Business In Savannah
In January 1958, a Savannah teenager lost his job with the Central of Georgia Railroad. But the railroad’s loss proved to be Bryan County’s and the local banking industry’s gain. Tuesday, after 60-years as a banker, South State Bank Senior Vice President, and former railroad worker, Jimmy Burnsed spent his last day on the job.
Richmond Hill banker Jimmy Burnsed smiles while pauses from cleaning out his office. The document framed in the gold frame in the front left of the photo is his first W-2 from 1958. (Jamie Parker/Bryan County Now)
By Matt O’Brien and Barbara Ortutay
FILE - This file photo provided by Facebook demonstrates parental controls on Facebook’s new Messenger app for kids. Child development experts and advocates are urging Facebook to pull the plug on its new messaging app aimed at kids under 13. A group letter being sent Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, to CEO Mark Zuckerberg argues that younger children aren’t ready to have social media accounts, understand privacy concerns and navigate the complexities of online relationships. (Courtesy of Facebook via AP, File)
Savannah mom Leilani Lowry faced a problem making her favorite family treat — cone cakes, which are cakes baked inside ice cream cones.
Leilani Lowry, founder of Yippee! Cone Cake Co., shows off her new line of cone cake bases that will keep cone cakes upright during the entire process: baking, cooling, frosting, displaying and storing. (Photo courtesy of Yippee! Cone Cake Co.)
Savannah’s tree-lined squares and cobblestone streets have welcomed their share of fictional characters over the years.
Production crews work on the set of “Love at the Shore,” a Hallmark Channel movie that was filmed in Savannah and on Tybee Island. The movie was one of 12 feature films shot in Chatham County in 2017. (Photos courtesy of the Savannah Area Film Office)
Savannah Family Moose Lodge 1550 officials on Wednesday donated $4,000 each to three local charities at part of their annual check presentation event.
Patti Lyons, from left, Chris Sweat, Moose Lodge member Daniel Walker and Michael Lowery with annual lodge donations on Wednesday. (Courtesy Moose Lodge)