BiS

Medient Studios gets legal victory, temporary restraining order lifted

A Nevada judge has denied a request by the ex-CEO of Medient Studios for a preliminary injunction and court-appointed receiver to dissolve his former company, a small victory for the beleaguered Effingham County entertainment company and its board of directors....

Tradewinds offers apology for grounded ship

The casino boat Escapade left the Tradewinds dock on the Bull River shortly after 7 p.m. July 15 for what was scheduled to be a five-hour cruise, but ran aground some time before midnight.

Original designer, contractor return to build shelter addition

Architect Anne Smith said the addition will address the shelter’s need in helping teenage children.

Gulfstream looking good through 2014

Despite a small drop in year-over-year revenues and operating earnings, Savannah-based Gulfstream Aerospace posted a strong second-quarter performance, pushing margins significantly past analysts’ expectations for the second quarter and setting the scene for a “very strong” third-quarter perfo...

Business in Savannah in brief

Metro Savannah foreclosure rates decrease...

Savannah Bee Company featured in Google economic report

This is the first year a business outside of Atlanta has been selected in Georgia.

Hobby Lobby: Planting confusion on the contraceptive mandate

The United States Supreme Court’s 2013 term ended June 30 with the high-profile Hobby Lobby opinion, which raised more questions than it answered....

Veteran Hinesville Realtor steps aside

HINESVILLE — George Holtzman, the longest-serving member of Georgia Real Estate Commission, is stepping down from his role as broker/owner of Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors, after 40 years in the industry....

Robert Jepson among Leadership Georgia award winners

Leadership Georgia, an affiliate of the Georgia Chamber, has named Savannah businessman Robert Jepson as one of its three 2014 award winners for their contributions to Leadership Georgia, their communities and the state....

JCB presents check to Lady Bamford Center

JCB executives joined administrators, teachers and board members of the Lady Bamford Center for Early Childhood Development Monday to celebrate JCB’s donation of $100,500 — proceeds from the company’s recent Mud Run and Dig the Ride events....

CITY TALK: Savannah could learn a few things from Louisville

At a press event last week on the first day of the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Ky., Mayor Greg Fischer noted that we were all standing on a site that was formerly “junk yards and scrap yards.” The ongoing creation of Louisville’s glorious 85-acre Waterfront Park along the Ohio River is...

Former Savannah Film Services director sues Medient Studios

Former Savannah Film Services director Jay Self has sued Medient Studios in Chatham County for $60,000 in back pay and for the value of company stock he says he was promised. Self was president of corporate affairs for Medient from December through late June, when Medient’s new CEO Jake Shapiro to...

Here's how to get cheaper (and legal) HBO in Savannah

Premium TV shows — ones that HBO churns out that become Emmy award winners — are hard to come by for cord-cutters.

BiS in brief: Rayonier announces quarterly dividend

Gas prices drop in metro Savannah...

CITY TALK: Kayak Kafe Midtown follows model of freshness and flavor

City Talk covered Kayak Kafe in 2004 when the restaurant opened at 1 E. Broughton St....

Beyond Broughton: Three small businesses move to bigger and better spaces in the Historic District

Facing steep rent hikes and one lucrative buyout offer, these shopkeepers saw the writing on the wall and began looking for new spaces.

Newsmakers

F. CARL WALTON New job title: Vice president for student affairs Company: Savannah State University Duties: Walton will provide overall leadership for various units of student affairs to integrate academic and student development programs and activities. Related experience: Walton served as vice pre...

Business Events

ONGOING BNI – Business Network International Local Chapters: • Referrals Have Power: 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesdays, GoodWill Industries, Richmond Hill • Savannah Business Connections: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Hilton Garden Inn Southside, off Abercorn • Crosstown Connections: 8-9:30 a.m. Wednes...

Business in Savannah in brief

Savannah insurance agencies recognized...

SLIDESHOW: New businesses springing up in Pooler

Business in Pooler is growing by leaps and bounds. In fact, in the first six months of 2014 more than 40 food, retail and personal care services have opened in the city....

Cantwell tours Gulfstream Aerospace

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell was a long way from home Friday, but no matter. She was a woman on a mission....

Business in Savannah in brief

E-Pellets acquires mill for wood pellet production...

South Carolina's Beaufort and Jasper counties report higher unemployment rate

COLUMBIA, S.C. — In an unusual reversal, Beaufort County’s unemployment rate in June was worse than South Carolina’s average rate....

City Alderman Tony Thomas opens Stuff Store in Savannah Mall

According to Thomas, there is something new in his stores every day.

Medient hires Pinewood Studios architect

The company is planning a movie and game production complex on the IDA’s 1,500-acre property at Interstate 16 and Old River Road.

BiS in brief: Metropolitan Savannah Rotary Club installs new president

Robert McCorkle has been sworn in as the fourth president in the brief history of the Metropolitan Savannah Rotary Club....

Portside: 'Loved the ship, hated the cruise'

The casino cruise ship Escapade was having a great first sail from its Savannah berth Tuesday evening before trouble — in the shape of a huge sandbar — reared up and put an end to the festivities, passengers said Thursday....

Georgia unemployment rate rises to 7.4 percent in June

Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June rose to 7.4 percent, up two-tenths of a percentage point from May, the state’s Labor Department announced Thursday....

BiS in brief: Insurance agency owner recognized

Insurance agency owner recognized Allstate agency owner Terry Carter has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2014 due to his role as a business leader and involved citizen. The Allstate Premier Agency designation is bestowed on fewer than 48 percent of Allstate’s nearly 10,000 agency ow...

Development at historic Trustees' Garden property gains momentum

The property is being developed by Randolph Street Development LLC.

Syndicate content

Explore more of Business In Savannah

 

Current weather

Broken clouds
Jobs
JOBS
Homes
HOMES
Autos
AUTOS
Savannah Deals
DEALS

Sign Up! - BiS Email Newsletter

Recent Job Postings

Loading...


Business In Savannah | business news for the creative coast