Savannah

An Evening with The Lady Chablis

An Evening with The Lady Chablis

It’s hard to believe that more than 15 years have passed since John Berendt’s novel of Savannah intrigue, “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” first propelled an unlikely candidate to international stardom. For the past decade, the popularity of The Lady Chablis — the sassy, transgender nightclub performer, who stepped from the pages […]

Politician accused of sexual assault has local ties

Politician accused of sexual assault has local ties

For the past eight years, a Savannah-based advertising firm called Renaissance Marketing, LLC has been under contract by the city of Augusta to handle the advertising on the outside of Augusta Public Transit buses. The marketing company also manages the advertisements on buses in Savannah, Columbus and Hinesville, Ga. And while the company has received […]

Why did Barry Smith suddenly resign?

Why did Barry Smith suddenly resign?

Anyone who has ever had any interactions with Barry Smith, Columbia County’s former director of Community and Leisure Services, knows one thing is for certain: he is an extremely loyal employee. He’s not the type of guy to rock the boat. He keeps his head down and works extremely hard. Smith doesn’t like confrontation. He […]