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Savannah considering $12M land swap with SCAD

December 5, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

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 unseat incumbent mayors in Savannah, Albany

December 4, 2019

Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia voters on Tuesday rejected incumbent mayors in Savannah, Albany and three Atlanta suburbs in runoff elections.

Johnson wins mayor’s race

December 4, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Alderman Van Johnson has defeated incumbent Mayor Eddie DeLoach in the run-off election with all 53 precincts reporting results.

Groundbreaking ceremony signals industrial hub on the move

November 22, 2019

Effingham Herald

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.

Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub breaks ground

November 22, 2019

Savannah Morning News

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday for a massive new industrial development that Effingham County condemned the land for 14 years ago.

Former Savannah mayor tells story behind civil rights exhibit photos

November 22, 2019

Savannah Morning News

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.

Council OKs DNA, psychological testing for Savannah police

November 20, 2019

Savannah Morning News

City council approved contract renewals on several police department-related purchases at Monday’s council meeting.

Savannah Alderman Shabazz wants halt on arena spending

November 19, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Voters approved funding the arena project through SPLOST in two referendums. The $165 million arena is to be built west of downtown and is seen as a catalyst for development for the area.

Council preps for budget, plans Monday hearing

November 18, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Savannah’s elected leaders and city staff spent most of Friday going over the city’s proposed $425 million total budget for 2020.

Council approves wharf repairs, cemetery work

November 15, 2019

Savannah Morning News

The city has renewed an annual contract for conservation of Savannah’s five city cemeteries.

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