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Local school receives bee hive as part of Earth Day celebration

WILMINGTON ISLAND, Ga. (WJCL) — On Wednesday, St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School celebrated Earth Day by partnering with The Bee Cause Project to  unveil a new Honeybee Observation Hive at the school. 276 more words

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Could convicted Wilmington Island killer go back on trial?

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — An area attorney is asking for a retrial for a man found guilty of his wife’s murder late last year.

Steve Sparger, the current attorney for Norman Smart, is hoping for a retrial on the basis of a… 113 more words

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Raccoon tests positive for rabies on Wilmington Island

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. — County health officials have confirmed a case of rabies on Wilmington Island.

According to a release from the county health district, a raccoon that got into a fight with a family dog in the Penn Waller Road area of Wilmington Island has tested positive for rabies. 243 more words

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Metro Police responds to Friday afternoon hoax

SAVANNAH, GA. (WJCL) Metro Police are still on the lookout for the person responsible for a hoax Friday afternoon.

Shortly after noon, the 911 dispatch center received a call from a man claiming that there was a man with a gun holding hostages in a home on Johnny Mercer Boulevard on Wilmington Island. 103 more words

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Hoax gunman call prompts large tactical response


SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — Savannah-Chatham police are trying to find out the identity of a person responsible for a prank call that got a major tactical response. 229 more words

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Chief to Wilmington Island prankster: You will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — Savannah-Chatham police are trying to find out the identity of a person responsible for a prank call that got a major tactical response. 229 more words

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Potential hostage situation on Wilmington Island ruled hoax

UPDATE 1:46 p.m.: HOAX: SCMPD is now reporting that the incident that brought a massive response including a SWAT team and a helicopter was a hoax.   114 more words

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