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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Art Rise Savannah’s Art March Parade & Festival

Art Rise Savannah, is incredibly excited to announce our first ever Art March Parade & Festival, the first of four events this year that will celebrate the unique character and beauty of Savannah’s communities neighborhood by neighborhood. This event ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Kahlil Gibran and the Feminine Divine at Telfair Museums Jepson Center

A treasured and unique part of Telfair Museums’ permanent collection, the artwork of Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931), will be on view at the Jepson Center April 21 – January 2, 2018.

Gibran is best known for authoring The Prophet, a collection of short, phi...Read on...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Lawrence Lecture Reflects on the African American Experience in War

Noted British historian Celeste-Marie Bernier is the featured speaker for the 2017 Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture. Bernier will present the lecture: "’Every Man Were a Man:’ African American Soldier Artists Paint World War I,” at 6pm on April 1...Read on...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Savannah Music Festival 2017 Season Opens on March 23

Ringing in music festival season on the east coast, the 2017 Savannah Music Festival begins on Thursday, March 23rd. The pioneering cross-genre festival is in its 28th season, staging original productions and unique pairings in jazz, classical music and a...Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

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

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

The Cultural Affai...Read on...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Wundercamera: Savannah Explores the World of Museums

Wundercamera: Savannah is a site-specific exhibition that brings together works by contemporary photographers exploring the world of museums—including museums of natural history, historic houses, and fine and decorative arts institutions. The exhibition w...Read on...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Telfair Museums presents Nick Cave, an exploration of art and identity

As part of Telfair Museums’ growing contemporary art program, the museum will showcase the largest exhibition of work by Chicago-based artist Nick Cave ever presented in Georgia, including work shown in the Southeast for the first time. Nick Cave is on v...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Tourism Management Plan meetings Monday, March 27 thru Thursday, March 30

For Immediate Release
Date: March 24, 2017

Tourism is currently one of the largest industries in Savannah. It provides 26,000+ jobs, $2.5 billion in visitor spending and economic opportunities for residents, and highlights to the world the positive a...Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2017

Public Notice: Strategic Priorities Meeting

For Immediate Release
Date: March 24, 2017

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Retreat of the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Wesley Gardens, Burnside Island, located at 27...Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2017

Summer 500 applications now being accepted

For Immediate Release
Date: February 14, 2017

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

Posted on: February 1, 2017

Applications now being accepted for the Savannah Youth Ambassador Summer Institute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: February 1, 2017

The City of Savannah is now accepting applications for the 2017 Savannah Youth Ambassador Summer Institute. Interested parties should complete the online application at www.savannahga.gov/sya. The applicati...Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2017

Public invited to final Downtown Streetscapes Meeting

For Immediate Release
Date: March 21, 2017

Members of the public have one more opportunity to review and weigh in on proposed changes to downtown streetscapes during a community meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305...Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2017

City Engineer named Georgia Engineer of the Year

For Immediate Release
Date: March 16, 2017

Julie McLean, P.E., City of Savannah Director of Development Services and City Engineer, was recently named the 2017 Engineer of the Year in Government by the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers.

“Ju...Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE Council Work Session Thursday, March 16

For Immediate Release
Date: March 10, 2017

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, March 16, 2017, beginning at 12:00 p.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regular scheduled Cit...Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2017

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

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

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

Posted on: March 9, 2017

Volunteers needed for March 25 cleanup of Tremont Park neighborhood

For Immediate Release
Date: March 9, 2017

As part of the annual Great Savannah Cleanup, the City of Savannah is partnering with local residents to hold a cleanup of the Tremont Park neighborhood on March 25 from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are needed t...Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2017

Great Savannah Cleanup moves to Edgemere/Sackville neighborhood

For Immediate Release
Date: March 8, 2017

The City of Savannah is joining forces with local residents and other organizations for a neighborhood cleanup and job fair event in the Edgemere/Sackville neighborhood on Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m. til 12...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Film permitting fees to go into effect March 13

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

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

Posted on: March 3, 2017

2018-2022 Housing and Community Development Plan Public Hearing

2018-2022 HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN including 2018 ONE-YEAR ACTION PLAN and ASSESSMENT OF FAIR HOUSING (AFH)

Thursday, March 9, 2017
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.Coastal Georgia Center – Room 115
305 Fahm Street--behind the Savannah Visito...Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2017

District 6 Town Hall meeting for Coffee Bluff scheduled for March 8

For Immediate Release
Date: March 2, 2017

What: Alderman Tony Thomas will host a District 6 Town Hall Meeting for Coffee Bluff area residents. Future meetings will be scheduled for District 6 residents in the areas of Wilshire, Windsor Forest, and Mid...Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2017

District 1 residents invited to Alfa Properties Open House

For Immediate Release
Date: March 1, 2017

WHAT: Open House to review revised plans for Alfa Properties rezoning request

WHEN: 6:00 p.m., Monday, March 6.

WHERE: Godley Station K-8 School, 2135 Benton Blvd.

