The City of Savannah will hold a major block party at the Waters Avenue Shopping Center to celebrate revitalization and the Arts on Waters program. There will be art exhibition, community services booths, health screenings, fitness demo, live performances, arts & crafts, food trucks and more. You can check out DJ Wildlyfe Beezy spinnin’ the tunes. It all starts at 10 a.m. on November 16th and lasts until 1 p.m. The Waters Avenue corridor is undergoing revitalization and st
The Publix Savannah Women’s Half and 5K will affect traffic from early morning to around noon in the downtown area on April 6. The races will begin in Forsyth Park at Drayton Street and E. Waldburg Street at 7:30 a.m., but closures to all affected streets will begin at 6:30 a.m. A full map of the course and closures is available at THIS LINK. The runners will run north on Drayton Street, turn right on E. Broughton Street, left on Lincoln Street, left on E. Bryan Street, left
Savannah is in a substantial and accelerating growth curve. Much of that is positive for the community at large, but some things will have a deleterious effect on neighborhoods. There are always going to be smart, clever developers who will find ways to exploit loopholes, like using two inns to circumvent the hotel restrictions, (and there will always be loopholes; no book of ordinances will ever be bulletproof), so it is necessary for neighbors to be ever vigilant to protect
Step Up Savannah has created a short series of skills seminars, intended for all those in our community who have started a small nonprofit, or think they want to, with the idea of offering some baseline, and refresher professional development. Perrin Lance will be facilitating a session on July 16th about promoting your nonprofit’s mission through social media. The sessions will help participants make decisions about whether/not to launch a nonprofit, what it takes to legall
Tuesday night was the Inauguration ceremony and festivities for the new Savannah City Council, including me as the new 2nd District Alderman. I was doing a lot of reflecting and remembering as I sat on stage during the event and then a young woman came on stage as part of the entertainment and sang "Moon River." It was a poignant moment for me because many years ago (in the 70's), at the opening ceremonies for the then brand new Civic Center, I met Johnny Mercer backstage at
Work begins today on major streetscape improvements to Waters Avenue, which will include brick paver sidewalks, stamped concrete crosswalks, ADA compliance ramps, landscaping, and lighting. The multi-million dollar streetscape plan for Waters Avenue extends from Victory Drive to Wheaton Street, with the goal of beautifying and enhancing the area while also increasing public safety and accessibility. The streetscape plan is part of an overall revitalization effort within this
Bicycle, resident and visitor usage has steadily increased in Forsyth Park for the last several years. The sidewalks have become congested with cyclists, pedestrians, runners, skateboarders and dog walkers. While all of this is indicative of an active public space, there have been instances of collisions, particularly with cyclists. As it stands now the City of Savannah Code regarding bicycle usage (Division II, Appendix 1, Sec. 230 - Riding of on sidewalks prohibited) prohi
ABSENTEE EARLY IN-PERSON VOTING: November 16 - 25, 2015
Any eligible registered voter desiring to early vote during this period may do so in-person at the Voter Registration Main Office, 1117 Eisenhower Dr, Suite E, Savannah, GA 31406, Mon – Fri, 8am – 5p.m.
No reason is required for absentee early voting. ADDITIONAL ABSENTEE ADVANCE VOTING: November 23 – 25, 2015
Additional voting locations around the county will be opened for your convenience.
• Voter Reg Main Office 1