Proposed changes to animal ordinance raise hackles in animal welfare community

Proposed changes to animal ordinance raise hackles in animal welfare community

Animal Services has responded to the Humane Society of Greater Savannah's position with the clarification that the ordinance will be amended in two phases.

Stocking Santa's Pantry

Help Savannah students during the holidays and beyond
Santa’s Pantry will visit six locations around the city during the holidays to bring warm plates, goodie bags and good cheer.

The future of Savannah’s affordable housing

Housing Authority’s Director of Development Services breaks it down
But as other HAS properties are evaluated for redevelopment by private (i.e., profit-driven) investors, concerns arise about gentrification and displacing Savannah’s poorer citizens—many of whom are African American—further away from employment and educational opportunities.

Fashion, music and yoga for hurricane relief

Local artists collaborate at B Historic on Dec. 1 to help the U.S. Virgin Islands
ARTIST and yoga instructor Cindy Male is no stranger to the eye of the storm. Now based in Savannah, Male spent 32 years living on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where hurricanes often hit before heading towards the mainland or dissolving out at sea.

Veterans, PTSD and substance abuse

New trial seeks participants to develop effective treatments
Based on animal models and pilot studies that have been done on humans, there's enough to suggest that it may reduce PTSD symptoms and cravings for substances,' explains Dr. Sudie Back, the principal investigator on the study.

Rock ‘n’ Roll never sleeps

Marathon now in its seventh year
A key advantage of the Marathon, Marinelli says, is the demographic it attracts

Here and Queer on Ellis Square

Savannah PRIDE kicks out of its comfort zone with new location, more support and no apologies
'We are literally and figuratively taking down the fences.'

Catering with care

Coastal Center for Developmental Services helps the disabled while providing service
THE SUNNY kitchen off Eisenhower Drive bustles with a dozen people in striped aprons and sturdy clogs chopping vegetables, washing pots and arranging trays. Several are packing up box lunches, and two more are taping packages of fresh-baked cookies.

Renowned economist to speak at Step Up Savannah Annual meeting

Rachel Schneider wanted to know how people are coping, so she and fellow researcher Jonathan Morduch tracked 235 low-to-moderate income households across the country.

Savannah Skatepark shredding at Lake Mayer

Concrete dream finally realized with grassroots grit
PLASTIC WHEELS shriek on metal and scrape concrete like nails on a blackboard, punctuated by the occasional thud of bones hitting pavement.

Fall Arts Preview: Festivals

Community festivals are what make Savannah tick.

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