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5 Best Guided Cemetery Tours in America

The Lineup | Posted 11.02.2015 | Weird News
The Lineup

Credit: Liz West / Flickr By Stephanie Almazan Let us be your guide to the other side in these spooky cemetery tours across the country. From headl...

Savannah: The City of New Beginnings

Tanya Caruso | Posted 10.21.2015 | Style
Tanya Caruso

The city of Savannah is constantly intertwining its past, present, and future. Since the city's emergence, trade and manufacturing have played a huge role in its economy and continue to make an impact on a local and global scale.

Savannah: Love at First Sight

Findery | Posted 09.18.2015 | Travel

At first light, I have her all to myself, aside from one lone jogger and a trash collector. I start to feel the lure of Savannah, Georgia, that sweet sickness that the French call le mal doux. I need to sip her slowly, like a dry martini.

Why Haven't You Visited Tybee Island?

Tara Settembre | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel
Tara Settembre

Tybee Island also known as Savannah's Beach, is an easily accessible barrier island located just 18 miles east of the historic Savannah, Georgia. Whil...

Roadtrip Through the Sweet South

Findery | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel

Both cities are filled with so much Southern charm, American history, and beautiful coastal living. Trying to decide which one I liked better is difficult because they each have their own distinct personality and flair.

Why Savannah Is The South's Capital Of Cool

Fodor's | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel

If words like "genteel" and "refined" are the first few that come to mind when thinking about Savannah, you're a little behind the times. In the past ...

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.14.2015 | Travel

These girls' golf better than you can.

'Last One in the Water Is the Mayor!'

Jonathan Byrd | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Byrd

We've come a long way. We have a long way to go. When we talk about history, let's not forget to include current events. Let's not forget that we are the history of the future. That's how we gather important intelligence. Just ask Mayor Edna Branch Jackson.

America's 6 Most Creepy Cool Cemeteries | Posted 01.03.2015 | Travel

Some burial grounds give us the creeps. Others are drop-dead gorgeous. Some are both. This Halloween, we explore five American graveyards that offer more treats than tricks.

Kitten Swims To Shore After Being Tossed From Georgia Bridge

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A 10-week-old kitten plummeted from a tall Savannah, Georgia bridge into the water below but survived and swam to shore. Polic...

Photos Reveal Life Inside Rustic Georgia Camps Populated By Hundreds Of Homeless People

AP | Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2014 | Impact

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Officer Tom Gentner works a police beat few Savannah residents ever see, patrolling 20 rustic camps populated by hundreds of ho...

Gifted and Talented

Regina Porter | Posted 06.01.2014 | Education
Regina Porter

It is our habit and our pleasure to read books every day, but sometimes, cultural capital comes outside a binder or a box. It ripples over the bubbles on standardized tests. Tests are a given--they will always exist. But higher learning takes on myriad forms and often reveals itself in people, places and situations we least expect.

A Festival For Everyone

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

Missing out on beads, beignets, and Bourbon Street? Don't worry, we've got you covered. We've discovered an option for just about everyone with enough...

Massive Fire Rages In Savannah

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2014 | Crime

By Kevin Murphy Feb 8 (Reuters) - A fire ignited 5,600 tons of stored rubber at a warehouse in Savannah, Georgia, on Saturday, spreadi...

Member Of Elite Army Helicopter Unit Killed In 'Hard Landing' Accident

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A member of an elite Army helicopter unit was killed and two crew members suffered injuries when their aircraft slammed into th...

Great Getaways: Savannah

Budget Travel | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

If you're looking for a fun, affordable Southern getaway, visit Savannah, where you'll find the perfect mix of Southern hospitality, nightlife, and enough action to satisfy every food lover and history buff.

A Distraction From the Greater Mission

Cody Lyon | Posted 02.03.2014 | New York
Cody Lyon

In 1962 Rev. Stell had led a group of parents, on behalf of their children, including Ralph, in a federal court suit with the goal of forcing the Savannah-Chatham County to follow federal law and desegregate its public schools.

How Birth Control Led Me to Street Drugs

Leah Squires | Posted 11.20.2013 | Women
Leah Squires

I tried to call a cab on Monday morning. But confused and fatigued, I couldn't figure out how the buttons on my phone worked. Against my better judgment, I drove myself to Planned Parenthood. They buzzed me in, pale, diapered up, and holding myself up with the counter, I begged the receptionist, "Please 'elp me. I jus wan sta bleeding."

Archaeologists Uncover Location Of Historic Revolutionary War Fort

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Less than two months after British forces captured Savannah in December 1778, patriot militiamen scored a rare Revolutionary War vict...

WATCH: GSU Investigating Whether Underground Vaults Housed Slaves

Posted 02.05.2013 | Black Voices

A group of scientists hopes to find out whether five large underground vaults were used to house slaves. So far, they've found little more than pig an...

PHOTOS: Perfect Hotels For Fall

Jeanenne Tornatore | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel
Jeanenne Tornatore

Check into these fabulous hotels in some of fall's most beautiful destinations and check some items off your bucket list along the way.

Lawyers Ask Judge To Rule Now On Savannah Dredging

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys on both sides of a lawsuit over dredging the Savannah River shipping channel want a federal judge to rule in their...

Cops: Man Accidentally Shoots Self At Gun Show

AP | Posted 02.06.2012 | Weird News

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Authorities say a Georgia man is recovering after accidentally shooting himself in the leg at a Savannah gun show. Police say 26-yea...

Savannah's Sandwiches And Ecstatic Angel Tongues

Dallas Angguish | Posted 02.27.2012 | Travel
Dallas Angguish

A sign sellotaped to the bench read "All funds to the Church of the Ecstatic Angel Tongues." I instantly got images of people writhing on the ground babbling in gibberish.

A Slice of Life: Two Savannah Originals

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.22.2011 | Home
Jon Chattman

Two Savannah personalities personify the notion of old meets new. Marsha Thompson runs Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room, a classy dining experience, while Stratton Leopold owns and operates Leopold's Ice Cream, a quirky ice cream shop.