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  1. Asked & Answered: Why do parking services stay downtown?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A viewer wanted to know, "Why do the parking meter maids only work downtown ? With all the cars that illegally park the wrong way on the streets, the autos that sit and park in the fire lanes like at Walmart, Kroger's, Publix there is a way to increase revenue with the tickets that need to be written. They could also target the lawn care businesses that blow the debris into the street and down the drains," she said.

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  2. Savannah back on the tee on 'The Big Break'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Savannah is back on the tee for The Big Break . Local professional Tommy Schaff is the third player from Savannah to be chosen to compete in the Golf Channel show.

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  3. City Council, Chamber of Commerce urges city, county enter mediation in police mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Savannah City Council is making a push to preserve the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police merger, as city and county police departments inch closer and closer to splitting up. The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce sent on a letter on Thursday to the city and county urging the two parties to enter into mediation to work out their differences.

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  4. 3 sought after breaking into car, credit card fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department's Islands Precinct investigators seek the public's help identifying the suspects behind an entering auto and theft outside an east Savannah church, and a subsequent case of credit card fraud. The auto theft occurred Thursday around 9:30 a.m. in the Bible Baptist Church Daycare parking lot, on the 4700 block of Skidaway Road.

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  5. Daughters of hit-and-run victim asking the community to contact police with any informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Peter J. Meyer's family called on Savannah's religious community leaders Thursday to ask their congregations to "do the right thing" and come forward with any information regarding the hit-and-run driver that killed Meyer on Sunday, Jan. 4, on Abercorn Street. The friends and family of Meyer announced earlier this week that they are offering a total of $100,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for his death.

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  6. Relay for Life of Savannah set to kick offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Cancer survivors, volunteers, and community members will gather to kick-off the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Savannah on Thursday night. The kickoff program will highlight ways the society fights back against cancer, and will honor cancer survivors and caregivers.

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  7. Savannah Book Festival announces 2015 authors rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The organizers of the Savannah Book Festival have announced the full roster of authors attending this year's festival, running Feb. 12-15, at several locations throughout Savannah. In addition to the previously-announced headline authors, best-selling mystery writer Janet Evanovich, humorist and satirist P.J. O'Rourke and the 'Grand Dame of Gothic Fiction' Anne Rice with her son, award-winning novelist Christopher Rice - more than 35 popular and critically-acclaimed authors will be attending the Savannah Book Festival.

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  8. Group in Savannah comes together in hopes to stop recent crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Just after midnight Thursday, they gathered to pray and sing, as part of the "Stop the Violence Campaign." They are calling this "Savannah Cries."

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  9. Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce holds Economic Outlook LuncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The chamber hosted its annual Economic Outlook Luncheon on Wednesday, where experts from the University of Georgia and Armstrong State University presented the group with their local, state, regional and nationwide financial forecasts. "We are so well positioned for future growth, with the harbor deepening, with our healthcare asstes that we have, continued focus on our public education system getting better, so there's so many good things, you know, going on here," said Hubbard.

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  10. Grand jury indicts man who led police on chase through Savannah, PoolerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A grand jury has indicted the man who led police on a high speed car chase through Pooler and Savannah in October. Jordan O'Neal was indicted on multiple counts, including hijacking a motor vehicle, armed robbery and aggravated assault.

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  11. SEDA, Savannah Film Office hope to bring more film productions to SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Savannah Economic Development Authority has big plans for 2015. They hope to bring more film productions to the area.

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  12. Union Mission offers warm place to stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Freezing temperatures pose a danger to those without a home, so Union Mission in Savannah is providing a place to stay for many people in the area. They have some "existing clients" that stay, and they allow some people to stay through their low temperature, community open door process.

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  13. Savannah entrepreneurial center worker indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A Chatham County grand jury has indicted an entrepreneurial center worker on one count of theft by conversion. Charlena Brown's company, Good Services, LLC, managed the Savannah Entrepreneurial Center.

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  14. Salvation Army offering shelter from freezing temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Many organizations are offering a warm place to stay as the temperatures drop well below freezing around the area. The Salvation Army has more than 100 beds set up for people to come stay and get out of the cold.

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  15. Suspect charged in shooting death of teen in Savannah expected in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A suspect charged in the shooting death of a teen is expected in court Thursday. Naivareal Raheem Smith, 18, is due back in court.

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  16. Power restored in East Savannah after 2 blown transformersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Power has been restored to a block of homes in Savannah after 2 transformers blew just before 11 p.m. Wednesday night. It happened between Reynolds Street, Atlantic Avenue, Maupas Avenue and 41st Street.

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  17. Home catches fire overnight on Baysprings Court in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Fire broke out overnight at a Savannah home. Southside Fire crews were dispatched to a fire on Baysprings Court in the Southbridge subdivision around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

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  18. Georgia Power working to restore power on Reynolds, Atlantic, Maupas and 41stRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Georgia Power is working to restore power to a Savannah neighborhood after two transformers blew on Wednesday night. Houses between Reynolds Street, Atlantic Avenue, Maupas Avenue and 41st Street are in the dark as temperatures continue to drop.

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  19. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Even though the temperature is dropping, some Savannah businesses still rely on making a living outside, from construction sites to pedi-cabs. The wind is a big factor in how cold it feels in some parts of the city.

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  20. Savannah City Council discusses key issues at city hall retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Savannah City Council members are met on Wednesday as part of a retreat at City Hall to look at issues from last year, and examine how the city is improving and areas that still need improvement. Members are discussing things like public safety, work programs for Savannah's at-risk youth and neighborhood vitality at the retreat.

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