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    Amber Alert Underway for Mississippi Toddler
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    Amber Alert Underway for Mississippi Toddler

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    An Amber Alert has been issued for a two year old child who was abducted early Thursday morning in Mississippi. Authorities say they could be headed towards Georgia. More>>

    Effingham County Sheriff's Lose a Deputy

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    K9 Deputy "Conan" passed away Tuesday night at the age of 15 More>>

    Voters Take Notes As School Board President Candidates Vie For The Position

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    The Savannah Downtown Neighborhood Association is hosting a school board president candidate forum. More than 60 neighbors are listening to what candidates Sadie Brown, Jolene Byrne, Chester Ellis, and George Seaborough have to say. Candidate David Simons said he was not able to attend tonight's forum because of a prior engagement.
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    Reaction To Georgia's New Gun Law

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    If you have a permit to carry a gun - you'll soon be allowed to carry it with you a lot more places thanks to a new law Governor Deal signed into law on Wednesday. The Governor was surrounded by gun rights supporters when he signed that bill in Ellijay today...but as you might imagine - there are plenty of people not ready to celebrate this new law and the controversy it's creating isn't likely to die down anytime soon.
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    Mother Accused of Beating Daughter with Extension Cord

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    An Augusta mother is in jail accused of beating her 7-year-old daughter with an extension cord. More>>

    Horse Gets Spooked Again, Runs Wild in An Historic District Video included

    For the 2nd Time in 8 Days a Horse and carriage gets loose, this time in Charleston For the 2nd Time in 8 Days a Horse and carriage gets loose, this time in Charleston
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    Horse and carriage gets loose in Downtown Charleston
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    Statesboro Police Looking for Runaway Teen

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    Statesboro Police are looking for a teen who ran away from home nearly a week ago. More>>

    Man Charged in Bulloch Co. Shooting

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    A Bulloch Co. man is facing charges in a shooting that has left another man in critical condition. Bulloch Co. Sheriff’s deputies were called to a residence in the 200 block of Stubbs Road in Statesboro and found 43-year old Keith Wesley Brannen suffering from a gunshot wound. Deputies say they discovered 51-year old James Jeffrey Stubbs inside the residence. Based on the examination of the scene and multiple interviews, BCSO says Stubbs was charged with aggravated assault and is currently i... More>>

    Preparing Your Trees For The Severe Weather Season In Savannah

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    A key to severe weather preparation is not waiting until the storm hits. One area to pay attention to is your trees. The trees that dot Savannah may look beautiful on the outside but the inside could be a different story. "A tree can be perfectly healthy but the interior wood that helps stabilize the tree could be completely decayed away somewhat like a straw,” said Certified Arborist Shannon Baughman. Shannon Baughman with Bartlett Tree Experts said before severe weather hits you want to... More>>

    A Brighter Future: Southern Pine Co Teaches Skills To High School Students Video included

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    They say one person's trash is another person's treasure. And one local company has made a business model out of it, in the process becoming a leading example in sustainability. The Southern Pine Company here in Savannah makes high end furniture out of every day junk, including wood salvaged from the bottom of the Savannah River or broken plates of glass from other construction projects. Even a demolished house can... More>>

    The State of Small Business in Savannah Looks Good in 2014

    An organization of small businesses and those who support them say the future looks bright for those businesses in Savannah . The local chapter of the group called SCORE says thanks to the strength of the logistics, manufacturing the hospitality sectors, Savannah’s small businesses are strong and set to get even stronger over the next year or so. The Revenue Director for the City of Savannah says the rising revenue earned by these businesses paints an unmistakable picture of success. "I thi... More>>

    Squatters Move Into Soldier's Home and Refuse to Leave

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    When soldier Michael Sharkey was deployed to Afghanistan two years ago, he asked a friend to watch over his New Port Richey house.
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    Cat lovers Take Heart, A Cafe for Your Friends

    They already exist in Asia and Europe. Now NYC has it's very own cat cafe. Take a look:http://ny.eater.com/archives/2014/04/cat_cafe_new_york_city.php More>>

    Ruling from EPD on Marshland Draws Criticism from Environmental Groups

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    A memo from the director of Georgia's Environmental Protection Division about marshland and the necessary buffer needed for building is producing strong reaction from a number of environmental groups
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    Bunnies Gone Wild on the Anchor Desk

    A Knoxville newscast was interrupt by bunnies... well, being bunnies.http://www.wbir.com/story/life/2014/04/18/awkward-moment-between-2-bunnies-on-anchor-desk/7860287/ More>>

    Tiny House Trend Hits Hotels

    We've all seen the eco-friendly trend toward tiny housing. But would you stay in one on vacation? Some hotels are jumping on the micro-living bandwagon:http://www.nbcnews.com/#/business/travel/hotels-hook-tiny-house-trend-n87031What do you think? More>>

    Fire Destroys One Mobile Home and Damages Another In Bryan County

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    One person is displaced from his home after a fire destroyed one mobile Home in Ellabell and damaged another. It happened on 53 Garland Street. Officials say both mobile homes were connected and More>>

    CRCT Begins Today

    The Criterion Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) gets underway today for area students. The exams measure student competency in key content areas: Reading, Mathematics, English/Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies.State law requires all students in first through eighth grades take the tests. More>>

    Deal Set to Sign Bill Expanding Gun Rights in GA.

