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Feed the Hungry asking for donations for annual Christmas dinner, toy giveaway

Second Harvest holding drive-thru food distribution event for Giving Tuesday

  Tybee Island hosting community food donation program

  Family Connections’ Angel Tree program back for another year

  Celebrate the Holidays and Meet a New Four-Legged Friend at Twinkle, Bark, Stroll

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  WATCH: Holidays at Home

  Black Friday shopping in stores big and small in Statesboro

Holiday season begins in Savannah with Christmas tree lighting

  Richmond Hill boy starts coffee, donut stand to buy toys for kids

  Annual Toys for Tots drive underway; bring donations to WTOC

  Tanger Outlets Savannah still a popular destination on Black Friday

  Shoppers head downtown for Black Friday in Savannah

All day, downtown Savannah saw the hustle and bustle of Black Friday shopping and exploring.

Lowcountry towns decide whether to host Christmas parades

While Charleston City officials are set to give an update on holiday festivities across the city, other Lowcountry towns have decided their parades will go on.

  Businesses encourage the community to shop local this holiday season

‘Tis the season to give! One of the most fun parts about this time of year is picking out special gifts for those near and dear to our heart.

  Local religious leaders offer encouragement during the COVID-19 pandemic

For many people so much of what makes the holiday season special revolves around one thing - faith. If your Hanukkah or Christmas celebrations will be looking different this year, you’re not alone. We spoke with some of our local religious leaders to find out how you can keep the faith during these

FBI advises online holiday shoppers to keep an eye out for scammers

Savannah, Tybee businesses encourage shopping locally this holiday season

  Bubba’s Bistro in Richmond Hill offers last minute Thanksgiving dining

  Salvation Army changes protocol amid COVID-19, but continues giving this holiday season

  1,000 meals prepared for Jasper County give back event

  Opening night for TMT Farms light display; collecting canned goods & toys for the needy

  Warm weather attracting Thanksgiving travelers to the beach

Many people are still traveling for the holidays and some chose Tybee Island as their Thanksgiving destination. With the beautiful weather and opportunity to social distance, visitors say it’s a fun and safe place to go for the holiday.

  Tybee restaurant owner discusses special Thanksgiving menu

While many businesses are closed for Thanksgiving, some restaurants stay open and serve Thanksgiving meals for people who want to dine-in or get takeout.

  Christmas-themed adoption event to benefit Coastal Pet Rescue

A local organization is spending Thanksgiving decorating for Christmas. But it’s not just for themselves, they hope you’ll be a part of it so they can help animals in need.

  Local ministry feeds the hungry on Thanksgiving

While many enjoyed Thanksgiving with close family today others spent their day giving back. Sacrificing time with their families to feed those who may not have one of their own. Filling stomachs but more importantly filling hearts with something we could all use a little of, hope.

  Donation helps Statesboro organization provide over 250 Thanksgiving meals

he director of Christian Social Ministries in Statesboro says they’ve seen nearly-record requests for need, including Thanksgiving. But a record donation helped them help plenty of families on Thursday.

  Still need to shop? Here’s what stores are open, closed on Thanksgiving

If you still need to go out and buy some last-minute items for your Thanksgiving feast, just know that your nearby grocery store may be closed. But there are some that will open their doors on Thursday.

  Liberty County family keeps Christmas Tree farm tradition alive

You and your family can cut down your own Christmas Tree in Liberty County.

  Young Statesboro artist creates Christmas cards for charity

A middle schooler in Statesboro has found a way to share his artistic talent and love of Christmas to help make his community better.

  Savannah downtown business hopeful for holiday shopping

Some of Savannah’s local businesses are gearing up for a holiday shopping season unlike any before due to the pandemic.

  Georgia Southern’s ‘Holiday Helpers’ tree adapts to pandemic

A giving tradition continues at Georgia Southern, despite the pandemic.

Many still traveling to spend Thanksgiving with loved ones

Despite CDC guidelines, many are still traveling to holiday destinations this year ahead of Thanksgiving.

