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  1. Windsor Forest High football team remembers shooting victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WALB-TV Albany

    Some of the players donated turkeys, hams, and canned goods to an organization called 'Saving our Youth Savannah,' Friday afternoon. The donation was in memory of their teammate and brother, 15-year-old George Akins, Jr., who was shot and killed at a McDonald's on Savannah's Southside last month.

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  2. Savannah man creates a spoken rhyme against crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | WALB-TV Albany

    A young Savannah man stood up against violence in a YouTube video to tell the community to put their guns down. The artist, Antonio Still or "Fresh Fire," poses as 15-year-old George Akins Jr., the Windsor Forest High School student shot in a McDonald's last month.

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  3. Area pastors challenge themselves to eradicate gun violenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 14 | WALB-TV Albany

    For years, Savannah has seen a rise in homicides and gun violence. That number has started to decline slightly, but people in the area are still concerned about the violence.

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  4. Highway 21 traffic concerns pose challenges for Port Wentworth mayor-electRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    As the port of Savannah continues to expand and attract new companies, one newly elected leader is calling for responsible growth. Port Wentworth mayor-elect Gary Norton said one of his campaign promises and goals for his time in office will be giving the community transparency when it comes to big projects.

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  5. GBI looking for armed, dangerous Metter murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    The GBI is investigating after a murder took place at a mobile home on Hodges Street in Metter, Nov. 11. Investigators obtained arrest warrants for 29-year-old Akeem Lanier. The warrants are for murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

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  6. Deadline approaches for public input on Confederate Memorial in Forsyth ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    The city of Savannah is asking for input from the public on what should be done with the Confederate Memorial in Forsyth Park. Mayor Eddie DeLoach feels the confederate memorial does not tell both sides of the Civil War, and wants the monument to represent all who died in that war.

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  7. Alcohol license request causing a stir in downtown SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    How close is too close? The Savannah City Council will likely answer that question when they vote on an alcohol license at their next meeting. A new event venue on East Broughton Street is applying for a beer and wine license, but a church across the street is putting up a fight.

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  8. School accreditation investigators in Savannah next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    Investigators with the accrediting agency Southern Association of Colleges and Schools will be in Savannah next week interviewing school district officials. This comes just eight months after the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System was notified that complaints had been filed accusing the board of violating accreditation standards.

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  9. Intersection of Capital St, Pennsylvania Ave in Savannah closed due to serious crash with injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    Savannah-Chatham Metro police have closed the intersection of Capital Street and Pennsylvania Avenue due to a two-vehicle crash with serious injuries.

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  10. City of Savannah cutting 93 jobs by year's endRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | WALB-TV Albany

    The city of Savannah is eliminating 93 jobs by the end of a year as part of a reorganization effort. Sixty-four city positions and 29 civilian police positions will be eliminated by December 31. According to the city, many of those positions were redundant or providing a "duplication of services."

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  11. 12-year-old boy caught in crossfire at Church, Delyon streets in West SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | WALB-TV Albany

    According to police, a 12-year-old boy was shot at Church and Delyon streets after being caught in the crossfire of a man and an unidentified suspect in a vehicle. According to police, a black man fired shots at a vehicle that pulled up next to him near Church and Delyon streets.

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  12. City of Pooler to break ground on new micro-hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | WALB-TV Albany

    The city of Pooler will hold its groundbreaking for a new St. Joseph's/Candler micro-hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The new 18-acre campus will be located near the intersection of Interstate 16 and Pooler Parkway, right next to the Lowes. Having a micro-hospital in Pooler will be good for those who are visiting primary care and specialty doctors because they won't need to drive into Savannah to have important procedures, lab work or imaging done.

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  13. Savannah considering new ways to fund fire department to remedy 2018 shortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | WALB-TV Albany

    The city of Savannah will begin mulling over new funding options next week because the preliminary 2018 budget has a $18 million revenue shortfall. One of the city departments being re-evaluated is the Savannah Fire Department.

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  14. Pros, cons of proposed fire fee for Savannah property ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | WALB-TV Albany

    Savannah City Council is considering a fire fee for all property owners in Savannah that would help fund Savannah Fire and Emergency Services. This is the city's way of trying to generate more revenue, but what are the facts, the pros and cons of the proposal? If something isn't done to bring in more money, the general fund is projected to be in the red over the next few years.

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  15. Savannah City Council considering fire service feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | WALB-TV Albany

    If you own property in the City of Savannah, you could soon be paying a separate fee for fire protection. Savannah City Council members are considering charging property owners a fire fee for fire service, similar to the fee for city water, sewer or sanitation services.

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  16. Open Enrollment events underway throughout GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | WALB-TV Albany

    Most people that are eligible to sign up for insurance through their employers generally tend to do just that.

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  17. SCMPD continues to investigate shooting on Haven Drive in SavannahRead the original story

    Friday Nov 3 | WALB-TV Albany

    Officers responded to the first block of Haven Drive around 3:20 p.m. and discovered a man, later identified as Brandon Wright, suffering from gunshot wounds. A residence in the area was also struck by gunfire.

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  18. Annual Pasta by the Park event offers hearty meal for good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | WALB-TV Albany

    If you are looking for a hearty meal before Saturday's big race, then head over to the Hellenic Center Friday for the 7th annual Pasta by the Park. The event is hosted by Liam's Land , a nonprofit that raises money for Lymphatic Malformation research.

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  19. Fatal crash knocks out power on Montgomery Cross Road between Sallie Mood, TrumanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | WALB-TV Albany

    A fatal crash took the life of a Savannah woman on Thursday, knocking out power in a Westside neighborhood around 12:45 p.m. Sanford sideswiped another vehicle before leaving the road and striking a power pole. She was driving a 2007 Honda Accord.

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  20. Accused serial armed robber indicted after 15 stores burglarized last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | WALB-TV Albany

    Prosecutors say David Jackson struck 15 hotels and convenience stores last year in Savannah, Pooler, and Port Wentworth. After an eight-month hunt for Jackson including all three police departments, they finally put him behind bars in last August.

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