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District attorney speaks at Savannah NAACP meeting

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTGS) — The Savannah Branch of the NAACP held its monthly meeting on Sunday, where Chatham County District Attorney Shalena Cook Jones spoke to community members and gave them an opportunity to ask her questions. She talked about how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the criminal...
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‘A ghetto b****’: Exchange between Alderpersons caught on camera

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Two Savannah City Council members engaged in a heated exchange outside of council chambers after a meeting on Sept. 8. The argument between District 6 Alderman Kurtis Purtee and Alderwoman Post 1, At Large Kesha Gibson-Carter, was recorded on a body camera worn by a Savannah Police officer who witnessed it.
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15 Best Things to do in Georgia

The last of the original Thirteen Colonies to be established, the great state of Georgia can be found in the Southeastern United States. Towering mountains dot its wild and remote northern realms, and the eastern part has a scenic and serene coastline, as well as sprawling swamps and beautiful barrier islands.
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UPDATE: Savannah Police find missing 26-year-old woman

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Above video: Your Sunday morning headlines. Update: The Savannah Police Department said Ducey has been located. Initial report: Savannah Police are looking for a missing woman. They say 26-year-old Mary-Grace Ducey, also known as Autumn Cassidy was last seen at the Enmarket Arena at 1:30 a.m....
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Belle the sea turtle returns to ocean from Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island

TYBEE ISLAND — A loggerhead sea turtle named Belle has returned to her natural habitat in the Atlantic Ocean after five years as a resident of Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island. Equipped with a tracking device attached to her shell to monitor her journey back to the sea, Belle was released on a Tybee Island beach recently with a send-off from the 4-H center staff and volunteers.
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Bluffton promotes first Black female lieutenant in department history

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) — Thursday was a landmark day in the Town of Bluffton as the police department made a historic promotion. They welcomed the first Black female Lieutenant to their ranks. Michelle Mayers was officially sworn in as the highest ranking African American female officer in Department history.
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Savannah celebrating its first Day of Peace

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Savannah celebrated its first Day of Peace Sunday with an event called Peace in the Park. It’s a partnership between the city and the Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire. The day in Daffin Park featured conversation circles and a Peace Parade led by Savannah...
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Dozens apply for Hilton Head Island home repair program

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) — Dozens of people have signed up for Hilton Head Island’s new home repair program. Eighty families have signed up to get help fixing up their homes which have either fallen into disrepair or have been damaged by storms. The town is looking...
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Bluffton welcomes 12th Annual Boiled Peanut Festival

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) — The 12th Annual Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival took place at the Heyward House with 100% of the proceeds going straight back into the museum on Saturday. Dozens of folks made it out to the Heyward House to experience the Annual Boiled Peanut Fest. The event featured live music, great food, a […]
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Savannah Jazz Festival 2022: Kari Kirkland with The Savannah Jazz Orchestra

As the final performance of the night, Kari Kirkland and The Savannah Jazz Orchestra rounded off the day’s festivities at the Savannah Jazz Festival. Kirkland has a fascinating background spending eight years in Seattle as a professional circus artist, vocalist, and former co-owner of Emerald City Trapeze Arts. Departing from the big top, she left Seattle to take the stage as a full-time musician in Southern California before she would eventually return to the Emerald City. This would later lead Kirkland to travel throughout Canada and the U.S. in the early 2000s performing in a variety of groups spanning from pop, rock, cabaret, and jazz.
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Suspect arrested after police chase in downtown Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - A suspect was arrested Saturday following a police chase. According to officials, a trooper was monitoring the Garden City Police Department radio traffic and overheard they were attempting to stop a Chevrolet Impala on Bay Street around 5:45 p.m. The trooper joined the chase after the...
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Albany State among HBCUs to receive intern support grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The HBCU National Center Foundation is bestowing $41,000 in Intern Support Grants to the HBCUs whose presidents or chancellors are participating in the 2022 National HBCU Week Conference, sponsored by the White House Initiative on HBCUs. The Intern Support Grant is a $1,000 cash grant that...
ALBANY, GA
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Kayla Chance Repeats Queens City Success

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A year after setting a school record at the Queens City Open, Kayla Chance repeated her success at the same event this year finishing first in the individual race. Chance—the defending Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) champion—led the entire field of 111 runners on Friday with...
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CEMA enters OPCON 4 as Tropical Storm Ian approaches U.S.

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTGS) — The Chatham County Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) entered OPCON 4 Saturday morning as Tropical Storm Ian approaches the U.S. Also known as the Enhanced Monitoring Phase, officials said it is a good time to review personal emergency plans and replenish or create emergency kits.
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Out of the Darkness Walk held to raise awareness for suicide prevention

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Groups gathered at Lake Mayer this Saturday morning to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Teams walked around the lake for the Out of the Darkness Walk. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosted the event which provides support services and resources in addition to the walk.
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