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

Posted on: March 1, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE Council Work Session Thursday, March 2

Date: March 1, 2017
Council Work Session

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, March 2, 2017, beginning at 10:45 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regular scheduled City Co...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2017

Downtown businesses invited to St. Patrick's Day meeting

For Immediate Release
Date: March 1, 2017

What: Business owners and operators are invited to the City of Savannah's annual St. Patrick's Day meeting for downtown businesses. The purpose of the meeting is to inform businesses about anticipated impacts ...Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2017

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

For Immediate Release
Date: February 28, 2017

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

Posted on: February 28, 2017

District 2 residents invited to Ask an Alderman

For Immediate Release
Date: February 28, 2017

WHAT: District 2 “Ask an Alderman” event.

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

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

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

Posted on: February 13, 2017

Participate in the Broadband Feasibility Study

Businesses and residents can participate in this study examining how we are currently served with broadband infrastructure.

Broadband Study
Posted on: January 26, 2017

Good Neighbor Award Nominations Due Thursday, February 16

For Immediate Release
Date: January 26, 2017

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

Posted on: January 24, 2017

New exhibit opens in City Hall

For Immediate Release
Date: January 24, 2017

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

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Citizens invited to attend First Tuesday Tour at City Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: January 31, 2017

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

Posted on: January 3, 2017

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

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

Posted on: December 14, 2016

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: December 14, 2016

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

Posted on: December 7, 2016

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: December 7, 2016

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

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Mayor Jackson portrait unveiling

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

YouthBuild Savannah now accepting applications

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

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade Wednesday

For Immediate ReleaseDate: December 5, 2016

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

Revenue Department to host educational sessions on revised Alcohol Ordinance

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

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

Project DeRenne Town Hall scheduled for Dec. 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: December 1, 2016

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

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Residents invited to attend informational session on Brownfield Grant application

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: November 30, 2016

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

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: November 29, 2016

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

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Remembering George K. Gannam, 75 Years After Pearl Harbor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: November 29, 2016

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

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE City Council 2017 Budget Retreat

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

Posted on: November 17, 2016

First properties cited under new blight ordinance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: November 17, 2016

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

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Survey work to begin on Downtown Streetscape Initiative

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

City Research Library and Municipal Archives presented with Award for Excellence

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

Citizens invited to attend First Tuesday Tour at City Hall

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

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Posted on: October 26, 2016

Entrepreneurial Center to host Hurricane Matthew Business Recovery Center

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

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Residents encouraged to participate in housing study

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

City, County launch municipal broadband survey

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

City recycling to resume next week

For Immediate Release
Date: October 20, 2016

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

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

Recycle ...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Local employers invited to Economic/Workforce Networking Event

For Immediate Release
Date: October 20, 2016

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

Posted on: October 20, 2016

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

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

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Savannah Recovers to assist those recovering from hurricane

For Immediate Release
Date: October 17, 2016

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

Posted on: October 13, 2016

City information for homeowners who sustained storm damage

For Immediate Release
Date: October 13, 2016

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

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

City issues waste removal guidelines

For Immediate Release
Date: October 9, 2016

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

Posted on: October 10, 2016

Generator and Heater Safety Information from Savannah Fire

For Immediate Release
Date: 10/10/16

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

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Mayor signs Declaration of Local Emergency

For Immediate Release
Date: October 6, 2016

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

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Statement from Mayor DeLoach on Hurricane Matthew

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

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

Posted on: October 5, 2016

City of Savannah prepares for Hurricane Matthew

For Immediate Release
Date: October 5, 2016

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

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

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Residents presented with Good Neighbor Award

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For Immediate Release
Date: September 29, 2016

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

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

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Healthy Savannah Recognized As Healthycommunity50 Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: September 15, 2016

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

Posted on: September 7, 2016

Changes to Bay Street set to begin September 11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: September 7, 2016

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

Posted on: September 1, 2016

City Council selects Rob Hernandez as City Manager

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: September 1, 2016

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

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

Posted on: August 29, 2016

City to celebrate W.W. Law Preservation Week

For Immediate Release
Date: August 29, 2016

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

Posted on: August 19, 2016

City employee named Solid Waste Manager of the Year

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For Immediate Release
Date: August 19, 2016

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

Posted on: August 4, 2016

REVISED PUBLIC NOTICE Special Council Meeting Friday, August 5

For Immediate Release
Date: August 4, 2016

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

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

Posted on: August 2, 2016

New online collection features a look back at the Olympics

For Immediate Release
Date: August 2, 2016

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

Posted on: August 1, 2016

City of Savannah receives historic preservation planning grant for City Hall

For Immediate Release
Date: August 1, 2016

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

Posted on: July 20, 2016

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

For Immediate Release
Date: July 20, 2016

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

Posted on: July 13, 2016

Public invited to millage rate hearings

For Immediate Release
Date: July 13, 2016

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

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

City honors winners of Student Art Competition

For Immediate Release
Date: July 6, 2016

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

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Coffee Bluff Sidewalk Improvement Project

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

The entire pr...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

City to celebrate Elementary School Student Art Exhibit Opening

For Immediate Release
Date: June 30, 2016

WHAT: Elementary School Art Competition Exhibit Opening & Awards Ceremony

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

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

Posted on: May 23, 2016

City celebrates Carver Village history

For Immediate Release
Date: May 20, 2016

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

...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Savannah recognized as 2016 Playful City USA Community

