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Savannah police chief accused of sexual harassment of fellow cop

Savannah police chief accused of sexual harassment of fellow cop

Allegations of sexual harassment by Savannah-Chatham Police Chief Willie Lovett have been made by a departmen t police officer and are being investigated by an outside law firm, City Manager…

County gives bank one more chance to sell foreclosed on property

The Brantley County Board of Commissioners decided at a called meeting Tuesday to allow the bank which owns several foreclosed properties near Atkinson one more chance to sell the plots,…

Former Heron tennis player earns top honors

Former Heron tennis player earns top honors

Sophomore Peerada Looareesuwan of the University of the District of Columbia women's tennis team has earned East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week honors for her performance in the ITA…

USPS wants a three-cent increase in first-class postage stamps

The financially struggling Postal Service is seeking a 3-cent increase in the cost of mailing a letter – and that would raise the price of a first-class stamp to 49…

Former UGA football player Paul Oliver, 29, commits suicide

Paul Oliver, a football stand-out at Harrison High School and the University of Georgia who later played in the NFL, died Tuesday evening at a Marietta residence of a self-inflicted…

Army officials consider banning tattoos on soldiers

New army recruits would be banned from getting tattoos on their forearms,lower legs, and above their necklines. There’s a story behind each one. For Cody Turner, it’s a reminder of…

Savannah’s film office director suspended

A special Savannah Film Commission meeting was held and the 19-member advisory board was apparently caught off guard by the decision to suspend Jay Self, the city’s Film Services Office…

Officials at Kings Bay Naval Station confident in security system

Kings Bay has security checkpoints that increase in vigilance as vehicles get closer to the waterfront where Ohio-class submarines are ported while the boats are resupplied and repairs are made.…

Memorial University Medical Center sues Savannah, Chatham County over unpaid bills

Unpaid medical claims for police detainees at the hospital total $443,714.94 for medical treatment from July 31, 2010 through September 20. Source: Savannah Morning News Bartow County to offer free flu…

LaGrange couple farms vertically

Terry Luebbers and his wife, Sarah Hensley set out to create a new growing system that makes food production more efficient. Working in their greenhouse and using methods borrowed from…

East Georgia State College’s fifth president to be invested Friday

Robert “Bob” Boehmer’s investiture will be held Friday morning. Source: Statesboro Herald Ogeechee Technical College shows slight enrollment increase Source: Statesboro Herald  Brewton-Parker president to retire December 31 Dr. Mike Simoneaux was…

Little Vine Vineyards in Carroll County has first grape harvest

It’s the county’s first harvest in nearly 100 years. Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian  International agriculture event highlights Claxton Fruitcake business Source: Statesboro Herald Fresh Frozen Foods LLC of Jefferson to be sold for…

Port expansion bill heads to U.S. House

The bill authorizes the amount of money that can be spent on the project. But it will be the federal budget that will provide the main source of money. The…

Canceled wedding turns into party for homeless in Atlanta

Willie and Carol Fowler of Roswell decided to donate their daughter’s wedding reception to 200 homeless people from Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless since it was already paid for;…

Mamie Magnolia Mitchell, 58

September 23, 2013 – Mamie Magnolia Mitchell, 58, of 109 Hall St. in Nahunta passed Monday  at the residence embraced with the presence of her son and her sisters. Visitation…

Guide dog killed while saving boy

ATLANTA —  ”Simon” the boxer was a guide dog for Dave Furukawa, who is blind. Dave says the boxer was his best friend. But their bond got even deeper when…

BCHS student charged with threatening teacher

BCHS student charged with threatening teacher

Reports indicate Binkley was advised by school staff to comply with the school dress code and he responded by threatening the staff member in the presence of other staff members.…

Should Georgia wipe clean some criminal records?

Sarah Hamilton’s January arrest based on a mistaken identity has kept the whole family in turmoil even after police dropped the charges against the 26-year-old former honor graduate, her father…