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11 min ago | SavannahNow

Police: Tybee man said he would shoot officers

Less than a year after being arrested for carrying a loaded gun at a City Council meeting, a Tybee Island man is behind bars again after police say he threatened to shoot them.

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Related Topix: Tybee Island, GA

3 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Exclusive: Metro officer blasts department in email, speaks to WTOC

A Savannah-Chatham Metro police officer who forwarded his fiery resignation letter to all 609 members of his department spoke exclusively with WTOC on Wednesday.

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7 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Savannah man charged with murder in wife's death

Daniel Patrick Sheehan, 50, has been charged with the murder of Kathleen Sheehan, 45, who was found dead in their residence on West Montgomery Cross Road on April 4. Violent Crimes detectives initiated a death investigation that led to a ruling of homicide by state medical examiners on July 8.

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9 hrs ago | ABC News

Jonie Loves Chachi: Hero Pit Bull Saves Injured Chihuahua Pal

A pit bull blend, Jonie, was found carrying her injured Chihuahua friend, Chachi, inside her mouth around a Savannah, Georgia, neighborhood.

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13 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

Great white sharks surface off coast of Savannah

The message from shark researchers sums it up: "Female shark hotspot?" tweeted the nonprofit Ocearch Tuesday afternoon.

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17 hrs ago | Connect Savannah

Diabetes: A talk with the doctor of the nation

CRI President and 17th U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, understands diabetes from many perspectives, including its economic burden for the nation and the emotional toll it takes on patients.

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Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Savannah, GA, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

21 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Buddy Carter defeats Dr. Bob Johnson in GA Republican 1st Congressional District runoff

Buddy Carter is celebrating on Tuesday night after defeating Dr. Bob Johnson in the Georgia Republican First Congressional District Race with 54 percent of the vote.

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Related Topix: Pooler, GA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SavannahNow

Chatham County voters' turnout slow but steady in Tuesday's runoff

Corey Dickstein/Savannah Morning News Bob Tulley assists a voter Tuesday at the Savannah Jewish Educational Alliance during runoff voting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Saxby Chambliss

WTOC-TV Savannah

Chatham County School Board President race to be decided on Tuesday

Savannah is keeping an eye on another important race during the primary runoff on Tuesday: the race for Chatham County School Board President.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

SCMPD searching for man charged with murder, aggravate assault in Seiler Avenue shooting

Leonardo Lamont "Scoochie" Anderson, 38, has been charged with the Friday night shootings of two men on the 1200 block of Seiler Avenue that left one man dead and a second with serious injuries.

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SavannahNow

Police look for man charged in Friday night Savannah shooting, homicide

Police are asking the public's help locating a Savannah man they filed murder and aggravated assault charges against in connection with a Friday night double shooting on the city's eastside that left one person dead.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Savannah, GA, Port Wentworth, GA

Connect Savannah

Opera fest to include Don Giovanni

Mozart's Don Giovanni forms the centerpiece of the 2014 Savannah VOICE Festival, a two-week celebration of opera Aug. 1-17.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Savannah, GA

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

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

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

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