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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Land Bank Authority takes action to protect housing affordability

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Land Bank Authority takes action to protect housing affordability

SAVANNAH (Aug. 10) – On Aug. 9, the Chatham County/City of Savannah Land Bank Authority adopted new affordability guid...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Savannah community survey launched as part of police chief search

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Savannah community survey launched as part of police chief search

SAVANNAH (Aug. 10) – The City of Savannah has launched a survey to attain community input regarding the search for a n...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Savannah’s search for next Chief of Police to focus on community engagement

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Savannah’s search for next Chief of Police to focus on community engagement

SAVANNAH (Aug. 4) – The City of Savannah will soon launch a public engagement process as part of t...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Savannah invests in public safety wage increases

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Savannah invests in public safety wage increases

Police retention, referral and lateral entry programs also implemented

SAVANNAH (Aug. 1) – Over the weekend, the City of Savannah imple...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

City Council votes to adopt lowest millage rate since 1987

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City Council votes to adopt lowest millage rate since 1987

SAVANNAH (July 28) – Savannah City Council voted, 6-3, this evening to approve a millage rate of 12.2, which is the city&...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

City Manager proposes major investments in public safety in tandem with reduction in millage rate

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City Manager proposes major investments in public safety in tandem with reduction in millage rate

SAVANNAH (July 14) – During the first formal City Council discussion on the ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Applications now open for Savannah Youth Council

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SAVANNAH (July 12) – Applications open today for rising eighth graders to apply for the Savann...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

City of Savannah to consider reduction in millage rate to lowest level since 1987

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City of Savannah to consider reduction in millage rate to lowest level since 1987

SAVANNAH (June 30) – The City of Savannah will soon consider its lowest millage rate since 1987, whic...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Savannah Police Department to begin leadership transition at end of July following Police Chief’s no

Savannah Police Department to begin leadership transition at end of July following Police Chief’s nomination to federal post

SAVANNAH (June 30) – After a four-year tenure, Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter will step dow...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Alderman Palumbo receives recognition from Georgia Municipal Association

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Alderman Palumbo receives recognition from Georgia Municipal Association

SAVANNAH (June 29) – District 4 Alderman Nick Palumbo received the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institut...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Alderman Purtee receives recognition from Georgia Municipal Association

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Alderman Purtee receives recognition from Georgia Municipal Association

SAVANNAH (June 29) – District 6 Alderman Kurtis Purtee received the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institut...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Sign-up now available for 100% Savannah working groups

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Sign-up now available for 100% Savannah working groups

SAVANNAH (June 22) – The City of Savannah's Office of Sustainability is now accepting community members to be...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

City of Savannah announces 2023 funding opportunities

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City of Savannah announces 2023 funding opportunities

 

SAVANNAH (June 21) – The City of Savannah is now accepting 2023 Arts and Culture Enrichment (ACE) applicat...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

City to host Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee Meeting

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City to host Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee Meeting 

SAVANNAH (June 21) – The City of Savannah will host a Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee (DIF...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Mayor’s Weekly Media Availability Notification

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Mayor’s Weekly Media Availability Notification

SAVANNAH (June 17) – The Mayor’s media availability for June 21 has been canceled. The weekly media availa...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

City of Savannah now offers expanded pool schedule

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City of Savannah now offers expanded pool schedule

 

SAVANNAH (June 14) – City of Savannah’s Recreation and Leisure Services department now offers...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

City congratulates fire chief on new opportunity

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City congratulates fire chief on new opportunity

SAVANNAH (June 13) – After a highly successful tenure, Savannah Fire Chief Derik Minard will step down from his role with the...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Construction on final phase of Waters Avenue Streetscape Project begins this week

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Construction on final phase of Waters Avenue Streetscape Project begins this week

SAVANNAH (June 10) – The Waters Avenue Phase III Streetscape Project ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

City of Savannah sponsors annual Juneteenth celebration

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SAVANNAH (June 9) – The Daughters of Mary Magdalene and the City of Savannah will host the Origin...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

City of Savannah recognizes June as Pride Month

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The City of Savannah recognizes June as LGBTQ+ Pride month. To observe this holiday, the LGBTQ+ ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

