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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...

Posted on: May 25, 2017

YouthBuild Savannah now accepting applications

The YouthBuild Savannah Program is a comprehensive youth and community development program which promotes affordable housing. We are looking for eligible young men and women, ages 16 – 24 years old will spend nine (9) months participating in activities s...Read on...

Download the Application...
Posted on: May 24, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE:Council Work Session Thursday, May 25

For Immediate Release
Date: May 24, 2017

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, May 25, 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...

Posted on: May 24, 2017

Savannah Youth Council graduates today

For Immediate Release
Date: May 24, 2017

The members of the Savannah Youth Council Class of 2016-17 will graduate during a ceremony at 5:30 p.m. today, May 24 at City Hall in the Council Chambers.

Students, all of them Savannah and Chatham County 8...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2017

WorkSource Coastal’s Summer Youth Employment Program now accepting applications

Know of an out of school youth looking for a job or who needs their GED? WorkSource Coastal can help!

Our youth program offers paid employment training, GED services, and life skills training. We are currently looking for youth who can benefit from ...Read on...

Complete the Eligibility Pre-Application
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...

Posted on: May 19, 2017

City crews respond to minor sewage spill

For Immediate Release
Date: May 19, 2017

City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at Paulsen Street and East Waldburg Street at 12:53 p.m. on Thursday, May 18. The spill was the result of a sewer stoppage. The total volume discharged w...Read on...

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
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...

Posted on: May 17, 2017

Location Change for District 1 Savannah Forward Strategic Plan Public Meeting

For Immediate Release
Date: May 17, 2017

The location for the District 1 Savannah Forward Strategic Plan public meeting being held on Thursday, May 18 has been changed. The meeting will be held from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the Bryan Room, 2nd Floor, Savan...Read on...

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...

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Savannah youth invited to attend May 17 Savannah Forward meeting

For Immediate ReleaseDate: May 15, 2017

Savannah youth ages 13-18 are invited to attend a youth meeting for the Savannah Forward strategic planning process. The meeting will be held from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 in the second floor ...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE Council Work Session Tuesday, May 16

For Immediate Release
Date: May 15, 2017

Notice is hereby given that there will be a meeting of the Savannah City Council on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall

The AGENDA is as foll...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2017

5th District Alderwoman Shabazz to host Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, May 17

For Immediate Release
Date: May 15, 2017

City of Savannah District 5 Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz will host a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, May 17 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Avenue. The focus of the mee...Read on...

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...

Posted on: May 12, 2017

City shows off improvements to Tompkins Regional Center

For Immediate Release
Date: May 12, 2017

This morning the City of Savannah and the Cuyler-Brownville neighborhood held a rededication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Tompkins Regional Center’s addition and renovations.

The Tompkins Center was f...Read on...

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...

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...

Posted on: May 10, 2017

City to hold Parking Matters Drop-In session tonight

For Immediate Release
Date: May 10, 2017

WHAT: Second of two Drop-In sessions to answer questions and provide information on the Parking Plan recommendations in preparation for a May 11, 2017 Council meeting

WHEN: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., TONIGHT, Wednes...Read on...

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...

Posted on: May 8, 2017

City to cut ribbon on Tompkins Regional Center Improvements

For Immediate Release
Date: May 8, 2017

WHAT: Ribbon cutting ceremony for Tompkins Regional Center addition and renovations

WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 12, 2017

WHERE: 2333 Ogeechee Road

WHO: Members of City Council, City staff and neighb...Read on...

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/reco...Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2017

REVISED PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session Tuesday, May 2

Date: May 1, 2017Council Work Session

Notice is hereby given that there will be a meeting of the Savannah City Council on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center in Room 102, locat...Read on...

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...

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...

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...
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...
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...
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Residents invited to take survey on Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan

The City of Savannah’s Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan addresses the City’s housing, homelessness, and non-housing community development needs for the five-year period 2018-2022.

Your input on the Community Needs Survey will provid...Read on...

Posted on: April 6, 2017

City launches online utility bill payment

For Immediate Release
Date: April 6, 2017

The City of Savannah is now offering online credit card payment for City-issued utility bills. Customers can access the online payment portal at www.savannahga.gov/utilitypay.

