Chatham Parkway Toyota hosts Toys for Tots

A car dealership on Chatham Parkway welcomed people armed with new and unwrapped toys instead of checkbooks.

Man in viral Bridge Run video arrested

Fort Stewart confirms soldier found dead in Liberty County.

Parent University helps “enhance education at home”

Ga. joins annual ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign for holiday season

A New Citation System from F-B-I will be placed in several airports across Ga.

  Wrestling tournament honors fallen airman

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  New gun rules at some Georgia airports

  Tybee Island Maritime Academy one step closer to expansion

  St. Andrew’s students learn lesson on giving

  Nearby businesses hoping construction finishes on schedule for Tomochichi Federal Building

  Former public employee accused of stealing money from McIntosh Co.

Location choice a part of fall commencement plan at Georgia Southern

  Community helps Bahamian students graduate from Georgia Southern

More than 2,000 Georgia Southern Eagles get their diplomas this weekend.

  Statesboro Police Dept. increases patrols as students leave for the holidays

The Christmas season may be a holiday for college students. But crooks seem to work overtime.

  Tiny house village expands services offered to veterans

The tiny house village in Savannah is expanding the services offered to veterans.

  Darien committee approves new dock proposal

The developer of Darien’s newest condominium complex, Oaks on the River, made a few changes to his dock plans.

3 people displaced after trailer fire on Ogeechee Road

  17-year-old shot, killed overnight in Beaufort County

Disturbing details emerge in case as second suspect in Cupcake’s murder goes before a judge

How to set up two-factor authentication on popular apps, services

Former Richmond Hill police officer sentenced to 10 years for enticing minors

Public ice skating returns to Savannah

All fuel removed from overturned vessel off Ga. coast

The Unified Command says more than 320,000 gallons of oil and water have been removed from the ship.

  Bluffton mourns 5-year-old Ameer Frazier at vigil

By all accounts, 5-year-old Ameer Frazier loved life, and life loved him right back. Thursday night’s vigil was a celebration of that life.

Lawmakers vote to send amended education reform bill to S.C. Senate

Members of the South Carolina Senate have voted unanimously to send an amended version of the education reform bill to the Senate floor.

  WTOC Investigates: Field drug tests producing false results

A $2 drug test kit used routinely by law enforcement is still sometimes leading to wrongful arrests.

  Bradwell Institute band seniors audition for college admission

Band students at Bradwell Institute in Hinesville got a special opportunity — an audition to attend Shaw University in North Carolina. Each student left with an offer to the college.

  Hampton Co. businesses hoping to see holiday shopping boon

Hampton County business leaders hope Christmas will provide an economic push for the rural communities.

  Vaden Chevrolet Pooler donates to new computer lab, Christmas gifts

Two checks are making a new computer lab and a merry Christmas possible for students at Pooler Elementary School.

  New aviation choice program for Savannah students

The first of its kind. That’s what some are calling a new program combining high school students to a technical college and business.

  Proposal for new hotel could force Abe’s on Lincoln to relocate

A new proposal could change a portion of downtown Savannah.

  Bulloch Co. sees largest local drug bust

A huge drug bust in Bulloch County lands three people in jail. Drug agents say it’s the largest local bust of methanphetamine that they’ve seen.

  Home holiday safety tips from Pooler Police Dept.

The Pooler Police Department has now deployed their “Elf Patrol.”

Procession Saturday for sailor killed in Pensacola shooting

Airman Apprentice Cameron Walters will be welcomed with a procession from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport to the Richmond Hill this Saturday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m.

Man convicted in brutal attack that caused severe brain injuries to victim

A Glynn County Jury has convicted a man in the brutal Sept. 27, 2018 attack of another man that left him with severe brain injuries.

Man convicted of murder in 2017 strangulation death of wife

A Beaufort man has been convicted of murder for the 2017 strangulation death of his wife.

  Coyote concerns in the Lowcountry

Concern for coyotes in South Carolina caused the state to host a management workshop Thursday in Hampton County.

SC given federal OK to make some Medicaid recipients work

Able-bodied Medicaid recipients will have to work, volunteer or take job training classes for 80 hours a month to stay in the program.

Son charged with shooting father on Clark Avenue in Savannah

A Savannah man has been arrested and charged for shooting his father on Thursday morning.

Trump criticizes teen climate activist Greta Thunberg after magazine honor

In a Thursday tweet, the president says “Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend!”

Harbor deepening project affecting Belles Ferry boats

Due to the Savannah River dredging, the Belles Ferry boats will not be docking at the City Hall Landing until further notice.

Coastal Health District offering free flu shots Thursday in 8 area counties

Eight area health departments will be offering free flu shots on Thursday, Dec. 12.

  Lowcountry Christmas light display makes Christmas spirit shine

If you’re in the Lowcountry and want to get into the Christmas spirit, you don’t have to drive too far.

  Part of Historic Savannah Ogeechee Canal trail nearly destroyed

A hidden treasure that winds through Chatham County was nearly plundered this past weekend.

Search underway for missing Effingham Co. teenager

The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing teenage girl.

