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  • BLM activist to start ‘politically active’ Christian denomination to address ‘black suffering’

    12/20/2017 8:54:25 AM PST · by NRx · 25 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 12-19-2017 | Aaron Colen
    A Black Lives Matter activist and Christian minister is starting a new denomination with the purpose of spreading the gospel in a way that addresses “black suffering,” according to The Christian Post. Who is the founder? Jomo Kenyatta Johnson is a minister from Savannah, Georgia. He has a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies from Beacon University and a Master of Divinity from Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia. What’s the denomination about? Johnson’s denomination will be called Church for Black Men. Some of the unique tenets of the denomination include: The denomination will never collect tithes and offerings, to avoid perceptions of...
  • Georgia FReepers, prepare for Irma

    09/07/2017 11:53:58 AM PDT · by ctdonath2 · 67 replies
    @RyanMaue on Twitter ^ | 8/7/17 | Ryan Maue on Twitter
    This plausible track scenario highlights extreme inland wind gusts well in excess of 70-90 mph all the way to Atlanta.
  • DISTURBING VIDEO: Georgia mom, daughter attacked over cold chicken

    06/26/2017 3:22:44 PM PDT · by Lera · 90 replies
    KRON4 ^ | June 23, 2017
    SAVANNAH, Georgia (KRON) — A Georgia restaurant owner and her teenage daughter were beaten up by a couple, and it was all caught on camera. And the attack all started over cold chicken. The video is disturbing. The owner of a Qwik Chick restaurant, Jeanette Norris, says the incident happened Thursday. A couple went to her stand and complained about their food being cold. After a few minutes back and forth, Jeanette says she refunded their money, but then she says the couple went crazy. They started cussing and beating down the window. Norris went outside to tell them police...
  • Savannah Georgia Lists a Top Priority - Destroying Guns

    12/19/2016 5:43:41 AM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 15 December, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    There is something unhealthy about a city administration that lists destroying valuable property as one of its highest priorities. That is the case with Savannah, Georgia. According to WTOC, Savannah, Georgia has a great many important issues on their plate. After considerable effort, they whittled down their list to their six highest priorities. Bold added.  From The city has had a lot of issues, but city council members managed to narrow them down to a list of just six items. This list includes addressing the on-going blight issues, dramatic increases to commercial property taxes, improving transparency with the...
  • Australian shot dead by robbers in US praised as hero by wife (Savannah, Georgia)

    09/24/2016 1:27:25 AM PDT · by seacapn · 45 replies
    The Guardian UK ^ | Saturday 24 September 2016 04.35 BST | Australian Associated Press
    Australian art gallery owner Kevin Reid has been praised as a hero by his wife after he moved her out of danger moments before masked robbers fatally shot him dead on a US street. Kari Graham-Reid told how she was on an after-dinner stroll with her “wonderful” husband near their home in Savannah, Georgia, on Wednesday night when three men suddenly appeared from the shadows... Local police described one of the suspects as a black male wearing a light coloured bandanna over his face. The other two suspects were described as black males. “There hasn’t been an arrest in the...
  • 'Take Off with Ted' Savannah Rally (December 19 9:00 am)

    12/15/2015 9:40:51 AM PST · by Isara · 7 replies
    Cruz for President ^ | December 15, 2015
    'Take Off with Ted' Savannah Rally Saturday, December 19, 2015 Doors Open: 9:00 am Program: 10:00 am Ottawa Farms 702 Bloomingdale Road Bloomingdale, GA 31302 Register for the event.
  • Cause of death ruled homicide for man who died in Chatham County Detention Center

    06/05/2015 7:27:59 AM PDT · by Abathar · 18 replies ^ | 06/04/2015 | Conny Cooper
    SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The cause of death of a 22-year-old who died at the Chatham County Detention Center has been ruled a homicide, according to the Chatham County coroner. The manner of death was blunt force trauma. Matthew Ajibade, 22, died after he was retrained and placed in an isolation cell after he was combative and injured three CCSO deputies on New Year's day. A female sergeant suffered a concussion and broken nose, and two male deputies suffered injuries consistent with an affray. Ajibade was arrested and booked into the Chatham County Detention Center after he was arrested by...
  • Savannah River Site on lockdown

