Posted on: April 17, 2018

Public Comment: Adding Color to Bike Lanes

bikelane

The City of Savannah is testing two types of green paint to add color to existing and future bicycle lanes in an effort to make bike lanes more visible and identifiable to traffic.

The City is testing two types of paint products: methyl methacrylate and th...

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City Highlights
Posted on: April 12, 2018

48th Annual Savannah Earth Day

Earthday

Savannah Earth Day is coming on Saturday April 21, 2018! For more information check out last year's recap or the Savannah Earth Day Website.

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Savannah Earthday Website City Highlights
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Find out about Savannah Summer 500

summer500

The City of Savannah and businesses across the community have joined forces to match 500 students with 500 paid internships this summer. Read on to find out more!

Read on City Highlights
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Learn more about the Fire Fee

firefee

Learn more about the Fire Fee and how it will be used to keep our community safer, and apply for the Fire Fee discount program: www.savannahga.gov/firefee

City Highlights
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Savannah Forward Strategic Plan

Savannah Forward

Learn more about the City's strategic plan for the future, Savannah Forward.

Learn more about Savannah Forward... City Highlights

Posted on: April 18, 2018

City Files Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers

NEWS RELEASE

April 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Files Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers

SAVANNAH, GA (April 18, 2018) — After conducting an investigation into the allegedly deceptive marketing of prescription opioid painkillers by more than 2...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 18, 2018

City Testing Colored Bike Lanes

NEWS RELEASE

April 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Testing Colored Bike Lanes

SAVANNAH, GA (April 18, 2018) — The City of Savannah is testing two types of green material to add color to existing and future bicycle lanes in an effort to make bike...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Applications Open for Youth Ambassador Program

NEWS RELEASE

April 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

Applications Open for Youth Ambassador Program

SAVANNAH, GA (April 18, 2018) — The City of Savannah is asking rising high school students to apply for the Savannah Youth Ambassador 2018 Summer Instit...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 17, 2018

City Requests Input on Paid Parking Proposal

NEWS RELEASE

April 17, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Requests Input on Paid Parking Proposal 

SAVANNAH, GA (April 17, 2018) — A meeting to present a proposal to install paid parking at Forsyth Park will be held April 24 from 4 p.m. to 6 p...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 16, 2018

City Seeks Creative Art Projects to Fund

NEWS RELEASE

April 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Seeks Creative Art Projects to Fund

SAVANNAH, GA (April 16, 2018)— The Department of Arts, Culture & Historical Resources is now accepting proposals for the 2018 Weave-A-Dream (WAD)...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 16, 2018

City Accepting Resumes for Creative Art Instructors

NEWS RELEASE

April 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Accepting Resumes for Creative Art Instructors

SAVANNAH, GA (April 16, 2018)— The City of Savannah Department of Arts, Culture & Historical Resources is now accepting resum...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Public Invited to Provide Input on Savannah Gardens Redevelopment Amendment

 

NEWS RELEASE

April 12, 2018

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Savannah Gardens Redevelopment Amendment

SAVANNAH, GA (April 12, 2018) — The City of Savannah is asking the public to provide additional feedback on an am...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 12, 2018

City Partners with Google to Provide Business, Tech Training

NEWS RELEASE

April 12, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Partners with Google to Provide Business, Tech Training

SAVANNAH, GA (April 12, 2018) — The City of Savannah is partnering with Google to launch an entirely free, all-day workshop to provide bus...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Mayor Tears Down Blighted Home to Promote Savannah Shines

 

NEWS RELEASE

April 11, 2018

For Immediate Release

Mayor Tears Down Blighted Home to Promote Savannah Shines

SAVANNAH, GA (April 11, 2018) — City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach took the first swipe in tearing down a blighted home ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 10, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

Public Notice

April 10, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (April 10, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the sec...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 9, 2018

NPS Affirms Savannah Not in Danger of Losing ‘National Historic Landmark’ Status

NEWS RELEASE

April 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

NPS Affirms Savannah Not in Danger of Losing ‘National Historic Landmark’ Status

SAVANNAH, GA (April 9, 2018) — Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District is not in d...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 19, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE: City Accepting Applications for Boards, Commissions and Authorities

Public Notice

March 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Accepting Applications for Boards, Commissions and Authorities

SAVANNAH, GA (March 19, 2018)— The Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will be accepting applications beginning Tu...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Mayor To Help Tear Down Blighted Home

MEDIA ADVISORY

April 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

Mayor To Help Tear Down Blighted Home

SAVANNAH, GA (April 9, 2018) — City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach will take the first swipe in tearing down a blighted home in the Edgemere-Sackville neighbor...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Publix Half Marathon to Affect Traffic Downtown

NEWS RELEASE

April 6, 2018

For Immediate Release

Publix Half Marathon to Affect Traffic Downtown

SAVANNAH, GA (April 6, 2018)— Downtown traffic will be affected for several hours the morning of April 7 as Savannah Police close roads for the annual P...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 5, 2018

District 5 Town Hall Set for April 30

MEDIA ADVISORY

April 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 5 Town Hall Set for April 30 

SAVANNAH, GA (April 5, 2018) — City of Savannah District 5 Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz is hosting a Town Hall meeting on Monday, April 30, 6:30 p.m...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Public Invited to Provide Input on Historic District Zoning Ordinance

NEWS RELEASE

April 3, 2018

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Historic District Zoning Ordinance

SAVANNAH, GA (April 3, 2018) — The City of Savannah is asking the public to provide additional feedback  to the Metropoli...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Council Approves Fire Fee Discount Program

NEWS RELEASE

March 29, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Approves Fire Fee Discount Program

SAVANNAH, GA (March 29, 2018) — During today’s regular meeting, Savannah City Council approved the Fire Fee Discount Program. The program will all...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 29, 2018

City Commits to Updating Wastewater Infrastructure

NEWS RELEASE

March 29, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Commits to Updating Wastewater Infrastructure 

SAVANNAH, GA (March 29, 2018) — The City of Savannah Mayor and Council are moving forward on updating the President’s Street Wat...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 27, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

Public Notice

March 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (March 27, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the sec...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 21, 2018

City Taking Major Steps to Preserve Savannah’s Landmark District

NEWS RELEASE

March 21, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Taking Major Steps to Preserve Savannah’s Landmark District

