Editor's Note: After The Gold Rush

Editor's Note: After The Gold Rush

2018 was the biggest year on record for commercial development in Savannah. In all, $547 million in new projects were permitted.

Editor's Note: Celebrate the environmental history of the Georgia coast

That history will be celebrated this Thursday in a remarkable event which launches a wonderful new anthology, Coastal Nature, Coastal Culture: Environmental Histories of the Georgia Coast; and celebrates the 106th birthday of Sandy West, the matriarch responsible for ensuring Ossabaw’s conservation.

Editor's Note: Saving the Seaboard, and political news

The time to save the Seaboard Freight Station was quite some time ago, when citizen pressure could have been a real game-changer. We're now reduced to throwing a Hail Mary late in the game.

Editor's Note: Is 2019 the year Savannah makes a stand?

The Pink House fire also rekindled -- please pardon the terrible pun -- the controversy over City budget cuts to Savannah Fire and Emergency Services.

New Year’s Resolutions: A wishful rant for Savannah

Democracy can't work without your involvement. And that doesn't just mean voting every two or four years.

Editor's Note: Saving the whales = bridging partisan divide?

Already endangered -- mostly due to increased shipping activity to the Port of Savannah and other regional ports-- the Right Whales are in a serious birth decline. With only about 400 left on the planet, seismic airgun testing could be what tips them over the edge into extinction.

Editor's Note: Poverty, behind the numbers

Savannah, while undeniably trending better, is still hurting by comparison not only with the rest of the country, but with the rest of the state.

Editor's Note: A city in search of affordable housing

The main concern is a sense that Savannah is rapidly gentrifying out of control, with a surplus of high-end housing popping up when maybe what we really need more of is affordable housing.

Editor's Note: Looking ahead to a hot political year locally

One of the frustrating things about local politics now is the bizarre insistence by many people that there are only two choices: Stick with what we have, or go back in time four years to the previous administration.

Editor's Note: Forget Facebook! Focus locally.

There is a feeling of empowerment that comes from being more engaged in your local community, as opposed to the general sense of hopelessness and powerlessness that comes from obsessively focusing on the goings-on in Washingon and various far-flung places.

Editor's Note: Dissecting democracy in the election's aftermath

So who is at fault? It's complicated and bears a closer look. The issue of very long lines isn't quite the same issue as which ballots are accepted or rejected.


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