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New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in savannah, GA
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around savannah..
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.
Empty Stocking Fund: Health issues forced mom to retire early, now she needs help for daughter
Gloria recently had to retire from working due to health issues. She could use help this Christmas. Gloria has also undergone three surgeries and it has been a challenge. Gloria's daugther, is 9 years old and loves to help anyone. She always greets everyone with a “Hello,” and a hug. ...
Bloomingdale Elementary School names its spelling bee champ
Bloomingdale Elementary School held its annual spelling bee competition for its fourth and fifth-grade students on Thursday. Twelve students participated in the contest, hoping to take home the top prize, but there could only be one winner. After several tough rounds, fifth-grade student Asa Kimker was named the school's spelling...
Indictment in Garden City Shooting Highlights Ongoing Struggle Against Gun Violence
In a recent turn of events, the Chatham County grand jury indicted Taneecia De Naysha Williams on charges including malice murder, felony murder, and aggravated assault, all in relation to a series of shootings that occurred on Priscilla D. Thomas Way in Garden City. The tragic death of 30-year-old James Alfred Ancrum in September 2022 has brought this case to the forefront of local attention, with Williams surrendering to authorities shortly after the incident. As the community grapples with this loss and the Garden City Police Department, led by Chief Gil Ballard, continues its investigation, the ramifications of gun violence are once again cast into the public eye.
Discover the Hidden Wonders of Georgia's Coastal Marshlands on the Marsh Trawler Trip
Get ready for an exciting excursion into the heart of Georgia's coastal marshlands! The UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant are hosting the Marsh Trawler Trip on Monday, December 4th from 9am to 12pm. This event will be taking place at the UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, located at 30 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411.
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.
Plastic Express to Double Georgia Operations With Second Location in Savannah
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. “Job creators like Plastic Express choose to expand their footprints in Georgia because...
SE Ga Road Work: Weekly Traffic Interruption Advisory Through December 8
Georgia Department of Transportation continues essential road work throughout Southeast Georgia. As a result, work on construction and maintenance projects will continue Saturday, December 2 through Friday, December 8. All work subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are cautioned to reduce their speed while traveling through...
Environmental Protection Agency announces plan to have lead and copper pipes removed across the U.S.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a plan to have lead and copper pipes removed across the U.S. for good. This proposal came from President Joe Biden’s plan to remove lead from America’s water systems. “If they’re concerned that there might be lead in...
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...
Get Your Hands Dirty at Savannah's Clay Spot: Open Studio Time
Mark your calendars for an exciting opportunity at Savannah's Clay Spot. The much-awaited event, Open Studio Time, is scheduled to kick-off on Mon, Dec 04 at 12am, and continue through Sun, Dec 10 till 12am.
Chatham 911 dispatch concerns continue as Thunderbolt business owners describe close call
THUNDERBOLT, Ga. (WSAV) — Some residents of Chatham County are concerned about emergency dispatch and response times. Business owners of Finches Sandwiches and Sundries in Thunderbolt spoke about an incident that could have been life or death. “I get approached by two women, the one woman mentioned that she said she was staying at an […]
Get in the Holiday Spirit at the Savannah Christmas Market
Looking for a festive way to kick off the holiday season? The Savannah Christmas Market is just around the corner and it promises to be an unforgettable experience. This event brings the charm and magic of European-style outdoor holiday markets right here to Savannah.
Bloomingdale Police Issue Alert Over Recent String of Car Break-Ins
Bloomingdale police are raising concerns over a recent string of car break-ins. The culprits are believed to be searching for weapons and valuables. Increased patrols are in place and residents are urged to secure their belongings and report any suspicious activity immediately.
Former Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to serve as Savannah State fall commencement speaker
SAVANNAH, Ga. — ABOVE VIDEO: Savannah State University Spring 2022 Commencement. Former Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will serve as speaker for Savannah State University's 203rd Commencement. According to the university, Approximately 230 students will attend to receive master's, bachelor's, and associate degrees. This will be the first commencement...
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.
Annual Enmarket Savannah Bridge Run Brings Thousands Together for Charity
• Thousands of runners participated in the annual Enmarket Savannah Bridge Run in Savannah, Georgia. • The run features three different lengths of races and a costume contest for runners.
33rd annual Savannah Toy Run held Saturday
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The 33rd annual Savannah Toy Run was held Saturday. It’s an event hosted by the Wingmen Motorcycle Club and ABATE of Georgia all to help out families in need during the holiday season. To participate, folks either had to bring a toy that was worth...