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  1. Goodwill Industries closes Savannah federal pay complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    Goodwill Industries provides janitorial work at several federal sites, including Fort Stewart, Hunter Army/Air Force base, federal buildings in Savannah, and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick. “We met, and the Department of Labor agreed for us to investigate,” Barnes said.

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  2. Chamber celebrates 2018, looks ahead to new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    Incoming Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Rusty Ross extended a challenge to community and business leaders Thursday: Get involved. “Your Chamber of Commerce has been very successful and that's because it has a simple mission, and that's to support the businesses in our community and they also have a vision for future growth and development in our community, our businesses and our region,” Ross said after receiving the gavel from outgoing chairman, Jay Neely, during the Chamber's 212th annual meeting at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa.

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  3. Donors tour Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless's Tiny House projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    Hundreds of donors to the Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless's Tiny House project gathered Thursday to tour the first of the soon-to-be 24-home community. The three and one-half-acre tract on Dundee Street in East Savannah aims to house homeless veterans.

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  4. Police bring toys and holiday cheer to Memorial Children's HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    Savannah police, as well as McGruff the Crime Dog paid a visit to The Memorial Health Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children's Hospital of Savannah on Thursday.

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  5. 3 indicted in Garden City murder, undocumented immigrant schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    Brothers Pablo Rangel-Rubio, 49, and Juan Rangel-Rubio, 42, both of Rincon, and Higinio Perez-Bravo, 49, of Savannah were charged in a federal indictment unsealed Thursday in the Aug. 19, 2017, slaying of Eliud Montoya, 41, who was found shot to death near his home in Garden City, U.S. Attorney Bobby L. Christine said at an afternoon press conference. Two days before his death, Montoya, a naturalized United States citizen employed by a Savannah-area tree service, had filed a formal complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Christine said.

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  6. Savannah's bridge: Fight over Talmadge name continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    Described as "freewheeling," and "outspoken," Talmadge was a segregationist with white supremacist views. Talmadge was also called a demagogue by critics, and a friend of the common man by supporters.

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  7. Savannah's bridge: Talmadge history repeating itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    As the famous baseball catcher, manager and coach Yogi Berra once said, “It's deja vu all over again.” The recent talk of replacing the Talmadge Bridge fits that famous line because it mimics the reasoning used in 1980 to build the current bridge. The first Talmadge Bridge was a point of pride in Savannah and Georgia, having been completed in 1954 without federal dollars.

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  8. Empty Stocking: Truck driver hopes to have Christmas for her 3 sonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    Tammy drives a trash compactor full-time. Bills pile up faster than her income does.

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  9. Casting Call: Hot couples, young men, classy ladies needed for Savannah movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SavannahNow

    Cynthia Stillwell Casting has put out another call for people to appear in “The Glorias,” the Gloria Steinem biopic set to film in Savannah in 2019. Julianne Moore, Janelle Monae, Alicia Vikander and Bette Midler are set to star in the film that is based on Steinem's book on her life.

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  10. Report: Study backed Savannah stormwater fee as alternative funding sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SavannahNow

    A hired consultant estimated a stormwater utility fee for the city's single-family residential parcels would amount to a flat rate of about $54 a year to help cover current annual operating costs of about $6 million. The owners of the city's non-residential and undeveloped parcels would pay a rate based on the amount of impervious area on the property, since parcels with greater amounts of impervious area tend to generate greater volumes of stormwater runoff, according to a draft report of the study by Atlanta-based Stantec Consulting Services.

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  11. Savannah police seek to locate missing 67-year-old manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SavannahNow

    Lorenzo Green was last seen about 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 walking from a residence on Chief of Love Road, said spokeswoman Bianca Johnson. He was last seen wearing a gray cap and a black shirt with a black and gray sweater.

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  12. Savannah police investigate after bicyclist injured in Louisville Road crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SavannahNow

    Just before to 6 a.m. a Chevrolet Cavalier, driven by 52-year-old James Gibby, of Garden City, was traveling west in the 1100 block of Louisville Road when it entered the eastbound acceleration lane to turn left into a business, said police spokeswoman Bianca Johnson. At the same time, Patrick MacDonald, 27, of Ellabell, was traveling eastbound on Louisville Road on a bicycle, Johnson said.

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  13. City of Savannah sued for age discrimination after feds find causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SavannahNow

    A former applicant for the city surveyor position has filed a lawsuit against the city of Savannah for age discrimination after the job was given to a younger candidate. John Failla, 73, alleges in the lawsuit filed in Chatham County Superior Court on Monday that after applying for the position in August 2016 the city refused to hire him due to his age in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967.

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  14. Bike Walk Savannah collecting gently used bicycles for children in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SavannahNow

    Bike Walk Savannah and Blessings in a Bookbag need additional bicycle donations for the fifth annual Holiday Bike Drive. Gently used kids' bikes will be refurbished by Bike Walk Savannah volunteers and given to deserving children selected by Blessings in a Bookbag.

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  15. On Food: The gift of Jeanie KnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SavannahNow

    This fall, Savannah lost one of its culinary treasures when Jeanie Knight, teacher, wife, mother, party hostess extraordinaire and cooking maniac, succumbed to an eight-year battle with cancer. If cooking maniac seems irreverent to you, then all I can say is you didn't know Jeanie Knight very well.

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  16. Dog shocked by exposed wires in Forsyth Park; City of Savannah installs temporary fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | SavannahNow

    Rococo stepped into a puddle near a lamppost on the east side of the Confederate Monument, and let out a loud yelp. "I've never heard so much screaming from a dog- and honestly- I think we are both traumatized," Kirkland's Facebook post read.

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  17. Santa's Pantry to help Savannah's at-risk youth eat during school breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | SavannahNow

    Santa probably won't solve the issue of poverty overnight, but with the help of Savannah-Chatham County parents many children will have enough to eat over the winter break. Jenny McCord, who also leads the group Voices for Schools, started Santa's Pantry in 2015 with a small group of volunteers to help provide food for many of the public school system's at-risk children.

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  18. Empty Stocking: Woman cares for 8, hopes to provide happy holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | SavannahNow

    In Sarah's house, there are eight children running around. They range in age from 1 to 13 years old.

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  19. Savannah-Chatham schools' arts gala honors creativity, partnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | SavannahNow

    Cultivating tomorrow's arts enthusiasts starts with education today. That's one reason several of Savannah's cultural arts groups were celebrated Friday at the 2nd Annual Superintendent's Gala for the Arts.

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  20. Ex Savannah-based Air Force leader busted trying to meet 14-year-old girl for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | SavannahNow

    An FBI sex sting has snared a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force, who is now accused of trying to meet a 14-year-old girl at a hotel after the two talked online. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 47-year-old Air Force Lt.

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