City partners with Savannah Regional Central Labor Council to host union job fair

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City partners with Savannah Regional Central Labor Council to host union job fair

SAVANNAH (June 1) – The City’s Working Savannah Taskforce is partnering ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

United Way presents City of Savannah with Craig Harney Philanthropy Award

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United Way presents City of Savannah with Craig Harney Philanthropy Award

 

SAVANNAH (May 20) – The United Way of the Coastal Empire (UWCE) presented the City of Sav...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Detour scheduled for southbound Veterans Parkway traffic

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Detour scheduled for southbound Veterans Parkway traffic 

SAVANNAH (May 20) – Southbound Veterans Parkway will close for road construction at 7 a.m. Saturd...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

City announces rescheduled Aldermanic District meetings to discuss accessory dwelling units

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City announces rescheduled Aldermanic District meetings to discuss accessory dwelling units

SAVANNAH (May 19) – The City of Savannah has rescheduled two Aldermanic ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Municipal Archives opens new online exhibit exploring Savannah’s Jim Crow era

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Municipal Archives opens new online exhibit exploring Savannah’s Jim Crow era

 

SAVANNAH (May 12) – The City of Savannah’s Municipal Archives, in...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

City of Savannah celebrates partnership anniversary with Service Line Warranties of America

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SAVANNAH (May 10) – One year ago, the City of Savannah began ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

City rolls out two new programs to support low to moderate income residents with job certification

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City rolls out two new programs to support low to moderate income residents with job certification

 

SAVANNAH (May 5) – The City of Savannah’s Hu...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

City to host Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee Meeting to review Methodology Report

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City to host Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee Meeting to review Methodology Report

SAVANNAH (Apr. 29) – The City of Savannah will host two Development Impact Fee Ad...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

The City announces call for artists for storm drain art project

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The City announces call for artists for storm drain art project

 

SAVANNAH (April 27) – The City of Savannah is seeking proposals from local artists to ins...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Come join 2 Legit 2 Lit for another community cleanup

 

 

Come join 2 Legit 2 Lit for another community cleanup

 

SAVANNAH (April 22) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter is teaming back up with the Jenkins High School student chapter of her 2 Legit 2 Lit anti-litter and cleanup ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Shabazz Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’

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Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Shabazz Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’  

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SAVANNAH (April 21) &am...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

City’s Office of Sustainability to host Earth Day Savannah 2022

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City’s Office of Sustainability to host Earth Day Savannah 2022

 

SAVANNAH (April 20) – The City of Savannah's Office of Sustain...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

City will not host 2022 Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon, keeping 2023 options open

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City will not host 2022 Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon, keeping 2023 options open

SAVANNAH (April 18) – The City of Savannah will not ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

City to host Aldermanic District meetings to discuss accessory dwelling units

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City to host Aldermanic District meetings to discuss accessory dwelling units

SAVANNAH (April 15) – To address the need for additional housing in our community, the...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

City to host Mayor’s Small Business Conference May 5

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City to host Mayor’s Small Business Conference May 5

SAVANNAH (April 15) – Registration is now open for the 2022 Mayor's Small Business Conference, scheduled for Thursday, Ma...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

City to announce Summer Fun & Safety initiative on April 18

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City to announce Summer Fun & Safety initiative on April 18

SAVANNAH (April 13) – The City of Savannah will host a press event to highlight the Summer Fun &...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

City crews respond to minor sewage spill

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City crews respond to minor sewage spill

SAVANNAH (April 8) – City of Savannah Sewer Conveyance staff responded to a minor sewage spill today at 1724 E. 3...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

City of Savannah to celebrate opening of new crosswalk as part of Vision Zero initiative

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 City of Savannah to celebrate opening of new crosswalk as part of Vision Zero initiative

 

SAVANNAH (April 7) – The City of Savannah will host a ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

City of Savannah 2022 summer camp registration begins

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 City of Savannah 2022 summer camp registration begins

 

SAVANNAH (April 5) – The City of Savannah will offer weekly youth summer camps beginning on May 31 ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

City of Savannah and Savannah Technical College to announce job-training partnership

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 City of Savannah and Savannah Technical College to announce job-training partnership

