Saving Savannah’s American Legion Post 500

Amidst disrepair, John Parker and James Putney see the history of American Legion Post 500. They also see its future.

Discounts, deals being offered for Veterans Day 2019

  Savannah Region Toys for Tots campaign begins

  Statesboro’s 46th annual Attic Sale this Saturday

  Girls on the Run 5k celebration

CCPD holding toy drive for pediatric patients

Taste of Savannah set for Saturday

Continued Coverage

Telfair Museums to host Free Family Day on Saturday

Disney on Ice returns to Savannah with ‘Celebrate Memories’

  Big Wig Bash held at Savannah Station

Savannah veteran donated refurbished car via Progressive’s Keys to Progress event

  American Legion collects donations for Fort Stewart soldiers

  United Way fundraiser helps fund multiple community agencies

  Good News: Food delivery service helping those in need

As we enter the holiday season, you can help feed less fortunate families in our area by ordering food in for yourself.

  Savannah Weekend: The 2019 Savannah Food and Wine Festival

The Savannah Food and Wine Festival brings together some of the best culinary talent, winemakers and beverage experts in the South for events in the Hostess City.

  SCCPSS Veteran’s Recognition Reception

Wednesday night the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System honored employees who have served or are currently serving our country in the Armed Forces.

  Canal District master plan summit held, residents updated

After months of feedback and forums, more than 100 residents got the opportunity to hear what recommendations consultants have come up with to revitalize the Canal District in a master plan.

  Bulloch County schools participating in food drive

  Vietnam Veterans Memorial mobile unit to stop in Richmond Hill

Planet Fitness offering special deal to veterans, active duty military members

  Community Champions: Greenbriar Children’s Center

Savannah police safely locate missing 74-year-old man

  MountainFilm holding veterans event

  Savannah Food and Wine Festival: The Women Creating ‘Savannah’s Culinary Cool’

The 2019 Savannah Food and Wine Festival is underway!

  Mailbox set up to send letters to Santa Claus

It’s never too early to get in the Christmas spirit!

  Everything you need to know about the 2019 Savannah Food & Wine Festival

Foodies and wine lovers, get ready! The 2019 Savannah Food and Wine Festival officially begins Monday, Nov. 4.

  Annual Ogeechee Area Hospice Fundraiser

Volunteers in Statesboro teamed to help a place that helps families in their worst days.

  Holiday Helpers Tree kicks off at Georgia Southern

A Georgia Southern University fall tradition kicked off Friday morning.

  City of Savannah working toward fixing ongoing, train-related noise and traffic congestion

It’s a headache Savannah residents in the mid-town area, as well as commuters, have dealt with for years. And according to them, it's only getting worse.

America’s Second Harvest looking to fill empty shelves

America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia is looking to the community to help them fill empty shelves at their food collection center.

  Savannah preps for 2019 Rock 'n’ Roll Marathon weekend

Tens of thousands of people will be running through downtown Savannah this weekend.

  Jasper Co. deputies hold Trunk or Treat event

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office headquarters in Ridgeland held a Trunk or Treat event Thursday night.

  Halloween events bring Savannah community together

Thousands spent the day across the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry wandering through neighborhoods searching for candy while others headed to alternative events to celebrate the holiday.

United Way of the Coastal Empire has raised $4 million so far toward 2019 goal

The United Way of the Coastal Empire is now halfway to meeting its 2019 fundraising goal.

  Darien man launches online tie store

A 20-year-old Darien man is launching an online tie store Friday. They aren’t ordinary ties, but they’re ties with a purpose.

  Coastal Empire Fair returns for one more year in current location

It’s a bittersweet 70-year anniversary for the Coastal Empire Fair at the fairgrounds off Meding Street.

  Good News: Reverse trick-or-treating at the Willett Children’s Hospital

Kyle Sheill’s plans for Halloween did not include being in the hospital. But the Willett Children’s Hospital had their own plan for all the kids spending the holiday there.

  Mobile replica of Vietnam War Memorial stops in Pooler

A mobile replica of one of the nation’s most visited memorials stopped in Pooler.

  Savannah Weekend: A marathon and film festival

On your mark. Get set. Go! Tens of thousands of runners will take over the streets of Savannah this weekend for the Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon, and even if you aren’t running, you can join in on the festivities.

  'Million Father March’ held to show importance of the presence of dads

Students at Haven Elementary School had an extra special Halloween as dozens of fathers came through and marched with their students in a parade to show the importance of the presence of dads.

Residents take part in Teal Pumpkin Project to offer candy alternatives for Halloween night

WTOC spoke to an advocate for the Teal Pumpkin Project to find out what families can do to help trick-or-treaters with food allergies.

  City celebrates opening of Savannah Police Caretaker Cottage with ribbon cutting

Savannah Police continue to develop their presence along the Martin Luther King Junior Avenue corridor.

  7 winners announced for the ‘Home for the Holidays’ contest

The winners of the “Home for the Holidays” contest were announced on Wednesday.

  Savannah Police to host Safe Neighborhood Spooktacular

The Savannah Police Department has a new central precinct this Halloween, and to celebrate they’re hosting a Safe Neighborhood Spooktacular on Halloween Night.

  Community Champions: Warriors 4 William Foundation

Danielle Webb makes a difference for children fighting cancer every day at work at the Willet Children’s Hospital at Memorial Health.

Halloween costume contest for NICU babies at Memorial Health

Memorial Health is holding a Halloween costume contest for babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

City of Savannah holding 3rd annual Recycling Day event

The City of Savannah, Keep Savannah Beautiful, and Savannah State University are partnering to host the third annual recycling day event on Wednesday, Oct. 30.

