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    PHOTOS: Accident Causes Car to Flip

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    An accident in Savannah's historic district caused a car to flip on its side tonight. This is on West Park Avenue at Whitaker Street. More>>

    Free Baseball Camp Returns to Grayson

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    Boys and girls age 8-12 will get lessons about baseball and The Bible at a free baseball camp coming up November 1-2 at Historic Grayson Stadium. The 12th annual Sycamore at the Stadium Baseball camp will once again feature instruction from a number of former college and professional players—including former major leaguers Wade Rowdon and Damion Moss. More>>

    NAACP Urging Sunday Voter, Still Concerned about Voter Registration

    The NAACP in Savannah is hoping on Sunday that church goers make a stop on the way home. To the election office at 1117 Eisenhower Drive for Sunday voting.
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    SC high school football coach fired after team used "watermelons' during celebration, reports say

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    Academic Magnet High School is searching for a new head football coach after former head coach, Bud Walpole, was firedfor allegations of inappropriate post game celebrations. According to reports the football team began smashing a watermelon after every victory this season More>>

    Plant City boy 16, faces 106 charges in child porn case Video included

    Jared Kyle Henry, 16, is being held on $802,000 bond. Hillsborough Co. Jail booking photo Jared Kyle Henry, 16, is being held on $802,000 bond. Hillsborough Co. Jail booking photo
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    Investigators think there could be more victims in a disturbing child porn case involving a Plant City teenager facing more than 100 charges. More>>

    UPDATE: No Foul Play Connected to Body Found in Creek

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    Victim's name not being released to public
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    Sand Throwing Ceremony to be held for Tybee Island beach renourishment

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    The City of Tybee Island and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District are scheduled to host a Sand Throwing Ceremony to signal the beginning of work on the shoreline protection project. More>>

    List of Recalled Vehicles for Potentially Faulty Air Bags Video included

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    U.S. safety regulators are warning owners of more than 4.7 million vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately. More>>

    Long County crash tied to different crimes, different States

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    It was revealed Tuesday that Saturday's fatal crash in Long County has a bizarre back story. 59-year-old Gina Marie Pepin of Panama City Beach, Florida was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Georgia State Patrol Officer Eric Wilkes said the accident appears to have been intentional because of items found in the couple's Richmond Hill hotel room. Today investigators said those items were a suicide note and traces of blood. That blood is from self inflicted slashes to the throat in ... More>>

    VIDEO: Bear Cub Wanders into Rite Aid Video included

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    A bear cub was recently caught wandering through an Oregon Rite Aid. More>>

    SCMP Charge Convicted Sex Offender with Rape of Elderly Woman

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    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police have charged 62-year-old James Thomas Bateman with the rape of a senior woman in Savannah last Wednesday. More>>

    2014 Holiday Hope Registration Information

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    It may only be October, but we're already gearing up for the holidays here at WSAV. More>>

    New Poll Says Many Americans Fear they Will Get Ebola

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    A new poll says many Americans are fearful they or a family member will contract Ebola. More>>

    CVS develops tobacco-free prescription network

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    First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes. The nation's second-largest drugstore chain is developing a new tobacco-free pharmacy network for clients of its Caremark pharmacy benefits management business. The network would slap an extra co-payment on patients who fill their prescriptions at stores that still sell tobacco. That payment won't apply to prescriptions f... More>>

    Korean War Vet Fights for His Right to Fly his Flag Video included

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    A Korean war veteran says the flagpole in his Greenfield, Indiana front yard stands for freedom. His homeowners association says the flagpole breaks the rules. More>>

    Homeland Security Orders New Screening for Ebola

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    The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers for the deadly disease. More>>

    VIDEO: Runaway Horse Caught on Camera in NYC Video included

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    New York City Police chased a runaway horse through the city on Sunday. NBC News says the horse escaped its stables on 37th Street in Hell's Kitchen. More>>

    CEMA And Community Leaders Gather to Plan Hazard Mitigation

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    Officials with Chatham County and each of it's municipalities have gathered in Garden City today to plan an update to the area's Hazard Mitigation Plan. More>>