  Port Wentworth mayor fears council broke the law

Port Wentworth’s new interim city administrator fired the city’s public safety director, Matt Libby, Wednesday. The mayor expects more people to get fired in the future.

  Effingham Co. Sheriff’s Office issues holiday travel safety reminder

We’re in the thick of the holiday season and area law enforcement want you to be aware that they will be out keeping a close eye on travelers to make sure you make it to and from your destination safely.

  Liberty County sees progress in fight against meth

Meth is a growing problem nationwide. Law enforcement agencies in Southeast Georgia are finding ways to fight the problem.

  Detour coming for new I-95 exit construction in Bryan Co.

Maneuvering through south Bryan County may soon become a little easier.

  Beaufort Co. law enforcement saves woman from sinking car

A woman is lucky to be alive after she was pulled from a sinking car in a Bluffton pond on Tuesday night.

SC pro golfer Tommy Gainey arrested as part of prostitution sting in Florida

Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey was one of 124 people arrested as part of a prostitution sting in Florida.

  Body cam video shows arrest for stolen guns, drugs

A Savannah police sergeant is on paid administrative leave. The case involves the arrest of her relative and guns investigators say that family member stole.

  Ga. Secretary of State stops in Savannah ahead of new voting machine rollout

Georgia’s Secretary of State made a stop in Savannah Wednesday ahead of next year’s rollout of new voting machines.

  Road work begins for Hwy 144 widening project in Richmond Hill

Big traffic changes start Thursday morning for one busy part of south Bryan County.

  2019 a pleasant surprise for cotton farmers

Talk to people in the cotton business and they might tell you 2019 could be remembered as much for what didn’t happen as what did.

  Holiday season challenging for those fighting addiction

The holiday season can be the happiest time of year for many. For those struggling with addiction, it can be the most challenging.

Georgia State Patrol investigating hit and run

Georgia State Patrol is investigating after a man was hit by a car that left the scene.

Savannah Police seek to identify shoplifting suspects

Savannah Police are asking for help to identify two suspects they say were involved in a shoplifting incident in the Oglethorpe Mall.

  Port Wentworth public safety director fired

Port Wentworth Mayor Gary Norton confirms that Public Safety Director Matt Libby has been fired.

Investigators say wild boars to blame for attacks on horses in South Carolina

South Carolina investigators say wild boars are to blame for a series of possible attacks on horses in the state.

  Decorating tips from ‘A Curated Christmas’

We may be in the final countdown to Christmas, but it’s never too late to get your decorations up.

Second Murray Ave. shooting suspect arrested

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a second suspect they say is connected to a Dec. 3 shooting on Murray Avenue.

WTOC’s annual Toys for Tots toy drive now ends Tuesday

WTOC’s annual Toys for Tots drive is underway.

  Richmond Hill hosting annual Legislative Breakfast

Local and state politicians will come together Wednesday to talk about next year’s legislative session.

Beaufort County school board approves school additions

The Beaufort County School Board has set the max cost for expansions at two schools.

GSP investigates deadly pedestrian-involved wreck on Hwy. 17 at Derrick Inn Rd.

Georgia State Troopers have confirmed that one person was killed while walking on Highway 17 Tuesday night.

  Savannah Fire adds red bulbs to holiday wreath

Savannah Fire Rescue is trying to keep its wreath as green as possible until the new year.

Governor proposes $3,000 raise for all S.C. teachers

In a move to try to get South Carolina out of the bottom states in the nation as far as teacher pay, Gov. Henry McMaster announced he wants to give all teachers a raise.

Caught on Video: Miss. high school teacher assaults student

A mother is pressing charges after a teacher laid hands on her child.

  Classmates, teachers reflect on life of 5-year-old Bluffton boy

The Beaufort County School District is rallying around the family of a 5-year-old who tragically died at the end of the Bluffton Christmas Parade last Saturday.

  Changes coming to Ronald McDonald House charities

Your McDonald’s experience is soon going to change.

  Operation Safe Disposal helping keep crooks out of your trash

Crooks can take advantage of the Christmas season and take what was under your tree.

  Residents push back against proposed Pooler development project

Pooler and development seem to go hand in hand. But one section of town is pushing back, and at least for now, winning.

  Owner of pitbull who attacked family’s dog appears in court

The Pitbull owner who’s dog attacked a German Shepard last month, has decided to surrender her dog.

  Savannah firefighters using blighted houses for training

Savannah firefighters are getting a unique opportunity to improve their skills by using houses acquired by the City in a blight-fighting initiative.

  SCCPSS discusses legislative priorities

Savannah-Chatham County Public School leaders got a chance to meet one-on-one with state legislators Tuesday to talk their about education priorities for the 2020 legislative session.

  Ga. Department of Corrections hiring officers

Georgia’s prison system needs corrections officers at nearly every location. Tuesday, three prisons teamed up to look for potential hires.

  Bridge run participant appears to inappropriately hit Savannah television reporter

An incident caught on camera appears to show a race participant inappropriately hitting a Savannah television reporter.

Last full moon of the decade to peak at 12:12 on 12/12

The 2010s are going out in style; cosmic style.

  Voters to see new voting system in 2020 elections

A new voting system will help improve election confidence for elections in 2020.