July 26, 2021 - Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, signed an emergency order requiring face coverings or masks to be worn in the City of Savannah due to increasing COVID-19 cases and transmission.
July 23, 2021 - The Savannah City Council approved almost $ 7 mil in new contracts sought by the Savannah Airport Commission. They include:
July 22, 2021 - After months of interviews and discussion, the Savannah City Council approved the hiring of Jay Melder of Washington, DC as the city’s new City Manager. The hire was motioned by Mayor Van Johnson and seconded by Alderwoman Linda Wilder Bryan.
July 22, 2021 – At their regularly scheduled meeting, the Savannah City Council continued what has been an eighteen-month long process of trying to conduct business as usual, despite snide remarks by Alderwoman-at-Large Kesha Gibson-Carter.
July 22, 2021 – The Savannah City Council approved a number of new alcohol licenses, at various hearings within the council meeting, but delayed a decision for a new license in the Starland District until a neighborhood association meeting can be held.
July 23, 2021 - [UPDATED 7:55 a.m)Sources tell the Savannah Business Journal that Acting City Manager Michael Brown has resigned his position, effective July 30, 2021. Mayor Johnson confirmed this SBJ exclusive at the conclusion of Thursday's regularly-scheduled meeting, prior to the announc…
July 21, 2021 - The City of Savannah and Oak View Group Facilities, managers and operators of the City’s new soon-to-open 9,500-seat arena, recently announced a multi-year naming rights partnership with Enmarket, a chain of convenience stores based in Savannah. As a result, the arena will be…
July 21, 2021 - Chief Roy Minter has announced the appointment of Capt. Ben Herron to the rank of major. He will serve as major over the Criminal Investigations Division.