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  1. Surveillance camera captures military plane crash near Savannah, GeorgiaRead 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.

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  2. Great British Baking Show' star Paul Hollywood spotted in Savannah. Here's whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | 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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  3. Deal closes on new waterfront park for Beaufort County. Here's what else is plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | The Island Packet

    A prime waterfront property in Beaufort County will forever be preserved as a public park and the remaining property is set to be developed after a major deal recently closed. The Beaufort County Open Land Trust, via a county land preservation program, bought a 9.72-acre tract on Lady's Island across from downtown Beaufort from developers for $5.45 million, a Land Trust news release said.

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  4. Savannah gang members threatened juror in murder trail, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | The Island Packet

    The Savannah Police Department is investigating a report that a jury member was threatened by gang members during a murder trial in the city, according to a department news release. Jury selection will start Monday for a new trial of five alleged Bloods gang members, the newspaper says.

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  5. Sauers, a 62 shooter in SAS, recalls near-death experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Paul Goydos, left, shakes hands with Gene Sauers after both finished the 18th hole tied for the lead, forcing an overtime hole 18, during the championship round of the 3M Championship golf tournament on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in Blaine, Minn. Paul Goydos, left, shakes hands with Gene Sauers after both finished the 18th hole tied for the lead, forcing an overtime hole 18, during the championship round of the 3M Championship golf tournament on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in Blaine, Minn.

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  6. William Dupont IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | The Island Packet

    William Richard "Frosty" Dupont III, 24, of Bluffton, son of PaTricia Chisolm, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Ga.

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  7. Got a yen for art and a close-up view of the - Bird Girl?' Take this short trip into SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Got a yen for art and a close-up view of the 'Bird Girl?' Take this short trip into Savannah There is art all around us in the Lowcountry: the painted canvas of a May River sunset; the sculpted dunes of Burke's Beach, the music of the wind or a songbird; the scent of spice in the leaves of the wax myrtles or the shadows in the pine woods. One reason we call the Lowcountry home is the way in which it delights our senses and calls to every part of our being.

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  8. Done deal: County approves buying 10 acres for waterfront park on Lady's IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | The Island Packet

    What supporters say is an opportunity of a lifetime for a waterfront park on Lady's Island is all but a done deal. Beaufort County will spend up to $4,371,000 to buy and preserve 9.72 acres of Whitehall.

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  9. How much oil leaked into the May River from an overturned boat? Officials will know soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | The Island Packet

    State officials were on Bluffton's May River Thursday morning working to remove an unknown amount oil from an anchored shrimp boat that overturned almost a week ago. The boat, "Miss Annie," had docked in the river in an effort to avoid Hurricane Florence , but overturned off of Bull Island on Saturday.

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  10. US economy grew at a brisk 4.2 pct. annual rate last quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | The Island Packet

    In this June 19, 2018 photo, several ship to shore cranes stack shipping containers on-board the container ship Maersk Semarang while three Ever Green Line refrigerated containers wait to be loaded onto another ship at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. On Wednesday, Aug. 29, the Commerce Department issues the second of three estimates of how the U.S. economy performed in the April-June quarter.

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  11. His heart stopped on Hilton Head. A tourist and strangers rushed to save himRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2018 | The Island Packet

    It was a span of roughly 30 minutes, the time from her husband's collapse to her climbing into a truck that escorted his ambulance to the hospital. "I thought they were driving me to the hospital to tell me my husband was dead," Cathy Colasanto recently said.

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  12. a Heroa Savannah teen saw his elderly neighbora s house on fire. Then ran insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | The Island Packet

    A 17-year-old rescued his neighbor after he saw that the elderly man's house was on fire Monday night in Savannah, according to a news release from Savannah Fire Rescue . The student was identified as Taequan Mitchell, a student at Savannah High School, in a post on the fire department's Facebook page .

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

    Jul 30, 2018 | 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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  14. Another waterfront park in Beaufort? Therea s a new proposal for a prime propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | 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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  15. 2 bridges? 10,000 troops? This is the Daufuskie Island youa ve never seen beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | 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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  16. Two shootings. Two fatalities. Herea s what we know about a deadly evening in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. '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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  20. 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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