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- considers Muscogee County safer than the other school districts serving Georgia's second-tier cities, which didn't earn a numbered ranking among the state's top 88 but received the following grades: Chatham County (Savannah) B-minus, Richmond County (Augusta) C-plus and Bibb County ...

Chatham County police are investigating a shooting on Oak Forest Drive that injured one person early Thursday morning. About midnight Thursday,offers responded to a call about a shooting that occurred at Oak Forest Drive, said county spokeswoman Abby Murphy. Witnesses reported hearing gunshots, ...
Chatham County has sued a group of opioid manufacturers and distributors for damages stemming from their allegedly misrepresenting their products ... It alleges violations of Georgia's Controlled Substance Act, Georgia's Pharmacy Practice Act, Deceptive Trade Practices Act along with negligence and ...
The Georgia State House didn't offer any money to pay for the study needed to examine consolidating Chatham County and the City of Savannah. The study will cost a reported $200,000. Now, it's all up to the Senate to fund and approve it. This makes it a long shot without their help. Representative Ron ...
A Chatham County jury is making history this week - awarding $18 million in a medical malpractice case - setting a new record for jury verdicts in the county. The attorneys involved in the case say it's hard to put a price tag on any kind of medical malpractice case, but this was one of the worst cases they've ...
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Chatham County Youth Commission kicks off their annual legislative tour on March 4. They will travel to ... Founded 26 years ago by Dr. Priscilla D. Thomas and directed by Van R. Johnson, II, this program has been replicated in many other counties across Georgia and out of state.
A Georgia Senate proposal attempts to keep fewer non-violent offenders behind bars. It's a measure designed to give those who really can't afford bail a get-out-of-jail-free ticket. SB 407 is also one of Governor Nathan Deal's plans to overhaul the state's criminal justice system. In Chatham County, a similar ...
A city vote that's also counted in the county is not a new concept for consolidation in Georgia. In fact, that's how consolidation was passed in Columbus-Muscogee and Macon-Bibb County. “I'm not sure if it will be set up the same way in Savannah-Chatham County but if you voted in the city, your vote ...
The official Georgia Arbor Day is always the third Friday of February each year. This year, it falls on Friday, Feb. 16. The Savannah Tree Foundation is partnering with local governments to plant trees in observance of Arbor Day as part of hurricane recovery efforts. As part of the celebrations, nine tree ...


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