    Gov. Nathan Deal is set to sign legislation expanding where people with licenses to carry can bring their guns in Georgia. The bill signing will take place midday Wednesday at an event in Ellijay with top officials including House Speaker David Ralston.
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    Our Hometown: SONATA Presents 11th Annual Spring Recital

    Sponsors of New and Talented Artists (SONATA), Inc. will present it's 11th annual spring recital .You're invited to enjoy musical selections provided by SONATA's seventeen young artists who'll perform on instruments ranging from the violin to the French horn. The local non-profit raises money to support private music lessons for minority students and those from under served communities by matching them with the area's top classical instructors. More>>

    Neighbors Question DHEC On Jellyfish Operation, Controversy Brings Out Congressman Mark Sanford

    Neighbors Question DHEC On Jellyfish Operation, Controversy Brings Out Congressman Mark Sanford

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    It’s an ongoing debate in the Lowcountry: Could processing jellyfish at a location in Beaufort County poison water and wildlife and ruin residents’ quality of life? That’s the question some Seabrook and St. Helena Island neighbors hoped to have answered in a public input meeting the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) hosted on Tuesday night.  More>>

    Most Local Schools Making Progress in Test Scores

    Savannah Chatham Public Schools are making better grades and have more success stories.
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    FBI Seeks Information on Child Predator With Ties to Hilton Head

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    The FBI is asking for help to identify at least 90 victims of a suspected serial child predator with ties to Hilton Head Island.
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    ONLY ON 3: Police Still Searching for Sex Crimes Victims in Savannah, Pooler, Lowcountry Video included

    Matthew Coniglio is accused of videotaping sex with minors Matthew Coniglio is accused of videotaping sex with minors
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    Several people connected to victims of Matthew Coniglio have come forward after seeing News 3 report
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    Officials Say Security is Top Priority at Tanger Outlets

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    Tanger Outlets is on alert after a couple incidents recently, one that happened just Saturday. "An employee was leaving work it was late at night, she returned to her vehicle, she saw what she thought was a child standing behind her car, she started to backup slowly and all of a sudden a man runs around to her passenger side and tries to get in the car. Fortunately she had her doors locked," said Sgt. Robin McIntosh withthe Beaufort County Sheriffs Office.Tangermanager, LaDonna Shamlou says ... More>>

    Metro's Newest K-9 Officer Has A Special Job

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    There's a new member of Metro's K-9 Squad. Ziggy is a two year old Dutch Shepherd trained to search for only one type of thing - guns - their shell casings, oils and powders. More>>

    McIntosh School Board defends No Action Against Arrested Administrators Video included

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    McIntosh Co School Board members defend their decision to take no action against three school administrators that were charged by police for allegedly failing to report the sexual abuse of students. McIntosh Academy Principal Terrance Haywood, Superintendent Ernestine Kirby and Assistant Superintendent Larry Day are all out on bond. The charges stem from the case of Lori Quigley, a math teacher we first told you ab... More>>

    WSAV Only Television Station In Savannah To Earn Prestigious Honors for Excellence in Journalism

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    WSAV-TV, the NBC affiliate serving Savannah GA / Hilton Head SC has been honored with five Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in television journalism. The announcement came Tuesday by the Radio Television Digital News Association which has been honoring outstanding achievement in electronic journalism with the Murrow Awards since 1971. This continues an impressive trend as WSAV has been recognized with 31 Regional Murrow awards for excellence in journalism over the past seven ... More>>

    Baby Boy Found in Upstate Trash Can

    A Greenville woman is accused of attempted murder and willful neglect after police say she dumped her newborn son in a trash can moments after giving birth. The child is alive and stable at an area hospital.Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house. Police say she then walked to a Laurens Road... More>>

    Netflix to raise fee by a few bucks per month

    Netflix prices are going up. The streaming video company says it plans to raise subscription costs for new customers by $1 to $2 in the next few months. Existing customers will not see a change in their current rate for "a generous time period." U.S. streaming subscribers currently pay $7.99 a month. The company says the price increase will allow them to acquire more content and offer a better service. More>>

    Lawsuit Filed to Fight Georgia Gay Marriage Ban

    Georgia Ban on Gay Marriage Challenged in Federal Court Georgia Ban on Gay Marriage Challenged in Federal Court
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    A gay rights group has filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages. More>>

    Cup of Coffee Helps Effingham County Man Win $1 Million

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    Matthew McGee stopped for coffee in Savannah, bought a lottery ticket, and walked away a millionaire
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    Want to Help name Beaufort's Newest School?

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    Board of Education is holding a community meeting about the name, mascot and colors for the new PreK-8 school being built on Davis Road in Bluffton.
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    The Art of Great Fashion Comes to the Telfair Museum

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    Telfair Museums will mark The Art of Great Fashion’s 15th anniversary by celebrating American Icons Marilyn Monroe and Marc Jacobs
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    Public Invited to be Heard on Proposed Jelly Balls Plant

    In the Lowcountry, the public is being invited to a meeting hosted by the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).Carolina Jelly Balls has applied to DHEC for a wastewater permit that would allow them to begin a processing plant in Seabrook. The company, which is already harvesting jellyfish off of St. Helena Island, hopes to begin processing the jellyfish to be sold overseas, where it is considered a delicacy.While residents are concerned about the health of the waterways, the ... More>>

    Brian Williams Gets Funky

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    Jimmy Fallon presented another remix of Williams' "NBC Nightly News" broadcasts on Monday night's "Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." This time, Fallon pulled out individual words and editing them together to make it appear that the anchor was rapping Snoop Dogg's 1996 Grammy-nominated hit, "Gin and Juice." More>>

