Mental health is the focus of ‘Let’s Talk’ discussion series
That life-changing event inspired Lee to start the ELLA Foundation, which aids those affected by violence, mental illness, and the criminal justice system
RFPs, zoning battle reveal tight relationship between City of Savannah and developer
IN THE first installment of the Starland Village Files — all drawn from emails in the public record — we learned of the City’s strenuous efforts to work closely with The Foram Group, the developer behind the controversial, $40 million modern mixed-use development in the Victorian neighborhood, opposed by many residents mostly for its sheer size and incompatibility with other buildings in the area. This week we take a closer look at the Request for Proposals (RFP) to purchase a police precinct, and the battle over zoning.
Oddly enough, if you want to piss people off, tell them a hurricane is probably not going to hit them.
Editor, In this week's article “The Starland Village Files: Part 2” it was suggested that my support for the Starland Village project is somehow motivated by a constellation of board relationships between the Thomas Square Neighborhood Association (TSNA), the Creative Coast, and the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA).
The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System recently reported that it identified 1,001 homeless students in school year 2017-18. That number represents a staggering 30 percent increase from the previous school year.
I constantly have to remind myself these days that there is a huge influx of new arrivals to the Savannah area. Many of them don't really find out until they get here that we have things like cockroaches, mosquitoes, gnats, ungodly humidity -- and hurricanes.
Adam Bridges, Alicia Scott, and Sandra Workman are fighting apathy as much as incumbency in suburban districts once thought unwinnable
Emails show tight relationship between developer and City officials
The emails display what some might see as an overly cozy relationship between City officials and The Foram Group, the company developing Starland Village. At minimum they are a window into the interconnected and complex nature of the way development sometimes happens in Savannah.
So, in a way, Savannah’s unique bicycle culture has grown in spite of neglect by local officials
Expert weighs in on staying stable in an often unstable college lifestyle
Owens says the most common complaint she gets in her office, and in life, is anxiet
Political Rascals PAC holds Abrams fundraiser in response to Kemp event
In line with their mission of reducing inequality in the community, the Political Rascals’ campaign calls for a contribution of $19.80 or “simply your presence,” they say.
The City of Savannah is continuing to sell off key historic assets in the name of development — even as our symbolically and economically crucial National Historic Landmark District status is threatened.
Sometimes winning means quitting while you’re ahead
By no fault of the faculty, the current system of higher education has evolved to a point where most young people are not being served