    SC Jobless Rate Climbs Again, Now At 6.6%

    Nationally, the unemployment rate decreased to 5.9 percent in September from 6.1 percent in August. Nationally, the unemployment rate decreased to 5.9 percent in September from 6.1 percent in August.
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    South Carolina's unemployment rate grew in September to 6.6 percent. It's the third consecutive monthly increase in the jobless figure.The Department of Employment and Workforce reports that was an increase of three-tenths of a percentage point from the revised 6.3 reported in August. More>>

    Local Business Wins "American Made,' Award

    Another local business is up for Martha Stewart's "American Made" award. This time its lowcountry artist, Chase Allen who owns the "Iron Fish Studio" on Daufuskie Island.Daufuskie Island is a relatively quiet place...aside from the sounds of creativity at work at the Iron Fish studio. Chase Allen transforms metal into art, from mermaids to marlins, he does it all, and he says this is the perfect job for him"I think 50% get it and 50% don't. Some people come over here and think what the hell ... More>>

    AMBUCS Presents Amtrykes to Special Needs Kids Video included

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    Four special needs kids in Savannah, ranging from ages 6 to 16, have something wonderful to smile about this week. Monday night each of them went home with a new, one of a kind, bike thanks to Savannah AMBUCs. More>>

    Living United: Hodge Memorial Day Care

    The United Way's big fundraising campaign is in full swing.More than one hundred programs across the region benefit from your generosity. We're taking a closer look at one... Hodge Memorial Day Care Center.
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    Local NAACP Urges Sunday Voting

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    The Savannah Chapter of the NAACP is hoping members of local African American churches will exercise their right to vote on Sunday. More>>

    Extended Flight Hours at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

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    Some training at the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort could keep you up at night. According to officials, training operation flight hours have been extended through the end of this week. Officials say they appreciate the community's patience during training. Monday, Oct. 20 10 a.m. – 2 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21 10 a.m. – 2 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 10 a.m. – 2 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 10 a.m. – 2 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. More>>

    Our Hometown: Savannah MLK 2015 Theme Contest Underway

    Although the national holiday isn't until January, planning for Savannah's 36th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day is currently underway.
    Students are encouraged to become a part of the celebration by entering the 2015 theme contest.
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    South Carolina DMV Experiencing State Wide System Outage

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    The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles says they are experiencing a temporary statewide system outage. More>>

    Teen survives near-fatal drinking episode

    Larry Jackson says doctors told him Brandon's alcohol level was five times the legal limit. Jackson says Brandon was hooked up to a respirator when he arrived at UT Medical Center. Larry Jackson says doctors told him Brandon's alcohol level was five times the legal limit. Jackson says Brandon was hooked up to a respirator when he arrived at UT Medical Center.
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    A Madisonville dad says his teenage son got so drunk at a party that he was scared the boy wouldn't live.The 17-year-old's blood alcohol level was 0.415, way above the 0.08 DUI limit for adults and into the zone doctors say can be deadly.Two adults face charges. James Blair and Daniel Roberts are accused of giving alcohol to minors. Roberts is also accused of underage drinking.It's a nightmare no parent ever wants to live through. Larry Jackson received a call at work last Thursday from a nei... More>>

    BCSO: Search for Grand Larceny Suspect

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    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect who detectives say stole a stack of payroll checks and cash in excess of about $19,000 from a business.
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    Driver Runs from Garden City Police, Strikes Utility Pole

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    A suspect is in custody after a brief police chase that ended with the suspect's truck crashing into a utility pole Monday night in Garden City. 
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    Man drives SUV into ocean in North Myrtle Beach

    The area where Main Street dead-ends into the beach... Where the man allegedly drove right into the beach, officials say. The area where Main Street dead-ends into the beach... Where the man allegedly drove right into the beach, officials say.
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    North Myrtle Beach authorities say a drunk North Carolina man drove his SUV onto the beach and then into the ocean on Monday evening. The incident happened around 7:40 pm when a man left Deckerz Bar and Grill at Hillside and Main streets in North Myrtle Beach,
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    Savannah Parents Create Carpool After Late School Bus

