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3 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah
Resumes tell only a fraction of the story of the three finalists to become the next Savannah-Chatham police chief. Those finalists are Wilmington, N.C., Chief Ralph Evangelous, Reading, Pa., Chief William Heim and Athens-Clarke County Chief Joseph "Jack" Lumpkin.
8 hrs ago | SavannahNow
Broughton Street developer Ben Carter is proposing a special tax allocation district to fund streetscape improvements along the corridor. A conceptual drawing from the developer's team suggest a gated arch to be placed at the intersection of Broughton and Bull streets.
13 hrs ago | SavannahNow
Brittney Lohmiller / Savannah Morning News - Chemtrade alum operator Andrew Boyles finishes the last part of the manufacturing process of aluminum sulfate.The Savannah Economic Development Authority honored Chemtrade for its 70 years in Savannah with a plaque presented by Gov. Nathan Deal. Brittney Lohmiller / Savannah Morning News - Gary Griffin is the operation manager of Chemtrade.The Savannah Economic Development Authority honored the aluminum sulfate manufacturer for its 70 years in Savannah with a plaque presented by Gov. Nathan Deal.
17 hrs ago | SavannahNow
A trailer on a rig collapsed after hitting a tree limb about 5 p.m., said Julan Miller, Savannah-Chatham police spokesman. The trailer dislodged from the tractor and collapsed.
21 hrs ago | SavannahNow
In that column, I questioned the provision in the city of Savannah's draft alcohol ordinance revision that would ban anyone under 21 from working for "a licensed alcohol beverage caterer" if the employee had any contact with alcohol. The revision is actually consistent with state law.
A straight and orderly line of students made their way down the cinderblock hall at Windsor Forest Elementary Thursday, quietly took their seats in their fourth-grade classroom and immediately turned their attention to teacher Jessica Roberts. In just more than a decade academic ideals have become harder and harder to come by in Georgia's public schools.
Brittney Lohmiller / Savannah Morning News - Luis Fernando of Hilton Head Island, S.C. dressed in drag to celebrate the 15th annual Savannah Pride Festival at Forsyth Park September 13. Lindsay Rose, left, and Brittany Paone of Chattanooga, Tenn., listen to Lindsay Hinkle perform on Saturday during the 15th annual Savannah Pride Festival at Forsyth Park. ABOVE: Drag queen Soccer Mom, left, reads Michael Swanson's palm while Influenza Mueller fans herself on Saturday.
Almost a dozen Savannah firefighters participated in a 9-11 memorial stair climb on Saturday in Charlotte, North Carolina as they raised funds for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. The firefighters managed to raise 2,000 dollars for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation meeting their goal thanks to the overwhelming support they have received.
Tours and tastings are now in full swing at the Lowcountry's new veteran owned and operated craft brewery, Service Brewing Company in Savannah. Service Brewing Company will be celebrating their grand opening from noon until 6 p.m. on Saturday, revealing their 28,000 square foot brewing facility and tasting room on Indian Street.
Many people gathered today to participate in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Run and Walk in Savannah which honors the legacy of FDNY firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty on September 11th, 2001. The race is named after Stephen Siller, a FDNY firefighter, who gave his life to protect those in New York as the towers were attacked.
The City of Savannah, along with the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department, confirms is is going to review the Parental Support and Responsibility Ordinance that was enacted about six years ago. Since the ordinance has been passed it has been used a total of seven times.
At 4:11 a.m. Sunday, surveillance cameras recorded two males crawling through the front door of Shop-N-Go on the 1600 block of West Bay Stret before stealing items from the store, said Eunicia Baker, Savannah-Chatham police spokeswoman. Surveillance footage captured just before midnight Sept.
New details have emerged in the horrific case where Tim Jones, Jr. killed his five children. When deputies arrested Jones, they said he was high on Spice, or synthetic marijuana.
Athens-Clarke County Police Chief Joseph "Jack" Lumpkin Sr. on Friday announced that he is retiring after serving the local community for nearly four decades. Savannah's city manager also on Friday revealed that Lumpkin was one of three finalists to become the next police chief of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.
Ralph Evangelous is a finalist to be chief in Savannah, GA, WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley confirmed. Rawley says at this point Evangelous is not making any comments on the job.
U.S. fugitive Anthony Maiorano was spotted in Oakville on Tuesday. The 32-year-old escaped from prison in April where he was serving a 20-year sentence.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:05 pm
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