Savannah Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. CSS Georgia artifacts detail a miserable life for Confederate sailorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | SavannahNow

    Leg irons, left, recovered by divers from the CSS Georgia, were X-rayed and replicated at Texas A&M University's research lab. Jim Jobling, a project manager with the Texas A&M lab, examines the handle of an 1861 bayonet made by P.S. Justice.

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  2. 1 dead, 1 injured in Interstate 516 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | SavannahNow

    Police say one person was killed and another taken to a hospital Thursday evening after a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 516 in Savannah. A pickup traveling in the southbound lanes of I-516 crashed just south of Exit 5 about 6 p.m., said Julian Miller, Savannah-Chatham police spokesman.

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  3. Police save 3-foot python from Savannah bathtub, 50 pound tortoise from streetRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | SavannahNow

    A three-foot python and 50-pound African spur thigh tortoise are receiving care at Savannah-Chatham police department's animal shelter after being captured in unusual places this week. Tallulah, the tortoise, was picked up near 32nd and Dieter streets while wandering in the middle of the road Monday afternoon, said Eunicia Baker, police spokeswoman.

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  4. This week's Savannah pets for adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | SavannahNow

    ONE LOVE ANIMAL RESCUE One Love Animal Rescue, Inc. is a newly formed volunteer based organization located in Savannah.Our mission is to help abandoned, neglected, abused and unwanted pets by partnering with shelters, rescue groups and the community. Please contact us at adoptme@oneloveanimalrescue.com or 912-572-1251.

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  5. Savannah artist and author pens colorful children's bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | SavannahNow

    L ocal artist and author JosA Lucio has created a book that brings smiles to the faces of everyone who reads it - adults as well as children. "'Heave Ho!' is a children's book about teamwork and outside-the-box thinking," he says.

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  6. Arts and crafts festival highlights maritime communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | SavannahNow

    Artwork by John Taylor John Taylor is a photographer who had a career on Wall Street. He moved to Skidaway Island in 2009 and fell in love with the "beauty of Savannah."

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  7. Savannah City Council considering sale of property at $200k lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | SavannahNow

    The city of Savannah is planning to sell a piece of property at a $195,000 loss after it was determined the undeveloped site in northwest Chatham County is no longer suitable for a fire station. Since the city purchased the property between The Highlands and Godley Station communities for $545,000 in 2007, changes to Chatham County's flood map and new emergency response standards mean a new location for the station will have to be found, according to city officials.

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  8. Inspirational golf pro Vickery left a mark on youth golRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | SavannahNow

    The longtime Savannah golf professional with two prosthetic legs died unexpectedly on Monday night, but the lessons he taught on and off the golf course won't soon be forgotten. Vickery, 57, suffered a nearly fatal accident in 1989 that cost him both his legs and some of his fingers, but that didn't deter him from earning his PGA membership and becoming one of the area's finest golf instructors.

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  9. Gotham's litterbugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | SavannahNow

    Living in Savannah, you hear a lot of conspiratorial things about the city government. Corruption, cronyism, incompetence - sometimes, listening to the things people tell me, I think maybe I'm living in Gotham.

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  10. Pipeline talk Monday at the BeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Discussion about the proposed Palmetto Pipeline, a Kinder Morgan project that would run through 210 miles of Georgia carrying gasoline, diesel and ethanol, has brought out diverse interests. The usual environmental groups have their activists involved, but so does Colonial Oil, which opposes the pipeline, too.

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  11. Bond issue to pay for school debt, drainageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | SavannahNow

    The city of Savannah plans to issue $20 million in bonds to pay a debt owed to the Savannah-Chatham County school board and increase stormwater drainage to the Savannah River. At the same time, the city plans to reduce existing debt payments by refinancing almost $25 million in bonds issued in 2005.

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  12. Federal judge reduces sentence in affair-based prosecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | SavannahNow

    A man who was serving a 10-year sentence for selling guns to undercover agents in 2010 will serve 15 months less after a federal judge resentenced him Tuesday as the result of an affair between a Savannah-based federal prosecutor and a federal agent as they were collaborating on his case. Willie Dante Woody Jr. was one of 89 defendants caught up in Operation Thunderbolt, in which state and federal investigators set up a phony storefront in 2010 and bought $200,000 in illegal drugs and 245 firearms.

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  13. Vox Populi: 'Are there any honest, affordable mechanics left in Savannah?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | SavannahNow

    "It's very difficult to get things completely wrong, but Sunday's editorial on homework probably nailed it. If children should stay till 4:30 and have study hall as we did in the past, they would have a chance.

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  14. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Submit your event at least two weeks in advance by going to events.savannahnow.com. You can also mail to Community Calendar, P.O. Box 1088, Savannah, GA 31402.

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  15. Miss Sophie: Losing Savannah, finding JoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Steve did the research and based on where we lived and our lifestyle, decided that a Shetland sheepdog would be a good match for us. He found an ad in the paper for Shelties and we drove to Gibson, Ga., and came home with Sophie nearly 10 years ago.

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  16. Police seek home for goats found wandering around SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Police want to know if anyone wants to provide a home for some goats they found wandering around midtown Savannah. Police responded to a call about the animals on Monday, and found five of them standing in the road at 52nd and Exchange streets, said Eunicia Baker, Savannah-Chatham police spokeswoman.

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  17. Second suspect in fatal drive-by shooting in Savannah surrendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | SavannahNow

    The second suspect in a fatal shooting on Friday turned himself in to Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Monday night, said police spokesman Julian Miller. Za'Kee Jaquan Robinson, 19, of Thunderbolt surrendered at police headquarters after Homicide Unit detectives announced publicly that they had warrants charging him with murder and aggravated assault.

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  18. Otis Johnson adds his praises for Teinique Gadson, calls her death distressingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Otis Johnson, who was the moving force and head of the Chatham-Savannah Youth Futures Authority for its first decade - and later two-term mayor of Savannah - was out of pocket until late Monday. But he wanted to add his admiration for Gadson, executive director of the Neighborhood Improvement Association and a long-time advocate for community building efforts she learned at Youth Futures: "She was evidence of what we were trying to do with the Youth Futures Authority," Johnson said, adding she came to the authority as a young person and worked her way up to director of NIA where she was a founding member.

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  19. Vox Populi: 'Why do they keep advertising Tanger Outlet in Savannah?...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | SavannahNow

    "When the wedding planner tells you everything is taken care of, gratuities included, don't believe her! They're stiffing the help!" "How accurate can the census be if they didn't mail anything out? I guess some of us just don't count!" "If you outlaw bags at Tybee stores, then you must also outlaw bags being brought in. How can Tybee police possibly keep up with this?" "I recently moved here from Virginia.

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  20. Officials unveil plans for new municipal complex, historic PoolerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Ian Maule/ Savannah Morning News-Plans for Pooler's new municipal complex sit on a table on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Ian Maule/ Savannah Morning News- Pooler City Manager Robert Byrd presents plans for the new municipal complex on a map on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

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