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Georgia bomb found, Savannah State basketball & Marriott Job Fair

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Today – ☀️ Sunny | 82 🌡️ |💨 South wind 7 to 14 mph

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Quote of the day

We must turn to each other and not on each other.

-Jesse Jackson

A Civil War Bomb was found in Georgia


An archaeologist group poking into the dirt of Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield in Georgia found an unexploded Civil War bomb, according to the Southeast Archeological Center. The bomb was determined to be valid which is why an official from the Cobb County Police Department Bomb Squad was called to the battlefield, located just to the west of Marietta. “After examination and review, the Civil War-era explosive was moved to the bunker for storage until the bomb squad can counter charge the cannon shell,” the Cobb County Police Department wrote in a post on Facebook.

“This 157-year-old parrot shell was discovered 10 inches below the surface and was used extensively in the Civil War by the Union Army.”

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, which covers over 2900 acres, preserved the battleground on which Union, as well as Confederate forces, engaged between June 19 and the 2nd of July in 1864. The fighting was part of the Atlanta Campaign, during which “more than 67,000 soldiers were killed, wounded and captured,” Explore Georgia states. The bomb was discovered last week when a group conducted “a metal detecting survey for a new hiking trail.” “There is an old “truth” about archaeology: the most thrilling discovery is usually on the final day. This project was not one of them,” The center posted on March 3rd, “This shell had a percussion fuse that did not ignite when it hit the ground.”

“The bomb squad stated that they would love nothing more than to preserve this piece of history, however, there is no way to safely render it without counter charging it,” police stated. “They attempt to make use of the least amount of charge that is suitable. The charge is extremely small and could puncture the case. Unfortunately, even a small amount of live explosives could make the entire shell explode.”

Around Town


Newly commissioned U.S. Navy ship, USS Savannah, arrives at homeport in San Diego
The USS Savannah officially joined the US Navy fleet on Feb. 5 in Brunswick, Georgia before heading towards the Panama Canal. Read more.
Newly commissioned U.S. Navy ship, USS Savannah, arrives at homeport in San Diego
The USS Savannah officially joined the US Navy fleet on Feb. 5 in Brunswick, Georgia before heading towards the Panama Canal. Read more.
100 Black Men of Savannah hosts blood drive
The 100 Black Men of Savannah partnered with the American Red Cross Saturday to host a blood drive. Harold Oglesby is the president of the 100 Black Men of Savannah.…(Fox28media) Read more.
100 Black Men of Savannah hosts blood drive
The 100 Black Men of Savannah partnered with the American Red Cross Saturday to host a blood drive. Harold Oglesby is the president of the 100 Black Men of Savannah.…(Fox28media) Read more.
Savannah State University providing mentorship opportunities for young entrepreneurs
Savannah State University’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), has partnered with SCOREto provide SSU students with entrepreneurship mentorship and opportunities. “We are grateful for the relationship with SCORE and…(Fox28media) Read more.
Savannah State University providing mentorship opportunities for young entrepreneurs
Savannah State University’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), has partnered with SCOREto provide SSU students with entrepreneurship mentorship and opportunities. “We are grateful for the relationship with SCORE and…(Fox28media) Read more.
Savannah State men’s basketball wins SIAC Tournament Championship, SSU women finish runner-up
The Savannah State men’s basketball team upset Benedict College in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Championship to claim the title, 76-62. Read more.
Savannah State men’s basketball wins SIAC Tournament Championship, SSU women finish runner-up
The Savannah State men’s basketball team upset Benedict College in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Championship to claim the title, 76-62. Read more.

What’s happening


Today

Voo Doo Soup – Congress Street Social Club
Led by legendary Savannah bassist and singer Eric “Big E” Moore, VooDoo Soup oozes soul with funky, jazzy, classic rock, rhythm and blues melodies. Read more.
Voo Doo Soup – Congress Street Social Club
Led by legendary Savannah bassist and singer Eric “Big E” Moore, VooDoo Soup oozes soul with funky, jazzy, classic rock, rhythm and blues melodies. Read more.
The Savannah Philharmonic Announces the Ben Tucker Instrument Library and Instrument Donation Drive
Check out the latest community post from one of your neighbors. (The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.) Read more.
The Savannah Philharmonic Announces the Ben Tucker Instrument Library and Instrument Donation Drive
Check out the latest community post from one of your neighbors. (The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.) Read more.
Steel Magnolias @ May River Theatre
Steel Magnolias @ May River Theatre Hosted By May River Theatre. Event starts on Sunday, 6 March 2022 and happening at Ulmer Auditorium, 20 Bridge St, Bluffton, SC. Register or… Read more.
Steel Magnolias @ May River Theatre
Steel Magnolias @ May River Theatre Hosted By May River Theatre. Event starts on Sunday, 6 March 2022 and happening at Ulmer Auditorium, 20 Bridge St, Bluffton, SC. Register or… Read more.
Mamma Mia! in Atlanta at Savannah Theatre 2022
Complete Information About Mamma Mia! in Atlanta at Savannah Theatre. The Historic Savannah Theatre brings back their most popular show ever – the Worldwide Smash Hit Musical based on the… Read more.
Mamma Mia! in Atlanta at Savannah Theatre 2022
Complete Information About Mamma Mia! in Atlanta at Savannah Theatre. The Historic Savannah Theatre brings back their most popular show ever – the Worldwide Smash Hit Musical based on the… Read more.
Savannah State University Campus Tour
Savannah State University Campus Tour happening at Savannah State University, 3219 College Street, Monday at 12:00 pm to 01:30 pm Read more.
Savannah State University Campus Tour
Savannah State University Campus Tour happening at Savannah State University, 3219 College Street, Monday at 12:00 pm to 01:30 pm Read more.
Kat Von D w/ Prayers
Kat Von D w/ Prayers . Event starts on Monday, 7 March 2022 and happening at District Live,. Register or Buy Tickets, Price information. Read more.
Kat Von D w/ Prayers
Kat Von D w/ Prayers . Event starts on Monday, 7 March 2022 and happening at District Live,. Register or Buy Tickets, Price information. Read more.

