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Julia Ritchey

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ThincSavannah joins four other cities to launch startup calendar for entrepreneurs

Local coworking space ThincSavannah is teaming with five other southeastern cities to launch a new information-sharing online calendar for entrepreneurs. Called StartupPoint Calendar, the online resource will be the first in a series of crowdsourced tools that will connect startups with people and information in Atlanta, Charlotte, Asheville and Wilmington, N.C.

Savannah-area startups woo investors

Savannah-area home sales rise in September

Dick's Sporting Goods opens on southside

National retailer Dick's Sporting Goods unlocked its doors this week at its newest location next to the supersized Kroger Marketplace on Mall Boulevard, joining a burgeoning retail renaissance on the southside.

Mayor's small business conference rallies local entrepreneurs

In a city frequently maligned for having too many regulatory hoops to jump through, a conference held Thursday sought to clear some of those hurdles and encourage Savannah's small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

State of the Port: Georgia Ports Authority positioned for growth

After a year of record-breaking numbers and hard-fought battles for harbor deepening funding, Savannah’s port is positioned for significant growth and could eventually eclipse the ports of New York and New Jersey to lead the east coast, the executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority said Thursday.