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Savannah, Georgia is located in Chatham County. Zip codes in Savannah, GA include 31409, 31408, and 31421. The median home price in Savannah is $168,000 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Savannah information.

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3 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Digging deeper: WTOC checks out chief finalists' backgrounds

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.

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8 hrs ago | SavannahNow

Broughton developer details streetscape plans

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.

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13 hrs ago | SavannahNow

SEDA, governor honor Chemtrade's longevity

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.

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17 hrs ago | SavannahNow

Traffic Alert: Wreck closes 37th Street at Montgomery Street in Savannah

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.

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21 hrs ago | SavannahNow

Should the city of Savannah mandate tougher security at late-night establishments?

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.

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Yesterday | SavannahNow

Bunny in the City: Bacon makes everything better

Bacon! I smell bacon! So I head over to the first of 44 booths, 14 of which are designated for my bacon pleasure and the others offering unique arts, crafts and snacks. This booth, however, is special - it's of firemen supporting firemen.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

SavannahNow

Savannah schools doing more with millions of dollars of budget cuts

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.

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SavannahNow

Savannah holds 15th annual Pride Festival

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.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Savannah Firefighters participate in 9-11 memorial stair climb

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.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Service Brewing Company now open in Savannah

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.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K supports those affected by 9-11

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.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

City to review ordinance that focuses on parental responsibility

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.

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SavannahNow

Savannah, Chatham police merger deal approaching deadlines

Chatham County's police merger renegotiation with the city of Savannah is fast reaching a deadline with no sign of a deal. County Manager Lee Smith told the Chatham County Commission at its Friday meeting that he had not received a "redlined" copy of the merger agreement indicating the city's responses to the county's proposals.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

SavannahNow

VIDEO: Police seek Savannah convenience store burglars

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.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

CNT: Spice cases rare in Savannah area

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.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Lumpkin to retire as Athens-Clarke police chief, named finalist for Savannah chief

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.

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WWAY-TV Wilmington

Evangelous finalist for Savannah chief

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.

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InsideHalton.com

U.S. fugitive Anthony Maiorano arrested in Toronto

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.

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SavannahNow

Wilmington Island pizza parlor Basil's adds full-service bar

Basil's is still the same family friendly pizza parlor many Wilmington Island residents know. But now it has more beer.

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SavannahNow

This week's Savannah pets for adoption

ONE LOVE ANIMAL RESCUE One Love Animal Rescue, Inc. is a newly formed volunteer based organization located in Savannah.Our mission is to help abandoned, neglected, abused and unwanted pets by partnering with shelters, rescue groups and the community. Please contact us at adoptme@oneloveanimalrescue.com or 912-572-1251.

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