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Part of Historic Savannah Ogeechee Canal trail nearly destroyed

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) – A hidden treasure that winds through Chatham County was nearly plundered this past weekend. A developer tore up a part of the Historic Savannah Ogeechee Canal trail to make way for new houses off Quacco Road. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the canal winds 16.5 miles from… Keep Reading

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Home holiday safety tips from Pooler Police Dept.

POOLER, Ga. (WTOC) – For most, this is the season of giving. However sadly, for some it’s also become a season of taking. That’s why the Pooler Police Department has now deployed their “Elf Patrol.” Each year the police department steps up their enforcement around areas that tend to see an increase in crime during… Keep Reading

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Georgia testing new machines ahead of 2020 elections

Georgia’s election officials are getting ready for next year’s presidential race. After last year’s chaotic gubernatorial election, the state is rolling out new machines and addressing other problems. “It was horrendous. Four and a half hour wait, and we didn’t get out of there until midnight,” said Rick Ellison, a poll volunteer who witnessed the… Keep Reading

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Residents push back against proposed Pooler development project

POOLER, Ga. (WTOC) – Pooler and development seem to go hand in hand. But one section of town is pushing back, and at least for now, winning. Monday the Pooler Planning and Zoning Board unanimously voted to recommend denying the “Pooler Promenade Development” The proposal includes adding several three story buildings near the neighborhood. The… Keep Reading

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Pooler residents upset over approved development

POOLER, Ga. — In Pooler, growth has become a part of everyday life but some residents are concerned too much growth could create several problems in the community. On Monday, Pooler City Council approved the rezoning of an area off Highway 80 and Sangrena Drive, a decision that many people who live nearby strongly disagree… Keep Reading

Slapfish opening in Pooler, GA

SLAPFISH MAKES ITS DEBUT IN POOLER: The Nation’s Fastest Growing Seafood Restaurant Continues Expansion on the East Coast and Opens in Pooler with a Lobster Roll Giveaway WHO: Slapfish, the nation’s fastest growing seafood restaurant which serves cravable dishes in a fast casual setting, announces its newest location in Pooler, GA. Slapfish invites locals to… Keep Reading

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Pooler council votes to approve proposed Sangrena Woods rezoning

After numerous neighbors voiced opposition to a proposed rezoning of a property near the intersection of Sangrena Drive and U.S. 80, Pooler City Council still voted to approve it. After numerous neighbors voiced opposition to a proposed rezoning of a property near the intersection of Sangrena Drive and U.S. 80, Pooler City Council still voted… Keep Reading

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St. Joseph’s/Candler Limiting Visitors Due to Flu

Due to the rapidly increasing number of flu cases in our area, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Candler Hospital are implementing visitor restrictions to protect patients, visitors and our co-workers. Flu cases started increasing in November and for the last three weeks patient with influenza-like illnesses at our hospitals have been above the state baseline. •… Keep Reading

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