    TRAFFIC UPDATE: Another Snarl at Georgia Port

    A uniformed police officer is once again directing traffic at the Georgia Ports Authority at the intersection of Hwy. 307 (Bourne Ave.) Hwy 25 (Main St.). The problem once again appears to be with the signaling system that has caused massive backups in weeks past.Allow yourself extra time or use an alternate route if available. More>>

    Our Hometown: Tybee Island to Host 3rd Annual Tybee Island Kite Festival

    April is Parkinson's Awareness Month.This weekend, the Savannah Parkinson's Support Group and North Beach Bar Grill invite you to the 3rd annual Tybee Island Kite Festival. Enjoy a fun-filled day at the beach featuring food, art, live music and of course, kite flying!There's also a special silent auction dinner to benefit Savannah Parkinson's support group and other community movement disorder organizations. More>>

    Authorities Arrest Fugitive in Savannah

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    A Savannah man wanted for a list of charges including Criminal Attempt at Murder and Aggravated Assault was arrested Monday afternoon by the U.S. Marshals Service and other law enforcement agencies. Elston Marquez Howard, 38, was wanted by Metro Police for an incident that happened on Kingman Avenue in Savannah on March 30th. Authorities say that Howard went into hiding but officers received information that he was hiding at a home also on Kingman Avenue. Officers with the Marshals Task F... More>>

    Legislation Helps Second Harvest In Savannah Save Money

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    America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia will be able to stretch a dollar even further thanks to new legislation. A bill provides a sales tax exemption for Georgia’s food banks. The Executive Director of Second Harvest, Mary Jane Crouch, said the organization will save around $75,000 a year with this tax exemption. "Last year we provided over 10.3 million pounds of food out to Coastal Georgia, and that's through a variety of programs, but those programs have to have the food to be able... More>>

    Police Seek Help in Savannah Hit and Run Death

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    Officers with Metro's Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) are asking for help finding the vehicle and driver who struck and killed a Savannah woman this morning.  More>>

    Murder Victims's Family Asking for Help

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    14 months after she died, the search for Rebecca Foley's killer continues and a family is asking for your help. More>>

    Easter Eggs with Racist Messages Left on VA Lawns

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    People in Henrico, Virginia say they were shocked and outraged when they woke up Easter morning to find eggs on their front lawns with racist notes inside. "I came up here and I was like, oh one of the neighbors gave me an egg and I opened it up and it had this horrible message in it," said Jim McCarty who discovered one of the eggs. Those messages said things like, "Diversity equals white genocide" and "immigration of 'non whites' is genocide." Other eggs had links to two websites that depic... More>>

    Bus Changes Possible for Beaufort Co. Students

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    More changes could be on the way for students in Beaufort County as the school district re-evaluates bus routes.This week the school district is tackling its transportation system--hoping to streamline how students get to and from school. But with the rezoning, new schools, and now budget talks, parentssay theyjust want things to settle down. "Every other week if not every week you're hearing something in the paper, reading something different on the districts website.We're having one thing ... More>>

    Man Runs Out of Gas, Wakes Up to Meth Arrest and Kidnapping Allegations

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    Oconee deputies say they responded to a report of a suspicious person after 5 a.m. on Friday near Fair Play on South Highway 11.
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    Savannah Fights On-Going Battle Against Graffiti Video included

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    The City of Savannah and Metro Police are locked in an on-going battle against spray paint vandalism. Their primary weapon against graffiti is a program called the Savannah Impact Program (SIP). We followed one of SIP’s crews Monday morning to see their efforts to clean up this public nuisance. They are armed with paint brushes to cover up the graffiti. "A lot of stuff we can get off, some stuff we can't. We try th... More>>

    Two Kayakers Rescued from Ogeechee River in Bryan County

    The Georgia Department of Natural Resources tells News 3 that two kayakers were rescued from the Ogeechee River Monday afternoon.
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    Teen Stows Away in Jet's Wheel Well from Hawaii to California

    KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The FBI says a teenager stowed away on a Hawaiian Airlines flight to Maui from San Jose, California. The 16-year-old boy was attempting to run away from his home in Santa Clara, Calif. when he climbed over a fence at Norman Mineta San Jose International Airport andhopped intoa wheel well of Hawaiian Airlines Flight 45. According to the FBI, the boydidn't know where theBoeing 767 jet was headed. The Hawaiian jet landed in Kahului around 10:30 Sunday morning andH... More>>

    Savannah Police Investigate Fatal Shooting on Easter Sunday

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    Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police have the area of Waters Ave and 38th Street cornered off with crime scene tape. Around 12:45 p.m. police were called to the scene where they found a man in the street shot. The SCMPD Spokesman, Julian Miller, said the victim was in a white sedan when shots were fired from another car striking him. The white sedan came to a stop in a yard. The man was taken to the hospital. The victim's name has not been released yet or his condition. Police do not have a... More>>

    Deadline Nears to apply for Savannah Engineering Academy

    Local high school junior and seniors have until April 25 to apply for a spot in the 2014 Savannah Engineering Academy.The five-day summer program will be held at Armstrong State University June 9-13. Completed applications and teacher recommendation forms are due April 25, and available at: www.savannahengineeringacademy.net According to information released by the City of Savannah's Public Information Office, there is no application fee for the Academy but once accepted a $50 registration fe... More>>

    Local Runner Returns to Boston Marathon for 16th Year

    Isaiah Douglas returns to Boston for this year's marathon. Isaiah Douglas returns to Boston for this year's marathon.