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    Some Gould Elementary parents are creating a carpool because they say they can't rely on the First Student bus company. Phadra Smith said she doesn't feel comfortable leaving her kids as they wait to catch the bus along Laurelwood Drive. "If the bus doesn't come then me and several other parents load them up into our vehicles and take them to school,” said Smith. Smith said the bus has been late around ten times this year, dropping kids off to school after the 9 a.m. start time. “If they ... More>>

    Update: Walthourville City Councilman Released From Jail

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    According to Walthourville Police Chief Tracy McFadden, a search warrant has been executed at the home of Walthourville City Council Member James Hendry. Department of Revenue agents were seen carrying plastic containers containing alcohol. News 3 has a crew on the scene and will continue to update this developing story. More>>

    Retaliation In Savannah's Neighborhoods

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    Retaliation - police say that's what's lead to a number of shootings in the savannah area recently. police chief Juliette Tolbert and major Richard Zapal addressed the issue with City Council in last Thursday's morning workshop - just hours before a rash of shootings in East Savannah police associated with a shooting on Wednesday. More>>

    BCSO: Man Steals Payroll Checks Worth Over $19K

    BCSO: Man Steals Payroll Checks Worth Over $19K

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    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man they say stole payroll checks from a business totaling more than $19,000. Investigators have an outstanding warrant for Brandon lee Simmons for Grand Larceny. Simmons is believed to have taken a stack of checks and cash from a business at Rouillard Concrete at 25 Toppers Lane in Beaufort on October 17. Simmons allegedly fled the scene in his light tan 1990 Ford Crown Victoria, license plate number SC KHL490.If you have information on S... More>>

    Update: Victim Identified In Long Co. Fatal Car Accident

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    The Long County Sheriff's Office is investigating a single vehicle crash Saturday afternoon that killed a woman and sent a man to the hospital. Sheriff Craig Nobles said the man and woman  from Florida ran off the road and crashed into the woods along Hwy 301 not far from the Glynn County line. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was airlifted to Memorial Hospital. Georgia State Patrol is investigating.
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    BCSO: Man Wanted for Assault & Battery

    BCSO: Man Wanted for Assault & Battery

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    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is trying to find Shykeim Raykawan Wright, in connection with an assault that happened in September near Old Bailey Road in Okatie. Wright is alleged to have assaulted a taxi driver there, who dropped him off in the area. Wright is wanted to Assault Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature.If you have information on Wright's whereabouts, investigators want you to call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC or contact Sgt. B. Cooler at (843)255-3423. More>>

    Group Fights Back With Petition in Support of Off Shore Drilling

    Group Fights Back With Petition in Support of Off Shore Drilling

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    The debate on offshore oil exploration and drilling in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf continues, as those in support of oil exploration speak out. The government wants to survey for oil in the Atlantic, and potentially drill there. Groups have been protesting this plan, but now folks petition in support of it.Those who oppose the drilling are still fighting to be heard by lawmakers, with a petition more than 1,800 signatures strong against oil exploration in the Atlantic. A new group ha... More>>

    Third Patient Free of Ebola Virus: Discharged from Emory University Hospital

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    In a written statement Emory University Hospital says a patient who was transported to Emory on September 9th with the Ebola virus disease has now been discharged. More>>

    Missing SC mom found; survived 4 days in ravine

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    A woman who was reported missing on Tuesday was found alive in a ravine off the Swamp Rabbit Trail.Hughey's mother Wendy Gaunt said Monday morning her daughter will remain in the hospital for a few more days. She said Hughey had hypothermia and is b More>>

    Thieves in Escalade smash into Dollar General in Darlington County Video included

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    Darlington County Deputies responded to a robbery at the Dollar General off Highway 340 and Hoffmeyer Road in Darlington County early Monday morning.Deputies say while doing a patrol of businesses in the area, they saw a white Cadillac Escalade that was involved in a burglary More>>

    Gov. Deal Names Members of GA Ebola Response Team

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    On Monday Georgia Governor Nathan Deal named the members of the state's Ebola Response team, which was created by executive order to asses current state health and emergency management procedures. More>>

    Woman gets stuck in chimney of man she met online Video included

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    A woman in CA climbed into a chimney on a two-story house and couldn't get out, NBC Los Angeles reported.  More>>

