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UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in Bee Road homicide

SMN Headlines - 3 hours 24 min ago

Savannah-Chatham police arrested 17-year-old Tanaiveon Johnson Thursday for the shooting death of an 18-year-old man on Bee Road that occurred last week.

Kim Jong Un: ‘Deranged’ Trump will ‘pay dearly’ for threat

SMN Headlines - 3 hours 28 min ago

UNITED NATIONS — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Donald Trump “deranged” and said in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will “pay dearly” for his threats.

Savannah teen gets life plus 10 years in prison in ‘cold-blooded’ slaying of boy, 15

SMN Headlines - 3 hours 29 min ago

A judge on Thursday sentenced Antonio “Tony” Griffin to life plus 10 years in prison for the murder of a 15-year-old in what the judge said was “as cold-blooded as any killing I have ever seen in this courtroom.”

Three Savannah-area firms to expand logistics footprints

SMN Headlines - 3 hours 58 min ago

On Thursday, the Savannah Economic Development Authority announced that three companies — ONL-RBW Logistics, Distribution Services International, Inc. (DSI) and ICON Health &Fitness — will expand their local footprints, bringing another 90 jobs and $42 million in investment to Pooler.

Three named to Savannah Business Hall of Fame

SMN Headlines - 4 hours 26 min ago

Richard A. Estus, John R. Paddison and David E. Paddison will be the honored laureates at the organization’s 18th annual Savannah Business Hall of Fame, sponsored by Junior Achievement of Georgia-Coastal Region, along with Colonial Group, Inc.

Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

SMN Headlines - 4 hours 37 min ago

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The sky was darkening Thursday afternoon as 10-year-old Sarah Jimenez laid out three plastic buckets on her grandmother’s patio in hopes of capturing rainwater.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident closes eastbound I-16 at Chatham Parkway

SMN Headlines - 4 hours 49 min ago

The Chatham Parkway exit at eastbound Interstate 16 is closed due to an accident, according to Savannah-Chatham police.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

SMN Headlines - 4 hours 50 min ago

Email your event at least two weeks in advance to calendar@savannahnow.com. You can also mail to Community Calendar, P.O. Box 1088, Savannah, GA 31402. Announcements are printed daily in the Accent section in chronological order as space allows. For information, call 912-652-0365. See a complete list of events online at savannahnow.com.

Savannah-Chatham police SWAT serves warrant at Edgewater Trace apartments

SMN Headlines - 4 hours 53 min ago

The Savananh-Chatham police department’s SWAT unit is serving a search warrant at the Edgewater Trace apartment complex on Abercorn Street near Truman Parkway.

Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressure

SMN Headlines - 5 hours 23 min ago

NEW YORK — Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators, bowing to pressure that it be more forthcoming with information that could shed light on possible interference in the 2016 presidential election.

A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

SMN Headlines - 12 hours 29 min ago

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire island and triggering landslides and floods.

Savannah man indicted for assaulting deputies in 2016 arrest

SMN Headlines - 13 hours 17 min ago

A Savannah man under indictment for criminal attempt to commit murder in 2015 on Wednesday was indicted for aggravated assault on a peace officer and related offenses against officers trying to arrest him in May 2016.

Savannah-area jobs spike in August, unemployment falls

SMN Headlines - 13 hours 51 min ago

Metro Savannah set a record in August for total jobs, reaching 181,500 for the first time, according to State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.

Trump to look at even stricter cap on refugees

SMN Headlines - 14 hours 3 min ago

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States as the administration works to re-shape American immigration policy, officials say.

Never say never: Shania Twain finds new voice after illness

SMN Headlines - 15 hours 7 min ago

NEW YORK — After becoming a global icon and one of the world’s best-selling singers of all-time, Shania Twain had to utter the scariest five words a vocalist would ever hear: “I may never sing again.”

Jimmy Kimmel: Senator ‘lied right to my face’ on health care

SMN Headlines - 16 hours 21 min ago

Jimmy Kimmel sharply criticized U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy on his late-night show, saying the Louisiana Republican “lied right to my face” by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for the host.

Iranian president: Trump’s UN comments ‘ignorant, absurd’

SMN Headlines - 16 hours 36 min ago

UNITED NATIONS — Iran’s president warned Wednesday that his country will “respond decisively” to any violation of the agreement that reins in its nuclear program and called U.S. President Donald Trump’s “ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric” about Iran unfit for the United Nations.

JOB FAIR on 9/29 and 9/30

Savannah Now Hiring - 21 hours 36 min ago
WASTE MANAGEMENT - WASTE MANAGEMENT JOB FAIR FOR HILTON HEAD & SAVANNAH LOCATIONS! We are looking for dedicated and hardworking CDL Drivers, Helpers and Heavy Eq...

Guyton man arrested on child pornography charges

SMN Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:57pm

A Guyton man has been arrested in a child pornography case.