The city has developed some new rules to protect the health of carriage tour horses, well ahead of the summer’s grueling heat and the usual call from concerned residents for stricter regulations.
The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a current grand jury scam. County residents are being contacted over the phone where they are being informed that they have a “failure to appear warrant” or have failed to appear for a grand jury summons and now need to pay a cash bond or risk being arrested. The individuals making the calls are instructing citizens to pay the bond amount at the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office using the kiosk in the front lobby via a “Green dot Card.”
ATLANTA (AP) — Rock guitarist Rick Derringer has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a $1,000 fine after stepping off a Delta Air Lines flight from Mexico with a loaded handgun in Atlanta’s airport.
WASHINGTON — Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress in an effort to put a face on those who could be hurt by the Republican’s policies.
Andrew Jones has received the Annie F. Oliver Award for Volunteer of the Year awarded by Savannah Speech and Hearing Center. Jones, a senior at Armstrong State University, volunteered more than 85 hours at the center and its Sound Start School.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is blaming the FBI for failing to stop leaks to the media, saying the information being reported is classified and could have a “devastating effect” on the country.
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating a double shooting that occurred on Savannah’s westside at Rogers and Kirkland Streets around 11:45 p.m. Friday night.
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump used his first presidential appearance before the nation’s largest gathering of conservative activists on Friday to sharply escalate his criticism of the news media and take direct aim at the use of anonymous sources. Reporters “shouldn’t be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody’s name,” he declared, just hours after members of his own staff held a press briefing and refused to allow their names to be used.
WASHINGTON — White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked top FBI officials to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump’s campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, according to three White House officials. Democrats accused Priebus of interfering in a pending investigation.
Beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, Savannah’s Mobility & Parking Services department will begin selling parking spaces for the St. Patrick’s Day celebration on March 16-19.
Three long-term Richmond Hill Police officers are no longer with the department.
An Open Records Request filed by Bryan County Now relating to the terminations of Maj. Mike Albritton, Det. Doug Salhberg and Sgt. Luke Harris produced documents signed by Salhberg and Harris stating that they had both “resigned in lieu of termination” on Feb. 16. Richmond Hill City Clerk Dawnne Greene said that the paperwork relating to Albritton’s resignation would not be ready until next week.
Bills to curtail transgender people’s access to public restrooms are pending in about a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered opposition.
OPPORTUNITY, Mont. — George Niland wonders whether he should wear a respirator when he mows his lawn. Serge Myers laments not being able to garden in his backyard. Rob Phillips puzzles over why his 22 acres have been marked as an unblemished island surrounded by a sea of contamination.
Savannah-Chatham Metro police will be operating radar hot spots along DeRenne Avenue.
Black people who celebrate the civil rights movement and white people who commemorate the Civil War are suddenly finding themselves fighting on the same side in historic Selma, Alabama: against City Hall.
WASHINGTON — In a White House laden with competing power centers, a trio of military men has emerged as a force to be reckoned with.
On a chilly afternoon last month, Austin Harter handed me an oyster he had just pulled from a bed on the banks of Bryan Creek. He popped open its shell, rinsed it in the water next to the boat and held it for me in his muddy glove. “It should taste clean and salty,” he said.
St. Joseph’s/Candler officials Thursday announced plans to build a “micro hospital” in Pooler to better serve patients from westside Savannah and outlying areas as they expand their regional appeal.