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Voters, one week left in early run-off election

Nearly a week into early voting for the primary election run-off, the current number of registered voters for Liberty County is 29,580 voters, Liberty County Election Supervisor Ella Golden said.

COASTAL COURIER - 2018-07-16 12:18:00

Ga. woman accuses boyfriend of cheating. Punches fly on a Hilton Head beach

A Richmond Hill, Ga., woman who believed her boyfriend was cheating on her punched him and a friend in the face on a Hilton Head Island beach Saturday, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office report.

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-07-16 15:18:00

There's nothing to do, you say?

There’s nothing to doI remember during the dog days of summer when my children would come to me and complain, “There’s nothing to do!”“What do you mean, there’s nothing to do,” I would reply. “You have friends down the street. You have a yard. You have a dog. Go outside and play!”If their whining pe

COASTAL COURIER - 2018-07-16 15:00:00

PB&J drive sticks to community

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have become a summer tradition in Hinesville, thanks to the community’s generosity and the dedication of several organizations and individuals.“The fourth annual collection brought in an amazing 3,150 jars of PB&J to feed hungry children, homeless, senior citizens

COASTAL COURIER - 2018-07-17 05:00:00

Bloomingdale house fire ruled arson; reward offered

BLOOMINGDALE, Ga. (WSAV) - A house fire that occurred July 8 on Old River Road has been ruled an arson, officials say.

WSAV-TV - 2018-07-16 19:43:29

Savannah Police Department shooting Lip Sync Challenge video

Now, the Savannah Police Department is doing one of their own, but they're going really big.

WJCL - 2018-07-16 18:18:00

Diversity Health cuts ribbon on new clinic

With 10 years of service to both Liberty and Long counties, Diversity Health Center has replaced its existing clinic at 303 Fraser Drive in Hinesville to accommodate the needs and growth of the community.A ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday helped christen the new clinic. The new, updated facility

COASTAL COURIER - 2018-07-16 12:08:00

Army releases identify of post homicide victim

The identity of a woman found dead in Fort Stewart post housing was released on Friday.Andrea Boykins was found dead in her home Tuesday night.Her husband, a 1st Armored Brigade, 3rd ID soldier, has returned from deployment to South Korea, and is being assisted by his chain of command, Fort Stewart


Savannah-Chatham Police officer shoots puppy

According to police, an officer shot the dog, leaving gunshot wounds in the back door and washing machine. Police say they are taking responsibility for the incident and want to make sure the dog has the best care.

WSAV-TV - 2018-07-15 15:06:17

Savannah Youth City Inc. hosts telethon in Savannah

“The only way this thing is gonna work is if we all pull together,” said Elder Ned Williams, Chairman of the organization. “Personally, I’m thinking we could pull together, make it work or we can stay in our little whatever and watch it fall apart.”

WJCL - 2018-07-15 23:36:00

Fort Stewart homicide: Wife of deployed soldier found dead, suspect at large

Fort Stewart Public Affairs officials say the woman, whose identity has not yet been released, was found dead inside her home on base Tuesday night. One of her relatives called military police that morning and asked them to check on her. Her husband is currently deployed.


Former 5-Star Recruit Demetris Robertson Transferring From Cal to Georgia Bulldogs - WDEF

Roberston was a five-star recruit out of Savannah, Georgia, in 2016 who chose to head west to play his college ball, picking Cal over Georgia, Notre Dame and others. Robertson had a strong freshman season with 50 catches for 767 yards and seven touchdowns, but missed all but two games last season fo


Yamacraw Village remembers victims of gun violence

“It's not just about the case, it's not just about the court, it's about taking care of each other,” says Sgt. Robert Santoro.

WJCL - 2018-07-15 16:06:00

Back then: You could hear the whistle blow

Back then almost all freight was moved by rail and the freight trains were drawn by steam locomotives, the steam locomotives that are celebrated in song and legend for their whistles. "You can hear that whistle blow a hundred miles."Maybe that line from a folksong exaggerates, but on a clear night,


'Shoo Fly Express' connects Savannah, Statesboro

Note: The following is the final part of a series of columns looking at the importance of railroads in and around Bulloch County.Midland RailwayThe Midland Railway was created by local railroad builder George M. Brinson, who wanted to build a railroad between Savannah and the Stevens Crossing juncti


Missing Hilton Head teen’s family ‘concerned for her safety.’ Have you seen her?

A Hilton Head Island 17-year-old who was last seen Thursday night in her pajamas remained missing as of Saturday morning, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office.Emily Whitewas last seen at her Windmill Harbour home around 9 p.m. Thursday, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release.“We a


He assaulted a Jasper Co. officer, deputies say. Then they found meth

A Savannah man and woman were arrested Tuesday evening after a traffic stop turned into an assault and drugs were found at the scene, according to a Jasper County Sheriff’s Office news release.John Edward Newton was charged with assaulting a police officer, trafficking Methamphetamine, not having a


HILTON HEAD ALLIGATOR EATS SHARK: Alligator eats shark off South Carolina coast

HILTON HEAD, S.C.- An alligator ate a shark off the South Carolina coast, winning a battle between two of nature’s most ferocious predators.


WOW: Video captures gator dining on shark in Hilton Head

Charlie dined in Skull Creek, saltwater beyond his normal habitat. Alligators typically lack the saltwater glands to survive in coastal waters, but American alligators are gaining tolerance.


Hilton Head driver loses his temper and makes an obscene gesture. He picked the wrong guy

Make a note of this: Before you lose your temper while on the road and make an obscene gesture to another driver, make sure he isn’t a cop in an unmarked car.A Hilton Head man was arrested for doing just that Monday as he sped down the Cross Island Parkway, “hung out his window and displayed his mid