Historic Savannah Foundation drops suit to block Ben Carter's Broughton building demolition

The Historic Savannah Foundation is dropping its legal challenge against the city's Zoning Board of Appeals over the demolition of 240 W. Broughton St., clearing the way for a new four-story structure to house clothing retailer H&M.

CITY TALK: A first look at Savannah's 100 worst properties

A number of years ago, two blighted houses marred Barnard Street just north of 40th Street.

WJCL-TV manager named to similar job in Indianapolis

Les Vann, the president and general manager of WJCL-TV since January 2013 has been named to a similar position with WISH-TV and WNDY-TV in Indianpolis, LIN Media announced Monday.

Savannah rental market bullish

Savannah's rental industry is performing well post-recession, a result of a surge in local demand combined with a nationwide slump in home ownership.

State launches campaign to support small businesses

ATLANTA - Small businesses are getting help from a few sources normally associated with the splashy announcements of major corporations bringing hundreds of jobs to the state.

BiS in brief: Exhibit at the 2014 Business Expo & Awards luncheon

Average retail gasoline prices in Savannah have fallen 2.2 cents a gallon in the past week to $3.29 a gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 262 gas outlets in Savannah.

Mimicking the airlines, hotels get fee-happy

Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.

Best Lawyers 2015

Best Lawyers is a respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, with a listing in the publication conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. Lists of outstanding attorneys are compiled through peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of lawyers confidentially evaluate their profes...

World Trade Center keeping its regional promise

Its charter may say World Trade Center Savannah, but these days, it could just as easily be called World Trade Center Southeast Georgia.

CITY TALK: 'The Grey' brings classic 20th century Savannah building back to life

Great cities find ways of reinventing themselves when faced with adversity. And so do great buildings. Many of us feared the deteriorating former Greyhound bus station at 109 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. would eventually have to be torn down.

MBAs Across America program sends Stanford students to Savannah

Everyone loves a good road trip, but imagine a cross-country excursion that incorporates elements of a summer internship with the bonus of helping entrepreneurs and small businesses in multiple cities.


BOBBY HICKS New job title: Managing director Company: US Energy Sciences, Inc. Duties: Hicks will direct all operational and business functions of the Vidalia lighting manufacturer from sales and marketing to manufacturing, product development, human resources, accounting and innova...

BiS in brief: Hinesville-fort Stewart MSA workforce ranked high

Hinesville-fort Stewart MSA workforce ranked high The Hinesville-Fort Stewart Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) recently was featured in the top 2 percent of MSAs nationwide for its workforce attributes in Area Development magazine’s 100 Leading Locations for 2014. Rankings were...

Dick's Sporting Goods hiring in Savannah for fall opening

Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest full-line sporting goods retailer in the U.S., has announced it is hiring its new store scheduled to open this fall in Savannah.

Governor visits Gulfstream

Gov. Nathan Deal stopped by the G650 manufacturing facility Friday to help Savannah-based Gulfstream Aerospace celebrate General Aviation Manufacturing Week and thank the global company for its commitment to Savannah and the state.

MICHAEL OWENS: Taking time to talk logistics and tourism

You've probably heard the stories of famous bands who, when they perform, demanded a dish of only blue M&M's be placed in their dressing room.

BiS in brief: Job fair scheduled for Home Depot next week

Dick's hiring for new Savannah store Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest full-line sporting goods retailer in the U.S., has announced it is hiring for its new store scheduled to open this fall in Savannah.

New storage facility planned for Bluffton

COLUMBIA - A project listed as "Bluffton Self Storage" could be coming to town, specifically to the end of Oliver Court,according to state records.

Keurig strikes deal with Kraft on coffee brands

NEW YORK - Keurig Green Mountain says it struck a deal to make Kraft's branded coffees, such as Maxwell House and Gevalia, for its single-serve brewing systems in the U.S. The companies did not disclose financial terms of the deal.

Ben Carter Enterprises cancels plans for Augusta outlet mall

Developer Ben Carter - who's in the middle of plans to re-develop Savannah's Broughton Street retail corridor - has canceled plans for a fashion outlet mall in Augusta about four months before it was scheduled to break ground.

Reach for the stars: Visit Savannah talks online reputation with local hospitality industry

In the modern world of leisure and hospitality, success is increasingly defined by the number of small yellow stars next to a hotel or restaurant's name online, a fact not lost on Savannah's largest industry.

Leadership Savannah announces 2014-15 class

Leadership Savannah, a one-year program that focuses on developing leadership skills to improve the community has named the members of its 2014-2015 class.

GPA delivers big lift for cancer patients

Good things don't always come in small packages, as evidenced by the cutting-edge cancer treatment equipment that recently moved from Kobe, Japan, through Georgia Ports Authority's Ocean Terminal in Savannah.

BiS in brief: New Hobby Lobby store to open on Labor Day

New Hobby Lobby store to open on Labor Day Hobby Lobby, a national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, will open its first outlet in Savannah on Sept. 1 at 11140 Abercorn St. in the Southchase Shopping Center.

Metro Savannah jobless rate increases in July

ATLANTA - Metro Savannah's unemployment rate for July was 7.9 percent, up five-tenths of a percentage point from 7.4 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday. The rate in July of last year was 8.1 percent.

Bank of America's $17B settlement not as large as it appears

Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide Financial has cost it tens of billions of dollars over the past six years. An expected $17 billion settlement with the Justice Department will increase that toll, but not by a full $17 billion.

Citi Trends continues turnaround

Savannah-based Citi Trends, a national chain of value-priced urban clothing, accessories and home goods, followed a successful bounce-back first quarter with an even better second quarter, company officials said Wednesday in a conference call with investors. Total sales in the second quarter ended A...

BiS in brief: Ga. military academic training center planned

Ga. military academic training center planned State and college officials broke ground Tuesday for a new $10-million education and training center that will serve as a multi-functional resource for military veterans transitioning to civilian careers The training center will be locat...

NEVILLE STEIN: A case for budgeting (move over Washington): Part 3

Last time we discussed the thorny and vital task of projecting revenues for your business. This is our third and final part of the three part series considering budgeting, and here we will concentrate on the other side of the equation - the expenses.

Media General, LIN Media to sell Savannah stations WTGS and WJCL

The parent companies of Savannah stations WSAV, WJCL and WTGS have announced plans to sell off two of their stations in order to gain regulatory approval for a merger.

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