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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Mayor Johnson to introduce additional taskforce Thursday

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Mayor Johnson to introduce additional taskforce Thursday

SAVANNAH (Dec. 1) – Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, will hold a news conference on Thursday, Dec. 2, at 11 a.m. at City...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 24, 2021

City to reopen Police Memorial Trail

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City to reopen Police Memorial Trail

SAVANNAH (Nov. 24) – The City of Savannah will host a ribbon-cutting on Monday, Nov. 29, at 11:30 a.m. to celebrate the repair and re...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Sanitation schedule adjusted for Thanksgiving holiday

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Sanitation schedule adjusted for Thanksgiving holiday

SAVANNAH (Nov. 24) – The City of Savannah Sanitation Department will operate on an adjusted schedule this week due t...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Savannah continues annual tradition donating food to those in need

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Savannah continues annual tradition donating food to those in need

SAVANNAH (Nov. 19) – The City of Savannah will donate canned food collected by city staff to ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 19, 2021

City of Savannah to host downtown holiday events

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City of Savannah to host downtown holiday events

SAVANNAH (Nov. 19) – The City of Savannah will welcome the holiday season on Friday, Nov. 26, and Sunday, Nov. ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Hudson Hill Community Center groundbreaking scheduled

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Hudson Hill Community Center groundbreaking scheduled

SAVANNAH (Nov. 15) – The City of Savannah will host a groundbreaking for the new Hudson Hill Community Cen...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 12, 2021

First student chapter of 2 Legit 2 Lit campaign to host community cleanup

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First student chapter of 2 Legit 2 Lit campaign to host community cleanup

SAVANNAH (Nov. 12) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter is teaming up with Jenkins High School to st...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Public hearings scheduled for 2022 proposed budget

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Public hearings scheduled for 2022 proposed budget

SAVANNAH (Nov. 10) – The City of Savannah will host two public hearings on the Proposed 2022 Budget...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 9, 2021

Sanitation schedule adjusted for Veteran’s Day

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Sanitation schedule adjusted for Veteran’s Day

SAVANNAH (Nov. 9) – The City of Savannah Sanitation Department will operate on an adjusted schedule thi...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Alderman Purtee to host Windsor Forest neighborhood cleanup

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Alderman Purtee to host Windsor Forest neighborhood cleanup

SAVANNAH (Nov. 8) – Alderman Kurtis Purtee and the litter warriors of Windsor Forest will host a nei...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 8, 2021

City Council to resume in-person meetings

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City Council to resume in-person meetings

SAVANNAH (Nov. 8) – The Savannah City Council will transition to in-person meetings beginning with their Nov. 9 meeting. The mee...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 5, 2021

City monitoring potential flood risk

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City monitoring potential flood risk

SAVANNAH (Nov. 5) – The City of Savannah is preparing for tomorrow's forecasted extremely high tide. Due to the high tide an...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Shabazz partnering to host free COVID vaccine clinic

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Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Shabazz partnering to host free COVID vaccine clinic

SAVANNAH (Nov. 5) – Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Estella Edwards Shabazz, C.O.R.E., Black Voters Matter and th...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 4, 2021

City crews respond to sewage spill

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City crews respond to sewage spill

SAVANNAH (Nov. 4) – City of Savannah Sewer Conveyance staff responded to a sewage spill today at 12523 Golf Club Dr. in Savan...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Rain barrel distribution for Habersham Village Neighborhood Alliance

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Rain barrel distribution for Habersham Village Neighborhood Alliance

SAVANNAH (Nov. 3) – The City of Savannah will distribute 30 free rain barrels to Habersham Village Ne...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 26, 2021

REAL Savannah Taskforce releases final report

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REAL Savannah Taskforce releases final report

SAVANNAH (Oct. 26) – Mayor Van Johnson's Racial Equity and Leadership or REAL Savannah Taskforce has comp...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Alderman Kurtis Purtee to hold listening sessions on roadway and drainage conditions

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Alderman Kurtis Purtee to hold listening sessions on roadway and drainage conditions

SAVANNAH (Oct. 22) – Sixth District Alderman Kurtis Purtee and Chatham County Commiss...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Municipal Archives to lead Savannah LGBTQ+ history panel

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Municipal Archives to lead Savannah LGBTQ+ history panel

SAVANNAH (Oct. 20) – The City of Savannah Municipal Archives will lead a virtual panel discussion on Sunday, Oct....

