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Stories with place: Savannah
  • Sewage plant sparks smell concerns at garden 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:01 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - There are concerns at the Savannah Botanical Gardens that a planned sewage treatment plant will send unpleasant smells wafting over the roses.

  • Savannah woman sentenced in death of newborn 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:47 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - A Savannah woman has pleaded guilty in the death of her newborn son, whose body was found in the back of a garbage truck.

  • Savannah students debut tiny housing units 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 12:47 pm
  • ATLANTA - A handful of students and faculty are about to take turns as lab rats, so to speak, living for a week at a time in an apartment small enough to fit into a parking space.

  • Girl critically injured after being struck by car 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 11:07 am
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Police in the Savannah area say a teenage girl is in critical condition after being struck by a car while attempting to walk across a highway.

  • More than $1M in fake soccer gear seized in Ga. 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:57 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials say more than $1 million in counterfeit soccer merchandise destined for metro Atlanta has been seized in Savannah.

  • Horse, carriage crash into 5 vehicles in Savannah 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:01 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Police say a horse carriage operator was hurt and five passengers from New York escaped injury when the horse pulling their carriage got startled and crashed into five vehicles in downtown Savannah.

  • Tybee Island reports mild 1st wave of Orange Crush 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:41 am
  • TYBEE ISLAND, Georgia - Officials on Tybee Island say they saw few problems during the first of two anticipated weekends of the spring break gathering known as Orange Crush.

  • Ga. ports on track to smash cargo records in 2014 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 2:55 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Georgia's seaports are on track to finish the 2014 fiscal year with record cargo volumes as third-quarter numbers show big growth capped by the ports' busiest month ever in terms of total tonnage being shipped to and from the docks.

  • Georgia group aims to restore forgotten cemeteries 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 9:10 am
  • GAINESVILLE, Georgia - A temporary, handwritten sign marks the site of the small cemetery. It reads "New Bethel Church, Strickland Cemetery."

  • Ga. man sentenced on child enticement charges 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 8:58 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - A Savannah man accused of soliciting a woman and her 5-year-old daughter for sex has been sentenced to five years in prison.

  • Man found shot to death inside SUV in Savannah 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 11:58 am
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Police in Savannah are investigating the shooting death of a man who was found dead inside his vehicle.

  • SUV stolen with boy inside during paper delivery 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 11:31 am
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Police say a boy has been reunited with his grandmother after the SUV she uses to deliver newspapers was stolen with him inside.

  • Boy, 11, killed while playing with gun in Savannah 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 2:47 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Police are investigating the death of an 11-year-old boy who was killed by a gunshot while he and a friend handled the weapon in west Savannah.

  • Car slams into man on park bench, breaks his legs 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 12:11 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Police say a man was hospitalized with two broken legs after a car careened into a park and collided with him as he sat on a park bench.

  • Eatery at center of Paula Deen controversy closes 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:03 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Paula Deen and her younger brother, Bubba, have shut off the fish fryer and locked the doors at the Savannah seafood restaurant that served as the backdrop to a workplace discrimination lawsuit that stained the celebrity cook's reputation.

  • Police in coastal Ga. investigating 3-car crash 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 6:18 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Police in coastal Georgia are investigating a three-car crash that left five people injured.

  • Congressmen seek House support for Savannah harbor 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 4:01 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Georgia's 14 congressmen sent a letter Wednesday to the chairman of a House budget subcommittee to ask for help jumpstarting the expansion of Savannah's busy shipping channel.

  • Trolley returns to rails along Savannah waterfront 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 11:53 am
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Savannah's 1930s-era River Street trolley has been returned to rails along the waterfront after spending about a year stored away at the Georgia State Railroad Museum.

  • GOP Senate candidates debate port, flood insurance 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 9:22 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Republican candidates for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat debated Saturday whether Congress has pushed hard enough for deepening the Savannah harbor and whether the federal government should keep giving homeowners a break on flood insurance.

  • New development to mean Jasper County jobs 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 8:08 am
  • HARDEEVILLE, South Carolina - A large new development on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River near Savannah, Georgia, is expected to mean thousands of jobs for Jasper County.

  • Eastern Georgia woman shot by 2-year-old son 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:59 pm
  • HINESVILLE, Georgia - Police in eastern Georgia say a woman was hospitalized after being shot in the arm by her 2-year-old son.

  • Atlanta group helps Savannah pets avoid euthanasia 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:11 am
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Police in coastal Georgia say the Atlanta Humane Society helped more than 30 animals find home and avoid being euthanized.