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Port of Savannah to Get US DOT Maritime Grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced last week that it has awarded more than $280 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program.  This funding is designed to improve port facilities at or near coastal seaports. The Port of Savannah is a major recipient. “Ports are gateways… Keep Reading

Daycare center abruptly closed in Richmond Hill

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTOC) – Parents in Richmond Hill were left shocked Thursday morning when they went to drop off their children at daycare. Parents arrived to find the Angel Learning Center doors chained and the daycare closed. The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, also known as DECAL, said the center’s license was… Keep Reading

JCB to host manufacturing job fair in Pooler

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – JCB, which manufactures construction and agricultural equipment, is hosting a job fair on Saturday for more than 30 open positions. The job fair will be held at JCB’s headquarters, located at 2000 Bamford Boulevard in Pooler, on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. JCB will be accepting applications… Keep Reading

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New Development coming to Pooler Fall 2020

POOLER, Ga. (WTOC) – Another development has now popped up in Pooler. Work on the project, located off of Towne Center Drive, just recently got underway. “We want a piece of it. It is a growing developing area,” said part owner of the property Tony Yang. They bought the property back in February of 2019… Keep Reading

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Inspired by new exhibit, Savannah artist adds color to Jepson Center

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The Jepson Center in downtown Savannah is adding some color to its walls to welcome a new exhibit. Telfair Museums is commissioning Savannah-based artist Dana Richardson to paint a site-specific mural on the third-floor landing wall of the Jepson Center. The Jepson Center is curating an exhibition called “Launching Savannah’s Art Scene: Founders… Keep Reading

Flu activity remains widespread in Ga., S.C.

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – While the Novel Coronavirus has been making headlines, the latest statistics show the flu is persisting through Georgia right now, and at high rates. The Georgia Department of Heath says so far 47 people have died from the flu across Georgia. South Carolina is also widespread. Continue Reading on Keep Reading

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SCCPSS pre-K lottery applications available Tuesday

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Applications for the pre-K program lottery in Chatham County will be available starting Tuesday, Feb. 18. The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) runs a lottery each year for the limited number of pre-K classes, which are funded by the Georgia Lottery. Applications will be available on paper and online through… Keep Reading

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‘Heart and Sole’ walk helps Savannah teens stay healthy

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) -Friday teens and their mentors got together for the “Heart and Sole” walk.  The event which is part of the Top Ladies of Distinction Conference is an effort to raise awareness about heart health and mental illness.  Conference speakers also hosted workshops about human trafficking and discussed record high suicide rates and… Keep Reading

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Thousands attend annual Savannah Book Festival

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) -Thousands of people flocked to Telfair Square on Saturday morning for the annual Savannah Book Festival. The festival is about 10 years in the making. Every year features different authors, coming to town to meet fans and sign books. Continue Reading on Keep Reading

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