    The eyes of the running world are focused on Boston, a year after a deadly act of terrorism marred last year's marathon.One of Savannah's most notable runners was there last year and is there now, ready to run again.News 3's Martin Staunton caught up with him before he left for the big race and shares why he decided to return. More>>

    Our Hometown: Savannah Spoken Word Festival Gets Underway

    April is National Poetry Month and today kicks off a week-long celebration of creativity. The 8th Annual Savannah Spoken Word Festival gets underway tonight with an Old School Charity slam. The event takes place in Savannah State University's Recreation Room in University Village. Doors open at 7. The show begins at 8. A donation is requested. Proceeds benefit Park Place Outreach.
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    Police Investigate Friday Shooting

    Savannah Chatham Metro Police are looking into the Friday shooting of a 39 year old Savannah Man. Police say Antonio Johnson was shot while in the 1200 block of East 37th Street Friday afternoon. Johnson was transported to Memorial Medical Center for treatment of a non-life threatening wound. The suspect, described as a slender black man about 6 feet tall and in his mid 20s, and wearing a black hooded shirt , ran east and got into a red SUV, possibly and Isuzu Rodeo. Metro Police hope some... More>>

    Update: Police Identify Man Killed in Single ATV Crash

    A man was killed this afternoon in an ATV accident on Hillary Lane in Walthourville in Liberty County. The man struck a tree and was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident occurred shortly after 6:30 pm More>>

    Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312 Returns to MCAS in Emotional Homecoming

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    After going months missing their loved ones, some marines and their families are celebrating the homecoming of VMFA 312, the Checkerboards, tonight. The squadron flew into the Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort on Friday afternoon, after being deployed overseas for nine months. More>>

    ECSO Sees Improvements At Dangerous Intersection After Safety Measures Installed

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    The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeing improvements to a dangerous intersection after new safety measures were installed two months ago. The sheriff's office said they've been called out to 14 crashes at or near the Blue Jay Road and Midland Road intersection since 2011. In February, the intersection was made into a four-way stop and rumble strips were added. "The rumble strips get their attention and the stop signs are large enough and difficult to miss,” said Sgt. Ivey Williams... More>>

    Hinesville Motorcycle Club Delivers Easter Baskets

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    A Hinesville motorcycle club, known as the Disloyal Few, is hoping to break the negative stereotype which comes from being part of a biker group. Every Easter Sunday the Disloyal Few delivers Easter Baskets to underprivileged children in Liberty County. Today 25 children received a basket filled with candy and toys. Several families also received a ham bought by the group. Jim Hayner, president of the Disloyal Few said, "Our main goal is to be up and riding at the break of day, the same t... More>>

    Transcript Reveals Confusion Over South Korean Ferry Evacuation

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    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) Divers finally have found a way into the ferry that sunk off South Korea's southern shore and begun the grim task of recovering bodies. South Korea's coast guard says more than a dozen bodies have been found inside and more floating outside, pushing the confirmed death toll to 50. Among the dead, 23 are students. Meanwhile, a transcript of communications with the South Korean ferry details crippling confusion and indecision, with a crew member questioning whether an e... More>>

    Pope Francis Celebrates Easter Sunday

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    VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is celebrating Christianity's most joyous day, Easter Sunday, under sunny skies in St. Peter's Square. Even before Mass began, a crowd of more than 100,000 was overflowing from the cobblestoned square. Many more Romans, tourists and pilgrims were still streaming in for the pontiff's tradition Easter greeting at noon. A rainstorm had lashed Rome on Saturday night, with thunder competing with the sound of hymns when Francis led a vigil service in St. Peter's ... More>>

    Rough Weather Causes Tree To Collapse onto House

    Our spate of nasty spring weather this weekend didn't just bring rain into the picture. In some parts of our immediate area wind was also a major part of the weather scene. A good example of this is the house in Liberty County that was walloped by a tree. Apparently the house, located in the 4700 block of East Ogelthrope Highway was damaged when a massive tree fell on it. Neighbors believe heavy winds caused the tree to topple onto the building. The good news here is no one was injured. But t... More>>

    Tybee Island Partygoers Say Orange Crush is Crushed By Mother Nature

    Tybee Island Partygoers Say Orange Crush is Crushed By Mother Nature

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    When a controversial spring break college party on Tybee Island is crushed by rain and cold wind, partygoers say they're limited to continue their fun indoors. The annual beach party known as Orange Crush has been hyped for weeks now, but the mood was dampened on Saturday. More>>

    BCSO Searches For Missing Hilton Head Island Couple

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    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is searching for two missing, possibly endangered people out of Hilton Head Island. Kenneth Anderson, 87, and Phyllis Anderson, 85, were reportedly on their way to visit family in Lawrenceville, Ga. at about 10 a.m. on Friday. More>>

    BCSO Searches For Thief Armed with Knife

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    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred at Palmetto Bay Marina on Hilton Head at approximately 10:30 pm, on April 18, 2014. More>>

    Earth Day 2014: Scientists Urge Immediate Action on Climate Age

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    A U.N. report says there is no time to waste when it comes to taking action over Climate Change. More>>

