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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 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: 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 22, 2018

State Legislators Announce IT Corridor in Savannah

SAVANNAH, GA (June 21, 2018) — The City of Savannah welcomed members of the State Legislature to City Hall on Friday to officially announce the formation of the Savannah Logistics Technology Corridor.  

The formation of the corridor was ...

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

Council Approves Design Firm for New Arena

NEWS RELEASE

June 21, 2018

Immediate Release

Council Approves Design Firm for New Arena

SAVANNAH, GA (June 21, 2018) — The City of Savannah City Council voted today to award the design contract for the new Savannah Arena to Perkins + Will.

The $8,820...

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

City, CAT Announce Extended Hours for Free Downtown Shuttle

  SAVANNAH, GA (June 20, 2018) — City of Savannah and Chatham Area Transit (CAT) announced today the extended hours for the popular and free DOT shuttle.  The goal of the extended night and weekend hours is to help residents, e...

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

Goats Arrive in Savannah to Clear Vegetation

NEWS RELEASE

June 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

Goats Arrive in Savannah to Clear Vegetation

SAVANNAH, GA (June 20, 2018) — Today the City of Savannah welcomed a herd of 53 goats to Laurel Grove North Cemetery to help clear overgrown vegetation.&am...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

Public Notice

June 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (June 19, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second...

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

City Installs Cigarette Receptacles on River Street

NEWS RELEASE

June 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Installs Cigarette Receptacles on River Street

SAVANNAH, GA (June 19, 2018) — The City of Savannah has installed new cigarette receptacles along River Street to bring awareness to cigarette litte...

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

City Terminates Employee Suspected of Theft

NEWS RELEASE

June 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Terminates Employee Suspected of Theft

SAVANNAH, GA (June 18, 2018) — The City of Savannah terminated a Parking and Mobility Department employee suspected of mishandling money. The City of Savannah reporte...

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

Public Notice: City Council Budget Conference

PUBLIC NOTICE

June 13, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Council Budget Conference

SAVANNAH, GA (June 13, 2018) — Notice is hereby given that there will be a City Council Mid-Year Budget Conference on Monday, June 18, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

June 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (June 5, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second fl...

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

City Collects 152 Tons of Trash During Great Savannah Cleanup

NEWS RELEASE

June 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Collects 152 Tons of Trash During Great Savannah Cleanup

SAVANNAH, GA (June 5, 2018) — The City of Savannah and more than four dozen neighborhood associations joined the Great Savannah Cleanup and...

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

District 5 Town Hall Meeting Set for June 11

Media Advisory

June 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 5 Town Hall Meeting Set for June 11 

SAVANNAH, GA (June 5, 2018) — City of Savannah District 5 Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz is hosting a Town Hall meeting on June 11.

The meeting w...

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

City Moves Forward on Search for Next Police Chief

NEWS RELEASE

June 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Moves Forward on Search for Next Police Chief 

SAVANNAH, GA (June 5, 2018) — The City of Savannah received 67 applications for the Chief of Police position at the Savannah Police Departme...

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

June Episode of City Span Now Playing On SGTV

NEWS RELEASE

June 4, 2018

For Immediate Release

June 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: June 4, 2018

City Extends Deadline for Fire Fee Discount Applications

NEWS RELEASE

June 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Extends Deadline for Fire Fee Discount Applications

SAVANNAH, GA (June 1, 2018) — The City of Savannah is extending the deadline for property owners to submit Fire Fee Discount applications to Fri...

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

Officer’s Funeral to Impact Traffic Saturday on Savannah’s Southside

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

May 31, 2018

For Immediate Release

Officer’s Funeral to Impact Traffic Saturday on Savannah’s Southside 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 31, 2018) — City of Savannah would like to remind the community that traffic wil...

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

Bee Road Walking Trail Officially Opened in District 3

NEWS RELEASE

May 31, 2018

For Immediate Release

Bee Road Walking Trail Officially Opened in District 3

SAVANNAH, GA (May 31, 2018) — Today, the City of Savannah officially opened the Bee Road Walking Trail with a sign unveiling led by Mayor Eddie De...

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

Governor Orders Flags to Half-Staff Saturday for Officer Christie

NEWS RELEASE

May 30, 2018

For Immediate Release

Governor Orders Flags to Half-Staff Saturday for Officer Christie

SAVANNAH, GA (May 30, 2018) — The City of Savannah just received word that Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has ordered the lowering of flag...

