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Vox Populi: ‘The corridor of I-16, with the removal of all the trees, looks like a nuclear wasteland.’

DoSavannah.com - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 5:30pm

“The corridor of I-16, with the removal of all the trees, looks like a nuclear wasteland.”

Metropolitan Planning Commission swears in new officers

Business In Savannah - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:00pm

The Chatham County-Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission recently named four new officers, including a new chairman, James Overton, who fills the seat recently vacated by Tanya Milton.

Zapp: Cutting taxes sinks Kansas — is country next?

Business In Savannah - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 9:59pm

“We’re not in Kansas anymore.” It’s a good thing because the radical tax cuts Kansas Governor Brownback implemented back in 2012 did serious harm to his state and its economy.

Hotel Indigo partners with retailer for city-inspired fashions

Business In Savannah - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 9:58pm

In order to inspire travelers to visit Savannah and stay at Hotel Indigo Savannah Historic District, Hotel Indigo partnered with global online fashion retailer ASOS to curate a clothing collection inspired by the city of Savannah.

Georgia-native and social media influencer Asiyami Gold selected pieces from ASOS’s men’s and women’s clothing website, which Gold then grouped and curated into the collection inspired by the city of Savannah. (Photo courtesy Asiyami Gold)

Savannah Economic Development Authority announces tech partnership with SCAD

Business In Savannah - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 9:57pm

The Savannah Economic Development Authority and the Savannah College of Art and Design announced a new partnership on Tuesday that aims to help SCAD alumni develop commercially viable digital products and advance the city’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Scott Brown, creative director for SCAD+ talks about the new entrepreneurial program during the Savannah Economic Development Authority monthly Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday. The new program, which will be jointly funded by SCAD and SEDA, aims to help alumni develop commercially viable digital products and advance the city’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. (Katie Nussbaum/Savannah Morning News)

Savannah Technical College named best by Military Times

Business In Savannah - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 9:51pm

For the second year in a row, Savannah Technical College has been named Best College in the nation for career and technical colleges by Military Times.

Savannah Technical College veteran graduates celebrate before commencement. For the second year in a row Savannah Technical College has been named Military Times Best College in the nation for career and technical colleges. (Photo by Stephen Morton)

Author/interfaith advocate journeys through spirituality of Kahlil Gibran in free Savannah lecture

DoSavannah.com - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:07am

“We have forgotten — or have we? — that there is but one universal language and that its voice is art.” — Kahlil Gibran

Savannah’s annual Holiday Tour of Homes benefits community nonprofits

DoSavannah.com - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:07am

Savannah’s Holiday Tour of Homes and Inns is always a highlight of the season.

Eat It and Like It: Giving thanks for Savannah’s culinary triumphs

DoSavannah.com - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:07am

It’s a good time to take a great taste of Savannah. Have you noticed? Most people don’t. 

Empire of Sound: Just another Thanksgiving for punk weirdos in Savannah

DoSavannah.com - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:06am

No one finds punk music, and especially hardcore punk, in their 30s. That’s utterly ridiculous.

Rayonier buys Canadian company

Business In Savannah - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 8:45pm

Rayonier Advanced Materials has announced the acquisition of a Canadian paper company.

File Photo of Rayonier’s Jesup plant Rayonier Advanced Materials has announced the company has purchased a Canadian company that produces cellulose, pulp, and paper. The two companies will operate under the name of Rayonier Advanced Materials.

NEWSMAKERS

Business In Savannah - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 11:44pm

NEW HIRES/PROMOTIONS

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Warehouse, infrastructure owners buck sluggish REIT market

Business In Savannah - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 8:26pm

By Alex Veiga

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, file photo, shoppers sit while taking a break at the Garden State Plaza mall, in Paramus, N.J. Real estate investment trusts are lagging the broader market this year, weighed down by struggling malls and weak growth in other sectors. Rising interest rates, which can make REITs less attractive to dividend investors, haven’t helped. But warehouse, data center and other types of REITs are bucking the trend. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Retailers get ready for holiday shoppers

Business In Savannah - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 8:24pm

Holiday shopping season arrives this week, and retailers are optimistic consumers will be out in force.

Mike Finn, the manager at Best Buy talks about some of the products that seem to be trending this holiday season like the latest smart home technology that allows people to control many devices in their homes remotely. (Robert Cooper/for the Savannah Morning News)(Robert Cooper/for the Savannah Morning News)

Enjoy ‘A Motown Christmas’ in Savannah with former members of The Capitols, The Temptations and The Miracles

DoSavannah.com - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 3:51pm

After more than 50 years, the Motown Sound remains as popular and enduring as it has ever been.

Jekyll Island merges canceled festival, tree lighting into ‘Merry Shrimpmas’

DoSavannah.com - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 3:50pm

Hurricane Irma may have forced Jekyll Island to cancel its premiere event, but it hasn’t stopped the community spirit.

Unplugged: Lights, lights, and more lights for Savannah holidays

DoSavannah.com - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 3:50pm

The sun may set early this time of year, but the Savannah area is alive with lights for the holidays.

South Carolina Ballet brings 50th anniversary of ‘Nutcracker’ to Savannah

DoSavannah.com - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 3:50pm

The South Carolina Ballet is returning to Savannah with its 50th anniversary production of “Nutcracker.”