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- Posted: 03/04/2014 - 01:23
We can expect that the economy will continue to improve and have a good living. I just hope, the unemployment rate will be lessen.
- Posted: 02/26/2014 - 17:31
Hi.KEN SWEET my name is Barry Sendach CEO at Forex Global Solutions I appriciate youre post. I also thought one reason for us stock down due to gold fell by 0.3 percent to $1,253 an ounce in this year. U.S. April COMEX gold futures settled down by $8.70 at $1,251.20 an ounce. Gold price fell down impact on US stock market.
- Posted: 02/24/2014 - 10:44
I moved here to retire in 2010. From The Hamptons, NY. Since then I have seen the local people being pushed out of the Historic District. I had to move from Broughton and Barnard the property taxes so high ! I consider myself to be a local now. Buying to be able to walk and take the bus to what I needed. I see that Sav. has changed in the few years I have been here. Catering to the tourists, not the locals. Big chain stores took over main st. in EH. So local business was pushed out, not being able to afford the rents. How about helping the local merchants, stay in their shops. Now no buses stop on Broughton St. ! Older local people that have no cars, have to walk from Liberty St. to shop downtown. How about a hardware store and useful shops? I see all the vacation rentals, during the week, unless there is an event. They are dark. Also the cutting down of the beautiful old landscape or removal in the public areas, so sad. Is Savannah turning into Disney Land ?
- Posted: 02/20/2014 - 12:52
This article wasn't well researched. If it had been you would have found that Noble Mouse has an agency dog, Austin, that runs our Facebook page. He does a lot more than just sit around and look pretty. He contributes to brainstorm sessions and is a definite deal closer when clients visit our office. He also naps a lot but that's part of his job description so we let it slide.
Austin will expect a full page spread in a future edition.
- Posted: 02/01/2014 - 20:20
It's like no one in Congress understands how tax thresholds work. It's not that if you pass a certain limit, all of your income is taxed. On any threshold, only money above the limit is taxed.
So for instance if a person inherited $5 million, the person with $5m pays 45% on the $1.5m above the proposed $3.5m limit, so he/she would have $4.3m left. The tax would leave the person with 0.55 x 5 = $2.75m. Huge difference.
- Tom from http://www.lifeant.com/
- Posted: 01/19/2014 - 13:01
Great article Julia! As the community grows, I totally agree that a Hospital is something that should be looked at.
Would love a Costco too. And as an Apple fan, would love to see an Apple store open up. :-)
Thanks for the tip on the 'It's Cooler In Pooler" facebook page.
- Posted: 01/16/2014 - 06:52
For reduced rates and no fees, the PenFed Promise Visa is ideal. This credit card beats just about anything out there. All you have to have is a tie to the United States armed forces. Take a peek at https://personalmoneynetwork.com
- Posted: 01/11/2014 - 07:22
Interior designing is in large demand. Now a days people want their home, work area everything to be properly decorated or designed , so the interior designers have large scope and work to show their talent. This field also requires a lot of hard work and patience to match the clients needs.
- Posted: 12/27/2013 - 13:57
Please consider the Dickensian viewpoint as we ask the question, are we blaming the victims in this blog post!
- Reply to: Why should the Business Sector (all) be interested in Housing First as a solution to homelessness?Posted: 12/27/2013 - 13:53
We encourage you to also take the Dickensian view of this topic as we work to launch the Savannah Dickens Project by reading this blog post!
- Posted: 12/24/2013 - 15:54
We're interested in engaging the Chamber in the issue of homelessness & it's impact on the business & tourism sectors!
Please take a look at our BiS Featured Blogger & Forum posts to get a flavor for our interest in taxpayer savings regarding healthcare, jails, emergency care & other factors that get addressed when we look at these new solutions we're bringing to the community for discussion & feedback!
Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to all!
- Posted: 11/16/2013 - 02:20
This shows the rising market only for apartments. Hence, Fannie Mae, the government-controlled mortgage re-packager, posted $5.1 billion in profits for April, May and June of 2012. It was also the second time since the feds took over the company that it has shown a net quarterly gain. The posting is yet more evidence that the housing market is starting to move toward stability. Source of article: https://personalmoneynetwork.com/payday-loans
- Reply to: Why should the Business Sector (all) be interested in Housing First as a solution to homelessness?Posted: 10/24/2013 - 16:45
Great article, (titled: Can You Make Money and Feel Good About It?) sets a super perspective for how social impact investing has grown over the last few years & how orgs like JPMorgan are managing funds like this now too!
So, who needs more evidence that these things are REAL & that it's time for Savannah, Georgia & local investments to be done this way?
Maybe even a new approach for affordable housing, mentioned in this article!
This also gets us to pay-for-success projects... Who wants those?
- Posted: 08/13/2013 - 11:04
Gulfstream is a very important growth company for the entire SE region. I see their influence from Charleston to Melbourne, not just because of their own facilities but because of their supplier network as well. I hope you will do more on this important company in our region.
- Posted: 02/20/2013 - 11:22
Some nice coverage from Knight Digital Media Center on savannahnow.com's new mobile website
Why SavannahNow's mobile website looks like an app
Also, a great article from SMN V.P. of Audience, Steve Yelvington.
Why there's no news on our mobile homepage
- Posted: 02/06/2013 - 13:41
I really liked how Hasbro crowdsourced this promotion. Like you said, a great way to get the younger generation to give a damn about board games when they are already wrapped up in video games.
I tended to always use the car token when I played and do have an affinity for the derby hat. I never much was for the iron token so I am not too broken up that it is gone and the cat token looks pretty good.
- Posted: 11/30/2012 - 20:28
Maybe it's too forward-thinking to propose that the new bridge have four lanes instead of the two (plus the deceleration lanes as highlighted in the article). Won't the new South Carolina port facilities thrust significant increases in traffic along this corridor? So long as a completely new bridge is being constructed, that would be the right time for progressive infrastructure improvements like that, as surely South Carolina will be making widening improvements to Hwy. 17 just past the bridge.
- Posted: 11/19/2012 - 11:13
Thanks for the post! Our kick-off in Americus this past weekend was a great success. Young Gamechangers includes very enthusastic and innovative leaders from across the state and I'm excited to be a part of this initiative. Thanks to Georgia Forward for this proactive program to work with the City of Americus and the Young Gamechangers!
- Reply to: Savannah businesses explore China tradePosted: 10/23/2012 - 14:37
I agree with Mr. Wilfong, the city international outreach office has the potential to make a significant difference for small to medium size businesses in the Greater Savannah area. In addition to China, there are small to medium size companies in Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Israel and the United Kingdom that wants to do business with companies in the Savannah area. I encourage the outreach office and the local business community to embrace this opportunity. The City of Savannah Economic Development Department phone number is (912) 651-3653 and ask for MarRonde Lumpkin Lotson.
The World Trade Center - Savannah is another resource for local companies interested in learning more about international trade with foreign companies. Their phone number is (912) 447-9707.