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Georgia Ports Authority Board members approved a budget increase this week of $5.8 million for the port’s Mason Mega Rail project. The money will cover work to integrate American parts into large cranes for the project being manufactured in Finland.

For the past couple of years, Miss Sophie’s has had the honor of cooking for touring groups visiting our lovely city. We provide dinner at the Mighty Eighth for one of the nights they’re in town. Almost all of the tourists in these groups are retired people traveling with friends or groups.

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Mary Carr Mayle

Savannah’s rare winter storm closed the city’s major cargo ports for just more than 24 hours last week, an icy hiccup that was quickly overcome through an extraordinary response by several groups, according to Georgia Ports director Griff Lynch.

Julia Ritchey

The independent conference series TEDx is returning to Savannah for its sixth year today, featuring 15 speakers expressing their ideas about this year’s “Balancing Act” theme.

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Business Profiles

  • Our main business is awards and trophies. Also corporate incentive awards, plaques, acrylic awards. We are an engraving shop. We can do individual style engraving like stainless steel and marking the metal with the laser. Also promotional products like ink pens, coffee cups, nametags. And we do signs.

  • Personal training, group fitness, rehab and massage. We work with shoulders, necks, hips and backs— (wherever) people have pain, injury, lack of function. We work with cancer patients, people with MS, Parkinson’s, neurological disorders from neuropathy, spinal cord injury, that kind of stuff.
  • CCMG is a financial management and tax advisory company that also specializes in valuation and litigation support. We are relationship driven and take an entrepreneurial approach in partnering with clients.

  • The whole concept was a neighborhood bakery, deli and marketplace where everybody goes and hangs out. (Yia Yia’s also does catering.) … There’s this unique business in Ardsley Park …We try to get authentic – real Greek stuff.

  • We provide quality materials to builders, remodelers and do it yourselfers, with a strong emphasis for custom homes. 

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Bea Wray

Recently, the Creators’ Foundry in Savannah had the pleasure of welcoming Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke to speak at the Kauffman Foundation 1 Million Cups program.

Michael Owens

Those who have lived here for many years remember a time when spring was the busiest time for visitors in Savannah. From St. Patrick’s Day until the summer heat of June was peak season, but in November and December things slowed down considerably. In 2009, just 18 percent of guests visited in the fourth quarter of the year.