City accepting applications for Citizens' Academy

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC)  - Registration is now open for the City of Savannah's Citizens' Academy. The program gives residents a detailed overview of city services and policies through on-site tours and hands-on activities. It is designed to increase awareness on how Savannah's government works.

Classes start Wednesday, October 27 and end on December 2. There are 10 sessions and they are twice a week from 6:00 p.m. until 8 p.m.

A maximum of 25 students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a $5 tuition fee.

For application information, call Carliss Bates at the Public Information Office at 912.651.6410 or visit and download the application under the "City of Savannah Highlights" section.

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