Cities In The News


Savannah City Council to elect mayor pro-tem

January 16, 2020

Savannah Morning News

Savannah City Council members and mayor will have a busy first meeting day on Thursday, Jan. 16, as they hold their first voting meeting.

Savannah City Council sets goals at retreat

January 15, 2020

Savannah Morning News

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.

Van Johnson sworn in as Savannah mayor

January 2, 2020

Savannah Morning News

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.

Savannah police add crime-forecast software, fingerprint scanners

December 16, 2019

Savannah Morning News

The Savannah Police Department is purchasing a new tool in an effort to combat crime.

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.

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