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

City to Use Goats to Clear Vegetation in Two Pilot Locations

SAVANNAH, GA (May 24, 2018) — The City of Savannah will begin a pilot program in mid-June to use goats to clear vegetation in two areas of the City.

The City will rent 60 goats and two livestock guardian dogs from Atlanta-area company Get Your Go...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

Public Notice

May 22, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (May 22, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second fl...

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

Mills B. Lane Blvd. Bridge to Close for Maintenance

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

May 22, 2018

For Immediate Release

Mills B. Lane Blvd. Bridge to Close for Maintenance

SAVANNAH, GA (May 22, 2018) — The City of Savannah will be closing the bridge on Mills B. Lane Boulevard for scheduled maintenance and rehabilita...

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

Space Still Available in Youth Summer Programs

NEWS RELEASE

May 22, 2018

For Immediate Release

Space Still Available in Youth Summer Programs 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 22, 2018) — The City of Savannah’s Youth Summer Programs begin next week and there is still space available. This su...

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

Results of CNU Legacy Projects to be Presented Saturday

Media Advisory

May 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

Results of CNU Legacy Projects to be Presented Saturday

SAVANNAH, GA (May 18, 2018) —On Saturday, City of Savannah officials and staff will wrap up hosting the world’s leading planners, arc...

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

City Calls for Art Investment Proposals

NEWS RELEASE

May 17, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Calls for Art Investment Proposals

SAVANNAH, GA (May 17, 2018) — A “Call for Proposal” has been issued by the Arts, Culture & Historical Resources Department for the 2019 C...

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

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE

May 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (May 16, 2018) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 2:17 p.m. May 15, at 23 Wright St. An estimated 3,450 gallons spilled ...

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

City Expands Community Center Hours for Youth Activities

NEWS RELEASE

May 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Expands Community Center Hours for Youth Activities

SAVANNAH, GA (May 16, 2018) — The Mayor and Council have approved extended community center hours at two City recreation centers to ensure Savan...

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

City Fine-Tuning Fire Fee Database

NEWS RELEASE

May 15, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Fine-Tuning Fire Fee Database 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 15, 2018) — The City of Savannah is fine-tuning the fire fee database to ensure the fee is applied fairly across all property cla...

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

‘Philharmonic in the Streetz’ Coming to Savannah Shines Neighborhood

NEWS RELEASE

May 15, 2018

For Immediate Release

Philharmonic in the Streetz’ Coming to Savannah Shines Neighborhood

SAVANNAH, GA (May 15, 2018) — The City of Savannah has partnered with the Savannah Philharmonic and the Edgemere...

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

New City Reservoir Completed, Funded by the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project

NEWS RELEASE

May 10, 2018

For Immediate Release

New City Reservoir Completed, Funded by the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project

SAVANNAH, GA (May 10, 2018) — The City of Savannah is preparing to take ownership of a new reservoir that was buil...

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

City Participates in Worldwide Campaign to Promote Building Safety

NEWS RELEASE

May 10, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Participates in Worldwide Campaign to Promote Building Safety

SAVANNAH, GA (May 10, 2018)— The City of Savannah is participating in the 38th annual Building Safety Month, a worldwide campaign to p...

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

District 3 Alderman Sets Four Town Hall Meetings for May

Media Advisory

May 10, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 3 Alderman Sets Four Town Hall Meetings for May

SAVANNAH, GA (May 10, 2018) — City of Savannah District 3 Alderman John Hall is hosting four Town Hall meetings during the month of May.

The fi...

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

Public Notice: Council Work Session

Public Notice

May 8, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (May 8, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floo...

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

Overhaul of City Zoning Published for Public Feedback

NEWS RELEASE

May 7, 2018

For Immediate Release

Overhaul of City Zoning Published for Public Feedback 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 7, 2018) — A draft of the New Zoning Ordinance (NewZO) has been jointly published by the City of Savannah and t...

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

District 5 Town Hall Meetings Set for May 21, 22, 23

Media Advisory

May 3, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 5 Town Hall Meetings Set for May 21, 22, 23 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 3, 2018) — City of Savannah District 5 Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz is hosting three Town Hall meetings during the mo...

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

District 4 Town Hall Meetings Set for May 14, 17

Media Advisory

May 3, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 4 Town Hall Meetings Set for May 14, 17 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 3, 2018) — City of Savannah District 4 Alderman Julian Miller is hosting two Town Hall meetings during the month of May.

