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Five rushed to the hospital following mass stabbing in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Five people have been rushed to Memorial Health in Savannah following a "multi-victim stabbing." According to Chuck Kearns with Chatham County Emergency Services, it happened shortly before 8 p.m. on DeLesseps Avenue near Springhill Road. Savannah Police say a family dispute resulted in four victims and...
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Twin brothers in Statesboro want to bring change to foster care

STATESBORO, Ga. (WTOC) - Twin brothers living in Statesboro have now walked in three states to call attention to what they say is a broken system for helping children without families. They hope they can call attention to the issue and get states to make changes. The Woods brothers say...

Statesboro Police Dept Investigating Shooting at University Place

The Statesboro Police Department is investigating a June 27 shooting at University Place. The victim was transported to Memorial Health in Savannah and is in serious, but stable condition at this time. On 6/27/22 at 5:54 P.M., SPD officers responded to East Georgia Regional Medical Center for a 21 year...

Savannah Police Department chief stepping down to ‘focus on U.S. Marshal nomination’

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Roy Minter, the chief of the Savannah Police Department (SPD), is stepping down from his position at the end of July. Minter was nominated for a U.S. Marshal position in the Southern District of Georgia by President Joe Biden in May. According to a news release from the City of Savannah, Minter is stepping down to focus “on the confirmation process for his nomination to serve as U.S. Marshal.”

Former chairman, Savannah native Don Waters resigns from Georgia Board of Regents post

Savannahian Don Waters, who has served on the Georgia Board of Regents since 2013, has resigned, Gov. Brian Kemp announced on Thursday. Kemp nominated Patrick Jones to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia to fill the vacated seat representing the First Congressional District. Waters was first appointed to the Board on March 1, 2013, by then-Gov. Nathan Deal.

Isle of Hope Marina now under new ownership

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A popular marina is now under new ownership. After 25 years of ownership, Charlie Waller is retiring and has sold the Isle of Hope Marina to TPG Marinas. That company currently operates marinas in similar areas to Isle of Hope, including Nantucket, Massachusetts and Jamestown, Rhode Island among others.

Annual back to school supply drive begins in Statesboro

STATESBORO, Ga. (WTOC) - One annual school supply drive in Bulloch County officially starts tomorrow. Some of us may still be in summer mode, but others are focusing on Back To School. The cost of supplies can stress out parents and teachers. One local non-profit group hopes to help. Prevent...

Local health expert issues warning ahead of holiday weekend

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — As we head into the 4th of July weekend, health officials want to remind you to celebrate safely to curb the spread of COVID-19. “People are thinking it’s gone away but it really hasn’t it,” said Dr. Lawton Davis, the District Director for the Coastal Health District. Local health experts are […]

Rainy day in Savannah? These spots have you covered

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Rain during your vacation is oftentimes a big bummer — but it in a city like Savannah, it doesn’t have to be. Here are five things you can enjoy in the city without getting doused. Graveface Museum and Arcade This spot is as unique as it is unsettling. Graveface Museum and […]

New test available to detect esophageal cancer

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - A new medical test is making its way to some doctors’ offices. The test is mean to detect esophageal cancer, which doctors say is on the rise. The new test is called EsoGuard. It takes no more than two minutes and it can be done right in your doctor’s office.

Eat it & Like it

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Independence Day weekend kicks off tomorrow and if your not planning a cookout at home, Savannah has a variety of restaurants that you can try. Joining us on Morning Break to tell you the best spot to check out this weekend was Eat it & Like it’s Jesse Blanco.

Savannah & Tybee 4th of July Events

Celebrate the red, white and blue in Savannah and Tybee Island! Find events and activities taking place around our town for the holiday weekend. Ghost Coast Distillery Independence Drag Spectacular. Fort McAllister Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration.