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Nation and World briefs for October 18

A short-term health deal by senators _ with Trump's blessing WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump's order to terminate "Obamacare" subsidies. Trump himsel

HAWAII TRIBUNE-HERALD - 2017-10-18 10:06:25

Breaking News: Fire destroys mobile home on Quacco Road

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) - A fire broke out early Wednesday morning and destroyed a mobile home at 201 Quacco Road. Chatham Fire crews arrived on scene at 3:06 a.m. and the home was already 50 percent involved. Two victims were inside: one female adult and a 5-year-old child. The child was taken to the

WSAV-TV - 2017-10-18 10:04:45

UPDATE: Mother, daughter die in Quacco Road fire

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A mobile home on Quacco Road went up in flames Wednesday morning with a woman and child inside, according to the Chatham Fire & Rescue Chief. The 5-year-old child and her mother died as a result of the fire. Crews arrived on scene around 3 a.m. According to investigators, the

WALB 10 - 2017-10-18 09:36:10

BREAKING: Quacco Road fire sends child to hospital

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A mobile home on Quacco Road went up in flames with a woman and child inside, according to the Chatham Fire & Rescue Chief. Crews arrived on scene around 3 a.m. According to investigators, the mobile home in the Foss Mobile Home Park was 50% involved with flames and smoke when

WTOC.COM - 2017-10-18 09:36:10

OVERNIGHT: Quacco Road fire sends mother, child to hospital

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A mobile home on Quacco Road went up in flames with a woman and child inside, according to the Chatham Fire & Rescue Chief. Crews arrived on scene around 3 a.m. According to investigators, the mobile home in the Foss Mobile Home Park was 50% involved with flames and smoke when

WTOC.COM - 2017-10-18 09:36:10

BREAKING: Quacco Road fire sends child to hospital

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A mobile home on Quacco Road went up in flames Wednesday morning with a woman and child inside, according to the Chatham Fire & Rescue Chief. Crews arrived on scene around 3 a.m. According to investigators, the mobile home in the Foss Mobile Home Park was 50 percent consumed wi

WTVM - 2017-10-18 09:36:10

"Me, Too" campaign draws local supporters, survivors together to share experiences

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Days after a the #MeToo tweet was posted, thousands of men and women continue to speak out against sexual assault and sexual harassment. Kristy Edenfield says seeing post after post was emotional. "It's wonderful to see the wall of silence is finally being broken down," she said. Ede

WSAV-TV - 2017-10-18 04:36:32

Arraignment postponed for City Market shooting suspect

Jerry Chambers SAVANNAH, Ga. - The arraignment for a Savannah teen charged in connection with the July 5th City Market shooting has been delayed. Jerry Chambers, Jr. was charged with 12 counts including three counts of felony murder and three counts of vehicular homicide. He is suspected to be the

WSAV-TV - 2017-10-18 03:54:56

High school sports results from Tuesday, Oct. 17

1A District 12 Championships (From Monday) (At Suntree; Par-72) Team scores: 1. Cocoa Beach 342; 2. MCC 362; 3. Edgewood 363; 4. Holy Trinity 366; 5. West Shore 400. Medalist: Stewart Zelnick (FPA) 79. 2A District 11 Championships (From Monday) (At Savannahs; Par-72) Team scores: 1. Merritt Island 3

FLORIDA TODAY - 2017-10-18 03:17:31

Passenger says Delta crew stopped her from singing anthem - WNEM TV 5

(Dr. Pamela Gaudry via AP). This undated photo provided by Dr. Pamela Gaudry shows Gaudry at her home in Georgia. Gaudry said her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing the U.S. national anthem aboard a Delta Air Lines plane carrying the soldier's c... By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga.

WNEM - 2017-10-18 01:55:00

Police report -10-18-17; Keys were stolen from several logging trucks at a work site.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court sys

STATESBORO HERALD - 2017-10-18 01:46:36

2017 Savannah Vigil of Remembrance and Hope

On October 21st, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Georgia State Office will host a vigil of remembrance and hope. This event will benefit local MADD offices' programs to end drunk driving as well as services that support drunk driving victims and survivors. MADD encourages everyone to visit the

SAVANNAHTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-10-18 00:00:00

GA Supreme Court rules officers cannot compel drivers to take a breathalyzer

SAVANNAH, GA - A Georgia Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday clarified the right of drivers to refuse a breathalyzer test. The high court overruled a number of its previous decisions, which held that the Georgia Constitution does not give people a constitutional right to refuse to take breath tests. Rat

WSAV-TV - 2017-10-17 23:35:10

Svannah Thompson Thrives at The Golf Channel

As part of a "Girl Power" series I'm working on, I recently caught up with Savannah Thompson, a The First Tee of the Sandhills alum and 2014 Bill Jones Memorial Scholarship recipient who is entering her senior year as a member of the UNC Pembroke golf team. A resident of Seven Lakes, Savannah began

PILOT.COM - 2017-10-17 20:18:00

Disaster Recover Centers to close in Savannah, Douglas

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (WSAV) - The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Chatham County and Coffee County will close on October 21. Residents who have been affected by Hurricane Irma can visit the centers from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Saturday. The centers are located at: Southwest Chatham Library (second floo

WSAV-TV - 2017-10-17 18:46:32

Our Hometown: Massie Hosts Historic Haunts Walking Tours

It's no secret- Savannah is known as one of America's most haunted cities. To live up to our reputation, all month, the Massie Heritage Center will host walking tours featuring some of Savannah's most historic homes and the haunting tales of their ghostly past. Tours begin at the Massie Heritage Cen

