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It's a weekend full of music (and more) in Savannah. Anna Chandler of Savannah Magazine and Bill Dawers of hissing lawns and the Savannah Morning News have some tips.


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Savannah-Chatham school officials held a forum Wednesday to discuss proposed changes to the district's recess policy. Board members, parents and the public are split on whether to make the unstructured break time mandatory or leave it up to principals and teachers to decide when and if to take it.

Susan Catron, executive editor of the Savannah Morning News, joined us to discuss the proposed changes and upcoming school board elections. 


Fort McAllister State Historic Park on Facebook

We're headed into a hot summer weekend and the Fourth of July, with plenty of events to keep you entertained in and around Savannah. Joshua Peacock of the Savannah Morning News and Claire Sandow of the Tourism Leadership Council have some tips.


El Rocko Lounge on Facebook

The weekend is here yet again, and Bill Dawers of hissing lawns and the Savannah Morning News has some tips for making the most of it.


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Savannah-Chatham School Board elections are less than two weeks away, on May 22, 2018. Several candidates are running for the first time. We spoke with The Savannah Morning News executive editor Susan Catron, who says this is the first time some incumbents are facing challengers.

Click the link below to hear more of my conversation with Catron including talk of the budget City Council passed yesterday, this week’s gang bust and a preview of a story from this weekend’s paper.

J. Cindy Hill

Savannah’s fountains are flowing green which means St. Patrick’s Day is here.  But this year there are a lot of changes. There's a new ban on the tradition of kissing soldiers and Vice President Mike Pence is visiting, so access in two squares will be restricted.  

 

Savannah Morning News executive editor Susan Catron says this bumps up against some longstanding Savannah traditions.

 

 

Savannah Stopover

It's a weekend of music and theater in Savannah, with lots to choose from. Bill Dawers of hissing lawns and the Savannah Morning News and Joshua Peacock of Do Savannah have your guide.

Joshua's picks:

On this edition of Political Rewind, we take the show on the road to Savannah, thanks to an invitation from the League of Women Voters of Coastal Georgia.  Before a live audience, our panelists discussed news and issues in the Savannah area that have statewide implications.  Should the Talmadge name be stripped off the bridge that crosses over the gateway to the ever-growing Port of Savannah?  How do residents and local officials feel about the possibility of oil drilling just offshore?  We also talk about how funding is doled out for transportation issues facing the state as well as the fu

Psychotronic Film Society on Facebook

Looking for something to do this weekend? Bill Dawers of the Savannah Morning News and hissing lawns and Bevin Valentine Jalbert of Paprika Southern have you covered.

Coastal Jazz Association on Facebook

It may be hot this weekend, but there's plenty of cool music (and other events) to check out. Bill Dawers of the Savannah Morning News and hissing lawns and Tanya Milton of the Savannah Tribune have a few recommendations.

Tanya's picks:

Roots Up Gallery on Facebook

Summer's officially here, and there's plenty to keep you busy in Savannah this weekend. Marianne Ganem Poppell of Savannah Master Calendar and Bill Dawers of the Savannah Morning News and hissing lawns share their best bets for weekend fun.

Bill's picks:

Savannah Music Festival on Facebook

Savannah's busy March continues. Luckily, Bill Dawers of hissing lawns and the Savannah Morning News and Mahogany Bowers of Blessings in a Bookbag are here with their weekend tips.

Mahogany's picks: