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New Audi dealership planned at New River Auto Mall

Audi Hilton Head will soon have a new facility at New River Auto Mall.

Michelle Flores/Bluffton Today Hardeeville and Jasper County officials help break ground Tuesday on Audi Hilton Head at New River Auto Mall.

City Talk: Downtown density debate: Boring but important

We had some big news last week in Savannah. Mayor Eddie DeLoach’s bold call for reappraisal of the Talmadge Memorial Bridge and the Confederate monument in Forsyth Park prompted a fascinating discussion among members of City Council.

Business education opportunities ramp up for fall

As the school year opens, so do the learning opportunities for the business community. Among the upcoming offerings: A small business financing forum by UGA Small Business Development Corp.; website globalization and the basics of international business by the World Trade Center Savannah.



Derek Kolb

NEWSMAKERS: 23 HunterMaclean attorneys in The Best Lawyers

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Diana McKenzie

Four Savannah lawyers named to Young Lawyers leadership roles

Four Savannah

Wheeler H. Bryant

NEWSMAKERS: Leadership Savannah graduates 42

Leadership Savannah graduates 42

Liberty County shines as economic development gem

When it comes to development authorities, Liberty County’s is far from the largest. But that fact hasn’t stopped it from being widely recognized as one of the best.

Elan Technology, headquartered in Liberty County, is Americas largest independent manufacturer of ceramic and electronic glass insulators used in the automotive, telecommunications, appliance, health, aerospace and defense industries. (Photo by Elan Technology)

Three generations of Kims instill spending spirit

By Eric Talmadge

In this Wednesday, July 26, 2017, file photo, samples of different types of Taedonggang beer are displayed in a refrigerator at the Taedonggang Brewery in Pyongyang, North Korea. Three generations into Kim Jong Un’s ruling dynasty, markets have blossomed and a consumer culture is taking root. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

City Talk: Take close look at Savannah’s Confederate monument in Forsyth

The current national controversies about the role of Confederate monuments in 21st century America have led many Savannahians to question the presence of the large memorial in Forsyth Park. Mayor Eddie DeLoach and members of City Council addressed the question at Thursday’s meeting.

Hollywood hacking reveals more than just leaked movies


11 states added jobs in healthy July report


Bakery brings special flavor to Sundays

It hasn’t taken long for Auspicious Baking Company to live up to its name. The shop at 5224 Skidaway Road has only been open for two months, but you can find a line outside every Sunday morning — the only day they’re open.

Mark Ekstrom grabs a plate of chocolate filled croissants, a customer favorite that Kaytlin Bryant just baked at Auspicious Baking Co. (Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News)

Owens: ‘Lift Every Voice’ brings free museum admission, history for all

Tomorrow, you have an amazing opportunity in this city for free education, and it’s one you don’t want to miss.

Hospitality publication highlights Savannah success stories

There’s a success story behind nearly every one of the 27,000 tourism and hospitality industry jobs across Chatham County. Whether it’s a former dishwasher turned general manager or a cook who now owns a successful restaurant group, the opportunity to climb the ladder is ever-present.

Sharing their tourism success stories at Thursday’s Tourism Leadership Council luncheon were Guillermo Montes, Tracy Boles, Sherrie Spinks, Leonard Massey and Kal Patel. The group along with hundreds of others are featured in TLC’s “I am Tourism; Opportunity is Here” publication, which highlights hundreds of local hospitality success stories. (Shelly Mobley/For the Savannah Morning News)

Vogtle installs steam generator in new reactor under construction

Even as Georgia Power and its partners prepare a report for later this month on what it would cost to finish two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, work there continues with the installation of a massive steam generator in one reactor.

SPECIAL A steam generator is installed at the Plant Vogtle Unit 3 nuclear reactor on Tuesday. It uses heat from the nuclear core to convert water into steam for power generation. A 1.4 million pound steam generator is installed at the new Plant Vogtle Unit 3 nuclear reactor. (Contributed photo)

Logistics experts: Organization lessons translate to smaller businesses

With one of the biggest shipping operations in the country, Savannah is known for its port, warehouses and operating logistics. Some of the area’s best logistics experts say the lessons from the large endeavors will translate to making any size business run as successfully and efficiently as possible.



Mindee Sellers (Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News)



Photo by Laura Mulder, Raul Sagastegui (“Mr. Bronze”) in his workspace.