Savannah coach holds rally to halt gun violence
As dusk turned to dawn on Nov. 17, Memorial Stadium’s lights flickered on and Todd Rhodes took center stage wearing a creamsicle-orange t-shirt that read, “If not now, when?” The coach and founder of the 6-U football team, the Savannah Royal Lions, stood in front of Memorial Stadium on the visitor’s side and opened the... Read more
Red Cross has lowest supply of blood in 6 years
Dr. Baia Lasky, regional medical director of the American Red Cross of Georgia, reports the emergency assistance organization is experiencing its lowest post-summer blood and platelet inventory level in six years, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, the region has less than a day’s supply of certain blood types. Read... Read more
Medical clinic planned for Bryan County near megasite
St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System announced today that it plans to build six-acre medical complex in the Interstate Centre Industrial Park, near the Bryan County megasite at the I-16/Highway 280 interchange, making it the first medical facility in Georgia’s fastest-growing county. Read the full article: Savannah Morning News Read more
Savannah, Chatham still in Covid red zone, despite drop in new cases
The good news: Chatham County’s COVID-19 census numbers have dropped since the last week in August, when the county experienced a third-wave peak of new infections. Since Aug. 25, new cases have fallen by 35%. The bad news: The decline isn’t close to pulling Chatham out of the Red Zone. Read... Read more
Savannah, Chatham to offer $500 incentive for vaccination
The City of Savannah, Chatham County, the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System and Chatham Area Transit have joined together to offer a $500 vaccine incentive to all full and part-time employees. The new incentive program was announced on Monday. Read the full article: Savannah Morning News Read more

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