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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

Council Work Session 

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 19, 2019

City Named Top Employer by Forbes Magazine

NEWS RELEASE

June 19, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Named Top Employer by Forbes Magazine

SAVANNAH, GA (June 19, 2019) — The City of Savannah was just named one of the best employers to work for by Forbes magazine, ranking as the 16th best organiz...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinances

NEWS RELEASE

June 17, 2019

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinances

SAVANNAH, GA (June 17, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold two public meetings on Wednesday, June 19 & June 26 at 6:00 p.m. at the Liberty ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 13, 2019

New Sylvan Terrace Park is Cause to Celebrate; Neighborhood Improvements Unveiled at Public Event

NEWS RELEASE

June 13, 2019

For Immediate Release

New Sylvan Terrace Park is Cause to Celebrate; Neighborhood Improvements Unveiled at Public Event

SAVANNAH, GA (June 13, 2019) — The City of Savannah held an official opening for Sylvan Terrace Park t...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 11, 2019

NewZo Continues City’s Move Forward

NEWS RELEASE

June 11, 2019

For Immediate Release

NewZo Continues City’s Move Forward 

SAVANNAH, GA (June 11, 2019) — After years of public input meetings with City and MPC staff the new zoning ordinance and zoning map—re...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Grand Opening for Sylvan Terrace Park Set for June 13

MEDIA ADVISORY

June 7, 2019

For Immediate Release

Grand Opening for Sylvan Terrace Park Set for June 13 

SAVANNAH, GA (June 7, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold a media event Thursday, June 13 at 10:00 a.m. to celebrate the opening of ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

Council Work Session 

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Public Invited to Provide Input on Brownfield Assessment Project

NEWS RELEASE

June 3, 2019

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Brownfield Assessment Project

SAVANNAH, GA (June 3, 2019) — The City of Savannah is inviting residents to participate in a community-wide Brownfield Assessment projec...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 2, 2019

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

PUBLIC NOTICE

June 2, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (June 2, 2019) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 10:45 a.m. June 1, at 1499 Grove Point Rd. An estimated 7,005 gallons...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 29, 2019

City Launches Innovative Engagement Platform

NEWS RELEASE

May 29, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Launches Innovative Engagement Platform

SAVANNAH, GA (May 29, 2019) — The City of Savannah has launched an innovative engagement platform geared toward having conversations with residents on major...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Horse Drawn Carriage Tours Suspended May 29th

NEWS RELEASE

May 28, 2019

For Immediate Release

Horse Drawn Carriage Tours Suspended May 29th

SAVANNAH, GA (May 28, 2019) — City of Savannah Code Compliance director Kevin Milton has announced suspension of ALL horse drawn carriage tours in the City...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 21, 2019

East Broad Street at Bolton Street Closing for Major Stormwater Drain Improvements

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

May 21, 2019

For Immediate Release

East Broad Street at Bolton Street Closing for Major Stormwater Drain Improvements

SAVANNAH, GA (May 21, 2019) — East Broad Street at Bolton Street will be closed starting Tuesday, May 28 through M...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Council Work Session Postponed

PUBLIC NOTICE

May 20, 2019

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session Postponed

SAVANNAH, GA (May 20, 2019)— The Savannah City Council Workshop & Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 23 at 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., in City Hall have been postponed...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 9, 2019

City Participates in Worldwide Campaign to Promote Building Safety

NEWS RELEASE

May 9, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Participates in Worldwide Campaign to Promote Building Safety

SAVANNAH, GA (May 9, 2019)— The City of Savannah is participating in the 39th annual Building Safety Month, a worldwide campaign to pro...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 8, 2019

City Debuts Pilot Transportation Program for Downtown Workers

NEWS RELEASE

May 8, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Debuts Pilot Transportation Program for Downtown Workers 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 8, 2019) — The City of Savannah is offering downtown workers a flexible form of transportation through ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 6, 2019

City to Open New Edgemere Sackville Park

MEDIA ADVISORY

May 6, 2019

For Immediate Release

City to Open New Edgemere Sackville Park

SAVANNAH, GA (May 6, 2019) — The City of Savannah will officially open Edgemere Sackville Neighborhood Park on Savannah’s Eastside with a ribbon cut...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Revenue Department Begins Temporary Move

NEWS RELEASE

May 6, 2019

For Immediate Release

Revenue Department Begins Temporary Move

SAVANNAH, GA (May 6, 2019) — The City of Savannah Revenue Department will soon be temporarily moving operations from the Broughton Municipal Building, at Brought...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

Council Work Session 

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting at...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 2, 2019

City Requests Input on Parking Changes

NEWS RELEASE

May 2, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Requests Input on Parking Changes 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 2, 2019) — The City of Savannah is seeking input on lowering the parking rate from $2 per hour to $1 per hour on blocks between Ogletho...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 30, 2019

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE 

April 30, 2019

For Immediate Release 

 

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

 

 

SAVANNAH, GA (April 30, 2019) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 11:43 a.m. April...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 30, 2019

City Taps Zoller as Director of Public Communications

NEWS RELEASE

April 30, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Taps Zoller as Director of Public Communications

SAVANNAH, GA (April 30, 2019) — The City of Savannah has hired Nick Zoller as the Director of the Office of Public Communications. The Office of ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 30, 2019

City Selects New Fire Chief

NEWS RELEASE

April 30, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Selects New Fire Chief 

SAVANNAH, GA (April 30, 2019) — City Manager Rob Hernandez has announced his appointment of Derik Minard as Fire Chief for the City of Savannah. Minard comes fro...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 25, 2019

New April Town Hall Meeting

NEWS RELEASE

April 25, 2019

For Immediate Release

District 5 Town Hall Meeting Set For April 30

SAVANNAH, GA (April 25, 2019) — City Council Member Dr. Estella Shabazz invites the public to a District 5 Town Hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

Council Work Session

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regular scheduled City Council Meeting at 2:00 p.m...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 18, 2019

City Gears up for Earth Day Event in Daffin Park

NEWS RELEASE

April 18, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Gears up for Earth Day Event in Daffin Park

SAVANNAH, GA (April 18, 2019) — The City of Savannah will once again be a major partner in the Savannah Earth Day Festival occurring Saturday, April 2...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Public Notice: 1st Quarter Budget Conference/ Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

City Council 

1st Quarter Budget Conference/ Work Session

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will hold the 1st Quarter Budget Conference/Work Session Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinances

NEWS RELEASE

April 15, 2019

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinances

SAVANNAH, GA (April 15, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold public meetings on Thursday, April 18 at 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. in the Mason Roo...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 12, 2019

City Crews Respond to Major Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE

April 12, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Major Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (April 12, 2019) — City of Savannah crews responded to a major sewage spill at 7:05 a.m. April 12, at LS 158 at the intersection of Jimmy DeLoach...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Special Council Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Special Council Meeting

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special City Council Meeting on Monday, April 15, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall.

The AGENDA is as follows:

  • Consideration to appoint an I...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 12, 2019

City Manager Rob Hernandez Announces Resignation

NEWS RELEASE

April 12, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Manager Rob Hernandez Announces Resignation

SAVANNAH, GA (April 12, 2019) — Savannah City Manager Rob Hernandez has tendered his resignation effective June 30, 2019.

