Mon., April 8, 2013 9:00am
Savannah-Chatham County police are out to recruit former officers willing to return to wearing their badges and uniforms part-time. The reserve officers would work at least 30 hours every three months.
Thu., April 4, 2013 4:50pm
Members of Savannah's City Council are making permanent a temporary choice they made last year about one of the city's most powerful positions. The council selected interim city manager Stephanie Cutter to run the city government permanently. Cutter has guided the city through a series of minor crises and garnered praise from business leaders.
Fri., March 22, 2013 11:02am
The Savannah City Council is saying "no" to a proposal to allow double-decker tour buses in the city's downtown historic district, upholding a 17-year-old ordinance that has banned the buses.
Thu., December 27, 2012 1:00pm
Savannah City Council has rescheduled a vote on whether to allow double-decker bus tours to begin operating downtown. The business group looking to start the tours has asked for time to consult with the city's Tourism Advisory Committee.
Fri., December 14, 2012 8:47am
Savannah city officials are considering a proposal that would allow double-decker tour buses around the historic squares and sites in the coastal Georgia town.
Tue., November 27, 2012 6:15pm
Savannah City Council is looking to reevaluate some parameters for the 2013 St. Patrick's Day Parade. As the parade and event get larger, council members are wondering if the growing size will turn visitors away.
Thu., October 4, 2012 4:25pm
Savannah's top city official is resigning. Rochelle Small-Toney gave her resignation Thursday. Some council members questioned her handling of the budget and delayed city purchases.
Mon., September 24, 2012 9:00am
The Georgia attorney general's office has warned the Savannah city manager that the city narrowly avoided violating the state's open meetings law. Senior assistant attorney general Stefan Ritter wrote that there was an attempt to hold a City Council meeting in violation of the law.
Tue., May 8, 2012 2:48pm
Questionable interpretations of the state’s open meetings and records law by public boards in Savannah and Macon helped inspire Georgia’s attorney general to push for the statute’s overhaul. Sam Olens told the Atlanta Press Club Tuesday he now has the power to take violators to court.
Wed., January 18, 2012 1:00am
Savannah's new city council is making hiring an auditor one of their first priorities. Of course, the city has financial overseers. But they report to the council-appointed city manager. Missteps under the previous city manager is prompting the council to consider hiring an auditor of their own.