A look inside Savannah’s service industry as Georgia reopens

A look inside Savannah’s service industry as Georgia reopens

What’s it like being back at work right now? I talked with 17 people in various positions to find out

Saying Their Names

Thoughts from the George Floyd protest, and what to do next
Savannah pulled off a peaceful protest that should make us proud of our city and everyone in it

Graduating in a global pandemic: One senior’s thoughts

Ruden recorded her valedictorian speech at the Yamacraw Center located at Garrison School for the Arts the week before graduation

These anxious times: working parents reflect on life during pandemic

Several local parents open up about what it’s been like in the most uncertain days
But what happens when a pandemic forces you to stay home with your kids? There’s a terrifying reality for many right now

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Mayor Johnson addresses parking confusion, sanitation changes, social distancing In a regular briefing last Tuesday, Savannah Mayor Van Johnson said he is pleased that local citizens seem to be doing a better job observing social distancing.

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Chatham County to institute quarantine requirements for anyone entering by air, bus, train, or ship A State of Emergency has existed in Chatham County since March 22, but today Chatham County Commission Chairman Al Scott announced new measures intended to keep the COVID-19 virus from entering the county and spreading.

For the disabled community, COVID-19 presents unique challenges

United Cerebral Palsy faces obstacles but soldiers on
Nakaieta Spencer, a Senior Home Manager in Savannah, says that the day-to-day challenges presented by COVID-19 have to do mainly with the lack of social interaction that is instrumental to the lives of the people who live in the homes

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Downtown church to ring bells daily in solidarity with healthcare workers The Lutheran Church of the Ascension on Wright Square will ring its church bells to honor healthcare workers in the city, nation, and globally.

A minute of mindful self-compassion

Vira Salzburn walks us through the act of showing up for yourself
As the title implies, mindful self-compassion asks you to show compassion to yourself, just as you would a friend

Flattening the curve

Two of Savannah’s event organizers discuss their decisions to cancel
As you undoubtedly have noticed, either from social media or from our shortened event listings this week, there’s not a whole lot happening in Savannah right now. In the interest of public safety, the CDC recommends social distancing to help keep coronavirus from spreading.

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