 

SAVANNAH (April 5) – The City of Savannah and Savannah Tec...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

DOT Shuttle to adjust schedule for Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon

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DOT Shuttle to adjust schedule for Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon

 

SAVANNAH (March 30, 2022) – Due to the Publix Savannah Women’...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

City acknowledges Fair Housing Month with a Block Party and Resource Fair

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City acknowledges Fair Housing Month with a Block Party and Resource Fair

 

SAVANNAH, GA (March 30) —The City of Savannah's Human Services Departm...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

City of Savannah to host local disadvantaged business leaders for energy and construction networking

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City of Savannah to host local disadvantaged business leaders for energy and construction networking event

SAVANNAH (March 25) – The City of Savannah will host a ne...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Springfield Terrace School added to the National Register of Historic Places

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Springfield Terrace School added to the National Register of Historic Places

SAVANNAH (March 25) – The City of Savannah, through the Georgia Department of Community Affair...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

City and partners to break ground on homes for families experiencing homelessness

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City and partners to break ground on homes for families experiencing homelessness

 

SAVANNAH, GA (March 22) — The City of Savannah and the CHSA Development...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Mayor Johnson reminds eventgoers to be mindful of human trafficking risks

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Mayor Johnson reminds eventgoers to be mindful of human trafficking risks

SAVANNAH (March 16) — St. Patrick’s Day is returning for the first time since 2019 and as with any large scal...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

City to hold media briefing regarding St. Patrick’s Day on March 16

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City to hold media briefing regarding St. Patrick’s Day on March 16

SAVANNAH (March 15) — The City of Savannah will hold a media briefing regarding St. Patrick&...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Dean Forest Landfill receives fifth straight perfect inspection

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Dean Forest Landfill receives fifth straight perfect inspection

SAVANNAH (March 8) — Earlier this year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental P...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Student chapter of 2 Legit 2 Lit campaign to host community cleanup

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Student chapter of 2 Legit 2 Lit campaign to host community cleanup

SAVANNAH (March 4) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter is teaming up with the Jenkins High School ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Rock the Block Community Cleanup Scheduled for Districts 2 and 3

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Rock the Block Community Cleanup Scheduled for Districts 2 and 3 throughout the month of March

 

SAVANNAH (Feb. 28) – Alderwoman Linda Wilder Bryan of Dist...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

City of Savannah selected to participate in a National League of Cities’ Economic Project

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City of Savannah selected to participate in a National League of Cities’ project to boost economic inclusion for residents and businesses

SAVANNAH (Feb. 25) – Mayor Van R. J...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Student chapter of 2 Legit 2 Lit campaign to host community cleanup

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Student chapter of 2 Legit 2 Lit campaign to host community cleanup

SAVANNAH (Feb. 18) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter is teaming up with the Jenkins High School ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

City to host development impact fee committee meeting on Feb. 23

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City to host development impact fee committee meeting on Feb. 23

SAVANNAH (Feb. 17) – The City of Savannah will be hosting a meeting of the Development Impact Fee ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

City crews respond to minor sewage spill

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City crews respond to minor sewage spill

SAVANNAH (Feb. 17) – City of Savannah Sewer Conveyance staff responded to a minor sewage spill yesterday at 2400 Dean Fore...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Park and Tree Commission to hold Arbor Day tree planting at Windsor Forest Elementary

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Park and Tree Commission to hold Arbor Day tree planting at Windsor Forest Elementary

 

SAVANNAH (Feb. 17) – The City of Savannah and the Park & Tree C...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

City crews respond to minor sewage spill

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City crews respond to minor sewage spill

SAVANNAH (Feb. 15) – City of Savannah Sewer Conveyance staff responded to a minor sewage spill yesterday at 785 King Georg...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

City will cut ribbon to recognize completion of West Savannah Mural tomorrow

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City will cut ribbon to recognize completion of West Savannah Mural tomorrow

 

SAVANNAH (Feb. 15) – The City of Savannah will officially recognize the comp...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Savannah Water Works Pump House added to the National Register of Historic Places

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Savannah Water Works Pump House added to the National Register of Historic Places

