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  1. Chatham County judges making justice swifter for major crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    ... the system. For example, the recent trial of Norman Smart in the June 7 slaying of his wife at their Wilmington Island home was disposed of during the first week of December - an almost unheard of crime-to-disposition time frame. "You never saw ...

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  2. Rabies-positive raccoon bites dog in Wilmington Island areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A raccoon that attacked a family dog in the Turners Rock Road area of Wilmington Island has tested positive for rabies. Rabies is a potentially deadly virus that is primarily spread by infected animals.

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  3. Looking for Pearls: Christmas carols bring joy to Wilmington IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | SavannahNow

    Ben Goggins/For Savannah Morning News The Garcia family, left, rejoices after singing to grandparents Vivian and Carl Poythress, center. Ben Goggins/For Savannah Morning News Angel Garcia, front, and Sydney Brown put their hearts into singing carols for homebound Wilmington Island residents.

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  4. Vox Populi: 'Queen Elizabeth had it right: Savannah is a city with an old face, a dirty face.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | SavannahNow

    "I don't care what color the plastic is that the paper is wrapped in, as long as I get my paper." "Thanks and a wonderful season's greetings to the staff at the tag office on Wilmington Island.

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  5. Regional YMCA president retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Coastal Courier

    ... arrived in Savannah in 1989, there were two Y's in Chatham County, one on Habersham Street and one on Wilmington Island. The operating budget was $900,000. Under his leadership, the Y now has 12 branches including six units in Chatham County and ...

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  6. Raccoon tests positive for rabies after attacking family dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A raccoon that attacked a family dog in the Betz Creek area of Wilmington Island has tested positive for rabies. The dog is up-to-date on rabies vaccinations and received a rabies booster as a precaution.

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  7. Norman Smart sentenced to life without parole after guilty on all counts in wife's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Norman Smart has been found guilty on all counts for the murder of his 34-year-old wife, Lauren Brown Smart, who was found dead in their Wilmington Island home this past June. Norman was convicted of three counts of felony murder, one count of malice murder, two counts of aggravated battery, one count of aggravated assault and one count of cruelty to children.

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  8. Smart murder case goes to jury; deliberations begin this afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | SavannahNow

    A Chatham County jury found Norman Smart "guilty on all counts" on charges he killed his wife Lauren Brown Smart in the bedroom of their Wilmington Island home on June 7. Earlier today, a prosecutor told jurors that Lauren Smart died in her own bedroom at the hands of "the man who should've protected her and kept her safe." "This man assaulted a tiny, underweight woman who was drunk.

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  9. Editorial: Lauren Smart's powerful cryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | SavannahNow

    If your emotions are being rubbed raw by this week's testimony in the Lauren Smart murder case, consider yourself human. On Tuesday, prosecutors began laying out the evidence and testimony against Norman Smart, 37, who is charged with killing his 34-year-old wife in their Wilmington Island home on June 7. The allegations are gruesome.

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  10. Jury deliberates in Norman Smart murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Smart is accused of brutally beating his 34-year-old wife, Lauren Brown Smart, to death in their Wilmington Island home this past June. Prosecutor Christy Barker said every single injury on Lauren's body was circumstantial, but reminded the jury about all the evidence and witnesses.

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  11. Editorial: Lauren Smart's powerful crylRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | SavannahNow

    IF YOUR emotions are being rubbed raw by this week's testimony in the Lauren Smart murder case, consider yourself human. On Tuesday, prosecutors began laying out the evidence and testimony against Norman Smart, 37, who is charged with killing his 34-year-old wife in their Wilmington Island home on June 7. The allegations are gruesome.

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  12. Medical examiner in Smart murder trial describes case as 'overkill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Wednesday marked day two of the murder trial of Norman Smart, the man accused of killing his 34-year-old wife, Lauren Brown Smart, in their Wilmington Island home this past June. WTOC's Elizabeth Rawlins was in the court room all day.

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  13. Tesitmony resumes in Smart trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | SavannahNow

    ... "God, I am miserable. I'm depressed," Lauren wrote in a torn message recovered from trash at the couple's Wilmington Island home after the June 7 slaying. "I am battered and bruised a lot. a I really think he enjoys beating me at this point." ...

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  14. Day 2 of Smart murder trial underway; lead investigator takes standRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Wednesday marks day two of the murder trial of Norman Smart, the man accused of killing his 34-year-old wife, Lauren Brown Smart, in their Wilmington Island home this past June. WTOC's Elizabeth Rawlins will be in the court room all day.

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  15. Coastal Georgia YMCA chairman and CEO Randy Bugos to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | SavannahNow

    ... arrived in Savannah in 1989, there were two Y's in Chatham County, one on Habersham Street and one on Wilmington Island. The operating budget was $900,000. Under his leadership, the YMCA now has 12 branches, including six units in Chatham County in ...

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  16. Murder trial to resume in Norman Smart caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The trial against Norman Smart will resume Wednesday. Smart is the man accused of beating his wife to death in their Wilmington Island home.

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  17. Lauren Brown Smart's 'Letters to God' recount stories of abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Smart is accused of murdering his wife, 34-year-old Lauren Brown Smart, at their Wilmington Island home this past June. The state called more than 10 witnesses, including investigators, detectives and friends of Lauren to the stand.

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  18. Prosecution in Norman Smart murder trial said wife 'lived in fear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Smart is accused of murdering his wife, 34-year-old Lauren Smart, at their Wilmington Island home this past June. Prosecution said Smart beat and stomped on Lauren, leaving her to die on their bedroom floor.

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  19. Opening statements to begin in Norman Smart murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... along with two alternates. Smart is accused of murdering his wife, 34-year-old Lauren Smart, at their Wilmington Island home this past June. Prosecutors have a recorded interview with the Smart's 6-year-old son. Opening statements are set for 9:30 ...

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  20. Newcomers welcome to Savannah holiday traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | SavannahNow

    ... Kaslik, who, along with his wife and four dogs, lives part of the year in Ann Arbor, Mich., and part on Wilmington Island. Two years ago around Christmas, Kaslik got to thinking about the Mysterious Santa program, to which he'd already donated ...

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