SAVANNAH, GA (March 21, 2018) — The City of Savannah has reviewed the National Park Service’s (NPS) Integrity and ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 21, 2018

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE

March 21, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (March 21, 2018) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 9:31 a.m. today, March 21, at 309 W River St. An estimated 145 gal...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Public Invited to Provide Input on Historic District Zoning Ordinance

NEWS RELEASE

March 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Historic District Zoning Ordinance

SAVANNAH, GA (March 20, 2018) — The City of Savannah is asking the public to provide comments to the Metropolitan Planning Commis...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 19, 2018

City’s Cost for Hosting Vice President

NEWS RELEASE

March 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

City’s Cost for Hosting Vice President

SAVANNAH, GA (March 19, 2018) — City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach hosted Vice President Mike Pence at City Hall for Saturday’s St. Patric...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Savannah Piloting Electric Vehicles

NEWS RELEASE

March 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

Savannah Piloting Electric Vehicles

SAVANNAH, GA (March 19, 2018) — The City of Savannah has completed a pilot project to test the use and feasibility of electric vehicles in their fleet. The project...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 19, 2018

City Response to Deck Collapse

NEWS RELEASE

March 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Response to Deck Collapse

SAVANNAH, GA (March 19, 2018) — City of Savannah’s Department of Development Services issued a Certificate of Occupancy (CO) for 38 Martin Luther King, Jr. Bl...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 18, 2018

City Wraps Up Two Day St Patrick's Day Festival

 

NEWS RELEASE

March 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

 

City Wraps Up Two Day St Patrick's Day Festival

 

 

SAVANNAH, GA (March 18, 2018) — The City of Savannah is tallying the numbers from the 2018 St. Patrick&rsqu...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Festival Parking Available on Hutchinson

 

NEWS RELEASE

March 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

Festival Parking Available on Hutchinson Island 

SAVANNAH, GA (March 14, 2018) — The City of Savannah and the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center have teamed up to...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 14, 2018

City, Police Announce Security Enhancements To Parade Route

NEWS RELEASE

March 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

City, Police Announce Security Enhancements To Parade Route

SAVANNAH, GA (March 14, 2018) — The City of Savannah Police and other law enforcement agencies will be implementing an enhanced security zo...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 13, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

Public Notice

March 13, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (March 13, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. in the Media Room, on the seco...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Vice President Joining Savannah’s Mayor for St. Patrick’s Day

NEWS RELEASE

March 13, 2018

For Immediate Release

Vice President Joining Savannah’s Mayor for St. Patrick’s Day

SAVANNAH, GA (March 13, 2018) —The City of Savannah will be hosting Vice President Mike Pence for the 2018 St. Patric...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Downtown Ramp to Truman Parkway Opens Before St. Patrick’s Day

NEWS RELEASE

March 13, 2018

For Immediate Release

Downtown Ramp to Truman Parkway Opens Before St. Patrick’s Day

SAVANNAH, GA (March 13, 2018) — The City of Savannah will be opening the President Street eastbound left turn lane at Truman P...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 9, 2018

City, Police Emphasize Safety During St. Patrick’s Day

NEWS RELEASE

March 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

City, Police Emphasize Safety During St. Patrick’s Day

SAVANNAH, GA (March 9, 2018) — The City of Savannah and the Savannah Police Department held a news conference to emphasize public safet...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 9, 2018

New WWI Exhibit on Display at City Hall

NEWS RELEASE

March 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

New WWI Exhibit on Display at City Hall

SAVANNAH, GA (March 9, 2018)— The Office of Municipal Archives is opening a new exhibit to the public next Wednesday featuring items from Savannah during World ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Shamrock Run to Affect Downtown Traffic

NEWS RELEASE

March 8, 2018

For Immediate Release

Shamrock Run to Affect Downtown Traffic 

SAVANNAH, GA (March 8, 2018)— Downtown traffic will be affected for several hours March 9 as Savannah Police close roads for the annual Shamrock Run.

T...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 6, 2018

City Adjusts Whitaker Street Pilot Program

NEWS RELEASE

March 6, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Adjusts Whitaker Street Pilot Program

SAVANNAH, GA (March 6, 2018) — The City of Savannah has revised the Whitaker Street pilot program and restored the roadway from Bay Street to Broughton Stree...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 2, 2018

City Holds First St. Patrick’s Day News Conference

NEWS RELEASE

March 2, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Holds First St. Patrick’s Day News Conference

SAVANNAH, GA (March 1, 2018) — Today the City of Savannah and the Savannah Police Department held a news conference to provide a general ov...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 2, 2018

City Cancels Traffic Court March 6-8

NEWS RELEASE

March 2, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Cancels Traffic Court March 6-8

SAVANNAH, GA (March 2, 2018) — The City of Savannah Recorder’s Court will reschedule all of next week’s Traffic Court sessions from March 6-8.

T...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 1, 2018

City Partners with CAT to Provide St. Pat’s Shuttle Service

NEWS RELEASE

March 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Partners with CAT to Provide St. Pat’s Shuttle Service

SAVANNAH, GA (March 1, 2018) — Today the Mayor and Council approved an agreement with Chatham Area Transit to provide St. Patrick&...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Pre-Sale of Parking Spaces for St. Patrick’s Day

NEWS RELEASE

March 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Pre-Sale of Parking Spaces for St. Patrick’s Day

SAVANNAH, GA (March 1, 2018) — The City of Savannah is offering pre-sale parking spaces at the following City parking lots and garages for th...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinance

NEWS RELEASE

March 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinance

SAVANNAH, GA (March 1, 2018) — The City of Savannah has scheduled two meetings for the community to provide input on the final revisions to the Alc...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Council Approves Marijuana Ordinance

NEWS RELEASE

March 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Approves Marijuana Ordinance

SAVANNAH, GA (March 1, 2018) — The City of Savannah Mayor and Council voted to approve an ordinance that allows Savannah police officers to exercise judgment when ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 28, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

February 28, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (February 28, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on th...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 27, 2018

Summer 500 Program Kicks Off Recruitment Campaign

NEWS RELEASE

February 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

Summer 500 Program Kicks Off Recruitment Campaign 

SAVANNAH, GA (February 27, 2018) — The City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach and Mayor Pro Tem Carol Bell held a news conference this mor...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 27, 2018

District 3 Town Hall Set for March 1

NEWS RELEASE

February 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 3 Town Hall Set for March 1 

