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  1. Savannah has committed or spent 37 percent of cultural arts center budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | SavannahNow

    The amount of funding available to build Savannah's new cultural art center is decreasing, as the architect's frustration with the process so far is on the rise. Since 2007, the city has spent or committed about $7.6 million, or 37 percent, of the $20.4 million in sales tax funding available for the project.

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  2. Savannah's new cultural center: We need to get it rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | SavannahNow

    ... to be upbeat about the prospect of a new Cultural Arts Center, so I'm going to start with some of the positives. Savannah is a city that values the arts. We have citizens and leaders who see the need for arts education and for civic performance and ...

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  3. An historic move Parker's relocates headquarters to Greek revival mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | SavannahNow

    Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News - Wildlife scenes cover the wall of the conference room that will be filled with a large table and chairs in the restored Philbrick-Eastman Mansion on Chippewa Square. So when his nationally known convenience store company began to outgrow its Drayton Street headquarters, it surprised no one that he was determined to stay in the Historic District.

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  4. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | SavannahNow

    The Savannah Songwriters Series will present an unusual showcase March 1, when Britt Scott, Anna Chandler and Crystina Parker join host songwriter Thomas Oliver at Johnny Harris Restaurant. Free admission, though reservations are advised.

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  5. Bunny in the City: Exchange Club honors best of Savannah-Chatham policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | SavannahNow

    The Savannah Exchange Club honored four members of the Savannah-Chatham police department with Employee of the Year awards at the Coastal Empire Fairgrounds Clubhouse on Feb. 23. Wishing the skyline was peppered with a colorful ferris wheel or gigantic swing, I arrive at the empty fairgrounds for the Exchange Club meeting and walk in with Assistant Chief Julie Tolbert . This is my fourth sighting in the past week of the always gracious Tolbert.

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  6. Thousands celebrate the life of Pastor Gregory A. Tyson, SrRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... had the opportunity to share their memories about how he touched their lives as well countless other lives in Savannah. "Brilliant man, wonderful person, wonderful business man," shared Eric Hines. "Everything about Greg is positive. You think about ...

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  7. Disappeared Colombian political figure found dead in Broughton hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Connect Savannah

    Violent Crimes detectives from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department are conducting a death investigation after finding a Bogota, Colombia, man in a downtown Savannah hotel room. Andres Felipe Blackburn Cardona, 43, was found by cleaning staff of a Broughton Street hotel just before 2 p.m. Thursday.

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  8. Artist Xu Bing Creates Tiger Rug From 500,000 CigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Forbes.com

    ... body of work titled the Tobacco Project, which is currently on display through July 3 at the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia. The exhibition, Things Are Not What They First Appear , takes up two parts of the museum and is centered around 1st ...

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  9. National Youth at Risk Conf...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Statesboro Herald

    Join us for the upcoming 26th Annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference, March 1-4, 2015 in Savannah, Georgia where spring comes early each year! This conference showcases nationally recognized keynote and featured speakers who provide professional development for adults serving youth, especially in high-poverty schools and communities.

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  10. Timely Hitting, Pitching Again Lead Baseball to 2-1 WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Charlotte 49ers

    SAVANNAH, Ga. Derek Gallello 's two-out RBI single in the bottom of the eighth broke a 1-1 tie as Charlotte held on to beat UNCG 2-1 in non-conference baseball Saturday morning at Historic Grayson Stadium.

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  11. Goldsmith: Reducing poverty would benefit allRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Philly.com

    ... cities, such as Providence, R.I., have their own road maps. Seattle has imposed a tax for preschool education. Savannah, Ga., has a collaborative among business, government, and nonprofits to reduce poverty ( www.stepupsavannah.org ). Can a mayor ...

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  12. 9th Annual Race for Preservation set to kick offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Historic Savannah Foundation is hosting its 9th Annual Race for Preservation in Forsyth Park on Saturday. Nearly 800 runners will show up to the race, which funds projects that rebuild many dilapidated buildings throughout the city.

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  13. National Youth at Risk Conference - SavannahRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Coastal Courier

    Join us for the upcoming 26th Annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference, March 1-4, 2015 in Savannah, Georgia where spring comes early each year! This conference showcases nationally recognized keynote and featured speakers who provide professional development for adults serving youth, especially in high-poverty schools and communities.

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  14. Making the break from Port of AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Albany Times Union

    ... Manager Rich Hendrick said. As the freighter Cano broke ice out of the channel on its southward journey to ice-free Savannah, Ga., shortly after dawn, a much smaller tugboat and cargo barge followed close by in its wake in the newly-cleared path. ...

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  15. Girl Scout Cookie Weekend kicks off in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Girl Scout Cookie Weekend Dessert Contest is in full swing, and right now we're showing you a glimpse inside Friday night's participating restaurant Ele Fine Fusion on Highway 80 in Savannah. Two dozen area restaurants are taking the challenge on as part of the National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend.

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  16. Family, friends gather to remember woman killed in accident during Valentine's Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Family and friends gathered on Friday night to remember a woman killed in a fatal crash in downtown Savannah during Valentine's Day weekend. Investigators said 56-year-old Theresa Mae Moultrie was trying to cross West Bay Street at Tuten Street on her bicycle when she rode in front of a Dodge Durango.

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  17. Savannah to restore historic structure amid police station constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | SavannahNow

    The two-story structure at the end of 34th Street will be restored, the other one-story cottages will be removed. Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News - Daniel Carey, president and CEO of the Savannah Historic Foundation speaks at the news conference on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and 34th Street.

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  18. Hunter Army Airfield soldiers lift vehicle off teen pinned under carRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | SavannahNow

    A group of soldiers and citizens quickly responded Friday morning by lifting a car after a pair of Savannah teenagers were struck and one was pinned beneath the vehicle near their school bus stop close to Hunter Army Airfield's Montgomery Street gate. Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 David Longoria was driving toward the Army post for his morning workout when he witnessed the wreck that trapped 14-year-old Marquad Smith under a car on Birchfield Drive.

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  19. Savannah chef Joe Randall to be inducted into Amis d'Escoffier Society of ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | SavannahNow

    A 50-year veteran of the food and hospitality industry, Savannah chef Joe Randall remembers climbing the ranks of the kitchen as an apprentice in Harrisburg, Pa., during the early '60s, long before there were celebrity chefs and competitive kitchen-based TV shows. "People today take the trade, the industry, for granted because of television and because there are a thousand culinary schools," he said.

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  20. Vox Populi: 'Why should the hardworking taxpayers of Savannah pay for a felon's retirement?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | SavannahNow

    ... "Here's a point to ponder: We know what they caught the chief doing, but what did he get away with?" "I saw two Savannah-Chatham police cars who had tint so dark you couldn't see into the car. Why are they exempt from the law? They should have to ...

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