    Safety regulators: get air bag recalls fixed

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    U.S. safety regulators are warning owners of more than 4.7 million vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately.The warning issued Monday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers vehicles from multiple manufacturers that date to 2002.Inflators can rupture in air bags made by Takata Corp., causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are inflated in cras... More>>

    Kicklighter Resource Center evacuated for smoke

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    The Kicklighter Resource Center on Seawright Drive was evacuated after smoke filled the building Monday around noon. Savannah fire as well as EMS responded to the scene. Children in the center were checked out by EMS but none needed to be transported to the hospital. Fire officials are still investigating but say it could be from a burnt out belt from an air conditioner. Stay with News 3 for the very latest. More>>

    VIDEO: U.S. Army Honors the 'Hug Lady' Video included

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    Elizabeth Laird, well known as the "Hug Lady" on Fort Hood, knows that a kind gesture goes a long way. More>>

    Ebola Costumes: Is it Too Soon? Video included

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    Monsters and the undead still rule Halloween, and most people know it's all fake, but the worldwide Ebola scare is real. More>>

    TRAFFIC: North/South Main Street to Close for Parade in Statesboro

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    Statesboro Police say North/South Main Street as well as nearby roads will be closed today, beginning at 3, due to the fair parade. More>>

    Unlikely Price Plunge at the Pump

    The declining prices at the pump continue as you start a new workweek.The average price per gallon is $3.01 in the Savannah area, but there are a lot of places were it is well below that.News 3's Martin reports from Thunderbolt, where two big fuel retailers, like many, continue their price wars. More>>

    Our Hometown: Psychotronic Film Society of Savannah Presents Found Footage Festival

    For one night only, the Psychotronic Film Society of Savannah presents the 2014 Found Footage Festival. It's a film fest slash live comedy show slash the weirdest and wackiest things ever found on VHS! More>>

    Do remains belong to missing Virginia student? Video included

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    Police blocked off roads, sifted through leaves and scoured a rural area where they found remains that could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. More>>

    Hardeeville Highway Traffic Troubles Lead Chief to Push for Change

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    After seeing five deadly car crashes recently in Hardeeville, the new police chief is working to stop traffic fatalities. Chief Sam Woodward has a plan underway to save lives by examining the dangerous highways in his jurisdiction. One of his ideas is to slow speeders on Highway 17.Woodward wants traffic on the strip of Highway 17 that runs over I-95 slowed from 40 to 30 or 35 mph. However, those who work there off of Exit 5 say there are issues aside from speeding that should be fixed."It lo... More>>

    Hilton Head Hadassah Walks for Diabetes Research

    Hilton Head Hadassah Walks for Diabetes Research

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    The Hilton Head Hadassah Club took to the beach on Sunday morning, to raise money for a cause. Walkers of the group participated in the second annual Walk-A-Thon. About 50 went a mile on Coligny Beach to raise money for diabetes research."We are raising money for diabetes research for the Hadassah Medical Organization. They are a wonderful organization in Jerusalem that does state of the art research, and they share it with the rest of the world. In 2005, they were up for the Nobel Peace Priz... More>>

    Ebola Response Team Will Examine GA Preparedness

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    Gov. Nathan Deal announced Sunday that he will sign an executive order to create an Ebola response team, which will assess current state health and emergency management procedures and produce recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia. “Rest assured, Georgia is taking the threat of the Ebola virus seriously,” Deal said. “The creation of this team is an additional step in the state's response to this disease and will further our efforts to ensure the safety and... More>>

    Gathering of Bishops Aims to Create Accepting Language, Fails

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    Just days ago, Monsignor Bruno Forte, Special Secretary of the General Assembly of the Synod of the Bishops, said, "we must respect the dignity of every person and the fact that to be homosexual doesn't mean that this dignity must be not recognized and promoted."It's a concept that has created much debate in the catholic church: becoming more accepting of those people who previously, have felt shunned for their sins."We have to minister to people who we love, whom god loves who have not lived... More>>

    Taking Steps for Crohn's and Colitis in Savannah

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    Take Steps for Crohn's Colitis is a family friendly community walk dedicated to raising awareness and mission-critical funds for cures for digestive diseases. In the past five years alone, Take Steps has brought together more than 100,000 people and raised close to $40 million to help further CCFA's mission. 80 cents of every dollar raised goes towards breakthrough research, public and professional education, and patient support services in communities across the nation.This year's walk is b... More>>

