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  1. Port Wentworth Police interrupts burglary in progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    The Port Wentworth Police Department interrupted a burglary in progress at the Food Lion grocery store off of Georgia Highway 21 on Wednesday night. Officers said they were responding to an alarm call.

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  2. Port Wentworth police nab grocery store burglarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SavannahNow

    Police were dispatched to the Food Lion at the intersection of Ga. 21 and Ga. 30 after an alarm was tripped, said police Sgt.

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  3. Petition for zoning change in Godley Station raises questions for multifamily developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SavannahNow

    ... to 1,600. Anticipating further growth, she said, the school system intends to relocate some children in the Port Wentworth district to Rice Creek School to alleviate overcrowding. After public comment, Ross disagreed that local government was ...

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  4. Effingham arrests Port Wentworth man for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | SavannahNow

    The Sheriff's Office conducted an investigation over several weeks, leading to the arrest of Eddy Rolando Castro, 39, according to Deputy Joe Heath of the Internet Crimes against Children Task Force.

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  5. Port Wentworth man arrested, charged with sexual exploitation of childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WALB-TV Albany

    A 39-year-old Port Wentworth man was arrested for sexual exploitation of children on Monday after a lengthy investigation. Eddie R. Castro was arrestd on Monday in his Port Wentworth home after the Effingham County Sheriff's Office concluded an investigation that occurred over the span of several weeks.

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  6. Curtis GriffinRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... Statesboro, Davis White of Statesboro, Ashley Foster of Ludowici, Ashley Mellons and Joshua Mellons, both of Port Wentworth; one great-granddaughter, Brennley Drossopoulos of Savannah; one step-son, Dwayne Mellons and wife, Melinda, Port Wentworth; ...

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  7. City vs. county crime statsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... and do other bad things," Thomson said. The recent growth in the county has mostly been in areas like Pooler, Port Wentworth, and unincorporated parts of Chatham County. Some areas saw their population grow by 200 percent in the past 10 years. ...

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  8. Coast Guard Auxiliary 'always ready'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Bluffton Today

    Courtesy of Hal Blaisdell Flotilla Commander Hal Blaisdell hands out information at a booth with fellow auxiliary member Kim Duford. Courtesy of Hal Blaisdell Flotilla 10-11 Hilton Head covers the area of Port Royal Sound to Tybee Island and up the Savannah River to Port Wentworth.

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  9. GRU to celebrate Homecoming, Military Appreciation WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... an accident involving a vehicle and a bicycle that took place on Tuten Avenue, Sunday morning. The Port Wentworth Police Department responded to an accident that took place next to a rest stop on I-95, early Sunday afternoon. The Port Wentworth ...

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  10. Traffic slow-going on I-95 SB after van flipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Port Wentworth Police Department responded to an accident that took place next to a rest stop on I-95, early Sunday afternoon. A woman was traveling southbound near mile marker 111 when her left rear tire blew, forcing her off of the road and into the right side median.

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  11. Duplicate street names can cause Savannah, Chatham 911 confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | SavannahNow

    Among Savannah, Pooler, Port Wentworth and Effingham County, at least five streets and roads have the word Godley as part of their name. That usually isn't a problem - unless you're calling 911 for help.

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  12. Port Wentworth PoliceRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Effingham Herald

    Officer Clifton C.E. gave me a citation for impeding one car from passing me last night at 100 AM in the morning, on my way home from work. I told him that car was tailgating for a long time and hope by allowing the car to go around me, by going less than 20mph in the 45mph zone.

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  13. Family, friends remember victims of Imperial Sugar explosion 7 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... those were demolished. OSHA fined Imperial Sugar more than $8 million dollars for violations in the Port Wentworth factory, as well as the Gramercy, Louisiana location. Imperial Sugar settled, paying $6 million in fines, and admitted no fault. ...

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  14. CAT will not pursue legislation to expand into municipalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A state level push for more public transportation in Chatham County is now null and void. Chatham Area Transit services all of Savannah, and with the urging of Chatham County Commissioners, wanted to expand to municipalities, including Pooler, Bloomingdale, Port Wentworth and Tybee.

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  15. Crews repair broken water main in Port WentworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Crews were called out to repair a broken water main in Port Wentworth Tuesday morning. A water main at the Hampton Inn behind the Enmark on Hwy 21 somehow ruptured just before 5 a.m., causing water to excessively gush out of the ground and flood a grassy area between the hotel and the gas station, right next to the Enmark parking lot.

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  16. Toddler left in car outside gym, dad arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | The Coastal Courier

    A Port Wentworth father has been arrested and charged with reckless conduct after leaving his child locked in a car in Hinesville on Jan. 26. Hinesville Police Officer Rickey Rice's incident report alleges that Edward Pannell left his 3-year-old daughter unattended in a vehicle outside Anytime Fitness on E.G. Miles Parkway. An employee who parked next to the vehicle noticed a child inside and after waiting nearly an hour for the guardian to return, she called police.

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  17. Port Wentworth police searching for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | SavannahNow

    On January 21, 2015 the Port Wentworth Police Department was called to investigate a missing person who was last seen on January 12, 2015. The missing person was identified as Michael Marler, a 56 year old white male with grey hair and brown eyes.

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  18. Port Wentworth PD searching for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... e has any knowledge of the whereabouts or welfare of Mr. Marler, please contact Detective Thomas Drane of the Port Wentworth Police Department at 912.401.0488.

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  19. Port Wentworth PD investigating crash involving semiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Port Wentworth Police Department is investigating an accident that took place on U.S. 21, north of Jimmy Deloach Parkway, around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Two cars and a semi truck were involved in the crash.

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  20. Shootings increase in Savannah in 2014; 7 juveniles killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | SavannahNow

    ... he said. Only one Chatham County homicide last year, the Jan. 18 rape and slaying of Lisa Marie Pynn in her Port Wentworth home, took place in a jurisdiction other than Savannah or unincorporated Chatham County. "We have and have had a problem in ...

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