Jan Skutch, SavannahNow

Jan Skutch

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Savannah, GA, United States

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  • Bluffton Today

Recent articles by Jan:

Beat the heat: Senior Citizens Inc. to offer fans to local seniors, beginning Thursday

Senior Citizens Inc. will kick off it’s annual "Fans for Seniors" fan drive at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, to help protect local seniors → Read More

Tanger Outlet to host blood drive Thursday, Friday; COVID-19 testing included

The Tanger Outlet Center Savannah will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at the Pooler site, Suite → Read More

Tanger Outlet to host blood drive Thursday, Friday; COVID-19 antibody testing included

The Tanger Outlet Center Savannah will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at the Pooler site, Suite → Read More

Judges reappoint Lisa Colbert at Juvenile Court, seek second new judge

Chatham County Superior Court judges are reappointing Juvenile Court Judge Lisa Goldwire Colbert through the end of the year and are seeking nominees for → Read More

Judges re-appoint Lisa Colbert at Juvenile Court, seek second new judge

Chatham County Superior Court judges are re-appointing Juvenile Court Judge Lisa Goldwire Colbert through the end of the year and are seeking nominees for → Read More

Savannah priest took life as he found it from Irish farm to gunman’s Cathedral attack

By his own admission, Monsignor William Oliver O’Neill is "a person who likes mischief and excitement."So when the retired rector at the → Read More

Chatham County DA candidate Shalena Jones pledges hope, optimism if elected in November

Chatham District Attorney candidate Shalena Cook Jones on Friday thanked her supporters and renewed her pledge to bring a new kind of leadership to the → Read More

Chatham County Board of Election to certify results Friday evening

The Chatham County Board of Elections will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. today to review and certify the results of the June 9, 2020, Presidential Preference Primary and General Election. The meeting will be held via Zoom and can be joined by the public with the information below:Join Zoom Meeting: ID: 655 527 1923 → Read More

Mother of Savannah State slaying victim grieves in solidarity with others through march

The mother of Savannah State University student Christopher Starks who was slain on campus in 2015 said it took almost four years to bring the man charged → Read More

Chatham County added to federal Atlanta-Carolinas Region High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

Chatham County has been added to the Atlanta-Carolinas Region High Intensity Drug Trafficking area in an effort to assist in the community’s fight against drug trafficking, U.S. Attorney Bobby Christine said in a press release on Thursday.The designation by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy means Chatham County will gain access to additional federal resources to coordinate… → Read More

Savannah/Chatham CASA gets $100,000 national grant to assist underserved youth

Savannah/Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has been awarded a $100,000 mentoring grant to increase support for the county’s most → Read More

Bryan County woman pleads guilty in federal court to witness tampering

A Bryan County woman has admitted in federal court to attempting to persuade a victim to recant allegations that the woman’s husband had coerced a minor for sex, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Bobby R. Christine.Lori Wilson, also known as “Loretta Lightningbolt,” 35, pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court to tampering with a victim or witness, Christine said.The charge… → Read More

Grab and Go meal event Tuesday for military, medical workers and first responders

Step One Automotive Group will be hosting a grab-and-go meal event for military, medical workers and first responders from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday at → Read More

Chatham County Recorder’s Court alters rules to ensure business gets done

Beginning Monday, June 15, Chatham County Recorder’s Court officials are modifying their court operations to ensure their work still gets done in the face of the ongoing statewide judicial emergency, Chief Judge Tammy Stokes said.Friday’s order from Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton extending the emergency until July 12 "does not affect us," Stokes said, adding that it targeted… → Read More

Chatham County Recorder’s Court alters rules to ensure business gets done

Beginning Monday, June 15, Chatham County Recorder’s Court officials are modifying their court operations to ensure their work still gets done in the face of the ongoing statewide judicial emergency, Chief Judge Tammy Stokes said.Friday’s order from Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton extending the emergency until July 12 “does not affect us,” Stokes said, adding that it targeted… → Read More

Shawntray Grant’s family sues for $100 million in damages in his 2018 ambush slaying

The family of slain Savannah community activist Shawntray “Puff” Grant has filed suit for what it contends was negligence to provide security in the parking lot of The View where he was gunned down.The suit, filed June 1 in Chatham County State Court , seeks $100 million in damages from the defendants, who include the Housing Authority of Savannah, Hunt Companies, Inc., and Envolve Community… → Read More

Savannah’s homeless initiative on Dundee Street could be model for future efforts

A Savannah initiative for housing homeless folks should begin to take shape within two weeks on a Dundee Street plat adjacent to the Tiny House project, → Read More

Shawntray Grant’s family sues for $100 million in damages in his 2018 ambush slaying

The family of slain Savannah community activist Shawntray “Puff” Grant has filed suit for what it contends was negligence to provide security in the parking lot of The View where he was gunned down.The suit, filed June 1 in Chatham County State Court , seeks $100 million in damages from the defendants, who include the Housing Authority of Savannah, Hunt Companies, Inc., and Envolve Community… → Read More

Savannah Gives June 11

As Savannah’s nonprofit community partners continue to rely on donations and support in their efforts to help those in need because of the COVID-19 → Read More

Georgia chief justice extends court emergency until July 12 due to coronavirus pandemic

On Friday, Georgia’s chief justice Harold Melton extended the statewide judicial emergency through Sunday, July 12, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, continuing his bar of jury trial and grand juries in most instances.Melton had extended the order until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 12. He previously extended the order from March until May, and then from May until June, which ended on… → Read More