Drowning victim identified as American soldier

The body of a missing swimmer was recovered on Tybee Island near 19th Street on Oct. 18.

Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions in a feature-length documentary called “Francesco.”
  • Coronavirus

  Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

Republicans are reconvening the Senate this week to vote on a virus proposal, but it’s a bill that failed once before, and that Trump himself now derides as too puny.

TOP STORIES

  Ga. Department of Labor not planning to reopen offices anytime soon

Police searching for man accused of assaulting jogger in Cypress Ridge subdivision

Two suspects arrested for shooting at Rice Creek subdivision

  Memorial Health celebrates 65 years of service

  Scanning absentee ballots begins in Liberty Co.

Thousands of Georgia voters have already sent back their absentee ballots.
  • Coronavirus

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

The CDC advises anyone who has been in close contact with a COVID-19 patient to quarantine for two weeks.

  Nonprofit aiding survivors of sexual assault may face closure

  New Effingham Co. Fire Station just the beginning for growing department

SLED: Man killed on Fripp Island reportedly presented firearm

Glynn Co. Police seek man suspected of kidnapping ex-girlfriend

Police investigate after 1 shot at Savannah convenience store

  Candidates for U.S. House District One, Ga. House District 164 gather for forum

  Ga. 5-year-old writes book about pandemic

  SCCPSS Phase 3 in-person learning plan begins Monday

  • National

Trooper sideswipes motorcycle, tackles driver on Fla. interstate

A Florida Highway Patrol cruiser swerved to knock off the biker then one of them tackles the rider to the ground.

SPORTS

  Eagles will face second ranked opponent on the road

Eagles hold 36-hole lead at Bash in the Boro

  Calvary Day coach recalls working with UGA linebacker

Lawrence throws 5 TDs, No. 1 Clemson rolls past Georgia Tech

  End Zone: High school football scores for Friday, Oct. 16

High school football games in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.

MORE TOP STORIES

  CCPD Captain, wife save dog who fell out of car on I-95

  Debate ongoing for how public wants SCCPSS to proceed

DHEC: About 150 new cases of COVID-19 reported in K-12 schools Tuesday, 1,631 total

  City of Savannah considering holding off event permits another month

  New look Guyton Police Department ushers in new era for city

In a year where many things are taking a step back or remaining in place the Guyton Police Department is charging full steam ahead. Ushering changes the city says have been a long time coming and they hope will lay the groundwork for years to come.
  • National

‘Two peas in a pod’: Toddler befriends 5-foot Halloween skeleton

The 2-year-old's mother thinks that COVID canceling playdates with other kids strengthened his bond with the skeleton.

  Bryan County High football team prepares to return to play

Shots-fired incident leads to multi-car wreck, according to Beaufort Co. Sheriff’s Office

Convicted mass murderer makes appeal in 2013 trial

Murder suspect arrested in Liberty County