Some Chatham County delegates
are voicing their support to change the name of the Eugene Talmadge Memorial Bridge.
Republican Representative Ron Stephens
of Savannah said there is basically a consensus among legislators to change the
name to Savannah Bridge or Savannah River Bridge. They are expected to prepare legislation
soon to change the name.
The reason for the change: Savannah
mayor Edna Jackson says the Talmadge name is an insult to the African-American
community. Talmadge served three terms as governor and was an advocate of