BCSO searching for missing, endangered woman

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing and endangered 67-year-old woman.

  SC reports 1,558 new COVID-19 cases and 10 more deaths Friday as hospitalizations remain high

  Busy holiday weekend expected on Hilton Head Island

  Over 2,700 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ga. on Friday

  GSP monitoring I-16 as holiday weekend travel picks up

Search underway for man reported missing in the Altamaha River

Chatham Co. coronavirus testing site to move to the Savannah Civic Center

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  Tybee Island expecting big crowds for Independence Day weekend

  A look inside Savannah’s Plant Riverside District

  Tormenta FC season preps ramp up; USL season set to begin in mid-July

3 TSA agents test positive for COVID-19 at Savannah airport

SC celebrates the 4th of July with patriotic ‘Salute From the Shore’ flyover

Uber, #WHATSMYNAME Foundation partner to promote rideshare safety on college campuses

DHEC promotes virtual visitation grant for nursing homes

The health agency is providing more resources for families to stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Chatham EMS shares fireworks safety tips

Fourth of July weekend is upon us, and officials with Chatham Emergency Services want you to be safe through the holiday.

SPD locate missing 30-year-old man

The Savannah Police Department is looking for 30-year-old Yousef Abdi.

Port Wentwoth mayor warning of potential COVID-19 exposure at city council meeting

As of this morning several staff members left their regular duties to be tested today, in hopes of receiving negative test results as quickly as possible. Each of you are encouraged to go get tested as early as tomorrow if possible to prevent the illness from being spread any further. As a result o

  SC reports 1,629 new COVID-19 cases and 19 more deaths Thursday

  VR for Good: Virtual reality program helping hospice patients

  Bulloch County Schools still looking at options for re-opening

  State senator discusses recently passed Ga. budget

McMaster orders DHEC to postpone release of guidelines for nursing home visitations

  Mask mandate in place for Hilton Head Island over holiday weekend

  Remembering Richard Eckburg: Savannah community leader remembered for dedication

A staple in the Savannah community, Richard Eckburg, has passed away.

Thunderbolt Mayor Pro-tem passes away

The Town of Thunderbolt is mourning the loss of their Mayor Pro-Tem.

  DPH reports over 3,400 new COVID-19 cases in Ga.

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported 3,472 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday, July 2.

2020 Pirate Fest on Tybee Island canceled

The annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest on Tybee Island has been canceled this year.

East Georgia Regional implementing visitor restrictions after increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations

East Georgia Regional Medical Center is treating 15 COVID-19 patients on Thursday, July 2, according to the hospital.

NASCAR driver to race ‘Trump 2020’ vehicle sponsored by pro-Trump PAC

A political action committee working to help President Donald Trump is sponsoring a NASCAR driver’s vehicle starting this weekend.

$50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Bluffton

Someone in Bluffton is $50,000 richer.

Latest S.C. unemployment numbers show total of 635K+ new claims since March

The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce says the number of people who have filed their first claim for unemployment benefits continues to grow months after the coronavirus pandemic began having a major impact on jobs in the state.

Pilot identified following F-16 aircraft crash on Shaw Air Force Base

Details of what caused the crash have not been released.

  COVID-19 impacting Fourth of July tourism in Savannah

Normally we would see hotels sold out across the county for the Independence Day weekend, but over the last few days, several hotels have reported cancellations.

  Senior Citizens, Inc. kicks off annual fan drive

With the summer heat upon us, Senior Citizens, Inc. is trying to help our older residents beat the heat.

Top SC health officials say COVID-19 spreads by simply breathing, warns drastic action must be taken to stop spread

With the Fourth of July weekend fast approaching, McMaster reminded people about his executive order limiting gatherings.

  Bananas shut out Bacon in socially distanced opener

Game number one of the Savannah Bananas season is officially in the books. The team opened the 2020 season at Grayson Stadium Wednesday night with just 50 percent capacity allowed in the ballpark and masks required.

  Man celebrates 107th birthday social distancing style

So much love and joy for a man who has just about seen it all.

Leopold’s Ice Cream hosts annual “I Pledge for Ice Cream”

July is here, and with it, the heat of summer.

Military recruitment has been drastically impacted by coronavirus pandemic

Staff Sergeant and Army recruiter, Roderick Harvey has been in the Army for 10 years and recruiting for a year. Sergent Harvey said his pitch to enlist is drastically different now dealing with COVID-19.

  Beaufort County Council passes ordinance requiring masks

Beaufort County Council passed the emergency ordinance requiring face coverings in certain places where people won't be able to social distance.

Town of Port Royal passes ordinance requiring masks in buildings open to the public

The Town of Port Royal unanimously passed an ordinance to require masks in all buildings open to the public.

  DHEC reports highest number of deaths in a single day: 24 new deaths, 1,497 new COVID-19 cases

On Tuesday, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has announced 1,497 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 24 more confirmed deaths.

  FEMA discusses hurricane season changes amid COVID-19 crisis

The Atlantic hurricane season is already breaking records with several storms named so early this year. With parts of the U.S. battling the wrath of the coronavirus pandemic, experts urge you not to delay in preparing.

  Online petition started to support Tattnall Co. High coach

A former Tattnall County High School student has started a petition to support her former teacher who is not being allowed to coach this year. The decision involved social media posts.

  First day of mask mandate in City of Savannah

Day one of the mandatory mask order Savannah Mayor Van Johnson put in place is in full effect.

  New Netflix show filmed in Bulloch Co.

The owners and employees of a Bulloch County company could soon be household names when their reality show debuts on Netflix this weekend.

  Hardeeville City Council votes not to enact ordinance on requiring masks

Hardeeville City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to not enact an executive order requiring face masks.

