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UPDATE: Houlihan Bridge in Port Wentworth reopened after malfunction

The Houlihan Bridge in Port Wentworth has reopened after  a two-hour closure stemming from a malfunction, according to the Port Wentworth Police Department.  The police were notified of the bridge’s closure at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. The closure was due to a mechanical issue with the drawbridge, which spans the Savannah River between South Carolina and Chatham… Keep Reading

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Might Savannah pony up for the sport of kings?

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Polo is a game played on horseback between two teams of four players, each using mallets with long, flexible handles to drive a wooden ball down a grass field and between two goal posts.  According to the Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame, the sport of polo is older than recorded… Keep Reading

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Georgia surgeon amasses largest known Frederick Douglass collection

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Over the last 40 years, a Georgia man created the largest known collection of Frederick Douglass material, according to Douglass biographer David Blight. Dr. Walter Evans is a retired surgeon who collected old books and African art – and quietly amassed a huge collection of material produced by the onetime slave-turned-abolitionist. Continue Reading on 11 ALIVE Keep Reading

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Warmer temperatures return with dry weather

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Tuesday morning will be another comfortable one with temperatures in the 60s along with drier air still around. We’ll warm up to the upper 80s by lunchtime with afternoon highs returning to the low to mid 90s. Although we need it, you won’t have to worry about any rain being around… Keep Reading

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New $16M plan proposes more modest changes for Savannah park

SAVANNAH, Ga (AP) – One of Georgia’s signature urban parks could see gradual changes under a new plan. A privately-financed plan for Savannah’s Forsyth Park calls for fewer changes than early versions, the Savannah Morning News reports, after residents opposed an aggressive transformation as harmful to the park’s historic features. Continue Reading on NEWS 4 JAX Keep Reading

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