    Doraville Tops List of Traffic Fines Per Capita

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    A five-year analysis of tickets issued in Georgia shows that Doraville - a small suburban Atlanta city- has issued the most traffic fines per capita in metro Atlanta.Doraville City Manager Shawn Gillen tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/1vwOKvx ) the police department's traffic enforcement is reasonable considering traffic volume on major arteries connecting the city to metro Atlanta.Interstate 285, Buford Highway and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard all cut through Doraville... More>>

    UPDATE - Ebola: Cruise Ship Has Returned to Texas Video included

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    A Carnival cruise ship carrying a lab supervisor who handled samples from Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is on its way back to Texas after being refused port entry in Mexico. More>>

    New Ebola Protocols for US

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    A federal health official says revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include protective gear "with no skin showing."Dr. Anthony Fauci heads the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. He says those caring for an Ebola patient in Dallas were left vulnerable because some of their skin was showing.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working on revisions to safety protocols.Ebola's incubation period is 21 days, and Fauci notes that mark... More>>

    BBQ, Brews & Bluegrass on Isle of Hope

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    The Next Generation, a volunteer organization founded to benefit The Children's Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center, is holding its 5th Annual Barbecue, Brews, and Bluegrass fall event on Sunday, 3 pm-7 pm at the Villa Marie Center on Isle of Hope.Barbecue, Brews, and Bluegrass is a family friendly event and will feature activities for kids that include, a pumpkin patch, face painting, dunking booth, rock wall, and more.Tickets are $25 at the door for adults, kids 12 and under are ... More>>

    Middle Georgia State College Inaugurates First President

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    Middle Georgia State College has inaugurated its first permanent president.The college held a ceremony Friday installing Christopher Blake to the position he previously held on an interim basis.Middle Georgia is based in Macon with campuses in five cities in all. It was formed last year from the merger of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College into a single, regional university.The college has an enrollment of almost 9,000 students in undergraduate programs.Blake says school leaders w... More>>

    Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

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    The American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk was held today in Savannah. The 5k fundraising walk took place in Ellis Square City Market. WSAV is a proud sponsor.
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    UPDATE: Fort Benning soldier tests negative for Ebola

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    A Fort Benning soldier recovering from an illness originally feared to be Ebola has tested negative for the virus. More>>

    Man Arrested In Shooting At Days Inn In Savannah

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    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police spokeswoman Michelle Gavin said an arrest has been made in a Friday night shooting at the Days Inn on Gateway Blvd. in Savannah. The shooting took place before midnight. Gavin said 28-year-old Antonio Easterling and 20-year-old Kaseem Brailford were in an altercation when Easterling shot Brailford. Brailford had non-life threatening injuries. More>>

    Human Remains May Be Those Of Missing UVA Student

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    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Police say they have found human remains that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13. Police Chief Tim Longo and others told a news conference Saturday afternoon further forensic tests would be conducted to confirm that the remains are those of Hannah Graham. Thousands of volunteers had searched for the 18-year-old Graham in the weeks since her disappearance. Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., 32, has been charged with abd... More>>

    Savannah Pastor Responds to Police Request to Help Quell Violence

    Savannah Pastor Responds to Police Request to Help Quell Violence

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    In a matter of just three days, three shootings in Savannah killed a man and sent three others to the hospital. Now, the community is speaking out on how to stop the violence. Police are also seeking help from religious groups. A pastor whose congregation meets just down the street from the latest shooting hopes to lead by example. He says one dead and three injured in a single week is just too much. The blue lights and yellow caution tape followed Savannah shootings for three consecutive day... More>>

    Fort Stewart Zombie Run

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    It was a match of wits Saturday morning on Fort Stewart's Holbrook Pond as Zombies attempted to fill their ranks by taking the lives of unsuspecting mortals. Dawn of the Zombies 5k run is the brainchild of Sport and Fitness Management Trainee Courtney Cameron. The event was held in the woods of the campground which sits off of 144 east. "For some reason Zombies seem to be the it thing in pop culture from people watching the Walking Dead. I've seen other Zombie runs in other parts of Georgia... More>>