Since his arrival in October,...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

Council Work Session

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at the Cultural Arts Center, located at 201 West Montgomery Street, prior to the regular scheduled City Council Meet...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 5, 2019

City Launches New Waterways Blog

NEWS RELEASE

April 5, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Launches New Waterways Blog

SAVANNAH, GA (April 5, 2019) — The City of Savannah launched a new blog on its website today called WaterWays. On the first Friday of each month, WaterWays will share ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Savannah Cultural Arts Center Grand Opening Announced

NEWS RELEASE

April 4, 2019

For Immediate Release

Savannah Cultural Arts Center Grand Opening Announced

SAVANNAH, GA (April 4, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold opening ceremonies for the Savannah Cultural Arts Center on Friday, April 12 and Sat...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 4, 2019

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE

April 4, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (April 4, 2019) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 6:59 p.m. April 3, at 150 Waverly Way. An estimated 405 gallons spil...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Savannah Represented in Delegation to Japan

NEWS RELEASE

April 1, 2019

For Immediate Release

Savannah Represented in Delegation to Japan

SAVANNAH, GA (April 1, 2019) — Two members from the City of Savannah Council have been selected to represent the state of Georgia in the inaugural GEN-J Com...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Savannah Named Finalist for Smart City Award

NEWS RELEASE

March 28, 2019

For Immediate Release

Savannah Named Finalist for Smart City Award

SAVANNAH, GA (March 28, 2019) — The City of Savannah has been named a finalist in the Transportation/Infrastructure category for its partnership with the ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Visitors Center Temporarily Closing for Renovations

NEWS RELEASE

March 26, 2019

For Immediate Release

Visitors Center Temporarily Closing for Renovations

SAVANNAH, GA (March 26, 2019) — On April 1, the City of Savannah’s Visitors Center, located on River Street behind City Hall, will be clo...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinances

NEWS RELEASE

March 26, 2019

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinances

SAVANNAH, GA (March 26, 2019) — The City of Savannah is in the process of updating the Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance and Alcohol Density Overlay ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 25, 2019

District Town Hall Meetings Set For April

MEDIA ADVISORY

March 25, 2019

For Immediate Release

District Town Hall Meetings Set For April

SAVANNAH, GA (March 25, 2019) — City Aldermen are scheduling District Town Hall meetings to discuss SPLOST, NEWZO, an Event Ordinance.

District 2 Alderman B...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Public Notice: Special Council Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

March 25, 2019

For Immediate Release

Special Council Meeting

SAVANNAH, GA (March 25, 2019)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special City Council Meeting on Thursday, March 28, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of S...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

March 25, 2019

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (March 25, 2019)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the seco...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 22, 2019

City Celebrates Green Bike Lane Safety Initiative

MEDIA ADVISORY

March 22, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Celebrates Green Bike Lane Safety Initiative

SAVANNAH, GA (March 22, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold a ribbon cutting on Friday, April 5 at 8:30 a.m. to celebrate the painting and rest...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Public Notice: Special Called Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

March 22, 2019

For Immediate Release

Special Called Meeting

SAVANNAH, GA (March 22, 2019)— Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will conduct a closed Executive Session to conduct interviews for the...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 19, 2019

City Demolishes Blighted Property Obtained through Eminent Domain

NEWS RELEASE

March 19, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Demolishes Blighted Property Obtained through Eminent Domain

SAVANNAH, GA (March 19, 2019) — The process took over two years and included Superior Court hearings, changing a State law and holdin...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 18, 2019

City Wraps up 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Festival

NEWS RELEASE

March 18, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Wraps up 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Festival

SAVANNAH, GA (March 18, 2019) — The City of Savannah has concluded the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day festival. Hundreds of City employees fr...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

March 12, 2019

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (March 12, 2019)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the seco...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Demolition of Blighted Property Set

MEDIA ALERT

March 11, 2019

For Immediate Release

Demolition of Blighted Property Set

SAVANNAH, GA (March 11, 2019) — The City of Savannah next week will demolish a home that has sat chronically blighted for years on Savannah’s westside. Me...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 11, 2019

City Designates Honorary Street for Former District Alderman

NEWS RELEASE

March 11, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Designates Honorary Street for Former District Alderman

SAVANNAH, GA (March 11, 2019) —The City of Savannah honored four time Alderman Clifton Jones and his wife Ernestine J. Jones by dedicating...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 6, 2019

City, County, CEMA Collaborate for Emergency Management Exercise

NEWS RELEASE

March 6, 2019

For Immediate Release

City, County, CEMA Collaborate for Emergency Management Exercise

SAVANNAH, GA (March 6, 2019) — The City of Savannah, Chatham County and Chatham Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) collaborated on a Po...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 5, 2019

City Partners With CEMA to Practice Disaster Exercise

February 28, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Partners With CEMA to Practice Disaster Exercise

SAVANNAH, GA (February 28, 2019) — The City of Savannah is partnering with Chatham Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) to carry out a disaster relief exercise on Wed...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Water Main Undergoing Construction on Washington Avenue

NEWS RELEASE

March 4, 2019

For Immediate Release

Water Main Undergoing Construction on Washington Avenue

SAVANNAH, GA (March 4, 2019) — The City of Savannah has blocked off portions of the bike lane and sidewalk on Washington Avenue to facilitate co...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 4, 2019

News Conference to Discuss St. Patrick’s Day Parade - Chippewa Square Plans

MEDIA ADVISORY

March 4, 2019

For Immediate Release

News Conference to Discuss St. Patrick’s Day Parade - Chippewa Square Plans

SAVANNAH, GA ( March 4, 2019) — The City of Savannah is hosting a News Conference Tuesday, March 5, 2019 to disc...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 2, 2019

Great Savannah Litter Pickup Day Wrap (and Rap)

News Release

March 2, 2019

For Immediate Release

Great Savannah Litter Pickup Day Wrap (and Rap)

SAVANNAH, GA (March 2, 219) - Hundreds of Savannah residents joined forces to clean up their neighborhoods on Saturday, as officials launched the next phase of an...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Businesses Invited to St. Patrick’s Day Festival Informational Meeting on March 6

News Announcement

March 1, 2019

For Immediate Release

Businesses Invited to St. Patrick’s Day Festival Informational Meeting on March 6

SAVANNAH, GA (March 1, 2019) — As preparations continue for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 28, 2019

500 City Employees to Join in Citywide Litter Pickup Effort

NEWS RELEASE

February 28, 2019

For Immediate Release

500 City Employees to Join in Citywide Litter Pickup Effort

SAVANNAH, GA (February 28, 2019) — Hundreds of City employees will take a break from their normal work to pick up litter throughout Sava...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 28, 2019

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE

February 28, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (February 28, 2019) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 8:30 a.m. February 25, at Old Jones Field approximately 190 ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Traffic Changes Begin Ahead of Savannah Cultural Arts Center Opening

NEWS RELEASE

February 26, 2019

For Immediate Release

Traffic Changes Begin Ahead of Savannah Cultural Arts Center Opening 

SAVANNAH, GA (February 26, 2019) —Traffic on Montgomery Street will begin running two ways the morning of February 28...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 26, 2019

City Addresses Public Safety, Parking & Partnerships as St. Patrick’s Day Festival Nears

NEWS RELEASE

February 26, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Addresses Public Safety, Parking & Partnerships as St. Patrick’s Day Festival Nears

