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1 hr ago | Effingham Herald
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.
2 hrs ago | SavannahNow
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.
6 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah
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.
6 hrs ago | SavannahNow
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.
9 hrs ago | Connect 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.
12 hrs ago | Connect Savannah
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.
16 hrs ago | DVDCreation Reviews
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.
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.
Broughton Street developer Ben Carter is proposing a special tax allocation district to fund streetscape improvements along the corridor. A conceptual drawing from the developer's team suggest a gated arch to be placed at the intersection of Broughton and Bull streets.
Brittney Lohmiller / Savannah Morning News - Chemtrade alum operator Andrew Boyles finishes the last part of the manufacturing process of aluminum sulfate.The Savannah Economic Development Authority honored Chemtrade for its 70 years in Savannah with a plaque presented by Gov. Nathan Deal. Brittney Lohmiller / Savannah Morning News - Gary Griffin is the operation manager of Chemtrade.The Savannah Economic Development Authority honored the aluminum sulfate manufacturer for its 70 years in Savannah with a plaque presented by Gov. Nathan Deal.
A trailer on a rig collapsed after hitting a tree limb about 5 p.m., said Julan Miller, Savannah-Chatham police spokesman. The trailer dislodged from the tractor and collapsed.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:09 pm
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