    SCMP asking Public to, 'Help Stop the Violence'

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    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are calling on the public and faith-based community to help calm the public after a series of shootings which police say are in retaliation to other incidents. More>>

    Metro Police Investigating Thursday Night Shooting

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    SCMP say Violent Crimes detectives are investigating the shooting of two men on Thursday night. More>>

    Savannah Woman Wanted By Police After Domestic Dispute

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    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say they need the public's help locating 52-year-old Susan Darlene Grause. More>>

    Leads Sought in Nearly 30 Unsolved Beaufort County Homicides

    Leads Sought in Nearly 30 Unsolved Beaufort County Homicides

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    Nearly 30 homicide cases in Beaufort County have run cold. Now, investigators are taking another crack at solving them. They are asking for help finding leads. The homicide of Hilton Head Island security officer George Davie is a case that detectives have been poring over for more than three decades. They hope that by releasing what little information they have of the 1981 case, someone with more clues will come forward. "It's gut wrenching. It hurts. It hurts a whole lot," says Charles Mitc... More>>

    SCMPD Gives Back to Police Legend Video included

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    Officers donate their time to help renovate the home of Lt John White, an original Savannah black officer
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    Hilton Head Golf Course Introduces "Foot Golf"

    There's a new sensation sweeping one Hilton Head golf course."Its very much like golf, except we're trying to kick a soccer ball into a hole with as few kicks as possible," said head golf pro, Ben Smith of Port Royal Golf Club. That's the premise of "foot golf" the newest game in town, for Judy Bastian its a new challenge."I always ike tlikery new sports, i play a lot of sports, i like to compete, so i thought this would be a good one to add to my repertoire."Smith thought the same thing when... More>>

    Teen who received dream wedding while in hospice has passed away Video included

    A 19-year-old battling cancer, who received her dream wedding last month, has passed away. More>>

    VIDEO: Bermuda Preps for Hurricane Gonzalo Video included

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    Hurricane Gonzalo is bearing down on Bermuda, almost 800 miles east of New York. More>>

    SCMPD Names New Director of Crimestoppers

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    Savannah Chatham Metro Police says Sherry Gellatly Harriss has been appointed as the director of Crimestoppers. More>>

    Man claims he found dead mouse in coffee cup Video included

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    A Canadian man claims to have found a dead mouse at the bottom of his McDonalds coffee cup.
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    Southside accident involving motorcycle tying up traffic

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    Police are on the scene of an accident in Southside Savannah involving a motorcycle. It happened around 1:00pm at the intersection of White Bluff and Janet Drive near Savannah Technical College. No word yet on injuries, but the investigation is tying up traffic. Use alternate routes if possible. More>>

    Police investigating shooting on Augusta Avenue

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    Officers are investigating a shooting on Augusta Avenue and Densler Street. Investigators say a black male in his early 20's was shot in front of a Barbershop there. His injuries were non-life threatening and he's been transported to the hospital. Police are still on the scene and have the area taped off. Avoid the area if you can. News 3 will continue to monitor the situation and bring you more information as it becomes available. More>>

    UPDATE: Metro PD Investigating Two Thursday Night Shootings

    Metro PD are responding to reports of a shooting near the corner of 36th street and Live Oak in Midtown Savannah.A News 3 crew is on scene asking questions, stick with WSAV for the latest updates. More>>

    “Great Shakeout” Prepares SC Students for Earthquakes

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    It was easy to remember the time and date—10:16 a.m. on 10/16—and the hope is that students will remember what they practiced then—what to do during an earthquake. Students in South Carolina and across the country took part in “The Great Shakeout” earthquake drill. What they practiced is what the experts say everyone should do during an earthquake. "Drop, cover, and hold on,” says Derrec Becker, spokesman for the SC Emergency Management Division. “That's drop to the ground, cover your body u... More>>

    West Savannah Petitioning for Federal Case

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    Police say an officer shot Charles Smith after he kicked out the window of the squad car he was in back in September -- an action a new petition says shouldn't be punishable by death.Now the case is being investigated by the GBI, but the ActionNetwork.org petition is calling for the US Department of Justice to take control and maintain the integrity of the case.According to the petition, members of the West Savannah Community distrust local law enforcement.And Pastor Larry Duncan blames that ... More>>

