Savannah's minor league baseball team wants the city to build a new stadium. Backers says it's about more than a stadium and more than baseball. But will the field of dreams remain just that -- a dream -- for the Sand Gnats?
A cyclist is set to face off against a car and a bus during the fifth annual dump the pump challenge Thursday morning. Savannah City officials say the challenge is part of a national event designed to show that alternative means of transportation can be convenient, cheaper and are better for the environment.
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.
In the February 2013 issue, Georgia Trend magazine highlighted eight “renaissance cities” around the state. Editor Susan Percy talks about what makes these communities – and their downtowns – stand out.