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Mary Carr Mayle

The Maritime Logistics Education Taskforce has graduated its fifth class of logistics interns, partnering with four school systems and 20 business partners to give area high school students real-time experience in one of the area’s fastest-growing industries.

Katie Nussbaum

April was another recording setting month for the Georgia Ports Authority and officials expect the momentum to continue as the organization enters the last few weeks of the 2017 fiscal year.

Bill Dawers / City Talk

Savannah City Council is poised to consider a new “fee” that would add 25 cents to most sales tax eligible purchases over $10 in the busiest portions of downtown. The revenue would fund Savannah Serves, an ambassadorial program that was created, according to the official website. We could debate the merits of the program, but it certainly has laudable goals of assisting visitors, beautifying downtown and providing more resources for public safety.

Michael Owens

Tourism is sometimes seen as a monolith. As someone who has been in hospitality and tourism my whole life, I can assure you it’s not. It’s made up of people, small business owners, entrepreneurs and a host of other characters.

Food & Dining

Lulu’s Chocolate Bar has become a staple in Savannah. Tourists make sure they find them, and the locals know all about them. Lulu’s is unique in that it could be perfect for a cocktail before dinner or a spot to satisfy that sweet tooth afterward. On the surface, there’s a perfect partnership.