Kemp makes stops in SWGA on coronavirus flyaround tour

Kemp is making two stops in South Georgia today.

  Airman with 165th Airlift Wing recounts helping motorist who crashed into canal last week

Haffly says he doesn’t consider himself a hero, just at the right place at the right time to help someone in need.

  Masks required at Savannah Bananas game tonight

The Savannah Bananas will begin the 2020 season Wednesday night at Historic Grayson Stadium.

  City of Savannah introduces new task force to review use of force policy

Savannah’s new task force to review public safety policies, like use of force guidelines for the police department, met Wednesday to talk about their goals moving forward.

  First day of new mask mandate in Beaufort

For many towns and cities across the Lowcountry, Wednesday is the first day that the mandatory mask ordinance is being enforced. And many people are wondering who oversees that?

  Local hospitals prepare for increase in emergency room visits ahead of July 4th weekend

Fireworks are a holiday tradition. But with professional shows canceled this year, several are taking matters into their own hands.

  Savannah/Hilton Head International continues to see uptick in air travel

The Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport has had a turbulent 2020.

Georgia Southern student athlete resigns from advisory committee after controversial tweets surface

A Georgia Southern University student athlete resigned from a leadership position over racial comments she tweeted six years ago.

  2020 Race for the Cure to be held virtually in October

The 2020 Race for the Cure will be held virtually this year in Savannah.

Fort Pulaski closed after downed power lines on Hwy 80; parking lot and trails will reopen tomorrow

One of Chatham County’s largest tourist attractions remains closed for now, but the parking lot, trails, and restrooms around Fort Pulaski are open.

Tybee mayor reports power is back on

Thousands woke up without power Wednesday morning in and around Tybee Island.

  City of Savannah to reveal Canal District plans through virtual meetings

The City of Savannah is set to conduct three virtual meetings this month to showcase their ideas for this area of West Savannah primarily around Gwinnett Street and Stiles Avenue.

College student who tested positive for COVID-19 urges young people to take virus seriously

Since the beginning of April, there has been a 966% increase in newly-reported cases among young people aged 11 to 20 in South Carolina and a 413% increase in cases among people aged 21 to 30.

Job fair being held to fill remaining positions at Plant Riverside District before grand opening

The Kessler Collection’s Plant Riverside District is set to open on July 29th and hopes to fill its remaining 50 open positions before the grand opening.

Kemp signs Georgia’s $25.9 billion budget

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a $25.9 billion budget Tuesday, one day before the start of the new fiscal year.

Southbound traffic on I-95 at Exit 94 to be closed for at least 1 hour Wednesday morning

The Chatham County Police Department is informing drivers that southbound I-95, from Exit 94 to the Chatham County line, will be closed for at least an hour early Wednesday morning while they clean up a single car crash.

  COVID-19 surge continues in SC: Record high 1,741 new cases Tuesday, 17 more confirmed deaths

More than 1,000 people are hospitalized due to the virus as of Tuesday and the percent of positive cases based on the most recent testing is 19%.

  TCHS teacher, coach says social media post led to suspension; TCSS says matter still under investigation

A high school coach is being forced to put down his whistle because of a social media post.

  Town of Hilton Head Island warning visitors of face mask ordinance

Hilton Head Island has a mandatory mask ordinance in place.

  Savannah mayor signs executive order requiring face masks in public

During Savannah Mayor Van Johnson's weekly COVID-19 update Tuesday morning, he announced an emergency order requiring face masks in public spaces will go into effect July 1 at 8 a.m.

  Graduation ceremony at Savannah Civic Center canceled for Bryan County High seniors

Bryan County High School graduates and families got some heartbreaking news Tuesday.

  Bulloch Co. COVID-19 cases triple in June

Officials in Statesboro and Bulloch County say a jump in their number of COVID-19 cases has them looking for causes and solutions.

Human remains found in search for missing Fort Hood private

Human remains have been found in the search for a Fort Hood private who disappeared without a trace more than two months ago.

  Savannah businesses react to mandatory mask order

COVID-19 has deeply impacted area businesses.

  Statesboro Mayor: City Hall closure reflects safety and caution

Mayor Jonathan McCollar says they closed the building after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. They notified the people that work near that employee so they could be tested.

  First Alert Weather Academy: Saharan Dust

While it may be a more recent topic of conversation, it isn’t anything too new.

  Evans Memorial Hospital welcomes new CEO

Evans Memorial Hospital recently selected a new CEO after their previous one retired.

  Savannah residents react to mandate requiring masks

By Wednesday at 8 a.m., it will be a civil infraction to not wear a mask in Savannah. While it’s a big move, it’s one that several people say they support.

  Tybee Post Theater to remain closed as other performance venues begin to open

In accordance to Governor Kemp’s executive order, live performance venues can reopen on Wednesday. The question of how many actually will is still up in the air.

  New Tybee Island shuttle could help with Fourth of July weekend parking

Crowds will be making their way to Tybee Island this weekend for the 4th of July.

Former sheriff’s deputy pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

Travis Tuenge, 44, faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a substantial fine as well as a period of supervised release and registration as a sex offender.

  Industrial maintenance training lab offers solution for both employers & employees

Ogeechee Tech Industrial Maintenance Training Lab is helping local employers fill a growing gap and local employees work their way to a higher skill set and income.

  Sheriff: Oklahoma man shoots woman who tried to steal his Nazi flag

A 26-year-old Oklahoma woman was shot after authorities say she was dared to steal a Nazi flag from a man’s front yard.

NY’s Cuomo adds GA to list of states who must quarantine if residents visit

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo just added Georgia to a list of 13 other states who must have residents self-quarantine for 14 days before a visit to New York state.