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  St. Simons Sound Incident Response Unified Command hosts open house about Golden Ray

It has been months since the Golden Ray capsized in the St. Simons Sound, and the longer the ships sits in the water, the more anxious some locals are feeling.

Public memorial service held of Faye Marie Swetlik

  City of Savannah monitoring downtown flowers during cold snap

  Groundbreaking ceremony held for renovation project at Juliet Gordon Low Birthplace

  Coast Guard honors crews who rescued Golden Ray crew members

  Former Mercer Medical student recovering after stroke, sharing signs and symptoms

Alamo Plaza shooting suspect arrested thanks to collaborative effort

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Proposal to rezone portion of Ottawa Farms tabled at council meeting

  New early voting location added in Pooler

  Chatham County Students celebrate Arbor Day by planting new trees

  Georgia Day Parade wraps up in downtown Savannah

Savannah Police car involved in crash with pedestrian

Heavy rain, flooding affecting roads around the area

  Rooted in History: Richard R. Wright’s legacy lives on at Savannah State University

February is Black History Month- looking at a driving force behind what we know today as Savannah State University, and his impact today.

  Daycare center abruptly closed in Richmond Hill

Parents arrived to find the Angel Learning Center doors chained and the daycare closed Thursday morning.

  Summit Apartments getting new management after fatal fire

The Savannah Summit Apartment homes is in the process of getting new management about a half a year after a deadly fire.

Lowcountry masseuse arrested after admitting to inappropriately touching female client

A Lowcountry masseuse has been charged with criminal sexual conduct – third degree.

  Amazon distribution center bringing jobs to Port Wentworth

Savannah man pleads guilty to drug trafficking, prostitution charges

  Screven Co. schools closed Friday because of roads washing out due to rain

  Effingham Co. School District seeking to pass $100 million bond referendum

  Red light cameras: Are they working?

  2 displaced after house fire on Wilmington Island

New grades coming to Tybee Island Maritime Academy

According to the academy, the Georgia Board of Education approved an amendment to add 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.

Bat found on Savannah State campus tests positive for rabies

A bat found on the Savannah State University campus has tested positive for rabies, according to the Chatham County Health Department.

SPD investigates morning crash that seriously injured driver on I-16

The Savannah Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a crash that resulted in serious injuries Thursday morning on I-16 at I-516.

First Alert Weather Day: Widespread, cold rain forecast to impact the commute and plans

Thursday is a First Alert Weather Day. Widespread rain is forecast to slow both commutes, especially the evening drive, and will soak just-about any outdoor plans.

SCHP: 2 dead in head-on Colleton County crash

Two people died in a two-car crash Wednesday night in Colleton County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

  Port Wentworth city council holds first meeting with newly appointed member

After weeks at a standstill, the Port Wentworth city council was finally able to get down to business. They welcomed their new District 1 councilman at a special meeting Wednesday night.

Garden City police find missing teen

The Garden City Police Department is asking for help locating a missing teen.

Construction set to begin on environmental protection barrier around Golden Ray

Construction is set to begin on Thursday on the environmental protection barrier around the grounded motor vessel Golden Ray.

JCSO arrests man for trafficking methamphetamine

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man for trafficking methamphetamine.

Estill man arrested for sexual conduct with a minor

The Hampton County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged an Estill man with first degree Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor.

Teen indicted on murder charges for death of 13-year-old

A teen has been indicted for the Nov. 15 death of 13-year-old La’Meya Mitchell.

Montgomery Co. EMA gives update on local State of Emergency

The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency gave an update on the local State of Emergency Wednesday afternoon on their Facebook.

  Four defendants plead not guilty in Crocker death penalty case

Four people facing the death penalty in the deaths of two teens in Effingham County pleaded not guilty in court Wednesday.

  New Development coming to Pooler Fall 2020

Another development has now popped up in Pooler.Work on the project, located off of Towne Center Drive, just recently got underway.“We want a piece of it. It is a growing developing area,” said part owner of the property Tony Yang.

SPD identifies suspect in the shooting death of a young mother

The Savannah Police Department is asking for help finding a suspect in the shooting death of 17-year-old Alexis Devoe.

  Metter Police looking for man spotted in people’s yards at night

How worried would you be at a stranger prowling your yard late at night? Police in Metter say someone’s been spotted in yards near people’s homes and they want to know why.

  Suspect involved in police chase ending in crash found in Darien River

The search for a suspect involved in a police chase and crash in McIntosh County has ended.

  City of Savannah continues fight against blighted properties

The blighted properties will be redeveloped and turned into affordable housing for modest income, first time home buyers. City leaders say the lots were frequently used for illegal dumping. `

  Plans to hire new Savannah City Manager on track despite council’s decision to hire new search firm

The plan to hire a new city manager for Savannah is still on track despite the city council’s recent decision to pick a new search firm.

Police identify suspect in Golden and Eagle Streets shooting

The Savannah Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon at Golden and Eagle streets.

  Altamaha River levels concerning Wayne Co. community

River levels are high in Georgia.

2 Georgia women sentenced in child pornography case

Two Southeast Georgia women have been sentenced for creating and distributing child pornography.

Effingham County Superintendent offered job in Alabama county

Effingham County Superintendent Randy Shearouse is set to retire at the end of this year, but he could have another job already lined up.

Cayce community holds vigil to remember 6-year-old Faye Swetlik

Under a gloomy sky in Cayce, community members poured out to remember and grieve 6-year-old Faye Swetlik.

