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Disqualified candidate to make appeal on Monday
A candidate for the Chatham County Board of Elections who was disqualified last month will appeal the decision in Chatham County Superior Court on Monday.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Bloomindale brush fire contained; Pine Barren Road opening to traffic
Traffic was flowing again on Pine Barren Road in Bloomingdale on Thursday evening after firefighters contained a large brush fire.
Man sent to Superior Court in February rape case
A Savannah-Chatham police detective testified on Thursday that a woman identified Torrey Scott from a photo lineup as the man who abducted her at gunpoint and raped her in February.
James Harris Jr. sent to Superior Court
James Harris, Jr., 28, the man charged with the St. Patrick's Day double shooting in Savannah appeared in Recorder's Court for a preliminary hearing on Thursday.
Apartments planned south of material storage terminal
An apartment complex is being planned for a 16-acre site on East President Street located directly south of a 27-tank material storage facility that was the site of a major industrial fire 19 years ago.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
ZaDonna Slay: Savannah needs advocates for children
By the time you finish reading this column, more than 30 cases of child abuse will have been reported to authorities nationwide.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Petrea leads in Sullivan in funds in Ga. 166 race as primary nears
Martin Sullivan raised thousands more dollars in early 2014 than his opponent in the upcoming Republican primary for the Georgia House of Representatives District 166 seat, but he remains far behind Jesse Petrea in both total funds raised and cash on hand as the election nears.
CAT board members meet to discuss Mark McPhail memorial
Should Chatham Area Transit officials erect some sort of memorial to slain Savannah Police Officer Mark McPhail? Troy Anthony Davis was convicted of fatally shooting McPhail on the site more than 20 years ago.
Police arrest two in alleged burglary Police say three Savannah men...
Police say three Savannah men stole a sports utility vehicle in Chatham County last week, drove to Glynn County and burglarized at least three homes in the Timber Ridge subdivision Friday before leading police on a 30-mile chase on Interstate 95. Investigators are now asking anyone who might have seen the gray 2012 Chevrolet Traverse the men ... (more)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Backlogged Recorder's Court causing headache
Going to court to fight a traffic violation may end up being an all day affair, but is safety an issue as the number of cases on the dockets of Chatham County Recorder's Court grow? The last few months, case dockets have been as high 120 cases every time Recorder's Court is called to session.
SEHS' Bendig honored as countywide STAR student
South Effingham High School senior Liam Bendig, the system STAR student of the year, draws inspiration from and likewise inspires STAR teacher Brian Witrick.
Jury finds men not guilty in Chatham Co. murder trial
After a weekend break, a Chatham County jury was back in court Monday morning to continue deliberating the fate of two Savannah men charged with murder.
Jury to resume deliberations in Chatham Co. murder trial
The Chatham County jury was sent home Friday after they said they didn't see a verdict being reached soon.
Two men acquitted for murder to remain behind bars
Both defendants have holds on their names, one for outstanding charges in Richmond Hill and the other for a probation violation.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Savannah area experienced surge in Obamacare applications
Natasha Lambert, an Affordable Care Act navigator at J.C. Lewis Primary Healthcare Center, provides enrollment assistance to Lenny Lawton on March 22 at the Savannah Civic Center.
Spencer Lawton: Opposition to police officer's memorial is all about race -- and it shouldn't be
The Chatham Area Transit board has been cool to a proposal by Chatham County Commissioner Helen Stone to put a small memorial to slain Savannah Police Officer Mark MacPhail at the county-owned Joe Murray Rivers Intermodal Transit Center on West Oglethrope Avenue.
Aaron Buchsbaum, attorney, man of principle
Longtime Savannah attorney Aaron Buchsbaum was remembered Sunday as a man of uncompromising principle who never backed away from taking an unpopular stand he felt was right.
Editorial: Talk is cheap -- city, county leaders must act to resolve police issues
L AST WEEK'S meeting between top Savannah and Chatham County leaders to discuss the future of policing was long overdue.
Cultural arts center site links Savannah's past, future
Some of the ornamental railings from the Wetter house can now be seen surrounding the terra-cotta lion statue and fountain at Bay and Drayton streets.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
'Small' Orange Crush mild; another expected April 19
Beachgoers play beer pong Saturday afternoon near the pier during the first of two Orange Crush days promoted on social media.