    Garden City Proposes First Ever Property Tax

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    Public Hearings set for discussion about 4 Mill Property Tax Plan
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    Child Molester Pleads Guilty

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    A guilty plea today in the case against an accused child molester. The prosecution says James Dover knowingly had sex with a thirteen year old girl in Port Wentworth.
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    Chatham County Sheriff's Go Hollywood Video included

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    SCAD Students shooting new recruitment video for Sheriff's Office
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    Protect Computers and Digital Tools from Stormy Weather

    Protecting your home computer and other electronic gear during a thunderstorm is an easy matter, but lots of us don't really give it thought until it's too late. More>>

    Woman Accused of Dumping Baby in Trash Pleads Guilty

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    Anitra Hicks, the young woman accused of dumping her newborn baby into a garbage bin in 2011 pleaded guilty on Friday. More>>

    Rain Dampens Heritage Tournament

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    The rain just kept pouring on Harbourtown, as golfers and fans try to enjoy the Heritage. This tournament serves as an economic juggernaut for Hilton Head and the entire Palmetto state--- so everyone is More>>

    $525 Soda Refill for SC Man

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    An 89 cent refill will end up costing a South Carolina man $525. Christopher Lewis was at the VA hospital in Charleston when he refilled his soda cup in the cafeteria. A hospital spokesperson says refills More>>

    Some Students Not Onboard With Armstrong Name Change

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    A Facebook page has surfaced urging Armstrong Atlantic State University to stop the planned name change. On Wednesday, University officials announced the plan to drop "Atlantic" from the school's official More>>

    Not So Festive Easter Bunny Pictures

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    Buzzfeed.com released some Easter Bunny pictures that are quite frightening. More>>

    Savannah Man Arrested for Homicide

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    A man is behind bars in Jacksonville, charged with homicide for a shooting death on April 8th, according to police. More>>

    Heard Elementary Student Takes First Place in Statewide Design Contest

    Heard Elementary fourth grader, Mina Smith, took top honors in Atlanta for her artwork supporting Georgia's manufacturing industry. More>>

    State Warns Against Leaving Children in Vehicles

    The Department of Early Care and Learning is reminding childcare providers and parents about the dangers of leaving children in unattended cars. More>>

    UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Pedestrian Wreck in Jesup

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    A man is dead after being hit by a cement truck in downtown Jesup. It happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday evening at the intersection of Georgia 27 and North 3rd Street. Georgia State Patrol identified More>>

    DA to Get Sarah Jones Investigation Monday

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    We could learn as soon as next week as to whether criminal charges will be filed in the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones. More>>

    McIntosh Co School Board Takes No Action: Parents Disappointed Video included

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    The McIntosh County School Board held an emergency meeting Thursday to decide the fate of three school officials charged by police for allegedly failing to report the sexual abuse of students. Numerous More>>

    SC Students Protest Cuts Due to "Gay" Themed Books and Plays

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    Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over controversial plays and books are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses. More>>

    Child Advocate Marian Wright Edelman to Speak in Beaufort

    She's from South Carolina, and for decades Marian Wright Edelman has been out for children in the United States who cannot represent themselves. "I have always felt blessed to be born who I was, where More>>

    ONLY ON 3: Congressman Sanford Speaks Out to DHEC In Opposition of Jellyfish Plant

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    As a jellyfish processing company begins working at a dock in Beaufort County, neighbors express their environmental concerns. Even Congressman Mark Sanford is now weighing in on the proposed Seabrook site for Carolina Jelly Balls, LLC. More>>

    X-Ray Scanners, Metal Detector Approved for City Hall

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    The City of Savannah has approved two x-ray scanners and a walk-through metal detector for City Hall. More>>

    Fugitive Files Profiles Wanted Burglary/Theft Suspect Back on the Run

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    Reginald Sanders has a criminal history dating back to 1991
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    Farmer Defies State, Ships Vidalia Onions "Early"

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    Delbert Bland says he has years of experience on his side. "When an onion is ready to pick it's ready and no one especially someone sitting behind a desk in Atlanta should be deciding otherwise," he says. More>>

    Bft Co. Backlogged By Thousands of Tax Appeals

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    Beaufort County is backlogged with tax appeals and assessments. Some neighbors have waited months to get their adjustments and may wait even longer. Kimberly Beacham is a Bluffton resident and one of More>>

    Three Charged in Area Burglaries

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    Three men are charged in connection with three Savannah burglaries and police are crediting neighbors for their arrests. More>>

    $1 Million in Counterfeit Merchandise Seized in Savannah

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    U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials say more than $1 million in counterfeit soccer merchandise destined for metro Atlanta has been seized in Savannah.
      
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    Case Against Accused Rapist Sent Up to Superior Court

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    The case against Torrey Scott, accused in the rape of a woman allegedly kidnapped from the Candler Hospital parking lot on February 9th, has been sent up to Superior Court. More>>

    NC Teacher Arrested for Sending Obscene Photos/Videos to Students

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    A former middle school teacher in Cleveland County has been arrested and accused of sending obscene videos and pictures of herself to students. More>>

    $525 Fine for Drink Refill at SC Hospital

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    The first drink costs 89 cents.  A refill proved to cost hundreds of dollars more for a man at a Charleston hospital. More>>

    Body Found Believed to be Missing Lady's Island Woman

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    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing Lady's Island woman last seen yesterday (Tuesday, April 15th) around noon.  Mercy Ann Eklund left her residence on Fairfield Road in a 2007 More>>

