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  • With an annual economic impact of $2.5 billion, Savannah’s tourism industry provides many positives for the city, but finding the perfect balance between millions of visitors and the quality of life for residents has been a longtime debate without a lot of answers.

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Mary Carr Mayle

To help our readers get through the stresses of tax season and better prepare for the year ahead, the Savannah Morning News and Savannahnow.com have again teamed up with Hancock Askew &Co. to take questions regarding individual and small business returns.

Katie Nussbaum

With an annual economic impact of $2.5 billion, Savannah’s tourism industry provides many positives for the city, but finding the perfect balance between millions of visitors and the quality of life for residents has been a longtime debate without a lot of answers.

Bill Dawers / City Talk

I’ve written here repeatedly about the zoning crisis in West Savannah. For years, neighborhood activists have tried in vain to get the area rezoned, but efforts stalled, largely because of inaction by Savannah city officials. The lack of substantive action on zoning – the term we use for what uses are allowed in what places — led directly to the mess surrounding The Stage on Bay.

Michael Owens

There are roughly 27,000 people who work in tourism in Savannah who are taking a deep breath today. They’re breathing deeply, gearing up for tourism’s peak season. Savannah’s St. Patrick’s Day kicks off a new season for us. As the parade has wrapped up another year, everyone is girding up for peak season. It’s here, and we’re ready.

Food & Dining

I don’t think one could think of comfort food without including homemade cookies and a cold glass of milk. There aren’t too many things in this world that a good cookie can’t make better.