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Simmons honored for 21 years at Rincon

4 hours 7 min ago
Rincon's city council members recently gave Wanda Hendrix Simmons a silver tray to commemorate her 21 years of service to the city. Simmons, who was city clerk and personnel manager, resigned in July so she could start her own business.

Garden City moves ahead with appraisals for Town Center property

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:01pm
With interest in the property on the uptick, officials in Garden City are taking steps to prep about 20 acres of real estate in the Town Center for future sale.

Ga officials: Palmetto not a pipeline company

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:00pm
Georgia officials are asking the judge hearing the Palmetto Pipeline case to throw out the company's appeal on a technicality.

Top general recommends keeping more US troops in Afghanistan

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 8:43pm
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan recommended on Tuesday that President Barack Obama revise his plan and keep more than 1,000 U.S. troops in the country beyond 2016, just days after a deadly U.S. airstrike "mistakenly struck" a hospital during fierce fighting in the north.

Medical examiner: No single cause of death in Mathew Ajibade case

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 8:11pm
A state medical examiner testified on Tuesday that Mathew Ajibade’s “sudden death” stemmed from an altercation with law enforcement at the Chatham County jail, but stopped short of blaming any one cause.

Dog rescued after fall into crack at Volcanoes National Park

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 7:19pm
A Big Island family was reunited with their dog after a rescue team removed the Labrador retriever trapped in a crack in the earth at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Savannah-Chatham police investigate Tuesday afternoon stabbing

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 6:36pm
Savannah-Chatham police detectives seek information on a cutting that left a man seriously injured Tuesday afternoon. At about 12:46 p.m., police responded to Memorial University Medical Center where a 22-year-old man sought treatment of a stab wound.

Savannah-Chatham police investigate Monday night robbery

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 6:34pm
Savannah-Chatham police are investigating a robbery at the 400 block of West Congress Lane Monday night. The incident reportedly occurred at about 9 p.m. as a man walked through Congress Lane, said Eunicia Baker, Savannah-Chatham police spokeswoman.

Team president Hart says Atlanta 'will be better' following 67-win finish

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 6:14pm
ATLANTA - The last time the Atlanta Braves finished below 70 wins was 1990, when they were in a rebuilding process based on pitching.

GSU's Fritz looks to get players focused during bye week

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 6:09pm
Sometimes a bye week can come at a bad time. A team can be mentally focused, playing well and accustomed to the grind. Suddenly the players have to wait a week before they face their next opponent.

South Carolina cleans up, but worries remain amid floods

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 5:43pm
The family of Miss South Carolina 1954 found her flood-soaked pageant scrapbook on a dining room floor littered with dead fish on Tuesday, as the first sunny day in nearly two weeks provided a chance to clean up from historic floods.

Michigan factory supervisor wins $310.5M Powerball ticket

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 4:50pm
A supervisor at a Michigan fiberglass factory who won a $310.5 million Powerball jackpot said Tuesday that she immediately quit her one-time "nasty, dirty" job and will buy land to build houses for her family.

Savannah’s Benedictine and Calvary Day hold on to top spots in prep football poll

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 4:11pm
Savannah’s Benedictine Military School remains the top school in Class AA prep football, while Calvary Day held its third place ranking in Class A, according to the Georgia Sports Writers Association Prep Football Poll.

Arrests made, drugs seized after spike in Savannah-area heroin overdoses

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:56pm
County drug agents say they've made arrests after what they're calling "an alarming spike" in Savannah-area heroin overdoses. Early Monday afternoon, Diego "Slab" Robbins, 22, of Savannah by the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team.

Rincon holds fifth annual scarecrow contest

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:53pm
Homeowners and businesses are being invited to enter Rincon's fifth annual scarecrow contest.

Savannah-Chatham police: Mother tells officers she killed her two children

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:19pm
Police say they are investigating the death of two children in midtown Savannah on Tuesday afternoon. Their mother has been detained for questioning after telling officers she killed the children.

Savannah's The Marshall House named one of most haunted spots in U.S.

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:01pm
The Marshall House was selected as one of the most haunted spots in the United States by USA TODAY’s