SAVANNAH, GA (February 26, 2019) —The City of Savannah held a press conference today to make ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Phase 2 Streetscape Enhancements Underway on Waters Avenue

NEWS RELEASE

February 25, 2019

For Immediate Release

Phase 2 Streetscape Enhancements Underway on Waters Avenue

SAVANNAH, GA (February 25, 2019) — The City of Savannah is beginning the second phase of the Waters Avenue Streetscape project today whic...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Great Savannah Litter Pickup News Conference Set for Saturday, March 2

MEDIA ADVISORY

February 22, 2019

For Immediate Release

Great Savannah Litter Pickup News Conference Set for Saturday, March 2

WHAT:

Great Savannah Litter Pickup News Conference. Members of nearly 75 neighborhood associations and civic organizations wi...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 22, 2019

City Holding St. Patrick’s Day News Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY

February 22, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Holding St. Patrick’s Day News Conference

SAVANNAH, GA (February 22, 2019) — The City of Savannah and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee will hold a news conference ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Public Meetings Scheduled for Proposed Revisions to Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance

NEWS RELEASE

February 22, 2019

For Immediate Release

Public Meetings Scheduled for Proposed Revisions to Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance

SAVANNAH, GA (February 22, 2019) — The City of Savannah will host two public meetings on February 28, 2019 to disc...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 20, 2019

City Installing Historic Markers for Southside Savannah

NEWS RELEASE

February 20, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Installing Historic Markers for Southside Savannah

SAVANNAH, GA (February 20, 2019) — Members of Savannah City Council and City partners will celebrate the upcoming installation of four marke...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

February 15, 2019

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (February 15, 2019)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, o...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Mayor Pro Tem Partners with SCCPSS to Hold Black History Scholars Bowl

NEWS RELEASE

February 14, 2019

For Immediate Release

Mayor Pro Tem Partners with SCCPSS to Hold Black History Scholars Bowl 

SAVANNAH, GA (February 14, 2019) — City of Savannah Mayor Pro Tem Carol Bell has partnered with Savannah Chatham Co...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Mayor’s State of the City Address Set for Feb. 19th

Media Advisory

February 12, 2019

For Immediate Release

Mayor’s State of the City Address Set for Feb. 19th

SAVANNAH, GA (February 12, 2019) — City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach will deliver the State of the City address on Tuesday, Febru...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

February 11, 2019

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (February 11, 2019)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the seco...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 11, 2019

City Turns Empty Lots Into Tree Nurseries

 

MEDIA ADVISORY 

February 11, 2019

For Immediate Release

 

City Turns Empty Lots Into Tree Nurseries

SAVANNAH, GA (February 11, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold a ribbon cutting at the Savannah Entrepreneurial Center ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 8, 2019

City Joins SCCPSS in Celebration of Arbor Day

MEDIA ADVISORY 

February 8, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Joins SCCPSS in Celebration of Arbor Day

SAVANNAH, GA (February 8, 2019) —City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach will join the Park & Tree Commission and the City of Savannah Gre...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 7, 2019

District Town Hall Meetings Set For February

Media Advisory

February 7, 2019

For Immediate Release

District Town Hall Meetings Set For February

SAVANNAH, GA (February 7, 2019) — City Aldermen are scheduling District Town Hall meetings to discuss public safety, code enforcement and other distri...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 5, 2019

City Encourages Enrollment in Great Savannah Litter Pick Up

NEWS RELEASE

February 5, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Encourages Enrollment in Great Savannah Litter Pick Up

SAVANNAH, GA (February 5, 2019) — The City of Savannah is encouraging organizations to sign up for the Great Savannah Litter Pick Up by ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Applications Open for the Summer 500 Youth Employment Program

NEWS RELEASE

February 5, 2019

For Immediate Release

Applications Open for the Summer 500 Youth Employment Program

SAVANNAH, GA (February 5, 2019) — City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach officially launched the fourth annual Summer 500 Program by enco...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 4, 2019

New Exhibits on Display at City Hall

NEWS RELEASE

February 4, 2019

For Immediate Release

New Exhibits on Display at City Hall

SAVANNAH, GA (February 4, 2019)— The Office of Municipal Archives, partnering with local collectors and the Coastal Heritage Society, has opened two new exhibit...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Mayor Launches Summer 500 Youth Employment Program

MEDIA ADVISORY

February 1, 2019

For Immediate Release

Mayor Launches Summer 500 Youth Employment Program

SAVANNAH, GA (February 1, 2019) — City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach will officially launch the fourth annual Summer 500 Program at 3:45 p.m. ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 1, 2019

City Crews Respond to Two Minor Sewage Spills

NEWS RELEASE

February 1, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Two Minor Sewage Spills

SAVANNAH, GA (February 1, 2019) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 2:05 p.m. January 31, at 10530 Abercorn St. An estimated ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

January 30, 2019

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (January 30, 2019)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 30, 2019

City Receives Strong Bond Ratings

NEWS RELEASE

January 30, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Receives Strong Bond Ratings

SAVANNAH, GA (January 30, 2019) — The City’s stable financial health has led to favorable bond ratings issued recently by one of the nation&...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 28, 2019

City Cemeteries Host Specialized K9 Training

NEWS RELEASE

January 28, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Cemeteries Host Specialized K9 Training

SAVANNAH, GA (January 28, 2019) — A specialized K9 training course will be hosted in several city-owned cemeteries from January 30 to February 2.

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Public Notice: City Council Atlanta Itinerary

Public Notice

January 23, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Council Atlanta Itinerary

SAVANNAH, GA (January 23, 2019)— Notice is hereby given that members of Savannah City Council will be in Atlanta Thursday, January 24, 2019, through Monday,...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 16, 2019

City Unveils New Neighborhood Signs

NEWS RELEASE

January 16, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Unveils New Neighborhood Signs

SAVANNAH, GA (January 16, 2019) — The City of Savannah held two neighborhood sign unveilings for the Edgemere-Sackville and Parkwood neighborhoods Wednesday mor...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

January 15, 2019

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (January 15, 2019)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 15, 2019

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE

January 15, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (January 15, 2019) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 3:08 p.m. January 14, at 101 St. George Blvd. An estimated 4,1...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Payment Arrangements for Federal Workers as Shutdown Continues

NEWS RELEASE

January 15, 2019

For Immediate Release

Payment Arrangements for Federal Workers as Shutdown Continues

SAVANNAH, GA (January 15, 2019) — As the federal government shutdown continues, many in our community are feeling the impact. If you a...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 11, 2019

District 1 Alderman Schedules Town Hall Meetings

NEWS RELEASE

January 11, 2019

For Immediate Release

District 1 Alderman Schedules Town Hall Meetings

SAVANNAH, GA (January 11, 2019) — City of Savannah District 1 Alderman Van Johnson has scheduled two Town Hall meetings for residents.