SAVANNAH, GA (February 27, 2018) — City of Savannah District 3 Alderman John Hall is hosting a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, March 1st, 6:30 p.m.-7:...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 22, 2018

City Cancels Traffic Court February 27-29

NEWS RELEASE

February 22, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Cancels Traffic Court February 27-29 

SAVANNAH, GA (February 22, 2018) — The City of Savannah Recorder’s Court will reschedule all of next week’s Traffic Court se...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 22, 2018

Public Invited to Work with City, Non-Profit on Neighborhood Projects

NEWS RELEASE

February 22, 2018

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Work with City, Non-Profit on Neighborhood Projects

SAVANNAH, GA (February 22, 2018) — The City of Savannah is partnering with the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU), an international non-pro...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 22, 2018

City Dedicates Playground to Leisure Services Legend

NEWS RELEASE

February 22, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Dedicates Playground to Leisure Services Legend

SAVANNAH, GA (February 22, 2018)— Today the City of Savannah dedicated a playground to retired City employee, Joseph C. Shear...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 21, 2018

City Cancels Thursday’s Traffic Court

NEWS RELEASE

February 21, 2018

For Immediate Release

 

City Cancels Thursday’s Traffic Court

 

 

SAVANNAH, GA (February 21, 2018) — The City of Savannah Recorder’s Court is canceling Traffic Court Sessions...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 21, 2018

City Providing Services Despite Malware Attack

NEWS RELEASE

February 21, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Providing Services Despite Malware Attack 

SAVANNAH, GA (February 21, 2018) — The City of Savannah is continuing to rid the City’s network of a virus that was discovered Fe...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Savannah Named Tree City USA

NEWS RELEASE

February 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

Savannah Named Tree City USA

SAVANNAH, GA (February 20, 2018) — The City of Savannah was just named 2017 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban for...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Email Attachments to Staff Currently Blocked by City

NEWS RELEASE

February 15, 2018

For Immediate Release

Email Attachments to Staff Currently Blocked by City  

SAVANNAH, GA (February 15, 2018) — As the City continues to remediate the impact of a malware attack, the Department of Information ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Tourism Management Services Moving from City Hall

PUBLIC NOTICE

February 15, 2018

For Immediate Release

Tourism Management Services Moving from City Hall

SAVANNAH, GA (February 15, 2018) — On March 1, the City of Savannah’s Tourism Management and Ambassador Department is restructuring and...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Council Sets St. Patrick’s Day Festival

NEWS RELEASE

February 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Sets St. Patrick’s Day Festival 

SAVANNAH, GA (February 14, 2018) — The City of Savannah Mayor and Council approved a resolution for a two-day St. Patrick’s Da...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 14, 2018

City Council Approves Changes to Confederate Memorial

NEWS RELEASE

February 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Council Approves Changes to Confederate Memorial

SAVANNAH, GA (February 14, 2018) — The City of Savannah Mayor and Council voted today to approve the recommendations from the Confederate Memo...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Applications Open for Summer 500

NEWS RELEASE

February 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

Applications Open for Summer 500

SAVANNAH, GA (February 14, 2018) — The City of Savannah is gearing up again for the 3rd annual Summer 500 program. High school students aged 16 and over, who are c...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 13, 2018

City Takes Precautionary Measures During Malware Attack

NEWS RELEASE

February 13, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Takes Precautionary Measures During Malware Attack

SAVANNAH, GA (February 13, 2018) — The City of Savannah is recovering from a malware attack, likely caused by an e-mail phishing scheme.

The ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Mayor DeLoach Delivers State of the City

SAVANNAH, GA (February 13, 2018)— City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach delivered his State of City address to a large crowd at the Coastal Georgia Center Monday night.

More than 200 people filled the auditorium as the mayor touted the City&rs...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 12, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

February 12, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (February 12, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Georgia Day Parade to Affect Downtown Traffic

NEWS RELEASE

February 8, 2018

For Immediate Release

Georgia Day Parade to Affect Downtown Traffic

SAVANNAH, GA (February 8, 2018)— Downtown traffic will be affected for several hours Feb. 9th as Savannah Police close roads for the annual Georgia Da...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 7, 2018

Mayor's State of the City Address Set for Feb. 12th

MEDIA ADVISORYFebruary 7, 2018For Immediate Release

Mayor's State of the City Address Set for Feb. 12th

SAVANNAH, GA (February 7, 2018)— City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach will deliver the State of City address on Monday, February 12th at 6:30 p.m. in the...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 7, 2018

Alderwoman Shabazz Invites Residents to Project DeRenne Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORYFebruary 7, 2018For Immediate Release

Alderwoman Shabazz Invites Residents to Project DeRenne Meeting

SAVANNAH, GA (February 7, 2018)— City of Savannah District 5 Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz encourages residents and businesses to ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 6, 2018

City Breaks Ground on New Windsor Park

NEWS RELEASE

February 6, 2018

For Immediate Release

 

City Breaks Ground on New Windsor Park

 

SAVANNAH, GA (February 6, 2018)— This afternoon the City of Savannah broke ground on a new Windsor Park on Savannah’s Southside....

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Development Services Director Receives Engineering Accolades

 

NEWS RELEASE

February 6, 2018

For Immediate Release

Development Services Director Receives Engineering Accolades

SAVANNAH, GA (February 6, 2018) —City of Savannah Development Services Director, Julie McLean, was named one of 100 Influentia...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Confederate Task Force Makes Recommendation to Council

NEWS RELEASE

February 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Confederate Task Force Makes Recommendation to Council

SAVANNAH, GA (February 1, 2018) — The City of Savannah Task Force presented its recommendation to the Mayor and Aldermen today regarding the C...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 1, 2018

State Designates Savannah as IT Corridor

NEWS RELEASE

February 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

State Designates Savannah as IT Corridor

SAVANNAH, GA (February 1, 2018) — The City of Savannah’s Mayor and Council voted today to adopt a resolution supporting a designation that names ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Bar Surrenders Alcohol License Ahead of City’s Show Cause Hearing

NEWS RELEASE

February 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Bar Surrenders Alcohol License Ahead of City’s Show Cause Hearing

SAVANNAH, GA (February 1, 2018)— Own Time Sports and Comedy Grill owner Gregory Webb surrendered his Alcoholic Beverage L...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 1, 2018

City Working with ACLU to Increase Access to Fair Housing

NEWS RELEASEFebruary 1, 2018For Immediate Release

City Working with ACLU to Increase Access to Fair Housing

SAVANNAH, GA (February 1, 2018)— The City of Savannah is working with the ACLU, Georgia Legal Services and the Savannah-Chatham Fair Housin...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 30, 2018

City Moves Forward on Two Police Precincts

City Moves Forward on Two Police Precincts

SAVANNAH, GA (January 30, 2018)— Today the City of Savannah broke ground on the Savannah Police Department’s future Central Precinct and held a ribbon cutting ceremony to cel...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 26, 2018

City crews respond to minor sewage spill

NEWS RELEASE

January 26, 2018

For Immediate Release

City crews respond to minor sewage spill

SAVANNAH, GA (January 26, 2018)— City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 10:30 a.m. today, January 26, at 1482 Dean Forest Road...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Update on President Street Project

NEWS RELEASEJanuary 26, 2018For Immediate Release

Update on President Street Project

SAVANNAH, GA (January 26, 2018)— The City of Savannah is nearing the completion of the President St. roadway improvements and the City anticipates that thoroughfa...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 25, 2018

Savannah’s Interim Police Chief Takes the Helm

NEWS RELEASE

January 25, 2018

For Immediate Release

Savannah’s Interim Police Chief Takes the Helm

SAVANNAH, GA (January 25, 2018)— Today Mark Revenew officially became the Interim Chief of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police departm...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 18, 2018

City Amends Horse Carriage Ordinance for Adverse Weather

NEWS RELEASE

January 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

SAVANNAH, GA (January 18, 2018) — The City of Savannah Mayor and Council approved an amendment to the horse-drawn carriage ordinance to include a section which prohibits operation during adverse c...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 17, 2018

City Announces Interim Police Chief

 

NEWS RELEASE

January 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

SAVANNAH, GA (January 16, 2018)— The City of Savannah is pleased to announce Mark Revenew as the interim police chief for the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, soon to be ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Downtown Parking Changes Delayed Until January 22

 

NEWS RELEASE

January 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

SAVANNAH, GA (January 16, 2018)— The City of Savannah is delaying its implementation of the new Parking Matters rate structure for parking downtown until January 22. This is due to the w...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 29, 2017

City Sues Operators of Short-Term Vacation Rental

NEWS RELEASEDecember 29, 2017For Immediate ReleaseSAVANNAH, GA (December 29, 2017)—The City of Savannah has filed suit against Arnold and Arlene Belzer, for operating an unlicensed Short-Term Vacation Rental, or STVR.The suit was filed in Superi...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 22, 2017

Contract Awarded for New Arena Project Manager

SAVANNAH, GA (December 21, 2017)— The City of Savannah Mayor and Council just awarded a contract for Project Management Services for the Arena Development District to Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc.  The contract is for $2,841,606.00.The Arena...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 22, 2017

City Council Passes 2018 Budget

NEWS RELEASEDecember 21, 2017For Immediate ReleaseSAVANNAH, GA (December 21, 2017)— The City of Savannah Mayor and Council adopted a $408 million overall budget on Thursday that makes significant investments in public safety, infrastructure, nei...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 14, 2017

City Receives “Green” Grant to Improve Neighborhoods, Create Jobs

NEWS RELEASEDecember 13, 2017For Immediate ReleaseSAVANNAH, GA (December 13, 2017)— The City of Savannah is one of six cities to receive a sizeable grant from the Southeast Sustainable Communities Fund (SSCF).The $233,244 grant will be used to c...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 12, 2017

Alderman Van Johnson Appointed To NLC Advisory Board

NEWS RELEASEDecember 12, 2017For Immediate ReleaseSAVANNAH, GA (December 11, 2017)—The National League of Cities' (NLC) new president has appointed City of Savannah Alderman Van Johnson to serve as a Vice Chair of the NLC Advisory Council for th...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 12, 2017

Public Invited to West Bay Streetscape Meeting

December 12, 2017For Immediate ReleaseSAVANNAH, GA (December 12, 2017)— The public is invited to attend the final community meeting for West Bay Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Warner Street (east side of the Bay Street viadu...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 11, 2017

45,000 Sanitation Magnets to be Delivered Next Week

NEWS RELEASEDecember 11, 2017For Immediate ReleaseSAVANNAH, GA (December 11, 2017)—City of Savannah residents should be on the lookout next week for the delivery of the 2018 Sanitation Schedule magnets (see attached image). The handy magnets inc...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade provides gifts for Georgia Regional patients

MEDIA ADVISORYDecember 7, 2017For Immediate ReleaseMayors from across southeast Georgia joined forces in Savannah to provide a brighter holiday for those in need as part of the 59th annual Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade.Mayors from dozens of cities...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 29, 2017

District 5 Town Hall Meeting Set for Dec. 5

MEDIA ADVISORYNovember 29, 2017For Immediate ReleaseSAVANNAH, GA (November 29, 2017)—City of Savannah District 5 Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz is hosting a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, December 5th, 6:30pm-7:30pm at the Tatemville Community Ce...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 21, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE City of Savannah 2018 Budget Retreat

PUBLIC NOTICENovember 21, 2017For Immediate ReleaseSAVANNAH, GA (November 21, 2017) – Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will hold a 2018 Budget Retreat on Thursday, November 30 and Friday, December 1, 8:3...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 20, 2017

City offers free holiday parking

SAVANNAH, GA (November 20, 2017)—Beginning this week, it’s easier than ever to park and shop in downtown Savannah for the holidays. From Thanksgiving till December 22, the first three hours of parking are FREE in all City parking garag...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 17, 2017

City of Savannah to Host Second Annual Holidays on Broughton

NEWS RELEASENovember 17, 2017For Immediate ReleaseSAVANNAH, Ga. (November 17, 2017) – This holiday season, Savannah is invited to experience the second annual Holidays on Broughton, presented by the City of Savannah, kicking off with a grand cel...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 17, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE Council Work Session Tuesday, Nov. 21

November 17, 2017For Immediate ReleaseSAVANNAH, GA (November 17, 2017) – Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall,...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Mayor Pro Tem Completes Dual Degree

NEWS RELEASENovember 14, 2017For Immediate ReleaseSAVANNAH, GA (November 14, 2017)—City of Savannah Mayor Pro Tem Carolyn Bell recently graduated from Shaw University Divinity School in Raleigh, NC with Master’s Degrees in Christian Ed...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 7, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE Council Work Session Thursday, Nov. 9

