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Local law enforcement partners for mobile field training

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTGS) — It’s a common sight on the news these days: protests in the streets turn violent. While Savannah hasn’t dealt with those problems, law enforcement in our area is training to be able to handle it if needed. Chatham County Police Chief Jeff Hadley said it’s an effort to keep the county… Keep Reading

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SCCPSS graduation rate sets record, surpasses state and national rates

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) — The Georgia Dept. of Education released 2019-20 graduation rates for the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) on Tuesday and district officials said the rates have surpassed state and national levels. SCCPSS officials said its cohort graduation rate improved by nearly two percentage points over last year – rising from 87.8% to… Keep Reading

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Chatham County prepares for recount

CHATHAM CO., Ga. (WTGS) — Georgia played as a battleground state this general election and the Trump Campaign said they plan to demand a recount. Antwan T. Lang, member of Chatham County Board of Elections says the county plans to certify their election results today, but a recount cannot happen until every local board and county… Keep Reading

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EXPLAINER: Why the AP hasn’t called Georgia’s close race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of still-uncounted ballots — many in counties where Democrat Joe Biden was in the lead — are what’s making the Georgia contest between President Donald Trump and Biden too early to call. Trump and Biden were locked in a tight contest Thursday to secure the 270 electoral votes needed… Keep Reading

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Chatham Co. uploads majority of remaining absentee ballots

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – UPDATE: Around 17,000 absentee ballots were upload from Chatham County to the Secretary of State’s website at about 6:51 p.m. on Thursday. According to a board of elections member, this was the county’s last large amount of ballots remaining. The update in Chatham County cut President Donald Trump’s lead in the… Keep Reading

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Lines at polling locations shorter than expected

CHATHAM CO. Ga. (WTGS) — What a difference just a few days can make. On the first day of early voting three weeks ago, some voters said they stood in line for nearly 5 hours. But on Tuesday, lines at voting locations across Chatham County seem to have reached their peak at six o’clock this morning.… Keep Reading

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