Business In Savannah
The Georgia Ports Authority approved rail and gate expansion projects on Monday that will double on-dock rail capacity and open service to inland markets.
Georgia Ports Authority Board members approved the Mega Rail project at their board meeting on Monday. The project will double on-dock rail capacity. (DeAnn Komanecky/Savannah Morning News)
C.H. Robinson raises money for Savannah charities
Colleen Smith’s love for Cohen’s Retreat began long before she purchased the Skidaway Road property five years ago and transformed it into one of Savannah’s most unique restaurants and retail spaces.
Photo courtesy of Cohen’s Retreat - Purchased five years ago by Colleen Smith, Cohen’s Retreat, a former nursing home on Skidaway Road, has been transformed it into one of Savannah’s most unique restaurants and retail spaces.
Over the past decade, Paint the Town Pink has served hundreds of women and raised thousands of dollars, but it all began as a small, casual conversation between friends. The partnership, between St. Joseph’s/Candler and the Savannah Morning News, renews each October to raise breast cancer awareness and encourage women to get mammograms
By Carolyn Thompson
This undated photo provided by The Strong shows the three toys inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame Class of 2017, from top left, the Wiffle Ball, the paper airplane and the board game Clue. The trio was honored at the upstate New York hall on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (Victoria Gray/The Strong via AP)
By TOM MURPHY
In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, photo, Dr. Jesse Pines poses for a portrait at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences Clinical Learning and Simulation Skills (CLASS) Center in Washington. Pines teaches emergency medicine at the school and also does a rotation in the hospital’s emergency room. A push by the insurer Anthem to limit ER visits to true emergencies worries doctors and patients who question whether they will make the right call or get stuck with a bill. “I think it’s completely unfair to patients,” said Pines. “It runs the risk of really hurting some people.” (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Georgia employers’ health care costs are lower than the national average, a recent survey has found.
The Georgia Medical Society held its 17th annual Health Care Heroes Awards banquet earlier this week honoring individuals in the community who were nominated for their many health care activities. These individuals were nominated by organizations and individuals who felt they had involved themselves in making health care better in this community.
E. Daniel DeLoach, M.D. presents Carl L. Rosengart, M.D. with the Physicians Lifetime Achievement during the Georgia Medical Society’s 17th annual Health Care Heroes Award banquet earlier this week. (Photo by Leslie Wilkes)
By Maria Danilova
Volumes of tax regulations are stacked on the dais as the House Ways and Means Committee begins the markup process of the GOP’s far-reaching tax overhaul, the first major revamp of the tax system in three decades, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The second to last meeting of the year was a busy one for the Historic District Board of Review on Wednesday. During the meeting, which lasted more than three hours the board approved three major projects in the downtown area – one hotel and two residential buildings.
Preliminary rendering by Gunn Meyerhoff Shay Architects - The Historic District Board of Review approved the height and mass for Hotel Anne, a three-building hotel being developed by North Point Hospitality at 602 E. River St. on Wednesday.
Junior Achievement of Georgia-Coastal Region, along with the Colonial Group, Inc., honored three members of the Savannah business community Tuesday night as inductees for the 2017 Savannah Business Hall of Fame.
David Paddison, left and his father Bob Paddison, were inducted into the Savannah Business Hall of Fame. (Shelly Mobley/For the SMN)
Parker’s opens 50th store