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Recent articles by Chase:

Problems with polling technology reported in Chatham County

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Trial and error, that’s what many of the polling sites across Chatham County had to go through to get their precincts up and running early to start Election Day. “Some issues have been reported to us. We understand they are issues or polls being out or some varying degrees at Moses […] → Read More

Sec. Raffensperger previews Bryan County’s new mobile voting unit ahead of Election Day

ELLABELL, Ga. (WSAV) — The Hendrix Park precinct in Bryan County has a new look this election season. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger unveiled a brand new emergency mobile voting unit ahead of what’s expected to be an extremely busy day for the fastest growing county in the state of Georgia. “This is for […] → Read More

Broughton Streetscapes Project completion date pushed to October

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Too much noise, no parking and clouds of dust. Those are just some of the complaints that business owners along Broughton Street have about the nearly two-year-long construction project. Meanwhile, Mayor Van Johnson said work is moving along. “And you know, the interesting thing is, and I think what people have […] → Read More

Memorial Health recognizes Trauma Awareness Month

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – It’s the leading cause of death in people under the age of 44 — traumatic injury. That’s why Trauma Awareness Month is of the utmost importance for health professionals at Memorial Health. “I think Trauma Awareness Month is crucial because it not only helps educated the public on the issue of […] → Read More

Mayor Van Johnson, Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter clash at latest city council meeting

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — An argument between Mayor Van Johnson and city Alderwoman Kesha-Gibson Carter during Thursday’s city council meeting is gaining some attention. It all started during a discussion about the approval of nearly $40,000 towards a vehicle for the office of City Manager Jay Melder. That’s when Post-1 At-Large Alderwoman Gibson-Carter spoke out […] → Read More

Mayor: Holistic approach key to combatting crime

It was another violent weekend in the city of Savannah, with three people dead, including a teenager. → Read More

Air Force hosts Sentry Savannah training exercise, potentially final under proposed 2023 budget

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Nearly 50 military aircraft from all across the country took place in this once-a-year training exercise, featuring some of the military’s most impressive fighter jets. They call it the premiere exercise of the Air National Guard. “We have about 48 aircraft here training to the fourth and fifth-generation tactics against a […] → Read More

OPFOB holds 2nd annual ‘Light the Fire’ ceremony to raise awareness for veteran suicide

RIDGELAND, S.C. (WSAV) — A somber event was held in Ridgeland on Sunday. The 2nd annual Light the Fire ceremony was hosted by Operation Patriots Forward Operating Base(OPFOB). OPFOB is a grassroots movement in the Lowcountry that helps veterans heal mentally following their service and find their purpose beyond the call of duty. “OPFOB is […] → Read More

Rep. Carl Gilliard hosts Family Empowerment week, capped off by Family Affair in Daffin Park

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Saturday served as the first annual Family Affair in Daffin Park. The fun-for-all event was hosted as a part of Georgia state Rep. Carl Gilliard’s Family Empowerment week. “This is an opportunity to communicate with them about careers with Savannah Tech, Goodwill industries, we’re promoting that,” Gilliard said. “We have these […] → Read More

‘It means everything,’ Savannah State University holds 200th Commencement Ceremony

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Friday marked a special occasion at Savannah State University. The 200th commencement ceremony, honoring 132 years of higher learning at Georgia’s very first public historically Black university. “This is a special ceremony marking a significant milestone in celebrating 132 years of honor, pride, and imminence. Graduates, this special occasion represents the […] → Read More

Mayor’s Small Business conference returns for first time since 2015

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The Mayor’s Small Business Conference returned to Savannah Thursday. The theme for the event was business unusual. Highlighting the unknown that for many local merchants, has become the new normal. “So the theme for today was business unusual, and I think we have to recognize that the world we are going […] → Read More

Herschel Walker holds rally in Statesboro, says he’s ready to take on Warnock

STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) — Senate candidate Herschel Walker hit the campaign trail Wednesday. Dozens of folks gathered in Statesboro to hear why he believes he’s the best choice for Georgians this election season. “I wanna attack the economy, I wanna attack our national security, trying to get America’s dream back together, and also get these […] → Read More

Mayor’s Small Business Conference returning to Savannah Thursday

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — For the first time since 2015, the Mayor’s Small Business Conference is returning to the Hostess City on Thursday. Giving local business owners a chance to make their voices heard. “You know, small businesses are the cog of Savannah. I mean, when you look at why Savannah’s economy has done so […] → Read More

Travelers should expect delays heading to and from Tybee Island this weekend

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WSAV) — If you’re planning on taking advantage of the warm weather out on Tybee Island this weekend, you could experience some delays. The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) granted permission for a movie crew to shoot underneath the Lazaretto Creek Bridge on Friday and Saturday “We have permitted them to do […] → Read More

Mayor: Gun violence won’t be Savannah’s narrative

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Hostess City saw three separate shootings over the weekend, one that was fatal. During his weekly press conference Tuesday, Mayor Van Johnson said that while he’s bothered by continued gun violence in Savannah, “this will not be the narrative for our city.” “There are far too many good things happening […] → Read More

Local grassroots movement provides support for area homeless located in food deserts

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The city’s homeless authority estimates 4,000 people are without a home in Savannah. For so many of them, it is problem that just can’t be shaken. “Camp Deliveries program strives to reach people who are in the more remote homeless camps in Savannah and Chatham County, and those are the camps […] → Read More

Bryan County continues to rebuild 2 weeks following deadly EF4 tornado

PEMBROKE, GA. (WSAV) — Nearly two weeks have passed since the most powerful twister so far this year took place in Bryan County. Now, locals are starting to adjust to a new normal — life following the storm. “People are going back to work and they’re having to, unfortunately, put some of their lives if […] → Read More

Community events held across the city for Easter Sunday

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The rows were lined at the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist Church for Sunday’s Easter Mass service. A glimmer of hope, as this marks the Cathedral’s first full scale Easter service held in-person since 2019 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “To see a full house like that and […] → Read More

Pooler holds 3rd annual ‘Plant a Tree for Free’

POOLER, Ga. (WSAV) — The city of Pooler hosted their third annual plant a tree for free event. 340 trees were on hand to be given out, free of charge. The event was made possible through a collaboration by the city of Pooler, the Garden Club of Pooler, and Greenery Inc. One tree was handed […] → Read More

‘Cars for the Community’ event held to help raise funds for Bryan County storm victims

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — On Saturday, Slow Movement hosted a cars for the community event at the Nine Line Apparel warehouse. The car show featured a best in show competition, as well as taking donations for those affected by severe weather in the Bryan County area. “We know a lot of people lost you know, […] → Read More