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3 hrs ago | Bryan County News

Pembroke honors its oldest resident

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.

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7 hrs ago | StreetsBlog.org

Highway Boondoggle Case Study #1: Georgia's Effingham Parkway

The Effingham Parkway expansion is premised on the idea that the Panama Canal expansion will see more cargo coming through Georgia ports - but there are many holes in that logic. Image: Georgia Ports Authority via U.S. PIRG and Frontier Group This week, U.S. PIRG and the Frontier Group will release a report titled, "Highway Boondoggles: Wasted Money and America's Transportation Future."

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

SavannahNow

Savannah hosting public sessions, online survey on alcohol ordinance changes

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.

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SavannahNow

Historic Trustees Garden makeover OK'd for downtown Savannah

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.

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Effingham Herald

Rivers Alive! cleanup on the Savannah set for Sept. 27 at Ebenezer Landing

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.

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SavannahNow

United Community Bank adds Coastal Georgia mortgage staff

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.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Discrimination suit against Savannah, Willie Lovett thrown out by federal judge

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.

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SavannahNow

Storms cause traffic problems, flooding, power outages in Savannah

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.

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Connect Savannah

Art Marches to Art Fairs

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.

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Connect Savannah

Fall Arts Preview: Visual Arts

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.

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ProAct Safety President to Speak on Safety Culture at Georgia Safety, ...

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.

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SavannahNow

Funding shift for President Street project proposed

Savannah city staffers are recommending shifting funds to pay for $29 million in improvements to President Street and General McIntosh Boulevard. To cover a $9 million deficit for the project, the city would use about $7 million in bond funds originally budgeted for a drainage project meant to alleviate flooding in downtown's eastside known as the Bilbo Box culvert replacement project.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

SavannahNow

Savannah area gas prices continue downward trend

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.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

City and federal leaders meet to improve youth outreach

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.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Rex Cress

"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."

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WTOC-TV Savannah

$30,000 of equipment stolen from Bethesda Academy

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.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Southside neighborhood to go through major changes

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.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

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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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WTOC-TV Savannah

McDonald's perks up the Coastal Empire with free hot, iced coffee

From Dept. 16 to Sept. 29, guests can enjoy a free small hot or iced McCafe coffee all day at any of the 53 McDonald's restaurants in the Savannah area and surrounding communities.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Digging deeper: WTOC checks out chief finalists' backgrounds

Resumes tell only a fraction of the story of the three finalists to become the next Savannah-Chatham police chief. Those finalists are Wilmington, N.C., Chief Ralph Evangelous, Reading, Pa., Chief William Heim and Athens-Clarke County Chief Joseph "Jack" Lumpkin.

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