Vets thankful for community help during pandemic

Homeless vets are getting a second chance at a normal life thanks to the Chatham Savannah Authority for the Homeless' Tiny House Project.

  Biden, Trump snipe from road and rails after debate chaos

Biden headed out on his most aggressive day on the campaign trail all year. Trump was to address voters and donors in Minnesota late in the day.
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  Bitter debate taunts overpower Trump’s, Biden’s visions

The debate will offer a massive platform for Trump and Biden to outline their starkly different visions for a country facing multiple crises, including racial justice protests and a pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans and cost millions of jobs.

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  West Chatham residents raise concerns over proposed re-zoning of landfill property

  SCCPSS parents seek answers ahead of first day back for phase II students

  Wedding venues seeing business bounce back after impacts of COVID-19

  City employee’s complaint alleges sexual harassment by Walthourville mayor

Gov. Kemp extends COVID-19 order, public state of emergency

The new order takes effect Oct. 1 at midnight and runs through Oct. 15 at 11:59 p.m, while the public health emergency is extended until Nov. 9.
  • Coronavirus

Hospitals feel squeeze as coronavirus spikes in Midwest

The U.S. is averaging more than 40,000 new confirmed cases a day.

  Comcast responds after Bryan County customer voices frustration with service

  Effingham teen restores ambulance to educate, inspire

Local state of emergency order extended in Chatham Co.

Crews respond to report of someone in the water near President Street, Truman Parkway; find no evidence it happened

  Changes coming to Chatham County COVID testing

Stadium capacity, ticket sale changes announced for SCCPSS football games

Chatham County candidates square off in an online forum

Richmond Hill man pleads guilty to creating scheme to frame former acquaintance with violations of patient privacy

  • Coronavirus

Study: Neanderthal genes are a liability for COVID patients

A study by European scientists published Wednesday by the journal Nature identifies a cluster of genes that are linked to a higher risk of hospitalization and respiratory failure in patients who are infected with the new coronavirus.

SPORTS

Stadium capacity, ticket sale changes announced for SCCPSS football games

  Rescheduled Savannah Golf Championship tees off Thursday

  End Zone: High school football scores for Friday, Sept. 25

Savannah City Council passes new lease agreement for the Savannah Bananas

Thursday night the Savannah City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Zoom.

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Census deadline extended to Oct. 5

  No absentee ballot drop boxes coming to Pooler

SCDOT accepting public comments on proposal to convert Cross Island Parkway into toll-free road

  Downed power lines blocked LaRoche Avenue near Nottingham Drive

  DHEC: 527 new COVID-19 cases, 22 more deaths announced in SC

This brings the total number of people with confirmed cases since the outbreak began to 143,495 and confirmed deaths to 3,173.
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‘I Am Woman’ singer Helen Reddy dies at 78

The Australian-born singer enjoyed a prolific career, with hits that included “I Don’t Know How To Love Him” from “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Ain’t No Way To Treat a Lady,” “Delta Dawn,” “Angie Baby” and “You and Me Against the World.”

  New unit trained to assist Savannah Police with behavioral health calls

  State suing for cleanup costs of massive trash fire on Able Contracting site

  Portal cancels annual Turpentine Festival

  City of Pembroke receives grant to restore sewer system