The first mee...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 10, 2019

City Worker Dies in Accident

NEWS RELEASE

January 10, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Worker Dies in Accident

SAVANNAH, GA (January 10, 2019) — The City of Savannah is mourning the loss of Peter Solomon, who died in a work-related accident yesterday. Pete was on the Streets Mai...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 9, 2019

City Invites Residents to Discuss Special Event Ordinance

NEWS RELEASE

January 9, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Invites Residents to Discuss Special Event Ordinance

SAVANNAH, GA (January 9, 2019) — The City of Savannah is requesting feedback from the public on a proposal to develop a Special Events Ordi...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 8, 2019

New Exhibit on Display at City Hall

NEWS RELEASE

January 8, 2019

For Immediate Release

New Exhibit on Display at City Hall

SAVANNAH, GA (January 8, 2019)— The Office of Municipal Archives is opening a new exhibit titled “Abstracts & Animals” now through Decembe...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 8, 2019

City Aldermen Open District Constituent Offices

NEWS RELEASE

January 8, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Aldermen Open District Constituent Offices

SAVANNAH, GA (January 8, 2019) – Savannah City Council Member John Hall announced this week the opening of a new District 3 constituent office located...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 8, 2019

City to Unveil New Neighborhood Signs

NEWS RELEASE

January 8, 2019

For Immediate Release

City to Unveil New Neighborhood Signs

SAVANNAH, GA (January 8, 2019) — The City of Savannah will unveil new neighborhood signs for the Edgemere-Sackville and Parkwood neighborhoods on Wednesday, Jan...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 4, 2019

City Invites Residents to Review New Concepts for Park

NEWS RELEASE

January 4, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Invites Residents to Review New Concepts for Park

SAVANNAH, GA (January 4, 2019)— The City of Savannah invites residents to review and provide comments on new concepts for Mohawk Park ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 31, 2018

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

December 31, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (December 31, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Media Room, on the second ...

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

City Designates Honorary Street for Windsor Forest President

NEWS RELEASE

December 21, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Designates Honorary Street for Windsor Forest President 

SAVANNAH, GA (December 21, 2018) —The City of Savannah honored long time Windsor Forest President and Neighborhood Association founder,...

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

Weekend Events To Affect Downtown Traffic

NEWS RELEASE

December 21, 2018

For Immediate Release

Weekend Events To Affect Downtown Traffic

SAVANNAH, GA (December 21, 2018)— Traffic will be affected for several hours the evening of December 22 as roads are closed for the annual Christmas on th...

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

City Celebrates Improvements to Cloverdale Park

NEWS RELEASE

December 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Celebrates Improvements to Cloverdale Park

SAVANNAH, GA (December 19, 2018) — The City of Savannah held a ribbon cutting ceremony for improvements to Cloverdale Park Tuesday.

Dozens of communi...

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

Public Notice: Special Council Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

November 21, 2018

For Immediate Release

Special Council Meeting

SAVANNAH, GA (November 21, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that the Savannah City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Coun...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

December 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (December 18, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the sec...

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

Woodville Unveils New Neighborhood Sign

NEWS RELEASE

December 13, 2018

For Immediate Release

Woodville Unveils New Neighborhood Sign

SAVANNAH, GA (December 13, 2018) — The City of Savannah held a neighborhood sign unveiling for the Woodville neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. The neighbor...

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

City Designating Honorary Street for Windsor Forest President

MEDIA ADVISORY

December 11, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Designating Honorary Street for Windsor Forest President

SAVANNAH, GA (December 11, 2018) —The City of Savannah will designate a honorary street for long time Windsor Forest President and ...

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

Public Notice: Council Tour

PUBLIC NOTICE

December 11, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Tour

SAVANNAH, GA (December 11, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that members of City Council will be touring the Savannah Cultural Arts Center, at 201 Montgomery Street, on Thursda...

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

City Celebrating Additions to Cloverdale Playground and Basketball Court

MEDIA ADVISORY

December 11, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Celebrating Additions to Cloverdale Playground and Basketball Court

SAVANNAH, GA (December 11, 2018) — The City of Savannah will celebrate SPLOST funded additions to a Cloverdale playground...

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

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE

December 10, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (December 10, 2018) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 7:40 a.m. December 10, at 601 Penn Waller Rd. An estimated 2...

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

City Opens New Sweetwater Fire Station

MEDIA ADVISORY

December 7, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Opens New Sweetwater Fire Station

SAVANNAH, GA (December 7, 2018)— The City of Savannah held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for a new fire station at the Sweetwater St...

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

City Council Officially Names New Cultural Arts Center

NEWS RELEASE

December 6, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Council Officially Names New Cultural Arts Center

SAVANNAH, GA (December 6, 2018) — The Savannah City Council approved a motion today to officially name the new cultural arts building the &...

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

Alderman Van Johnson to Serve as NLC Advisory Council Chairman

NEWS RELEASE

December 6, 2018

For Immediate Release

Alderman Van Johnson to Serve as NLC Advisory Council Chairman

SAVANNAH, GA (December 6, 2018) —City of Savannah Alderman Van Johnson has been appointed to serve as Chairman of the NLC Advisory Boa...

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

City to Unveil New Woodville Neighborhood Sign

MEDIA ADVISORY

December 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

City to Unveil New Woodville Neighborhood Sign

SAVANNAH, GA (December 5, 2018) — The City of Savannah will unveil a new neighborhood sign for the Woodville Neighborhood at 4:00 p.m. on December 1...

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

Mayors Motorcade Takes Holiday Gifts to Georgia Regional Hospital

NEWS RELEASE

December 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

Mayors Motorcade Takes Holiday Gifts to Georgia Regional Hospital

SAVANNAH, GA (December 5, 2018) —City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach, along with City staff, hosted the annual Mayors Motorcade to...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

December 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (December 5, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, December 6, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second...

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

City Honors Late President George H.W. Bush

NEWS RELEASE

December 3, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Honors Late President George H.W. Bush

SAVANNAH, GA (December 3, 2018)— The City of Savannah will fly the United States flag at half-staff at all City facilities through sunset on De...

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

City Joins Residents for Hanukkah Menorah Lighting

NEWS RELEASE

December 3, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Joins Residents for Hanukkah Menorah Lighting

SAVANNAH, GA (December 3, 2018)— City of Savannah Mayor Eddie Deloach and members of City Council will join residents for the second ann...

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

City Opening New Sweetwater Fire Station

 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

November 30, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Opening New Sweetwater Fire Station 

SAVANNAH, GA (November 30, 2018)— The City will open a new fire station at the Sweetwater Station subdivision at 2...

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

Public Notice: Special Council Workshop

PUBLIC NOTICE

November 30, 2018

For Immediate Release

Special Council Workshop

SAVANNAH, GA (November 30, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special Council Work Session on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in the Medi...

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

Bridge Run To Affect Downtown Traffic

NEWS RELEASE

November 29, 2018

For Immediate Release

Bridge Run To Affect Downtown Traffic

SAVANNAH, GA (November 29, 2018)— Traffic will be affected for several hours the morning of December 1 as roads are closed for the annual Savannah Bridge Run....

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

City Emphasizes Education with New Property Maintenance Amendments

NEWS RELEASE

November 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Emphasizes Education with New Property Maintenance Amendments

SAVANNAH, GA (November 27, 2018) — Today the City of Savannah held a news conference to emphasize education and compliance in re...

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

Council Approves Earlier Sunday Alcohol Sales

NEWS RELEASE

November 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Approves Earlier Sunday Alcohol Sales

SAVANNAH, GA (November 20, 2018) — The Savannah City Council has approved a referendum passed during the general election that will allow on-premises ...

