School Board President Candidate: David Lerch

‘We’ve set up an elitist system’
DAVID LERCH has been a Savannah-Chatham School Board member already, representing District 4 from 2001-2005. Over five decades as an educator and consultant, one of his specialties is in desegregation.

School Board President Candidate: Joe Buck

‘My primary purpose would be to work well with the superintendent’
JOE BUCK is making a bid for the office he’s already held, from 2007-2014. “I would have kept on except for term limits,” Buck frankly admits.

African American history is the focus of events

Weeping Time, Kiah Museum highlighted
IT’S NOT every day you’re invited to take part in a public archaeology dig close to home. You get your chance this weekend, as the local group Digging Savannah – the public archaelogy program of the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern — will continue a dig in historic Cuyler Brownsville in West Savannah.

Consolidation Fever: Have you caught it?

This might be a good time for some civic education. It might not be obvious to some residents, but Chatham County is the basic unit of government in Chatham County.

5 Questions with Jomo Kenyatta Johnson

'I thought the story of Trayvon was contemporary enough. That's really where the Black Lives Matter movement came from. I wanted to look at it as, is there justice beyond the grave?'

New Trustees Garden facility granted beer/wine license after contentious hearing

The meetings on the facility's alcohol license opened an old wound on City Council involving larger disagreements over how alcohol is regulated in Savannah.

Fairgrounds site still in limbo after soundstage proposal rejected

City cites neighborhood concerns as reason for reconsidering its vision for the site
The way Bowen tells it, what Savannah needs is not an expensive “crystal palace,” in his words, but a soundstage designed to serve the needs of the actual film projects which would shoot here.


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