Emily Jones

GPB Savannah Morning Edition Host/Reporter

Emily Jones locally hosts "Morning Edition" and reports on all things coastal Georgia for GPB’s Savannah bureau. Before coming to GPB, she studied broadcast journalism at the Columbia Journalism School and urban history at Brown University. She’s worked for the Wall Street Journal Radio Network, WHYY in Philadelphia, and WBRU and RIPR in Providence.

In addition to anchoring and reporting news at WBRU, Emily hosted the alt-rock station’s Retro Lunch as her DJ alter-ego, Domino.

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  • Public weighs in on Spaceport Camden
  • Savannah City Council delays decision on historic zoning change
  • Road resurfacing prompts lane closures on I-95 in Camden County  

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There's plenty to do in Savannah as the whether turns warmer. Tanya Milton of the Savannah Tribune has some tips.

Tanya's picks:

-With the Masters over, it's time for a local stop on the PGA Tour: RBC Heritage on Hilton Head. The competition begins Thursday and runs through the weekend. The full schedule is here; ticket information is here.

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  • City of Savannah closes 2017 with $10m surplus
  • Audit finds $1.2m went missing from Glynn County court office
  • RBC Heritage begins on Hilton Head  

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  • Historic window dispute goes before city council
  • End Gun Violence program seeks a new director
  • Hilton Head restaurants struggle to find staff  

Camden County Board of Commissioners

  • Park Service seeks public input on Savannah Landmark district
  • Spaceport Camden neighbors raise concerns
  • Savannah State names interim police chief  

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  • Family says police shooting victim was unarmed
  • Tybee mayor delivers State of the City
  • Endangered turtle rescued on Hilton Head  

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The start of April brings plenty to do in the Hostess City. Bevin Valentine Jalbert of Paprika Southern and Marianne Ganem Poppell of Savannah Master Calendar have some tips.

Marianne's picks:

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  • Savannah State police chief on leave amid sexual misconduct allegations
  • New rules approved for construction in two Savannah neighborhoods
  • Federal regulators consider summer flounder changes  

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  • Chatham County sues opioid makers
  • Suspect in U.S. 80 wreck arrested
  • State regulators suggest changes after osprey nest disruption  

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District

  • Corps of Engineers finishes construction on new reservoir
  • Right whale calving season ends
  • Beaufort County Sheriff's Office creates school threat app  

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