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Eddie Shirey of Conyers, Ga.

Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman’s path through Georgia in 1864 was dramatic, bloody, and instrumental in ending the Civil War. Now, an Atlanta-area man is turning that route into an opportunity for...

This week Tom Barton of the Savannah Morning News talks with GPB's Sarah McCammon about proposed changes to Savannah's alcohol rules, and efforts to address blight.

Jim Reed of the Pyschotronic Film Society and Do Savannah and Jessica Leigh Lebos of Connect Savannah...

As America’s military prepares to downsize, many are trading in barracks for college dorms. Some are coming home with trauma from life in war zones. And even veterans without complications like...

Tom Barton is the editorial page editor for the Savannah Morning News

GPB's Sarah McCammon sits down for a weekly chat with Tom Barton, editorial page editor of the Savannah Morning News. With Labor Day Weekend upon us, Barton says to expect political campaigning to...

More than 400 enslaved people were sold in the largest slave auction in U.S. history, known as "The Weeping Time."

Just before the Civil War, hundreds of enslaved people were brought to Savannah from the Butler Plantations in South Georgia to be sold.
During two days in March of 1859, more than 400...

A new report says legalizing same-sex marriage in Georgia would result in a $78 million boost to the state’s economy.

The study, done by researchers at the Williams Institute, a UCLA think...

Heather Henley of Do Savannah and Sara Lane of Visit Tybee recommend some fun events for Labor Day weekend in...

Students from one of Georgia’s Historically Black Colleges, Savannah State University, hosted a march through downtown Savannah on Saturday. It was a response to the recent killing of an unarmed...

Marchers in Savannah rallied for civil rights in solidarity with protestors in Ferguson, Mo.

Chanting, “’Hands up – don’t shoot,” around 70 people marched through downtown Savannah on Saturday in support of protests in Ferguson, Mo. A police officer shot and killed an unarmed black...

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