Business In Savannah
AUGUSTA – As part of a strategic restructuring to focus its business on lifestyle publications, property development and new business, Morris Communications Co. announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell the assets of Morris Publishing Group, including the Savannah Morning News, to GateHouse Media.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia has agreed to offer coverage in the state insurance exchange in the 85 counties that will have no other health plans in 2018.
The fields in South Georgia are green this time of year and laden with cucumbers, eggplant and melons — vegetables that represent summertime and healthy eating.
By Stan Choe
A screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. The DJIA closed above 22,000 points for the first time, driven by a big gain in Apple on an otherwise mixed day for the market. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER
In this Thursday, July 27, 2017, photo, Cheryl Bast, left, is accompanied by her daughter Liz Pierson, as she works on an application for a position with Omaha Public Schools, during a job fair held at Omaha South High School in Omaha, Neb. On Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, the U.S. government issues the July jobs report. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
By Maria Ines Zamudio and Michelle Minkoff
In this photo provide by the Bryan, Texas Fire Department, taken April 29, 2014, Bryan Texas firefighters stand outside the Bryan Texas Utilities Power Plant following an explosion and fire. Earle Robinson, 60, and other employees were doing maintenance work at Bryan Texas Utilities Power Plant, about 100 miles north of Houston, when there was a loud explosion. Workers called 911 and pleaded for help. Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal statistics. (Bryan, Texas Fire Department via AP)
By PAUL WISEMAN
FILE - In this Saturday, July 8, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and China’s President Xi Jinping arrive for a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. Trump and his economic advisers see U.S. trade deficits as a sign of economic weakness. They point to 41 straight years of U.S. trade deficits as evidence that America has been out-competed, out-negotiated and flat out cheated by trading partners like China, Mexico and Germany, countries that consistently sell more to the United States than they buy. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)