‘It feels like we’re being led to slaughter’

‘It feels like we’re being led to slaughter’

Service industry employees weigh in amidst COVID-19 shutdowns
GEORGIA restaurants were allowed to reopen at full dine-in capacity on June 16 per an executive order by Governor Brian Kemp.

Keeping it 100: The 100 Black Men of Savannah support, encourage youth

Most of the outreach that 100 Black Men of Savannah does is achieved through in-school mentoring

Parker’s VP Brandon Hofmann talks challenges, triumphs during this time

The challenge of operating 65 convenience stores through a global pandemic is no small feat

Savannah Council on World Affairs continues programming online, hosts talk on Islam during Ramadan

'I found that American masses in general, not only in the South, have this lack of knowledge about Islam'

Is it a 'boycott' if you don't live here?

Brighter Day subjected to out-of-state threats concerning mask policy
A SMALL and geographically disparate social media movement that aims to align protective face masks with fear and conformity targeted a local health food shop in Savannah on Wednesday.

Landings Association on Skidaway Island returns nearly $1 million in PPP funds

Organization received $792,888 the last week of April
THE Landings Association of Skidaway Island has opted to give back $792,888 in funds it secured from the federal government through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), intended to throw a lifeline to small businesses and nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A chat with CAT

Interim CEO Michael Brown discusses transportation challenges, triumphs
Chatham Authority Transit has been riding that line (pun intended) through the pandemic, working on solutions to keep the buses rolling while also keeping passengers and employees safe

Tattoo you?

Owners of local tattoo shops talk about the decision to reopen—or stay closed
WHEN Gov. Brian Kemp allowed the reopening of non-essential businesses to begin this past Monday, the announcement raised quite a few eyebrows, particularly due to the inclusion of tattoo studios. The decision came as a bit of a surprise to even the studio owners themselves.

A local economy in serious flux

Georgia Southern’s Economic Monitor examines Savannah metro outlook
The Georgia Southern Economic Monitor reported a strong finish to 2019 but predicting a big slowdown in the first half of 2020

Savannah’s J-1 visa holders face uncertain future after pandemic precautions

'These kids are paying $5,000 after the conversion rate to participate in this program. If they're to return home, they cannot come back for several months and have to refile.'

St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival canceled, but Savannah is "open for business," Mayor says

WHILE downtown Savannah will be "open for business" this St. Patrick's weekend, in the words of Mayor Van Johnson, the world-famous parade has been canceled, along with the City's "official" celebration the weekend prior.

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