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Helping the needy at Wells Park in Savannah

It was just an idea to try to help someone on Thanksgiving Day. For Krystal Young, it turned out to be a very good idea. "I just had a vision that I had I wanted to keep Savannah warm one jacket at a time and it just started off as a small idea I told family and friends and put out some information

WSAV-TV - 2017-11-23 20:37:00

Salvation Army feeds the hungry in Savannah on Thanksgiving

It's a day to give thanks and for many to do something to help the needy. At the Salvation Army in Savannah, up to 300 people were served a hot, holiday meal. "This year we prepared 18 turkeys and are planning to feed about 300 individuals and Thanksgiving really is a time to count our blessings and

WSAV-TV - 2017-11-23 20:24:27

Power Outages reported on Wilmington Island

No word on the cause of the outageat this time. Georgia Power is aware of the issue and is working to restore power to those currently affected. Estimated restoration time is about 12:30PM. No word on the cause of the outageat this time. Georgia Power is aware of the issue and is working to restore

WSAV-TV - 2017-11-23 15:56:57

Parts of I-95 shut down after accident in Chatham County

Right now, parts of Interstate 95 are shut down due to an accident. According to the Chatham Emergency Management Agency, The Eastbound ramp from Interstate 16 to I-95 is closed. One Northbound lane of I-95 is also shut down. Right now, parts of Interstate 95 are shut down due to an accident. Accord

WJCL - 2017-11-23 13:42:00

Update: Authorities make second arrest in Yemassee shooting incident

Iyhonna Tykeria Williams, 19 UPDATE: Late Wednesday night, with the assistance of the Beaufort City Police Department, Yemassee Police arrested 22-year-old Jabahri Shamar McGowan, of Beaufort on a warrant for attempted murder. He was located by Beaufort City Police Department officers in the city,

WSAV-TV - 2017-11-23 16:00:13

Shop Small Day is Saturday, you're asked to support a local business

The "Shop Small" campaign officially got underway earlier this week. Savannah Mayor Eddie Deloach and other city officials gathering to ask everyone to support a small, local business this holiday season. But many small business owners say they do rely on that support all year. "At least 50 to 60 pe

WSAV-TV - 2017-11-23 20:51:13

Update: GoFundMe account established for the family of Mark Hummeldorf

Mark Hummeldorf served with Savannah Fire & Emergency Services for 5 years. UPDATE: The Savannah Professional Firefighters Association has set up a GoFundMe account for the family of Mark Hummeldorf. He leaves behind his wife, child, and unborn daughter. A link to the page can be found here. _____

WSAV-TV - 2017-11-23 19:20:53

WSAV Parker's Outstanding Student: Nicholas Arrowood

Savannah Ga - Being voted a team captain is one of the highest honors in sports and this month's Outstanding Student, Nicholas Arrowood, is so admired by his Savannah Christian teammates he's a two sport captain football and baseball. "He's got great character, demonostrated leadership in school, co

WSAV-TV - 2017-11-23 17:12:47

Cedartown Man Arrested in Rome for Shooting a Gun at Woman While Drunk

Clayton Fugate, 43 of Cedartown, was arrested this week after he allegedly pointed a gun at a 36 year-old woman and fired it inside a home on Blacks Bluff Road Reports said that Fugate was also under the influence of alcohol at the time of the assault. Police added that Fugate was also a convicted f

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 16:46:17

Polk woman charged with felony forgery

A woman who tried to pay for a beverage with a counterfeit $20 bill was arrested on a felony forgery charge. According to Floyd County Jail records: Shea Renee Spinks, 33, of 240 Wimberly Hill Road, Cedartown, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant charging her with felony forgery in the first degree. Sp

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 16:13:00

Man Found with Drugs After Stopped for 2nd Time in a Day DUI

Amos Andrew Gibson, 28 of Rome, was arrested after police said they pulled him over for driving 45 mph in a 35 zone on Calhoun Avenue and found him to be in possession of drugs. Reports said that Gibson stopped in the middle of the road during the traffic stop, which prevented the flow of traffic. T

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 17:03:58

Pinecrest brings ancient Rome to classroom

Pinecrest Academy students recently took a trip back in time to Ancient Rome as part of a themed week of study held at the middle school level. During the week of Nov. 12, students donned gladiator costumes as their middle school lobby was transformed into an ancient Roman building, complete with "t

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-22 15:00:00

Rome Felon Threatens Woman with an Uzi in front of His Child

Hosea Bingham Jr, 32 of Rome, was arrested at his home on North Division Street after police said he threatened a 43 year-old woman with an "uzi". Reports stated that during a verbal altercation with the female Bingham pulled out a gun while in front of his one year-old child. When officers arrived

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 23:27:54

Symphony to present 'Magic of Christmas' Dec. 9

The Rome Symphony Orchestra will present traditional Christmas selections along with other holiday classics in "Magic of Christmas" on Dec. 9. The concert will feature Maestro Rolando Salazar and special guest artist Tiffany Uzoije as they lead audiences in a festive salute of the most wonderful tim

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Applause for RLT's 'Of Mice and Men'

I just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed the RLT production of "Of Mice and Men" last weekend. It is a difficult piece with many deep and important issues and lessons. It could be done weakly and superficially, but under the superb direction of Virginia (McChesney), and with a truly talente

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 06:00:00

Memories of eating turkey in the desert

The mess hall at an Army base in Kuwait isn't exactly the prime setting for a feast. But for Maj. Chris Parker, it provided the backdrop for a unique Thanksgiving Day experience, because how many people can really say they've eaten turkey with an Australian in the desert. Parker, who also teaches En

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 01:00:00

Our Opinion: ------The man for the job

Photo submitted for publication On Monday, Students at Beaty-Warren Middle Schoollined the hallways to both thank Sgt. Brandon Deppen for all of his work at Beaty and to congratulate him on his new job as chief of police. ---We all have so much to be thankful for. Those blessings can come in large

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

County RDA reviews slate of properties

The Warren County Redevelopment Authority met on Tuesday to move forward on several local properties under review. The group had scheduled a conservatorship hearing for 15235 Rt. 6 in Mead Township. That property was sold at tax sale on Nov. 13, and the new owners have begun cleanup. Solicitor Andre

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Beaty students bring home trophy in STEMChallenge

Last year, after being in the competition 10 times, Warren County School District broke through with a first-place overall performance in the Northwest Technology and Engineering Education Association of Pennsylvania STEM Challenge. Warren County won again this year. The competition is stiff. Over 5

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Halloween Pickleball Tourney Winners Announced

Bob Lyman and Paul Licata defeated Sam and Eileen Laporte in the 3.0 division of the Lakewood YMCA's Halloween Pickleball tournament, sponsored by the Chautauqua Federal Credit Union. Pictured, from left, are: Sam LaPorte, Eileen LaPorte, Bob Lyman and Paul Licata. Submitted photo The Lakewood YMCA

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 08:00:00