The...

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

Human Resources Moving to Chatham Parkway

PUBLIC NOTICE

May 3, 2018

For Immediate Release

Human Resources Moving to Chatham Parkway

SAVANNAH, GA (May 3, 2018) — On May 21, the City of Savannah’s Human Resources Department will relocate services from the Broughton Municipal Building to the Savannah Mo...

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

District 2 Town Hall Set for May 24

Media Advisory

May 2, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 2 Town Hall Set for May 24 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 2, 2018) — City of Savannah District 2 Alderman Bill Durrence is hosting a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, May 24 at the Savannah Civic C...

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

District 1 Town Hall Meetings Set for May 9, 10

Media Advisory

April 30, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 1 Town Hall Meetings Set for May 9, 10 

SAVANNAH, GA (April 30, 2018) — City of Savannah District 1 Alderman Van Johnson is hosting two Town Hall meetings.

The first meeting will take place ...

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

May Episode of City Span Now Playing On SGTV

NEWS RELEASE

April 30, 2018

For Immediate Release

May Episode of City Span Now Playing On SGTV

SAVANNAH, GA (April 30, 2018) — Savannah Government Television (SGTV) has launched the latest edition of City Span. The magazine-style news show features ...

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

City Launches W. W. Law Photograph Collection Exhibit

NEWS RELEASE

April 30, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Launches W. W. Law Photograph Collection Exhibit

SAVANNAH, GA (April 30, 2018) — The Department of Records and Archives will be displaying “Capturing the Soul: Portrait Photog...

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

City Awarded Federal Brownfield Cleanup Grant

NEWS RELEASE

April 26, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Awarded Federal Brownfield Cleanup Grant 

SAVANNAH, GA (April 26, 2018) — The City of Savannah has been selected by the Environmental Protection Agency to receive a $300,000 Brownfield ...

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

District 6 Alderman Schedules Listening Sessions

Media Advisory

April 25, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 6 Alderman Schedules Listening Sessions 

SAVANNAH, GA (April 25, 2018) — City of Savannah District 6 Alderman Tony Thomas will be holding his 6th District Springtime Listening Ses...

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

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

Public Notice

April 24, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

SAVANNAH, GA (April 24, 2018)— Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the sec...

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

City to Offer Assistance with Fire Fee Discount Application

NEWS RELEASE

April 23, 2018

For Immediate Release

City to Offer Assistance with Fire Fee Discount Application

SAVANNAH, GA (April 23, 2018) — The City of Savannah will be offering assistance with the Fire Fee Discount Program application at location...

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

Saturday Morning Race To Affect Downtown Traffic

NEWS RELEASE

April 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

Saturday Morning Race To Affect Downtown Traffic

SAVANNAH, GA (April 20, 2018)— Downtown traffic will be affected for several hours April 21 as Savannah Police close roads for the annual Susan G Kome...

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

Whitaker Street Receives Pedestrian Safety Enhancements

 

NEWS RELEASE

April 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

Whitaker Street Receives Pedestrian Safety Enhancements

SAVANNAH, GA (April 20, 2018)— At noon today, pedestrians will be able to activate new crosswalk warning lights, called Rapid Flashin...

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

Great Savannah Cleanup Begins

 

NEWS RELEASE

April 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

Great Savannah Cleanup Begins

SAVANNAH, GA (April 19, 2018) — The City of Savannah kicked off the Great Savannah Cleanup, encouraging neighborhoods to get organized and get busy cleaning.

Th...

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

City Gears up for Largest Earth Day Event in Georgia

NEWS RELEASE

April 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Gears up for Largest Earth Day Event in Georgia

SAVANNAH, GA (April 19, 2018) — The City of Savannah will once again be a major partner in the Savannah Earth Day Festival occurring this Saturday...

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

City Files Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers

NEWS RELEASE

April 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Files Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers

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

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

City Testing Colored Bike Lanes

NEWS RELEASE

April 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Testing Colored Bike Lanes

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

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

Applications Open for Youth Ambassador Program

NEWS RELEASE

April 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

Applications Open for Youth Ambassador Program

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

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

City Requests Input on Paid Parking Proposal

NEWS RELEASE

April 17, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Requests Input on Paid Parking Proposal 

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

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

City Seeks Creative Art Projects to Fund

NEWS RELEASE

April 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Seeks Creative Art Projects to Fund

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

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

City Accepting Resumes for Creative Art Instructors

NEWS RELEASE

April 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Accepting Resumes for Creative Art Instructors

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

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

Public Invited to Provide Input on Savannah Gardens Redevelopment Amendment

 

NEWS RELEASE

April 12, 2018

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Savannah Gardens Redevelopment Amendment

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

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

City Partners with Google to Provide Business, Tech Training

NEWS RELEASE

April 12, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Partners with Google to Provide Business, Tech Training

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

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

Mayor Tears Down Blighted Home to Promote Savannah Shines

 

NEWS RELEASE

April 11, 2018

For Immediate Release

Mayor Tears Down Blighted Home to Promote Savannah Shines

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

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

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

Public Notice

April 10, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

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

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

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

NEWS RELEASE

April 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

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

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

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

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

Public Notice

March 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Accepting Applications for Boards, Commissions and Authorities

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

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

Mayor To Help Tear Down Blighted Home

MEDIA ADVISORY

April 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

Mayor To Help Tear Down Blighted Home

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

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

Publix Half Marathon to Affect Traffic Downtown

NEWS RELEASE

April 6, 2018

For Immediate Release

Publix Half Marathon to Affect Traffic Downtown

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

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

District 5 Town Hall Set for April 30

MEDIA ADVISORY

April 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 5 Town Hall Set for April 30 

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

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

Public Invited to Provide Input on Historic District Zoning Ordinance

NEWS RELEASE

April 3, 2018

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Historic District Zoning Ordinance

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

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

Council Approves Fire Fee Discount Program

NEWS RELEASE

March 29, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Approves Fire Fee Discount Program

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

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

City Commits to Updating Wastewater Infrastructure

NEWS RELEASE

March 29, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Commits to Updating Wastewater Infrastructure 

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

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

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

Public Notice

March 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

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

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

City Taking Major Steps to Preserve Savannah’s Landmark District

NEWS RELEASE

March 21, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Taking Major Steps to Preserve Savannah’s Landmark District

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

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

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE

March 21, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

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

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

Public Invited to Provide Input on Historic District Zoning Ordinance

NEWS RELEASE

March 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Historic District Zoning Ordinance

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

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

City’s Cost for Hosting Vice President

NEWS RELEASE

March 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

City’s Cost for Hosting Vice President

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

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

Savannah Piloting Electric Vehicles

NEWS RELEASE

March 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

Savannah Piloting Electric Vehicles

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

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

City Response to Deck Collapse

NEWS RELEASE

March 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Response to Deck Collapse

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

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

City Wraps Up Two Day St Patrick's Day Festival

 

NEWS RELEASE

March 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

 

City Wraps Up Two Day St Patrick's Day Festival

 

 

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

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

Festival Parking Available on Hutchinson

 

NEWS RELEASE

March 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

Festival Parking Available on Hutchinson Island 

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

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

City, Police Announce Security Enhancements To Parade Route

NEWS RELEASE

March 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

City, Police Announce Security Enhancements To Parade Route

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

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

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

Public Notice

March 13, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

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

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

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

NEWS RELEASE

March 13, 2018

For Immediate Release

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

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

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

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

NEWS RELEASE

March 13, 2018

For Immediate Release

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

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

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

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

NEWS RELEASE

March 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

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

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

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

New WWI Exhibit on Display at City Hall

NEWS RELEASE

March 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

New WWI Exhibit on Display at City Hall

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

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

Shamrock Run to Affect Downtown Traffic

NEWS RELEASE

March 8, 2018

For Immediate Release

Shamrock Run to Affect Downtown Traffic 

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

T...

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

City Adjusts Whitaker Street Pilot Program

NEWS RELEASE

March 6, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Adjusts Whitaker Street Pilot Program

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

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

City Holds First St. Patrick’s Day News Conference

NEWS RELEASE

March 2, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Holds First St. Patrick’s Day News Conference

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

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

City Cancels Traffic Court March 6-8

NEWS RELEASE

March 2, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Cancels Traffic Court March 6-8

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

T...

