The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System is at the center of a civil suit. The lawsuit claims the district didn’t do enough to keep a 10-year-old student from being raped on a school bus back in 2017.
A new study released Wednesday unveiled what it said are widespread problems with privatized military housing. These families are being forced to deal with ongoing maintenance issues like leaks, mold, and even rats.
The HOPE scholarship, on average, covers about 60 percent of tuition. However, not long ago, it covered closer to 100 percent. There is renewed debate now at the capitol about how to restore it to full funding.
It seems like everywhere you look in Savannah, another new hotel is under construction. In a WTOC investigation, Romney Smith looked into the numbers to see if we’re actually filling the hotels or building them too fast.
Carfax experts say there are potentially more than one million cars on the roads with false odometer readings - meaning their mileage has been rolled back to make the vehicles look like they have less wear and tear.
Most car owners have no idea. Carfax estimates it cost consumers more than $800 million in 2018. Carfax said more than 60,000 in Georgia have a false reading. In South Carolina, they say there are almost 18,000.
They’re currently in a testing phase for the new Oxygen Injectors on the Savannah River that started March 14th and continues for 59 days. The corps must prove it can pump enough oxygen to the riverbed, so the fish can survive once the river is 5 feet deeper.
The Uniform Crime Reporting Act of 1988 requires federal law enforcement agencies to submit information about their cases to a federal database maintained by the FBI; however, those agencies are currently not submitting data, including information about hate crimes.
A Georgia Environmental Protection Division investigation report revealed Bryan County contractors illegally dumped sewage debris on the ground just about 100 feet away from a drinking water well for the Waterways community.
Newly-obtained documents show an anonymous phone call and a photo lineup landed the wrong man in jail for more than three weeks. Last week, Savannah police officers dropped armed robbery charges on James McGill III.
According to government reports, there is evidence that the main oversight agency for seafood, the Food and Drug Administration, has failed to meet new mandates to increase inspections at foreign food facilities.
A Hinesville couple said what was sold to them as a dream, turned into a nightmare. They chose Lowe’s for a home re-model over a year ago. They said the work is still not finished – despite forking out over $25,000.
Savannah Mayor and City Council members took a tour of Savannah’s new Cultural Arts Center on Thursday. It’s been under construction for the last two years and is expected to open in the early part of 2019.
This month, the state legislature approved Governor Nathan Deal’s executive order to stop collecting sales tax on jet fuel. The move saves airlines millions of dollars which could mean cheaper tickets for you.
WTOC has learned 26 Savannah State University employees have been told their contracts will not be renewed next year. This comes following President Dozier’s announcement last month that they were considering making cuts due to declining retention rates.
Hundreds of Americans live in deplorable rental properties and their landlord is the federal government. The properties need $50 billion in repairs. Uncle Sam now is hoping that private investors will save public housing.