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Teachers cash in, big time, by putting lessons up for sale

Miss Kindergarten is in the million-dollar club. So are Lovin Lit, the Moffatt Girls and about a dozen other teacher-entrepreneurs who are spinning reading, math, science and social studies into gold by selling their lesson plans online to fellow teachers around the world.

When to pay for ‘free’ shipping

First they wanted free. Now they want fast. As shoppers turn to the convenience of cyberstores, they crave shipping that can keep up with their demands.

Amazon.com boxes are shown stacked near a Boeing 767 Amazon “Prime Air” cargo plane on display in a Boeing hangar in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

GPA prepares for future with mega intermodal terminal

The Georgia Ports Authority is known throughout the maritime industry for its forward-thinking solutions to issues before they become obstacles.

Savannah Tech’s Skylar Huggett named top technical college student in state

Skylar Huggett, a welding and joining student at Savannah Technical College, has been named the states’s top technical student for 2017.

Why trade critic Trump now has outstretched hand

What happened to Donald Trump the “America First” trade warrior?

America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia opens new volunteer center

America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia provided more than 12 million pounds of food to those in need last year, and that number is set to rise thanks to a new volunteer center.

Trip Tollison, center, past board president of America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, speaks to the crowd before cutting the ribbon at the organization’s new volunteer center on Thursday. (Katie Nussbaum/Savannah Morning News)

Review board OKs Liberty Street hotel design

The Savannah Historic Review Board on Wednesday approved the design details for the Liberty Hotel, which is slated to be built across from the Savannah Civic Center at the corner of Tattnall and Liberty Streets.
A rendering of a new hotel proposed for Liberty and Tattnall Street. The Historic Review Board approved the design details of the development on Wednesday. (Rendering courtesy of Lynch Associates Architects)

Trade Center votes to move forward with expansion design

With a new convention hotel on the way and a $3 million appropriation in Gov. Nathan Deal’s supplemental 2018 budget, the board of the Georgia International & Maritime Trade Center Authority board Wednesday gave its architectural team the green light to design an expansion of the 17-year-old trade center building.

Business group hears Gulfstream’s philosophy of strength in diversity

Savannah’s Downtown Business Association got a dose of politics and a look at how Gulfstream is working to grow work capacity in the community.

Ask Brianna: What money moves should I make in my 30s?

Here are four tips for embracing financial adulthood.

SEDA: Distribution center changes to bring new jobs

The Savannah Economic Development Authority on Tuesday recognized two businesses that are collectively bringing more than 200 new jobs online.

Preciball USA opens distribution center in Pooler

Preciball USA, the world leader in the manufacturing and supply of industrial ball bearings, became the newest Pooler resident on Tuesday as officials cut the ribbon to the company’s new North American distribution center in the Westside Business Park on Highway 80.

Don Peak, general manager for Preciball USA prepares to cut the ribbon on the company's new North American distribution center in Pooler on Tuesday. (Katie Nussbaum/Savannah Morning News)

Pooler planners OK land split for future business

The Planning & Zoning Commission in Pooler this week OK’d a request from developers to etch out a 1.12-acre section of land on the south end of Pooler Parkway to house a new Savannah Tire franchise.

The location of a requested minor subdivision in the Armstrong Tract on Pooler Parkway.

Feds OK groundbreaking collaboration between Georgia, Virginia ports

The federal government on Friday gave its approval to an innovative agreement that allows the Georgia Ports Authority and the Virginia Port Authority to begin discussing ways the two ports can share information in certain operational areas to position themselves as the U.S. East Coast’s leading gateways for containerized cargo.

Gulfstream expanding services for growing Asia Pacific fleet

Savannah-based Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced Monday that it continues to add resources for operators in the Asia-Pacific region, home to the company’s largest and fastest-growing international fleet.

At Gulfstream Beijing, the first factory-owned business jet service center in China, technicians have serviced more than 600 aircraft in the facility’s four-plus years of operation at Beijing Capital International Airport. (Gulfstream photo)

CITY TALK: Savannah Music Festival influence continues even after concerts end

Just before “Stringband Spectacular” on the final Friday of the Savannah Music Festival, a polling firm was asking audience members about their festival experiences. The couple sitting behind me had come to town for six days of shows.

Scott Avett sings into his mic during The Avett Brothers’ performance at opening night concert of the Savannah Music Festival Thursday at the Johnny Mercer Theater. (Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News) Scott Avett sings into his mic during The Avett Brothers’ performance at opening night concert of the Savannah Music Festival Thursday at the Johnny Mercer Theater. (Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News) Scott Avett sings into his mic during The Avett Brothers’ performance at opening night concert of the Savannah Music Festival Thursday at the Johnny Mercer Theater. (Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News)

St. Joseph’s/Candler still growing health care 20 years later

It’s been 20 years since Savannah’s two oldest hospitals joined in a “remarkable journey” to expand their provider network throughout the region and better serve their communities.

The St. Joseph’s Hospital emergency department and day surgery facility recently underwent renovations. (Jan Skutch/Savannah Morning News)

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With passage of tax bill, Savannah Yacht Center to become reality

Rob Demere believes Georgia is poised to become a significant force in the yacht repair and refit business currently dominated by Southeast Florida, where the marine services industry generates an annual economic impact of approximately $1.6 billion.

CITY TALK: Bay Street redesign removes some parking spaces, widens sidewalks

During the current economic expansion, we are getting glimpses of Savannah’s future. Hotel projects are already transforming the west end of River Street, and we’re likely to see more investment in the area north of Bay Street and west of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.