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Police locate parents of child found in Richmond Hill

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Police in Richmond Hill say they have located the parents of child found Tuesday morning in Richmond Hill. Police say the boy was found in the Mainstreet Subdivision in Richmond Hill shortly after 11 a.m. The department posted and alert on its Facebook page and the child was fo


Bryan County's Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday

Updated: April 23, 2019, 9:16 a.m. The Bryan County Opioid Prevention Project is working with local law enforcement to encourage Bryan County residents to participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at the Richmond Hill an


Hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow in Florida & Georgia

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The number of cases of hepatitis A in Florida has continued to steadily increase, with the largest concentration of the outbreak in the Tampa Bay area, according to numbers posted on the state Department of Health website.


Savannah police seeking Hawkhorn Court entering auto suspects

Savannah police are seeking the public's help in identifying three juveniles seen entering vehicles on Hawkhorn Court on Friday. Savannah police released a video from a Nest camera on their Twitter page on Tuesday.


Fish with Friends to benefit special needs students

Updated: April 22, 2019, 8:33 a.m. Each year since 2005, the Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill has hosted special needs students from across Bryan County at an annual Fish with Friends event. This year, it will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m.


UPDATE: Arrest made in shooting of UGA student

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say they've made an arrest in the shooting of a 22-year-old University of Georgia student at a bus stop near the campus. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said early Tuesday that a news conference is planned later in the day to discuss the arrest of a suspect in Mond


Georgia bill to ease opioid access for dying patients awaits Kemp’s pen

More people could handle morphine under a bill that is awaiting Gov. Brian Kemp’s signature. Hospice patients are typically near the end of their lives, expecting to live six more months or less. That makes their care different. Hospice workers focus on making the patient comfortable, not on curing


Easter Extravaganza brings family fun

J.F. Gregory Park was filled with families and colorful eggs on Saturday when New Beginnings Church and the city of Richmond Hill hosted its 13th annual Easter Extravaganza. The event featured candy-filled eggs, food, drinks, games, face painting, bounce houses, live entertainment, a prayer tent and


Georgia Teen Charged in Fatal Wreck

CAIRO, Ga. – In January, Anna McBride, 18, was following too closely to another vehicle on Highway 319 when she wrecked, WALB reported. In the process, she killed 18-year-old, Levi Knop, a Thomasville High School student.


Offset Facing Felony Charge in Georgia for Alleged Gun Possession

——— Migos rapper Offset has been arrested in Atlanta, Georgia for alleged gun possession, E! News can confirm. On Friday, the artist, who is currently on probation, was driving a vehicle that was pulled over for having tinted windows, TMZ reported. It was during a search of the car that authorities


Fantasy 5 jackpot ticket worth $235K sold in Savannah

One ticket worth $235,382 was sold in Savannah for the April 22 Fantasy 5 drawing. The ticket won half of the game’s $470,764 jackpot prize. The second ticket was sold in Chamblee.


7-year-old Georgia girl dies days after drive-by shooting

ATLANTA (AP) - A 7-year-old Georgia girl has died 10 days after being wounded in a drive-by shooting while she was sitting on a couch inside a house. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Mariasia Thomas was staying with a foster family in DeKalb County when the shooting happened April 12. Three


Savannah Rep brings The Legend of Georgia McBride to life

Savannah Repertory Theater is prepping for opening night of a brand new show, The Legend of Georgia McBride. The play is relatively new, and is getting a ton of buzz for good reason—it's one of a few new shows written by rising playwright Matthew Lopez. Savannah Rep's Ken Hailey jumped at the chance


Sheriff’s Office requests donations for new tracking dog

The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office is accepting donations to acquire a bloodhound tracking dog. This is to advance Project Lifesaver, which is dedicated to finding and recovering missing persons in the area. The need for this dog comes with a slew of missing persons such as Alexander Kuzmin in last


Suspect arrested after University of Georgia student shot

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve made an arrest in the shooting of a 22-year-old University of Georgia student at a bus stop near the campus. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said early Tuesday that a news conference is planned later in the day to discuss the arrest of a suspect in Mond


CASTING CALL: 'Unique, non-traditional' Savannah families wanted for episode of 'Wife Swap'

"Wife Swap" is seeking "unique or non-traditional" families in Savannah for an episode of the show. According to the casting notice, the show is specifically looking for families who participate or are active in these communities:


Woman arrested for false report of hit-and-run in midtown Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) - Police have arrested a woman who claimed she was injured by a vehicle in midtown Monday morning. Shortly after 11:00 a.m. Savannah Police responded to 67th Street between Waters Avenue and Sanders Street for a report of a hit-and-run.


Savannah police: Southbound lanes of Talmadge Bridge closed due to 'individual in distress'

Savannah police have closed southbound lanes on the Talmadge Bridge coming into Georgia "due to an individual who is in distress," according to their Twitter page. According to the tweet, Traffic Units will be helping to aid vehicular traffic in the area.


The Jolt: Here comes the movie version of Georgia’s 2018 election

The changes that result from a nationalized race for governor can be difficult to quantify, but a greater availability of resources – some that arrive without asking – is certainly one of them.


A foodie’s guide to Savannah, Georgia

Despite holding an impressive time-specific distinction—established in 1733, it’s Georgia’s oldest city—Savannah is truly timeless. Life seems to move at a more languid pace, matching the easy flow of the river winding along its edge. Yet there’s an energy to the place too, a slow buzz, accented wit