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

Mayor Announces Gift Drive for Christmas Motorcade

NEWS RELEASE

November 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

Mayor Announces Gift Drive for Christmas Motorcade

SAVANNAH, GA (November 20, 2018) —City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach announced today that all City community centers and City Hall will be col...

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

City Partners with Small Business Chamber for Small Business Saturday

NEWS RELEASE

November 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Partners with Small Business Chamber for Small Business Saturday

SAVANNAH, GA (November 19, 2018) — City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach was joined today in Ellis Square by representatives fr...

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

City Celebrates Additions to Tribble Park

NEWS RELEASE

November 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Celebrates Additions to Tribble Park 

SAVANNAH, GA (November 19, 2018) — The City of Savannah held a ribbon cutting today to celebrate the additions to Tribble Park with Mayor Eddie ...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

November 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (November 16, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the secon...

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

Filming to Affect Downtown Traffic & Parking

NEWS RELEASE

November 15, 2018

For Immediate Release

Filming to Affect Downtown Traffic & Parking

SAVANNAH, GA (November 15, 2018) — Several roads will be closed and downtown historic district traffic will be impacted beginning Sunday, November ...

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

City Partners with Small Business Chamber for Small Business Saturday

MEDIA ADVISORY

November 15, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Partners with Small Business Chamber for Small Business Saturday 

SAVANNAH, GA (November 15, 2018) — The City will announce details of the upcoming 2018 Small Business Saturday in ...

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

City Celebrating Additions to Tribble Park

MEDIA ADVISORY

November 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Celebrating Additions to Tribble Park

SAVANNAH, GA (November 9, 2018) — The City of Savannah will hold a ribbon cutting to celebrate additions to Tribble Park on Monday, November 19 at 11 a...

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

Public Notice: City Council 2019 Budget Retreat

PUBLIC NOTICE

November 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Council 2019 Budget Retreat

SAVANNAH, GA (November 1, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will hold the 2019 Budget Retreat Thursday, No...

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

Veterans Day Parade to Affect Traffic

NEWS RELEASE

November 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

Veterans Day Parade to Affect Traffic

SAVANNAH, GA (November 9, 2018)— Traffic will be affected for several hours on Monday, November 12, 2018 as roads are closed for the annual Veterans Day Parad...

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

Hundreds of Residents Turn Out for Job Fair

NEWS RELEASE

November 8, 2018

For Immediate Release

Hundreds of Residents Turn Out for Job Fair

SAVANNAH, GA (November 8, 2018) — Over 800 residents and 100 employers participated in the City’s job fair this Monday.

The City provided resume...

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

City Begins Youth Basketball Registration Drive

NEWS RELEASE

November 8, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Begins Youth Basketball Registration Drive

SAVANNAH, GA (November 8, 2018) — The City of Savannah Youth Basketball League will kick-off team registration with a coaches meeting tonight at Alee...

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

City Presenting Tour Restrictions for Feedback

NEWS RELEASE

November 7, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Presenting Tour Restrictions for Feedback 

SAVANNAH, GA (November 7, 2018) — The City of Savannah is requesting feedback from the public on a proposal to implement a four month pilot ...

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

City to Begin Pilot Transportation Program for Downtown Workers

NEWS RELEASE

November 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

City to Begin Pilot Transportation Program for Downtown Workers

SAVANNAH, GA (November 5, 2018) — The Savannah City Council voted today to test a downtown worker transportation program fo...

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

City Approves Green Bike Lanes After Pilot

NEWS RELEASE

November 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Approves Green Bike Lanes After Pilot

SAVANNAH, GA (November 5, 2018) — The Lincoln Street Bicycle Lane will get a new look to improve safety following action by City Council on Monday.

Earlier...

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

City Invites Residents to Zoning Open House

NEWS RELEASE

November 2, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Invites Residents to Zoning Open House

SAVANNAH, GA (November 2, 2018) — The Chatham County-Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission will be holding an Open House next Thursday, November 8 to...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

November 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (November 1, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Monday, November 5, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the...

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

Colonial Park Cemetery Reducing Hours

NEWS RELEASE 

November 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Colonial Park Cemetery Reducing Hours

SAVANNAH, GA (November 1, 2018) — The City of Savannah will reduce the gate hours for Colonial Park Cemetery from its current hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p...

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

Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon to Affect Traffic

NEWS RELEASE

November 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon to Affect Traffic

SAVANNAH, GA (November 1, 2018)— Traffic will be affected for several hours the morning and afternoon of November 3 as roads are closed...

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

City Celebrates Addition to Treat Park

Media Advisory

October 30, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Celebrates Addition to Treat Park

SAVANNAH, GA (October 30, 2018) — The City of Savannah held a ribbon cutting ceremony for an addition to Treat Park this morning.

Dozens of community members...

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

City Hosting Job Fair for Residents

NEWS RELEASE

October 29, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Hosting Job Fair for Residents

SAVANNAH, GA (October 29, 2018) — The City of Savannah is encouraging residents to attend a free job fair at the Civic Center this Monday, November 5, from 1 p.m...

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

Montgomery Street Resurfacing Begins Monday from I-16 to Broughton Street

SAVANNAH, GA (October 28, 2018) — Beginning Monday night (October 29), resurfacing operations will be begin on Montgomery Street, between the I-16 off ramp and Broughton Street in downtown Savannah.  This is the first phase in the City ...

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

City to Celebrate Addition to Treat Park

Media Advisory

October 26, 2018

For Immediate Release

City to Celebrate Addition to Treat Park

SAVANNAH, GA (October 26, 2018) — The City of Savannah will celebrate an addition to Treat Park with a ceremony on Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00 a.m.&n...

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

City Dedicates Park To Thomas Fulton Jr.

NEWS RELEASE

October 26, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Dedicates Park To Thomas Fulton Jr.

SAVANNAH, GA (October 26, 2018) — The City of Savannah held an official dedication for Thomas Fulton Jr. park on Savannah’s Southside this mornin...

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

City Council Sets Town Hall Meetings for NewZO

Media Advisory

October 25, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Council Sets Town Hall Meetings for NewZO 

SAVANNAH, GA (October 25, 2018) — City Council is scheduling Town Hall meetings for their districts to discuss NewZO and other district re...

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

Forsyth Park, Bonaventure Cemetery Win TripSavvy Editors’ Choice Awards

NEWS RELEASE

October 25, 2018

For Immediate Release

Forsyth Park, Bonaventure Cemetery Win TripSavvy Editors’ Choice Awards

SAVANNAH, GA (October 25, 2018) — Two City of Savannah parks have been named winners in the inaugural TripSavvy Edi...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 24, 2018

City to Name, Enhance Southside Park

Media Advisory

October 24, 2018

For Immediate Release

City to Name, Enhance Southside Park

SAVANNAH, GA (October 24, 2018) — The City of Savannah has made improvements to a park in the Windsor Forest neighborhood and plans to name the park after Tho...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 24, 2018

City Opens New Windsor Park

NEWS RELEASE

October 24, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Opens New Windsor Park

SAVANNAH, GA (October 24, 2018) — The City of Savannah held an official opening for Windsor Park on Savannah’s Southside this morning with a sign unveiling an...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 23, 2018

Weekend Events To Affect Downtown Traffic

NEWS RELEASE

October 23, 2018

For Immediate Release

Weekend Events To Affect Downtown Traffic

SAVANNAH, GA (October 23, 2018)— Downtown traffic will be affected due to multiple annual events occurring this weekend.