Customers currently receive o...Read on...

www.savannahga.gov/utilitypay
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Public invited to opening of new W. W. Law music exhibit

For Immediate Release
Date: April 4, 2017

The City of Savannah is pleased to announce the opening of the new exhibit “Law & Music: Discovering Music through the W. W. Law Collection,” on display now through January 2018 at the Beach Institute Afri...Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2017

City receives federal funding for Hurricane Matthew debris removal

For Immediate Release
Date: April 3, 2017

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced this week that it will award the City of Savannah $9.2 million for debris removal resulting from Hurricane Matthew.

The announcement comes after rig...Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2017

Summer 500 applications now being accepted

For Immediate Release
Date: February 14, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the Summer 500 internship program. The program makes summer i...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2016

City announces January 15 storm debris set-out deadline

For Immediate Release
Date: December 28, 2016

The City of Savannah announced that the deadline to set-out storm debris from Hurricane Matthew will be January 15, 2017 for residents living within City of Savannah limits.

City residents must have st...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Film permitting fees to go into effect March 13

Beginning March 13, 2017, the City of Savannah will begin charging fees for film permitting to offset the administrative costs associated with the issuance of permits. Below is a breakdown of fees for 2017:

1. Student Permit - $25 per permit – Any pr...Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2017

City of Savannah to kick-off Great Savannah Cleanup March 4

For Immediate Release
Date: February 28, 2017

This spring the City of Savannah and Keep Savannah Beautiful stand ready to help residents organize cleanup and beautification projects in their neighborhoods as part of the Great Savannah Cleanup, which k...Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2017

District 2 residents invited to Ask an Alderman

For Immediate Release
Date: February 28, 2017

WHAT: District 2 “Ask an Alderman” event.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, March 6.

WHERE: Waters Avenue Shopping Plaza Community Room, 2005 Waters Avenue.

WHO: The event will be hosted ...Read on...

Posted on: January 26, 2017

Good Neighbor Award Nominations Due Thursday, February 16

For Immediate Release
Date: January 26, 2017

The City of Savannah is gearing up for the Spring 2017 Good Neighbor Award in which residents nominate their neighbors for improving the quality of life in their neighborhoods. The Good Neighbor Award reco...Read on...

Posted on: January 24, 2017

New exhibit opens in City Hall

For Immediate Release
Date: January 24, 2017

Artist Trice Megginson will present an exhibition entitled Reconstructing the Narrative: Illuminating Savannah’s Civil Rights History at the City Hall Rotunda. The pieces can be viewed by the public until J...Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Citizens invited to attend First Tuesday Tour at City Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: January 31, 2017

Residents and visitors can get a behind-the-scenes look at Savannah City Hall, and view special exhibits highlighting chapters of Savannah’s history, during the next First Tuesday Tour of City Hall which is...Read on...

Posted on: January 3, 2017

CITY OF SAVANNAH FAIR HOUSING STUDY Draft Available for Public Review and Comment

A draft of the City of Savannah’s Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) is available for public review and comment from December 30, 2016 to January 30, 2017. The document may be downloaded from the project website (www.SavannahAFH.com) or viewed in the offi...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2016

Traffic shift on President Street to begin tomorrow, Dec. 15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: December 14, 2016

Motorists traveling on President Street should be aware of a major planned traffic shift scheduled to begin tomorrow, Thursday, December 15. The shift will occur on President St. between East Broad and the...Read on...

Posted on: December 7, 2016

Residents of Carver Village invited to share history with the City of Savannah

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: December 7, 2016

The City of Savannah’s Research Library & Municipal Archives will be hosting “Carver Village History Round-Up Days,” a series of history collecting sessions aimed at documenting...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Mayor Jackson portrait unveiling

Former Mayor Edna Jackson was present in City Council today for the official unveiling of her portrait in the hall of mayors in Savannah City Hall.  View photos from the unveilingRead on...
Posted on: December 2, 2016

YouthBuild Savannah now accepting applications

The YouthBuild Savannah Program is a comprehensive youth and community development program which promotes affordable housing.  We are looking for eligible young men and women, ages 16 – 24 years old will spend nine (9) months partici...

Read on...

Posted on: December 5, 2016

Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade Wednesday

For Immediate ReleaseDate: December 5, 2016

Mayors from across southeast Georgia will join forces in Savannah to provide a brighter holiday for those in need at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, as part of the 58th annual Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade. ...Read on...
Posted on: December 2, 2016

Revenue Department to host educational sessions on revised Alcohol Ordinance

The City of Savannah Revenue Department will hold two educational sessions for the revised 2017 Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance.

When: December 6, 2016 and December 7, 2016 Location: Savannah Civic Center, Musgrove Room on the 2nd Floor. Time:   ...Read on...
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Project DeRenne Town Hall scheduled for Dec. 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: December 1, 2016

The City of Savannah and District 5 Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz, along with GDOT and consultant Kimley-Horn, will host a town hall meeting on the status of Project DeRenne, the City project to improve DeRenne...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Residents invited to attend informational session on Brownfield Grant application

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: November 30, 2016

Residents are invited to attend an upcoming drop-in informational session on the City of Savannah’s application for a U.S. EPA Brownfield Grant focused on properties within the MLK/Montgomery St. corr...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

City of Savannah to hold Downtown Streetscape Initiative community meeting December 5

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: November 29, 2016

The City of Savannah is launching the first phase of the Downtown Streetscape Improvement Initiative, which includes improvements for Broughton Street, Bay Street, and River Street.  All members of the...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Remembering George K. Gannam, 75 Years After Pearl Harbor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: November 29, 2016

At the November 22th City Council meeting, Mayor Eddie Wayne DeLoach proclaimed December 7, 2016 as “George K. Gannam Day” in the City of Savannah in honor of the sacrifices of Staff Sergean...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE City Council 2017 Budget Retreat

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will hold the 2017 Budget Retreat Wednesday, November 30, 2016 beginning at 8:30 a.m., and Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. until the end of the agenda in the O’...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2016

First properties cited under new blight ordinance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: November 17, 2016

The City of Savannah Property Maintenance Department will send out 64 letters this week to property owners in Savannah whose properties meet the definition of chronically blighted under the Community Redev...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Survey work to begin on Downtown Streetscape Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 4, 2016 Beginning next week, surveyors will be present on Broughton Street, Bay Street, and River Street to begin work for the Downtown Streetscape Initiative. The survey field work is expected to take about 60 days. ...Read on...
Posted on: November 1, 2016

City Research Library and Municipal Archives presented with Award for Excellence

cluskey.jpg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 1, 2016 Chancellor Henry M. Huckaby and Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) Chair P. Toby Graham presented the City of Savannah Research Library and Municipal Archives, the Georgia Southern University ...Read on...
Posted on: October 27, 2016

Citizens invited to attend First Tuesday Tour at City Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: October 27, 2016 Residents and visitors can get a behind-the-scenes look at Savannah City Hall, and view special exhibits highlighting chapters of Savannah’s history, during the next First Tuesday Tour of City Hall wh...

Read on...
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Entrepreneurial Center to host Hurricane Matthew Business Recovery Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 26, 2016 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today the opening of a Business Recovery Center in the City of Savannah Entrepreneurial Center to help businesses impacted by Hurricane Matthew on Oct. 4 ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Residents encouraged to participate in housing study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 25, 2016 The City of Savannah’s Community Planning and Development Department is beginning development of an Assessment of Fair Housing that will identify patterns of integration and segregation; racially an...Read on...
Posted on: October 25, 2016

City, County launch municipal broadband survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 24, 2016 The City of Savannah, in collaboration with Chatham County, has begun the development of a Broadband Fiber-Optic Feasibility Study. The purpose of this study is to examine how we are currently served with broa...Read on...
Posted on: October 20, 2016

City recycling to resume next week

For Immediate Release
Date: October 20, 2016

City of Savannah recycling will resume the regular pick-up schedule beginning next week.

The Sanitation schedules for each pick-up day can be found at www.savannahga.gov/sanitationschedules.

Recycle ...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Local employers invited to Economic/Workforce Networking Event

For Immediate Release
Date: October 20, 2016

Coastal Georgia Indicators Coalition, Chatham County, City of Savannah and other local economic and workforce development partners are hosting an Economic/Workforce networking event on Thursday November 3,...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents in Georgia Affected by Hurricane Matthew

U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet issued the following statement after the announcement of the Presidential disaster declaration for several counties in Georgia affected by Hurricane Matthew that occurred on Oct. 4 –15...Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Savannah Recovers to assist those recovering from hurricane

For Immediate Release
Date: October 17, 2016

The City of Savannah is asking all businesses, non-profits, social service providers and faith-based organizations who are assisting in the Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts to register with a new disas...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2016

City information for homeowners who sustained storm damage

For Immediate Release
Date: October 13, 2016

The City of Savannah Development Services office would like residents dealing with storm damage to their homes to know that no permit is needed for minor repairs such as the following:

