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  1. Savannah police: Woman shot on Draper Street, suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    When they arrived, they found a woman suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

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  2. Savannah Police investigating single-vehicle crash that injured passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Savannah Police's Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating an early Wednesday morning, single-vehicle crash that left a passenger with serious injuries. Shortly after 1 a.m., Aaron Forbes, 22, of Savannah, was traveling east on East 37th Street near Habersham Street in a 2010 Nissan Altima when he struck a curb, resulting in him losing control of the vehicle, said police spokeswoman Bianca Johnson.

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  3. Savannah police investigating attempted robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Officers responded to  Mary Jane's CBD & Vape Shop in the 300 block of West Victory Drive around 10:30 a.m. Police spokeswoman Keturah Greene said a store employee fired shots at suspects during the robbery.

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  4. Foxy Loxy Cafe headed to court for Savannah noise ordinance violationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SavannahNow

    On July 24, Foxy Loxy received its first citation since opening its doors during the weekly Acoustic Tuesday event. They were cited for violating Savannah's noise ordinance 9-2036; specifically the “regulation of sound/amplifying equipment, so to create a noise disturbance.” Since early August, the coffee shop has been locked in a cycle of citations, receiving a reprimand due to the complaint-based system the city operates in regard to the noise ordinance.

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  5. Veteran Chatham County prosecutor moves to federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SavannahNow

    Veteran Chatham County prosecutor Frank Pennington II joined the federal prosecutor's team on Monday in what he said was the right time, but a hard decision for him to make. “I've been doing this for like 14 years and I just thought this was an opportunity for me to take the next step,”  the 41-year-old assistant district attorney said of the job that he has held since November 2004.

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  6. Foxy Loxy Cafe headed to court for Savannah noise ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SavannahNow

    On July 24, Foxy Loxy received its first citation since opening its doors during the weekly Acoustic Tuesday event. They were cited for violating Savannah's noise ordinance 9-2036; specifically the "regulation of sound/amplifying equipment, so to create a noise disturbance."

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  7. City Talk: Landscapes change for crime, investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | SavannahNow

    Whenever I cover issues related to development and population growth in neighborhoods near the downtown core, some readers raise questions about crime. But some of those readers are wrong in their assumption that all Savannahians share their tolerance for risk.

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  8. Savannah port grows again, funds $92 million rail expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | SavannahNow

    If there is one word that describes the Georgia Ports in 2018 it is "growth," with another record-breaking month in the books. The Georgia Ports Authority said that 375,833 TEUs were handled this August.

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  9. Stars of Savannah-shot 'Lizzie' discuss filming in Savannah, Original ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | SavannahNow

    LOS ANGELES  - Chloe Sevigny has been trying to do a fresh take on the Lizzie Borden tale for over a decade. A fateful trip to the house in Fall River, Massachusetts, convinced her to look at Borden's life through a different, more empathetic lens, pulling back the curtain on the suffocating circumstances surrounding the infamous 1892 ax murders of her father and stepmother and what might have driven her to do it.

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  10. Savannah seeking public input for 2019 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | SavannahNow

    The city is partnering with Open Savannah to give residents a chance next month to offer feedback on how their tax dollars should be spent before the Savannah City Council begins its 2019 budget deliberations. The day-long event at the Savannah Civic Center on Oct. 20 will also give city staff an opportunity to inform the community about the limitations - financially and otherwise - they face in developing the city's annual spending plan, said Melissa Carter, Office of Management and Budget director.

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  11. Georgia Historical Society showcases draft of U.S. Constitution in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | SavannahNow

    Monday marked the 231st anniversary of the adoption of the United States Constitution, and Georgia Historical Society displayed Abraham Baldwin's draft copy of the document to celebrate. GHS has only done this once before three years ago.

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  12. City Talk: Savannah area might be learning lessons about storm responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | SavannahNow

    On Sept. 8, the National Hurricane Center's five-day forecasts for Florence had the vicious storm rumbling ashore in southern North Carolina.

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  13. 'You can go for the stars, and we did': Savannah's St. Pius X crushed ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | SavannahNow

    St. Pius X High School was a groundbreaking venture in 1952 that offered classical education to African American students in Savannah, turned out a high percentage of graduates who successfully impacted their communities, and closed after only 19 years because of desegregation. The memories shared by St. Pius graduates follow a similar theme of receiving a solid classical education in a well-rounded environment within the walls of the greater Savannah area's only co-ed Catholic school for African Americans and the second such school in Georgia.

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  14. St. Pius X High School: Champions on and off the courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | SavannahNow

    When Philip Cooper Jr. spoke to a local church basketball league this year, he showed them his Georgia Interscholastic Association Division A basketball championship trophy. “I showed them we won a state championship back in 1964,” the Savannah dentist said of his 1964 St. Pius X High School boys basketball team.

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  15. Eagle Extras: Georgia Southern news, notes following 38-7 loss at No. 2 ClemsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | SavannahNow

    Georgia Southern was victimized by No. 2 Clemson on Saturday afternoon in Death Valley, losing 38-7 to the ACC juggernaut.

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  16. 2 die in Effingham traffic accident Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | SavannahNow

    A woman from Savannah and a man from Clyo died in a two-vehicle traffic accident on Old Augusta Road S. in Effingham County Friday night, the coroner said. David Exley said Nathaniel Johnson of Clyo and Sandra Raife of Savannah died in the crash at about 7:30 p.m. Johnson was driving a Dodge Caliber southbound that appeared to run off the road, overcorrect and drive into the path of a Ford Flex, Exley said.

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  17. SSU professor emeritus honored with White House awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | SavannahNow

    A professor's candid comment about the inferior marine science facilities at Savannah State University back in 1987 wasn't appreciated by some, but it got the ball rolling for a new marine sciences building. Thirty years later, as the university celebrates a new marine sciences center, professor emeritus Matthew Gilligan reflected on the program's expansion.

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  18. Savannah shooting victim dies after being dropped off at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | SavannahNow

    Savannah Police's Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man that occurred late Thursday night. At about 10:15 p.m., officers responded to Memorial Medical Center after Devardrious Dixon was dropped off at the entrance to the hospital, said police spokeswoman Bianca Johnson.

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  19. Savannah man sentenced to two life terms in 2015 gunfight slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | SavannahNow

    Lawrence Bernard Hughes Jr. on Friday was sentenced to two consecutive life prison terms - one without parole - plus 35 years for his convictions on felony murder and related charges in the 2015 death of Jamon Epps during what prosecutors said was a gunfight in a public place. Chatham County Superior Court Judge James F. Bass Jr. imposed the sentences for Hughes, 33, who was convicted by a jury on Sept.

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  20. Chatham County unveils rebuilt Memorial StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | SavannahNow

    The new Memorial Stadium football field and surrounding facilities were unveiled to the public Thursday as county officials proudly held a ribbon cutting. The state-of-the art project was funded with SPLOST funds and cost $12.75 million.

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