On Thursday, October 25 from 4:30 t...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 23, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE: Special Council Workshop

PUBLIC NOTICE

October 23, 2018

For Immediate Release

Special Council Workshop

SAVANNAH, GA (October 23, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special City Council Workshop on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. in the Civic...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 23, 2018

City Presenting Civic Center Site Report, Arena Designs Unveiled for Public Feedback

NEWS RELEASE

October 23, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Presenting Civic Center Site Report, Arena Designs Unveiled for Public Feedback

SAVANNAH, GA (October 23, 2018) — The City of Savannah will be hosting two meetings regarding the Civic Center a...

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

District 6 Alderman Schedules Town Hall Meeting

Media Advisory

October 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 6 Alderman Schedules Town Hall Meeting 

SAVANNAH, GA (October 19, 2018) — City of Savannah District 6 Alderman Tony Thomas is hosting a Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, October 24 a...

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

District 3 Alderman Schedules Town Hall Meeting

Media Advisory

October 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 3 Alderman Schedules Town Hall Meeting

SAVANNAH, GA (October 16, 2018) — City of Savannah District 3 Alderman John Hall is hosting a Town Hall meeting Thursday, October 18th at 6:00 p.m...

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

Filming to Affect Downtown Traffic Tomorrow Through Saturday

NEWS RELEASE

October 15, 2018

For Immediate Release

Filming to Affect Downtown Traffic Tomorrow Through Saturday

SAVANNAH, GA (October 15, 2018) —Several roads will be closed and downtown traffic will be impacted beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, October...

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

City Council Sets Town Hall Meetings for October

Media Advisory

October 12, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Council Sets Town Hall Meetings for October 

SAVANNAH, GA (October 12, 2018) — City Council is scheduling Town Hall meetings for their districts to discuss the new Savannah Arena and future S...

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

City Asks Residents To Dispose of Storm Debris Properly

NEWS RELEASE

October 11, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Asks Residents To Dispose of Storm Debris Properly

SAVANNAH, GA (October 11, 2018) — The City of Savannah is asking residents to adhere to a few guidelines when disposing of storm debris. The ...

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

City’s Utility Billing Office Closed Thursday

NEWS RELEASE

October 10, 2018

For Immediate Release

City’s Utility Billing Office Closed Thursday

SAVANNAH, GA (October 10, 2018) —The City of Savannah’s Utility Billing Payment Office located at 132 E. Broughton St. will be clos...

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

Additional City Closures and Delays

NEWS RELEASE

October 10, 2018

For Immediate Release

Additional City Closures and Delays

SAVANNAH, GA (October 10, 2018) —The City of Savannah is announcing additional closures and delays due to Hurricane Michael.

  • The City’s Adult Day Care a...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 10, 2018

No Trash Pick Up on Thursday

NEWS RELEASE

October 10, 2018

For Immediate Release

No Trash Pick Up on Thursday

SAVANNAH, GA (October 10, 2018) —The City of Savannah’s Sanitation Department will not be collecting trash tomorrow due to the potential impact of Hurricane M...

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

City Delays Opening Until Noon

NEWS RELEASE

October 10, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Delays Opening Until Noon

SAVANNAH, GA (October 10, 2018) — The City of Savannah will delay opening until noon tomorrow, Thursday, October 11 due to Hurricane Michael. That means Cit...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

October 10, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (October 10, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on t...

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

City Postpones Events Due to Severe Weather

NEWS RELEASE

October 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Postpones Events Due to Severe Weather

SAVANNAH, GA (October 9, 2018) — The City of Savannah has postponed the following events and meetings scheduled for Wednesday October 10.

  • The Windsor Park...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Public Notice: Special Council Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

October 8, 2018

For Immediate Release

Special Council Meeting

SAVANNAH, GA (October 8, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special City Council Meeting on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. in the Media R...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 4, 2018

City Announces Town Hall Meetings for Arena and SPLOST 7

SAVANNAH, GA (October 4, 2018) —The City of Savannah has scheduled a series of town hall meetings in each aldermanic district to promote discussions about the new Savannah Arena Project and SPLOST 7.

The meetings will be held throughout the month...

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

October Episode of City Span Now Playing On SGTV

NEWS RELEASE

October 3, 2018

For Immediate Release

October Episode of City Span Now Playing On SGTV

SAVANNAH, GA (October 3, 2018) — An all-new City Span starts tonight on Savannah Government Television (SGTV – Comcast Channel 8) featuring...

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

City Kicks Off United Way Campaign

NEWS RELEASE

October 3, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Kicks Off United Way Campaign

SAVANNAH, GA (October 3, 2018) — Today the City of Savannah kicked off its 2018 United Way campaign and unveiled the $190,000 fundraising goal. City staff along wi...

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

Public Notice: Council Meeting Dates Revised

PUBLIC NOTICE

October 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Meeting Dates Revised

SAVANNAH, GA (October 1, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that the regularly scheduled November City Council meetings have been changed.

The meeting previously sc...

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

City, Home Depot Rehabilitate Veteran Homes

NEWS RELEASE

September 28, 2018

For Immediate Release

City, Home Depot Rehabilitate Veteran Homes

SAVANNAH, GA (September 28, 2018) — Today City staff and Team Depot volunteers installed new appliances and made other home improvements to the homes o...

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

Streets Closed Starting October for Movie Filming

NEWS RELEASE

September 28, 2018

For Immediate Release

Streets Closed Starting October for Movie Filming

SAVANNAH, GA (September 28, 2018) — Roads and sidewalks surrounding Reynolds Square, Greene Square and Forsyth Park will be closed starting Monda...

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

City Enhances Cyber Security

NEWS RELEASE

September 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Enhances Cyber Security

SAVANNAH, GA (September 27, 2018) — Today Savannah City Council approved the purchase of cyber- security services to enhance protection against potential future cyber...

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

City Acquires Property Needed for Edgemere-Sackville Neighborhood Park

NEWS RELEASE

September 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Acquires Property Needed for Edgemere-Sackville Neighborhood Park

SAVANNAH, GA (September 27, 2018) —Today Savannah City Council voted to purchase a corner lot in the Edgemere-Sackville neig...

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

City, Home Depot Partner to Improve Veterans’ Homes

NEWS RELEASE

September 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

City, Home Depot Partner to Improve Veterans’ Homes

SAVANNAH, GA (September 27, 2018) — Today Savannah City Council accepted a $10,500 donation from The Home Depot Foundation for the Sa...

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

City and HSF Collaborate on Unique Restoration Project

City and HSF Collaborate on Unique Restoration Project

SAVANNAH, GA (September 27, 2018) —Today Savannah City Council approved a first-of-its-kind agreement between the City and the Historic Savannah Foundation (HSF) to restore a historic buildin...

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

Meet Savannah’s New Top Cop

NEWS RELEASE

September 26, 2018

For Immediate Release

Meet Savannah’s New Top Cop

SAVANNAH, GA (September 26, 2018) — The City of Savannah and Savannah Police Department are inviting the public to meet its next police chief, Roy Minter. Th...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

September 25, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (September 25, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room...

