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More than seven months after fire destroyed the northern half of a massive warehouse at Georgia Ports Authority's Ocean Terminal, a new structure is beginning to rise in its place.
WASHINGTON - Strong stock market gains and higher home prices boosted Americans' net worth in the April-June quarter to a record high, a trend that could encourage more spending. U.S.
ATLANTA - Democrat Jason Carter attacked Republican rival Gov. Nathan Deal Thursday for the rise in the state's unemployment rate while the governor blamed technical errors and an influx of out-of-state job seekers.
Taste of Tybee to feature island restaurants, caterers The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 18th Annual Taste of Tybee Business Connection from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion.
ATLANTA - Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August was 8.1 percent, up four-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 7.7 percent in July, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday. The rate in August of last year was 8.
The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a $425,000 civil penalty against Savannah-based Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. for failing to comply with federal guidelines related to training aircraft mechanics.
U.S. consumer prices edged down in August, the first monthly drop since the spring of 2013, as gasoline, airline tickets and clothing prices all fell. It was the latest evidence that inflation remains under control.
NEW YORK - Pizza Hut is testing out a lighter pizza in two U.S. markets as it seeks to freshen up its menu and regain its footing against competitors.
Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. CVS doled out more than 5 million, or double its total from a few years ago.
Colonial Chemical Solutions Inc., a subsidiary of Savannah-based Colonial Group Inc., has bought Acme Southern Inc. based in Pineville, N.C.
Small business grant to help rural S.C. areas The Savannah office of the Small Business Assistance Corp. (SBAC) has received a $25,000 grant from the U.S.
NEW YORK - The stock market rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve told investors to expect low interest rates for a while yet, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to a record high.
U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the market for new, single-family homes surged this month to the highest level in nearly nine years. The brighter outlook reflects growing optimism that sales will increase over the next six months.
DETROIT - Early demand is so high for General Motors' new small pickup trucks that the company is hiring more workers to build them even before one is sold to the public.
United Community Bank will add five staffers based in Savannah to its mortgage services division for coastal Georgia, bank officials announced Tuesday.
The shrimp-baiters season in South Carolina may be as lackluster as it was last year.
Neovia Logistics, a global, industrial logistics company based in Irving, Texas, cut the ribbon in Savannah Monday for a new container cross dock operation for Caterpillar Inc. as part of Caterpillar's global hub-and-spoke network.
Ten Savannah business, medical and community figures have agreed to don bright pink wigs to raise awareness and funds for Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia.