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Last week when I was racing down the road to get to an appointment on time, I had a sudden revelation. This was not uncommon for me. It has become a regular occurrence. I am never late – well, almost never, but I often arrive at meetings or appointments with only moments to spare. Of course, that means that I have to stop and take three deep breaths to calm my frazzled nerves.
The Metropolitan Planning Commission on Tuesday delayed a zoning request for a new mixed-use development in the Starland District, voting to continue the petition brought by The Foram Group for a live, work, play development known as Starland Village until Feb. 27.
The Metropolitan Planning Commission delayed a zoning request for a new mixed-use development in the Starland District on Tuesday, voting to continue the petition brought by The Foram Group for a live, work, play development known as Starland Village until Feb. 27. (Will Peebles/Savannah Morning News file photo)
Located in the Thomas Square Streetcar neighborhood, the Starland District is one of the Savannah’s fastest growing areas. Home to local art galleries, technology startups and designers, there’s no shortage of creativity.
The former New Covenant United Methodist Church sits at the intersection of Bull and East 38th streets on Friday. Savannah-based Foram Group plans to develop a $40 million live, work, play community known as Starland Village at Bull and 38th Streets. The development, which will be spread across three lots, includes the former New Covenant United Methodist Church and the lot to the north that was previously owed by the City of Savannah, is expected to cover roughly 130,000 square-feet. (Will Peebles/Savannah Morning News)
For 20 years, the Tourism Leadership Council has honored some of the best and brightest stars in the tourism and hospitality community through the Tourism Awards and Scholarship Dinner. Over the years, we have expanded our awards to grow with our tourism industry, and refined our selection process for our award winners.
Savannah-based Carver State Bank, along with partner Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, has been awarded $30 million in New Markets Tax Credits from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund through Carver Financial Corporation, Carver State Bank’s holding company and affiliated Community Development Entity.
After a disappointing week of budget announcements, Savannah’s harbor expansion project may be moving closer to receiving the funds needed to finish the project.
The 300 foot dredge Alaska, off the coast of Tybee Island, deepens the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah. The project will deepen the shipping channel from 42 to 47 feet at mean low water. (Photo courtesy of Georgia Ports Authority/Stephen B. Morton)
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In this combo of file photo taken on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, a television screen headlines the stock index news at the close of trading on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, top, and a television screen headlines the Dow Jones industrial average on Monday, Feb. 12. The stock market has found firmer footing following its breathtaking drop earlier this month, where the S&P 500 lost 10 percent in just nine days. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
The Savannah Music Festival has received a $75,000 grant from The William Randolph Hearst Foundation in support of its Musical Explorers program, which serves thousands of students and teachers across Savannah.
Musicians perform during a concert for the Savannah Music Festival’s Musical Explorers program in December. The program, which serves thousands of students and teachers across Savannah, was recently awarded a $75,000 grant from The William Randolph Hearst Foundation. (Photo courtesy of the Savannah Music Festival)