Savannah City Council members and mayor will have a busy first meeting day on Thursday, Jan. 16, as they hold their first voting meeting.
Colorful sticky notes penned with goals covered the wall in a civic center meeting room this week as Savannah’s elected officials met to lay out how they want to make the city a better place.
Savannah Mayor-elect Van Johnson II on Wednesday became mayor before a church full of celebrants gathered for the 157th Annual Emancipation Proclamation Celebration of President Abraham Lincoln’s edict ending slavery in the Confederate states.
The Savannah Police Department is purchasing a new tool in an effort to combat crime.
The city of Savannah is considering a $12 million land swap with the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) that would help it build a new police headquarters, Savannah Now reports.
Georgia voters on Tuesday rejected incumbent mayors in Savannah, Albany and three Atlanta suburbs in runoff elections.
Alderman Van Johnson has defeated incumbent Mayor Eddie DeLoach in the run-off election with all 53 precincts reporting results.
About 125 business and government leaders saw much more than heavy equipment and mounds of dirt at the Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub (SGIH) on Thursday. They spotted tremendous economic potential for Effingham County and Georgia, too.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday for a massive new industrial development that Effingham County condemned the land for 14 years ago.
Otis Johnson, who would go on to become Savannah’s mayor 40 years later, stands as a young man amid Armstrong State College’s class of 1964 after integrating the institution.