Landing on America’s best cities for a quickie by the 2019 Hotwire Index, Savannah provides a well-rounded experience for a ‘quickie’ trip.“Now more than ever, consumers crave quick, bite-sized experiences to keep up with their fast-paced lifestyles, and travel is no exception,” Hotwire said.
Savannah City Council is expected to consider approval of a 1 cent sales tax intergovernmental agreement with Chatham County at Thursday’s regular meeting.
Canada-based Anatolia Tile + Stone will expand their operations to Savannah, creating 124 new jobs and investing $98 million at two facilities at the Savannah River International Trade Park located off of Jimmy DeLoach Parkway.
Savannah city officials will hold a grand opening weekend for the Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center, called PARC, on Friday and Saturday.
Savannah City Council approved a contract modification on July 2 for the Phase III infrastructure design at Savannah Gardens.The contract is with Thomas and Hutton Engineering. The SPLOST project price will increase by $180,750.
The editorial board of this newspaper recently called for more Savannah residents to run in the city elections in November.The qualifying period goes from Aug. 19 to 23, so time is getting short.
Last month, Savannah added two new electric cars to its city fleet.
Following a long discussion, explanations and a bit of horse trading on the fly, Savannah aldermen voted on July 2 to begin the eminent domain process to obtain needed rights-of-way on West Gwinnett Street.Eminent domain is the right of the government to take property for the public good. The owners are paid for the property.
The property was given to the city by the owner, Figure 8, LLC. The land is located at New Hampstead Parkway and Little Neck Road.
Tony Center has announced he will run for Savannah’s District 2 At-Large aldermanic seat in this November’s municipal election.