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ASU talk focuses on vertical agriculture to save space, help environment

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 9:40pm
For Dickson Despommier and other proponents of vertical agriculture, the future of farming is looking up. Literally.

Tybee Council considers increasing their pay

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 9:40pm
The Tybee Island City Council is thinking about giving council members a pay raise. During the council's Thursday meeting, Mayor Pro Tem Wanda Doyle suggested hiking the salaries of the mayor and council by $200.

LOCAL COLLEGES: Georgia Southern sweeps No. 18 Georgia in baseball

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 8:17pm
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern won two games Sunday - 1-0 in the completion of Saturday's suspended game and 4-3 in the regularly scheduled game - to complete a three-game sweep of No. 18 Georgia at J.I. Clements Stadium.

Coleman receives grand marshal sash and medals at 2015 Investiture Ceremony

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 7:47pm
On Sunday in front of a sea of green jackets and dresses, the 2015 Savannah St. Patrick's Day Parade Grand Marshal Hugh E. Coleman made his title official during his Investiture Ceremony at the Civic Center.

Jimmie Johnson pulls away for Atlanta Sprint Cup win

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 6:31pm
HAMPTON - Jimmie Johnson's race team was too slow getting his car through inspection for Friday's qualifying session at the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. He made up for it with the fastest race car in Sunday's main event.

MLB's first black Latino star Minnie Minoso dies

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 5:51pm
CHICAGO - When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the "Cuban Comet" was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox.

DONALD HEATH: Local colleges have big dreams within grasp

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 5:12pm
Two days into March and the madness is already here. Georgia Southern would be sitting pretty in the Sun Belt Conference basketball standings if it could have won Saturday night in Lafayette.

Republicans take another crack at tax reform

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 3:35pm
ATLANTA - Republican legislative leaders feel they have a surefire way to stimulate job creation: tax reform.

Peach State gears up for a rare big week for men's hoops

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 2:56pm
For a state that has gone through quite the dry spell in men's hoops, this is shaping up to be an important week.

Will Smith's 'Focus' tops box office with $19.1 million

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 1:57pm
Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" dethroned "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star.

Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 1:00pm
Samsung is departing from its signature plastic design and producing its next flagship phone with a metal frame and a glass back. The new Galaxy S6 phone looks stylish, not cheap.


Sun, 03/01/2015 - 12:49pm
South Effingham High School held its annual talent show on Saturday night at the high school. Overall winner of 16 acts was the band, Blackie Oakwood and the Classy San Diegians.

Newspaper: Nurse who survived Ebola says hospital failed her

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 12:08pm
A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease.

Chicago's 1st black major league baseball player Minoso dies

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 11:08am
Minnie Minoso, who hit a two-run home run in his first at-bat when he became major league baseball's first black player in Chicago in 1951, has died, the Cook County medical examiner said Sunday.

After weather delay, GA to perform rare execution of a woman

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 10:05am
After getting a temporary reprieve when her execution was postponed because of winter weather conditions forecast to hit the state, the only woman on Georgia's death row is again set for execution Monday.

Vermont town could let those ages 16, 17, vote locally

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 9:43am
Residents of Brattleboro, Vermont, will vote on a ballot item that would let 16- and 17-year-olds vote in local elections.

Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 8:55am
A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays — and their combined ages will be 212.

Astronauts take 3rd spacewalk to complete tricky cable job

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 8:21am
Spacewalking astronauts ventured out for the third time in just over a week Sunday to complete an extensive, tricky cable job at the International Space Station.


Sun, 03/01/2015 - 7:12am
Obituaries from today's Savannah Morning News.

Warriors survive wild fourth quarter battle to beat Rutland, reach finals

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:15pm
COLUMBUS - Jenkins coach Bakari Bryant had watched a 16-point fourth-quarter lead disappear as Rutland came charging back to take a lead. But his senior point guard, Eric Johnson, told his coach he wanted the ball in his hands down the stretch.