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  1. Chatham County police chief remains focused on staffing, property crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | SavannahNow

    The Chatham County Police Department has been around for over three months now, and Chief Jeff Hadley is keeping his nose to the grindstone. The department, which is charged with policing the unincorporated areas of Chatham County, officially began operations on Feb. 2 after Savannah-Chatham police split into separate city and county forces.

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  2. After 3 months, Chatham police chief remains focused on staffing, property crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | SavannahNow

    Chatham County Police Department has been around for over three months now, and Chief Jeff Hadley is keeping his nose to the grindstone. The department, which is charged with policing the unincorporated areas of Chatham County, officially began operations on Feb. 2 after Savannah-Chatham police split into separate city and county forces.

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  3. Night of Champions honors Savannah area's differently abled workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | SavannahNow

    The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society celebrated six differently abled members of the local workforce on Thursday at the Night of Champions. Six champions and their employers were recognized at the ninth annual iteration of the event, held at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

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  4. SBA tour rolls into cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 1 | SavannahNow

    The sight of the U.S. Small Business Administration tour bus drew cheers from a crowd of local officials and small business owners on Tuesday afternoon as Administrator Linda McMahon and team rolled into Savannah Bee Company for what was likely the sweetest stop on her four-city tour. “We visit businesses because I want to hear what our businesses need and how I can be a better advocate for them in Washington,” McMahon said.

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  5. County OKs Wilmington Island drainage projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | SavannahNow

    The $3.97 million contract with Vidalia-based McLendon Enterprises Inc. to improve drainage along Concord Road got unanimous approval during the board's Friday meeting. Commission Chairman Al Scott described the project as “a major SPLOST expenditure” that will have an impact on Wilmington and the other unincorporated islands east of the Wilmington River.

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  6. 'Georgia is a ticking time bomb:' FEMA director urges hurricane prep in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | SavannahNow

    As administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, former Savannah resident Brock Long is the nation's chief emergency manager. But he wasn't savvy about his own disaster readiness when he first moved to an apartment on Wilmington Island in 1999 to take a job with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency as a state hurricane planner, he told a regional conference of emergency managers Wednesday at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

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  7. Wilmington Island Farmers Market hosts 2nd Puppy PaloozaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Local residents and their four-legged fur babies turned out to the Wilmington Island Farmers' Market for sunshine, smiles and a few snacks on Saturday during the second annual Puppy Palooza. The event, which ran from 9 to 1 p.m., served as a fundraiser for the Southeastern Guide Dogs and its local chapter Savannah Puppy Raisers.

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  8. Savannah Rotary promotes literacy, learning with new programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Thousands of Savannah-Chatham Public School students were treated to a story-worthy Thursday morning as hundreds of community volunteers participated in the inaugural Rotary Read-In. The program, which was organized by several Savannah-area Rotary Clubs, put more than 500 Rotary members, parents and community leaders in classrooms across Savannah reaching about 15,000 students in kindergarten through third grade.

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  9. Chatham police chief: More officers coming, Wilmington Island thefts on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Chatham County Police Chief Jeff Hadley reported Friday that a little more than a month since it resumed responsibility for unincorporated Chatham, his department has hired some 60 sworn officers – about half of what he expects to need to reach a full roster. In his first report to the Chatham County Commission this week, Hadley said there are more candidates in the hiring pipeline but it could be a while before all the certified posts are full.

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  10. Pet EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | SavannahNow

    9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 3; Wilmington Island Farmers Market, 170 Whitemarsh Island Road; Info: Georgia Rescue, Rehabilitation & Relocation at g-r-r-r.com . 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays and Mondays; Humane Society for Greater Savannah, 7215 Sallie Mood Drive; Info: humanesocietysav.org Volunteers are needed by One Love Animal Rescue for day-to-day operation of our animal rescue, caring for animals as a foster in your home with all of the animal's needs supplied by us, adoption follow-ups, paperwork behind the scenes, and assisting at our fundraising events.

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  11. This week's pets up for adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Cooper, almost a year, is a 50-pound Brindle Lab mix. Very affectionate; likes to be near you, laying at your feet or snuggling next to you.

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  12. Police seek to ID person of interest in entering auto cases in Wilmington Island areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | SavannahNow

    The Chatham County Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a man who is a person of interest in the case. The Chatham County Police Department said that this week there have been numerous entering auto reports made to the department from residents in the Wilmington Island area.

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  13. Pet EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Volley ball fundraiser from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Forsyth Park. Feb. 24: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m at Pooler PetSmart, 262 Pooler Pkwy.; and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Puppy Palooza at Woof Gang Bakery, 1601 Bull St.; Info: oneloveanimalrescue.com .

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  14. OC Welch acquiring Wilmington Island ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | SavannahNow

    OC Welch, who founded OC Welch Golf Properties four years ago and won the management contract for Bacon Park Golf Course, has agreed to purchase the Wilmington Island Club from Macon developer Bill Foster. OC Welch, who founded OC Welch Golf Properties four years ago and won the management contract for Bacon Park Golf Course, has agreed to purchase the Wilmington Island Club from Macon developer Bill Foster.

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  15. Tybee Island celebrates Mardi GrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | SavannahNow

    The post-parade concert from the Christy Alan Band included plenty of dancing on the Tybrisa roundabout. Tiffany Yarbrough and Chris Morris from Effingham County put the finishing touches on their Mardi Gras costumes outside Beach Bum Boutique.

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  16. Birder's Eye View: Birds change their Savannah stopover schedulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | SavannahNow

    When I moved back to Savannah at the end of 1998, the winter bird event that backyard bird feeding enthusiasts anxiously awaited was the arrival of the American goldfinches. Generally, the finches showed up sometime between early November and Christmas, arriving in large flocks to chow down on "black gold" - the imported and rather expensive nyjer or thistle seed.

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  17. Critz Tybee Run Fest: Scad runners dominate women's racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Sarah Lancia from Richmond Hill gets a high-five from her husband, Chris, at the end of the Lighthouse Pizza 2.8 Mile Beach Run on Saturday on Tybee Island. Left to right: Debbie Born of Augusta, Kathy Dixon and Page Rountree of Sylvania, and Kim Thompson of Augusta bought festive hats to stay warm during the Critz Tybee Run Fest on Saturday on Tybee Island.

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  18. Vox Populi: - The new bridge should be named the General James Oglethorpe.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | SavannahNow

    "When two automobiles collide, that is an accident or a wreck. It is not a crash; crash is the sound that is made by the accident.

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  19. GOP gubernatorial candidates visit SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Candidates running for governor appeared at a forum hosted by the Chatham County Republican Party on Thursday evening. During a public forum held at the Wilmington Island Club, the six gubernatorial candidates presented their case to a small crowd as to why there were the best person for the job.

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  20. GOP gubernatorial candidates visit SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Candidates running for governor appeared at a forum hosted by the Chatham County Republican Party on Thursday evening. During a public forum held at the Wilmington Island Club, the six gubernatorial candidates presented their case to a small crowd as to why there were the best person for the job.

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