  Last minute shopping to prepare for Thanksgiving

The day before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest days for grocery stores. This year is no different though we are in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coastal Ga. Botanical Gardens hosting Holiday Lights as drive-thru event

The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens is hosting its annual December Nights & Holiday Lights as a drive-thru event this year due to COVID-19.

Turkey giveaway event held at Memorial Stadium

Thanksgiving is just a few days away and the Tate Law Group is giving back to the Savannah community to put food on the table for families.

  COVID-19 safety protocols for Lowcountry holiday events

Thanksgiving is just days away and that means Christmas holiday events are following close behind. If you’re wondering how you can celebrate safely this year, many towns in the Lowcountry have got you covered.

Frosty, Rudolph, and the whole holiday gang return to TV

Frosty, Rudolph, and the whole holiday gang return to TV

  Hollywood comes to downtown Springfield

You may have noticed quite the scene in downtown Springfield last Friday. That's because a film crew had taken over parts of the city to shoot scenes for the movie, 'Alice.'

Deadlines you need to know for holiday shipping

Shipping deadlines you need to know for the holidays.

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield serving up Thanksgiving meals for soldiers

Senior leaders from the 3rd Infantry Division will spend two days wearing chef hats and serving a Thanksgiving-style meal to hundreds of soldiers.

  Feed the Hungry holds annual Thanksgiving meal as drive-thru giveaway

State Representative Carl Gilliard says the group usually feeds around 5,000 people during their Thanksgiving event. He expects that number to be double this year.

  Lunches delivered to Pooler firefighters

The Dewitt Tilton Group delivered lunches to the first shift of firefighters in the City of Pooler on Monday.

  Suitcase drive for children in foster care

During this season of giving, a local real estate company on Tybee Island is hosting a drive involving children but doesn’t involve toys.

  Burton Fire District helping your letters get to Santa Claus

Have you started listening to Christmas music? Maybe you’ve already decorated.

  Tybee Post Theater to show holiday movies

Starting this weekend, it’s “Lights on for the Holidays” at the Tybee Post Theater.

  More people getting ‘lit’ early this holiday season in Savannah

As we approach Thanksgiving many are already looking ahead to Christmas. Which is something one Savannah based company is banking on as they’ve been busier than every decorating homes for the holiday season.

Rahn Farms to celebrate first Christmas tree season with opening weekend events

Everyone has a new place to buy a Christmas tree this holiday season in Effingham County.

  City of Savannah begins decorating for the holidays

The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce says it plans to set up the city's annual Christmas tree along Broughton Street this Wednesday, Nov. 25.

Burton Fire Department helping to send letters to Santa

The Burton Fire Department in Beaufort says they’ll be helping local children get their letters to Santa this holiday season.

  Feed the Boro will continue for Thanksgiving despite pandemic

A Statesboro project to feed the needy each Thanksgiving will continue despite the pandemic.

  Local farm talks turkey ahead of Thanksgiving

With new guidelines the holiday could look different this year, which may be good news for turkeys, but perhaps not so much for farmers.

CASA volunteer surprised with Bananas-style parade

A special surprise for a man who gives back and helps the Savannah community.

United Way of the Coastal Empire surpasses 2020 campaign fundraising goal

The United Way of the Coastal Empire surpassed their campaign fundraising goal this year.

St. Leo University, Feed the Hungry partner for Thanksgiving giveaway

Saint Leo University-Savannah Center and Savannah Feed the Hungry gave out Thanksgiving meals to 12 deserving families.

  Southwest Airlines announces 5 new routes to Savannah/Hilton Head International

Southwest Airlines Thursday announced five new nonstop routes from Savannah/Hilton Head International starting March 11, 2021.

  Local food pantries giving back thanks to America’s Second Harvest

We know how much America’s Second Harvest does for people in our community. But they also do a lot for smaller pantries, including Rising Tyde on Tybee Island.

