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Ameris Bancorp reports $12 million net income for third quarter

8 hours 42 min ago
MOULTRIE - Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ-GS: ABCB), today 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. 30, 2013.
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CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

17 hours 57 min ago
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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Savannah Tech creates Center for Traditional Craft

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 22:54
Savannah Technical College officials Tuesday announced the establishment of the Center for Traditional Craft, a new initiative for the college's historic preservation department.
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Effingtham won't hire consultant to vet Moon River

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 23:07
The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority has decided against hiring an outside consultant to vet the capability of Moon River Studios to deliver what it promises. At a workshop on Oct.
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Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong U.S. hiring

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 23:07
WASHINGTON - U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months.
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Not so fast cordcutters - cable's not going anywhere

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 23:06
Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years.
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CITY TALK: Funding mechanism for Savannah Serves will hurt businesses, consumers

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 22:38
The proposed ambassadorial program Savannah Serves, which would put three teams of trained employees on downtown streets, was greeted enthusiastically by many last week, but we have a lot of questions here at City Talk.
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Savannah area gas prices settle below $3

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:11
Average retail gasoline prices in Savannah have fallen 11.4 cents a gallon in the past week to $2.98 gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 262 gas outlets in Savannah. The national average has fallen 6.
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Business Events

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 00:24
Caesarstone recruiting in Savannah Date: Oct. 20 Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Sat, 10/18/2014 - 22:12
CINDY HALSEY New job title: Vice president, completion planning and design
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Business in Savannah in brief

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 22:10
Assisted living center planned for Pooler Oaks Senior Living, based in Cumming, and Savannah-based Development Associates Inc. have announced plans to develop an assisted living and Alzheimer's care community in Pooler.
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CITY TALK: Priorities for new Savannah-Chatham police chief

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 22:10
Joseph "Jack" Lumpkin will take over as chief of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department on Nov. 9.
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New film services director talks about 'Magic Mike' effect, goals

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 22:09
In an inauspicious beige building tucked away in Daffin Park, the Savannah Film Office gives few outward clues of its function as the primary point of contact for major Hollywood television and film productions looking to use Savannah as a backdrop.
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Stocks end week with rally

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 22:55
NEW YORK - The stock market capped a turbulent week with a big gain Friday, a sign of renewed investor confidence after days of gloomy economic news.
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