  • Replacement of dama...
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Posted on: October 9, 2016

City issues waste removal guidelines

For Immediate Release
Date: October 9, 2016

The City of Savannah has released the following temporary changes and guidelines for City Sanitation services:· There will be no garbage collection this Monday; services will resume on Tuesday on a...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2016

Generator and Heater Safety Information from Savannah Fire

For Immediate Release
Date: 10/10/16

Utility crews are working non-stop to restore electrical services to all areas of the city. But with power still out in many areas, it is important to remember some safety guidelines when using generators at your...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Mayor signs Declaration of Local Emergency

For Immediate Release
Date: October 6, 2016

Mayor Eddie DeLoach signed a “Declaration of Local Emergency” this afternoon, triggering the local emergency operations plan and allowing the Mayor to restrict travel and loitering to protect the public and ...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Statement from Mayor DeLoach on Hurricane Matthew

Mayor Eddie DeLoach stood with emergency planners at a news conference in the City’s Emergency Coordination Center today to address the public about Hurricane Matthew. Below is the text of his remarks:

Hurricane Matthew is a dangerous, deadly storm get...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2016

City of Savannah prepares for Hurricane Matthew

For Immediate Release
Date: October 5, 2016

The City of Savannah moved to OPCON 3 on Wednesday, and made preparations across all operations in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew.

At this time, all City offices and services will remain open and ope...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Residents presented with Good Neighbor Award

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For Immediate Release
Date: September 29, 2016

Three Savannah residents who strive to improve their communities and serve those in need were presented with Good Neighbor Awards today by City Council.

The winners, announced during the regular City ...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Healthy Savannah Recognized As Healthycommunity50 Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: September 15, 2016

Savannah, Georgia has been selected as one of 50 members of the HealthyCommunity50 in the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge to receive a $10,000 community seed award. By participating in the Chal...Read on...

Posted on: September 7, 2016

Changes to Bay Street set to begin September 11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: September 7, 2016

From September 11 through October 9, several changes will take place on Bay Street from East Broad to Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. as part of a pilot program to test certain measures in an effort to impro...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

City Council selects Rob Hernandez as City Manager

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: September 1, 2016

Savannah City Council today unanimously selected a public administrator with more than 25 years of local government management experience to be Savannah’s next City Manager.

“I am confident that we’ve...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

City to celebrate W.W. Law Preservation Week

For Immediate Release
Date: August 29, 2016

The City of Savannah will celebrate W. W. Law Preservation Week the week of September 19-23. This week will recognize the accomplishments and contributions of W. W. Law in the area of historic preservation t...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

City employee named Solid Waste Manager of the Year

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For Immediate Release
Date: August 19, 2016

Travis Dawn, City of Savannah Landfill Administrator, was recently named the American Public Works Association (APWA) Georgia Chapter 2016 Solid Waste Manager of the Year.The selection of Travis Dawn for t...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2016

REVISED PUBLIC NOTICE Special Council Meeting Friday, August 5

For Immediate Release
Date: August 4, 2016

A special meeting of the Savannah City Council will take place on tomorrow, August 5, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. for the purpose of interviewing candidates for the position of City Manager.

The Georgia Open Meeti...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

New online collection features a look back at the Olympics

For Immediate Release
Date: August 2, 2016

The City of Savannah announced today the online availability of the Civic Magazine collection, made possible through a partnership between the City’s Research Library & Municipal Archives and the Digital ...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

City of Savannah receives historic preservation planning grant for City Hall

For Immediate Release
Date: August 1, 2016

The City of Savannah, in partnership with Historic Savannah Foundation, is the recipient of a grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation which will assist the City in creating a plan to maintain ...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

City of Savannah receives $27,500 in grants to develop tourism management plan

For Immediate Release
Date: July 20, 2016

The City of Savannah has received $27,500 in grants from national and local organizations to develop a plan to balance the tourism industry’s interests and residents’ needs in the National Historic Landmark ...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2016

Public invited to millage rate hearings

For Immediate Release
Date: July 13, 2016

The Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah have tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 1.04 percent over the rollback millage rate. The 1.04 percent incre...Read on...