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Mayor Johnson to hold virtual state of the city address

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Mayor Johnson to hold virtual state of the city address

SAVANNAH (Oct. 19) – Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, will hold his 2021 state of the city address virtually on Wednesday...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 19, 2021

City Council to resume in-person meetings

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City Council to resume in-person meetings

SAVANNAH (Oct. 19) – The Savannah City Council will transition to in-person meetings beginning with their Nov. 9 meeting. Detail...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Shabazz to hold listening sessions on transportation improvement projects

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Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Shabazz to hold listening sessions on transportation improvement projects

SAVANNAH (Oct. 18) – Mayor Pro Tem and 5th district Alderwoman Dr. Estella Edw...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Mayor Johnson announces new public event protocols

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Mayor Johnson announces new public event protocols

SAVANNAH (Oct. 13) – Today, Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, announced new COVID-19 guidelines for events beginning ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Mayor Johnson proclaims second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples' Day

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Mayor Johnson proclaims second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples' Day

SAVANNAH (Oct. 11) - Today, Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, issued a proclamation declaring...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job fair scheduled to fill positions at Enmarket Arena

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Job fair scheduled to fill positions at Enmarket Arena

SAVANNAH (Oct. 7) - The City of Savannah, AECOM Hunt and Oak View Group will host a job fair on Thursday, Oct. 14, ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Mayor Johnson announces literacy task force

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Mayor Johnson announces literacy task force

SAVANNAH (Oct. 5) – Today, Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, introduced the READ Savannah task force, dedicated to improving literacy ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Two neighborhood association cleanups scheduled for Oct. 2

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Two neighborhood association cleanups scheduled for Oct. 2

SAVANNAH (Sept. 30) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will host community cleanups as part of the “2 Legit 2 Lit” campaign...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 27, 2021

City of Savannah restarting community programming

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City of Savannah restarting community programming

SAVANNAH (Sept. 27) – City of Savannah cultural arts, resource and community centers will reopen for city programming on...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 24, 2021

City mourns loss of long-time employee to COVID-19

Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, issued a resolution at the Sept. 23 city council meeting honoring the life and memory of Harold Robinson, Jr., who died from COVID-19 this month. 

Robinson served as a technician with the City of Savannah Building Mainten...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 22, 2021

City crews respond to minor sewage spills

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City crews respond to minor sewage spills

SAVANNAH (Sept. 22) – City of Savannah Sewer Conveyance staff responded to minor sewage spills Sept. 21 at 1599 Stiles...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 21, 2021

City crews respond to sewage spill

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City crews respond to sewage spill

SAVANNAH (Sept. 21) – City of Savannah Sewer Conveyance staff responded to a sewage spill Sept. 20 at 98 Darque Rd....

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Free COVID vaccine clinic on Thursday, Sept. 23

Join Alderwoman Linda Wilder-Bryan for a free COVID vaccine clinic on Thursday, Sept. 23, from 5-8 p.m. at Family Nation Community Church, 802 Pennsylvania Ave. 

Vaccines are available without an appointment to anyone 12 and older. A parent or gua...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Community cleanup scheduled for Sept. 18

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Community cleanup scheduled for Sept. 18

SAVANNAH (Sept. 17) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will host a community cleanup as part of her “2 Legit 2 Lit&rd...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 15, 2021

City to kick off United Way campaign

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City to kick off United Way campaign 

SAVANNAH (Sept. 15) – The City of Savannah will kick off its participation in the United Way of the Coastal Empire's annual ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Community cleanup scheduled for Sept. 17

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Community cleanup scheduled for Sept. 17

SAVANNAH (Sept. 15) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will host a community cleanup as part of her “2 Legit 2 Lit&rd...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Celebrate Savannah this Sunday, 9/12!

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Celebrate Savannah this Sunday, 9/12!

