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  • Ga. agency eases rules on development near marsh 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 11:35 am
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - The state Environmental Protection Division will no longer require developers to keep a 25-foot construction buffer from the edge of some coastal salt marshes, and the decision has Georgia conservation groups in an uproar.

  • Savannah beekeeper rescues swarm at restaurant 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 10:37 am
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - A swarm of honey bees outside a Savannah restaurant got an Earth Day gift on Tuesday.

  • Man-made wetlands filter storm water at Ga. port 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 2:34 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Land once used to bury garbage near the Port of Savannah has been converted to a man-made ecosystem of marsh grasses and microbes, bugs and birds aimed at cleaning pollutants from rainwater before it reaches the Savannah River.

  • Savannah police investigate fatal shooting 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 6:32 am
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Police in Savannah are investigating a drive-by shooting that left a 21-year-old man dead.

  • Sewage plant odors could be topic of meeting 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 4:10 am
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - A neighborhood meeting is planned in the Savannah area where a planned sewage treatment plant has prompted concerns from the Savannah Botanical Gardens.

  • Police seize drugs, guns during 'Orange Crush' 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 11:10 am
  • TYBEE ISLAND, Georgia - Tybee Island police say they confiscated drugs and guns and made several arrests Friday and Saturday as the second straight weekend of the unofficial Orange Crush spring break gathering got underway.

  • 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.

  • 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.