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Ask SCORE: Give your website a health check

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 7:25pm

With so many business needs vying for your attention, you might overlook your website’s performance. Web analytics put an abundance of data at your finger tips.

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter visits storm-damaged Fort Pulaski; declines comment on Trump

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 6:09pm

Recent hurricanes, a tornado and sea rise have all caused damage to Fort Pulaski, park officials said.

U.S. Congressman Buddy Carter hears from Fort Pulaski staff members about needed repairs at the national park. DeAnn Komanecky/Savannah Morning News.

Airport to invest in equipment to de-ice runways

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:47am

Winter Storm Grayson dumped just less than three inches of snow at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport last week and shut down runways for more than a day, according to Savannah Airport Commission executive director Greg Kelly.

Snow and ice from a winter storm blankets the runway at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport last week. (Photo courtesy of Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport)

Farmers learn ways to check crops using drones

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 7:17pm

If you’re a farmer looking to keep a closer eye on your crops or need a better way to survey hundreds of acres after a storm, agriculture experts suggest looking to the skies.

Joe Mari Maja, a research sensor engineer with Clemson University, talks about the DJI Inspire 2 drone during an agriculture educational session Thursday at the South East Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. The session presented farmers and growers with the basics on using drones to survey crops, animals or storm damage. (Katie Nussbaum/Savannah Morning News)

Portside: Winter storm presents few problems at port

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 6:49pm

Savannah’s rare winter storm closed the city’s major cargo ports for just more than 24 hours last week, an icy hiccup that was quickly overcome through an extraordinary response by several groups, according to Georgia Ports director Griff Lynch.

Ice on the vessels made working them prohibitive until last Friday morning. (Special to the SMN)

Weekly ship schedule

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 6:20pm

Edminster: Creative Coast lets you get messy

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 8:22pm

“Take chances, make mistakes, get messy,” the immortal saying from Ms. Frizzle and her Magic School Bus ring louder than ever in my mind.

SEDA highlights record year

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 7:39pm

The Disney brand is known for having some of the most cheerful, customer-focused employees in the world.

Doug Lipp, former head of training at Disney University, gives the keynote speech at the 2018 Savannah Economic Development Authority Annual Meeting. (Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News)

Liz Weston: Why you should save for something fun

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 7:43pm

Financial planners tend to have firm ideas about the most important goals: You should save for retirement, pay off debt and build an emergency fund. Buying a pair of $200 sneakers or an ultra-high definition TV is probably not on that list.

Visit Savannah launches new website

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:02pm

No matter if you’re a local searching for the best new place to grab a drink on the weekend or a visitor searching for a cozy bed and breakfast the newly redesigned Visit Savannah website has you covered.