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‘Uga’ ranked #1 college football mascot by Sports Illustrated
It won’t be long until the Georgia Bulldogs kick off the 2019 football season, and we’ve got something that will really have you saying “Go Dawgs!"
Tedi Rountree and
Published August 14, 2019 at 7:33 PM
Saint Simons teen arrested in connection to weekend hit-and-run that caused severe injuries
A Saint Simons Island teen has been arrested in connection to a hit and run over the weekend that seriously injured another teen.
Published July 11, 2019 at 4:56 PM
Massive tiger shark caught off Tybee’s coast
Anglers with American Fishing Charters caught a huge tiger shark off Tybee’s coast over the weekend.
Published July 1, 2019 at 7:02 PM
Swainsboro PD reimposes juvenile curfew within city limits
The Swainsboro Police Department has reimposed its juvenile curfew within the city limits, effective immediately.
Published June 25, 2019 at 4:42 PM
Pilot makes emergency landing on Jekyll Island
A pilot heading to Saint Simons had to make an emergency landing before reaching his destination, Friday afternoon.
Published June 14, 2019 at 5:17 PM
GA DNR, Chatham County Marine Patrol holding boater safety course
GA DNR and Chatham County Marine Patrol will hold a boating safety course on Saturday, June 15.
Published June 11, 2019 at 9:26 PM
Loggerhead sea turtle nest found on Cumberland Island marks start of nesting season
It’s nesting season for loggerhead turtles, and Friday, a clutch of eggs buried on Cumberland Island opened Georgia’s 31st year of comprehensive nest monitoring.
Published April 26, 2019 at 5:42 PM
Death investigation underway after fatal shooting incident in Swainsboro
An investigation is underway after a fatal shooting incident took place outside of a business on Gumlog Road in Swainsboro.
Published March 28, 2019 at 3:29 PM
Pooler’s Surf Lagoon closes, makes way for new apartments
The owner of the property told WTOC Tuesday that they will be tearing it down and buildings apartments in the area.
Crystal Howard and
Published March 12, 2019 at 6:53 PM
Swainsboro PD investigating after physical altercation ensues in Walmart
Swainsboro Police are investigating after a family feud led to an assault in Walmart, Wednesday night.
Published January 10, 2019 at 4:36 PM
East Georgia State College named most affordable online college for nursing
East Georgia State College in Swainsboro has been named the 2019 most affordable online college for nursing degrees in the nation.
Published December 3, 2018 at 4:01 PM
Operation Vanilla Gorilla charges affiliates of Ghost Face Gangsters with drug trafficking, firearms felonies
More than 40 defendants linked to the notorious white supremacist street gang have been indicted on federal charges related to drug trafficking and firearms possession throughout eastern Georgia and beyond.
Published November 20, 2018 at 12:11 PM
Make savory stuffing cakes with Thanksgiving leftovers
If you're looking for something creative to do with your Turkey Day leftovers, why not make some savory stuffing cakes?
Published November 19, 2018 at 1:28 PM
Investigation underway after fatal shooting, armed robbery at Vidalia business
Vidalia Police say a fatal shooting and armed robbery took place at RJ Pope Traditional Menswear, Friday afternoon.
Published November 16, 2018 at 3:46 PM
GA/FL Showdown: Stadium guidelines, parking info
The highly-anticipated Georgia-Florida game is finally here, and thousands of fans are making their way to Jacksonville for the showdown.
Published October 26, 2018 at 4:09 PM
Good News: Charity baseball in Effingham County
There were no errors at Josh Reddick Field in Effingham County Thursday night, but there sure were a lot of hits.
Published August 31, 2018 at 5:04 PM
Inmates who escaped Screven County Jail facing longer sentences
A pair of Screven County Jail inmates is facing even more trouble than before after a brief escape Wednesday.
Published August 30, 2018 at 4:26 PM
Suspects wanted in Metter for abandoning animals identified, cited
UPDATE: Metter Police confirm they have found and cited the suspects responsible.
Published July 26, 2018 at 4:54 PM
Goats arrive to clear vegetation in City of Savannah
The city of Savannah is starting a pilot program in mid-June to use goats to clear vegetation in two different areas.
Published June 20, 2018 at 4:44 PM
3 arrested after attempted burglary at TC Outdoors in Statesboro
Three suspects are behind bars as a result of an attempted burglary at a Statesboro business.
Published June 6, 2018 at 3:50 PM
BCSO looking for wanted suspect on HHI; expect increased law enforcement presence
The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect who is wanted for multiple warrants, Thursday night.
Published May 31, 2018 at 8:25 PM
John Travolta stops for a bite at Japanese restaurant in Savannah
Actor John Travolta was spotted at Hirano's in Savannah on Tuesday.
Published May 31, 2018 at 12:42 PM
Chatham County investigators warn against ongoing phone scheme
Chatham County investigators say a phone scheme involving artificial warrants is still active and continues to target citizens.
Published May 25, 2018 at 3:39 PM
BCSO working to locate truck stolen from Lady's Island home
The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is working to find a vehicle that was stolen from in front of a home on Island Breeze Lane on Lady's Island.
Published May 23, 2018 at 4:36 PM
Beaufort County firefighters save lucky traveling kitty
Lowcountry firefighters answered a not so routine call Wednesday evening, hurrying to the rescue of a kitten.
Published May 17, 2018 at 3:59 PM
Suspect in fatal Twin City shooting charged with murder
An investigation is underway in Emanuel County after a man was shot and killed in Twin City, Wednesday night.
Tedi Rountree and
Published March 22, 2018 at 5:53 PM
VIDEO: UGA X rides in St. Patrick's Day Parade
UGA X, also known as 'Que,' rode in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Savannah on Saturday.
Published March 19, 2018 at 4:21 PM
Man proposes on live TV during Savannah St. Patrick Day celebration
Two different couples said "Yes" in downtown Savannah amidst the Saint Patrick's Day festivities on Saturday.
Published March 17, 2018 at 2:57 PM
Girl Scouts celebrate 'National Girl Scout Day' at Georgia Capitol
Girl Scouts are celebrating 'National Girl Scout Day' at the Georgia Capitol on Monday.
Published March 12, 2018 at 3:51 PM
Will Smith helps Bluffton teen with 'promposal' for girlfriend
A Hilton Head Christian Academy senior got a star-studded surprise when her boyfriend got actor Will Smith to ask her to prom.
Published February 28, 2018 at 4:16 PM
GDOT: Wreck closes southbound lanes of I-95 in Liberty County
Missing 18-year-old CofC student found safe on Sullivan’s Island
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2 barricaded armed robbery suspects surrender at St. Helena home
Police: Toddler taken to hospital drunk on schnapps, grandma arrested
Pooler mayor announces he will not run for re-election