“I try to be the best concierge on Tybee. We weren’t just driving people around. We would pick up a pizza from Huc-A-Poos and deliver it. Or someone would say, ‘Hey man, just swing by my house and feed my dogs.’ We always tried to go above and beyond.”
Around Savannah, there are more men than women working at car dealers but women have come a long way from the ’60s when, some Savannah car dealers recall, many dealerships had no car saleswomen at all. “I think the interest of women coming into the automobile dealerships would come in the ’70s,” said Kaminsky. “We started seeing interest, not only in sales but management also.”
Since the sale closed, Linchris has spent more than $1 million to renovate the hotel, Loehr and Thomas said. “This is our passion,” said Loehr, who moved here from Waterford, Vt., to run the hotel. The work has already paid off.
Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News - Hotel Tybee as seen from the Beachside parking lot.
I manage the advisory board meeting and put together the advisory board in Savannah. It’s a non-fiduciary board. They help us grow the bank. They’re community leaders — 18 total in Savannah, business owners in our community.
I’m a certified registered nurse-anesthetist. I went to the University of South Carolina for a masters in biomedical science with an emphasis in nurse anesthesia. I also hold a bachelor of science in nursing.
“I sell homes. I assist in buying and selling; I advise clients on buying and selling and lending options. We assist our sellers with home improvements and staging if needed. We bring in an interior design expert to get the house ready for the market.
BiS Profle: Heather Murphy, owner of the Heather Murphy Group, a real estate firm
I’m not a big city person. We don’t have the traffic-jam problem. And people here are more friendly … The biggest competitor is Charleston, but Savannah is better with Forsyth Park, River Street, the restaurants. And we’re building more hotels. Savannah is growing very fast.
There are at least 10 hospices in the Savannah area. And though they differ in size — Living Care Hospice has 40 patients; Hospice Savannah has 200 — they share a philosophy: ensuring death with dignity and, in the days and months as death approaches, providing compassionate care.
The mannequin at the entrance to the Liberty Street boutique was wearing a straw hat – despite being headless — plus a Navaho print vest, a feather necklace and an over-the-shoulder bag edged with fringe.
Photos by Steve Bisson/ Savannah Morning News- Mary Liz Craft, left, and Emily Bargeron at their store, Mamie Ruth/M.Liz Jewelry Studios & Boutique, on West Liberty Street.