Wednesday

Trivia at Starland Yard
TRIVIA AT STARLAND YARD , 2411 De Soto Avenue, Savannah at 07:00 pm to 9:00 pm Read more.
Trivia at Starland Yard
TRIVIA AT STARLAND YARD , 2411 De Soto Avenue, Savannah at 07:00 pm to 9:00 pm Read more.
HSGS Foster & Volunteer Open House | Humane Society for Greater Savannah
HSGS Foster & Volunteer Open House happening at Humane Society for Greater Savannah, 7215 Sallie Mood Dr, Savannah, United States on Wed Mar 09 2022 at 06:00 pm to 07:00… Read more.
HSGS Foster & Volunteer Open House | Humane Society for Greater Savannah
HSGS Foster & Volunteer Open House happening at Humane Society for Greater Savannah, 7215 Sallie Mood Dr, Savannah, United States on Wed Mar 09 2022 at 06:00 pm to 07:00… Read more.
Ribbon Cutting: Bella Mias Cucina Italiana
Ribbon Cutting: Bella Mias Cucina Italiana Hosted By Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce. The event starts on Wednesday at 04:00 pm at Richmond Hill., … Read more.
Ribbon Cutting: Bella Mias Cucina Italiana
Ribbon Cutting: Bella Mias Cucina Italiana Hosted By Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce. The event starts on Wednesday at 04:00 pm at Richmond Hill., … Read more.
JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District Job Fair
Join JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District for a job fair, featuring on-site interviews for open positions in a range of fields! Read more.
JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District Job Fair
Join JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District for a job fair, featuring on-site interviews for open positions in a range of fields! Read more.
Totally Awesome Comedy Showcase
Totally Awesome Comedy Showcase Hosted By Savannah Comedy Underground. Event starts on Wednesday, 9 March 2022 and happening at Totally Awesome Bar, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy Tickets, Price information. Read more.
Totally Awesome Comedy Showcase
Totally Awesome Comedy Showcase Hosted By Savannah Comedy Underground. Event starts on Wednesday, 9 March 2022 and happening at Totally Awesome Bar, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy Tickets, Price information. Read more.

Thursday

SAVANNAH is for Lovers Ft. Sadsongs [emo. pop punk. throwback] | Barrelhouse South | March 10 to March 11
SAVANNAH is for Lovers Ft. Sadsongs [emo. pop punk. throwback] happening at Barrelhouse South, 125 W Congress St, Savannah, United States on Thu Mar 10 2022 at 09:00 pm to… Read more.
SAVANNAH is for Lovers Ft. Sadsongs [emo. pop punk. throwback] | Barrelhouse South | March 10 to March 11
SAVANNAH is for Lovers Ft. Sadsongs [emo. pop punk. throwback] happening at Barrelhouse South, 125 W Congress St, Savannah, United States on Thu Mar 10 2022 at 09:00 pm to… Read more.
Sapphire Night- One Night Only Sapphire Grill Pop Up Dinner! | 12 W Liberty St, Savannah
Sapphire Night- One Night Only Sapphire Grill Pop Up Dinner! happening at 12 W Liberty St, 12 West Liberty Street, Savannah on Thursday at 06:00… Read more.
Sapphire Night- One Night Only Sapphire Grill Pop Up Dinner! | 12 W Liberty St, Savannah
Sapphire Night- One Night Only Sapphire Grill Pop Up Dinner! happening at 12 W Liberty St, 12 West Liberty Street, Savannah on Thursday at 06:00… Read more.
4th Annual Savannah Series Art Exhibit – Ben Dory | The Mansion on Forsyth Park – Grand Bohemian Gallery, Savannah, GA | March 10 to March 31
4th Annual Savannah Series Art Exhibit – Ben Dory happening at The Mansion on Forsyth Park – Grand Bohemian Gallery, 700 Drayton Street, Savannah on Thursday… Read more.
4th Annual Savannah Series Art Exhibit – Ben Dory | The Mansion on Forsyth Park – Grand Bohemian Gallery, Savannah, GA | March 10 to March 31
4th Annual Savannah Series Art Exhibit – Ben Dory happening at The Mansion on Forsyth Park – Grand Bohemian Gallery, 700 Drayton Street, Savannah on Thursday… Read more.

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