PUBLIC NOTICENovember 7, 2017

For Immediate Release

SAVANNAH, GA (November 7, 2017) – Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, November 9, 2017, beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Holiday Decorations Returning Soon to Downtown

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 26, 2017

Holiday spirit will once again be returning to downtown Savannah, as City Council approved an agreement at today’s regular Council meeting for the installation and lighting of Savannah’s holid...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 26, 2017

City Unveils Plans for New Savannah Police Department

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 26, 2017

Today the City of Savannah’s Police Transition Team presented the plans for a new Savannah Police Department (SPD) at a City Council Workshop. The presentation including the unveiling on a new shoulder ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 26, 2017

City to Stop Street Sweeping on Friday, Saturday Nights

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 26, 2017

The City of Savannah Mayor and Alderman approved an amendment today at their regularly scheduled City Council meeting to modify the City’s street sweeping schedule.

Increased parking demand in the downto...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Montgomery St. Changing to Two-Way Traffic

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 26, 2017

To provide better access to the new Cultural Arts Center, currently under construction at Montgomery and Oglethorpe, City Council approved the conversion of Montgomery Street from one-way to two-way traffic from ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 23, 2017

City to host stakeholder meetings on abandoned shopping cart controls ordinance

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 23, 2017

The City of Savannah will host two stakeholder meetings to discuss and gather feedback on a proposed abandoned shopping cart controls ordinance:

Tuesday, October 24 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Savannah Civic Center, Mason Ro...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Moses Jackson Advancement Center to host Job Fair Nov. 3

The Moses Jackson Advancement Center has partnered with Goodwill Employment Solutions to host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, November 3 at the Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410-B Richards Street.

Multiple local employers with a large v...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 20, 2017

City of Savannah Invites Feedback for the Downtown Streetscape Initiative on West Bay Street

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 20, 2017

On Tuesday, October 10, the City of Savannah hosted the second community meeting for the West Bay Streetscape Initiative to share ideas and concepts for West Bay Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard an...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 17, 2017

District 5 Town Hall Meeting on Oct. 25

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 17, 2017

District 5 Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz will hold a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, October 25th beginning at 6:30pm at the Liberty City Community Center. The focus of the meeting will be to provide updates on ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 14, 2017

Major Cleanup Helps Edgemere-Sackville Neighborhood Shine

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 14, 2017

The City of Savannah held a major cleanup event in its “Savannah Shines” pilot neighborhood today. City staff along with the Edgemere-Sackville neighborhood association, its sponsors, resident...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 13, 2017

City crews respond to minor sewage spill

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 13, 2017

City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 1:21 p.m. Friday, October 13 at 313 East River Street. An estimated 245 gallons spilled before the spill was corrected at 2:10 p.m. This is classified a...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 12, 2017

City moving forward after utility billing audit

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 12, 2017

The City of Savannah is committed to improving its utility billing collections and rebuilding trust with the community by enhancing customer service. That was the focus of today’s Utility Billing Assess...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Ardmore residents invited to History Round-up Day

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 12, 2017

The City of Savannah invites all current and former residents of Ardmore to take part in an upcoming History Round-up Day to help document and preserve the unique history of this neighborhood. City of Savannah ar...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 10, 2017

City to Allow Bars to Serve Alcohol on New Year’s Eve

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 10, 2017

This year’s New Year’s Eve celebration will fall on a Sunday in the 2017 calendar year. The City of Savannah will apply State Code Section 3-3-7(r) of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, a...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 10, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE Council Work Session Thursday, Oct. 12

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 10, 2017

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regular scheduled City Council Meetin...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 5, 2017

City Unveils $220K United Way Goal

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 5, 2017

The City of Savannah kicked-off its United Way campaign this morning in the Rotunda at City Hall. Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach, City Manager Rob Hernandez and dozens of city employees gathered for the unveiling of...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 3, 2017

October Episode of City Span Now on SGTV

For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 3, 2017

Savannah Government Television has launched the October edition of City Span. The magazine-style news show features stories in and about the City of Savannah.

This month’s show features a recap of the Cit...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 4, 2017

City taxes chronically blighted properties

Owners of 38 blighted properties in Savannah will be receiving higher property tax bills this week, as the City implements the Community Redevelopment Tax Incentive Ordinance. The Ordinance was created under the premise that owners of chronically blighted...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 3, 2017

City encourages online payment of property taxes

The City of Savannah would like to remind local property owners about the online payment portal for City property taxes at www.savannahga.gov/propertytax. Property owners can quickly and easily pay the City portion of their property tax bill using this co...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Council to Consider Resolution for ‘The Savannah Bridge’

For Immediate Release
Date: September 22, 2017

Next Thursday, Sept. 28th, City Council will vote to adopt a resolution to rename the Talmadge Bridge. Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach is recommending renaming it “The Savannah Bridge”.

If the resolution...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Alderman Van Johnson honored by King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation

Alderman Johnson

For Immediate Release
Date: September 21, 2017

During the 20th Annual King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation Inc. Awards Gala on Saturday, September 16, City of Savannah Alderman Van R. Johnson, II was presented with the Reverend James M. Simms Public Servi...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 20, 2017

New fare-free shuttle routes to launch September 25

For Immediate Release
Date: September 20, 2017

A new, more convenient system of fare-free dot shuttles will launch in Savannah on September 25, connecting riders with popular destinations throughout downtown and reaching as far as Forsyth Park.

Tw...Read on...

Download the new shuttle map... City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 18, 2017

Post-Irma Debris Removal, Trash Collection Plan

For Immediate Release
Date: September 14, 2017

The City of Savannah’s Sanitation Bureau has resumed normal operations. Today crews are back on their regular service routes, picking up residential refuse, yard waste and recycling materials.

On W...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 11, 2017

City Council Meeting Continued Until Sept. 28

For Immediate Release
Date: September11, 2017

Notice is hereby given that the September 14, 2017 City Council meeting will be continued until September 28th. This is the result of the impact of Hurricane Irma.