    08/17/2015 1:35:03 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 36 replies
    WCSC ^ | Aug 17, 2015 | Amber Grigley
    AIKEN, SC (WFXG) - According to Savannah River Site officials, a potential security event is in progress that has triggered emergency response activities at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site. Site barricades are currently closed to incoming traffic. There is no indication of a consequence beyond the Savannah River Site boundaries. WFXG has a reporter on the way and will update you as we learn
  • Nine Georgia Cops Fired After Inmate Dies Chained to a Chair

    05/10/2015 12:46:48 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 40 replies
    Mediaite ^ | May 10, 2015 | Evan McMurry
    Nine Georgia sheriff’s deputies were fired Friday following an investigation into the death of suspect Matthew Ajibade while in police custody. Ajibade, 21, was arrested in Savannah for domestic abuse on January 1. He was tased and chained to a chair in an isolation cell following an altercation with deputies that left three officers injured, one of them with a concussion. When the deputies next checked on Ajibade he was unresponsive. The autopsy was not released, pending possible criminal charges.
  • Soldier’s fiancée gets hate-filled letter in response to her ‘I Love My Soldier’ bumper sticker

    07/16/2014 5:16:08 AM PDT · by DFG · 32 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 07/15/2014 | James Nye
    A military fiancée who proudly boasts an 'I Love My Soldier' bumper sticker was shocked to find a spiteful letter slapped on her windshield that attacked her and threatened violence for supporting the army. Savannah student, Ellen Wilson, 23, was in a Target parking lot earlier this month when she found the anonymous note that labeled her a 'b***h' and implied that her future husband, Chase Nye, was guilty of committing 'unnecessary murders'. The venomous letter personally attacked Wilson's fiancee for not being the hero she believes him to be and then frightened her when it finished up by calling...
  • White family stalked, pummeled by black mob

    05/15/2014 11:10:26 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 57 replies
    WND ^ | 5/15/2014 | WND
    A family of eight, “just enjoying their Mother’s Day weekend in Savannah,” were savagely attacked by an unknown number of blacks in the Georgia city, that left several family members injured, including a 6-year-old girl who was “punched in the stomach.” A report from WTOC-TV said the attack on eight members of a family visiting from Atlanta happened in downtown Savannah on Saturday night.
  • Savannah’s Tourism Leadership Council releases statement on River Street incident

    05/13/2014 5:47:27 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 11 replies
    / ^ | 5/13/2014 | Ashli Lincoln
    As the leading trade organization representing the tourism industry comprised of thousands of employees and hundreds of businesses who call Savannah home, the safety of our visitors and our community is our highest priority. Allegations of an attack on an Atlanta area family visiting River Street were reported to us early Monday morning. Since then we have been in constant communication with the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police department as well as business and community leaders throughout the city. Through the review of evidence made available to us, including the police report, the dispatch log, and eye witness statements, many of the...
  • Family brutally attacked Mother’s Day weekend

    05/13/2014 10:27:13 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 143 replies
    Rob Gray and his brother-in-law said they were walking down River Street enjoying the sites with their families when they were confronted by a man. Then, a mob attacked them. “I took a punch to my eye and cracked my orbital,” said Gray. “I was grabbed by the back of my head at a full run and he smashed my head into the car and I hit the ground,” said Jim Thomas. "This was a violent, malicious attack on a family of eight people." Thomas says the attackers went after his wife as well. "There was a man holding her...
  • 1 killed in Army helicopter 'hard landing' in Ga. (Savannah, Night Stalkers)