SAVANNAH (Sept. 11) – Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, has declared Sunday, Sept. 12, as Savannah Day. This ceremonial, local holi...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 10, 2021

City and partners to announce joint effort to incentivize COVID-19 vaccinations

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City and partners to announce joint effort to incentivize COVID-19 vaccinations

 

SAVANNAH (Sept. 10) – The City of Savannah, Savannah-Chatham County Pub...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 10, 2021

City of Savannah recycling collection delayed

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City of Savannah recycling collection delayed 

SAVANNAH (Sept. 10) – City of Savannah recycling collection is delayed, and pickup is scheduled to be com...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Draft Forsyth Park Master Plan available for feedback starting Sept. 14

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Draft Forsyth Park Master Plan available for feedback starting Sept. 14

 

SAVANNAH (Sept. 7) – Friends of Forsyth, in partnership...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 31, 2021

City departments moving to new facility on Interchange Drive

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City departments moving to new facility on Interchange Drive

SAVANNAH (Aug. 31) – The City of Savannah is opening a new state-of-the-art facility next month on ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Utility Services payment assistance and billing updates

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Utility Services payment assistance and billing updates

SAVANNAH (Aug. 30) – Utility payment assistance is available for City of Savannah utility customers with...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Interim city manager receives prestigious credential from ICMA

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Interim city manager receives prestigious credential from ICMA

SAVANNAH (Aug. 27) – Heath Lloyd, Interim City Manager for the City of Savannah, recently...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 19, 2021

Community cleanup scheduled for Aug. 20

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Community cleanup scheduled for Aug. 20

SAVANNAH (Aug. 19) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will host a community cleanup as part of her “2 Legit 2 Lit&rdq...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 19, 2021

Savannah Entrepreneurial Center closed for remodeling

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Savannah Entrepreneurial Center closed for remodeling

SAVANNAH (Aug. 19) – The Savannah Entrepreneurial Center lobby and computer lab will be closed to public a...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Employment office at EnMarket Arena site reopens

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Employment office at EnMarket Arena site reopens

SAVANNAH (Aug. 6) – The City of Savannah continues its commitment to hiring local residents to help build the EnMarket Ar...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Savannah welcomes Georgia Municipal Association for annual convention

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Savannah welcomes Georgia Municipal Association for annual convention

SAVANNAH (Aug. 6) – The City of Savannah is excited to welcome the Georgia Municipal Association, representing...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Holly Heights Park ribbon cutting

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Holly Heights Park ribbon cutting

SAVANNAH (Aug. 6) – The City of Savannah will hold a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Aug. 11, at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate the compl...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 5, 2021

City accepting proposals for Water Works Walkway Mural project

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City accepting proposals for Water Works Walkway Mural project

SAVANNAH (Aug. 5) – The City of Savannah has launched the request for proposals process for the Water Works...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 3, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination site relocating from Savannah Civic Center to Savannah Fire Headquarters

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COVID-19 vaccination site relocating from Savannah Civic Center to Savannah Fire Headquarters

Starting on Thursday, Aug. 5, COVID vaccines will be available on Th...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 3, 2021

At-Large Town Hall & Listening Session

 

Desk of Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter 

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At-Large Town Hall & Listening Session 

 

SAVANNAH (July 30, 2021) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter of Post 1, and Alderwoman Alicia Miller-Blak...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 30, 2021

City to kick off aluminum to-go cup pilot program

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City to kick off aluminum to-go cup pilot program

SAVANNAH (July 30) – The City of Savannah will celebrate the start of the aluminum to-go cup pilot program on Monday, Au...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Mayor Johnson signs emergency order requiring face coverings in the City of Savannah

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Mayor Johnson signs emergency order requiring face coverings in the City of Savannah

SAVANNAH (July 26) – Today, Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, signed an emergency order requi...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Public invited to millage rate hearings

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Public invited to millage rate hearings

SAVANNAH (July 13) - ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Savannah City Council selects new City Manager

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Savannah City Council selects new City Manager

SAVANNAH (July 22) – On Thursday, Savannah City Council voted unanimously to name Joseph “Jay” Melder a...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Mayor Johnson to hold news conference

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Mayor Johnson to hold news conference

SAVANNAH (July 23) – Mayor Van Johnson will hold a news conference on Monday, July 26, at 10 a.m. at city hall to provide ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Community cleanup scheduled for July 23

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Community cleanup scheduled for July 23

SAVANNAH (July 22) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will host a community cleanup as part of her “2 Legit 2 Lit&rdqu...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Mohawk Lake Park ribbon cutting

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Mohawk Lake Park ribbon cutting

SAVANNAH (July 13) – Sixth District Alderman Kurtis Purtee and Mayor Van Johnson will hold a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion a...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Recycling collection to be back on schedule tomorrow

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Recycling collection to be back on schedule tomorrow

SAVANNAH (July 13) – City of Savannah residential recycling collections are scheduled to be back on time by Wednesday, July 14....

