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  • Sharks Want To Keep Rewriting Islands History
    Savannah, GA – This season is already a historic one for the Islands Sharks. Last week this group won the first playoff game in school history, but they aren’t done yet. ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-21
  • Isle of Hope students earn national honor
    The Isle of Hope K8 is celebrating a big honor – second place at the NASA Student Astronaut Challenge. The middle school students competed inside NASA’s flight simulator last week at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. They had to handle various emergencies from the NASA team during ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-21
  • Church hosts vigil amidst deadly gun violence in Savannah
    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Tristan Gray, 17, was a member of the Temple of Glory Church in Carver Village where there was a vigil to help stop the violence Monday night. This vigil is a sign of support for a community who’s been through a tough couple of days after several ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-21
  • Local Muslims call for protection after recent email threat
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — There were calls for stepped-up police protection for the state’s Muslim community following emailed threats received by the Birmingham Islamic Society and the Huntsville Islamic Center. The Muslim community isn’t a stranger to threats, but this time given the climate and specificity of the email,  they ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-21
  • SSU Cheerleading wins at 2017 CHEERSPORT Nationals
    SAVANNAH, GA – (WSAV) The Savannah State University cheer-leading team announcing a win at the CHEERSPORT Nationals. The team won the Level 4 Division, Open 4 category in the two-day event with a final score of 87.62 Sunday. According to the school, the win is the first time that a ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-21
  • No more ‘High Five Fridays’ at Connecticut schools
    NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Northampton school children are welcome to give high fives to police officers, but they won’t be doing so at school every Friday morning anymore. The department had instituted a “High Five Friday” program, where in which uniformed officers traveled to the city’s four elementary schools to ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-20
  • Bridge work and placement to create delays on King George Blvd this week
    CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga (WSAV) – It’s an area Savannah drivers know all too well. Now new construction at the highway 204 and King George boulevard intersection may affect your evening commute. Four to five months from now traffic headaches could be gone at the intersection. The next four to five ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-20
  • Beaufort County School Teachers Keep Up With Technology in The Classroom
    While Monday was a school holiday for students in the Lowcountry, Beaufort County teachers took the opportunity to catch up on their learning, as part of the district’s “Best Practices Day”. Nearly 2,000 teachers gathered at schools across the county to attend sessions taught by master teachers and staff considered experts ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-20
  • SC 10th-Graders Have Experiment on Space Station
    COLUMBIA, S.C. — When the SpaceX rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Sunday, one of the things it was carrying was a science experiment designed by three South Carolina high school students. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will perform the experiment. Cedric McQueen, Parker Matthews, and Tevin Glover are ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-20
  • Stonecrest sports, entertainment complex investment
    A company is set to announce their plans for a $200 million sport complex that they said will create 2,000 new jobs in DeKalb County. ... read more
    Source: CBS 46Published on 2017-02-20
  • The Rebecca Padgett School of Performing Arts equipping youth with tools for success
    SAVANNAH, Ga. In honor of Black History Month, News 3 is taking a look at local African-American businesses that are helping to improve their communities from the inside out. News 3’s Courtney Cole made her first stop at The Rebecca Padgett School of Performing Arts, where teachers are helping to ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-20
  • Tree removal welcomed 20 weeks after Hurricane Matthew
    (SAVANNAH) Some residents in one neighborhood in Savannah are reporting progress in their hope for hurricane clean up five months after Matthew hit. The trouble was trees felled by the storm remained on one home at the intersection Skidaway Road and Bayberry Drive. The trees remained untouched after the storm ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-20
  • Local Lawmaker Talks Candidly About Gang Problem in Savannah, Statewide
    Three people shot, two dead in Yamacraw Village this weekend. Part of a four days violence spree which has everyone anxious and worried. District 162 State Representative Carl Gilliard says this weekend’s shooting was gang related. “The Chief and them didn’t say officially what happened, but those were hits in ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-20
  • Warm Weather Cancels Snow Sculpture Festival
    Warm weather has melted the works of art. An event in Winnipeg (Canada) has been cancelled due to unseasonably warm weather.  The Festival Du Voyageur International Snow Sculpture Symposium held annually, usually sees the structures lasting for months. The artists worked for three days, fighting the warmer weather.  They even ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-20
  • Special Report: Trucks Carrying Hazardous Materials Along Bay, MLK – Should They Be Forced To Find New Route?
    Savannah — WSAV On a beautiful day like today, you can find hundreds of people out and about, walking through downtown Savannah.  Bay Street, MLK Boulevard — streets flooded with people everywhere.  Something you’ll also see on these streets, if you look closely, trucks.  And, lots of them.  Many of ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-02-20