  Edna Jackson’s historic journey to Savannah Mayor

On December 7th 2011, the citizens of Savannah made history by electing the city’s first African-American female mayor.

  Woman arrested for shooting on LaRoche, Bismark avenues on Tuesday night

The Chatham County Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting Tuesday night near LaRoche and Bismark avenues.

Housing Authority of Savannah opens online application process

The Housing Authority of Savannah is opening its application process on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

  Jasper Co. Sheriff’s Office holds community meeting to discuss future plans

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office is cracking down on crime.

Missing SCCPSS student found safe

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System’s campus police are asking for help locating 16-year-old Xander Perez.

Police chief: Neighbor abducted and killed 6-year-old Faye Swetlik

Officials with the Cayce Department of Public Safety said a neighbor abducted and killed 6-year-old Faye Swetlik.

  Hampton County Council discussing possible secession of Yemasee

Hampton County Council is meeting in an executive session Tuesday tonight to discuss the possible secession of Yemasee.

  Windsor Forest High School Band headed to NOLA for Mardi Gras parade

For some it's a bucket list item, but for Windsor Forest's band it's an assignment. They are headed to New Orleans to play in the Mardi Gras Parade.

  Flu activity remains widespread in Ga., S.C.

While the Novel Coronavirus has been making headlines, the latest statistics show the flu is persisting through Georgia right now, and at high rates.

  Statesboro’s mayor highlights talking points ahead of State of the City address

Statesboro’s mayor will deliver his first State of the City address Tuesday night.

  Hampton Co. school districts making progress on consolidation

The two Hampton County school districts are moving forward with plans to merge or consolidate.

  Goodwill of Southeast Georgia holds digital training sessions

Whether you’re using the internet to apply for a job to digital marketing and cybersecurity, Goodwill of Southeast Georgia is trying to keep up with the changing demand for new skills in the digital world.

  Mobile food pantry stresses need for help fighting hunger

Tuesday the United Way of the Coastal Empire pulled their mobile food pantry into Effingham County.Despite the wet weather hundreds still lined up to take advantage of the free food.Highlighting a true need that can only be met with your support.

  Coastal Empire Fair wants help finding new name

The Coastal Empire Fair is asking the public to help them to come up with a new name for the fair.

Savannah Police charge man suspected of vandalizing downtown monuments

A man charged with defacing historic monuments in downtown Savannah says that he did so in order to let his wife know he was back in Savannah

Chatham County correctional officer arrested, charged with sexual assault of an inmate

A Chatham County correctional officer was arrested Tuesday and charged with sexual assault of an inmate.

Savannah Police seek second suspect in December homicide case

SPD detectives say they identified 32-year-old Kenneth Joyner as a second suspect in this case.

  Five SCCPSS high schools make state AP Honor Schools list for 2020

The Savannah-Chatham County School District has five schools on the list of Georgia Advanced Placement Honor Schools this year.

  Effingham, Bulloch, Montgomery counties dealing with flooding

Residents in Effingham, Bulloch and Montgomery counties are still dealing with flooding.

  First look at Memorial Health’s proposed ER facilities in Pooler, Richmond Hill

A first look at what Memorial University Medical Center’s freestanding emergency room facilities could look like if approved by the state of Georgia.

  Jasper County cracking down on crime in a new way

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office saw a spike in activity this weekend. They say the increased arrests will help prevent crime in the county and make the area safer moving forward.

  Richmond Hill Police investigating multiple car break-ins

The Richmond Hill Police Department is investigating after four cars were stolen over the course of several days.

  Man linked to death of S.C. girl graduated from Bluffton High School

The man linked to Faye Swetliks’ death was a Bluffton High School graduate in 2007.

Gov. Brian Kemp appoints new Port Wentworth council member

Governor Brian Kemp appointed Honorable Donald H. Hodges as Port Wentworth’s District 1 council member on Monday.

  State of Emergency still in effect for parts of Montgomery Co.

Over the last few days, areas of Montgomery County have been flooded. Water has filled peoples’ front yards, come up to their houses and nearly washed out their cars.

  Mt. Vernon receives $6,000 safety grant

The City of Mt. Vernon was given a safety grant to help law enforcement and other city employees pay for equipment needed to safely do their jobs.

  Search for Alamo Plaza Motel shooting suspect continues

One man is still on the run after a shooting on Sunday night at the Alamo Plaza Motel on Bay Street.

  SCCPSS opens application process for Pre-K Lottery February 18th

Starting Tuesday parents can begin the application for Savannah-Chatham County Public School System’s Pre-K lottery.

  Children’s Hospital staff hosts ‘Snow Day’ for patients

It may have been a dreary weather day for most on Monday.But for patients at the Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah the weather was perfect, for a snow day.

Statesboro man arrested on charges of child molestation

A Statesboro man is in custody after two teenagers claim he molested them.

Beach High School’s Coach Hawthorne retiring after 21 seasons

Hawthorne won 76 games in his 21 seasons. In 2011, he led the Bulldogs to the state playoffs for the first time since 1993.

Police looking for suspect after shooting at Savannah motel

Police are looking for a light-skinned man with a medium build who stands around 5′8″. He left the scene in a gold or silver GMC Yukon with a Harley Davidson sticker in the back window.

  Chatham Co., Georgia Southern team up to provide more play space for youth athletics

The county is renting additional field and gym space from Georgia Southern to accommodate more players for its youth athletic programs.

1 dead, 1 injured after head-on crash in Walthourville

The Georgia State Patrol confirms one person is dead and another is severely injured after a head-on crash on E B Cooper Highway in Walthourville Sunday night.