2016 Tax Digest Five Year History
Posted on: July 7, 2016

City honors winners of Student Art Competition

For Immediate Release
Date: July 6, 2016

Mayor Eddie DeLoach and members of City Council on Wednesday honored some of Savannah’s talented young artists during an awards ceremony at City Hall for the winners of the City’s 2016 Elementary School Art Com...Read on...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Coffee Bluff Sidewalk Improvement Project

On Tuesday, July 5, 2016 the City of Savannah along with Savannah Construction & Preservation Company will start the Coffee Bluff Sidewalk Improvement Project. This project will start on the north side of Honeybee Road to Levee Road.

The entire pr...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

City to celebrate Elementary School Student Art Exhibit Opening

For Immediate Release
Date: June 30, 2016

WHAT: Elementary School Art Competition Exhibit Opening & Awards Ceremony

WHEN: Wednesday, July 6, 2016; Exhibit Opening 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Awards Ceremony 4 p.m.

WHO: Local elementary school ch...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

City celebrates Carver Village history

For Immediate Release
Date: May 20, 2016

City and neighborhood leaders joined together today to celebrate the proud history of Carver Village and the completion of the application process for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.

...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Savannah recognized as 2016 Playful City USA Community

For Immediate Release
Date: May 18, 2016

The City of Savannah is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation for the seventh consecutive year. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns acr...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2016

Reinvestment Fund and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation name Savannah one of 50 Invest Health cities

For Immediate Release
Date: May 17, 2016

The City of Savannah has been selected by Reinvestment Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to take part in the new Invest Health initiative. Invest Health is aimed at transforming how leaders from mid-...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Residents presented with Good Neighbor Award

Good Neighbor award recipients

For Immediate Release
Date: May 12, 2016

A resident who mentors youth and one who provides aid to his neighbors in need were the recipients of the Good Neighbor Award, presented by City Council today.

The winners, announced during the regular C...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2015

President St. Truman Parkway turn lane to close

For Immediate Release
Date: July 20, 2015

On Wednesday, July 22 the President St. eastbound turn lane onto the Truman Parkway will close. Traffi...Read on...


Cultural Affairs

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Telfair Museum of Art presents Generation: Iraqi-Canadian Women Search for Identity

Generation, opening May 26 at Telfair Museums Jepson Center, brings together two generations of Iraqi-Canadian women artists—mother Sawsan AlSaraf and her daughters Tamara and Sundus Abdul Hadi—offering a dialogue between their artworks as to how three me...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Department of Cultural Affairs seeks applications for Weave-A-Dream

The City of Savannah’s Cultural Affairs Weave-A-Dream Panel has issued a call for proposals for the 2017 Weave-A-Dream program. The Weave-A-Dream program invests in specific, innovative youth projects that focus on active learning.

The Cultural Affai...Read on...

Additional Info...

Moses Jackson Advancement Center

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

E-commerce & Drop Shopping

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“E-Commerce” (Electronic Commerce) = Selling & Buying Online

“Drop Shipping” = Instead of purchasing a large amount of inventory, you
simply partner with a drop shipping supplier and list their merchandise for saleThursday, June 8th - 10:00...Read on...

Register Here...
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Hospitality Certification Program

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The Moses Jackson Advancement Center
partners with Goodwill Job Connection
as they offer the

Hospitality Certification Program

*Get your recognized Certification through the Hotel & Lodging Institute and start your Career in Hospitality!...Read on...

Register Here...
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Starting A Business

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What You Need to Know About Starting A Business
Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pmMoses Jackson Advancement Center
1410-B Richards Street, Savannah, GA 31415

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Summer Camp at the MJAC

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BACK IN THE DAY

? Learn How to Set Yourself Apart From
Others: Respect, Values, Life Skills, Goals

? Visit Historical & Famous Places & Sites

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Zumba!

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The Moses Jackson Advancement Center
Offers FREE Adult Fitness Classesto Eligible Applicants!
Tuesdays and Thursdays4:15pm to 5:15pm
The Center is located at 1410-B Richards StreetPlease call (912) 525-2166 for eligibility and more information! ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 25, 2016

Resumè Assistance

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HELP...I need a Resumè!!

Get one on one assistance with creating a resumè or updating your existing one.
Call or stop by to schedule and appointment!

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Savannah Fire & Emergency Services

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Memorial Day Fire Safety

The Memorial Day holiday weekend is near and Savannah Fire & Emergency Services reminds citizens to take a few precautions while planning celebrations in memory of those who have sacrificed their lives for the freedoms Americans enjoy every day. A few...Read on...