    Secretary of State Fires Back at Those Suing over Reported Holdup of Voter Forms

    Secretary of State Brian Kemp says there is no backlog of voter registration forms as claimed by the New Georgia Project in a lawsuit filed last week
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    Cory Birkler, Wanted Sex Offender

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    Cory Birkler has been in the system since 2005 after an arrest in Colorado
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    College student hit by First Student bus

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    SCMPD's Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating an accident involving a college student and a First Student bus. Officials say the female student was crossing the street at West Boundary and West Jones when she was struck by the bus. Police did not know what school the woman attended. The extent of the injuries are not known at this time but police will be updating us as soon as information becomes available. More>>

    New Hardeeville Police Chief Cracks Down on Drugs

    New Hardeeville Police Chief Cracks Down on Drugs

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    With a new police chief in town, officers in the City of Hardeeville are operating under Chief Sam Woodward's new plan to get drug trafficking off Hardeeville streets. Chief Woodward wants to put drug lords behind bars, to bring safety to Hardeeville neighborhoods.Hardeeville residents in Sunset subdivision say drug dealers used to lurk in certain corners of their neighborhood."[There were] folks walking around all day, all night, and you could tell what was going on. They were just walking a... More>>

    New Lunch Style Gives Students More Freedom at Hilton Head High

    Officials at Hilton Head High School are throwing out the traditional cafeteria concept for something a little different.. When it comes to school lunches, students can now grab and go. Starting this year principal, Amanda O' Nan threw out the traditional 25 minute cafeteria lunch period, extended lunchtime to 50 minutes for everyone and made getting access to a variety of food easier. And so far students tell me they love it."In years past we had 25 minute lunches, and students eat in ten m... More>>

    SC Sets Up Network To Deal With Ebola Video included

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    South Carolina health officials are creating a statewide communications network to deal with Ebola and are working with U.S. Customs to make sure they know if any residents or visitors have recently traveled in West Africa. More>>

    Woman Beaten in Beaufort Home Invasion

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    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a home invasion where a 62 year old woman was repeatedly beaten in the head. More>>

    EMOTIONAL VIDEO: Father of GSU Murdered Student Calls Suspect a "Heartless Animal" Video included

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    After a lengthy hearing, a Judge will now decide if Grant Spencer will be allowed bond
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    Medical examiner: Joan Rivers died of low blood oxygen

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    The New York City medical examiner says Joan Rivers died from low blood oxygen during a medical procedure.  More>>

    BCSO Looks for Leads in Port Royal Plantation Murder Case

    BCSO Looks for Leads in Port Royal Plantation Murder Case

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    In an effort to find new leads in Lowcountry cold cases, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is searching for information in the 1981 murder case of George Davie. On October 16, 1981, 56-year-old George Davie was standing guard at Port Royal Plantation. He wasthesecurity offier on duty at the gate when investigators say he was shot and killed around 1:00 a.m. Suspects are said to have fled the scene with Davie's handgun, in an unknownvehicle.Suspects were never identified.Hearing accounts of... More>>

    Moon River Studios Announces Appointment of CFO

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    WATCH LIVE: House Hearing on Ebola

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    House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations are holding a hearing on Ebola. More>>

    Police Command Staff Address Savannah City Council

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    Interim Police Chief Juliette Tolbert and other members of Metro's Command Staff are addressing Council today at the morning workshop. More>>

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    CDC: 2nd hospital worker with Ebola took flight

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    Early Morning Shooting Sends One to Hospital

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    UPDATE: Victim Dies after East Savannah Shooting

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    • Long County crash tied to different crimes, different States

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      It was revealed Tuesday that Saturday's fatal crash in Long County has a bizarre back story. 59-year-old Gina Marie Pepin of Panama City Beach, Florida was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Georgia State Patrol Officer Eric Wilkes said the accident appears to have been intentional because of items found in the couple's Richmond Hill hotel room. Today investigators said those items were a suicide note and traces of blood. That blood is from self inflicted slashes to the throat in ...
    • Things You Only Hear in the South

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