Business In Savannah
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.
International Paper’s Savannah Mill will host an IP Foundation workshop on April 11, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., in the conference room located in the visitor’s building on site at 1201 W. Lathrop Ave.
Over the past several years, local business Maven Makers has provided Savannah creators with a collaborative place to learn, design and make products. With a spacious workshop full of tools, materials and ideas to inspire your next creative project, Maven Makers offers several membership packages for those in need of the resources to create. Members pay a monthly fee, receive safety training and can then utilize any of the equipment, from bandsaws and soldering irons to 3D printers.
President Donald Trump greenlighted the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it a “great day for American jobs” and siding with energy advocates over environmental groups in a heated debate over climate change.
Savannah Technical College’s Center for Traditional Craft will offer weekend workshops featuring classical architectural millwork with noted author and restoration TV host, Brent Hull, along with blacksmithing and monument repair for the April Historic Homeowners Academy workshops.
After sailing the Savannah River for more than 20 years Savannah River Boat Cruises’ riverboat is off to a new home in Kentucky.Captain Johnathan Claughton, owner of Savannah Riverboat Cruises. The company has sold the older Georgia Queen boat after purchasing a newer, larger vessel last year. (Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News file photo)
America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia received $50,000 this week from the International Paper Foundation to address food insecurity in coastal Georgia. This donation is part of International Paper’s disaster relief effort brought on by Hurricane Matthew. International Paper Company Foundation in North America supports U.S. not-for-profit organizations within the communities where International Paper has operating facilities.
At right, Mary Jane Crouch, America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia executive director, and Karen Bogans, International Paper Savannah communications manager, celebrate a donation from the International Paper Foundation to the food bank.
Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids and the place newlyweds went to choose appliances, has said that after years of losing money that there is “substantial doubt” it will be able to keep its doors open.Jack Walsh, 85, and his 82-year-old wife, Mary Ann, visit with a reporter at a Sears store, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. They said they have shopped at Sears their entire lives, buying items from curtains and window treatments to tires and tools. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Premium Peanut, which operates the world’s largest shelling facility in Douglas, Ga., will spend $14 million to begin producing peanut oil, officials said.