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Pooler Council delays vote on hookah lounge

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:07pm
A representative for the owner of a Pooler restaurant and hookah lounge argued Monday that a public smoking ban that went into effect in the city this year doesn't apply to the business.

Gnats strike late, pull out win

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:45pm
The Rome Braves broke out of a season-long batting slump in a big way Monday night rapping out 11 hits against four Savannah Sand Gnats pitchers.

Savannah man charged in brother's shooting

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:17pm
A 26-year-old Savannah man has been charged with two offenses by Savannah-Chatham police and is being held on warrants from two Georgia counties after shooting his brother in a domestic dispute Monday afternoon.

Steady Singh belts out win at Challenger tennis

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 7:42pm
Sanam Singh didn't have any reason to argue during his first-round match on Monday at the Savannah Challenger. He didn't hit any shots between his legs either.

Some want body-camera police videos in S.C. kept from public

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 6:34pm
Some want S.C. body-camera police videos kept from public COLUMBIA, S.C. - Though supportive of requiring police to wear body cameras, authorities are pushing lawmakers to limit the public's access to the video footage.

Braves' McKirahan suspended 80 games

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 6:02pm
ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan was suspended for 80 games Monday following a positive test for a banned substance under Major League Baseball's drug program.

Savannah woman pleads guilty to fifth DUI, sentenced to maximum year in prison

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 5:47pm
Sheila Faye Conley on Monday pleaded guilty to a charge of driving under the influence on Christmas Eve - her fifth lifetime arrest for DUI - and was sentenced to 12 months in jail and a $1,000 fine, the maximum term the law allows.

Adopt us -- Effingham animal shelter

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 5:23pm
Eight “Heinz 57” puppies that were left at the Effingham County animal shelter are available for adoption this week.

Ga. Supreme Court considering whether prosecutors must prove lack of consent in child sexual-battery cases

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:02pm
A law updated in 2003 defines sexual battery as touching without consent, and a separate law says no one under the age of 16 has the legal capacity to give consent.

Disney, Pixar leader to speak to SCAD graduates

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:58pm
His son is one of the graduates.

6 from Minnesota charged with trying to join Islamic State

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:14pm
The six were arrested Sunday in Minneapolis and San Diego and are scheduled to make initial appearances in federal court on Monday.

Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women's race

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:10pm
Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia has won the 119th Boston Marathon in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 9 minutes, 17 seconds.