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    Some Savannah Businesses Speak Out Against Proposed Changes In Alcohol Ordinance

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    The City of Savannah is in the beginning stages of updating its alcohol ordinance. The proposed changes will not only impact businesses but also consumers. Some proposed changes include additional security requirements for bars and clubs on the weekends, further protection to keep minors from accessing alcohol, extending the to-go cup boundary, and recognition of brewers, caterers and brew pubs. Currently, those who are under 21 are not allowed in Savannah bars. A proposed change would also k... More>>

    Proposed Alcohol Ordinance Would Extend To-Go Cup Boundary To Forsyth Park

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    The City of Savannah is in the beginning stages of updating its alcohol ordinance. The proposed changes will not only impact businesses but also consumers. One issue up for debate is expanding the boundary for to-go cups to include Forsyth Park. Currently, those 21 and up can drink alcohol outside in plastic cups in the area that stretches south on Jones Street, to East Broad Street and to West Boundary Street. Under the proposal, the to-go cup boundary would expand between Drayton and Whi... More>>

    Whale Branch First Grader Killed in Accident

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    A first grader at Whale Branch Elementary was killed Monday night when a utility trailer fell on top of him. More>>

    SCMPD: Searching for Missing Alzheimer's Patient

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    The police is seeking the the public's help locating an elderly, Alzheimer's patient. More>>

    DEVELOPING: GA Power Employee Suffers Electric Shock

    Georgia Power worker shocked Tuesday afternoon while working outside a Springfield home located on Cedar Street. Georgia Power worker shocked Tuesday afternoon while working outside a Springfield home located on Cedar Street.
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    A Georgia Power worker was sent to the hospital Tuesday afternoon with life threatening injuries after being shocked by electricity while working to restore power in a Springfield community, according to the Effingham Fire Department. More>>

    Internet video shows US reporter killed by Islamic State group Video included

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    Internet video purports to show beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by Islamic State group. More>>

    NEW INFORMATION: Man Charged with Felony Murder after Statesboro Bar Fight Video included

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    A 20 year old is in custody, accused of beating 18 Year old GSU freshman Michael Gatto to death inside a club
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    UPDATE: SCMPD "Looking Into" Overtime Bar and Grill After Shooting Outside Video included

    Devonte Mumford was shot and killed outside Overtime Bar and Grill Friday night (pic courtesy Facebook) Devonte Mumford was shot and killed outside Overtime Bar and Grill Friday night (pic courtesy Facebook)
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    Overtime, a bar next to Savannah State's Campus, has seen criminal trouble before More>>

    ACE Has Plan to Recoup $288,000 Shortfall

    The Beaufort-Jasper Academy for Career Excellence or ACE -- will have to reach into its piggy bank to recoup some $288,000, after funding was cut earlier this summer.That's how much the Beaufort County School District cut from its funding for the school and will be putting towards technology initiatives in their schools. But students at ACE say their's is an education some say is worth fighting for. Orlein Escoto is a senior in the barber program at ACE, a program he says is helping make his... More>>

    Pooler Home Struck by Lightning During Storm

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    The Pooler Fire Department says a home on Tahoe Street was struck by lightning during Tuesday afternoon's storm. More>>

    PHOTOS: Hail and Lightning Seen Across the Coastal Empire

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    Heavy rain, lightning and hail has been spotted across portions of the Coastal Empire this afternoon. More>>

    Local Union in Mourning After Fatality at International Paper

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    Jimmy Ray got the phone call Sunday night. A member of I.B.E.W. Local 508 had been found dead at International Paper. But it was about losing a colleague. It was about losing a friend. " More>>

    Man arrested for Bulloch County assault

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    Bulloch County Sheriff's Office patrol deputies were dispatched to East Georgia Regional Medical Center on Sunday for a Hispanic man who had been severely beaten. The 23-year-old victim suffered from a broken jaw, broken chin, and multiple contusions. He told deputies he had been beaten at a residence in the 100 block of Bird Rd by another man. Deputies responded to the Bird Rd location and found a large amount of blood inside the mobile home. They also spoke with a Hispanic female witness wh... More>>

    Family: Joan Rivers on life support

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    Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office. More>>

    SCMP Investigating Shooting at 38th & MLK

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    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police confirm that they are investigating a Tuesday afternoon shooting near the corner of 38th and MLK. More>>

    Another American Doctor Infected With Ebola, Charity Says

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    Another American missionary doctor has tested positive for Ebola, an aid group said Tuesday. More>>

    Beaufort County Deputies searching for fraud suspects

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    Deputies in Beaufort are trying to identify two men that may have used stolen credit card information to make purchases at home supply stores in Bluffton. It happened on May 14th. Deputies say the first purchase was made at the Lowes at 35 Malphrus Road and a few minutes later the same information was used at the Home Depot at 20 Gateway Village. Anyone with information is urged to call Cpl. Parnell at 843-225-3310. More>>

    SCDPS Says 13 People Killed on SC Roads Over Labor Day Weekend

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    The South Carolina Department of Public Safety says preliminary reports show13 people were killed onSouth Carolinahighways during the Labor Day holiday period. More>>

    One person airlifted from Effingham accident

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     Officials with the Effingham County Sheriff's Office say one person had to be airlifted from an accident at Tommy Long and High Bluff Road Tuesday morning. 


