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  1. Vox Populi: Do horses trump the rights of residents?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    "I walked down Hall Street yesterday and at every intersection of Liberty, Oglethorpe and Broughton, the stench of horse urine was so overwhelming it was disgusting. I tried to eat outside at Collins Quarter, but all three tables got up to move inside because it smells so bad.

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  2. Review board OKs Liberty street hotel designRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | SavannahNow

    The Historic Review Board on Wednesday voted to approve the height and mass of the Liberty Hotel at 301 Tattnall St. The decision follows months of discord between the historic board and the City of Savannah Zoning Board of Appeals after a nearby resident filed an appeal challenging the hotel's proposed height. A proposed five- and six-story hotel at Tattnall and Liberty streets was given the green light by the Historic Review Board on Wednesday.

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  3. America's Second Harvest to provide emergency food kits for victims of Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | SavannahNow

    Volunteers at America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia are packing 1,000 to 2,000 emergency kits of non-perishable foods for coastal counties affected by Hurricane Irma. Volunteer Beth Jones helps to assemble hurricane relief emergency kits for America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia.

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  4. Updated: Savannah begins return, recovery after IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | SavannahNow

    There was little congestion on I-16 at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday as Kevin Lawver drove near Soperton, Ga, on his way back to Chatham County, after evacuating to Macon ahead of the storm. Photo courtesy of Kevin Lawver.

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  5. Chatham County medical needs registry to close at 5 p.m. todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | SavannahNow

    In this GOES-13 satellite image taken Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 at 7:15 a.m. EDT, and released by NASA/NOAA GOES Project, Hurricane Irma tracks over Saint Martin and the Leeward Islands.

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  6. City of Savannah selling downtown properties, relocating departments to Chatham ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | SavannahNow

    The city is planning on selling the Thomas Gamble Building next to City Hall as part of a plan to return valuable downtown properties to the tax rolls. Eric Curl/Savannah Morning News The city is planning on selling the Broughton Municipal Building as part of a plan to return valuable downtown properties to the tax rolls.

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  7. TV ghost hunters investigate reports of Savannah's haunted Wright SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | SavannahNow

    Visitors coming to Savannah are likely to interact with the local populace as they walk around this beautiful and historic city. Scott Porter, on the other hand, came here to interact with people who lived in Savannah several hundred years ago and reportedly still make the city their home.

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  8. City removes 100-year-old tree in downtown SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | SavannahNow

    The All Care Tree company removed a 100-year-old Live Oak tree on West Oglethorpe Avenue after earlier construction damaged the tree's root system. A crew grinds up a 100-year-old live oak tree on West Oglethorpe Avenue.

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  9. Savannah prepares for solar eclipse, the celestial event of the centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | SavannahNow

    With the much-hyped total solar eclipse of 2017 just around the bend, many Savannahians are either finalizing travel plans, securing a spot to watch in town or scrambling to get a pair of eclipse glasses. And with good reason - it's the first coast-to-coast total eclipse since 1918, and the next won't be until 2045.

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  10. City Talk: Take close look at Savannah's Confederate monument in ForsythRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | SavannahNow

    The current national controversies about the role of Confederate monuments in 21st century America have led many Savannahians to question the presence of the large memorial in Forsyth Park. Mayor Eddie DeLoach and members of City Council addressed the question at Thursday's meeting.

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  11. City Talk: Is Savannah the "next Brooklyn"?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Vogue's recent article "Is This Old Southern Town the Next Brooklyn?" caught the attention of plenty of Savannahians - natives, newcomers and everyone in between. When I first read the title, I had a visceral response: "My goodness, I hope not."

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  12. Savannah readies for near-total eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Children's Librarian Sha Dishong adjusts Lemondris Brown's eclipse-viewing glasses as he gives them a trial run. "I'm looking at the sun and I'm never gonna stop," he said.

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  13. South Carolina golfer rallies from 8 down to win OglethorpeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Caleb Proveaux, center, was the surprise winner in the 2017 Oglethorpe Invitational, carding a final-round 62 at Wilmington Island Club. He is flanked by Patrick Richardson, the Wilmington Island Club head pro, and AFLAC President Kriss Cloninger.

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  14. Kids interact with police, get treats at - Caught Doing Good' community eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Cpl. Hillary Nielsen talks with young visitors at the launch of the Savannah-Chatham police department's "Caught Doing Good" campaign on Friday. Malcom Wilt, 5, meets Savannah-Chatham police K-9 Dooley at the launch of the Savannah-Chatham police department's "Caught Doing Good" campaign.

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  15. FSU sophomore leads pack after Round 1 at Oglethorpe InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Randy Thompson/ for The Savannah Morning News. Jack Comstock, from Jacksonville, Florida, hits off the first tee during Thursday's opening round of the 35th annual Oglethorpe Invitational at Wilmington Island Club.

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  16. Savannah officials unveil capital projects websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Construction continued on Thursday morning of the Savannah Cultural Arts Center on the corner of Montgomery Street and Oglethorpe Avenue. Status updates of the project and hundreds more can now be found using a new interactive city website.

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  17. On Food: Blue crabs must be why Oglethorpe's colonists stayed in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Linguine with Red Clam Sauce has many flavors of the season: freshly picked blue crab, ripe tomatoes and just a little hot pepper for spice. One of the great mysteries of Georgia's founding is that Oglethorpe and his colonists arrived in February.

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  18. It was never anything other than the DeSoto': Savannah's stalwart hotel moves to new eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | SavannahNow

    The lobby of the Hilton Savannah DeSoto has been re-imagined as an art gallery and the former Lion's Den bar, now Edgar's Proof & Provision, also has been renovated as part of the hotel's rebranding as it ends its affiliation with the Hilton brand and becomes the DeSoto once again. An antique terra cotta bust of Hernando de Soto looks out over the lobby of the Hilton Savannah DeSoto on Liberty Street.

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  19. Savannah-Chatham police seek purse theft suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department's West Chatham Precinct seeks to identify a male suspected of stealing a victim's purse at a Walmart on the 6000 block of Ogeechee Road on Nov. 9. At about 11:30 a.m., Metro officers responded to the scene. Reportedly, the victim was standing in line with her purse in a shopping cart behind her when the suspect approached, stealing the purse before fleeing.

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  20. Mark Murphy: Marking my double nickel dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Sunrise over the marsh is a glorious thing, from the first ochre glimmers of light filtering among the branches of the broad, moss-draped oaks until the sun finally breaks over the vast expanse of verdant marsh grass that originally gave our town its name nearly 300 years ago. Perhaps it's the sea salt in my blood.

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