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

City Hosting Cleanup in Savannah Shines Neighborhood

NEWS RELEASE

September 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Hosting Cleanup in Savannah Shines Neighborhood

SAVANNAH, GA (September 20, 2018) — The City of Savannah will be hosting a neighborhood cleanup in the “Savannah Shines” ...

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

Wright Square Streets Closed Starting Wednesday for Movie Filming

NEWS RELEASE

September 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

Wright Square Streets Closed Starting Wednesday for Movie Filming

SAVANNAH, GA (September 18, 2018) — Roads and sidewalks surrounding Wright Square will be closed starting Wednesday to accommodat...

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

City and OpenSavannah Announce Budget Feedback Event

NEWS RELEASE

September 17, 2018

For Immediate Release

City and OpenSavannah Announce Budget Feedback Event 

SAVANNAH, GA (September 17, 2018) — The City of Savannah and OpenSavannah are joining together to host CityCamp Savannah: City Budge...

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

City Hosting Fair Housing Seminar

NEWS RELEASE

September 17, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Hosting Fair Housing Seminar  

SAVANNAH, GA (September 17, 2018) — The City of Savannah is hosting a Fair Housing Celebration Education & Resource Fair in partnership with the S...

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

Council Approves Arena Construction Manager

NEWS RELEASE

September 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Approves Arena Construction Manager 

SAVANNAH, GA (September 14, 2018) — The City of Savannah voted to award the construction manager contract for the new Savan...

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

City Takes Proactive Vote to Regulate Dockless Electric Scooters

NEWS RELEASE

September 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Takes Proactive Vote to Regulate Dockless Electric Scooters

SAVANNAH, GA (September 14, 2018) — Savannah City Council approved an ordinance that prohibits any shared mobility device from bei...

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

Council Approves Enhancements to Business Opportunity Program

NEWS RELEASE

September 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Approves Enhancements to Business Opportunity Program

SAVANNAH, GA (September 14, 2018) — Savannah City Council approved enhancements to the City’s Disadvantaged Business Enterp...

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

Additional Roads Closed Starting Sunday for Movie Filming

NEWS RELEASE

September 13, 2018

For Immediate Release

 

Additional Roads Closed Starting Sunday for Movie Filming

 

SAVANNAH, GA (September 13, 2018) — More roads will be closed starting on Sunday to accommodate movie filmin...

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

City Holds Savannah Arena Public Meeting

NEWS RELEASE

September 12, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Holds Savannah Arena Public Meeting

SAVANNAH, GA (September 12, 2018) — The City of Savannah held public meeting this evening at the Savannah Civic Center to allow the public to speak direct...

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

Update on Hudson Hill Community Center

SAVANNAH, GA (September 12, 2018) — City of Savannah District 1 Alderman Van Johnson provided an update this morning on the condition of the Hudson Hill Community Center, located on Hudson Street on Savannah’s west side.

On September 5,...

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

Pine Gardens Unveils New Neighborhood Sign

NEWS RELEASE

September 11, 2018

For Immediate Release

Pine Gardens Unveils New Neighborhood Sign

SAVANNAH, GA (September 11, 2018) — The City of Savannah held a neighborhood sign unveiling for the historic Pine Gardens neighborhood this morning. Th...

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

Roads Closed Next Week for Movie Filming

SAVANNAH, GA (September 6, 2018) — The City of Savannah will close a few roads and intersections next week near East 31st Street to accommodate movie filming. East 31st Street between Abercorn Street and Lincoln Street will be CLOSED from Monday...

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

Hudson Hill Center Temporarily Closed

SAVANNAH, GA (September 6, 2018) — The City of Savannah has temporarily closed the Hudson Hill Center which offers programs for senior citizens, children, and community members. The center is located at 2227 Hudson St. in West Savannah.

This week...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 4, 2018

City Hosting a ‘Day of Service’ to Address Needs of Residents

SAVANNAH, GA (August 31, 2018) — The City of Savannah is hosting a “Day of Service” next week at the Savannah Civic Center where agencies will come together to provide services to Savannah residents. The “Day of Ser...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 31, 2018

City Sells Buildings, Continues Plan to Centralize Operations

SAVANNAH, GA (August 31, 2018) — City Council approved the sale of two downtown buildings during Thursday’s council meeting as part of a larger plan to centralize City municipal operations.

The City sold the Thomas Gamble Building, loca...

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

Mayor Issues Statement on National Parks Service Assessment

NEWS RELEASE

August 28, 2018

For Immediate Release

Mayor Issues Statement on National Parks Service Assessment 

SAVANNAH, GA (August 28, 2018) — The City of Savannah acknowledges the report of the National Park Service released today. &...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

Public Notice

August 28, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (August 28, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the ...

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

Historic City Maps Now Available Online

NEWS RELEASE

August 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

Historic City Maps Now Available Online 

SAVANNAH, GA (August 27, 2018) — The City of Savannah has digitalized over 460 historical maps from the City’s municipal archives thanks t...

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

Public Notice: City Accepting Applications for Boards, Commissions and Authorities

PUBLIC NOTICE

August 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Accepting Applications for Boards, Commissions and Authorities

SAVANNAH, GA (August 27, 2018)— The Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will be accepting applications until Frid...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 23, 2018

City Asks Public to Help Shape New Savannah Arena

NEWS RELEASE

August 23, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Asks Public to Help Shape New Savannah Arena

SAVANNAH, GA (August 23, 2018) — The City of Savannah is asking the public to help “shape” the new Savannah Arena. The arena pro...

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

City Completes Audit of Parking Services

SAVANNAH, GA (August 17, 2018) — The City of Savannah’s Organizational Performance and Accountability Office has completed its audit and investigation of Parking Services’ cash handling practices.

The audit began in January 20...

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

City Sells Broughton Municipal Building

SAVANNAH, GA (August 16, 2018) — This afternoon City Council approved the sale of the Broughton Municipal Building (BMB), located at 132 E. Broughton St., to Columbia Ventures, LLC. The City sold the surplus property for $4.5 million.

This proper...

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

City Prepares for Arts Center Opening with Changes to Montgomery Street

NEWS RELEASE

August 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Prepares for Arts Center Opening with Changes to Montgomery Street 

SAVANNAH, GA (August 16, 2018) — The Mayor and Council approved the purchase of traffic utilities needed to return M...

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

City Purchases Playground Equipment to Enhance Neighborhoods

NEWS RELEASE

August 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Purchases Playground Equipment to Enhance Neighborhoods 

SAVANNAH, GA (August 16, 2018) — The Mayor and Council approved the purchase of playground equipment that will include shaded s...

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

Chatham County, City of Savannah Transition E911 Center to the Operation and Control of the County

Chatham County, GA (August 15, 2018) – In Fall of 2017, Chatham County and the City of Savannah agreed to transfer the operation and control of the E911 Center from the City of Savannah to Chatham County. The goal of this transition is to promot...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

Public Notice

August 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (August 14, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the ...

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

Large Crowd Attends City’s Arena Construction Fair

SAVANNAH, GA (August 9, 2018) — More than 120 people packed a meeting room at the Savannah Civic Center today for the City of Savannah’s Arena Construction Fair.  The goal was to encourage disadvantaged businesses to learn mor...