    Man Indicted, Arrested in Connection with Ogeechee Boating Death

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    Joseph Webb was indicted and arrested in connection with death of Shana Crozier More>>

    Update: Bluffton Police Officer Fired after Incident on Tybee Island

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    Update:  The Bluffton Police Department is announcing the termination of Officer Henry Criss and the resignation of Officer Lindsey Marion after an internal investigation into the actions of the two officers while off duty on Tybee Island. More>>

    Groves High School Celebrates Month of the Military Child

    Groves High School is celebrating April as Month of the Military Child. The observance recognizes the important role children play in the Armed Forces community.  More>>

    DHEC Invites Public Comment on Jelly Balls

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    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is asking for public input on the proposed Carolina Jelly Balls plant in Beaufort County and the existing processing plant in Colleton More>>

    Rise of Internet Doesn't Mean Fall of Libraries

    It's National Library Week and it is being celebrated at facilities all across the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.You may think the rise of the Internet may mean the fall of libraries in the 21st century. More>>

    Girl Collects Thousands of Toys for St. Jude

    There's no age limit when it comes to the gift of giving. Here's the story of a little girl giving back in a big way. More>>

    Dance Show 'Soul Train' May Boogie onto Broadway

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    The groundbreaking song-and-dance show "Soul Train" is chugging toward Broadway. Stage and film producer Matthew Weaver, who helped create "Rock of Ages," has acquired the theatrical stage rights to More>>

    Crimestoppers Most Wanted Suspects for April 17, 2014

    Gianna Nelson takes a look at this week's Crimestoppers Most Wanted Suspects. More>>

    Beaufort Based Marines Coming Home

    After 9 months supporting Operation Enduring Freedom Marine Fighter attack Squadron 312 has a homecoming date. The squadron will have two arrivals. Pilots and aircraft will return to Marine Corps More>>

    What Qualities Should the Next Savannah Police Chief Have? Video included

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    One week left for public to fill out Police Chief surveys. Almost 500 people responded already More>>

    Farmer Ships Vidalia Onions Ahead of Start Date

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    A major grower of Georgia's famous Vidalia onions says he's shipping early to supermarkets in defiance of the state agriculture commissioner, who has warned that a new regulation prohibits shipments before Monday. More>>

    Savannah Fire Department Uses News 3 Video To Analyze Response

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    Savannah Fire and Emergency Services is getting a unique opportunity to see how their men and women work. News 3 was first on the scene of a massive home fire on 38th street last Tuesday, even before emergency More>>

    New Armstrong Field Lab Opens on Ossabaw Island

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    A former meat processing facility on Ossabaw Island has been transformed into a field laboratory for Armstrong State University scientists and students. More>>

    Beaufort BOE Schedules Public Forums

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    The Beaufort County Board of Education has scheduled two public forums for community members to learn more about the school district budget that is being developed for the 2014-15 school year. More>>

    Confirmed Fatality in Accident on Highway 119

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    Fort Stewart officials say an accident with injuries is blocking traffic on Highway 119. More>>

    Online Petition Seeks to Halt Redevelopment of Marina

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    A grassroots group known as Civic Green, launched an online petition Friday. It's seeking to stop the redevelopment of the Beaufort Downtown Marina parking lot. The group wants it turned it into a park More>>

    Feds to State of Georgia: Do More on Food Stamp Program or Lose Funds

    The State of Georgia has made great progress in clearing a backlog of 30,000 food stamp applications according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That's the good news from the state perspective. More>>

    McIntosh County School Officials Charged with Various Crimes

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    Three high ranking school officials are facing charges related to a teacher accused of having sex with students. More>>

    PHOTO GALLERY: Customer tackles robber at Sarasota CVS store

    A surveillance camera recorded the dramatic takedown that could have been a scene right out of a Hollywood movie. More>>

    Savannah State University Science Experiment to Rocket into Space

    Savannah State University is working on a major research project.
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    Classes Canceled at Auburn Due to Threat

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    All classes are canceled at Auburn University after a threat was found written on a wall on campus. Today marks the seventh anniversary of the deadly shooting at Virginia Tech. Thirty-two people on More>>

    Gulfstream Makes One the Biggest Deals in Company History

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    Gulfstream Aerospace held a signing ceremony with Minsheng Financial Leasing Co. Ltd. on Tuesday at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. More>>

    Savannah Man Arrested In Saturday Shooting

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    Savannah Chatham Metro Police have arrested and charged a Savannah man with the shooting of another man on the 2400 block of Harden Street Saturday.19-year-old Tyreque Cawley was arrested early this morning More>>

    Armstrong to Drop "Atlantic" From University Name Video included

    Armstrong Atlantic State University has been given the green light to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted earlier today to allow the change. More>>

    Nurses Honored at Memorial University Medical Center

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    Nurses at Memorial University Medical Center were honored Wednesday with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. More>>

    Savannah EOA to Host Annual Housing Fair

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    The Economic Opportunity Authority of Savannah-Chatham County will host its annual Housing Fair this Saturday. The free event is a part of the agency's Home Buyer's Program.
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    42-Year-Old Cold Case Solved

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    Closure for families of two teenagers missing since 1971. The South Dakota girls disappeared while driving to a party. Today their families have answers. http://www.nbcnews.com/#/news/us-news/simpl More>>

