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  Asked and Answered: Voting in Georgia’s runoff election

As state and county election officials sort out the hand-count audit, one thing voters can expect is there will be a runoff election on Jan. 5.
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  Asked & Answered: Know your flight refund rights

  Asked & Answered: Who handles workplace safety complaints about COVID-19?

  Asked and Answered: Businesss facing COVID-19 related fines

  Asked and Answered: Are elective surgeries canceled?

  Asked & Answered: Daycare, gym closures - do I still have to pay?

  Are evictions allowed during a pandemic?

Continued Asked and Answered Coverage

  Vacation rental companies change policies amid Coronavirus concerns

  Georgia Department of Labor outlines unemployment benefits

  Arrests down, tickets up since marijuana ordinance change in Savannah

  Asked and Answered: How traffic lights get installed

  Extra steps to protect your home from hackers

  Repairs taking longer than expected on McQueen’s Trail in Chatham County

  Loud, overnight roadwork disrupts Savannah neighborhood

The Georgia Department of Transportation said they’re working overnight to do the work when less people are on the roads. In full transparency, the reporter who did this story lives in the area.

  Port Wentworth hopes to start drainage projects by year end

Shortly after we highlighted the problems with flooding in the area, Norfolk Southern reached out to the city. The city administrator said he hopes to have council approve a contract for the right of way at their October meeting.

  Georgia attorney general reminding you to be smart with contractors

The biggest thing if you find yourself needing repairs done is to not rush into any decision. Slowing down and doing some homework can save you a lot of trouble. Making repairs is something a lot of people in our area have done over the past few years.

  Major Port Wentworth drainage projects wait in limbo

City leaders, the Georgia Department of Transportation, and the homeowner don’t dispute the flooding. The issue is whether the negligence or environmental changes are the reason.

  Water management company explains high bills for some in Bryan County

  Did the work get done? Checking behind your mechanic

  Understanding the connection between your tax bill and the millage rate

  Asked & Answered: Tracking and removing dangerous alligators

  Asked and Answered: City of Savannah gives tips on reporting issues with residential recycling

  Patients of arrested Richmond Hill doctor still searching for new physicians

  Asked and Answered: GA retirees not receiving living adjustments

The recently-approved state budget for Georgia includes a two-percent pay raise for state employees. It’s the first in a while for them. However, some former state employees won’t get the same raise.

  Asked and Answered: Traffic issues on Highway 144

Simultaneous lane closures on 144 and Harris Trail last week frustrated many drivers, and the question we’ve been getting is: do the state and county communicate when they close down roads?

  GA Senate passes bill legalizing cultivation, distribution of medical marijuana

The Georgia State Senate joined the House in passing a bill Friday legalizing cultivation and distribution of medical marijuana.

Expansive SCOTUS ruling forces Savannah to abandon panhandling laws

If you’ve been in Savannah for a while, you may remember the city passing an ordinance banning panhandling years ago.

  CBD sales expected to boom in next 3 years

CBD stands for cannabidiol. It comes from cannabis plants but differs from marijuana in that it doesn’t contain THC. THC is the component of marijuana that gets you high.

  Kissing soldiers prohibited in St. Patrick’s Day parade

A military spokesman said it comes down to safety and respect of the military. However, Benedictine Military School is still telling people they can kiss the cadets.

  When are changes coming to the I-16, I-95 Interchange?

The most specific question we’ve gotten is, ‘When will lights be added to make the area not as dark at night?’ The short answer - not very soon.

  Asked and Answered: Stopping bad odor from landfill

Residents living around Superior Landfill on Little Neck Road in Chatham County say the landfill and its odors continue to compromise their quality of life.