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Weather wreaks havoc on Wilmington and Whitemarsh Islands

Wilmington Island was wrecked by mother nature Tuesday afternoon.

“Yeah it was scary,” said Larry Oertley.

Strong thunder storms came rolling in, leaving a path behind. 181 more words

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Wild weather wreaks havoc on Chatham coast, islands

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — Severe weather is causing major issues on the islands with multiple reports coming into the newsroom at this moment – ranging from accidents to power outages. 101 more words

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Family cat left partially paralyzed after being shot, owners say

WILMINGTON ISLAND, Ga. (WJCL) — A Wilmington Island family is looking for answers after someone shot and nearly paralyzed their family pet.

The family’s vet says their cat still has two pellets inside him.  277 more words

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Substation malfunction causes power outage on Tybee

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WJCL) — More than 4,000 customers were affected by a power outage on Tybee Island, Thursday.

The City of Tybee Island tweeted that the outage was the result of a power failure at a substation on Wilmington Island. 55 more words

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Smart pleads not-guilty to murder of wife

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — The man accused of beating his wife to death on Wilmington Island has pleaded not guilty to the charge of murder before a judge, Wednesday. 125 more words

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Water crews contain two sewer spills

WILMINGTON ISLAND, Ga. (WJCL) — Savannah water crews contained two sewer spills Saturday on Wilmington Island.

The first one was just after 1 p.m. on Winchester Drive.  55 more words

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"Ironclads when commanded by daring men can run... past our batteries": Savannah defenses

For some time I’ve focused on the defenses of Charleston, as they were 150 years ago, and less so on Savannah.  Both cities were considered critical to the Confederate war effort, though Savannah received less attention than the South Carolina port.  946 more words

American Civil War