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Memorial Health gets new CEO, board as ownership change nears

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 4:10pm

Memorial Health has selected Shayne George to be its chief executive officer once its sale to HCA Healthcare is completed.

City talk: It’s only rock ‘n’ roll….

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 9:32pm

Savannah has now hosted eight versions of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon.

Bigger ships bring record growth to port in October

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 5:32pm

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, Tybee honored at state tourism conference

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:52pm

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.

NEWSMAKERS

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 11:12pm

NEW HIRES/PROMOTIONS

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Yellen’s impact on the Fed and the U.S. economy

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 9:20pm

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)

Savannah vet finds way to help give your pets their meds

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 9:01pm

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!)

City Talk: Expect more investment in Montgomery corridor

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 6:48pm

I have been writing for years about the inevitability of major investment in the Montgomery Street corridor north of Victory Drive. The area is close to downtown, convenient for multiple modes of transportation and dotted with dramatically underutilized properties.

Ask SCORE: Are marketing, sales the same thing?

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 2:27pm

We often hear “marketing” and “sales” used interchangeably. They are not the same any more than leadership and management are the same. You manage things, you lead people. Marketing addresses awareness, while sales calls for action.

United Way receives $2M from Gulfstream

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 10:20pm

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 honored for support to help local businesses compete worldwide

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 10:19pm

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.)

Hiring jumps after storms as 261K jobs added

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 10:18pm

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER

In this Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, photo, a potential job candidate takes a flyer from a human resources representative at a Target store in Dallas. The U.S. government issues the October jobs report, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Comcast increases wireless speeds in Savannah

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 9:23pm

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.

Board’s Powell tapped as Yellen denied 2nd term

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:37pm

By Martin Crutsinger

Federal Reserve board member Jerome Powell speaks after President Donald Trump announced him as his nominee for the next chair of the Federal Reserve in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

PORTSIDE: Brunswick port keeps cargo rolling

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:35pm

When you have the words “Savannah” and “port” in the same sentence, it’s a fairly safe bet that you’re talking containers.

Weekly ship schedule

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:35pm