WSAV-TV - 2017-10-17 12:26:27

Fall weather in the forecast

Savannah, Ga. (WJCL)- It will finally feel like fall today with temperatures in the lower-70s this afternoon. Cold front that brought rain yesterday is now well south and east of our area. Behind the front we continue to have gusty north winds. The wind may gusty over 20 mph throughout the day. Othe

WJCL - 2017-10-17 11:59:00

Oct. 17 - Collins Construction to build solar farm for Beaufort County School District

Savannah Business Journal Staff Report October 17, 2017 - Collins Construction was selected by the Beaufort County School District to design and build a 9,000 square foot storage warehouse and solar farm on more than ten acres of land. "We are pleased to be part of this cutting edge project that wil

SAVANNAHBUSINESSJOURNAL.COM - 2017-10-17 09:34:00

Oct. 17 - Award-Winning Managed IT Services and Security Provider EDTS and EDTS Cyber Expands Operations to Savannah

Savannah Business Journal Staff Report October 17, 2017 - EDTS, LLC, an 8-time Inc. 5000 Managed Services Provider (MSP), will expand operations to the Savannah, GA metropolitan area, along with its cyber security affiliate, EDTS Cyber, LLC.Each of the companies address major IT needs of today's org

SAVANNAHBUSINESSJOURNAL.COM - 2017-10-17 08:09:00

Community rallies around storm relief efforts

GREENFIELD - They put out the call to action Thursday afternoon: Park Chapel Christian Church needs 800 pounds of food by Saturday morning. In fewer than 48 hours, the community responded enthusiastically, donating over 1,000 pounds of canned meat, peanut butter and other nonperishable food items de

GREENFIELD DAILY REPORTER - 2017-10-17 06:20:14

"Why aren't we getting any help?" Westlake neighbors looking for aid amid 'uninhabitable' conditions

SAVANNAH, Ga. - After weeks of filing requests for work orders, Westlake neighbors say they are fed up with their living conditions with no improvement. Sierra Weaver says she has lived in Westlake for six years and has continually had problems. Most recently she showed WSAV a hole in her ceiling, s

WSAV-TV - 2017-10-17 04:38:12

BREAKING: Questions Remain on County dumping CorrectHealth, against will of Sheriff, and Committing to Millions More in Jail Costs?

October 16, 2017 - There are few answers so far on why County Manager Lee Smith notified CorrectHealth, headquartered in Atlanta, last Friday that he was ending negotiations with the firm that has provided healthcare services to the inmates at the Chatham County Jail since August 1, 2016 - only 14 m

SAVANNAHBUSINESSJOURNAL.COM - 2017-10-17 04:35:00

Proposal on table to reduce marijuana penalties in City of Savannah

Savannah is one step closer to turning pot into a petty crime. Savannah Alderman Van Johnson announced Monday that he wants to reduce marijuana penalties in the city of Savannah. The ball could start rolling for a vote as quickly as the end of the year. Alderman Johnson says he'll draft papers to

WTOC.COM - 2017-10-17 01:44:55

John Edward "Cap" Hanna Obituary

SHENANGO TOWNSHIP, Ohio - John Edward 'Cap' Hanna, 80, of Savannah Road, Shenango Township, died Monday, October 16, 2017 at his home in Shenango. He was born May 29, 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of the late Mike Hanna and the late Lois (Powell) Boughter. He was married to Joan (Lawson) Hanna on

27 FIRST NEWS - 2017-10-16 22:56:57

Lighting issues force Memorial Stadium game changes

There will be no more games under the Friday Night Lights at Memorial Stadium. Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools announced that all night games at the stadium will be rescheduled for Saturday afternoons or moved to different locations due to lighting issues at the 60-year-old facility. Savannah

WALB 10 - 2017-10-16 22:48:55

Social media movement #MeToo is impacting women nationwide

SAVANNAH, GA - Charges of sexual assault in Hollywood have prompted a nationwide movement, taking the social media world by storm. Women across the country are empowering others to take a stand against sexual harassment and sexual assault, posting the hashtag "Me, Too" on social media. The goal is t

WSAV-TV - 2017-10-16 22:39:41

State and Union: Turning Back the Clock

From an opera singer hitting the high notes to good news for a local family, from remember General Pulaski to a rough day for drivers, here's a look back on the week that was 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago on this edition of Turning Back the Clock. 1917 Oct. 17 - Anna Case, lyric soprano of the Metrop

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-10-16 17:00:00

Roger Alexander | Obituary | The Press and Standard

SAVANNAH - Roger Alexander, fiance of Joan C. Broxton, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 in Savannah, Ga., after a short illness at the age of 63. Roger was born in Fitzwilliam, N.H., on May 15, 1954, a son of the late William H. and Emma A. Decota Alexander. Roger was employed as a machinist at P

WALTERBOROLIVE.COM

MAP: Find out where, when you can get flu vaccinations in Savannah

We've entered the time of year that many know all too well. It's flu season. Hearing those words can strike fear in the strongest of people. But they shouldn't have to be afraid. They should instead be prepared. There's no way to tell when the 2017-2018 flu season will be at this moment, but early a

WTVM

Biography - Savannah DUI #savannah #dui #lawyer

He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia, Georgia State University and Columbus State University. His practice is dedicated to defending people charged with the most serious traffic-related violations. (DUI of alcohol and/or drugs and other serious criminal traffic matters

REMMONT.COM

Upcoming events in Lake and Sumter counties

SUNDAY CONCERT: At 8 and 10 a.m. at Oxford Assembly of God, 12114 N. US Highway 301. Ken Turner of the Blackwood Brothers. Free. Call 352-748-6124 for information. ON BORROWED TIME: At 2 p.m. at Tavares Community Theater Company, 1100 N. St. Clair Abrams Ave. Cost is $13. Go to tavarestheater.org fo

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