SC announces 3,435 new COVID-19 cases, 63 deaths Saturday

This brings the total number of people with confirmed cases since the outbreak began to 373,399 and confirmed deaths to 5,855.

  Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Ora Media, a company in which King was a cofounder, reported his death on his Twitter page Saturday morning.
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  Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

“Hammerin’ Hank” set a wide array of career hitting records during a 23-year career spent mostly with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves, including RBIs, extra-base hits and total bases.

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Ga. DPH reports more than 6,500 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

  New Savannah food court caters to food trucks, live entertainment

  Savannah still working toward solution for train horn noise, crossing traffic jams

  Tattnall County Productions cancels spring show due to COVID-19

  SC announces 3,528 new COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths Friday

DHEC says the percent positive from the 12,418 tests most recently reported to them was 28.4%.
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1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

One winning ticket has been sold in the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot.

Savannah Police car involved in crash that blocked lanes of Victory Drive

  UPDATE: Son arrested in McIntosh Co. double homicide

  I-95 interchange at Belfast Keller Rd. open

SC Heartbeat Bill heads to full Senate after lawmakers vote out exceptions for rape, incest

Crews respond to early-morning house fire in Bluffton

Georgia reports jump in cases of coronavirus variant

First Alert Weather Day: Expect widespread wet weather Friday

  Costco making plans to build in Pooler

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  Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

The House impeached Trump on a single charge of incitement of insurrection for the deadly attack on the Capitol that unfolded on Jan. 6.

SPORTS

  Eagles honor healthcare heroes

  Hank Aaron took the field at Historic Grayson Stadium

  Benedictine football rakes in post-season accolades

Ford hired as new Effingham Co. head football coach

Don Sutton, longtime Atlanta Braves broadcaster, dies at 75

Hall of Fame pitcher Don Sutton has died. He was a stalwart of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ rotation spanning an era from Sandy Koufax to Fernando Valenzuela.

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6-year-old boy dies after being attacked by dog in Hampton Co.

  Absentee ballot delays lead to questions about the process

Man who appeared on reality TV show denied bond in Jeff Davis homicide case

  SCCPSS school board discusses COVID-19 cases among staff

  Savannah’s restaurant industry continues to adapt amidst pandemic

Savannah’s restaurant industry continues to adapt and change amidst the pandemic.
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  Biden signs orders on food and unemployment aid as talks start on big aid plan

President Joe Biden wants to get assistance flowing while Congress begins to consider a $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

  Suspect in custody after fatal shooting at Hinesville convenience store

Ga. DPH reports more than 5,900 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday

  Students enlisted to help with Effingham Co.’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout

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