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

Safety Issues Delay Reopening of Mills B. Lane Blvd. Bridge

SAVANNAH, GA (August 9, 2018) — The City of Savannah is delaying the reopening of the bridge on Mills B. Lane Boulevard due to safety issues. The City began maintenance of the bridge on June 4 and since then, contractors have uncovered a few cra...

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

City Attorney Announces Retirement

SAVANNAH, GA (August 2, 2018) — City of Savannah City Attorney Brooks Stillwell announced his retirement today at the City Council workshop. Stillwell has served as the City Attorney since November 2012. He will retire from the City on December ...

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

Disney Filming in Savannah, Working with City to Minimize Impact to Citizens, Businesses

SAVANNAH, GA (August 2, 2018) — The City of Savannah’s Office of Special Events, Film and Tourism announced today they are working with Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures on a movie that will be filming in Savannah later this summer.

T...

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

City Upgrades Safety Beacons Ahead of First Day of School

NEWS RELEASE

August 2, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Upgrades Safety Beacons Ahead of First Day of School

SAVANNAH, GA (August 2, 2018) — The City of Savannah has upgraded 59 flashing beacons that warn drivers to slow down and remain alert as they...

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

August Episode of City Span Now Playing On SGTV

NEWS RELEASE

August 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

August Episode of City Span Now Playing On SGTV

SAVANNAH, GA (August 1, 2018) — Savannah Government Television (SGTV) has launched the latest edition of City Span. The magazine-style news show featur...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Public Notice: Council Work Session

Public Notice

July 31, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (July 31, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the secon...

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

Hundreds of Youth Graduate from City’s Summer 500 Job Program

SAVANNAH, GA (July 27, 2018) — City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach hosted the Graduation and Closing Ceremony for the third annual Summer 500 program on Friday at the Savannah Civic Center.  

More than 250 rising high school juniors and...

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

City Using New Technology to Better Assess Roadway Conditions

SAVANNAH, GA (July 25, 2018) — The City of Savannah is partnering with ‘Roadbotics’ to use machine-learning technology to better assess Savannah’s roadway conditions. Roadbotics utilizes smartphone cameras and techn...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 23, 2018

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (July 23, 2018) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 10:44 a.m. at 210 Andover Street. An estimated 510 gallons was released before the spill was corrected at 11:35 a.m. This is classified as a minor spill u...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 23, 2018

City’s Goats are on the Move

SAVANNAH, GA (July 23, 2018) — The City of Savannah’s landscape-clearing goats are on the move. The herd of goats that have been clearing overgrown vegetation at Laurel Grove North Cemetery since mid-June were moved Saturday to Mohawk ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 23, 2018

City Begins Eminent Domain Process on Blighted Property

SAVANNAH, GA (July 23, 2018) —On Thursday, July 19 City Council held a special meeting to consider exercising the City’s eminent domain power made possible by 2017 changes to state law, which facilitated condemnation and redevelopment ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 23, 2018

City Responds to Friday’s Flooding

SAVANNAH, GA (July 23, 2018) — The City of Savannah experienced significant flooding on Friday, July 20 between 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The flooding was the direct result a large amount of rain in a short time period, coupled with an above avera...

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

City Restoring Historic Fountains

NEWS RELEASE

July 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Restoring Historic Fountains

SAVANNAH, GA (July 20, 2018) — The City of Savannah has temporarily removed the fountain in Lafayette Square and Fragrance Garden in Forsyth Park for routine maintena...

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

City Opens New Savannah Police Northwest Precinct

NEWS RELEASE

July 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Opens New Savannah Police Northwest Precinct

SAVANNAH, GA (July 20, 2018) — Today the Savannah Police Department held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Northwest Precinct,...

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

City Holding Arena Construction Fair

NEWS RELEASE

July 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Holding Arena Construction Fair

SAVANNAH, GA (July 20, 2018) — The City of Savannah is encouraging disadvantaged businesses to RSVP for the Arena Construction Fair, a free event aimed at...

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

First ‘Small Business Enterprise’ Contract Awarded to Local Landscapers

NEWS RELEASE

July 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

First ‘Small Business Enterprise’ Contract Awarded to Local Landscapers

SAVANNAH, GA (July 19, 2018) — The City of Savannah has awarded the first contracts under its new Savannah B...

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

City Breaks Ground on Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center

NEWS RELEASE

July 17, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Breaks Ground on Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center

SAVANNAH, GA (July 17, 2018) — The City of Savannah broke ground today on a new SPLOST-funded Resource Center, located on Pennsylvania Avenue ...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

Public Notice

July 17, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (July 17, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second...

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

City Hosts First Food Truck Rodeo

NEWS RELEASE

July 12, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Hosts First Food Truck Rodeo

SAVANNAH, GA (July 12, 2018) —

The City of Savannah will host the inaugural City Food Truck Rodeo on July 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Ellis Square.

The City is anticip...

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

Notice of 2018 Tax Rate Adoption

On June 28 City Council announced a .92 increase, taking the millage rate from 12.48 mills, adopted in 2017, to 13.40 mills.

All concerned citizens are invited to attend the hearings at City Hall at the following times:

July 19 at 9:45 a.m.

July 19 at 2:00 p...

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

Council Approves Monument to Honor Dr. King

NEWS RELEASE

July 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Approves Monument to Honor Dr. King 

SAVANNAH, GA (July 5, 2018) — Savannah City Council voted today to approve a proposed monument dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that will b...

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

July Episode of City Span Now Playing On SGTV

NEWS RELEASE

July 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

July Episode of City Span Now Playing On SGTV

SAVANNAH, GA (Jun 4, 2018) — Savannah Government Television (SGTV) has launched the latest edition of City Span. The magazine-style news show features in-d...

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

City Raises Largest American Flag in Savannah

NEWS RELEASE

July 3, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Raises Largest American Flag in Savannah 

SAVANNAH, GA (July 3, 2018) — Today, the City of Savannah raised the largest flag in the City at the new Veterans Memorial Park.

More than 100 peo...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

Public Notice

July 2, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (July 2, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. in the Media Room, on the second flo...

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

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE

June 29, 2018

Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (June 29, 2018) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 8:00 a.m. today at 303 W. River St and at Indian Street/MLK Jr. Blvd. An...

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

Public Meetings Set for City’s Slight Tax Increase

Public Meetings Set for City’s Slight Tax Increase

SAVANNAH, GA (June 28, 2018) — The City of Savannah will hold three public meetings about the intended slight increase to the City’s millage rate. On June 28 City Council anno...

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

City Selects New Police Chief

City Selects New Police Chief

SAVANNAH, GA (June 28, 2018) — City Manager Rob Hernandez today announced his appointment of Roy Minter as Police Chief for the City of Savannah. Chief Minter was selected following a nationwide recruitment ...

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

Public Notice: Special Council Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

June 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

Public Notice: Special Council Meeting

SAVANNAH, GA (June 19, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special City Council Meeting on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the ...

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

City Issues Do’s and Don’ts for Downtown Fourth of July Celebration

NEWS RELEASE

June 26, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Issues Do’s and Don’ts for Downtown Fourth of July Celebration

SAVANNAH, GA (June 26, 2018) — The City of Savannah and the Savannah Police Department are gearing up for this y...

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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