SAVANNAH (Feb. 8) – The City of Savannah, through the Georgia Department...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Job fairs being hosted this month

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Job fairs being hosted this month

The City of Savannah is hosting job fairs for our Sanitation and Infrastructure and Development teams to fill a variety of positions. This ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

City to unveil sign for Ridgewood Park tomorrow

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City to unveil sign for Ridgewood Park tomorrow

SAVANNAH (Feb. 8) – The City of Savannah will host a ceremony to unveil the sign officially designating Ridgewood P...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Enmarket Arena to open with Community Day on Feb. 5

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Enmarket Arena to open with Community Day on Feb. 5

SAVANNAH (Jan. 26) – The City of Savannah and Oak View Group Facilities will host a ribbon cutting, followed by...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

City establishes Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement, hires director

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City establishes Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement, hires director

SAVANNAH (Jan. 12) – The City of Savannah has established the Office of Neighborhood Safety ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

City taps new recycling director

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City taps new recycling director

SAVANNAH (Jan. 12) – The City of Savannah has hired Kevin Exley to be the commercial refuse, recycling and litter abatement director in t...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

City to roll out new electric vehicle fleet Wednesday

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City to roll out new electric vehicle fleet Wednesday

SAVANNAH (Jan. 11) – The City of Savannah will host a media availability to introduce the community to the city&...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Enmarket Arena opening postponed to February

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Enmarket Arena opening postponed to February

SAVANNAH (Jan. 11) – The City of Savannah is postponing this weekend’s opening of the new ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Fairgrounds project community meetings to be held Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022

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Fairgrounds project community meetings to be held next Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022

SAVANNAH (Jan. 7) – Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Estella Edwards Shabazz, the City of Savannah and P3 Joint Ven...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

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. 6) – For the second consecutive year, Mayor Van R. Johnson, I...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

City creates affordable housing with sale of Drayton Street property

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City creates affordable housing with sale of Drayton Street property

SAVANNAH (Jan. 5) - The City of Savannah closed on the sale of land at 1700 Drayton St. last week, taking a maj...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

City announces opening logistics information for Enmarket Arena

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City announces opening logistics information for Enmarket Arena

SAVANNAH (Dec. 22) – The Enmarket Arena is slated to open in January, marking the culmination of the City ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Alderwoman At-Large Kesha Gibson-Carter presents Savannah’s 2nd annual Kwanzaa Krawl

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Alderwoman At-Large Kesha Gibson-Carter presents Savannah’s 2nd annual Kwanzaa Krawl & 38th annual citywide celebration

SAVANNAH (Dec. 21) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter will...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

City to host grand opening of Floyd Adams, Jr. City Services Complex

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City to host grand opening of Floyd Adams, Jr. City Services Complex

SAVANNAH (Dec. 20) – The City of Savannah will host a grand opening for the Floyd Adams, Jr. City Ser...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

City to host Grant Center groundbreaking ceremony

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City to host Grant Center groundbreaking ceremony

SAVANNAH (Dec. 9) – The City of Savannah will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Grant Center on Monday, Dec. 13...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Community cleanup scheduled for Dec. 4

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Community cleanup scheduled for Dec. 4

SAVANNAH (Dec. 3) – Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter joins efforts with Commissioner Tanya Milton for fire service outreach and commu...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Community feedback needed to repurpose Water Works building

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Community feedback needed to repurpose Water Works building

SAVANNAH (Dec. 1) – The City of Savannah is seeking community feedback about repurposing the historic Water Wo...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Shabazz hosting Fabulous 5th cleanup this month

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Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Shabazz hosting Fabulous 5th cleanup this month

SAVANNAH (Dec. 2) – Join Mayor Pro Tem and 5th district Alderwoman Dr. Estella Edwards Shabazz for the F...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Utility bill payment assistance available through EOA

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Utility bill payment assistance available through EOA

SAVANNAH (Dec. 7) – The City of Savannah is partnering with the Economic Opportunity Authority of Savannah-Chatham C...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Mayor Johnson introduces AAPI for Savannah

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Mayor Johnson introduces AAPI for Savannah

SAVANNAH (Dec. 2) – Today, Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, introduced AAPI for Savannah, a taskforce dedicated to making the City of ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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