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TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closure scheduled for Abercorn Street between Veterans Parkway, King George Boulevard

1 hour 58 min ago

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be installing a lane closure on S.R. 204/Abercorn Street westbound between Veterans Parkway and King George Boulevard from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., Wednesday through Friday, according to spokeswoman Jill Nagel.

NASCAR has huge hole to fill after Dale Earnhardt Jr. retires

2 hours 15 min ago

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There was a moment during the Bristol Motor Speedway race that captured the essence of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Radar hot spot for April 26, 2017

3 hours 7 min ago

Savannah-Chatham Metro police will be operating radar hot spots along Highway 80 — Thunderbolt to Tybee.

Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

3 hours 33 min ago

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked any attempt by the Trump administration to withhold funding from “sanctuary cities” that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials, saying the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending.

Optim to combine Millen hospital with Sylvania facility

3 hours 45 min ago

Another rural hospital is closing its doors in Georgia.

Lawmakers suggest former Trump aide Flynn broke US law

3 hours 53 min ago

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law when he failed to seek permission or inform the U.S. government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of a House oversight committee said Tuesday.

Bluffton newspapers deliveries delayed

7 hours 31 min ago

Due to a delivery truck accident, Wednesday’s Bluffton Today, Beaufort Today and The Sun Today will be delivered later today.


Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:46pm

Email your event at least two weeks in advance to 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. See a complete list of events online at

OnFood: Scallions and pasta: Take advantage of the seasonal green onion

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:42pm

Poor little scallions.

Vox Populi: ‘Thank you President Trump for appointing Jeff Sessions as attorney general.’

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:43pm

“My wife has a great idea. Give Trump a virtual reality device so he can go sit in the corner and see millions of people cheering for him, which will make him very happy. In the meantime, the vice president and the grown-ups in Trump’s staff will run our country and hopefully not screw it up too bad.”

Shabazz talks future of fairgrounds at town hall

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 9:09pm

Savannah Alderwoman Estella Shabazz assured residents on Tuesday that a film and movie production company located on the former Coastal Empire Fairgrounds will benefit the city as Savannah continues to grow as a popular filming destination.

Appeal challenges downtown hotel’s height

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 7:19pm

The City of Savannah Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday will hear a petition challenging the bonus story of a proposed hotel at Tattnall and Liberty Streets.

Judge dismisses spill suit against Kinder Morgan

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 7:13pm

A lawsuit filed against pipeline company Kinder Morgan was dismissed last week.

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after season

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 7:10pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It’s never easy to be the son of a legend, especially when he is a tough-as-nails hero and the most feared man in his profession.

Murder defendant all over the board in renditions of 2016 Georgetown slaying

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 6:53pm

Testimony in the murder trial of David Miller Newman on Tuesday showed a revolving rendition of his claims that went from being unarmed to acting in self-defense in the 2016 slaying of an employee in Georgetown.

CAT proposes $25M budget, possible tax rate hike for Fiscal Year 2018

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 6:40pm

The Board of Directors for Chatham Area Transit is proposing a $25 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year that assumes an uptick in passenger fare revenues and recommends a slight increase to the transit tax rate.

Officials seek input for Savannah’s strategic plan

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 6:39pm

The sun was shining, the skies were clear and there was a cool breeze blowing as city officials took turns at the podium in Johnson Square on Tuesday afternoon.

Savannah-Chatham police seek suspect in auto theft and credit card fraud case

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 5:44pm

Savannah-Chatham police ‘s Islands Precinct detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a man wanted for questioning in an auto theft and credit card fraud case.

GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending talks advance

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 5:02pm

WASHINGTON — Congressional negotiators on Tuesday inched toward a potential agreement on a catchall spending bill that would deny President Donald Trump’s request for immediate funding to construct a wall along the Mexico border. The emerging measure would increase the defense budget and eliminate the threat of a government shutdown on Trump’s 100th day in office this Saturday.