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Get Out and Vote rally held in Savannah

AVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – A Get Out and Vote rally was held Wednesday afternoon at Bethel AME Church. The rally was held to encourage voters in Chatham County and around the area to participate in next week’s runoff election. Senator Lester Jackson co-hosted the nonpartisan rally along with the Freedom Creek Foundation. We talked to… Keep Reading

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$5,000 donation boosts effort to house homeless veterans

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV)- An effort to house homeless veterans just got a $5,000 boost. The tiny house project was five years in the making and is now set to enter phase two of construction. The Truist Financial Corporation donated the money. The project currently houses 23 veterans, phase two will bring in 24 more. Mister… Keep Reading

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Large early voting turnout in Chatham Co. for January runoffs

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) – Georgia’s runoff election is now exactly a week away. Voters will cast their ballots in three runoff races: a public service commission race, and two high-profile Senate races. If you want to vote in-person early, you have until this Thursday, Dec. 31, to do so. Already, over 28,000 people have… Keep Reading

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Health officials expect COVID testing demand to remain high

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Health officials in coastal Georgia have seen a rising demand in COVID-19 testing in recent weeks because of the holiday season and travel. With Christmas happening over the weekend, they don’t expect that demand to change. Chatham County Health Department Administrator Dr. Chris Rustin says they are already beginning to see… Keep Reading

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Vaccine roll out begins for Ga. nursing homes, assisted care facilities

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Nursing home residents and staff across Georgia began receiving vaccinations Monday for COVID-19. Gov. Brian Kemp announced the vaccine rollout during a news conference in Gainesville, Ga. The initiative is a public-private partnership between CVS Health, Walgreens and the government. It works like this: the government provides the vaccines, and the… Keep Reading

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