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

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

NEWS RELEASE

March 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

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

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

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

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

NEWS RELEASE

March 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

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

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

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

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinance

NEWS RELEASE

March 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinance

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

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

Council Approves Marijuana Ordinance

NEWS RELEASE

March 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Approves Marijuana Ordinance

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

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

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

February 28, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

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

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

Summer 500 Program Kicks Off Recruitment Campaign

NEWS RELEASE

February 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

Summer 500 Program Kicks Off Recruitment Campaign 

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

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

District 3 Town Hall Set for March 1

NEWS RELEASE

February 27, 2018

For Immediate Release

District 3 Town Hall Set for March 1 

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

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

City Cancels Traffic Court February 27-29

NEWS RELEASE

February 22, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Cancels Traffic Court February 27-29 

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

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

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

NEWS RELEASE

February 22, 2018

For Immediate Release

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

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

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

City Dedicates Playground to Leisure Services Legend

NEWS RELEASE

February 22, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Dedicates Playground to Leisure Services Legend

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

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

City Cancels Thursday’s Traffic Court

NEWS RELEASE

February 21, 2018

For Immediate Release

 

City Cancels Thursday’s Traffic Court

 

 

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

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

City Providing Services Despite Malware Attack

NEWS RELEASE

February 21, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Providing Services Despite Malware Attack 

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

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

Savannah Named Tree City USA

NEWS RELEASE

February 20, 2018

For Immediate Release

Savannah Named Tree City USA

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

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

Email Attachments to Staff Currently Blocked by City

NEWS RELEASE

February 15, 2018

For Immediate Release

Email Attachments to Staff Currently Blocked by City  

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

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

Tourism Management Services Moving from City Hall

PUBLIC NOTICE

February 15, 2018

For Immediate Release

Tourism Management Services Moving from City Hall

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

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

Council Sets St. Patrick’s Day Festival

NEWS RELEASE

February 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Sets St. Patrick’s Day Festival 

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

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

City Council Approves Changes to Confederate Memorial

NEWS RELEASE

February 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Council Approves Changes to Confederate Memorial

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

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

Applications Open for Summer 500

NEWS RELEASE

February 14, 2018

For Immediate Release

Applications Open for Summer 500

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

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

City Takes Precautionary Measures During Malware Attack

NEWS RELEASE

February 13, 2018

For Immediate Release

City Takes Precautionary Measures During Malware Attack

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

The ...

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

Mayor DeLoach Delivers State of the City

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

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

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

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

February 12, 2018

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session

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

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

Georgia Day Parade to Affect Downtown Traffic

NEWS RELEASE

February 8, 2018

For Immediate Release

Georgia Day Parade to Affect Downtown Traffic

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

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

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

MEDIA ADVISORYFebruary 7, 2018For Immediate Release

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

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

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

Alderwoman Shabazz Invites Residents to Project DeRenne Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORYFebruary 7, 2018For Immediate Release

Alderwoman Shabazz Invites Residents to Project DeRenne Meeting

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

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

City Breaks Ground on New Windsor Park

NEWS RELEASE

February 6, 2018

For Immediate Release

 

City Breaks Ground on New Windsor Park

 

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

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

Development Services Director Receives Engineering Accolades

 

NEWS RELEASE

February 6, 2018

For Immediate Release

Development Services Director Receives Engineering Accolades

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

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

Confederate Task Force Makes Recommendation to Council

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February 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Confederate Task Force Makes Recommendation to Council

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

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

State Designates Savannah as IT Corridor

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February 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

State Designates Savannah as IT Corridor

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

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

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

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February 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

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

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

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

City Working with ACLU to Increase Access to Fair Housing

NEWS RELEASEFebruary 1, 2018For Immediate Release

City Working with ACLU to Increase Access to Fair Housing

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

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

City Moves Forward on Two Police Precincts

City Moves Forward on Two Police Precincts

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

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

City crews respond to minor sewage spill

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January 26, 2018

For Immediate Release

City crews respond to minor sewage spill

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

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

Update on President Street Project

NEWS RELEASEJanuary 26, 2018For Immediate Release

Update on President Street Project

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

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

Savannah’s Interim Police Chief Takes the Helm

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January 25, 2018

For Immediate Release

Savannah’s Interim Police Chief Takes the Helm

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

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

City Amends Horse Carriage Ordinance for Adverse Weather

NEWS RELEASE

January 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

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

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

City Announces Interim Police Chief

 

NEWS RELEASE

January 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

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

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

Downtown Parking Changes Delayed Until January 22

 

NEWS RELEASE

January 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

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

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

City Sues Operators of Short-Term Vacation Rental

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

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

Contract Awarded for New Arena Project Manager

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

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

City Council Passes 2018 Budget

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

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

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

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

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

Alderman Van Johnson Appointed To NLC Advisory Board

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

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

Public Invited to West Bay Streetscape Meeting

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

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: 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...

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