Andrew Davis, WSAV News 3

Andrew Davis

WSAV News 3

Savannah, GA, United States

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Recent articles by Andrew:

Bluffton business donates 75,000 kits to Ukrainian families

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) — A Lowcountry company dedicated to helping parents here in the United States is stepping up for the moms and dads in Ukraine. “It’s really heartbreaking as the father of three little girls when you see kids in these types of situations,” said Beav Brodie, CEO and Founder of Tactical Baby Gear. […] → Read More

City of Savannah, former SPD officers accused in new civil lawsuit

SAVANNAH, GA (WSAV) — Two former Savannah police officers are now facing a civil lawsuit by the man who says they and the City of Savannah violated his rights. Darryl Faitele says he was “abused” by officers during an April 2020 warrant sweep. Now he says someone needs to pay for his pain and suffering […] → Read More

$1M bond set for Murdaugh associate, former bank CEO

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) – Russell Laffitte, former CEO of Palmetto State Bank and Alex Murdaugh‘s alleged accomplice, was granted a $1 million bond Friday. Laffitte turned himself in Friday morning in Kershaw County on the 21 charges he was indicted for earlier this week. The indictment alleged that Laffitte helped Murdaugh divert funds from his […] → Read More

Paul Murdaugh’s girlfriend offers testimony, videos of Paul being drunk

HAMPTON COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) — New insight into Paul Murdaugh’s drinking issues coming from his longtime girlfriend. Morgan Doughty says Paul drank on an “almost daily basis” and his parents knew it, condoned it and helped him get alcohol. It all comes from court documents just released in Hampton County. Doughty’s affidavit comes with videos […] → Read More

Palmetto Electric customers can vote new board of directors at annual meeting

RIDGELAND, S.C. (WSAV) — Customers have a chance to have a say in Palmetto Electric’s future by voting in the co-op’s annual meeting. Customers can vote on a new board of directors and ratepayers will receive a $25 reduction on their next power bill and can possibly win a car in a raffle. “As a […] → Read More

Eagle Scout, Hilton Head Fire team up to give American flags a proper burial

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) — It started as an Eagle Scout project. Now with the help of the Hilton Head Fire Department, a flag drop-off box has become a big success. Fire Rescue receives many flags dropped off at Headquarters and Stations for proper disposal. Many people don’t know, you are not supposed to […] → Read More

Beaufort County approved $1 million new study on Highway 278 corridor

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) — As the debate over what’s next for the Highway 278 bridges and corridor continues, Beaufort County is stepping up to do another study about traffic in the area. It’s a study that the Town of Hilton Head and many residents want. “The Council wants to make sure that their […] → Read More

Town Council, Beaufort County stalemate could stop Highway 278 expansion plan

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) — Could a debate between Beaufort County and the Town of Hilton Head put a stop sign on the 278 bridge project? Right now the two sides seem to be at a stalemate. After more than three years of debate, the $290 million dollar bridge project has a proposed look […] → Read More

Sea turtles nesting season on Hilton Head starts Sunday. Do you know the rules?

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) — Every year they make the trek from their nesting site to the ocean, but with so many hazards on the way to their final destination, sea turtles are among the most endangered species. “One in 100 make it to the Gulfstream which is a 70-mile swim,” explains Amber Kuehn, […] → Read More

Hilton Head man returns from mission of mercy in Ukraine with renewed focus

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) — A man who left his family and business to help the people and animals in Ukraine is back home but his humanitarian work is not finished. Jeff Prekop left Groomingdales, his dog grooming business on Hilton Head to go to the war-torn country to help his two and four-legged […] → Read More

Beaufort County Council debates impact fees to pay for schools, parks, infrastructure

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) – Beaufort County homebuilders and buyers could see more money tacked on to their total price if a new set of fees is implemented. The county council is debating the use of impact fees, which are monies from commercial and housing developers used to build libraries, fire services, roads and parks. […] → Read More

Firefighters, EMS hold visual demonstrations of the dangers of drunk driving

BATTERY CREEK HIGH SCHOOL, (WSAV) — Just two years ago, 24 people under the age of 21 died in drunk driving-related accidents in South Carolina. Some local EMS and firefighters are doing their part to bring that number down through a visual demonstration of the dangers. Battery Creek High Schools students watched as firefighters worked […] → Read More

Beaufort County teachers get 3% pay raise. Could another bump be coming?

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) — Beaufort County ranks 53rd among South Carolina school districts in teacher pay. That’s why school officials are taking steps to attract and retain educators. The Schoolboard approved Superintendent Dr. Frank Rodriguez’s proposal to give teachers a 3% pay raise. “This pay increase comes at a crucial time for our employees,” […] → Read More

Meals on Wheels gets clients ready for hurricane season

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) — A Lowcountry agency is making sure folks in need get a good meal, even during a disaster. Meals on Wheels created almost 200 hurricane packs for elderly people in the Lowcountry. Volunteers from Deep Well Project packed up the bags, which include dry snacks, and ready-to-eat meals for Seniors. These packets […] → Read More

Former Palmetto State Bank CEO to be sued in connection with Murdaugh case

HAMPTON COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) – The former CEO of Palmetto State Bank has been put on notice that a lawsuit involving him is on the way. Russell Laffitte was removed from his position as CEO last year after his involvement in the Alex Murdaugh fraud case and his connection to victims was brought forward. Now […] → Read More

Satterfield family drops lawsuit against Corey Fleming, former law firm

HAMPTON COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) — The family of Murdaugh’s former maid have dropped their case against some of the defendants. The Satterfield family has asked to drop Corey Fleming and the Moss, Kuhn and Fleming law firm from their lawsuit. Fleming was the family attorney in an insurance lawsuit connected to the death of Gloria […] → Read More

Satterfield family drops lawsuit against Corey Fleming, former law firm

HAMPTON COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) — The family of Murdaugh’s former maid have dropped their case against some of the defendants. The Satterfield family has asked to drop Corey Fleming and the Moss, Kuhn and Fleming law firm from their lawsuit. Fleming was the family attorney in an insurance lawsuit connected to the death of Gloria […] → Read More

Allendale tornado: NWS finds EF3 damage, family asks for help

ALLENDALE, S.C. (WSAV) – Survey teams have found damage from an EF3 tornado that tore through Allendale Tuesday afternoon. An EF3 is classified as a strong tornado, with severe winds between 136 and 165 mph. According to the National Weather Service, further review is required before finalizing the tornado’s strength, though a complete summary is […] → Read More

Hilton Head opens up applications for public/private workforce housing build

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) — What are currently just empty lots and wooded areas could soon be the key to helping deal with the workforce housing problem on Hilton Head Island. It all starts with RFQ’s or Requests for Qualifications. The town opened up for those requests on Friday. “Our target is about 100 […] → Read More

County gives go-ahead for Hilton Head Airport terminal expansion

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) — The Lowcountry is one step closer to a state-of-the-art terminal at the Hilton Head Regional Airport. That’s after the Beaufort County Council on Monday gave the airport the “go-ahead” to start the bidding process for construction. “It’s going to be one of the most impactful and transformative projects we […] → Read More