Wed., July 16, 2014 1:49pm
GPB's Emily Jones talks with Jolene Byrne about her campaign for school board president
Wed., July 16, 2014 1:43pm
GPB's Emily Jones talks with Chester Ellis, who's running for school board president
Fri., July 11, 2014 4:30am
A few dozen people still living in outdoor homeless camps on Savannah’s east side have until Saturday morning to move. Cindy Murphy Kelley, executive director of the Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless, says police and city officials are urging the camp residents to move before 8 a.m. Saturday, when heavy equipment will begin preparing the area for construction work. City officials and social service groups have been working for several weeks to relocate more than 90 people living in the wooded area off east President Street.
Thu., July 3, 2014 2:34pm
Longtime Savannah movie producer and director Michael Shortt, who was not involved in the film, says Sarah Jones' death has raised awareness of safety on movie sets.
Tue., July 1, 2014 1:35pm
The former director of Savannah’s film office says he’s no longer working for Medient Studios in Savannah. Jay Self tells GPB he’s no longer employed by the film company, but is declining further comment for now. Medient’s board fired its former CEO and several other key employees following a shakeup last month. Self was fired from the City of Savannah Film Office in 2013. He took a job as Medient's head of corporate affairs soon after.
Fri., June 27, 2014 2:26pm
Tom Barton of the Savannah Morning News joins GPB Savannah's Sarah McCammon to talk about development on Broughton Street and the race to replace Savannah Rep. Jack Kingston.
Mon., June 23, 2014 11:54am
Kumaran, a co-founder of the film studio, was forced out as CEO on June 9. The ousted CEO of Medient Studios in Savannah is suing the film company and asking a judge to dissolve it. In a lawsuit filed Monday in Nevada's Second Judicial District Court, Manu Kumaran asks a Nevada judge to dissolve the corporation; appoint a receiver to settle the company’s affairs; and issue an injunction preventing Medient from conducting business. In the complaint, Kumaran says he invested $15 million in Medient in exchange for a controlling interest in the company, before he was forced out on June 9.
Fri., June 20, 2014 2:38pm
Tom Barton of the Savannah Morning News says GOP runoff candidates are trying to tie their opponents to President Obama's policies.
Fri., June 20, 2014 2:13pm
But an executive with the firm, Hussey, Gay, Bell, & DeYoung, says there's no contract yet.