For more information, contact Dyann...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 9, 2017

Residents asked to secure trash carts, collection halted

For Immediate Release
Date: September 8, 2017

The City of Savannah is asking residents to secure their sanitation carts for the duration of Hurricane Irma. Doing so will prevent carts and litter from causing property damage, and reduce unsanitary con...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 7, 2017

City to close non-emergency services at 2 p.m. today

For Immediate Release
Date: September 7, 2017

All City of Savannah non-emergency customer services will close at 2 p.m. today through Tuesday, Sept. 12, to allow City staff to begin preparing for and recovering from Hurricane Irma. This includes:

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 5, 2017

City Selected for Digital Library Grant

For Immediate Release
Date: September 5, 2017

The City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives is among nine entities to receive a competitive grant awarded through a new program with the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG).

The digiti...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Public invited to Alcohol Beverages Ordinance meetings

For Immediate Release
Date: September 5, 2017

The next series of public meetings to discuss possible revisions to the Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fa...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 5, 2017

September episode of City Span now on SGTV

For Immediate Release
Date: September 5, 2017

Savannah Government Television’s City Span just launched its September show. The magazine-style news show features stories in and about the City of Savannah.

This month’s show features an interview w...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 31, 2017

City planning to sell downtown buildings

Downtown Buildings

For Immediate Release
Date: August 31, 2017

The City of Savannah is preparing to sell two building in Savannah’s Landmark Historic District and developing a plan to relocate many City departments to improve efficiency and make better use of tax dollar...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Historic Savannah Foundation Donates to City Hall Restoration Planning

For Immediate Release
Date: August 31, 2017

This afternoon Savannah’s Mayor and Aldermen recognized the Historic Savannah Foundation for making a generous donation to assist in planning for the restoration of the interior of City Hall.

The Historic...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 31, 2017

City Council to Adopt Savannah Forward Strategic Plan

For Immediate Release
Date: August 31, 2017

This afternoon Savannah City Council will vote to adopt Savannah Forward, the City’s strategic plan. The top five priorities set by Council are Public Safety, Infrastructure, Neighborhood Revitalization, Ec...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 30, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE Council Work Session Thursday, August 31

For Immediate Release
Date: August 30, 2017

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regular scheduled City Council M...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Savannah Impact Program 7th Annual Slam Dunk Hunger Drive now accepting donations

The Savannah Impact Program is gearing up for its 7th Annual Slam Dunk Hunger Basketball Game and Canned Food Drive. During this event, youth participating in Savannah Impact Program’s WorkSource Coastal program and Summer Impact Program will join forces ...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Operation Clean Sweep moves to West Savannah Neighborhood

For Immediate Release
Date: August 22, 2017

The City of Savannah is joining forces with local residents and other organizations for a summer neighborhood cleanup in the West Savannah Neighborhood on Saturday, August 26, from 9 a.m. until noon. The eve...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Crews removing damaged tree on Oglethorpe Avenue today

For Immediate Release
Date: August 22, 2017

All Care Tree company will be removing a Live Oak tree on W. Oglethorpe Ave. today beginning at 9 a.m.

On Thursday, August 3 the City sent a Notice of Violation to Dustcom Limited, Inc. On July 18 Dustcom...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 17, 2017

City seeks feedback on Alcohol Beverage Ordinance

For Immediate Release
Date: August 17, 2017

Over the next few months, the City will be working with the community to revisit possible revisions to the Alcohol Beverage Ordinance.

Key areas of focus include addressing concerns regarding bar card p...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Public invited to apply for boards, commissions and authorities

For Immediate Release
Date: August 16, 2017

The Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will be accepting applications beginning Thursday, August 17, 2017 through Friday, September 15, 2017 at 12 noon for appointment(s) and reappointment(s) to the ...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Public invited to West Bay streetscape meeting

For Immediate Release
Date: August 15, 2017

The City of Savannah is expanding the first phase of the Downtown Streetscape Improvement Initiative to include West Bay Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Warner Street. All members of the ...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 11, 2017

2018 Cultural & Arts Investment Program application now available

The City is creating a strategic plan, titled Savannah Forward, to guide focus areas and resources. To align FY18 resources with the Savannah Forward initiative, the City is seeking proposals that position arts, cultural, and creative programs as catalyst...Read on...

Learn more... City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 11, 2017

City Partners with Edgemere-Sackville to Launch Savannah Shines

Savannah Shines

For Immediate Release
Date: August 11, 2017

The City of Savannah launched a new program to help improve the quality of life for its citizens. Savannah Shines is a multifaceted, coordinated approach to neighborhood revitalization and will address four ...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 7, 2017

City of Savannah partners with Beach Institute on Lift Every Voice event

For Immediate Release
Date: August 7, 2017

The City of Savannah is partnering with the Beach Institute to take part in Lift Every Voice: Savannah’s African American Historic Sites Free Day. Eight Savannah cultural organizations and sites are collabora...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 7, 2017

City fines contractor for damaged tree

Damaged tree

For Immediate Release
Date: August 7, 2017

The City of Savannah is seeking to recover more than $37,000 in fines and restitution from a local contractor for fatally damaging a City-owned Live Oak tree.

On Thursday, August 3 the City sent a Notice o...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 3, 2017

New website helps improve neighborhood awareness

For Immediate Release
Date: August 3, 2017

Today the City of Savannah debuted a new Open Neighborhoods website, a searchable map of Savannah neighborhoods that citizens can use to learn more about neighborhood organizations, aldermanic districts, and ...Read on...

www.savannahga.gov/OpenNeighborhoods City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 1, 2017

New Native Blooms exhibit open in City Hall rotunda

The Chicken Lady

For Immediate Release
Date: August 1, 2017

Local artist and City of Savannah employee Carol Lasell Miller will present an exhibition of original paintings entitled Native Blooms at the City Hall Rotunda from now through December 2017. The rotunda is o...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 27, 2017

City Increases Transparency Through New Website

For Immediate Release
Date: July 27, 2017

The City of Savannah has just launched a new capital improvement projects website which highlights more than 300 projects across the City. The name of the website is Savannah Under Construction.

Savannah ...Read on

Savannah Under Construction City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 21, 2017

City Council votes to dissolve SCMPD

The Savannah City Council voted 8-0 today to send Chatham County a six-month notice of termination to dissolve the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, effective February 1, 2018. On that date, the City plans to begin operating a separate Sava...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 14, 2017

City now accepting Emergency Solutions Grant applications

2018 HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ONE-YEAR ACTION PLAN EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT (ESG) PROGRAM NOTICE OF FUNDING

The City of Savannah is accepting project applications under the Emergency Solutions Grant pursuant to the authority of the McKinney-V...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Public Invited to Millage Rate Hearings

For Immediate Release
Date: July 13, 2017

The Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah have tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 3.810 percent over the rollback millage rate. The 3.810 percent increa...Read on...

