Author Archives: Saja

About Saja

I work in the City of Savannah Public Information Office. I live in Savannah with my husband and daughter. As a local government communicator, my goal is to promote better discourse between the organization I work for and the community I serve.

Horse carriage stands in City Market

A number of comments have been made recently regarding the City Market horse carriage stands. Leases between three carriage companies and the City will expire on January 12, 2013. These stands are located on City rights of way. City staff … Continue reading

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Coffee Bluff Marina

Coffee Bluff Marina always takes me by surprise. The drive from City Hall to the marina is a tour of Savannah’s growth and development. I pass dozens of neighborhoods and businesses. And then the road comes to an end, and … Continue reading

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Blackshear Park & Basketball Complex

Meet Gabriella. She’s one of the many Savannah kids spending their summer at the Blackshear Basketball Complex camp. Today is her birthday. She is five. Tomorrow, she’s having a birthday party at her house. She plans to dance. There will … Continue reading

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Victory Heights

Victory Heights Park is an east side playground surrounded by a large grassy field, a gazebo with picnic tables and a splash fountain. The playground equipment includes slides, ladders, swings (both big kid and baby sizes, plus two very comfy … Continue reading

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Welcome, and Wessels Park

My name is Saja Aures. I work in the City’s Public Information Office. I’m happy to kick-off this blog with its very first post. I wanted our office to start a blog exploring Savannah’s parks, playgrounds and other public places … Continue reading

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Welcome to “Get to know Savannah”

This blog is maintained by the City of Savannah Public Information Office. Each week, our staff profiles a different City park, playground or facility. Do you have a favorite place in Savannah? Let us know where our staff should venture … Continue reading

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