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  1. Rape Crisis Center hosts 9th annual Reindeer RunRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire hosted the 9th annual Savannah Reindeer Run on Saturday morning at the Savannah Trade and Convention Center. Runners dressed in their Christmas attire and some even brought along their pets to run the race with them.

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  2. Communities celebrate unity, holidays during 2018 Greater West Savannah Christmas ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Not even the threat of rain or gray skies could hamper the holiday spirit and community pride of those in west Savannah as people marched through the city during the 2018 Greater West Savannah Christmas Parade on Saturday. “Our theme for this parade is regaining unity in the community,” said Pamela Howard-Oglesby, 2018 parade grand marshal.

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  3. Woman finds biological father after connecting on LinkedInRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

    ... if he remembered her mother, and later said "that means I am your daughter". The 48-year-old, who now lives in Savannah, Georgia, had a relationship with her mother and assumed she fell pregnant to someone else. He said: "When I left England I ...

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  4. Savannah police investigates two-vehicle Abercorn Street crashRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Savannah Police's Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a two-vehicle crash on Abercorn Street Dec. 14 that resulted in life-threatening injuries to one occupant. About 7:50 p.m. Dec. 14 a VW Jetta, which was driven by Paulina Corral, 27, of Richmond Hill, was traveling north on Abercorn Street when it struck the front tire area of a Jeep Wrangler that had just made a U-turn from southbound to northbound Abercorn Street at the Lewis Drive intersection.

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  5. There's no quick fix to our trade standoff with ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A crane loads shipping containers onto a vessel at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. on Jan. 30. After months of matching the Trump administration's trade-war maneuvering in tit-for-tat fashion, the Chinese government has started making what appear to be peace offerings.

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  6. Australians check out Savannah, declare us 'hip'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SavannahNow

    Traveller, which describes itself as “the essential resource for Australians who love to travel” sent a writer to Savannah to uncover our hidden charms and remind us that - despite Paula Deen, multiple Zac Efron movies and the Savannah Bananas - we're still very famous for “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.” She writes in the piece called “There's a hip new vibe in Savannah, Georgia:” “Before Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil the oldest city in the state of Georgia on the south-eastern coast of the US was called the "Hostess City" and was known for its stately homes, verdant squares and the Spanish moss that drips atmospherically from century-old oak trees.” “As well as stopping at local boutiques, small galleries and antique stores you'll want to make a beeline for Forsyth Park.

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  7. Savannah man sentenced to four consecutive life terms in child sex abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SavannahNow

    A Savannah man on Thursday was sentenced to four consecutive life prison terms for his convictions for repeatedly sexually abusing children over a period of years. Raymont Becton, 44, was convicted by a Chatham County Superior Court on 15 charges for conduct that occurred beginning in 2104 and lasting through 2017.

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  8. Chatham OKs $1.46M restoration plan for storm-damaged McQueen's Island TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SavannahNow

    Chatham County is moving forward with plans to repair the McQueen's Island Trail, which suffered extensive damage as a result of Hurricanes Matthew and Irma in 2016 and 2017. On Dec. 7, Chatham County Commissioners approved a $1.46 million construction contract with Savannah-based E&D Contracting Services to repair the trail that runs parallel to U.S. 80 from the Bull River Bridge to the entrance of the Fort Pulaski National Monument.

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  9. Police locate mising 72-year-old Savannah manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SavannahNow

    EARLIER:Savannah police are seeking the public's help in locating James Lukes, 72 who was last seen Friday morning near the Ruth Byck Daycare in the 3000 block of Bull Street.

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  10. TripAdvisor: Pick Savannah for your New Year's Eve funRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SavannahNow

    That's the advice from travel website TripAdvisor as it has named Savannah as one of its 13 Unforgettable New Year's Eve Getaways and Celebrations. About Savannah, they say, “The fun doesn't stop after midnight, however, as there is so much more to experience in Savannah.

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  11. Savannah's Bridge Through the YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | SavannahNow

    Savannah's continued success as a port city could be determined -- at least partially -- by the size of her bridge. Larger and larger ships are being built and ordered by the world's ocean carriers.

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  12. Crystal River man saves woman from 'unbelievable' vehicle crash in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Citrus County Chronicle

    ... woman inside. She was later identified by the South Carolina Highway Patrol as 23-year-old Mia Deloach of Savannah, Georgia. "I patted her on her belly and she opened her eyes," Paoli said. "I couldn't even believe I got in the car." "They thought ...

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  13. Neighborhood improvement results revealed for Ardsley Park/Chatham CrescentRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... We're not isolated from it, we're truly a part of it," said Nick Palumbo, Ardsley Park/Chatham Crescent. Two other Savannah neighborhoods are looking to do the same project, Twickenham and the Parkside. The results of Ardsley in Motion will be ...

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  14. Non-profits, county agencies discuss aftermath of motel closure, evictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... had affordable housing that would meet their income," said Cindy Murphy Kelley, Executive Director for the Chatham Savannah Authority for the Homeless. Kelley pointed out a critical shortage of affordable housing forces low-income families into ...

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  15. 3 men charged after conspiring to kill coworker in Garden CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... says Montoya was killed for doing the right thing. Eliud Montoya was a naturalized U.S. citizen who worked for a Savannah-area tree service known as Wolfe Tree. "Eliud Montoya followed the rules, worked hard, and raised a family. When he saw what he ...

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  16. Claxton-Evans County Airport gets funding for expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... money was used to extend the runway and replace runway lighting. The airport is the closest non-towered airport to Savannah. The airport authority says this is a big deal for pilots and a big deal for the city of Claxton. "The airport creates ...

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  17. Tractor-Trailer Overturns, Blocks Both Lanes Of I-81Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Greenville Sun

    A tractor-trailer that jack-knifed about 6:30 a.m. Thursday on southbound Interstate 81 near mile marker 19 in Greene County blocked traffic in both lanes of the interstate until the rig and trailer were moved. Ian El-Habre, 22, of Savannah, Georgia, drove into the median of I-81, overcorrected and rolled the flatbed tractor-trailer onto its top, a THP crash report said.

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  18. Tips for choosing a perfect poinsettiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Recorder

    ... cameras. No matter how you choose to use them, in combination with Red Delicious and Granny Smith apples like in Savannah, Ga., festively arranged on the hearth and fireplace mantel, or around the tree, the poinsettia is one of the most treasured ...

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  19. Creek on Blue Mile in Statesboro to become huge new developmentRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 13 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... anything like that in Statesboro. There are young professors and professionals here that drive back and forth to Savannah for that. We hope this helps bring them back." It eliminates a flood plain through the middle of Statesboro's busiest real ...

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  20. 3-year-old grazed in Savannah shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A three-year-old was grazed by a bullet in a shooting that happened at a Savannah business, Thursday afternoon.

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