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Altie Moody, left, and Pembroke Mayor Mary Warnell, share a moment at Monday's Pembroke City Council meeting. The city honored Moody with a resolution and named her grand marshal of the upcoming Christmas parade.
Anyone concerned about proposed new drinking laws will get a chance to meet personally with city staffers Thursday. And for those who can't make the one-on-one drop-in sessions at the Civic Center, feedback is being collected via an online survey.
Site plans for historic Trustees Garden got a swift greenlight on Tuesday from the Metropolitan Planning Commission as developer Charles Morris continues his transformation of the 10-acre property into a cultural events hub. In a 10-0 vote, the commission OK'd the initial master plan that will eventually include event space, offices, a theater and a teaching kitchen on the eastern edge of the Historic District overlooking General McIntosh Boulevard.
The third annual Rivers Alive! Savannah River Cleanup will be held Sept. 27 from 8 a.m.-noon, at the Historic Ebenezer Landing at the end of Highway 275.
United Community Bank will add five staffers based in Savannah to its mortgage services division for coastal Georgia, bank officials announced Tuesday. Adam Hart will join the bank as vice president, regional sales manager to lead the mortgage team and focus on increasing service to the Brunswick, Savannah, St. Simmons and surrounding areas, according to the announcement.
A federal judge threw out a discrimination lawsuit against the City of Savannah and former SMCPD Police Chief Willie Lovett. The lawsuit was brought by current Metro Maj.
A tree fell across Johnny Mercer Boulevard at the Colonial Grand at Hammock on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Chatham Emergency Management Agency. Savannah-Chatham police report heavy rains have caused flooding on various roads and in parking lots around Savannah.
As an arts enthusiast and writer in Savannah, that's the mindset I have as I wave goodbye to August and hop into the depths of September. From now till the end of May, every week will bring numerous openings and art events that showcase the vibrancy of our local culture.
Drawn from Telfair Museums' collection with key loans from the Library of Congress, the Georgia Historical Society and local collections, Port City tells the story of the Savannah riverfront as depicted by artists in prints, drawings, paintings, and photographs from the 1730s to the present. Garrett uses geometric forms to create sculptural metal furniture and drawings that are both simple and complex representations of geo-abstractions.
ProAct Safety, a recognized pioneer in safety excellence strategies, announced its president, Shawn M. Galloway , will address attendees at the 21st annual Georgia Safety, Health and Environmental Conference in Savannah, Georgia. The conference will be held October 8 10, 2014, at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront.
The national average has fallen 4.2 cents a gallon in the last week to $3.3, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Prices Sunday were 14.8 cents a gallon lower than the same day one year ago and 4.9 cents a gallon lower than a month ago.
Savannah Youth Council and Chatham County Youth Commission met with representatives from the U.S. Department of Education and the National League of Cities to discuss youth issues in Savannah on Monday night. Mayor Edna Jackson has partnered with the National League of Cities and U.S. Department of Education to focus on improving the opportunities for afterschool programs in Savannah.
"Gosh, we've been working for the kids since 1990," said Cress. "That's, what, 24 years we've been working on the Kids Classic."
A Savannah school that tries to keep young men from going down the wrong path has fallen victim to criminals. On Monday morning the maintenance crew at Bethesda Academy found a lock cut off of its workshop door and more than $30,000 worth of equipment missing.
A Southside Savannah neighborhood that sits between Abercorn Street and White Bluff Road on Wilshire Boulevard is about to go through some major changes. Most homeowners would fear what these want: more commercial development on their properties.
Residents of Savannah will soon see ten of its local community leaders donning bright pink wigs throughout the city, all in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia. The BigWig Campaign is being launched with a goal of raising a minimum of $10,000 to fund local breast cancer patient services and education programs.
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Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 07:39 am
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