Lawsuit filed against Savannah hospitals over ransomware attack
Daniel Elliott, a Georgia resident and patient of St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital Health System, has filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of himself and the 1.4 million patients, professionals, and clients whose personal, financial and health information may have been compromised in the ransomware attack against the hospital’s IT systems. Read the full article: Savannah Morning... Read more
School bus driver protest continues in Savannah
Savannah-Chatham public school bus driver Joyce Mallory sat in the blistering heat on Tuesday with a poster featuring four of her colleagues. The two drivers and two monitors were dedicated and loved their job. All four died from COVID-19 and two others are currently in the hospital batting the virus,... Read more
Savannah-Chatham schools have more than 4,000 in quarantine
After the first full week of school for more than 36,000 students in Savannah-Chatham County public schools, just over 4,000 have been reported as in quarantine. The district’s numbers posted on Tuesday afternoon for the week of Aug. 7-13, show a sharp increase from the first week of school, which... Read more
State Rep. Mickey Stephens dies at age 77
Georgia House Representative Edward “Mickey” Stephens, D-Savannah, died Saturday after an extended illness and years of public service in Georgia. Stephens was 77 years old.  Stephens was first elected in 2002. After serving one term through 2004, Stephens returned to hold the seat for House District 165, encompassing much of... Read more
Savannah congressman says masks ‘a political tool’
Buddy Carter spoke out in opposition to mask requirements for schools in an email sent to constituents on Monday. In it, Carter said masks were a “political tool meant to control your way of life,” a sign that “Big Government is back under President Biden.” “If you give them an inch, they’ll... Read more

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