Business In Savannah
The Savannah business community got a chance to honor and say thanks to Lori Collins of Savannah Coffee Roasters at the Chamber of Commerce business awards banquet last night.
Coffee Roasters Savannah won the award for “Small Business of The Year Award.” The award given by the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce was an emotional one for recipient Lori Collins who recently loss her husband and business partner John Collins, founder of Coffee Roasters. From Left: William W. Hubbard, president Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce and Lori Collins. (Adriana Iris Boatwright/For the SMN)
By Eric Tucker AND Mary Clare Jalonick
Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., left, with Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., right, questions Facebook’s General Counsel Colin Stretch, Twitter’s Acting General Counsel Sean Edgett, and Google’s Senior Vice President and General Counsel Kent Walker, about the Russian ads during a House Intelligence Committee task force hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The spring and summer beach season may be big for business on Tybee Island, but city residents and entrepreneurs want to remind everyone that the work doesn’t end when the season does.
Angela Caldwell, owner of Caldwell’s Cottage Boutique, arranges items in her Rags 2 Ritches collection. Caldwell is a member of the Tybee Island Development Authority and a supporter of the Buy Local Tybee initiative. (Kelly Quimby/Savannah Morning News)
By Christopher S. Rugaber
In this Aug. 3, 2017, photo, packages ride on a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. While jobs have been lost in brick-and-mortar stores, many more have been gained from e-commerce and warehousing. Amazon accounts for much of the additional employment. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Last week, Savannah City Council approved the conversion of Montgomery Street from one-way to two-way traffic between Liberty Street and Broughton Street.
The Georgia Department of Economic Development today announced that Briggs & Stratton, the largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment, will create more than 50 jobs and invest $18 million in the expansion of its existing manufacturing facility in Bulloch County.
Kroger stores will hold holiday job fair
Savannah and Chatham County have joined for a feasibility study of broadband services.