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Wilson woman charged with attempted murder, castration of stepchild

WILSON, N.C. (WNCT) — A Wilson woman has been arrested and is facing a number of charges after trying to castrate her stepson, officials said. Bracey Renee Byrd, 33, of 919 Raleigh Rd. in Wilson, was arrested by members of the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office on September 30 and charged with Attempted Murder, Felony Child […]

Frustrations mount as Hurricane Ian’s effects linger

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Days after the skies cleared and the winds died down in Florida, Hurricane Ian’s effects persisted Monday, as people faced another week without power and others were being rescued from homes inundated with lingering floodwaters. Frustrations mounted in the path the storm cut through Florida, and the hurricane’s remnants, now a nor’easter, weren’t done with […]

Chatham Teen Meningitis Booster Clinic appts. can now be scheduled

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Chatham County Health Department is holding a special Saturday clinic to help high school juniors get up to date with the required meningitis booster shot. The clinic will be held Saturday, October 15th at Windsor Forest High School in Savannah. Space is limited and appointments are required. Appointments can be […]

Chatham Co. school zone cameras activating this week

SAVANNAH, Ga (WSAV) — The Savannah Police Department will start an Automated Traffic Enforcement Speed Device program at several schools throughout the city this week. The cameras were installed in 10 schools zones in the city: Garrison School of the Arts, Largo-Tibet Elementary, Myers Middle School zone on Tibet Avenue and the school zone on […]

Chatham County Emergency Warning Siren System test is this week

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The Chatham Emergency Management Agency will conduct the monthly scheduled test of Chatham County’s Emergency Warning Siren System on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 12:00 p.m. During the test, Chatham County residents will hear a one-minute emergency tone from the various sirens located throughout the county. This monthly test is necessary to ensure […]

IH 95 maintenance service, contract and customer service line has begun

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The Interstate 95 comprehensive maintenance services began today with a direct customer service phone line, the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced. Georgia DOT awarded Jorgensen the 3-year agreement, which includes but is not limited to routine maintenance, minor repairs and traffic incident response for the entire 112 miles of […]