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Savannah losing minor league baseball team to Columbia

...weren't left with much choice on this, unfortunately," Freier said. For years, Freier had been trying to get the Savannah City Council to support the construction of a new multi-use stadium to replace Historic Grayson Stadium, which Hardball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-22/savannah-losing-minor-le
Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

...consider and may take it up at its Tuesday meeting, said administrator Steve Howard. Mayor Edna Jackson, at the Savannah City Council meeting Thursday, called for staff to bring more pipeline information to the council. Before the meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/many-question-pipeline-p
Key bills fail to make crossover deadline

...It passed out of committee but never came to the full House for a vote.HB 308: One of the top priorities for the Savannah City Council, this bill would have enhanced the income-tax credits for developers of historic property like an old power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/key-bills-fail-make-cros
Local agencies looking to curtail false alarm calls

...Ga., Charleston, S.C., and other communities across the country have already adopted fines.According to the Savannah city Web site, its False Alarm Ordinance was enacted after a 2002 study found police officers responded to more than 25...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-11/local-agencies-looking
Analysis: Explaining Georgia's new road revenue plan

...Gooch announced they were still weighing other options.To illustrate the confusion, consider the reaction of the Savannah City Council when it met with its local legislative delegation the day after Roberts outlined the bill. One alderman praised...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-01/analysis-explaining-ga-r
Sunday bar ban in Savannah waived for St. Patrick's Day

...drinks on Sunday but not pubs and lounges that make most of their revenues selling booze. The state Legislature and Savannah City Council changed that this year after a push by local bar owner Bonnie Walden."I'd have been crushed if I hadn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-15/sunday-bar-ban-savannah-waive
DUI charge for Savannah area fire chief

...charged him with DUI and speeding. Springfield is a city of about 2,800 people in Effingham County northwest of Savannah. City Manager Brett Bennett says he placed the fire chief on administrative leave while he reviews the arrest. It was not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-20/dui-charge-savannah-ar
Across the region

...release doesn't lead to flooding elsewhere, Robbins said.Savannah considers Sunday bar openingsSAVANNAH, GA. - The Savannah City Council is considering legislation allowing bars to operate seven days a week.Current city laws require businesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-25/across-region
Ramblin' Rhodes: Anniversary calls for look back at 50 years in journalism

...first costume in Aiken. She was appearing at the old Savannah City Auditorium with star Sonny James.I did a story about...Usry. Two of his brothers, Frank and Larry, were Savannah city policemen. I ended up writing a story about the three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-03-26/ramblin-rhodes-annive
Savannah police chief is retiring

...chief is retiring a day after it was revealed that City Hall is investigating a sexual harassment claim against him.Savannah City Manager Stephanie Cutter announced Friday that Police Chief Willie Lovett was to retire "effective immediately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-27/across-georgia