Trisha Cook Realty will be donating a percentage of their closings for the entire year to support Gilliard & Company. A non-profit that helps children and young adults who have just left the foster care system.
Amusements of America has been shutdown since March 10 of 2020, but the return of the Rincon Spring Fair means a long awaited return to business. “We’ve been preparing for this day for a year now,” said Amusements of America Co-Owner Rob Vivona.
“Really it’s about recognizing. Recognizing all the hard work are sacrifice of those civilians and employees just outside our gates and it’s based on community,” said Garrison Commander Col. Bryan Logan about the honor.
“I don’t think we’ll be back to our previous levels until maybe 2022 for sure. But we’re going to come in pretty strong this year to catch up,” said Lori Lynahd, Director of Marketing and Air Service Development for the airport.
As we await the true story behind multiple artifacts, including cannon, found in the Savannah River last month, we’re now learning more about their significance and a possible connection to the British war ship.
"It wasn’t needed anymore because it did its job. It did what it was made to do which was save downtown in a time when it desperately needed saving,” said Spring Community Development Director Erin Phillips.
Officer Puente has taken to Instagram, Facebook & even started a podcast to provide more resources to students and parents at Effingam College & Career Academy. “I want them to know that not only am I invested in them, but I’m committed to them too to help them succeed.”
For the second year in a row there was no parade through the streets of downtown Savannah for St. Patrick’s Day. A necessary, yet sad reality of the pandemic, perhaps felt most by the families who traditionally walk in the parade.
“Anytime we see St. Patrick’s Day fall in the middle of the week like this you get a big boost the weekend before, you get a big boost the weekend after. Then you get a big spike in the middle of the week, Tuesday, Wednesday,” said Visit Savannah President Joseph Marinelli.
“It’s exciting for us parents to just know that the children were thought about the way that they were. That people came together and did this for these sick children that are so deserving." Patients and their families react after moving into the new space.
A recent discovery in the Savannah River has stirred up a lot of questions and speculation. While we likely won't have solid answers for months, the British Government believes they may have an idea where the artifacts came from.
From the outside you won’t notice much difference, “the exterior of the building looks the same. But you walk in and you have a building that meets the needs of 2021 and beyond,” said SSU Interim President Kimberly Ballard-Washington.