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Georgia's foreign-owned businesses step up activity

18 hours 43 min ago
ATLANTA - Activity increased during the first three months of the year at Georgia plants operated by foreign-owned manufacturers, according to figures released Monday by Kennesaw State University's Econometric Center.
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BiS in brief: Ameris reports net income of $8.4 million in 1st quarter

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 23:08
Ameris reports net income of $8.4 million in 1st quarter Ameris Bancorp reported Tuesday its net income increased 66.5 percent to $8.1 million, compared to $4.8 million for the same quarter in 2013. Revenue during the first quarter totaled $47.
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Benchmarking Savannah's high techs

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 23:07
Today is the second annual SCORE State of Small Business luncheon on Hutchinson Island. Registration for the event maxed out at more than 200 people at least a week ago.
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SCCPSS puts high school grads to work

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 23:07
The Savannah-Chatham Public School system will host a job fair for high school seniors who are ready to get to work.
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Savannah homeowners get OK to rent spare rooms to travelers

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 23:07
Savannah homeowners got an initial OK Tuesday to rent spare bedrooms to travelers as long as they live in the house and it's in a multi-family residential area.
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GPA unveils new wetlands

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 23:06
A $3.7 million storm water runoff project at Georgia Ports Authority has converted unused land at Savannah's huge container port into a man-made wetland designed to filter pollutants from rain water before it goes into the Savannah River.
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Supreme Court to hear dispute over Internet TV broadcasts

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 21:15
WASHINGTON - Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being.
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Thawing out: Warmer temperatures lift U.S. economy

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 21:15
WASHINGTON - Spring's thaw is reviving the economy, too. A recent batch of government and business reports show a U.S. economy emerging from winter's deep freeze.
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CITY TALK: Shopping for vinyl at Graveface -- on Record Store Day and every day

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 21:14
When I got to Graveface Records & Curiosities on West 40th Street just after lunch on Saturday, the store had already had a big day.
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BiS in brief: Mud run raises $10K for Savannah charities

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 21:13
Mud run raises $10K for Savannah charities The Big Nasty Mud Run x5 on April 5 brought more than 1,200 competitors from as far away as Connecticut and raised $10,000 for local charities, according to organizers. The 4.
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Gas prices in metro Savannah edge upward

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 09:33
Average retail gasoline prices in Savannah have risen 2.7 cents a gallon in the past week to $3.64 a gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 262 gas outlets in Savannah. The national average has increased 2.
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Business Events

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 00:25
MJAC hosts job skills training Date: April 21-24 Time: 10 a.m.-noon Location: Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410-B Richard St. Sponsor: City of Savannah Registration: Registration is required as seating is limited. Call 912-525-2166.
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Sat, 04/19/2014 - 21:40
ANGELA JAMES New job title: Project coordinator Company: Rives E. Worrell Co. Duties: James is responsible for subcontractor and vendor contracts, invoice processing, vendor compliance and administrative office duties.
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Skidaway Island sees return of million-dollar home sales

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 21:39
With home prices on the upswing and days on the market decreasing, one of Savannah's most exclusive zip codes is seeing its poshest real estate start to move again.
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Mind the Gap: New study puts Savannah on list of cities with fastest growing gender pay gaps

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 21:38
Savannah makes it onto a lot of lists these days - Most Romantic Cities, America's Coziest Cities and Best Place to Party to name a few - but one list it probably didn't anticipate landing on is cities with the fastest increase in gender pay gap.
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BiS in brief: Savannah State scholarship gala set for April 26

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 21:38
Savannah State scholarship gala set for April 26 Savannah State University's President's Scholarship Gala will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 26, in the Student Union ballroom with proceeds going to support student scholarships.
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CITY TALK: Restaurant offers innovative menu at Congress and Martin Luther King Blvd.

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 21:37
Ampersand held its grand opening party on April 18, but the new restaurant and bar at 36 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard has been open since early March.
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Unemployment falls in 21 states

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 00:15
WASHINGTON - More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4½-year recovery.
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