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 7, 2021

City offices to close early due to Tropical Storm Elsa

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City offices to close early due to Tropical Storm Elsa

SAVANNAH (July 7) – The City of Savannah will suspend operations as follows in response to expected impacts from Tropical Sto...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Open houses scheduled about the future of the Fairgrounds property

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Open houses scheduled about the future of the Fairgrounds property

SAVANNAH (July 2) – Fifth District Alderwoman and Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Estella E. Shab...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Community cleanup scheduled for July 2

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Community cleanup scheduled for July 2 

SAVANNAH (June 30) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will host a community cleanup in Frazier Homes as part of her &ld...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Community cleanup scheduled for June 25

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Community cleanup scheduled for June 25

SAVANNAH (June 23) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will host a community cleanup at Abercorn Street and DeRenne Avenue as part of...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Detour on northbound Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard

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Detour on northbound Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard 

SAVANNAH (June 22) – Northbound Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard between Oglethorpe Avenue and Broughton Street is being det...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 22, 2021

City of Savannah announces 2022 funding opportunities

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City of Savannah announces 2022 funding opportunities: Arts and Culture Enrichment and Community Partnership Program

SAVANNAH (June 22) – The City of S...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 22, 2021

First Tuesday Tours of City Hall resume July 6

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First Tuesday Tours of City Hall resume July 6

SAVANNAH (June 22) – Did you know the dome to Savannah’s City Hall was not always gold? Did you know th...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 21, 2021

Applications now open for Savannah Youth Council

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Applications now open for Savannah Youth Council 

SAVANNAH (June 21) – Applications are now open for rising eighth graders to apply for the Savannah Youth Counci...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Mayor Johnson to hold news conference on Friday

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Mayor Johnson to hold news conference on Friday

SAVANNAH (June 16) – Mayor Van Johnson will hold a news conference on Friday, June 18, at 3 p.m. to announce the next elem...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Community cleanup scheduled for June 18

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Community cleanup scheduled for June 18

SAVANNAH (June 16) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will host a community cleanup in Yamacraw Village as part of her “2 ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Savannah City Manager finalists announced

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Savannah City Manager finalists announced

SAVANNAH (June 15) – Today, Savannah Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, announced the Savannah City Council narrowed the pool o...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Community cleanup scheduled for June 11

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Community cleanup scheduled for June 11

SAVANNAH (June 10) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will host a community cleanup in the Cloverdale community as part of her &...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Mayor Johnson to recognize National Gun Violence Awareness Day

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Mayor Johnson to recognize National Gun Violence Awareness Day

SAVANNAH (June 3) – Mayor Van Johnson will honor victims of gun violence and recognize National G...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Grand opening of new Highlands Fire Station

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Grand opening of new Highlands Fire Station 

SAVANNAH (June 3) – The Savannah Fire Department and the City of Savannah will celebrate the grand opening...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Sanitation schedule adjusted for Memorial Day

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Sanitation schedule adjusted for Memorial Day

SAVANNAH (May 27) – The City of Savannah Sanitation Department will operate on an adjusted schedule next week due to the Mem...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Mayor Johnson to welcome Marco Polo ship to Savannah

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Mayor Johnson to welcome Marco Polo ship to Savannah

SAVANNAH (May 25) – Mayor Van Johnson will welcome the CMA CGM Marco Polo, the largest vessel to call the U.S. East C...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Community cleanup scheduled for May 21

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Community cleanup scheduled for May 21

SAVANNAH (May 20) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will host a community cleanup as part of her “2 Legit 2 Lit”...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Underground work temporarily closes job office at Savannah Arena site

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Underground work temporarily closes job office at Savannah Arena site

SAVANNAH (May 19) – The City of Savannah Economic Development Department and WorkSource Co...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 11, 2021