     
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    PHOTOS: Dutch Artist Creates Giant White Rabbit in Taiwan

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    The Dutch artist who made famous the giant yellow ducky has created another huge animal for Taiwan's arts festival — a massive white rabbit, measuring 82-feet tall and crafted out of weatherproof paper. More>>

    SC Highway Patrol Investigating Fatal Hit and Run

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    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says they are investigating a fatal hit and run that happened early Monday morning on Yemassee Highway in Hampton County. More>>

    VIDEO: Grandfather Under Fire After Dumping Ice Water on 10-month-old Video included

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    Some people say a grandfather must have been out of his mind when he poured freezing cold water on his 10-month-old grand-baby. More>>

    Tech Tuesday: School Scheduling Apps

    Whether it's college students... or younger ones... getting back to school means getting back on a schedule. Several new smart phone apps aim to assist with that challenge. Mark Barger gives us a look in Tech Tuesday. More>>

    • S.C. Teen Suing DMV Over Driver's License Photo

      S.C. Teen Suing DMV Over Driver's License Photo

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:19:54 GMT
      Chase Culpepper, 16,  speaks to the media Tuesday about his lawsuit against the South Carolina DMV.Chase Culpepper, 16, speaks to the media Tuesday about his lawsuit against the South Carolina DMV.
      An Anderson County teen is suing the South Carolina DMV because DMV employees made the 16-year-old boy remove his makeup when he went to get his driver's license in March.
      An Anderson County teen is suing the South Carolina DMV because DMV employees made the 16-year-old boy remove his makeup when he went to get his driver's license in March.
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    • Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

      Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:24:25 GMT
      Police reports released Tuesday say a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much...
      An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a...
    • Son of ex-Bush aide pleads guilty in Md. slaying

      Son of ex-Bush aide pleads guilty in Md. slaying

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:23:43 GMT
      The son of a former aide to President George W. Bush has pleaded guilty to killing a friend with a hatchet and will be committed to a state psychiatric facility.
      The son of a former aide to President George W. Bush has pleaded guilty to killing a friend with a hatchet and will be committed to a state psychiatric facility.
    • Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

      Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:11:56 GMT
      Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast...
      Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast fishing...
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    • Wedding canceled, but party goes on for charity

      Wedding canceled, but party goes on for charity

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:34:20 GMT
      Former groom decides to turn canceled wedding reception into fundraiser for needy children.Former groom decides to turn canceled wedding reception into fundraiser for needy children.
      A charity event in Pittsburgh raised thousands of dollars to benefit sick kids in developing countries Sunday. The background to the ball is one man's story of turning disappointment into generosity. For Phil Laboon this wasn't exactly the church entrance he planned to make on his wedding day. Phil's relationship had ended and the wedding he and his former bride planned had been canceled. But Phil decided to carry on, and host the reception in the name of a charity. Phil said, "That's like l...
      A charity event in Pittsburgh raised thousands of dollars to benefit sick kids in developing countries Sunday. The background to the ball is one man's story of turning disappointment into generosity. For Phil Laboon this wasn't exactly the church entrance he planned to make on his wedding day. Phil's relationship had ended and the wedding he and his former bride planned had been canceled. But Phil decided to carry on, and host the reception in the name of a charity. Phil said, "That's like l...
    • 32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

      32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:45 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:45:53 GMT
      Image courtesy WKRN-TVImage courtesy WKRN-TV
      Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.
      Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.
    • Transgender teen to sue SC over license photo

      Transgender teen to sue SC over license photo

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:37 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:37:33 GMT
      An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.The Transgender Legal Defense Education Fund said it will file a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday. The boy, Chase Culpepper, his mother and the director of the fund also plan to talk to reporters in Columbia.The DMV wouldn't let Culpepper wear his makeup for the...
      An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.The Transgender Legal Defense Education Fund said it will file a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday. The boy, Chase Culpepper, his mother and the director of the fund also plan to talk to reporters in Columbia.The DMV wouldn't let Culpepper wear his makeup for the...
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    • WEATHER: Waterspout Spotted Off the Coast of Tybee Island

      WEATHER: Waterspout Spotted Off the Coast of Tybee Island

      Friday, August 1 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:51:17 GMT
      The National Weather Service confirms that a water spout was spotted off the coast of Tybee Island on Friday morning. The Chatham Count Emergency Management agency says the island did activate its outdoor warning system and cleared the beach.At this time, weather reports do not indicated the waterspout will make landfall, but it is recommended to avoid the beach until the storm has passed.
      The National Weather Service confirms that a water spout was spotted off the coast of Tybee Island on Friday morning. The Chatham Count Emergency Management agency says the island did activate its outdoor warning system and cleared the beach.At this time, weather reports do not indicated the waterspout will make landfall, but it is recommended to avoid the beach until the storm has passed.
    • PHOTOS: First Day of School 2014

      PHOTOS: First Day of School 2014

      Friday, August 1 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:21:27 GMT
      This is a look at your First Day of School pictures from across the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.
      This is a look at your First Day of School pictures from across the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.
    • Local Flooding and Weather Damage

      Local Flooding and Weather Damage

      Friday, July 11 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-07-11 18:44:14 GMT
      These are pictures and videos of local flooding and weather damage from around the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.
      These are pictures and videos of local flooding and weather damage from around the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.
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