After an extensive discussion with developers and the public, Pooler Planning Commissioners on Monday recommended that the City Council approve a site plan for a new Publix at the Savannah Quarters community — with some conditions.
Pooler Planning Commissioner Brian Cornwell asks representatives of a proposed new Publix development to explain how stormwater will drain from the site duringa review of the grocery store's site plan Monday (Kelly Quimby/Savannah Morning News).
In addition to the $18.1 million the city of Pooler is spending on construction of a new municipal complex on U.S. 80, officials in the growing city have spent $1.8 million on land for the complex since work began two years ago.
The city of Pooler has purchased and cleared these three lots along West Collins Street to serve as an overflow parking lot for the city’s forthcoming municipal complex. (Kelly Quimby/Savannah Morning News)
Developers proposing a new industrial park for Jimmy DeLoach Parkway cleared a major hurdle after the Pooler City Council signed off on a rezone of more than 328 acres of property to accommodate the site.
A controversial request to rezone more than 328 acres of property to house an industrial park on Jimmy DeLoach Parkway is coming back to the Pooler Planning Commission for review Monday — about six months after Pooler City Council members rejected it amid concerns about public safety.
Pooler planning officials this week signed off on a request to incorporate additional parcels of land into a larger planned unit development, but they declined to recommend changes that would allow for the city’s first mid-rise apartment complex.
A recent study by a consulting firm in New Jersey has named the city of Pooler the top ranked location in the Eastern region of the United States when it comes to costs to operate a high-tech manufacturing plant.
Chatham County officials on Tuesday signaled the end of the first phase of some long awaited improvements to the Turner Creek boat ramp.
Photos by Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News- County Commissioner Tony Center, left, Patrick O’Brien, Robert Drewry, right, director of parks services and public works and others say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Turner Creek boat ramp.
Between October 2013 and September 2014, more than 1 million people visited Tybee Island, where they generated $93 million for local businesses, according to a recent study by researchers at Armstrong State University.
Photos by Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News Visiting the island from Virginia, Chris Croon with son Ryan, 6, along with Katharine, left, and Brenda Kennedy walk around Tybee Island Light Station and Museum.
Citing concerns about public safety, officials in Pooler on Monday turned down a request to rezone 328 acres of property off Jimmy DeLoach Parkway to house a new industrial park.
Kelly Quimby/Savannah Morning News - Contractors move earth at the site of the future football stadium in Pooler. The city is in the midst of an effort to develop the recreation complex off Pooler Parkway.