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Port Wentworth planning commission approves 1,900 dwelling units

Port Wentworth planning commission approved a slew of rezoning requests and site plans that will bring 1,900 dwelling units to the city of nearly 11,000 people.  “This is the busiest (planning commission) meeting I’ve seen in 15 years,” Port Wentworth Development Services Director Bill Harvey said at the beginning of last week’s nearly three-hour meeting. A… Keep Reading

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Savannah-Chatham Schools celebrate Georgia Teacher of the Year

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A celebration more than a year in the making. The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System finally getting to raise the flag at Hesse K-8 School celebrating the Georgia Teacher of the Year. Hesse K-8, English as a second language teacher Cherie Dennis was originally part of a group that was supposed to… Keep Reading

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Savannah, Chatham County announce vaccine incentive program for its employees

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Leaders in Savannah and Chatham County on Monday announced a voluntary vaccine incentive program for current employees to target the local infection rate. Full-time and part-time employees are eligible for $500 if fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The program is available to workers of the city of Savannah, Chatham County, Savannah-Chatham County… Keep Reading

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COVID-19 transmission rate for your school district

A team of researchers at the Carolina Population Center are mapping COVID-19 case rates for all of the state’s school districts. The map’s highest level is 2 per 1,000 people, and it shows data for the previous week-long period — it’s not a cumulative measure. But, it can still provide context for educators and parents.… Keep Reading

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Chatham County residents want more investment in walking, biking infrastructure

The survey conducted for the new Plan 2040 revealed deep dissatisfaction among Savannah and Chatham County residents about transportation, especially the quality of bicycling and pedestrian infrastructure. The updated comprehensive plan, which was prepared by the Metropolitan Planning Commission, might be rubber stamped by the Chatham County Commission and Savannah City Council in October, but both bodies should… Keep Reading

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Chatham County Health Department Admin gives COVID-19 update to County Commission

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – The top administrator at the Chatham County Health Department weighed in today after following the President Biden’s announcement regarding vaccine and testing mandates for certain sectors of health care workers, federal employees and private business. Chatham County Health Department Administrator Dr. Chris Rustin says at this point it’s too early to… Keep Reading

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