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‘It’s very bad’: Savannah Gardens resident says AC was out for 5 days

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — With hot and dangerous heat waves, there have been concerns with some Savannah Gardens Apartments occupied units having reportedly broken air conditioner units. “I was without air for five days,” said a woman who has lived at the apartments for 3 years. She chose not to identify herself because she fears retaliation. […] → Read More

WebstaurantStore to bring over 200 jobs, ‘strong wages’ to Pembroke

PEMBROKE, Ga. (WSAV) – Yesterday, Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that WebstaurantStore, a supplier to food service professionals around the world, will construct a new distribution facility in Ellabell, Georgia. The new facility will be located at 54 Logistics Drive and will handle the distribution of large restaurant equipment such as commercial indoor/outdoor furniture, […] → Read More

Hospice Savannah’s music therapy brings joy to those nearing end

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Taylor Kersey, a board certified music therapist at Hospice Savannah has always loved music. “I’ve been a musician since I could walk and babble as a baby. Growing up it was the way that I connected with my parents and my grandparents,” she said. As she got older, it helped her to […] → Read More

Savannah Stage Company to celebrate Madonna this week with show

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Just like a prayer that has been answered for those hung up on all things Madonna, the Savannah Stage Company’s (SSC) leading ladies are inviting the community to join them in an evening of celebrating Madonna with their show Material Girls—An Evening Celebrating the Queen of Pop’s Biggest Hits of the […] → Read More

What the Inflation Reduction Act could mean for Savannah residents

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — On Saturday, the Senate voted to move along an extensive climate and economic bill with the support of all 50 Senate Democrats, bringing hindered parts of President Joe Biden’s agenda one step closer to actuality. The Inflation Reduction Act will include major spending to tackle climate change and expand health care […] → Read More

GSU Armstrong opens it’s doors for final SOAR of the year

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Today was the final day for new Georgia University Armstrong Campus students to attend SOAR, the university’s student orientation program that allows students to learn about the university’s policies, engage with their advisors, and meet other students. After officially checking in, students were invited into the Student Union Ballroom to browse […] → Read More

Interstate lane closures begin Monday for I-16/I-95 Improvement Project

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Today, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announced a closure advisory starting next week on Monday, August 8th for the I-16/I-95 Improvement Project. Weather permitting, GDOT construction partners will close the following interstate lanes at the locations below: Daytime Closures Monday, August 8th, through Saturday, August 13th, from 8:00 a.m. to […] → Read More

Bar Julian support of local organizations from a higher level

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Those looking for a restaurant that has it all might consider Bar Julian. Located on Savannah’s highest rooftop, guests can enjoy a meal while viewing the cityscape and Savannah River and give back to the community at the same time. Bar Julian’s evening menu features snacks like Carolina Gold rice balls, […] → Read More

No out-of-pocket COVID-19 testing kiosk now located in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Tens of thousands of people in Georgia have died so far from COVID-19, with hundreds of deaths in Chatham County alone. The number continues to rise which is why testing for the disease is vital. Testing not only helps in reducing the spread of COVID-19, but it also allows for those […] → Read More

Georgia-made films, TV production brings $4.4B to Peach State

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — With the filming of television pilots, series, reality shows and feature films often happening in Georgia, the Peach State is becoming more known as the Hollywood of the South, and for good reason. This year, Georgia had a show-stopping year for the film and television industry as productions spent $4.4 billion […] → Read More

Savannah homeless shelters share wish list of items needed

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — In Georgia, a person is considered homeless if they do not have access to traditional or permanent housing that is safe, sanitary, decent, and affordable. Individuals and families who are living on the streets or in homeless camps, shelters, motels, or their vehicles are all considered homeless. Savannah’s homeless shelters are […] → Read More

8 safety tips for packing your child’s lunchbox

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — School lunchtime is about talking and laughing with friends for many students. It’s also a time for them to get the energy and nutrients needed to keep their bodies and brains working efficiently through the afternoon. Sending kids off to school with a packed lunch could be a healthier alternative they […] → Read More

Murder of Beach High School graduate goes unsolved for 17 years

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — While looking at a picture of Julius Baker one may consider him to have been an average teenager. However, some might suggest he was far from average. Baker was born in the Republic of Panama, a transcontinental country in both Central and South America to his parents, Julius Baker Sr. and […] → Read More

East Georgia State College to help adult learners finish Associate degrees

SWAINSBORO, Ga. (WSAV) — Going to college can be an exciting time for many, as it opens the door to a plethora of new experiences and provides the opportunity to dig deeper into interesting subjects. However, it can also come with challenges which may lead to some not being able to finish. According to the […] → Read More

Free well-deserved offers for teachers that are an A+

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Teachers are the backbone of society and have what many consider the most important job in the world, the ability to shape leaders of the future locally and globally. As they prepare to ready students for their future this school year, these companies are ready to gift teachers with freebies that […] → Read More

Roaches, no hand soap, perfect scores: Chatham County food inspections for July

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Planning on taking a break from the kitchen and eating out? Chatham County is home to a vast number of food service businesses that serve a variety of options ranging from vegan to barbecue. However, before making a decision on where to dine, make sure to take a look at local […] → Read More

Bitget partners with MarketPeak to boost cryptocurrency adoption

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — There could be an uprising of bitcoin maximalists as Bitget has partnered with MarketPeak, a crypto education platform. The partnership is aimed at boosting cryptocurrency ad… → Read More

Local mom of 7 starts publishing company, authors 2 books

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Today, she is known by some as a woman that Savannah is very proud of. Wife to John, a river pilot, mother to seven children, grandmother and now a publisher and author of two books, Leigh Ebberwein’s forward-thinking drive is a force to be reckoned with. “I never was a writer. […] → Read More

Working Georgians make history with states all-time low unemployment rate

Savannah, Ga. (WSAV) — Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced on Thursday that Georgia’s June unemployment rate hit an all-time low of 2.9% while Georgia’s number of jobs continued to climb to an all-time high of 4,801,800. Georgia’s unemployment rate was seven-tenths of a percent lower than the national June 2022 unemployment rate of 3.6%. […] → Read More

Former Beaufort mayor meets EMS workers who saved his life

BEAUFORT, SC. (WSAV) — Thursday former City of Beaufort, South Carolina Mayor William Keyserling, who suffered a medical emergency in May, was able to meet the Beaufort County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel and learn about advanced lifesaving medical procedures. “I’ve always had huge respect for the EMS and our firefighters,” Keyserling told WSAV. “These […] → Read More