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Mary Carr Mayle

General Dynamics Corp. on Wednesday reported earnings that exceeded analysts’ estimates and raised its forecast as information-technology sales to the U.S. government made up for a weaker usual than demand for business jets.

Katie Nussbaum

“We’re seeing an increase of prohibited items come through the checkpoints, a lot of knives, tools and another things we’re seeing an increase in is the number of firearms coming through checkpoints across the United States,” said TSA regional spokesperson Mark Howell, who was at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport on Tuesday.

Bill Dawers / City Talk

“It wouldn’t hurt to try it,” City Manager Stephanie Cutter said last week during a city council workshop discussion of a proposed Bay Street “experiment,” which was later approved by council.

If you’re a regular reader of this column or if you follow the work of urban planners, you can probably think of several ways that the proposed experiment could — or will — hurt.

Michael Owens

Over the last week, I’ve noticed a lot of people walking through downtown poring over their smartphones. At first, I assumed they were taking photos or using a map for directions. It turns out I was half right.

They were playing Pokemon Go, an app that overlays Pokemon into real-life locations, using their current location through Google Maps.

Food & Dining

From July 29 – August 7, 2016, this 10-Day celebration of Savannah’s restaurant scene pays homage to the culinary heritage that makes our city unique — and is held in tribute to the restaurants that are becoming such a vital part of Savannah’s tradition of hospitality!