Business In Savannah
By Patrick Whittle
Savannah has now hosted eight versions of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon.
The Port of Savannah saw a 32 percent increase in container trade during October, with Garden City Terminal moving 410,000 TEUs — or 20-foot equivalent container units, which was an increase of nearly 100,000 TEUs.
Visit Savannah and Visit Tybee were honored along with the Golden Isles Convention and Visitors Bureau with the Bill Hardman, Sr. Tourism Partnership Champion Award last week at the Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference on Jekyll Island.
JCB wins ‘Pillar of Industry’ Award
By Martin Crutsinger
FILE- In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during the G30 International Banking Seminar, at Inter-American Development Bank headquarters in Washington. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases its latest monetary policy statement after a two-day meeting. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Aside from your dog being wise to the old hiding pills in a piece of cheese trick, the busy schedules of pet parents, frequent dose changes and medication side effects can sometimes make it difficult to make sure Fido gets the proper care when it comes to prescriptions.
Dr. Jason King, veterinary neurologist with Live Oak Veterinary Neurology on Stephenson Avenue, has developed Heel!, a new mobile and web app designed to help pet parents communicate seamlessly with their veterinary care team through push notifications for dosage reminders and changes to dose amounts. (Photo by Teresa Earnest/Courtesy of Heel!)
United Way of the Coastal Empire is now 74 percent of the way to its 2017 fundraising goal, thanks to the generosity of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. With a little less than two weeks left in the campaign, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation presented a $2 million gift to United Way to be put toward the community goal of $8,251,841.
Pictured from left to right, front to back: Mark Bennett, Gulfstream; Campaign Chair Dr. Todd Cellini, South University; Cheryl Smith, Gulfstream; President & CEO Gregg Schroeder, United Way; Chris Nowicki, Gulfstream; Al Wright, Gulfstream
D. J. Powers Company, Inc., an international logistics provider headquartered in Savannah, was presented the World Trade Center Savannah International Business of the Year Award Thursday at the annual Savannah Chamber of Commerce business awards banquet on Thursday night.
President and CEO of D. J. Powers Inc. Rhett Willis accepts the World Trade Center Savannah International Business of the Year Award from William Hubbard, president of the Savannah Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented at the chamber’s business awards event held on Thursday night. (Photo courtesy of D.J. Powers, Inc.)
Comcast will be increasing speeds of some of its most popular Internet tiers over the next several weeks, the company announced this week. Rollouts of the new speeds will begin in early November and continue through mid-December and will be available across Savannah.
When you have the words “Savannah” and “port” in the same sentence, it’s a fairly safe bet that you’re talking containers.