  Beaufort toy store makes changes ahead of holiday shopping season

Many businesses were deeply impacted by the effects of COVID-19. But one business says a surprising trend, supportive locals, and the holiday shopping season is on track to make this year a good one.

  WTOC raises over $18,000 for Second Harvest’s High Five Turkey Drive

WTOC is hosting a drive on Thursday, Nov. 19 to help those in need for the Thanksgiving holiday.

  Group focusing on boosting Hinesville businesses

Small Business Saturday, a nationwide campaign pushing the public to shop local, starts the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Due to the pandemic, the campaign will look different for some communities.

  Owl found inside Rockefeller Center Christmas tree

The northern saw-whet owl was stuck inside the tree for at least three days without food or water.

  Bulloch Co. farmer reflects on challenging year during harvest

Farmers may be one of the few groups where COVID-19 takes a back seat to other concerns.

  City of Pooler cancels annual Christmas Tree Lighting event

“We have to be safe. It’s public safety over our entertainment," said Pooler Mayor Rebecca Benton regarding the city's decision to cancel their annual tree lighting celebration.

  Changed travel plans on the menu this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving traditions, like everything else, won’t be quite the same in 2020 for many American households.

  Savannah Golf Championship secures sponsorship with The Landings Club

The Landings Club will be the presenting sponsor of the event it has hosted since 2018. It will now be called The Savannah Golf Championship at The Landings.

  Gulfstream donates over $1 million to United Way of the Coastal Empire

United Way of the Coastal Empire is almost at its fundraising goal, thanks in part to a big donation made Tuesday by Gulfstream.

  Bicycle drive held by Candler Co. Sheriff’s Office to help families at Christmas

You can help brighten Christmas for a child and help the Candler County Sheriff’s Office start a new tradition.

  Savannah man continues to honor veterans with light display

While some have started decorating for the holidays early this year, one Savannah man says he isn’t ready to take his down yet from what he calls the most important day of the year, Veterans Day.

  Local Florist, Decorator Brings Christmas Cheer to White House

One Southeast Georgia man has a hand in bringing the Christmas spirit to the White House. Jim Roberts is preparing to help out with decorations at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for the second year in a row.

  Zoom offers free calls for Thanksgiving

Zoom is free for everyone on Nov. 26, so your family gatherings don’t have to be cut short.

Broughton Streetscapes Project experiencing major delays

The city of Savannah says the Broughton Streetscapes Project is still seeing delays.

  Screven Co. community honors fallen firefighter

A community paused Monday morning to remember a firefighter lost in an off-duty crash. In Sylvania, people stood at the street as his body returned home for burial.

  Effingham Co. Day at the Capitol moving home in 2021

Due to concerns about COVID Effingham County leaders have made the decision to try and bring state officials to them for "Effingham County Day at the Capitol" in 2021.

  Donation will help non-profit teach career skills

A local nonprofit, Xcel Strategies, is launching a mobile HVAC, electrical, and plumbing trailer to help young people develop life and career skills.

Union Mission to serve 300 Thanksgiving meals to those in need; volunteers still needed

In the spirit of the holidays, Union Mission will serve 300 Thanksgiving dinners to local families and individuals in need on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

  Progress continues on new full-service marina

Many people have turned to boating for entertainment during the pandemic, but storage space has been hard to come by. Soon that will change, as progress continues on a new full-service marina.

  Plant Riverside announces European-style Christmas Market

The Plant Riverside District announced the launch of a new Savannah Christmas Market.

  Holiday Fair at West Broad happening this weekend

If you’re looking to get a head start on your holiday shopping this year, support local business, and give back to those in need, there’s a great event happening in downtown Savannah.

  Jepson Center offering free admission to Savannah-Chatham Co. residents this weekend

Telfair Museums' Jepson Center will offer free admission to locals this weekend. This will be Telfair’s final free weekend of the year.

  Salvation Army receives $500K of CARES Act funds

The Salvation Army of Savannah getting a big grant from the city to help renovate some of their locations and to help those in need.