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32nd Oglethorpe Invitational gets underway Thursday

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL)  Another full field of talented amateur golfers are set to tee-it-up at the Wilmington Island Golf Club this week.

The 32nd Annual Oglethorpe Invitational gets underway Thursday morning on Wilmington Island. 111 more words

Chatham County leaders silence bar party before it begins

WILMINGTON ISLAND, Ga (WJCL) – A birthday bash at a Wilmington Island bar got silenced before anyone even showed up.

Cocoa’s Dessert Bar wanted to host the party later this month and play music outside until 10 p.m.  284 more words


Indictment released in Lauren Smart murder case

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) – Norman Richard Smart is going to court on multiple charges after a grand jury indictment.  The man is facing charges of malice murder, felony murder and aggravated assault – family violence in connection with the death of his wife, Lauren Smart last month.   14 more words


Cruising Coastal Georgia

We embarked on a sunset cruise around Skidaway and Wilmington Islands last night.

Coastal Georgia is perhaps the richest marshland in the United States.  All that oxygen and nutrient richness made me feel healthier just cruising around.   236 more words

Update: Norman Smart's court appearance has been postponed

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) – The man accused of killing his wife in Wilmington Island will be in court Thursday.

Norman Smart’s court appearance has been postponed to July 17. 44 more words


Officials seeking victims after Wilmington rabies case

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) - Officials have confirmed that animal control officers from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department have secured five cats and are looking for more while also asking for additional victims to step forward after a kitten from a neighborhood colony tested positive for rabies this week. 241 more words


Eight exposed to rabies on Wilmington, more expected

WILMINGTON ISLAND, Ga. (WJCL) – Officials confirmed, Wednesday, at least eight exposures to a rabid feral cat on Wilmington Island that could lead to a spread of the virus in the area. 378 more words