2017 Tax Digest and Five Year History City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 10, 2017

City to host Small Business Opportunity Program outreach sessions

For Immediate Release
Date: July 10, 2017

The City of Savannah is developing a new Small Business Opportunity program to help small and disadvantaged companies thrive. The proposed Small Business Opportunity program aims to increase utilization of loc...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Arena-Canal District Tour Highlights Future Growth

Savannah Arena

For Immediate Release
Date: July 13, 2017

The City of Savannah continues to move forward with its plans to build a new Savannah Arena, which will be located just southwest of Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District.

Today Mayor Eddie DeLoa...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 8, 2017

City asks for public’s help in creating World War I exhibit

For Immediate Release
Date: June 8, 2017

The City of Savannah Research Library & Municipal Archives is currently planning a World War I Centennial exhibit for 2018 to honor Savannahians’ role in the war. The City would like to include items from l...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 7, 2017

City to Begin Search for Arena Project Manager

For Immediate Release
Date: July 6, 2017

City Council on Thursday approved a contract with Barrett Sport Group, LLC to hire a Project Manager to oversee the design and construction of the planned new arena, to be funded with voter-approved Special Pur...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 5, 2017

Traffic shift on President Street to begin tomorrow, July 6

For Immediate Release
Date: July 5, 2017

Motorists traveling on President Street should be aware of a major planned traffic shift scheduled to begin tomorrow, July 6, after 9 a.m. The shift will occur on President St. between East Broad and the Truman...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Savannah Youth Ambassadors painting homes

SYA

For Immediate Release
Date: June 28, 2017

Today dozens of Savannah Youth Ambassadors participated in a community project; painting two homes in need of repair.

The Ambassadors put a fresh coat of paint on homes located at 921 Googe St. in Carver Vi...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 27, 2017

Mayor Pro Tem Bell receives GMA Award

For Immediate Release
Date: June 27, 2017

Savannah Mayor Pro Tem Carolyn Bell received the prestigious Certificate of Recognition from the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute during the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Annual Convention ...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 21, 2017

City of Savannah launches new ParkSavannah app

For Immediate Release
Date: June 21, 2017

The City of Savannah today introduced ParkSavannah, the latest way to pay for on-street metered parking. The new ParkSavannah app makes parking easy by allowing users to purchase parking with a debit or credit...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Local DBE/MWBE contractors invited to GDOT outreach event

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will host an outreach event for local Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)/Minority-Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) contractors who are interested in learning more about working on major transportation p...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 21, 2017

Public invited to Small Treasures exhibit opening

For Immediate Release
Date: June 21, 2017

In Savannah, surprises and treasures greet you around every corner including through our community’s many cultural heritage organizations, each one a treasure chest full of riches in the form of history, art a...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 23, 2017

City staff trained on equine health and safety

Equine safety class

For Immediate Release
Date: June 23, 2017

To continue to improve service for businesses, residents, and tourists, the City of Savannah Tourism Management and Ambassadorship Department recently completed training on equine health and safety issues. Dr....Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Study shows Savannah’s arts and culture industry generates $135.9 million in economic activity

For Immediate Release
Date: June 20, 2017

The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $135,939,836 in annual economic activity in the greater Savannah area—supporting 4,548 full-time equivalent jobs and generating $14,711,000 in local and state ...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 8, 2017

City moves forward with arena plans

For Immediate Release
Date: June 8, 2017

City Council is poised today to take another major step toward the development of a new arena and build-out of the surrounding Canal District as it considers awarding a design contract for the construction of a...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 7, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE
For Immediate ReleaseDate: June 7, 2017

Council Work Session

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, June 8, 2017, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 3, 2017

City Council Charts New Course for Savannah

For Immediate Release
Date: June 3, 2017

City Council on Saturday wrapped up a two-day Savannah Forward retreat by charting a new direction for our community through year 2025.

After wading through a large number of comments provided by hundreds of...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 1, 2017

City of Savannah produces water meter reading video for customers

For Immediate Release
Date: June 1, 2017

To help customers better understand and monitor their water consumption, the City of Savannah has created an instructional video which explains how to read a water meter and verify its accuracy. The video is av...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Savannah Impact Program to host summer beautification project kick-off in Tremont Park

For Immediate Release
Date: May 31, 2017

The Savannah Impact Program (SIP) - Summer Impact 2017 program invites the Tremont Park Neighborhood to the kick-off event for the program’s summer beautification project. Attendees will enjoy music, food, and...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 30, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE Special Council Meeting Wednesday, May 31

For Immediate Release
Date: May 30, 2017

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special Meeting of the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Savannah City Hall to consider t...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 25, 2017

City to hold Short-Term Vacation Rental stakeholder meetings

For Immediate Release
Date: May 25, 2017

To accommodate the needs of owners, residents, and the community at large, the City of Savannah is in the process of reviewing the Short-Term Vacation Rental (STVR) regulations.

By working closely with stake...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Magnolia Park Drainage Improvements Open House to be held June 6

The Chatham County Department of Engineering, in conjunction with the City of Savannah, will hold an Open House concerning the Magnolia Park Drainage Improvements on June 6, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bible Baptist Church Social Hall located at 470...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Savannah Making Blighted Businesses Pay

702 W. Oglethorpe Ave

For Immediate Release
Date: May 18, 2017

Savannah Making Blighted Businesses Pay

The City of Savannah won judgements on five local business that were not cleaning up trash on their property. On Monday, May 15, 2017 Recorders Court ruled in favor ...Read on...

