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2011-10-19 15:42:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following Congressman John Barrow's (12th C.D.) tour of Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas, Inc.'s (MPSA) $325,000,000 gas turbine manufacturing and service facility at the company's Savannah Machinery Works in Pooler, Georgia, MPSA executives stated, "We are pleased to welcome Congressman Barrow to our new, state-of-the-art facility located in his district. Together with the skills and strong work ethic of the Georgia workforce, we will build...

2011-10-14 14:31:00

Hefty Prison Terms Handed Down in Southern Judicial District of Georgia for Career Criminals SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several Savannah residents were recently sentenced to serve time after being convicted on varying federal firearms and narcotic related charges. Thomas Johnson, 39, was sentenced to 180 months in federal prison and 60 months supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge B. Avant Edenfield, of the Southern Judicial District of Georgia....

2011-09-27 07:00:00

Circa Savannah, the cityâs leading provider of tours introduces two exciting new ghost tours that celebrate Savannah being the âœMost Haunted City in Americaâ. Available only at Circa Savannah, the two specialty ghost tours, Ghost Hauntings of Savannah, and Haunted Pubs of Savannah, were each designed to share the stories that helped to make Savannah a top tourist destination. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 Ghost Hauntings of...

2011-09-26 07:00:00

A major ghost portal has been discovered at the historic storefront of Circa Savannah by paranormal researchers. âœCirca Savannah was informed that the ghost portal discovered is an extremely significant discovery in the paranormal world. Circa Savannahâs property is like a toll booth on a spirit highway that spirits use to enter and leave Savannahâ, said owner Michael Preston. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 Restored to the...

2011-09-22 11:08:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning writer/director Oliver Stone ("Platoon," "Wall Street") will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award along with Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe-nominated, Emmy Award-winning actress Lily Tomlin ("9 to 5," "All of Me") at the 14th annual Savannah Film Festival. The festival, which will take place Oct. 29 to Nov. 5, will also honor Golden Globe-nominated, Emmy and Tony award-winning actress...

2011-09-16 19:50:00

After several people were hospitalized and one woman was killed by an accident at a Pooler, Georgia, McDonaldâs, the Eichholz Law Firm, of Savannah, responds with condolences and hope that such an incident will not occur again. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 A week after the tragedy that struck a McDonaldâs in Pooler, Georgia, the Eichholz Law Firm has responded to the incident with condolences, well wishes, and the hope that another incident of this...

2011-09-13 09:22:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Savannah College of Art and Design announces one of its most important education initiatives to date: the new SCAD Museum of Art, a significantly expanded and re-imagined contemporary art and design museum conceived and designed expressly to enrich the educational milieu for SCAD students, professors, and art and design enthusiasts. SCAD Museum of Art re-opens to the public on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011. Inaugural exhibitions at the new...

2011-09-07 19:40:00

Concert headliners Montgomery Gentry, Kansas and Darryl Worley will be among the celebrities taking part in the 10th anniversary of Worleyâs Tennessee River Run. Bill Dance and Worley will visit participants at the TRR Pick-a-Partner Bass Tournament that will award a $10,000 first place prize, and Sterling Marlin will join Worley and golfers at the TRR Celebrity Golf Tournament. Bumpus Harley-Davidson sponsors the Sept. 15-17 festival, which has been named favorite outdoor...

2011-09-07 07:20:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Business people use social media networking to build their careers, promote their business and grow their reputations. But they might be doing more harm than good if they violate the etiquette of social networking. "As with e-mail, cell phones, and other technological devices, we got the technology first and we have backed into the rules for using it with courtesy and consideration," says Ramsey, a Savannah, Georgia-based social media etiquette...

2011-06-25 00:00:31

The Academy is a summer program for the advanced teaching of science and engineering that incorporates and highlight industry experts. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 A week long summer camp consisting of engineering seminars and hands-on learning sessions got underway Monday, June 20, 2011 at the Savannah Engineering Academy hosted by Georgia Tech Savannah. The Academy is a program for the advanced teaching of science and engineering that incorporates and highlights industry experts...


Latest Savannah Reference Libraries

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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...

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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...

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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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