Posts Tagged ‘Savannah (Ga.)’

Savannah getting double – possibly triple – scrutiny on its convention hotel plans

by Published: December 11,2011

Tags: convention hotel, Savannah (Ga.)

When an initial market study for a convention hotel in Savannah, Ga., made rosy predictions for occupancy rates for the proposed 500-room hotel, the board that governs the city’s convention center responded with a “not so fast.” Like Jackson, Savannah has concluded that its convention center, known officially as the International Trade & Convention Center, […] [...]

Press limitations kept the complete Troy Davis story from getting told

by Published: October 2,2011

Tags: MBJ column, Savannah (Ga.), Ted Carter, Troy Davis

Savannah police perp-walked Troy Davis my first day on the Savannah (Ga.) Morning News metro desk back in August 1989. Just named the trigger-man in the shooting death of Savannah Police Officer Mark MacPhail, the handcuffed young black man wore an illustrated T-shirt promoting “Turtles Records & Tapes,” a local record store. The future business […] [...]

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