2 in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs

Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation’s intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates.
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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.

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  Richmond Hill pharmacy to vaccinate 200 people

  Belfast Keller Rd. interchange opens to traffic

More children are testing positive for COVID-19

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

SCDOT gets high marks in annual financial audit

The audit said the agency has strong internal controls to prevent improper or unnecessary spending.
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2 injured after police car drives through crowd at race

A police car arrived, then drove through the crowd after people tried to block the vehicle, a witness said.

House Speaker wants to add 2 justices to SC Supreme Court

From SC to DC: Jaime Harrison focuses on Democrats’ national goals as new DNC chair

SC newborn dies after testing positive for meth, mother charged with homicide

Busy Statesboro intersection seeing changes to be safer for drivers

  Gov. McMaster visits Hilton Head Hospital, gives update on vaccination rollout

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

  • Coronavirus

Nurse battling COVID-19 may have contracted virus between vaccine doses

In between doses, experts say the Pfizer vaccine is 50% effective. It takes at least two weeks after the second dose to receive the full benefit of 95% protection.

SPORTS

REPORT: LSU set to interview Vikings DB coach Daronte Jones for DC job

Aaron’s death prompts call to change name: Braves to Hammers

  Eagles honor healthcare heroes

  Hank Aaron took the field at Historic Grayson Stadium

  Benedictine football rakes in post-season accolades

Football season may be over, but Benedictine continues to bring in more hardware.

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  Tattnall County Productions cancels spring show due to COVID-19

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

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

The Georgia Department of Transportation anticipates the opening of the new I-95 at Belfast Keller Interchange (Exit 83) on Friday, Jan. 22, weather permitting.
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  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.

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