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1 hr ago | Bluffton Today

VIDEOS: Heavy rain, flooding hits Savannah

Some areas of Savannah saw almost 5 inches of rain Monday afternoon, causing numerous accidents and flooding across the city.

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Related Topix: Weather, Savannah, GA, Natural Disasters, Flood, Port Wentworth, GA

5 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Primary runoff for Ga. schools post, Congress

In southeast Georgia's 1st District, state Sen. Buddy Carter of Pooler faces Bob Johnson, a Savannah surgeon backed by local tea party groups.

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Related Topix: Georgia, US News, Pooler, GA, Savannah, GA

9 hrs ago | Southeast Georgia Today

Preliminary Budget OK'd by Montgomery BOE

July 22-- The Montgomery County school board approved the school system's preliminary budget at its July meeting Monday night.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, GA, Brewton-Parker College

Mon Jul 21, 2014

SavannahNow

K.C. Allan: Savannah's tree canopy 'celebrities'

After discovering fire and encircling his new flame in a tidy ring of stone, man has been wrangling wild landscapes into idealized form ever since.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Isle of Hope, GA, University of Georgia, Agriculture, Science

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro getting lots of fiber

Hargray Communications construction engineer Jason Ferguson, at right front, checks progress as a crew from contractor FiberOptic lays a cable for Hargray between Brooklet and Statesboro.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Brooklet, GA, Savannah, GA, Pooler, GA, Georgia Southern University

SavannahNow

Rincon Police: ATM armed robbery

July 6: An off-duty Rincon Police officer complained that people were lighting fireworks in the Cove Subdivision at 12:30 a.m. and keeping her awake.

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Related Topix: Effingham County, GA, Rincon, GA, Drugs, Marijuana, Port Wentworth, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Retiring fire chief talks hot topics

The chief and general manager of Southside Fire and EMS is stepping down; Wesley Meadows has been in charge of the largest private non profit fire service in the state for more than 15 years, and now, the search is on for a new chief.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Savannah, GA

The Coastal Courier

Johnson deserves district seat

Editor, Lately your newspaper has printed several letters stating that Buddy Carter is just like Jack Kingston.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Savannah, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, University of Georgia

WTOC-TV Savannah

Woman sought for questioning in fatal shooting investigation

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are asking for the public's help in locating a woman wanted for questioning in a fatal shooting investigation.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA

SavannahNow

John Hutton: A monorail linking Savannah and Tybee Island makes sense

Nearly 30 years later, when I was 13, I was on a survey party that was profiling something called the Casey Canal Parkway.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Tybee Island, GA, us Travel, Travel

WTOC-TV Savannah

Corrections workers meet in Savannah for training

The Southern States Correctional Association is hosting a summer training conference in Savannah through Wednesday and is expected to draw more than 600 visitors from across the country.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

SavannahNow

Presiding Bishop speaks at Christ Church

The Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori delivers the sermon at Christ Church in Savannah on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Religion, Episcopal Church, Oceanography, Science

Statesboro Herald

How do you get to Carnegie Hall?

The 25 members of the Statesboro Youth Chorale appear here in their concert attire.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Savannah, GA, Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Chinatown (New York, NY), Evans County, GA, Claxton, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

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There is no better way to enjoy the hot summer days than with some ice cream. Sunday was officially National Ice Cream Day.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Savannah, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Senate race zeroes in on metro Atlanta, north Georgia

Neither Republican running in Georgia's closely watched Senate race has a natural advantage in metro Atlanta, where the state's most populous area and a ring of northern exurbs are serving as the key battleground ahead of Tuesday's runoff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, Savannah, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Senate race zeroes in on metro Atlanta, north Ga.

Congressman Jack Kingston speaks with Savannah Arts Academy 9th grader and campaign volunteer Catherine Laster, left, and Rita Haneline during a Tuesday, July 15, 2014 early voting rally in Savannah.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Savannah, GA

SavannahNow

Classical Academy moves into new home at the old St. Pius X

Photo by Ben Brengman for the Savannah Morning News - Savannah's Mayor Edna Jackson and a student from Savannah Classical Academy cut the ribbon during the ceremonial ribbon cutting.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Nathan Deal, US Governors, Education Etc., Hillsdale College

Statesboro Herald

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After more than 12 hours, passengers stranded on a casino boat that ran aground off Georgia's coast were ferried to shore Wednesday aboard two Coast Guard cutters.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Savannah, GA

SavannahNow

Cleanup of eastside Savannah homeless camps may take couple weeks

Brittney Lohmiller / Savannah Morning News - From left, Marcus Wright, Craig Smith and Vernon Williams pick-up debris and clear brush around at the East President Street homeless camp July 19. Approximately ten workers with Savannah Impact Program mowed grass, cleared small trees and cleaned-up debris at the homeless camp to allow volunteers to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Sisters Swim to Hilton Head After Stranded at Sea for 8 Hours

Two vacationing sisters who took off from Tybee Island, Georgia, Tuesday on their first-ever paddleboarding experience ended up in Hilton Head, South Carolina after spending eight hours lost at sea.

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Related Topix: Tybee Island, GA

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