City aims to re-imagine recreation

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City aims to re-imagine recreation

SAVANNAH (May 11) – Beginning May 12, Team Savannah will be in neighborhood parks, at coffee shops, and community events across the City where re...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Amazon to open fulfillment center in Savannah

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Amazon to open fulfillment center in Savannah

SAVANNAH (May 7) – Today, Amazon announced it will expand its significant presence in Georgia with a new fulfillment center...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Mayor Johnson announces new campaign to curb gun violence over next 100 days

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Mayor Johnson announces new campaign to curb gun violence over next 100 days

SAVANNAH (May 7) – Today, Mayor Van Johnson announced a community initiative asking moms to t...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Mayor Johnson to hold news conference on Friday

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Mayor Johnson to hold news conference on Friday

SAVANNAH (May 4) – Mayor Van Johnson will hold a news conference on Friday, May 7, at 3 p.m. to announce a new initiative ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 4, 2021

City of Savannah 2021 summer camp registration begins

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 City of Savannah 2021 summer camp registration begins

SAVANNAH (May 4) – The City of Savannah will offer weekly youth summer camps from June 7 through...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Community cleanup scheduled for April 30

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Community cleanup scheduled for April 30

SAVANNAH (April 29) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will host a community cleanup as part of her “2 Legit 2 Lit&rd...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Springfield Terrace School, Water Works Pump House nominated to National Register of Historic Places

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Springfield Terrace School, Savannah Water Works Pump House nominated to the National Register of Historic Places

SAVANNAH (April 22) – The City of Savannah through the G...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Youth baseball and track seasons to open April 21

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Youth baseball and track seasons to open April 21

SAVANNAH (April 20) – The Savannah Recreation and Leisure Services Department will open youth baseball and youth track s...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Service line protection available for City of Savannah homeowners

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Service line protection available for City of Savannah homeowners

SAVANNAH (April 13) – The City of Savannah has partnered with Service Line Warranties of Ameri...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Mayor Johnson to host topping out ceremony at arena site

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Mayor Johnson to host topping out ceremony at arena site

SAVANNAH (April 13) – Mayor Van Johnson will hold a news conference at the Savannah Arena site on Wedne...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 2, 2021

New information kiosks installed at two City-run cemeteries

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New information kiosks installed at two City-run cemeteries

SAVANNAH (April 2) – The City of Savannah’s Cemetery Division recently installed new gravesite locat...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Community feedback needed on Forsyth Park Master Plan designs

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Community feedback needed on Forsyth Park Master Plan designs

SAVANNAH (April 2) – Friends of Forsyth needs community feedback on two design options for the For...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 1, 2021

City to recognize Fair Housing Month with workshops, events

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City to recognize Fair Housing Month with workshops, events

SAVANNAH (April 1) – The City of Savannah Human Services Department is hosting a series of outdoor e...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Outdoor recreation facilities closed due to pandemic will reopen April 1

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Outdoor recreation facilities closed due to pandemic will reopen April 1

SAVANNAH (March 30) – City of Savannah outdoor recreation facilities, including playgrounds, base...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Savannah to celebrate Earth Day throughout April

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Savannah to celebrate Earth Day throughout April 

SAVANNAH (March 29) – This year, Savannah-Chatham Sustainability Coalition (SCSC) will establish a new traditio...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 19, 2021

City Manager to hold media availability on Monday, March 22

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City Manager to hold media availability on Monday, March 22

SAVANNAH (March 19) – City Manager Michael Brown will be available to the media on Monday, March 22 at 3 p.m. ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 18, 2021

City offices to close at 1 p.m. today due to anticipated severe weather

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City offices to close at 1 p.m. today due to anticipated severe weather

SAVANNAH (March 18) – Chatham County has decided to suspend their services due to the weather fore...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Recorder's Court schedule adjusted on March 18 due to inclement weather

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 Recorder's Court schedule adjusted on March 18 due to inclement weather 

SAVANNAH (March 17) – Recorder’s Court will only hear tr...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 13, 2021

Construction Ready Training Program Expands into Savannah in March

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 Construction Ready Training Program Expands into Savannah in March

SAVANNAH (March 13) – The Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CE...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Mayor Johnson to announce new construction training program

