Fri., May 3, 2013 3:17pm
The Savannah Police Department is starting its first-ever all-volunteer unit. The city's police chief told members of City Council on Thursday that reserve officers will have all the same training and certifications as regular officers. But they won't be paid.
Wed., May 1, 2013 3:00am
Savannah became one of the first police forces in the South to desegregate its police force. It happened in 1947. Among the first nine black officers hired on May first of that year, John White is the last surviving member.
Mon., April 22, 2013 3:00pm
Savannah is celebrating Earth Day today by opening the city's first urban community garden. Taking advantage of a new city ordinance, Windsor Forest High School students are growing food in their own community.
Thu., April 18, 2013 3:57pm
Ft. Stewart officials say there's nothing they can do for hundreds of Savannah home-owners whose garage door openers aren't working. Base officials acknowledge new radio equipment is interfering with household devices around Hunter Army Airfield. Larry Jameson of Savannah Overhead Door says his phone has been ringing off the hook since last week.
Tue., April 16, 2013 4:51pm
John Muir is considered one of the environmental movement's founding fathers. He's most celebrated for his work in the West. But if it weren't for a trip to the South, he might not have gone west. He developed some of his core ideas in Savannah.
Sat., April 13, 2013 11:00am
Federal authorities say a Georgia-based soldier and his wife have pleaded guilty to swindling more than $150,000 worth of goods from the Army.
Sun., April 7, 2013 2:00pm
Savannah-area homeowners may see their property taxes increase to help pay for more staff at the Chatham County jail.
Fri., April 5, 2013 6:39pm
A bald eagle is recovering from claw marks and bruised wings after being rescued from a Savannah landfill. State Department of Natural Resources officer Chris Moore says the eagle was about 2 years old and was unable to fly.
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.
Tue., April 2, 2013 3:49pm
Savannah city officials have given a new lease on life to an economic development agency they all but dismantled two years ago. The city-funded but state-chartered Development and Renewal Authority was credited with revitalizing sections of historic downtown Savannah. One board member says he wants the agency to return to creating a downtown master plan.