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  1. New co-owner to carry on legacy of E. Shaver bookstore on Madison SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Esther Shaver, left, owner of E. Shaver, Bookseller, is retiring and Jessica Osborne, right, a worker at the 40-year-old landmark Madison Square bookstore, has been named co-owner. Shaver has said she will still be in the shop about once a week.

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  2. Savannah vascular specialist easy to find, quick to careRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    "I love surgery, but there's no way I'm going to do this up here," the then third-year medical student recalled thinking. Today, Dr. Busken, 34, is St. Joseph's/Candler's new vascular specialist, fresh off a two-year fellowship in vascular surgery at Baylor University Medical Center and getting comfortable in offices with Dr. Lee Yates at Savannah Surgery Center.

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  3. Chatham County approves contract for renovation of Tybee Island pierRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    If all goes according to plan, a segment of one of Tybee Island's most recognizable features will be renovated by the time summer - and with it crowds of day trippers and vacationers - arrives on the island this year. Chatham County officials on Friday signed off on a $78,719 contract with Savannah-based CNB Construction to gut and install new fixtures and tile in the restrooms on the Walter Parker Pier pavilion.

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  4. Buddy a perfect fit at Victim Witness Assistance ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    F or the woman nervous about her appearance before the Chatham County grand jury, Buddy proved to be a life saver. "Buddy comes over and just puts his head in her lap," Cheryl Rogers, director of the Chatham County District Attorney's Victim Witness Assistant Program, recalled.

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  5. Savannah-Chatham police seek owners of dog abandoned, tied to tree in Savannah woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Photo courtesy of Savannah-Chatham police - Savannah-Chatham police and Animal Control officers are seeking the owners of this dog who was found tied to a tree in a wooded area. Animal Control officers from the Savannah-Chatham police are trying to locate the owner of a dog that was found tied with a leash in a wooded area over the weekend, said Julian Miller, Savannah-Chatham police spokesman.

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  6. Citizen's tip results in arrest of Savannah man who allegedly broke into city storage lotRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Savannah-Chatham police credit the actions of a quick-thinking citizen and collaboration with Port Wentworth police department for the arrest of a man who broke-in to City of Savannah property intending to steal thousands of dollars-worth of equipment this morning, said Eunicia Baker, Savannah-Chatham police spokeswoman. Just after midnight, Orlando Spellman, 43, of Savannah was stopped by Port Wentworth police and eventually charged with felony theft by taking and criminal trespass by Savannah-Chatham police.

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  7. Savannah motorcyslist seriously injured after Sunday night crashRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Bennie Johnson, 41, of Savannah was transported to Memorial University Medical Center after the collision of the 1994 Suzuki Kantana 600 and a minivan at Anderson and Jefferson streets about 6:24 p.m., said Julian Miller, Savannah-Chatham police spokesman.

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  8. Savannah man arrested, guns, drugs seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Photo courtesy of Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team - Various firearms, ammunition were seized by CNT agents during a drug bust last week. Photo courtesy of Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team - CNT agents seized approximately one pound of marijuana, various prescription pills last week during a drug bust.

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  9. Trio plead not guilty to murder in shooting death of man found in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Three people pleaded not guilty today to murder and related charges in the death of a North Carolina man whose body was found near Georgetown in December. Army Spc.

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  10. Pair plead not guilty to vehicular homicide, DUI in February 2014 wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Two Savannah men today pleaded not guilty to felony vehicular homicide and DUI charges in the 2014 death of Jose E. Cuervo III in a two-vehicle wreck on Islands Expressway. Randall Lane Caruthers, 39, and Kenneth R. Rosen, 24, are charged with causing the death of Cuervo while driving under the influence on Feb. 27, 2014.

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  11. Metro Savannah gas prices edge upwardRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Average retail gasoline prices in Savannah have risen 1.8 cents a gallon in the past week to $2.28 a gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 262 gas outlets in Savannah. The national average has increased 0.4 cents a gallon in the last week to $2.43, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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  12. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  13. Gorillas, chickens and a parade: Savannah celebrates Flannery O'ConnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    Photo by Ben Brengman for the Savannah Morning News - Meredith Gray from Savannah walks in the parade carrying a sign with a quote from Flannery O'Connor during the Flannery O'Connor Parade and Street fair. Photo by Ben Brengman for the Savannah Morning News - Band members entertain the crowds during the Flannery O'Connor Parade and Street fair in Lafayette Square.

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  14. Officials speak out on takeover legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SavannahNow

    Next year voters will have the final say on a constitutional amendment that would give Gov. Nathan Deal power to take over or close schools he deems as failing. The amendment and accompanying legislation already have received state house and senate approval.

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  15. Local schools fight governor's new school dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | SavannahNow

    Mercer Math Teacher Rhianna Brown carefully reviews lessons with her students to ensure they have all mastered the subject matter. One of this year's goals is to raise Mercer's math scores.

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  16. Editorial: Georgia DOT must wake up on Palmetto PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SavannahNow

    To date, the state Department of Transportation has done neither in the case of the proposed Palmetto Pipeline. It has been asleep at the wheel.

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  17. Crowds flock to return of Savannah Asian Cultural FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SavannahNow

    ABOVE: Members of the Matsuriza drum troupe wait to perform on Saturday during the Asian Cultural Festival. RIGHT: Dylan Leamon, 6, of Savannah, runs through a garden during the Asian Cultural Festival.

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  18. Catholic Pastoral Center nears opening of new home at St. Mary's Home siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SavannahNow

    Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News - A reading or meditation nook in the archives area of the restored Catholic Pastoral Center. Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News - Archivist Katy Pereira, second from left, shows visitors the rooms where the diocese's archives will be kept and displayed.

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  19. Subcontractors cry foul over J.T. Turner collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SavannahNow

    Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News Tripp Turner, Chief Operating Officer of J.T.Turner Construction, speaks at a Business in Savannah luncheon held at the Savannah Morning News. Jim Turner, right, is the founder and president of JT Turner Construction Company while his son Tripp is the Chief Operating Officer.

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  20. Vox Populi: 'Maybe a 100 question intelligence test for people...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SavannahNow

    "In the recent past, Chatham County spent some big money to try to bring the Daimler/Freightliner Sprint Van assembly plant to the Savannah area. At that time, we lost to Canada as Daimler decided to build the plant in Canada.

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