Savannah Chatham Sustainability Coalition holds pop up art event to recognize Earth Day

The Savannah Chatham Sustainability Coalition is hosting events during the month of April to celebrate Earth Day on Thursday.

  SC reports 616 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths Saturday

SCHP investigates fatal crash in Beaufort Co.

  SC reports 847 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths Friday

  Truck hits gas pump, causes fire at service station on Largo Drive

  CCPD working to bring speed cameras to some area school zones

  Artfest returning to Statesboro

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  3rd Combat Aviation Brigade gets new equipment as military strategy begins to change

  Coastal Health District director concerned with COVID variants

1 dead, 2 injured in crash on Stilson Leefield Road in Bulloch Co.

  U.S. House passes Paycheck Fairness Act

  First Responder Expo gives children chance to connect with officers

  Stan Smith celebrating 50 years as Sea Pines tennis pro

  Effingham Co. seeks to clear up confusion surrounding potential landfill

While many believe a proposed zoning ordinance change would make it easier for a landfill to be built in Effingham County, the County says the change actually seeks to protect nearby property owners.

  U.S. Senate to vote on COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

The U.S. Senate will soon debate a bill confronting hate crimes against the Asian and Asian-American community.

SC reports more than 800 new COVID-19 cases

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 847 new COVID-19 cases Friday afternoon as well as 401 probable cases.

FBI warns against making or buying fake COVID-19 vaccination cards

If you either make or purchase a fake COVID-19 vaccination record card, the FBI warns, you could be breaking the law.

  GBI: In-custody death ruled suicide by preliminary autopsy

  Woman behind viral video of soldier’s confrontation with Black man shares what happened

  SCAD announces multi-million dollar film studio expansion project

New Jersey father desperately searches for missing daughter in the Midlands

Fort Jackson suspends sergeant accused of assaulting Black man in SC neighborhood

200 Club of the Coastal Empire honors some of Savannah’s finest

200 Club of the Coastal Empire honors some of Savannah’s finest

The 200 Club of the Coastal Empire honored some of Savannah’s finest first-responders Thursday night.

  Ga. childcare providers to receive funding from American Rescue Plan

Georgia childcare providers are getting a massive boost in funding through the American Rescue Plan.

Lowcountry doctors discuss COVID-19 concerns

illions of people across the nation have been vaccinated but many health leaders worry people will become too relaxed with protective guidelines.

  Lowcountry businesses feeling positive impact from RBC Heritage

Hilton Head has had a lot of tourists come through in the last few weeks and now, an entirely new group of people are on the island.

  SC reports 589 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths Thursday

DHEC says the percent positive from the 12,452 molecular tests most recently reported to them was 6.3%.

  Successful right whale calving season but fight continues for critically endangered species

George spends time out on the water tracking and untangling these critically endangered right whales. He says while the baby boom is great - keeping them alive is just as important.

  Deaf puppy eying bright future

Through Operation New Hope 6-month-old lab mix, Tinker, is learning how to communicate without hearing while also teaching others some valuable lessons along the way

  Hinesville community celebrates NCAA champion Davion Mitchell

Davion Mitchell helped lead the Baylor Bears men’s basketball team to its first championship by beating the previously undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs.

  Georgia Attorney General to defend five lawsuits over the state’s new elections law

Chris Carr, Georgia Attorney General, Georgia's new elections law, voter rights

SC health department names new public health director

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says a Greenville native will officially become the agency’s director of public health Monday.

3 fires in Chatham Co. ruled arson; officials believe are linked

Three fires in Chatham County have been ruled arson and state officials believe they are connected.

SC reports more than 500 new COVID-19 cases

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 589 new COVID-19 cases Thursday afternoon as well as 512 probable cases.

Chatham Co. Board of Elections member plans to run for state House seat

A Chatham County Board of Elections member has announced he will run for a Georgia state House of Representative seat when there is a special election.

  Evans County man begins bike ride for a good cause

An Evans County man started a bicycle journey Wednesday morning that will take him up the East Coast, all for a good cause.

  Morning fire destroys apartment building under construction on Habersham St.

A large fire early Thursday morning destroyed a three-story apartment building that was under construction on Habersham Street.

Update: Police locate missing Savannah man

The Chatham County Police Department says a 22-year-old man that was reported missing has been found and is safe.

Soldier charged after viral video surfaces of confrontation with Black man outside his SC home

Jonathan Pentland has been arrested and charged with third-degree assault and battery.

  Rincon Police sending donations to tornado victims

Police in Rincon are sending a big donation to victims of devastating tornadoes in North Georgia three weeks ago.

  New K-8 school in West Chatham Co. named

A big item on the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System board meeting agenda Wednesday was the naming of a new school in West Chatham County.

GBI investigating suspicious death on Tybee Island

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating a suspicious death on Tybee Island.

Northbound Abercorn St. back open at 65th St. after crash

Both northbound lanes of Abercorn Street are back open at 66th Street after a crash Wednesday night.

  SC reports 466 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths Wednesday

DHEC says the percent positive from the 8,198 molecular tests most recently reported to them was 8.6%.

