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Campaign donations create ethics issue in Port Wentworth

1 hour 23 min ago
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Port Wentworth’s ethics ordinance requirement for elected officials’ recusal from voting on issues related to campaign donors is causing a problem for one the city’s most frequent donors — Fred Williams.

Read more deann.komanecky@savannahnow.com Photos DeAnn Komanecky

Savannah Fire douses house fire, 9 displaced

1 hour 39 min ago
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Nine people were displaced after a house fire on Cleland Avenue on Sunday.

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Cincinnati area shaken by racial taunts, insults in schools

1 hour 57 min ago
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CINCINNATI — Some schools have been plagued this winter by outbreaks of racism in and around a city that’s been revitalized in recent years following racial violence.

Read more The Associated Press Photos DAN SEWELL

Natural Georgia: Hard to sleep with venomous brown recluse nearby

2 hours 1 min ago
News Accent

The notorious brown recluse spiders (Family Sicariidae, Genus Loxosceles) are infamous for good reason.

Read more Photos Dirk J. Stevenson

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

2 hours 30 min ago
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Email your event at least two weeks in advance to calendar@savannahnow.com. Announcements printed in chronological order as space allows. Info: 912-652-0365. Calendar also online at savannahnow.com.

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U.S. Navy says it won’t be deterred by Chinese-built islands

4 hours 45 sec ago
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ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, Philippines — A Navy officer aboard a mammoth U.S. aircraft carrier brimming with F18 fighter jets said Saturday that American forces would continue to patrol the South China Sea wherever “international law allows us” when asked if China’s newly built islands could restrain them in the disputed waters.

Read more The Associated Press Photos Jim Gomez

Candler Clays 2018

4 hours 6 min ago

2018 Savannah Book Festival

4 hours 9 min ago

Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch draws criticism

6 hours 7 min ago
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BEIJING — A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being broadcast on Chinese state television’s Lunar New Year variety show, although some people in Beijing were left wondering why it would be considered offensive.

Read more The Associated Press Photos DAKE KANG

Ceremony to mark deadly nightclub fire postponed due to snow

8 hours 7 min ago
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WEST WARWICK, R.I. — A ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people has been postponed because of an expected snowstorm.

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Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

10 hours 45 sec ago
News Crime & Courts Politics

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump has made a grim trip to a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders.

Read more The Associated Press Photos CATHERINE LUCEY KEN THOMAS

Trump overreaches to claim indictment proves ‘no collusion’

11 hours 59 min ago
Politics News

For years, President Donald Trump pushed back against the idea of election meddling, dismissing it as a hoax and an affront to the legitimacy of his victory. Read more

The Associated Press Photos ZEKE MILLER

Bastian, Bowers honored as Trustees

Sat, 2018-02-17 23:30
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The Georgia Historical Society honored Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Air Lines, and Paul Bowers, chairman, president, and CEO of Georgia Power, as the newest Georgia Trustees at its annual Trustees Gala on Saturday night.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Sat, 2018-02-17 23:17
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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Vox Populi: ‘Meg Heap genuinely cares about the people she represents.’

Sat, 2018-02-17 22:32
News Accent Vox Populi

“Congratulations to Meg Heap on a well-deserved award. She genuinely cares about the people she represents. Enjoy it while you can, Savannah. I’m sure it won’t be long until Meg is on to bigger and better things.”

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Get Smart: Why we celebrate Black History Month

Sat, 2018-02-17 21:43
Accent Column News

Black History Month is an annual celebration to emphasize the history and achievements of African Americans. Including the history of all people is important year-round, but Black History Month offers an opportunity to focus on aspects of history that are sometimes overlooked.

Read more For Savannah Morning News Photos Jacqueline Y. Smart

Vigils hosted to honor slain Savannah men

Sat, 2018-02-17 20:49
News Crime & Courts

Friends and family members of Terry James Coburn crowded Sunset Park on Saturday evening to pay tribute to the 29-year-old Savannah man who was fatally shot last week.

Read more brittini.ray@savannahnow.com Photos Brittini Ray

With Mays sharp, Jenkins too much for Jackson

Sat, 2018-02-17 20:45
News Sports High School

Tre’ Mays picked a good time to snap out of a shooting slump that dates back to the start of the Region 3-3A tournament.

Read more nathan.deen@savannahnow.com Photos Nathan Deen

Festival kicks off Irish season

Sat, 2018-02-17 20:08
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The Hostess City kicked off its Irish season on Saturday with first day of the 26th annual Savannah Irish Festival.

Read more brittini.ray@savannahnow.com Photos Brittini Ray

Savannah developer plans Starland live, work, play community

Sat, 2018-02-17 20:00
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Located in the Thomas Square Streetcar neighborhood, the Starland District is one of the Savannah’s fastest growing areas. Home to local art galleries, technology startups and designers, there’s no shortage of creativity.

Read more katie.nussbaum@savannahnow.com Photos Katie Nussbaum