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New Bluffton storage site stirs curiosity, concern

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:11
After finding out that a new self-storage site was setting up in Bluffton, one woman called a reporter wanting to know how large it would be.
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Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:10
NEW YORK - Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them. It's a great idea - but it doesn't quite work.
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Hobby Lobby holds ribbon cutting, grand opening

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:09
Hobby Lobby Stores, an Oklahoma City-based retail chain of crafts and home decor stores, held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday for its new store at 11140 Abercorn St.
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CITY TALK: Proposed alcohol revisions raise questions about Savannah's leaders

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:09
"A multi-departmental City team including representatives from Police, Fire, the Revenue Department and the City Attorney's Office has been meeting for more than a year to draft comprehensive revisions to Savannah's Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance.
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BiS in brief: Apprentice program recruiting motivated job-seekers

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:08
Step Up Savannah's Chatham Apprentice Program (CAP) is recruiting for the next "E3: Educate, Empower, Employ" job skills training program, scheduled to start on Sept. 22 and run through Oct. 16.
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Hobby Lobby holds grand opening in Savannah

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:11
Site is first store in Savannah
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Business Events

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:03
Changes Coming to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Date: Sept. 4 Time: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Georgia Tech Savannah Campus Subject: The new ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 revisions are significant.
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Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:01
BRYAN BELLAMY New job title: Director of corporate compliance Company: D. J. Powers Inc. Duties: Bellamy will manage all areas of compliance for operations for D. J. Powers. Related experience: He has ten years of U.S.
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Robmark Web launches three sites for Revlon

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:46
Robmark Web, a Savannah-based website development company, has just launched the last of three websites they designed for Revlon Professional — Creme of Nature Straight From Eden, Roux Beauty and Lottabody — each of which were created for different lines of hair care products.
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Bitcoins: What you need to know about the cryptocurrency

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:42
While Bitcoin gains traction as a burgeoning digital payment system, the concerns regarding its use grow as well.
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BiS in brief: Management firm buys Carriage House apartments

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:42
Kole Management, a Savannah-based apartment management company, has acquired Carriage House Apartments, a 144-unit apartment community at 125 Tibet Ave.
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Startups offer banking for smartphone users

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:41
NEW YORK - The latest banks are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. Startups, such as Moven and Simple, offer banking that's designed specifically for smartphones, enabling users to track their spending on the go.
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U.S. consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:41
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed. Consumer spending edged down 0.1 percent last month after a 0.
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Another No. 1 ranking for our port

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 21:37
July might have been Georgia Ports' best month ever for containers, but it turns out the first half of 2014 wasn't so shabby either.
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Developer gets height increase for future rooftop restaurant and bar

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 21:37
A hotel developer was granted extra height for a future project near River Street, a petition filed after hotelier Richard Kessler received a controversial height map amendment earlier this summer.
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Court OKs $11,600 for Daufuskie land

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 21:36
A Daufuskie Island lot that was purchased for more than $200,000 about a decade ago was sold again for less than $12,000. And that's OK, the S.C. Court of Appeals said on Aug. 13.
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BiS in brief: Wright Security celebrates 25th anniversary

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 21:36
Savannah-based home and office security provider Wright Security Systems, Inc. is celebrating 25 years in business.
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U.S. bank earnings up 5.2 pct in 2Q

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 21:35
WASHINGTON - U.S. banks' earnings rose 5.2 percent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, as banks reduced their expenses and lending marked its fastest pace since 2007. The data issued Wednesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
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Forecast: Savannah jobs to grow 2.2 percent

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:36
ATLANTA - Georgia's economy will continue adding jobs and growing personal income for the rest of the year despite potential international problems, according to a university economic forecast released Wednesday.
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Proposed Jasmine Avenue apartment complex worries neighbors

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:35
A proposed $25 million waterfront apartment complex got an initial OK this week from the Metropolitan Planning Commission despite some backlash from neighbors worried about safety and boat access.
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