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Mayor Johnson to announce new construction training program

SAVANNAH (March 11) – Mayor Van Johnson and the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia will ho...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Community cleanup scheduled in Tremont Park on March 6

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Community cleanup scheduled in Tremont Park on March 6

SAVANNAH (March 4) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will launch the “2 Legit 2 Lit” community c...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Mayor Johnson to hold news conference at arena site

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Mayor Johnson to hold news conference at arena site

SAVANNAH (Feb. 19) – Mayor Van Johnson will hold his weekly news conference on Monday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. at the Savannah Arena ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Mayor Johnson introduces Savannability task force

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Mayor Johnson introduces Savannability task force

SAVANNAH (Feb. 3) – Today, Mayor Van Johnson introduced the Savannability task force, dedicated to making the City of Sa...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 28, 2021

City of Savannah debuts new virtual art classes

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City of Savannah debuts new virtual art classes

SAVANNAH (Jan. 28) – Registration is now open for new virtual classes from the Savannah Cultural Arts Center. Visual and performing ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Alderwoman Lanier to hold news conference

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Alderwoman Lanier to hold news conference

SAVANNAH (Jan. 25) – First District Alderwoman Bernetta Lanier will hold a news conference on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 1:30 p.m. to discuss We...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Virtual feedback meeting scheduled about proposed animal ordinance

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Virtual feedback meeting scheduled about proposed animal ordinance

SAVANNAH (Jan. 15) – Join Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 11 a.m. for...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Mayor Johnson named one of Georgia Trend’s 100 most influential Georgians

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Mayor Johnson named one of Georgia Trend’s 100 most influential Georgians

SAVANNAH (Jan. 13) – Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, has been named among Georgia ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Weave-A-Dream Program opens 2021 application period for creative and cultural programming

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Weave-A-Dream Program opens 2021 application period for creative and cultural programming

SAVANNAH (Jan. 12) – The City of Savannah Cultural Resources Department will ope...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 12, 2021

City of Savannah to participate in national memorial for COVID-19 victims

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City of Savannah to participate in national memorial for COVID-19 victims

SAVANNAH (Jan. 12) – The City of Savannah is inviting houses of worship, businesses and individu...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Savannah CARES task force to host resident outreach interviews

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Savannah CARES task force to host resident outreach interviews

SAVANNAH (Jan.5) – The Savannah Citizens Accountability and Review of Emergency Services (CARES) task force will host...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Alderwoman Bernetta Lanier to host creative placemaking panel discussion

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Alderwoman Bernetta Lanier to host creative placemaking panel discussion 

SAVANNAH (Dec. 28) – District 1 Alderwoman Bernetta Lanier will host a virtual panel discussion f...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Mayor Johnson named Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Citizen of the Year

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Mayor Johnson named Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Citizen of the Year

SAVANNAH (Dec. 23) – Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, received the 2020 Citizen of the Year award from the...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 18, 2020

City of Savannah to donate canned food to America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia

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City of Savannah to donate canned food to America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia

SAVANNAH (Dec. 18) – The City of Savannah will donate canned food collecte...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Virtual community forum scheduled for District 5

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Virtual community forum scheduled for District 5

SAVANNAH (Dec. 17) – District 5 Alderwoman and Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Estella Shabazz will host a virtual ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Savannah nearly doubles Municipal Equality Index

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Savannah nearly doubles Municipal Equality Index

SAVANNAH (Dec. 9) – The City of Savannah has nearly doubled its Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index or MEI in...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Sanitation 2021 schedule distribution

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Sanitation 2021 schedule distribution

SAVANNAH (Dec. 8) – The City of Savannah Sanitation Department began distributing 2021 calendar packets today and will continue dist...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Virtual community forum scheduled for Districts 2, 3, 4 and 6

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Virtual community forum scheduled for Districts 2, 3, 4 and 6

SAVANNAH (Dec. 8) – District 2 Alderman Detric Leggett, District 3 Alderwoman Linda Wilder-Bryan, District 4...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Second virtual meeting scheduled about community benefits agreement

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Second virtual meeting scheduled about community benefits agreement

SAVANNAH (Nov. 25) – The City of Savannah will host a second virtual meeting about creating ...

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