Banking Exodus in Georgia Continues: Additional Locations Set to CloseAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
The Tide: Izola’s closing leaves a voidThe Current GANewsBreak Contributor
Georgia lawmakers exchange sharp words as GOP-drawn political maps clear key vote FridayThe Current GANewsBreak Contributor
A bigger Garden City? Bill would OK vote to expand to southThe Current GANewsBreak Contributor
Fight over police experts in Camden’s LaToya James death lawsuitThe Current GANewsBreak Contributor
Woman indicted on multiple murder charges following deadly Garden City shooting
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Above file video: Prior coverage of the shooting. Download the WJCL App for breaking news alerts: Apple | Google Play. A woman has been indicted on multiple murder charges following a deadly shooting last year in Garden City. Taneecia De Naysha Williams, of Pooler, turned herself...
Pooler prepares to eat, drink and play at new Dave & Buster's
It's no secret that Pooler is one of the fastest-growing cities in Chatham County.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in savannah, GA
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around savannah.
A Taste of China in Georgia: The 3 Must-Visit Chinese Restaurants in Pooler
# Exploring the Top 3 Chinese Restaurants in Pooler Welcome to our culinary journey through Pooler, where we will be introducing you to three exceptional Chinese restaurants. Have you already had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences and reviews in the comments section below.
Savannah Police Officer Contests Suspension After Fatal High-Speed Chase
The Savannah Police Department is embroiled in controversy after Corporal David Bates, a member of the H.E.A.T. unit, contested a 20-day suspension arising from a high-speed pursuit that ended tragically on July 5, 2022. Bates, who initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driving without headlights, became involved in a chase that led to the death of a passenger in the suspect's vehicle at the intersection of Abercorn Street and DeRenne Avenue. His adherence to the department's pursuit policy, which permits chases only when the need for capture outweighs the risk, is now under scrutiny.
1 injured on Montgomery St. shooting
SAVANNAH, Ga (WSAV)- The Savannah Police Department is investigating a shooting on Montgomery Street on Saturday afternoon. One male victim has been transported to a local hospital and is expecting to be okay, according to officials. This is an ongoing investigation, and no other information has been released. Anyone with information on this incident is […]
Paula Deen’s Sprawling Waterfront Estate Sells for $8.4 Million — See Inside! [Pictures]
Paula Deen's former riverfront estate has just sold for $8.4 million, setting a new record for the most expensive home sale in Savannah, Ga. The famed television chef and cookbook author sold her 14-bedroom, 11.5-bathroom, 16,570-square-foot waterfront property for just over $6.8 million in 2020, according to the Robb Report, setting a record for the largest price ever paid for a house in Savannah at the time. The spectacular property sold again for $8.4 million in a deal that closed on Nov. 16, breaking its own previous record for the most expensive home sale in the area.
Dave & Buster's celebrates VIP Night in Pooler with over 500 guests
POOLER, G.A. (WTGS) — Thursday was VIP night for Dave & Buster's in Pooler, Ga. The VIP exclusive night included free drinks, food, and over a hundred different arcade games for people to enjoy. Managers believe over 500 VIPs joined from Pooler and Savannah. “A lot of people have...
Get Ready to Groove at the Ladies R&B Kickback Concert in Savannah!
Prepare to groove to the soulful rhythms of R&B this winter! The Ladies R&B Kickback Concert is all set to hit the city of Savannah. This highly anticipated event will feature an ensemble of renowned R&B artists including Dru Hill, Ginuwine, H-Town, Lloyd, Case, Shai, and J. Holiday.
Effingham County Accelerates Industrial Growth and Job Creation
Effingham County has emerged as an epicenter of industrial development and economic prosperity. With a strategic location near the Port of Savannah, the county offers logistical benefits attracting significant investments, such as Sewon America's recent commitment of $300 million, the largest private investment in Rincon, creating 740 jobs and bolstering the Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America. The Georgia International Trade Center's build-out and Grande View industrial park developments reflect Effingham's capacity to support and sustain economic growth, positioning it as a key employment hub within the state.
Gingerbread house competition makes wishes come true
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – If you haven’t done so already, it’s just about time to start writing letters to Santa so he can take a look at your wish list. A local chapter of a national organization is also helping to make wishes come true. Right now, the Thompson Savannah is hosting a contest for […]
Massive 1,700-pound white shark pings off the Georgia coast, near Savannah
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The holiday season is attracting visitors of all shapes and sizes to Coastal Georgia and the Lowcountry. (Video above: Morning headlines from WYFF News 4) On Monday, OCEARCH reported that a 13-foot adult white shark, affectionately named Mahone, pinged off the Georgia coast, just south of Savannah.
Step into a Festive Wonderland at the Savannah Christmas Market
Get ready to immerse yourself in a festive wonderland as the Savannah Christmas Market is just around the corner! This spectacular event will take place on Sun, Dec 03 from 12am to 11pm at the picturesque Plant Riverside District 400 West River Street, Savannah, GA 31401.
Rain likely this weekend. The timing for the best chance of rain
Savannah, Ga. (WJCL)- Wet weather is in the forecast today. There will be scattered showers this morning then rain is likely throughout the afternoon. There could be a downpour this afternoon with some thunder. Models are showing most areas picking up over .50” of rain. It will be mild and...
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Shooting, Kidnapping, Drug Arrest, and Mayor's Response in Savannah, Georgia
Savannah, Georgia experienced several incidents this week, including a fatal shooting, a kidnapping, a drug arrest, another shooting resulting in a death, and the mayor addressing the recent shootings. These incidents have raised concerns about safety in the city.
Cuban Cafe opens in Downtown Savannah
Chef Joaquin Montesino Jr.’s new Cuban restaurant, Casa Guava, is a deliberate expression of his heritage and culinary expertise, even if its location was fortuitous. After relocating from Miami to Savannah in 2018, Montesino honed his skills at various establishments, culminating in his role as executive chef for both Collins Quarter locations. While the aspiration to open his own restaurant had always simmered, Montesino began to actively pursue it around two years ago.
Prince Avenue football blows past Bryan County to advance to fourth-straight state title game
BOGART — Prince Avenue Christian football punched its ticket to the Georgia High School Association Class A-Division 1 championship game by defeating Bryan County 49-14 on Friday in a blowout semifinal. "We're one of eight programs to go four (state title games) in a row, so it feels awesome,"...
The Tide: Izola’s closing leaves a void
Owner and chef serve final lunches at HInesville spot known across the TikTok world. The Current is an inclusive nonprofit, non-partisan news organization providing in-depth watchdog journalism for Savannah and Coastal Georgia’s communities.
Plastic Express to invest $80M in second GA shipping facility
ATLANTA – A shipping leader in plastic resins will invest $80 million in a second shipping facility in Georgia creating about 200 new jobs. Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Plastic Express, a leader in the plastic resins shipping industry, will build a second shipping facility in Savannah, Georgia. The new location will create an estimated 200 new jobs and $80 million in investment in Chatham County.
Dive into Savannah's Caribbean Culinary Scene: Top 3 Restaurants to Explore
In this piece, we're exploring three must-visit Caribbean restaurants in Savannah. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!