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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Noteworthy Savannah digital postcard collection

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Noteworthy Savannah digital postcard collection

The Municipal Archives is pleased to announce a new collection of Savannah-area postcards donated by the city’s ...

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Posted on: October 27, 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. 27) - The City of Savannah, AECOM Hunt and Oak View Group will host a job fair on Saturday, Oct. 30,...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Savannah's Construction Ready Training Program graduates first class

The Construction Education Foundation of Georgia graduated its first Construction Ready class in Savannah on Friday, June 11. All graduates matched with local employers and immediately started their new careers.

“The Construction Ready training h...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Grand opening of new Highlands Fire Station

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Grand opening of new Highlands Fire Station

SAVANNAH (June 9) – The Savannah Fire Department and the City of Savannah celebrated the grand opening of Highlands Fire Stati...

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Posted on: May 21, 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 (May 21) – The City of Savannah through the Geo...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Help shape Savannah's first housing affordability plan

The Housing Savannah task force is actively working on creating Savannah's first Housing Affordability Plan that includes several strategies for addressing Savannah's growing housing affordability crisis, and needs community feedback.&am...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Arena topping out ceremony ushers in next phase of construction

On April 14, the City of Savannah celebrated a major milestone for the Savannah Arena project with the topping out ceremony.

It symbolizes reaching the maximum height of the structure. By topping out, the arena moves into the next phase of construction, in...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Know the facts + get your vax

The City of Savannah and Chatham County are teaming up with community partners to encourage our community to know the facts about COVID-19 vaccines and get vaccinated. 

Research shows those 18-29 are the least likely to get a vaccine, but in Georg...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Schedule a community meeting about Plan 2040

Are you a neighborhood or faith leader? The MPC is available to attend your April meeting to discuss Plan 2040, a five-year update of Chatham County and the City of Savannah's existing comprehensive plan. It will be used as a guide to help make p...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine site to open at Civic Center

The City of Savannah, Gulfstream Aerospace, Hospice Savannah and Savannah Technical College are partnering to bring a COVID-19 mass vaccination site to the Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.

"This site is perfect for a variety of reasons,&q...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Resident feedback needed on 100% Clean Energy Resolution

The City of Savannah is seeking community input and participation to help create the city's first clean energy plan.

In March 2020, the Savannah City Council passed Savannah's 100 percent clean energy resolution, which says all electricit...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Now Hiring: Help build the Savannah Arena

The City of Savannah is committed to hiring local residents to help build the Savannah Arena, the city's largest capital investment in a construction project in history. The city's Economic Development Department and WorkSource Coastal h...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Blight eradication a focus of City of Savannah 2021 budget

One of the six policy priority areas included in the City of Savannah 2021 budget is blight eradication. The effort is already underway in West Savannah, with new homes replacing vacant, blighted properties on Cumming Street. 

Longtime residents s...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Savannah Arena Job Fair on Feb. 13

AECOM Hunt will host a job fair for upcoming work at the Savannah Arena on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.

Attendees can explore a career in the construction industry, connect with local unions,...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Savannah Police Department 2021 budget initiatives

One of the Savannah City Council's six policy priority areas in the approved 2021 budget is reducing violent crime, including homicides and gun offenses. The council approved a $4 million increase to the Savannah Police Department budget for 2021...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

City Council passes 2021 budget with increased focus on specific initiatives

On Friday, Dec. 18, the Savannah City Council passed a balanced 2021 budget with six policy priority areas. 

The six policy priority areas included in the 2021 budget are:

  • Poverty, especially childhood poverty
  • Income inequality
  • Viol...
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Posted on: December 21, 2020

City Council passes 2021 budget with increased focus on specific initiatives

On Friday, Dec. 18, the Savannah City Council passed a balanced 2021 budget that does not include any tax increases, fee increases, layoffs or furloughs.

The 2021 budget lists six policy priority areas:

  • Poverty, especially childho...
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