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Freeze warning in effect for early Friday morning in Chatham County
The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a freeze warning in effect for Chatham County from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. Friday.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Memorial holds groundbreaking for expanded emergency room
Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News - Greg Parker and family along with hospital officials break ground for the expansion of the emergency department and Level 1 trauma center at Memorial Health.
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Woman agrees to plea for deputy's death
The Richmond Hill woman charged in the 2012 wrong-way crash that killed a Bryan County Sheriff's deputy has agreed to an open-ended plea on April 29 in Savannah, according to the Chatham County District Attorney's office.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Study shows Chatham County labor force lacking in soft skills
Local agencies received a report Tuesday that showed the local work force is lacking in computer skills, as well as better or more forklift operators, welders and machinists.
Police, city begin Savannah St. Patrick's Day preparations
With the countdown to Savannah's biggest annual event nearly over, police, city officials and others met Tuesday for the last St. Patrick's Day planning meeting before the festival kicks off.
CNT celebrates 20th anniversary
A commemoration ceremony was held Tuesday at CNT headquarters. The team was founded in 1994 and is made up of officers from various law enforcement agencies throughout Chatham and Bryan County who work together to combat drug crime in Chatham County.
Ameris Bank to acquire The Coastal Bank
Ameris Bank announced this morning it is acquiring Savannah's Coastal Bank, the latest in a consolidation trend among southeastern community banks.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Court rules against business' use of golf carts on Savannah streets
The owners of Savannah Hoppers are considering their next move, after a Chatham County Recorder's Court judge ruled on Monday they could no longer use motorized golf carts for their shuttle service.
2014 Elections: Off to the races
IT'S OFFICIAL. The lineup is set for Georgia's primary and non-partisan election on May 20, and it's up to voters to start doing their homework on the candidates before early voting begins.
It's PreK application time
Applications for Georgia's free lottery funded pre-kindergarten program will be available online and at local Pre-K sites from March 19 to April 4. All children who reside in Chatham County and will be four years old on or before September 1, 2014 are eligible for the state Pre-K program.
St. Patrick's Day alcohol bill awaiting governor's signature
Legislation allowing Savannah bars to sell alcohol on Sunday afternoons that fall in a St. Patrick's Day weekend is awaiting Gov. Nathan Deal's signature after the House passed it 147-7 Monday morning.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
County road work: Good news, bad news
WHEN IT comes to many road construction and other transportation improvements in Chatham County, government bureaucrats have almost zero credibility.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Savannah-Chatham Animal Control fights low staff, deluge of calls
Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News - Nine-week old Hansel is held by Jodi Lewis, a supervisor at the Chatham County Animal Control Shelter.
Graduation rates: Reason to cheer
HERE'S A trend that deserves a community-wide cheer - the increase in the rate of students graduating from Savannah-Chatham County public schools over the past few years.
Fire displaces two in Garden City
Members of the American Red Cross Chatham County Disaster Action Team responded to a mobile home fire Friday night on Harley Drive in Garden City, displacing one adult and one child.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Truman trail: Do it right
This 4.8-mile, multi-use trail, which would parallel the Casey Canal and link Daffin Park and Lake Mayer, has been on the drawing board for about 40 years.
Girls Scouts of Historic Georgia honors extraordinary women
The Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia are honoring women who have made extraordinary contributions in their professions and their communities.
Chatham County candidates qualify for May ballot
Chatham County public office hopefuls this week secured their positions on the May 20 ballot during the qualifying period for the upcoming non-partisan and general primary elections.
Chatham County Sheriff's Deputy Hall fired following child molestation indictment
Chatham County Deputy Sheriff Richard Adam "Rick" Hall on Friday was fired "immediately" two days after he was indicted on 25 counts of child molestation and related crimes.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Man pleads to Subway robbery
A man whose backpack led to his arrest in September pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing a Lanier Drive sandwich shop.