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Cincinnati area shaken by racial taunts, insults in schools

Sun, 2018-02-18 17:10
News

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

Sun, 2018-02-18 17:06
News Accent

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

Read more Photos Dirk J. Stevenson

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sun, 2018-02-18 16:37
News Accent

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

Sun, 2018-02-18 15:07
News

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

Sun, 2018-02-18 15:01

2018 Savannah Book Festival

Sun, 2018-02-18 14:58

Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch draws criticism

Sun, 2018-02-18 13:00
News

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

Sun, 2018-02-18 11:00
News

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

Sun, 2018-02-18 09:07
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’

Sun, 2018-02-18 07:07
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
News

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
Accent News

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.”

Read more Photos Vox Populi

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
News

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
News

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

New Hampstead routs Thomas County Central in playoff opener 65-42

Sat, 2018-02-17 19:53
News Sports High School

New Hampstead coach Tonya Mackey wasn’t happy with her team’s effort early on in the Phoenix’s first-round playoff matchup with visiting Thomas County Central on Saturday.

Read more dennis.knight@savannahnow.com Photos Dennis Knight

Pioneering Savannah teacher Susie King Taylor’s undertold story comes full circle

Sat, 2018-02-17 19:44
News Accent

The day is just beginning at Susie King Taylor Community School. Parents lead their little ones — some with hearts painted on their cheeks, others sporting pink and red ribbons woven in their braids for Valentine’s Day — through the heavy front doors of the 112-year-old red brick building on the corner of Bull and 34th streets.

Read more Special to Savannah Morning News Photos Amy Paige Condon