Savannah police warn of mailbox thefts

SAVANNAH — The Savannah Police Department is warning residents of a rash of thefts from residential mailboxes. If you have to mail off payments, or anything involving banking numbers, social security numbers, or anything that would leave your identity to chance, the police

25-year-old man dead after shooting in Savannah

SAVANNAH — Savannah Police detectives are investigating a Dec. 5 shooting on E. 64th Street that resulted in the death of a 25-year-old man. Officers responded to the 100 block of E. 64th Street around 5:30 p.m. for a shooting and discovered Dustin Walters

Will the backlog at the Port of Savannah be a holiday Scrooge?

The backlog of ships and cargo in the Port of Savannah remains high due to a shortage of truck drivers, equipment and warehouse workers. Lee Beckman, manager of governmental affairs for the Georgia Ports Authority, painted a dim picture of the situation

The road to ending supply chain problems may start in Savannah

The first seaport to improve its facilities following passage of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill could be in Savannah, a senior Biden administration official said Tuesday. President Joe Biden has yet to sign the measure, which Congress sent to Biden’s desk late last week,

Authorities search for victims in case of Roswell teacher accused of molestation

ROSWELL — The GBI is assisting the Roswell Police Department with identifying additional sexual assault victims in an ongoing criminal investigation.  The Roswell Police Department arrested 63-year-old Robert Vandel, of Canton, on multiple charges, including rape and aggravated child molestation in September.  Investigators

Search continues for Savannah teen missing since Sept. 22

SAVANNAH — The Savannah Police Department is asking for your help locating a teenage girl who has been missing since Sept. 22. Police say 14-year-old Younique Garcia, was last seen 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22 in the 700 block of Lavinia St. She

Four Georgia mayors challenge Kemp on mask mandates

The Democratic mayors of four Georgia cities are asking Gov. Brian Kemp to impose a mask mandate inside state buildings to show he is interested in the health of Georgians as well as the economy. An open letter sent to the Republican

Georgia’s ports are setting records

The beginning of a new fiscal year meant more records at Georgia’s two coastal ports. The Port of Savannah handled 450,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of containerized cargo last month, an increase of 25% over July of last year, the Georgia Ports

Photos: Savannah Police say goodbye to fallen K9 officer

The Savannah Police Department released photos from the memorial service for K9 Jas last week. The K9 was killed in a crash late last month. The photos show a grieving department and capture how much Jas meant to his colleagues. The photos

Georgia company owner pleads guilty to evading trade sanctions

A Georgia company and its owner have admitted guilt in a scheme to evade United States national security laws. Dali Bagrou pled guilty in U.S. District Court to Conspiracy, while his company, World Mining and Oil Supply of Dacula, pled guilty to Violation of

Savannah brings back mask mandate amid coronavirus surge

SAVANNAH — As the delta variant of the coronavirus spreads primarily among the unvaccinated, the city of Savannah is responding by requiring masks. Today, Mayor Van R. Johnson II signed an emergency order requiring face coverings or masks to be worn in the City

Savannah man shot and killed in confrontation with police

A 36-year-old Savannah man was shot and killed by police Saturday night during a traffic stop. The man was a passenger in a car police had stopped for failure to stop at a stop sign. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation,

Cars crash into Savannah College of Art and Design building

SAVANNAH — An overnight crash in Savannah resulted in multiple injuries after two Buicks crashed into a building on Victory Drive. The chain of events started at about 11 p.m. when officers attempted to stop a black Buick sedan on 38th Street. Police

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