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Some of the youngest opioid victims are curious toddlers

2 hours 53 min ago

Curious toddlers find the drugs in a mother’s purse or accidentally dropped on the floor. Sometimes a parent fails to secure the child-resistant cap on a bottle of painkillers.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Three-vehicle crash shuts down portion of Hwy 144 on Fort Stewart

4 hours 18 min ago

A three-vehicle accident has closed Highway 144 on Fort Stewart from Old Sunbury Road to Interstate 95. 

Drivers should seek alternate routes.

Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future

4 hours 36 min ago

Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids, has said that after years of losing money that there is “substantial doubt” it will be able to keep its doors open. But it also insisted that its actions to turn around its business should help reduce that risk.

Radar hot spot for March 23, 2017

5 hours 59 min ago

Savannah-Chatham Metro police will be operating radar hot spots along Montgomery Crossroad.

Black lawmakers say they had candid conversation with Trump

7 hours 3 min ago

WASHINGTON — Black lawmakers emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday saying the president was at least willing to listen to their concerns that his policies and positions could hurt their African-American constituents.

Spying claim by Intel chair renews fight over Russia probe

7 hours 18 min ago

WASHINGTON — Private communications of Donald Trump and his presidential transition team may have been scooped up by American intelligence officials monitoring other targets and improperly distributed throughout spy agencies, the chairman of the House intelligence committee said Wednesday — an extraordinary public airing of often-secret information that brought swift protests from Democrats.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:46pm

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.

Tax questions? Ask our experts

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:35pm

Today’s the day: Ask anything.

Budget cuts deep into local, state coastal programs

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 7:27pm

A nonprofit advocacy official says deep cuts proposed by the Trump administration to natural resources agencies will disproportionately hurt jobs and the environment along the coast in Georgia.

Savannah developing new incentives for downtown residential development

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 6:57pm

The city is working to ensure that Savannah’s downtown remains a place where people can live as well as visit, as a growing number of hotels and vacation rentals are built to accommodate tourists.

WATCH: Armstrong’s female athletes ‘rise’ in new video for final season

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 6:10pm

Get pumped up for the final season of Armstrong sports with a dose of Katy Perry.

Savannah-Chatham police search for missing teen

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 5:01pm

Savannah-Chatham police are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 13-year-old girl who was last seen Tuesday. 

Kelli Allen was last seen around 1 a.m. on the 800 block of Kline Street with her friend, Jay’are Brown, siad Keturah Greene, police spokeswoman. 

Allen is described as a black female standing 5 feet 6 inches and weighing approximately 155 pounds. She wears her hair styled in an afro and was wearing a maroon jacket and maroon shoes. 

She was spotted near the Bull Street Library on the 200 block of Bull Street later that day. 

‘Mercy Street’ actor gives career advice to Armstrong theater students

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 5:01pm

A group of Armstrong State University theater students crowded around the stage in Jenkins Hall on Wednesday to listen to actor Mark McCullough discuss the intricacies of self-branding and self-marketing in the movie industry.

Trump feels ‘somewhat’ vindicated after Nunes intel briefing

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:27pm

WASHINGTON — Communications of Donald Trump’s transition officials — possibly including the incoming president himself — may have been scooped up in legal surveillance but then improperly distributed throughout the intelligence community, the chairman of the House intelligence committee said Wednesday.

‘Gong Show’ creator Chuck Barris dies at 87

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:17pm

NEW YORK — Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included “The Dating Game,” ”The Newlywed Game” and that infamous factory of cheese, “The Gong Show,” has died. He was 87.

After surgery, Ga. Sen. Isakson could miss crucial votes

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:43pm

ATLANTA — Sen. Johnny Isakson is recuperating from his second back surgery this year at his Georgia home, complicating Republican leaders’ plans as they count the votes for the GOP health care overhaul and a Supreme Court nominee.

BiS in brief: Crop damage, Customs donation, business seminar

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 2:56pm

U.S. Customs to give goods to United Way

At least 2 dead in car rampage, knife attack in London

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 1:39pm

LONDON — A vehicle mowed down pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge, killing at least one woman and leaving others with injuries described as catastrophic. Around the same time Wednesday, a knife-wielding attacker stabbed a police officer and was shot on the grounds outside Britain’s Parliament, sending the compound into lockdown. Authorities said they were treating the attacks as a terrorist incident.

Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron bond and bicker in new trailer for Savannah-shot movie, “Baywatch”

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:37pm

(Disclaimer: The trailer contains adult language and may not be suitable for younger viewers.)