  Grocery store employee surprised with 100th birthday bash

Followed by a large crowd in a celebratory mood, Romay Davis took hold of the handle of a decorated shopping cart and was escorted under a balloon archway and into the store.

Visitation, funeral being held for soldier killed in Fort Stewart training accident

A visitation and funeral service will be held Wednesday in Pembroke for one of the three Fort Stewart soldiers that were killed in a training accident a little over a week ago.

  Savannah non-profit receives donation to help families facing homelessness

A generous grant will now help families on the verge of becoming homeless.

Publix to offer discount to veterans, military personnel, and their families on Veterans Day

To show their appreciation to those who serve our country, Publix is providing a discount to veterans, active military personnel, and their families on Veterans Day.

Godley Station Dental opens its annual Candy Buyback Program

Godley Station Dental in Pooler is opening its annual Candy Buyback Program this week. Trick-or-Treaters can donate their candy and get cash in return.

Chatham Area Transit rolls out online ticketing option

Those who use the Chatham Area Transit to get around town now have a new way to buy their bus passes.

Annual Empty Bowl event to help the Emmaus House

The folks at Emmaus House want everyone to know about the segment of the community that uses Savannah's soup kitchen, the mostly homeless individuals who get what often is their only hot meal of the day there.

Lyft program offers free rides to job interviews and first three weeks of employment

Lyft has started a new program offering free rides to and from job interviews.

  Savannah State University celebrates homecoming

Bruce Haynes and his wife along with many other alumni filled the streets as the band and dancers bring in this year's homecoming celebration.

Grab a Bag for Kids raises money to help hundreds of children

Hundreds of ladies packed the ballroom for the annual Grab a Bag for Kids.

  20th Annual Savannah Pride begins with parade

Savannah Pride kicked off Friday night with their first-ever parade.

  Local animal shelter in need of volunteers

Calling all dog and cat lovers, McIntosh County Animal Services is looking for volunteers.

  Savannah Fire Rescue breaks ground on Highlands Fire Station

Friday, Savannah Fire Rescue officially broke ground on their new $3 million fire station.

SCAD Savannah Film Festival begins Saturday

Saturday marks the beginning of the 2019 SCAD Savannah Film Festival. The red carpet will be out on Broughton Street for a full week of movie premieres, documentary screenings, panel discussions and so much more.

  WATCH: The 2019 Sunbelt Ag Expo special

Enjoy the 2019 Sunbelt Ag Expo special presented by WTOC.

Savannah gears up for big weekend with several big events taking place across the city

The city of Savannah is gearing up for a huge weekend. There are several different events that are all expected to bring crowds to different parts of the Hostess City.

  Card company honors military, includes Nine Line Apparel logo

The card company Bicycle has recently come out with a Limited Edition Deck. But this deck of playing cards is different.

Good News: Historic barn renovation enhances the future of Skidaway Island Institute of Oceanography

Some of the University of Georgia's newest classrooms are inside one of Skidaway Island's oldest buildings.

  Short-term rentals a hot topic at Tybee Public Safety Committee meeting

A Public Safety Committee held a meeting on Thursday morning for the City of Tybee Island to discuss some potential changes that could impact tourists visiting the area.

  Student ready for big break at SCAD Savannah Film Festival

The red carpet rolls out Friday evening for the 2019 SCAD Savannah Film Festival.

Rincon farm a hot spot for fall activities

Over nearly a decade of Halloweens, Madrac Farms in Rincon has become a hot spot for fall activities.

Savannah Weekend: Film festival, Shalom Y’all, and Savannah Pride

Hollywood A-listers to a first-time parade in the heart of downtown Savannah, this weekend has a little bit of everything!

Savannah PD searching for teen last seen Oct. 15

The Savannah Police Department is searching for 14-year-old Bobby Carbaugh who hasn’t be seen since Oct. 15.

Bryan County school board to decide on name for new elementary school

On Thursday, the Bryan County Board of Education will decide on a name for a new elementary school coming to the area.

Massie Heritage Center’s new exhibit highlights American Indians

The Massie Heritage Center gave a special preview of a new exhibit to Savannah-Chatham County school leaders.

  Statesboro Goodwill adds new Donation Express

Goodwill’s store in Statesboro wants to make it easier for you to donate your old belongings.

Tree climbing competition coming to Savannah

Tree climbers from across the world will descend on Savannah this weekend.

United Way of the Coastal Empire half way to annual fundraising goal

United Way of the Coastal Empire said its almost halfway to meeting its annual fundraising goal.

  Community Champions: Savannah Stand Down Resource Fair

Hurricane Dorian caused the postponement of an event to help homeless veterans, but the need did not go away.

City of Savannah holding public hearing on archaeology ordinance

The city of Savannah previously collected public input on what its archaeology ordinance should include. On Thursday, a public hearing will be held to discuss that feedback.

Pride Festival & Parade, SSU Homecoming Parade to impact dowtown traffic, bus routes this weekend

The Pride Festival and Parade and Savannah State’s Homecoming Parade will impact downtown traffic and bus routes this weekend.

J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care to roll out new mobile unit at Stand Down for Homelessness event

More health care options are coming to those living in Savannah.

  Big Flamingo Pink Party held to raise money for Komen Coastal Ga.

A big Komen “Big Wig” fundraiser was held Tuesday night.

  L.O.V.E is the Answer workshop held for SCCPSS

The workshop is called L.O.V.E. is the Answer. It's inspired by the documentary film, "Walking While Black: Love is the Answer."