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Bees / Emily Jones

Georgia residents who want to extract their own honey are allowed to keep bees under state law. That’s not the case in the city of Savannah, where beekeeping has been banned for decades. But a...

Over 5 million bats in North America have died since 2005 from the infectious disease known as White Nose Syndrome.

There is no cure. This winter Georgia State University is leading a new...

Savannah River

Should former Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Chief Willie Lovett lose his city pension after being convicted of felony corruption charges?

Well, Tom Barton says, "He was not found...

Former Savannah-Chatham police chief Willie Lovett

Savannah city officials are asking Georgia’s Attorney General to weigh in on whether the city can revoke some or all of former Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Chief Willie Lovett’s pension....

Dance Odyssey/Muse Arts Warehouse

Community advocate Mahogany Bowers of Blessings in a Book Bag and communications associate Taylor Castillejo of...

Georgia was founded in Savannah in 1733 by General James Oglethorpe. A tradition arose shortly afterwards to march through the city streets on its anniversary. This year, schools brought students...

A Savannah tent camp resident receives a visit from a nurse.

As the nation gets older, advocates for the homeless say they’re seeing more elderly people living in shelters, or outside. But many lack access to medical care to address the health needs that...

The uptick in shootings in Savannah has many in the community asking how to keep young people from getting involved in crime. Motivational speaker Wendell Rodgers says part of the answer is...

Savannah's River Street

This week, GPB Savannah's Sarah McCammon talks with Barton about Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson's crime reduction plan, and the sentencing of former SCMPD Chief Willie Lovett.

Ruckdeschel/Will Harlan

Most descriptions of Cumberland Island conservationist Carol Ruckdeschel begin with the same details: she eats road kill, wrestles alligators, and lives in a ramshackle cabin she built herself....

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