93-year-old activist visits Brunswick to promote children’s book

Ms. Opal Lee is on a mission to get Juneteenth recognized as a national holiday and to also promote her children’s book. Ms. Lee says currently there are 47 states that have Juneteenth observances and she’s pushing for a national holiday.

‘Together we stand’: Couple married 70 years battles COVID-19 side by side

The two ended up in the same hospital room after they tested positive for the coronavirus a day apart.
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Woman tried to abduct child after claiming to be CPS worker, W. Va. mother says

The sheriff’s department is looking for the suspect, but she was wearing a surgical mask, which is making it harder to identify her.

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Police investigate shooting after large gathering in Statesboro apartment complex

  Confederate monument in Forsyth Park vandalized

  Dozens rally at Forsyth Park in solidarity with Irwin Detention Center victims

Walk to end Alzheimer’s raises $45,000

  DHEC: 639 new COVID-19 cases, 27 more deaths announced in SC

This brings the total number of people with confirmed cases since the outbreak began to 141,338 and confirmed deaths to 3,141.
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  Trump, Biden battle over quick confirmation of court pick

Trump’s announcement of Barrett for the seat held by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is launching a high-stakes, fast-track election season fight over confirmation of a conservative judge who is expected to shift the court rightward as it reviews health care, abortion access and other hot-butto

  Vaccine trials facing community mistrust

  App helping find volunteers during pandemic

  SBA administrator tours the port, small businesses in Savannah

  Beaufort Co. community honors boy killed in crash

Georgia Southern warns students about potential payment scam

  Lyons businesses not feeling the impact of COVID-19

  SCCPSS district leader speaks about reopening plans

  New online verification tool helping Ga. Department of Labor process unemployment claims

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  Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child

The Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake in the back seven times last month told investigators he thought Blake was trying to abduct one of his own children and that he opened fire because Blake started turning toward the officer while holding a knife, the officer’s lawyer contends.

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

  Jenkins football holds voter registration event

  Game of the Week: Liberty Co. at Bradwell

  Savannah Bananas agree to new Grayson Stadium lease

The Savannah Bananas are set to stick around town for a while.

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SCCPSS Kindergarten registration open through Oct. 2

  Lovin’ Spoons closing for good in Savannah, Pooler

  Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum opening its doors virtually in preparation of 25th anniversary

DHEC reports 724 COVID-19 cases associated with K-12 schools as of Sept. 25

  Hilton Head Island council suspends search for new town manager

The town council of Hilton Head Island is suspending the search for a new town manager.
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Man charged after 3-year-old girl dies at sleepover in NYC

Police say there were no obvious signs of trauma. The medical examiner is conducting an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death and if foul play was involved.

  SC announces 647 new COVID-19 cases, 20 more deaths Friday

Port Wentworth Police Department searching for missing teenager

  Money seized from illicit gambling ring donated to Savannah agencies that help victims of crime

  Suspect arrested for livestock theft in Candler Co.