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  1. Casting call details: Remake of Disneya s a Lady and the Trampa needs extras in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | The Island Packet

    A remake of the Disney classic "Lady and the Tramp" reportedly will be filmed in Savannah this fall, and a casting agency is looking for extras of all ages and ethnicities to work during filming. Central Casting will hold an open casting call for background actors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Savannah Civic Center, located at 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave. The casting agency did not specify the title of the movie in its casting call, saying only that it will be "distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures."

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  2. Another waterfront park in Beaufort? Therea s a new proposal for a prime propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | The Island Packet

    A sign along Sea Island Parkway just south of the Woods Memorial Bridge to downtown Beaufort welcomes motorists to Lady's Island. In the background at left is the 19-acre Whitehall property.

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  3. 2 bridges? 10,000 troops? This is the Daufuskie Island youa ve never seen beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | The Island Packet

    A sampling of the images from the book, "Daufuskie Island," that is full of photos dating back to the 19th century, including previously unpublished photos by Constantine Manos. It is is part of the Images of American series by Arcadia Publishing.

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  4. Two shootings. Two fatalities. Herea s what we know about a deadly evening in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | The Island Packet

    Officers from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department responded to the first shooting around 6:15 p.m., near Jenkins High School on Walz Drive. No one covers what is happening in our community better than we do.

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  5. Former Cal WR Robertson transferring home to GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Roberston was a five-star recruit out of Savannah, Georgia, in 2016 who chose to head west to play his college ball, picking Cal over Georgia, Notre Dame and others. Robertson had a strong freshman season with 50 catches for 767 yards and seven touchdowns, but missed all but two games last season for what was called a lower body injury that eventually needed surgery.

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  6. Sanctioned Russian oligarch linked to Cohen has vast US tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Island Packet

    In this May 25, 2018, file photo, Renova CEO businessman Viktor Vekselberg attends the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia. in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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  7. 'Major' accident on I-95 backs up traffic for four hours near Savannah airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | The Island Packet

    All lanes appeared clear at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday following a "major" accident with injuries that blocked southbound lanes of I-95 in the area of the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport Friday. All southbound lanes were blocked for more than an hour after the 11:30 a.m. accident at Exit 104/Airways Avenue, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation .

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  8. John Travolta's in Savannah, and it looks like he's loving it. Here's where he's beenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | The Island Packet

    John Travolta has been spotted in Savannah's Forsyth Park and the Quality Inn Midtown filming scenes for the movie "The Poison Rose." Travolta stars with Morgan Freeman, Brendan Fraser and Famke Janssen.

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  9. The 1838 shipwreck was 'the Titanic of its time.' Divers just made an eerie discovery.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | The Island Packet

    A stash of gold coins found Monday is being called the latest bit of proof that a shipwreck 40-plus miles off the North Carolina coast is that of the steamship Pulaski, which took half its wealthy passengers to the bottom of the Atlantic in 1838. A stash of gold coins found Monday is being called the latest bit of proof that a shipwreck 40-plus miles off the North Carolina coast is that of the steamship Pulaski, which took half its wealthy passengers to the bottom of the Atlantic in 1838.

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  10. Remember what Beaufort's Boundary St. looked like? Here's what changedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | The Island Packet

    It was controversial and it took a while, but Beaufort's Boundary Street project was finished on budget and on time. Before Friday's ribbon cutting, we took a look at the new streetscape and asked some people to give us their impression of it.

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  11. Beaufort's mayor quickly recovers after backdrop falls on his headRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling quickly recovers with a joke after a backdrop falls onto his head at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the Boundary Street Improvement Project. It was controversial and it took a while, but Beaufort's Boundary Street project was finished on budget and on time.

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  12. Visiting the Lowcountry? 8 beach laws every Hilton Head Island tourist should knowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Beach laws on Hilton Head Island, including those protecting wildlife such as sea turtles and sand dollars, and laws prohibiting things like fireworks and alcohol. In recent days, winds have blown a seaweed called sargassum ashore on Hilton Head Island.

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  13. For 55 years Pete's BBQ fed Rock Hill on summer holidays. Get it while you still can.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Pete Wheeles, the 98-year-old owner of Pete's BBQ in Rock Hill, is shutting down the business after 55 years this Memorial Day weekend. Wheeles and a team of employees made thousands of pounds of BBQ during four holidays of the year. 1 comment

  14. Snapped cable caused Charleston bridge closure, SCDOT says. Here are the detoursRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | The Island Packet

    The Wando Bridge in Charleston, S.C., has been closed for emergency repairs after a cable snapped Monday. The South Carolina Department of Transportation said the bridge will be closed for at least 48 hours.

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  15. Savannah teacher arrested for taking inappropriate photos of female students, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | The Island Packet

    A 38-year-old teacher at an all-girls Catholic high school in Savannah has been arrested for allegedly taking inappropriate photographs of students, according to a Savannah Police Department news release Thursday night. Joey Morcock faces two charges of surreptitious recording of intimate parts and was arrested by the department's special victim's unit, according to police.

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  16. Driver identified one week after she was found dead next to burning car in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Kayla Shuman, 23, of Pooler, reportedly was ejected from her vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident May 1. Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work to produce. If you read and enjoy our journalism, please consider subscribing today.

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  17. Did you see the Savannah plane crash? Military is looking for help from eyewitnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Aaron Offen captured the Puerto Rico Air National Guard plane's takeoff from the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. The witness says he saw the explosion from the military cargo plane's crash a few minutes later.

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  18. She was found dead next to her burning car in Savannah. Can you help police identify her?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Savannah police are seeking the public's help identifying a woman found dead next to her burning car on Tuesday morning. Investigators with the Savannah Police Department said a female driver in a silver 2008 to 2012 model Ford Fusion was traveling south on New Hampstead Road before 10 a.m. when her car left the roadway and struck a tree.

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  19. Surveillance video shows military plane nosediving from the sky, crashing near SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | The Island Packet

    A surveillance camera from a local business captured the C-130 military cargo plane crashing outside of Savannah, Ga., on Wednesday afternoon. At least five people were killed in the crash.

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  20. a Is anybody out there?a : Witness searched for survivors in Savannah military plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | The Island Packet

    James Lavine was driving down the road when he says he watched a military cargo plane crash on in front of him on Highway 21 outside Savannah, Ga. Another witness, Bryan Noakes, says he watched the plane "fall out of the sky."

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