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UPS expects double-digit surge in Dec shipments

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DALLAS - UPS might levy surcharges or even turn away some holiday shipments this year if retailers surprise the delivery giant by dropping off more packages than they had planned.
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Savannah woman wins new Prius

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:42
When Savannah resident Audrey Moscosa-Rodriguez made arrangements to attend the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) in Los Angeles this summer, she anticipated three days of important networking opportunities.
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ThincSavannah joins four other cities to launch startup calendar for entrepreneurs

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:40
Local coworking space ThincSavannah is teaming with five other southeastern cities to launch a new information-sharing online calendar for entrepreneurs.
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Nonprofits and your readiness for bequests

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:40
A widely publicized report published in 2000 got the nation's charitable services sector's attention with its look at the coming transfer of wealth between generations to take place over the next 50 years.
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Business in Savannah in brief

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:39
Medical association honors J.C. Lewis family Savannah's J.C. Lewis Jr. family has received the Medical Association of Georgia's Donna Glass Non-Physician Distinguished Service Award.
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Ford profit falls in third quarter on truck costs

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:39
DEARBORN, Mich. - Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.
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Spanish tall ship visits Savannah riverfront

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 21:26
If you enjoyed Tybee's Pirate Fest earlier this month but still haven't gotten your fill of the swashbuckling life, you're in luck. El Galeón Andalucía is in town.
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Hashtags, Likes and Tweets: Savannah small businesses grapple with social media

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 21:25
What’s a hashtag? When should you use one? If you tweet, will anyone read it?
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BiS in brief: Savannah’s foreclosure rate declines

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 21:24
Savannah's foreclosure rate declines Foreclosure rates in Savannah decreased for the month of August over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic, a property information reporting firm.
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United Community reports 3Q earnings of $17.6 million

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:41
BLAIRSVILLE - United Community Banks Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) Thursday reported net income of $17.6 million, or 29 cents per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2014, a 38 percent increase over the same period a year earlier.
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Metro Savannah unemployment rate falls to 7 percent

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 09:48
ATLANTA - Metro Savannah's unemployment rate for September was 7.0 percent, down eight-tenths of a percentage point from 7.8 percent in August, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday. The rate in September 2013 was 7.2 percent.
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Protect your children from defective products

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 22:23
It's every parent's worst nightmare: a child getting injured - or even killed - by a defective car seat, stroller, crib, article of clothing or something as seemingly harmless as a toy.
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General Dynamics earnings, revenue up

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 22:22
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Critz Auto Group president talks succession, community legacy

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 22:21
Only 13 percent of family-owned businesses make it to the third generation, but if Critz Auto Group president Dale Critz Jr. has anything to say about it, there will be a fourth.
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BiS in brief: Rivers & Glen Trading Co. to hold grand opening

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 22:21
Rivers & Glen Trading Co. will hold a grand opening Friday for its new store at 24 Drayton St. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place in front of the store at 5:15 p.m.
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Ameris Bancorp reports $12 million net income for third quarter

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:38
MOULTRIE - Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ-GS: ABCB) on Wednesday reported operating net income of $12.0 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, for the quarter ended Sept. 30, compared to $6.6 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, for the quarter ended Sept.
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CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:23
First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that sell smokes.
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BiS in brief: Bands in the Ballpark features bands, networking

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 22:59
G. Holmes Bell IV, chairman and CEO of Hussey Gay Bell & DeYoung, has committed to a $150,000 gift to the Mercer University School of medicine, university President William D. Underwood has announced.
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Bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 22:58
I grew up in manufacturing as my dad worked for Ford Motor Company for 33 years.
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S.C. hopes Georgia will chip in for twin bridge

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 22:58
South Carolina's $15 million estimate to build a twin bridge over the Back River is a figure nearly equal to the reconstructed Back River Bridge that will go up first.
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