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Step Up program offers employer-based low-interest loan program

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 6:08pm
When those out-of-the-blue bills hit, home workers are frequently left with few options other than high-interest rate lenders. Under a new program recently rolled out here, Step Up Savannah Inc.

Zoning board's vote to reject boarding house could spur lawsuit

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 6:07pm
A proposal to build a boarding house in unincorporated Chatham County may wind up going to court after the Chatham County-Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission rejected the plan.

All ingredients in place for mouthwatering Tour de France

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 3:27pm
PARIS - The Tour de France is like a good bouillabaisse, the traditional Mediterranean seafood stew. Take out one ingredient, and it does not taste the same.

Boating law enforcement increases efforts this Fourth of July

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 3:09pm
This Fourth of July, boaters all over the state will head for the waters during the holiday weekend.

Tour de France? More like Tour de-void of Americans

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 2:53pm
As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to represent Cannondale-Garmin at the start line in the Dutch city of Utrecht.

Serena Williams survives Wimbledon scare, to face sister Venus next

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 2:44pm
LONDON - Pushed to the absolute limit, Serena Williams once again found a way to win.

NASCAR: Amy Reimann brings balance, love, happiness to Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 2:39pm
Amy Reimann was hired in 2009 to make changes to Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s house. She wound up changing his life. Reimann heard of the name Earnhardt when she worked at Wakefield Beasley and Associates in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

Man charged with vehicular homicide in Garden City motorcycle wreck

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 2:19pm
Police have charged a 71-year-old man with vehicular homicide in the May 26 traffic death of a motorcyclist in Garden City.

Free fans available to poverty-stricken Savannah residents trying to beat heat

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 2:18pm
Savannah Responds is giving away free box fans to broke residents trying to beat the summer heat. Founder Pete Liakakis says he's buying at least 500 of the fans, and that he'll order "at least" 1,000 if there's demand.

Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 1:48pm
A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.

Savannah-Chatham Police announce traffic plan for July 4th weekend

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:58pm
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are gearing up for this weekend’s July 4th and First Friday festivities; and ask the public to be mindful of traffic conditions in the downtown Savannah area.

German authorities seize tank, other WWII weapons in raid

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:26pm
Authorities seized a 45-ton Panther tank, a flak cannon and multiple other World War II-era military weapons in a raid on a 78-year-old collector's home in northern Germany, prosecutors said Friday.

Rainbow flag stolen from Metropolitan Community Church

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:53am
The church’s aluminum flag pole is bent on its side, and the rainbow flag that represents equality had apparently been ripped off and stolen.

July 4th celebration at Fort McAllister State Park

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 10:43am
July 4th celebration at Fort McAllister State Park

Richmond Hill July 4 celebration is tonght

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 10:04am
The city of Richmond Hill will sponsor an Independence Day Celebration from 5-9:30 p.m. July 3. at J.F. Gregory Park, 521 Cedar St.

Thousands truckin' to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 10:01am
The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur.

Hispanic leaders say Republican Party must condemn Trump

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 9:15am
Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party's presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump, a businessman turned presidential candidate who's refusing to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers.

Here's what's new on Netflix this week

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 8:35am
Here's what's new on Netflix this week

Greece: Poll shows 2 sides neck and neck before referendum

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 7:38am
The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "yes" and "no" answers to a murky question in what an opinion poll suggests could be a very close vote.