Latest Savannah Stories

2011-02-09 07:30:00

Honoring and Featuring Marina Abramovic Series of public programs featuring Alfredo Jaar, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Sarah Lewis, Sarah Thornton, Gary Tinterow and Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky that Subliminal Kid Feb. 22 - 26, 2011 SCAD Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb.

2011-02-01 07:00:00

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Black History Month, Ancestry.com, the world's largest online family history resource, today launched more than 250,000 new historical records documenting early African American family history.

2011-01-07 00:00:48

C Savannah, the city’s leading provider of tours, introduces three exciting new walking tours that celebrate Savannah’s rich and diverse history.

2010-12-01 09:49:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Savannah College of Art and Design, the most comprehensive art and design university in the world, is seeking the next generation of talented artists and designers with its scholarship competition.

2010-11-23 06:00:00

SAVANNAH, Ga. and MORRISVILLE, N.C., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC), a 530-bed hospital in Savannah, Ga., is managing assets more effectively and at a lower cost since deploying TeleTracking's RadarFind sensor-network based Real-time Location System (RTLS).

2010-11-15 10:00:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that it will expand its Savannah facilities through a $500-million, seven-year plan to ensure that the company is well-positioned to meet future demand for business-jet aircraft and support services.

2010-11-05 08:57:00

Award presentation preceded by a screening of "Gods and Monsters" SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 13th annual Savannah Film Festival, hosted by SCAD, presented Sir Ian McKellen with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday, November 4.

2010-11-03 09:40:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 13th annual Savannah Film Festival, hosted by SCAD, presented Liam Neeson with the Achievement in Cinema Award on November 2, 2010.

2010-11-01 08:26:00

Followed by special screening of his new film "Rabbit Hole," starring Nicole Kidman SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 13th annual Savannah Film Festival, hosted by SCAD, presented Miles Teller with the "Discovery Award" on October 31.

Latest Savannah Reference Libraries

2009-04-28 15:06:43

Brahea armata or Mexican Blue Palm is also known as the Blue Hesper Palm and grows in Baja, California and in Savannah, Georgia. An ornamental plant, it grows to 49 feet in height and features a broad trunk, blue tinted leaves measuring 3 - 6.5 feet in width with 3 foot petioles and small brown elliptical fruits measuring 0.7 - 0.9 inches in length. Seeds from these fruits were once a regular part of the Cocopah people's diets. This species can be found growing along riverbeds, arroyos and...

2007-12-14 05:31:30

The Savannah is a cross between the Serval, an African wild cat and a domestic cat, typically the Egyptian Mau or another spotted breed. The Savannah, being one of the largest domestic breeds of cat, may weigh 10 to 40 pounds but are typically not much larger than 25 pounds. The coat of the Savannah depends on what breed is used for the domestic cross. Its coat can be tan with black or brownish spots, silver with dark spots, marble, or several other patterns. The wild look of the Savannah...

2007-01-22 13:34:34

The bush dog (Speothos venaticus) is a canid found in Central and South America, including Panama, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru (West of the Andes), Ecuador, the Guianas, Paraguay, northeast Argentina (Misiones province), and Brazil. In spite of its extensive range, it is very rare. It was originally discovered as fossils in Brazilian caves and thought to be extinct. It is the only species in its genus, Speothos. The Bush Dog has soft long brownish-tan fur. It has a lighter reddish tinge on...

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  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.