Body of missing boater located in the Savannah River

The body of a missing boater was recovered in the Savannah River on Wednesday morning.

  Harbour Town Golf Links open to public for RBC Heritage

It’s RBC Heritage Week on Hilton Head Island and Wednesday the greens are coming to life as fans make their way to Hilton Head Island.

  SCCPSS planning for full return to in-person learning this fall

Savannah-Chatham County Public School System leaders discussed during a board meeting Wednesday how they plan to return to classrooms this fall.

  Baxley community remembers former mayor pro tem

Many in Baxley gathered Wednesday morning to remember a pillar of the community.

Savannah Police see increase in thefts from vehicles

Police are once again reminding you to lock your car doors because thieves are mostly targeting unlocked cars.

  Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist starts renovation project

On Wednesday, the Bishop of Savannah blessed the start of the renovation project at the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist.

Bullseye! Pooler Police find cows in shooting range

“Another day, another cow(s)!” said Pooler Police in a Facebook post.

  House fire on Chevis Road now an arson investigation

A fire at a vacant house in Chatham County has been ruled an arson by the state fire marshal’s office.

UPDATE: Missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s located

UPDATE: The Savannah Police Department says a missing elderly man has been located.

Three Savannah men indicted by federal grand jury for illegal firearms possession

Three men from Savannah have been indicted for illegal firearm possession by a U.S. District Court grand jury in the Southern District of Georgia.

UPDATE: Two missing kids have been located, according to Savannah Police

UPDATE: The Savannah Police Department says that the two missing kids have returned home safely.

SC House passes April 26 deadline for in-person classes

The proposal passed Wednesday would require districts to continue to offer five days of in-person classes next school year no matter what happens with the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Baby chicks stolen from 3-year-old Bloomingdale boy with autism

The family of 3-year-old Anthony Lochiatto is looking for two black baby chicks that were stolen over the weekend. These chicks have been assisting Anthony, who is autistic, in his therapy and playing with them had become his favorite part of the day.

  Savannah-Chatham schools’ budget helped by federal relief bills

The cost of COVID-19 has been large, especially for schools.

SC reports 466 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, new jump in percent-positive

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 466 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday afternoon as well as more than a dozen confirmed deaths.

Spring carnival coming to Tanger Outlets Savannah

Carnival rides can be seen in the Tanger Outlets Savannah parking lot from Interstate 95.

Savannah Fire responds to late night fire on E. 64th Street

Savannah Fire responded to a fire late Tuesday night on East 64th Street.

Fire damages Hinesville Department of Labor building

Hinesville firefighters had to put out a fire at the Department of Labor Work Source building late Tuesday night.

  Savannah ministry helping impoverished children

In March, a record breaking number of unaccompanied migrant children entered U.S. custody along the border with Mexico.

  Bloomingdale school pantry resupplied by business partners

A school pantry in Bloomingdale got a resupply, thanks to some business partners in the area.

  US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they were investigating unusual clots that occurred 6 to 13 days after vaccination.

  Elders speak out against shelter planned for West Savannah

A demonstration in West Savannah on Tuesday following the city council’s decision to tentatively approve a homeless shelter there.

  Face mask requirements to end for several parts of Beaufort County

Mask mandates are expiring in parts of Beaufort County.

  SC reports 447 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths Tuesday

DHEC says the percent positive from the 11,206 molecular tests most recently reported to them was 5%.

  St. Joseph’s/Candler partners with churches to hold clinics in fight against vaccine hesitancy

On Tuesday the CDC and FDA recommended a pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines after reports of rare but serious blood clots in a handful of women. The recommendation brought up new concerns for those combatting vaccine hesitancy.

  Opening Ceremony held for the 2021 RBC Heritage

The 2021 RBC Heritage starts this week on Hilton Head Island.

  What Georgia’s new election law means for absentee voting

The new election law in Georgia has pitted corporate executives against state lawmakers.

  Splash in the Boro will reopen in May after COVID-19 canceled 2020 season

They say the tide has turned now in the pandemic and they’re more comfortable opening this summer.

Tybee Police arrest suspect in theft of vehicle

If you have seen this woman, you are asked to give Tybee Island Police a call.

Stone Mountain Park denies permit for Confederate event

The Stone Mountain Memorial Association has denied a gathering permit from the Sons of Confederate Veterans, who were looking to host their annual Confederate Memorial Day service at Stone Mountain Park outside Atlanta.

SC reports 447 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 12 new deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 447 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday afternoon as well as a dozen confirmed deaths.

  COVID-19 vaccine clinic to be held at Tormenta FC home opener

Fans attending the home opener for Tormenta FC will have the opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Savannah Police investigating shooting on White Bluff Drive

The Savannah Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Lewis Drive on Tuesday morning.

  Fighter jet training underway in skies above Savannah

Sentry Savannah is kicking off this week, based at the Air Dominance Center adjacent to the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport.

Crash reconstruction to close portion of Midland Rd. in Guyton

The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office’s traffic unit will be shutting down a portion of Midland Road in Guyton Tuesday morning to reconstruct an accident as part of an investigation.

South Carolina police crack down on littering this week

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and other transportation police plan a crackdown this week on litter.