    01/16/2014 1:51:29 PM PST · by xzins · 20 replies
    AP ^ | Jan. 16, 2014 | RUSS BYNUM
    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A member of an elite Army helicopter unit was killed and two crew members suffered injuries when their aircraft slammed into the ground as they tried to land at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, a military spokesman said Thursday. The MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was returning from a routine training flight when it made a "hard landing" just before 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on or near the airstrip at the base in coastal Georgia, said Army Maj. Allen Hill, a spokesman for the crew's aviation unit. The three-man crew was assigned to the 160th Special Operations Aviation...
  • Porsha Stewart reveals she thinks Underground Railroad was a real train

    12/23/2013 3:07:38 PM PST · by EveningStar · 90 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 23, 2013
    Seriously? The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cameras captured Porsha Stewart’s crumbling marriage and messy divorce from her pro-football hubby, Kordell Stewart, but on Sunday night’s episode the reality show caught Porsha’s most cringe-worthy moment yet. As the ladies of the Bravo show headed on a Freedom Trail tour in Savannah, Stewart revealed that she thought the Underground Railroad was a real, physical train. Yikes.
  • FBI: Ithaca, NY Man Arrested For Attempting To Extort Paula Deen

    Ithaca, N.Y. - FBI agents arrested a 62-year-old man in Ithaca, N.Y. for attempting to extort Paula Deen. Thomas Paculis was taken into custody Friday morning by FBI agents and deputies from the Tomkins County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities say Paculis threatened to expose “true and damning” information about Deen if she did not pay him $100,000. Paculis was transported to the Onondaga County Jail and will appear in a Savannah, Georgia court on July 16.
  • Gun buyback program coming to Savannah(GA)

    11/15/2012 6:05:12 AM PST · by marktwain · 10 replies ^ | 14 November, 2012 | Raquel Rodriguez
    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- It's been more than a week since the Coastal Empire Fair shooting and a local organization is taking action to help put a stop to gun violence in the city. The Georgia Coastal Southern Christian Leadership Conference is working on a Savannah gun buyback program targeting youths in the community. The group is working on finding locations where gun owners can drop off their weapons, no questions asked, and receive a $50 voucher in return.
  • Obamanation: White Man Brutally Beaten By Blacks For Daring To Date Black Woman (with video)

    08/31/2012 7:26:44 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 43 replies
    Conservative Nation News ^ | August. 31, 2012 | FreeThinkerNY
    Don't hold your breath waiting for Holder to launch a hate crime investigation. SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A Savannah couple says they were attacked in Ellis Square because they are not the same race. Andrew Quade's eye is swollen shut and his face is swollen after the 23 year old says he was attacked in Ellis Square Friday night. He was with his African-American girlfriend walking through the square when he says three men shouted racial slurs at them. The next thing the couple remembers, Quade was unconcious on the ground. "He was basically left for dead. I don't want...
  • Georgia lumberyard owner hammers Obama on 'You didn't build that'

    08/01/2012 11:47:53 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 33 replies
    FOX News ^ | 8/1/12 | Maegan Vazquez
    President Obama's message to entrepreneurs that "you didn't build that" prompted one Georgia business owner to respond with a not-so-subtle retort. "I built this business without gov't help. Obama can Kiss my ass," reads the sign outside Gaster Lumber & Hardware in Savannah, Ga. Owner Ray Gaster posted that and two similar ones at all three of his company's locations in response to Obama's comments during a speech to supporters in Virignia, which struck a nerve with small business owners around the nation.
  • Meet Trouble, the world's tallest cat (who is part African wildcat but is docile as a kitten)

    01/02/2012 7:29:33 AM PST · by aldabra · 90 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Daily Mail Reporter
    When Trouble comes around, he’s hard to miss. That’s because the Sacramento, California cat is 19 inches tall from paw to shoulder, making him the tallest cat in the world. ... Trouble is part house cat and part African serval cat, a recognised hybrid called a Savannah, but his height is still surprising, even for his breed. ...