Photos of locations City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Savannah Honored as ‘Playful City’ for Putting Kids First

For Immediate Release
Date: May 17, 2017

The City of Savannah is being honored with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the eighth consecutive year. National non-profit KaBOOM honors cities, towns and communities across America that are taking bo...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Great Savannah Cleanup moves to Bacon Park/Brookview/Skidaway Terrace Neighborhoods

For Immediate Release
Date: May 17, 2017

The City of Savannah is joining forces with local residents and other organizations for a neighborhood cleanup in the Bacon Park/Brookview/Skidaway Terrace Neighborhoods on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. until no...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 15, 2017

City accepting applications for the Volunteer Home Repair program

For Immediate Release
Date: May 15, 2017

The City of Savannah’s Housing Department is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Volunteer Home Repair program. This program provides possible grants, loans and home repairs to residents who meet spec...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 11, 2017

City adopts changes to Horse and Carriage Ordinance

For Immediate Release
Date: May 11, 2017

This afternoon Savannah City Council members voted 7-1 to approve revisions to the City’s Horse and Carriage Ordinance. The revisions are intended to regulate the horse-drawn carriage industry, prote...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Alderman Van R. Johnson II receives 2017 ACCG Civic and Community Engagement Advocate Award

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For Immediate Release
Date: May 11, 2017

ACCG, Georgia’s county association, recently awarded Savannah Alderman Van R. Johnson II (District 1) with the 2017 Civic and Community Engagement Advocate of the Year Award. Each year, ACCG uses its Awards and...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 10, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE Council Work Session Thursday, May 11

For Immediate Release
Date: May 10, 2017

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, May 11, 2017, beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regular scheduled City Counc...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 1, 2017

City receives grant to preserve rare audio recordings from the W. W. Law Collection

For Immediate Release
Date: May 1, 2017

The City of Savannah Research Library & Municipal Archives has received a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (www.clir.org) from their Recordings at Risk grant program (www.clir.org/...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 25, 2017

City of Savannah announces launch of Savannah Forward

For Immediate Release
Date: April 25, 2017

Mayor Eddie DeLoach, members of City Council and City Manager Rob Hernandez announced the launch of Savannah Forward today, the City of Savannah’s strategic planning process. ...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Moses Jackson Advancement Center to host May 10 Job Fair

Job seekers: Mark your calendar for Wednesday, May 10, 2017 for the Goodwill Employment Solutions Job Fair. The event will be held at the Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410-B Richards Street, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Various companies are seeking qu...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Public invited to apply for Boards, Commissions, and Authorities

For Immediate Release
Date: April 19, 2017

The Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will be accepting applications for the Boards, Commissions, and Authorities listed below beginning Friday, April 21, 2017 through Friday, May 5, 2017 at 12 p.m. ...Read on...

Application and more info... City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Rising 8th graders: Apply now to Savannah Youth Council

Savannah Youth Council: Apply Now

Learn and actively participate in our local government, work together on group projects, demonstrate leadership and participate in community service activities. Deadline to apply is May 8th, 2017.

For more informati...Read on...

Download the Application... City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Registration now open for Citizens' Academy

The City of Savannah Citizens' Academy is an 8-session program intended to immerse residents into the workings of their City government. The academy includes on-site visits, presentations by key City officials, and other hands-on activities.

Interested...Read on...

Complete an application... City of Savannah Public Communications

Posted on: October 4, 2017

Learn more about the Fire Fee

Fire Fee

Learn more about the Fire Fee and how it will be used to keep our community safer: www.savannahga.gov/firefee.

Fire Highlights
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Find us on Facebook and Twitter

Social Media

Keep up with the latest news and information from Savannah Fire & Emergency Services by following us on Facebook or Twitter.

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Fire Highlights
Posted on: October 4, 2017

What is ISO and why is it important?

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Savannah is an ISO Class 1 city. ISO stands for the Insurance Service Office. It is a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. ISO expert staff collects information about municipal fire protection efforts in communities throug...

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Fire Highlights

Fire News

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Dedication of Memorial to Master Firefighter Michael Curry

A memorial to Savannah Fire & Emergency Services Master Firefighter Michael Curry was unveiled by Nine Line Apparel 10 a.m.  Thursday, October 12 at 450 Fort Argyle Road, Savannah. Savannah Fire & Emergency Services administrators were in...

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Fire News
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Battalion Chief Edward Harris named Chief Officer of the Year

Savannah Fire Battalion Chief Edward Harris will be presented with the Chief Officer of the Year Award 7 p.m. Thursday, November 2. The award presentation will take place at the American Legion Hall, located at 1108 Bull Street in Savannah. Each year Amer...

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Fire News
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Keep the Savannah Fire wreath green

During the 2016 Holiday Season there were fires in 28 Savannah Homes — that’s one fire ever other day in November and December.

Savannah Fire wants every family to have a fire-free 2017 holiday season. We will release a safety tip for ...

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Fire News

Posted on: April 18, 2018

Hospitality Certification Program

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*Get your “Industry Recognized Certification” through the Hotel & Lodging Institute and start your Career in Hospitality! 

 

 You choose your Certification emphasis on becoming a:

Guest Ser...

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Register Here... Moses Jackson Advancement Center
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Financial Education

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National Campaign for Financial Literacy: Retirement Planning & Wealth Preservation & Building a Business In the Financial Industry

Thursday, April 19th & 26th

9:30am to 11:30am

Location:     Moses Jackson Advancement C...

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Register Here... Moses Jackson Advancement Center
Posted on: April 17, 2018

FREE HIV Testing

Union Mission HIV Testing

FREE HIV Testing

Awareness: Protecting Your Health

Receive Same Day Results

WHEN:      Wednesday, April 19th, 2018

TIME:         10:00am to 2:00pm 

WHERE:  &...

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Moses Jackson Advancement Center
Posted on: April 13, 2018

First Time Homebuyers

NIA- Homebuyers Ed

Moses Jackson Advancement Center

partners with

Neighborhood Improvement Association

to host 

First Time Homebuyers Education Workshop Certification

     Date:            ...

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Register Here... Moses Jackson Advancement Center
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Time Management

UGA- Time Management

The Moses Jackson Advancement Center

partners with

UGA Co-op Extension on Time Management

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

10:00am to 11:30am

Location:      Moses Jackson Advancement Center

1410-B Richards Street, 31415

For information & e...

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Register Here... Moses Jackson Advancement Center
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Zumba!

Zumba

Tuesdays and Thursdays

 4:15pm to 5:15pm

The Center is located at 1410-B Richards Street

Please call (912) 525-2166 for eligibility and more information!

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Register Here... Moses Jackson Advancement Center

Posted on: February 8, 2018

Accepting Teams for the Adult Basketball League

The City of Savannah Parks and Recreation Department is accepting teams for the upcoming Adult Basketball league. To register please stop by the Paulson Softball Complex or call the athletics office at 912-251-3852.

Parks and Recreation