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  1. Good News: Radio station helps grant Christmas wishesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Each year the radio station gets letters from nurses and social workers at The Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children's Hospital at Memorial Health about specific families they are working with. This year it was 10 families not expecting much joy during the season.

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  2. UPS gathers funds for shooting victim's familyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    An arrest in a November murder case in Savannah could bring a family closer to receiving justice. While waiting for the judicial process to play out, those who knew the victim, Donte Chisholm, are organizing an effort to help the family financially.

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  3. City of Savannah celebrates additions to Cloverdale playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A ribbon cutting was held on Tuesday by the City of Savannah to celebrate the additions to the Cloverdale playground and basketball court. The additions were made possible by SPLOST funding.

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  4. Fundraising efforts underway for injured cyclist in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Right now, there's a fundraising effort online to help him out with medical expenses. Crashes involving a cyclist being hit by a car continues to be something we see play out here in Chatham County, a total of 67 times this year alone, up from 45 incidents last year according to Bike Walk Savannah.

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  5. 11 out of 17 Savannah businesses fail Alcohol Beverage Compliance investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    An operation into underage alcohol sales by Savannah Police's Alcohol Beverage Compliance resulted in 11 out of 17 businesses failing. Police say as a part of the investigation, underage subjects visited 17 businesses ranging from restaurants and bars to convenience and grocery stores, to determine if they comply with Georgia law in regard to alcohol sales.

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  6. Killed community activist's family planning to sue Savannah, apartment complex for deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The family of Shawntray "Puff" Grant, a Savannah anti-gun violence advocate shot and killed at an apartment complex in June , plans to sue the city, the Housing Authority of Savannah and the complex management group for his death. Family attorney Chad Mance said the Grant family is seeking $5 million dollars from the city of Savannah, The Savannah Housing Authority, LEDIC Management Group, No Punches Pulled Security, and Hitch Phase II, L.P. in the wrongful death suit, according to Mance's intent to sue notice.

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  7. Flannery O'Conner house holds open house for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The home is a period house museum devoted to educating everyone about the National Book Award-winning author's significant contributions to American literature, as well as her life in Savannah. Her expirence was very Catholic, so she has ties here that are deeply rooted to her Catholicism," said Cody Shelley, the manager of the Flannery O'Conner foundation.

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  8. Beaufort County Deputies investigate fatal shooting at Hilton Head GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Beaufort County deputies are investigating after a shooting left one man dead and the other suffering from multiple gunshot injuries on Sunday evening at the Hilton Head Gardens apartment complex. Deputies found one man that died as a result of his injuries and another that was shot multiple times.

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  9. Chatham County Sheriff hosts fundraisers to benefit abused pets, childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Operation New Hope hosted a dog adoption event earlier in the afternoon. It's a partnership between the Sheriff's Office and the Humane Society for Greater Savannah to give unadoptable dogs in our community a second chance and help rehabilitate inmates in the Chatham County jail.

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  10. Rape Crisis Center hosts 9th annual Reindeer RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire hosted the 9th annual Savannah Reindeer Run on Saturday morning at the Savannah Trade and Convention Center. Runners dressed in their Christmas attire and some even brought along their pets to run the race with them.

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  11. Neighborhood improvement results revealed for Ardsley Park/Chatham CrescentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    It took about three months for this volunteer-led effort, and in that time, they found about 2,000 different ways to improve their neighborhoods. Over the course of 14 events, about 100 volunteers were able to scour 450 acres of Ardsley Park and Chatham Crescent, and here's the map to prove it.

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  12. Non-profits, county agencies discuss aftermath of motel closure, evictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    We're following up on the mass-eviction of tenants staying at a Chatham County motel that was shut down because of unsanitary living conditions. Families with young children, elderly, and disabled tenants were given 24-hours notice to get out of their rooms by 6:00 Thursday night, sending county and non-profit agencies scrambling to help those displaced find a new, temporary home.

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  13. 3 men charged after conspiring to kill coworker in Garden CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    In a shocking twist, federal prosecutors say three men conspired to kill a co-worker who was ready to turn them in. The three men indicted are all living in the U.S. illegally.

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  14. Claxton-Evans County Airport gets funding for expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The airport was part of only a handful of small airports in the state to get money for improvements as part of an incentive from the governor. The money was used to extend the runway and replace runway lighting.

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  15. Creek on Blue Mile in Statesboro to become huge new developmentRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 13 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    An area at risk for flooding will soon be the site for a waterway and huge development around it. Organizers say it's taking lemons and making lemonade.

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  16. 3-year-old grazed in Savannah shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A three-year-old was grazed by a bullet in a shooting that happened at a Savannah business, Thursday afternoon.

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  17. Savannah City Council tours new Cultural Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Savannah Mayor and City Council members took a tour of Savannah's new Cultural Arts Center on Thursday. It's been under construction for the last two years and is expected to open in the early part of 2019.

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  18. Good News: Savannah community pitching to help Toys 4 TotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    We've been telling you for a few weeks now that we are partnering with the United States Marines on their Toys for Tots Program, but that's been a collective "we'." The Savannah community is generously supporting WTOC's toy drive efforts.

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  19. Goodwill required to pay back over $100K to employees after violating federal lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor, Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire has paid $114,936 back in wages to 165 employees. Officials say they violating provisions of the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract, Contract Work Hours and Safe Standards Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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  20. Another record-year expected in Savannah tourism industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Record tourism is nothing new to Savannah; the trend has continued now for the last five years. Visit Savannah expects another 14 million visitors by year-end - generating billions of dollars for local businesses.

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