Medical marijuana in Georgia: A closer look

Medical marijuana in Georgia: A closer look

The state’s low THC oil registry still faces legal and bureaucratic hurdles
Low THC oil is highly regulated and you can’t purchase it in Georgia yet, but it’s coming

Demolished or saved?

Deciding the fate of the Civic Center and Johnny Mercer Theatre
Last week, the Savannah Morning News hosted a panel discussion of the future of the Civic Center. The lively discussion raised plenty of interesting points that we’ve presented for you here

Raising Hope

Urban Hope closes out summer camps, looks ahead to school year
When Roszkowiak began the program nearly two decades ago, it was to fulfill a need he saw in Savannah’s youth for a positive environment

CBD, marijuana and Georgia

Local businesses tackle confusion
What is the difference between medical marijuana and CBD and how can it be used safely?

Ships of the Sea celebrates 200 years of the SS Savannah

May 22 is National Maritime Day. It was established in 1933 by Franklin Roosevelt in honor of the SS Savannah.

Ayurvedic Remedy

New day spa opens in Habersham Village
FANS OF holistic healing, take note: a new Ayurvedic-focused spa is opening this weekend. Remedy SOS Day Spa celebrates its grand opening this Friday with live music by the Midtown Pickers, a raffle to benefit Red Clay Foundation, and a cupcake contest with local celebrity judges.

Coastal Heritage Society begins management of Harper Fowlkes House

Named after Alida Harper Fowlkes, who bought the house in 1939 and managed it until her death in 1985, the home reopened as a museum in 2008

Street Savvy: 25 years of Savannah Pedicab

A talk with Rusty Browne, founder of one of downtown’s most successful, unique, and long-running businesses
BEFORE "The Book" and Forrest Gump, before Uber and Airbnb, before swanky rooftop hotel bars and ubiquitous bachelorette parties, there was Russell "Rusty" Browne and Savannah Pedicab. In 2019, there’s still Rusty and his pedicabs.

Kehoe Iron Works recognized for historic preservation

Company founder Charles H. Morris receives Marguerite Williams Award from the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, presented each year to the project that has had the greatest impact on preservation in the state
CHARLES H. MORRIS, founder of Morris Multimedia, the Savannah-based parent company of Connect Savannah, was recognized April 12 at the 42nd annual Preservation Awards ceremony in Thomasville for his efforts to preserve the Kehoe Iron Works in Savannah. The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation presented 29 awards recognizing the best of preservation across the state.

Savannah Cultural Arts Center opens to enthusiasm — and more questions

The grand opening went a long way toward assuaging public concerns about the $24 million facility, under fire for cost overruns

Victory North in Starland set to fill performance niche

Partnership with Zero Mile means ‘The Vic’ can bring top acts to town that currently have no suitable venue
AMID the flurry of high-profile development in the Starland area, months of quiet, steady work will soon result in a new performance venue — of the sort Savannah sorely needs. Victory North is set to host its first concert in May in the old Pinch of the Past space at 2603 Whitaker St., a stone’s throw across Victory Drive from El Coyote.


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