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HOS Management breaks ground on downtown hotel

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:42pm

HOS Management, a second-generation Savannah hospitality and development company, expanded its footprint on Tuesday with a groundreaking for The Cambria Hotel Savannah Historic District.

World Trade Center CEO showcases Savannah work

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:41pm

Savannah’s World Trade Center is receiving praise from the CEO of the World Trade Centers Association.

Scott Ferguson, CEO of the World Trade Centers Association, spoke at the SEDA board meeting on Tuesday. (DeAnn Komanecky/Savannah Morning News)

President includes Savannah port dollars in budget

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 8:56pm

The president’s civil works budget announcing $49 million for Savannah’s Harbor Expansion project is good news, port officials said.

The Cosco Development, a 13,000 TEU capacity vessel, is show at the Garden City Terminal. The ship is one of Neo-Panamax vessels calling on Savannah while not fully loaded. (Photo courtesy of GPA)

General Dynamics to buy CSRA for almost $7 billion

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 8:54pm

Associated Press

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with manufacturing executives at the White House in Washington. General Dynamics is buying CSRA for almost $7 billion. Novakovic said in a printed statement that the deal will help it provide cost-effective IT solutions and services to the Department of Defense, intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

4 robots that aim to teach your kids to code

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 8:17pm


FILE- In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, Anki Cozmo coding robot is on display at CES International in Las Vegas. Cozmo, which debuted in 2016, now comes with an app called Code Lab that allows kids to drag and drop blocks of code that control its movements and animations. They can even access facial and object recognition functions enabled by Cozmo’s front-facing camera. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

City Talk: St. Patrick’s Day festivities reach crossroads

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 8:09pm

St. Patrick’s Day means many things to many people. It’s a religious holiday, a celebration of Irish culture, a reason to party, a community-spirited parade, a major tourist draw, a reason to party some more.

City Talk: Whitaker Street experiment shows promise, raises questions

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 4:31pm

The city of Savannah has launched a pilot project to reduce Whitaker Street to one lane from Bay Street to Broughton Street.

Renovation gives 1920s Savannah apartment building new future

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 3:19pm

From the street, it’s hard to miss the transformation happening at the building on the corner of Maupas Avenue and Habersham Street. Over recent months, its worn, peeling orange exterior has been replaced with crisp white stucco.

Business profile: BCKYRD creates visuals for social media

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:12pm


BCKYRD formed when the partners realized they were freelancing for one another. (Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News)

Ask SCORE: Business owners wear many hats

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:11pm

To build a successful business, an entrepreneur must wear at least seven functional “hats.” On any given day, they may include finance officer, marketer, HR manager, even office janitor. These seven hats are often overlooked but are perhaps the most critical to entrepreneurial success.

Unlimited movie-theater deal could be too good to survive

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:04pm

By Tali Arbel

In this Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Cassie Langdon stands outside of AMC Indianapolis 17 theatre in Indianapolis. With MoviePass, Langdon said she’s taking more chances on smaller releases instead of sticking with blockbusters and their sequels. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Shipping shakeup? Amazon may deliver its own packages

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:03pm

By David Koenig and Joseph Pisani

In this Nov. 20, 2015 picture, UPS airplanes sit on a tarmac at the company’s Worldport hub in Louisville, Ky. Shares of delivery companies FedEx and UPS are falling in Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, premarket trading following a report that powerhouse Amazon is readying its own delivery service for businesses. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

South University is off probation; sale approved

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 8:00pm

South University is off probation and has been approved as a nonprofit institution.

South University is now a nonprofit college. (Photo courtesy of South University)

Portside: Developers, builders staying busy in Savannah’s red-hot industrial market

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 7:25pm

When you have the fastest-growing deep-water port in the country, it’s bound to create a domino effect. So it should come as no surprise that Savannah is now the fastest-growing industrial real estate market in the country.

Belfast Commerce Park in Richmond Hill is an example of a site being developed outside of Chatham County (Rendering courtesy Collier’s)

Savannah Classic Cars and Museum opens for cruise down memory lane

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 7:24pm

For a city so rich in history, it seems like a museum devoted to vintage cars is long overdue. Savannah Classic Cars and Museum, which opened downtown in October, will have a grand opening to give families and car enthusiasts a chance to visit the first museum of its kind in the area.

Weekly ship schedule

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 5:11pm

Frontier Airlines announces flights to Denver, Philadelphia

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:48pm

Frontier Airlines will begin non-stop service from Savannah/Hilton Head International airport to Denver and Philadelphia this spring, the company announced Thursday.