    Vote for Savannah as Best Historic City

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    Savannah is on yet another prestigious list. But where we place is up to you. USA Today Travel is rating the ten best historic cities in the country. We are up against Boston, San Francisco and Charleston More>>

    TRAFFIC ALERT: No movement on GA Hwy. 25

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    According to Port Wentworth Police, there is a traffic delay in the Garden City Terminal area.  It says it is due to a technical glitch at the ports. More>>

    7th Anniversary of VA Tech Shooting Rampage

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    Today marks seven years since a deadly shooting on the campus of Virginia Technical College in Blacksburg, Virginia. More>>

    Hoop for the Cure in Savannah

    Every 11 minutes, another family receives the crushing news that their child has Autism Spectrum Disorder according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Autism affects 1 in 88 children More>>

    Sav. Photographer Reflects On Being At The Boston Marathon One Year Ago

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    Today in Boston thousands of people observed a moment of silence near the Boston Marathon finish line to mark the moment when two explosions went off last year. Three people were killed and 260 others More>>

    SUV Hits House in Hinesville

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    Police say no one was hurt when the driver of an SUV slammed into his neighbors house in Desert Shield Street in Hinesville Tuesday evening. More>>

    Thomas-Greenfield to Speak at SSU Commencement

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    Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, who leads the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of African Affairs, will give the commencement speech at Savannah State University's graduation ceremony next month. More>>

    BCSD Needs $10mil Increase in 2014-15 Budget

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    Time to loosen the purse strings, the Beaufort County school district is asking for an increase of $10 million in its budget next year. "We've got almost four million dollars in mandates from the state, More>>

    Man Sentenced to 90 Years for 2013 Crime Spree

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    Anthony Bernard Parrish Jr. entered an open ended plea deal for a slew of crimes committed back in March of 2013 including stealing a police car, and shooting police officers. More>>

    SURVELLIANCE VIDEO: Runaway Horse in Downtown Savannah Video included

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    WSAV has learned that a horse carriage was involved in an accident in downtown Savannah on Monday. More>>

    CAT Board Decides On Mark MacPhail Memorial Video included

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    New details on a proposed memorial for a fallen Metro Police Officer. We first broke this story in October with an exclusive report. Board members at Chatham Area Transit are considering a memorial More>>

    2014 Komen Race For The Cure Raises $425,000 Video included

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    The streets in downtown Savannah were covered in pink Saturday for the annual Komen Race for the Cure.  More>>

    Hinesville Dealer says Repairs Beginning on Recalled Ignition Parts

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    Mike Reed says his Chevrolet dealership has received one shipment of replacement parts to repair ignition switches on vehicles that are part of the big General Motors recall. More>>

    Caught on Camera: Soldier Surprise Video included

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    There was a special moment at the Phoenix Suns basketball game Monday night. More>>

    Gov. Deal signs Bills Assisting Veterans & Military Families

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    On Tuesday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed into law legislation that allows any court with jurisdiction over criminal cases to establish veterans court divisions. More>>

    White Bluff Elementary Dedicates Playground to Former Student

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    On Tuesday White Bluff Elementary School dedicated the naming of the school playground to former student Matthew Hayden Beasley. More>>

    UPDATE: Escapee Appears in Court Video included

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    A wanted Tattnall County jail escapee is back on law enforcement's radar. A be on the lookout request was sent out from Fort Stewart concerning Chad Dasher. Dasher escaped from the Tattnall County jail More>>

    CNT Seeks Public's Help Locating Wanted Person

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    The Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team, or CNT, is seeking the public's assistant in locating a wanted person. More>>

    US Airways Apologizing for Graphic Photo Video included

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    US Airways is apologizing for a graphic photo that was accidentally posted on the company's official Twitter account on Monday. More>>

    DHEC Wants Public's Help Tracking West Nile In SC

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    Public health officials are seeing the public's help in tracking the arrival of the West Nile virus in South Carolina.    The Department of Health and Environmental Control says people can give the agency More>>

    More ‘OvaEasy’ Dried Egg Products Recalled

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    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that Nutriom LLC, a Lacey, Wash. establishment, is recalling an additional 82,884 pounds of processed egg products that More>>

    Update: Hinesville Good Friday Walk to Help Homeless Moved In Doors

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    The Liberty County Homeless Coalition will sponsor the 3rd Annual Good Friday Walk for Shelter on April 18 and you can still take part. More>>

    PHOTO GALLERY: A History of Savannah in Maps

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    Here's an interesting look back at the history of our beautiful city through the plans to create it. More>>

    • Family Reacts to Indictment in Former High School Basketball Star's Murder

      Family Reacts to Indictment in Former High School Basketball Star's Murder

      Family Reacts to Indictment in Former High School Basketball Star's Murder

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:15 AM EDT2014-04-24 06:15:38 GMT
      Fashad Kennedy indicted Wednesday on malice mruder in connection with the February shooting death of former Groves and Jenkins High basketball star Rashaad Spann.Fashad Kennedy indicted Wednesday on malice mruder in connection with the February shooting death of former Groves and Jenkins High basketball star Rashaad Spann.
      A family member reacts with sighs of relief after the suspect accused of killing a local basketball star is formally indicted Wednesday.
      A family member reacts with sighs of relief after the suspect accused of killing a local basketball star is formally indicted Wednesday.
    • Fact Check: Haley Ads on Jobs and Economic Development