For Immediate Release
Date: May 18, 2016

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

Posted on: May 17, 2016

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

For Immediate Release
Date: May 17, 2016

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

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Residents presented with Good Neighbor Award

Good Neighbor award recipients

For Immediate Release
Date: May 12, 2016

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

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

Posted on: April 21, 2016

2017 Housing and Community Development One-Year Action Plan

2017 HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
ONE-YEAR ACTION PLAN

Tuesday, May 10, 20165:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Coastal Georgia Center – Room 129305 Fahm Street
-----------------------------------------...Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2016

SIP OPENS ENROLLMENT FOR YOUTH OUTREACH INITIATIVE

This week marks another 2016 open enrollment session for the Savannah Impact Program’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) initiative, focused on educational and workforce development for youth.

WIOA seeks to assist eligible youth, ages 16-...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Good Neighbor Award Nominations Due Thursday, April 21

For Immediate Release
Date: April 4, 2016

The City of Savannah is gearing up for the Spring 2016 Good Neighbor Award in which residents nominate their neighbors for improving the quality of life in their neighborhoods. The triannual (every four month...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

2016 Savannah Earth Day Festival to be held Saturday, April 16

For Immediate Release
Date: April 11, 2016

Rain or shine, the 2016 Savannah Earth Day Festival will be held Saturday, April 16 in Forsyth Park between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. The Earth Day Festival is a celebration of being environmentally responsible stew...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Residents invited to attend Neighborhood Empowerment: Anti-Crime Strategies for Community Leaders

Residents and neighborhood leaders are invited to join the City of Savannah’s Department of Community Planning and Development and the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD) for Neighborhood Empowerment: Anti-Crime Strategies for Communit...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Feiler Park Neighborhood Welcome Sign Unveiled

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For Immediate Release
Date: April 4, 2016

District 5 Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz, Alderwoman At-Large Carol Bell, Feiler Park Neighborhood Association President Rev. Betty Jones, and neighborhood residents joined with representatives from minority ...Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2016

Mayor Eddie DeLoach & Chairman Al Scott join nationwide effort to recognize national service

Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach will join more than 2,800 mayors and county officials across the country in a nationwide bipartisan initiative to highlight the impact of national service in tackling local problems. Chatham County Board of Commissioners Chair...Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2016

City of Savannah launches Summer 500 Jobs Program

For Immediate Release
Date: March 2, 2016

The City of Savannah is pleased to announce the Summer 500 program, the first city and county-wide collaborative internship program designed to meet the critical workforce readiness needs of rising senior stud...Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2016

Residents invited to District 4 “Ask an Alderman” tonight

For Immediate Release
Date: March 28, 2016

City of Savannah Alderman At Large Carolyn Bell will join District 4 Alderman Julian Miller for an “Ask an Alderman” event, offering residents an opportunity to speak with and ask questions directly of their ...Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2016

5th District residents invited to Town Hall and Public Safety Meeting

For Immediate Release
Date: March 21, 2016

Residents of the 5th District are invited to a Town Hall and Public Safety Meeting, hosted by Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz, on Wednesday, April 6 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Liberty City Community Center, ...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

3rd District residents invited to March 21 Town Hall

For Immediate Release
Date: March 18, 2016

City of Savannah District 3 Alderman John Hall will host a Town Hall Meeting for the 3rd District on Monday, March 21 at 6 p.m. at the Johnson High School auditorium, 3012 Sunset Blvd. Residents will have the...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2015

President St. Truman Parkway turn lane to close

For Immediate Release
Date: July 20, 2015

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


Moses Jackson Advancement Center

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Public Speaking

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Learn the Basics of Public Speaking
Presented by: Dr. Cora Thompson, Assistant Professor Savannah State University and Published Arthor

Friday, April 21, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Moses Jackson Advancement Center
1410 B Richards Street

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Customer Service Training Skills

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Come Learn or Enhance Your Customer Service Training Skills!
Active listening, Using & remembering names, Knowing your product, First impressions, Clear communication, Self-confidence, Getting positive results from angry customers, Staying away from ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Zumba!

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

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Effective Living Skills

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Empowering Families
withEffective Living Skills

• Paying too much for household services?• Lower rates do exist with the same or better quality
• Learn who the competitors are and shop prices• Are your monthly bills affecting your credit scor...Read on...

Register Here...
Posted on: March 8, 2017

Starting A Business - 101

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESSWednesday, April 5th, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Moses Jackson Advancement Center 1410-B Richards Street, Savannah, GA 31415
*You can register online at Savannahga.gov

Come and find out… i...Read on...

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Posted on: February 25, 2016

Resumè Assistance

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HELP...I need a Resumè!!

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Savannah Fire & Emergency Services

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Lawton Avenue House Fire

Savannah firefighters battled a house fire at 420 Lawton Avenue this afternoon.

Firefighters were dispatched to the scene just after 3:05 p.m. and upon arrival, encountered a fully engulfed residence with a heavy fire load and dense smoke, which could ...Read on...