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Deaf puppy eying bright future

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Operation New Hope, which pairs inmates at the Chatham County Jail with dogs looking to be adopted, has been going strong for more than 10 years now. In that time, the program has seen plenty of success and just about every type of dog. Well, almost every type. “He loves to… Keep Reading

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Beyond the Bell Savannah offers youth training for Alcohol Awareness Month

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — April marks Alcohol Awareness Month and a local organization is continuing its mission to help prevent underage drinking. This month, Beyond the Bell Savannah, is offering free training programs that educate families about the impacts of consuming alcohol at a young age. A Georgia Student Health Survey of 14,123 students in the Savannah-Chatham… Keep Reading

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Savannah area organizations partner in vaccine information campaign

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) — A new program is launching in Savannah and Chatham County to help those who have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine become more confident regarding the safety of the vaccine, know how to obtain a vaccine, and connect to transportation options. According to a press release shared Tuesday, Chatham County, the City of Savannah,… Keep Reading

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Universities mandate vaccinations: The plan locally

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Some colleges and universities — including Duke University, most recently — are now requiring students, staff and faculty members to get the coronavirus vaccine. It’s part of a nationwide effort to safely return to in-person classes in the fall. In March, the University System of Georgia put out its recommendations for… Keep Reading

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Jepson Center offering free weekend to Savannah, Chatham Co. residents

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) — Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center will be open free to Savannah and Chatham County residents this weekend, April 16-18. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, the museum will offer free admission to the large contemporary art space on Telfair Square, in partnership with the City of Savannah. Face masks are… Keep Reading

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