      Fact Check: Haley Ads on Jobs and Economic Development

      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:04 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:04:30 GMT
      Gov. Nikki Haley just started airing two new television ads in her reelection campaign for governor, both focused on jobs and economic development.
      Gov. Nikki Haley just started airing two new television ads in her reelection campaign for governor, both focused on jobs and economic development.
    • In Fight Against Unemployment Fraud, S.C. Releases App

      In Fight Against Unemployment Fraud, S.C. Releases App

      Thursday, April 24 2014 12:57 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:57:09 GMT
      The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce on Tuesday unveiled a new smart phone app designed to combat widespread fraud in the state's unemployment benefits system. The free app, called iClaim, allows users to file the required weekly unemployment reports, but it also allows the state to track fraud.
      The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce on Tuesday unveiled a new smart phone app designed to combat widespread fraud in the state's unemployment benefits system. The free app, called iClaim, allows users to file the required weekly unemployment reports, but it also allows the state to track fraud.
    • New Online Employment Center Launches for Military Veterans

      New Online Employment Center Launches for Military Veterans

      New Online Employment Center Launches for Military Veterans

      Thursday, April 24 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:48:14 GMT
      The government has developed a website to help job-seeking veterans and military spouses create resumes, make connections with employers and become part of a database that companies can mine for skills and talents.
      The government has developed a website to help job-seeking veterans and military spouses create resumes, make connections with employers and become part of a database that companies can mine for skills and talents.
    • Dormant Bank Accounts, Reclaiming Your Cash

      Dormant Bank Accounts, Reclaiming Your Cash

      Dormant Bank Accounts, Reclaiming Your Cash

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:10:06 GMT
      It might seem impossible to forget about your own money. But it happens. Enough to where there are laws in place for banks to follow when your account goes dormant. But the money is still yours and you can get it back.
      It might seem impossible to forget about your own money. But it happens. Enough to where there are laws in place for banks to follow when your account goes dormant. But the money is still yours and you can get it back.
    • S.C. Senator Wants DSS Director Fired, Governor Refuses

      S.C. Senator Wants DSS Director Fired, Governor Refuses

      S.C. Senator Wants DSS Director Fired, Governor Refuses

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:38:26 GMT
      Sen. Joel Lourie talks about the laws he says DSS is breaking.Sen. Joel Lourie talks about the laws he says DSS is breaking.
      State Sen. Joel Lourie, D-Columbia, wants Gov. Nikki Haley to fire Department of Social Services Director Lillian Koller because he says the agency is breaking four state laws. "This is the first time in 16 years that I've ever called on a governor to remove a director. But I think when children are in harm's way, when you have such low morale, such high turnover, such bad policy, and it's putting children in harm's way, we have got to speak out," he says. He says the agency is violating the...
      State Sen. Joel Lourie, D-Columbia, wants Gov. Nikki Haley to fire Department of Social Services Director Lillian Koller because he says the agency is breaking four state laws. "This is the first time in 16 years that I've ever called on a governor to remove a director. But I think when children are in harm's way, when you have such low morale, such high turnover, such bad policy, and it's putting children in harm's way, we have got to speak out," he says. He says the agency is violating the...
    • Mom Bites off Dog's Ear to Save Daughter During Attack

      Mom Bites off Dog's Ear to Save Daughter During Attack

      Mom Bites off Dog's Ear to Save Daughter During Attack

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:25:28 GMT
      A Texas mother is forced to bite off a dog's ear to make the dog release her toddler from its mouth.
      A Texas mother is forced to bite off a dog's ear to make the dog release her toddler from its mouth.
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    • Obama rejects notion that trade deal is in danger

      Obama rejects notion that trade deal is in danger

      Thursday, April 24 2014 6:15 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:15:40 GMT
      President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger.
      As negotiations falter, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion...
    • Camilla's brother dies in New York of head injury

      Camilla's brother dies in New York of head injury

      Thursday, April 24 2014 6:15 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:15:30 GMT
      The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury.
      The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury, British royal officials said.
    • Last year's deadbeats do best as stocks stall

      Last year's deadbeats do best as stocks stall

      Thursday, April 24 2014 3:24 AM EDT2014-04-24 07:24:57 GMT
      Financial markets rarely stick to the script, and this year is no different.
      Financial markets rarely stick to the script, and this year is no different.
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    • Squatters Move Into Soldier's Home and Refuse to Leave

      Squatters Move Into Soldier's Home and Refuse to Leave

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:25:50 GMT
      Alleged SquatterAlleged Squatter
      When soldier Michael Sharkey was deployed to Afghanistan two years ago, he asked a friend to watch over his New Port Richey house.
      When soldier Michael Sharkey was deployed to Afghanistan two years ago, he asked a friend to watch over his New Port Richey house.
    • April Mugshots

      April Mugshots

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:42:32 GMT
      Thomas Allen WinstonThomas Allen Winston
      The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
      The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
    • MUGS: 36 Arrests In Greenville Prostitution Sting

      MUGS: 36 Arrests In Greenville Prostitution Sting

      Wednesday, February 26 2014 12:58 PM EST2014-02-26 17:58:17 GMT
      The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, along with 26 other agencies throughout 15 states, participated in the event during National Day of Johns Arrest.The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, along with 26 other agencies throughout 15 states, participated in the event during National Day of Johns Arrest.
      The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, along with 26 other agencies throughout 15 states, participated in the event during National Day of Johns Arrest.
      The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, along with 26 other agencies throughout 15 states, participated in the event during National Day of Johns Arrest.
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