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Savannah Film Commission Director Suspended

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A suspension has been imposed on the director of the Savannah Film Commission. 

The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon during a press conference.

City officials say Director Jay Self is under suspension with pay pending his dismissal.  This is the first step in the dismissal process. Self's boss and Leisure Services Bureau Chief Joe Shearouse is stepping in temporarily.  

News Three is told that the city is unable to comment on what led up to Self's suspension.

Self is responsible for bringing big film business to Savannah. He is appealing his dismissal.

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