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

    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  2. Petition for zoning change in Godley Station raises questions for multifamily developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | SavannahNow

    A request to allow more multifamily development in north Godley Station received a recommendation from the Metropolitan Planning Commission on Tuesday, but not before some West Chatham residents and developers weighed in with concerns. Property owner Gary Wiggin, represented by attorney Rusty Ross, had asked for a change of land-use designation for about 40 acres off Benton and Highlands boulevards, in Highlands Business Park, to multifamily and commercial from its current designation of public/institution.

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

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  4. Duplicate street names can cause Savannah, Chatham 911 confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | 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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  5. Port Wentworth police searching for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | 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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  6. Shootings increase in Savannah in 2014; 7 juveniles killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Savannah-Chatham police and Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents - as part of a recent partnership - work the scene of an accidental shooting late Dec. 4 at Madison Apartments on West 54th Street, where a teenager, 15, was shot and later died. Savannah-Chatham police work the scene of a double shooting at West 56th and Bull streets late April 26. Quahfee Murphy, 16, was killed.

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  7. Domestic violence, rape up in Savannah, Chatham CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | SavannahNow

    A Savannah-Chatham police officer enters the Walthour Road house of Lauren Brown Smart and Norman Smart on June 7 while investigating Lauren's death. Three women in Savannah and unincorporated Chatham County were killed in acts of domestic violence.

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  8. Chatham adopts new financial policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Chatham County officials are changing their policy for handling cash, a move the finance director says will aid in preventing fraud and theft of government funds. The county commission last week approved without discussion a request from Finance Director Amy Davis to add internal controls to the county's financial policy.

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  9. Traffic Alert: Ga. 21 southbound closed at Bonnybridge Road due to wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | SavannahNow

    According to the Chatham Emergency Management Agency, southbound Ga. 21 in part of Port Wentworth was being temporarily shut down Wednesday afternoon due to a wreck involving a log truck.

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  10. Pooler passes resolution opposing expansion of CAT taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Officials in Pooler this week fulfilled a promise to oppose a proposal that would allow the expansion of Chatham Area Transit into some areas of the city. The Pooler City Council Tuesday voted 4-0 to approve a resolution that will be sent to their representatives in the Georgia General Assembly asking that they "do not authorize the imposition of any new taxes on the citizens of Pooler ... without a vote of the people."

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  11. Bomber Girls join bikers education group Sunday in helping homeless vets, poker runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | SavannahNow

    The Bomber Girls, Ladies Riding Club, will team with American Bikers Active Toward Education District 11, on Sunday for the 24th annual Frosty Balls membership drive and poker run. This year the Bomber Girls' traditional home- baked cookies for deployed troops in time for Valentine's Day will be replaced by the collection of non-perishable food items to supplement the food pantry for area homeless veterans at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 660 on Ogeechee Road The traditional cookie drive, which last year yielded more than 6,000 dozen home-baked cookies, will be passed off to chapters in Senoia and Valparaiso, Ind.

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  12. New Savannah Arts Academy audition process under developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | SavannahNow

    The upcoming auditions and lottery for coveted seats at Savannah Arts Academy will be handled much like they have been, but Savannah-Chatham Public Schools officials on Wednesday discussed plans for changes next year. Chief Academic Officer Ann Levett said the audition process has been strengthened, and they have clarified the way they select, vet and train judges.

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  13. Traffic Alert: Highway 21 in Port Wentworth closed due to wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Chatham County Emergency Management is reporting that Highway 21 northbound near Bonnybridge Road in Port Wentworth is closed due to a multi-car accident.

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  14. Traffic Alert: Accident closes northbound lanes of Ga. 21 at Grange RdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | SavannahNow

    A fatal accident involving a cyclist has shut down the northbound lanes of Ga. 21 at Grange Road in Port Wentworth.

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  15. Ceremonial swearing-in held for Congressman-Elect Buddy Carter before heading to Washington MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Randy Thompson Photography/ for The Savannah Morning News. Students from St. Andrews School lead the Pledge of Alligiance to open the Swearing -In Ceremony for Buddy Carter Sunday at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church.

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  16. Port Wentworth police bust more than 25 underage drinkers, charge homeowners at New Year's partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Police in Port Wentworth say they busted a large New Year's party early Jan. 1, charging more than 25 people with underage drinking. Additionally, the homeowners of the Osteen Street house where the party was held were arrested and charged with contributing to the delinquency of minors.

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  17. City Talk: Can city save police merger?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | SavannahNow

    When the annual statistics are released next year, 2014 will look like a fairly average year for crime in Savannah. Consider the relentless pace of shootings throughout much of 2014, including the recent ones involving children.

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  18. Editorial: Commissoners right on CAT voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | SavannahNow

    Last Friday, commissioners voted 8-1 - with Commissioner Dean Kicklighter dissenting - to ask the county's legislative delegation in Atlanta to take up CAT in the upcoming session that begins in January. If lawmakers approve, CAT's appointed board would be allowed to authorize studies to determine whether it makes sense to expand CAT's bus routes in west Chatham County, including municipalities like Pooler, Port Wentworth and parts of Garden City.

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  19. Comments: 2Read the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | SavannahNow

    An attorney for the families of five child survivors of victims of the 2008 fire-explosion at the Imperial Sugar Refinery has notified Chatham County that money held in trust for them is missing through the misconduct of fired Probate Court clerk Kim Birge. The funds at issue were provided to the court to be held in trust "for the benefit of minor children who lost their fathers in the Imperial Sugar explosion" and "are currently unaccounted for," attorney Brent J. Savage said in an ante litem letter Thursday.

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  20. Port Wentworth manatee rehabbing at SeaWorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | SavannahNow

    A cold-stressed manatee was rescued from the Savannah River Monday. Photo produced by SeaWorld under FWS Permit Number MA7701911.

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