Category: Local Bid-ness

Broughton Street – Charm or Chain (or both?)

Friday, August 24, 2007

With the recent arrival of chain stores downtown, it makes one (and the SMN) think – is Broughton Street morphing from charm to chain? An article in the Savannah Morning News highlights the merging of these two retail types. When tourists board a trolley in Savannah to drink in the sights, they ask to be […]

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Two Green Thumbs Up to a Georgia Bank!

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

According to August 9th’s Multi-Housing News’s Out & About, United Community Bank has announced a financing program for green building projects. This is fantastic news for Savannah and it’s growing group of green lovers (Melaver, Savannah Country Day School).

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Creative Kiddies vs Creative Adults

Monday, August 6, 2007

An article in the Savannah Morning News last week notes that Jepson Center provides an alternative to weekend cartoons for kids and their parents. Your kids can expand their minds as they play in the ArtZeum, which is full of interactive stations that are child-friendly, designed so children can engage themselves without a lot of […]

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AASU Awarded $3.4 Million in Grants

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Armstrong Atlantic State University has been awarded three grants totaling $3.4 million dollars to enhance their nursing program and community health education. According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: University System of Georgia Nursing Education Task Force grant will provide the college with $189,320 per year across three years to hire five additional full-time nursing […]

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Steph and the Chefs

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Attention Savannah Foodies, there is a new food blog in town – and from a great news source! Steph and the Chefs “cook up something new each Monday morning on WJCL’s Good Morning and Fox 28’s AM Alive! Steph and the Chefs tape their segments at Kitchens on the Sqare in downtown Savannah.” A few […]

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Creative Coast Company Helps Rebuild World Trade Center

Friday, July 6, 2007

A Statesboro company will get it’s chance to help the rebuilding efforts almost six years after September 11, 2001. Viracon, an architectural glass fabricator, has been awarded not only their largest contract ever, but also the contract to be the glass supplier for Freedom Tower (which was World Trade Center Tower One)! Very cool! A […]

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Four Year Medical School Program Being Established in Savannah

An existing joint clinical program between a Baptist university in Georgia and a Savannah hospital plan to expand in to a four-year medical program. Quoted from the Associated Baptist Press: Mercer University, based in Macon, already operates Mercer School of Medicine and two teaching hospitals. The partnership between the School of Medicine and Memorial Health […]

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Tybee Mayor

Thursday, June 21, 2007

The Hill features an article on local part-time Tybee Mayor Jason Buelterman, and his clever use of YouTube to highlight local issues. Jason Buelterman, who coordinates an Advanced Placement program for high school students when he isn’t serving as part-time mayor of Tybee Island, taped a 10-minute video shot mostly from the beach to provide […]

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Savannah – Sweden Connection

Monday, June 11, 2007

An article in the Savannah Morning News highlights a growing connection between our Creative Coast and Sweden businesses. Johan Gustafson, a partner in the Swedish management consulting firm InfoSphere, was so taken with the opportunities for business relationships between Savannah and Sweden that he swiftly brought together the Savannah Economic Development Authority, The Creative Coast […]

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All-Water Services Coming To GPA

Monday, June 4, 2007

Two new all-water services are coming to the Savannah port this summer via the Suez Canal and the Panama Canal. The Suez Canal service will provide shippers with increased capacity via Savannah to and from India and Southeast Asia. This service will originate in Singapore and it will take 25 days for the service to […]

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The South Magazine Celebrates!

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

The South Magazine celebrates an award winning year! From the Press Release: Jazz’d Tapas Bar to host party at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2007 There is no better way to celebrate in the South than a party with your friends SAVANNAH, GA (May 23, 2007) – Savannah’s own The South magazine won 12 […]

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Buy Local Savannah

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

I have lived in eight different cities in the past eleven years and I have yet to run across an organization similar to Buy Local Savannah. Buy Local Savannah promotes local businesses and encourages the community to support their community by “buying local” instead of through larger chain stores. I’m 100% behind this mission. Buy […]

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Designing for Sustainability Now

Monday, May 14, 2007

Part of SCAD‘s Style. Denis Blackburne, Chief Financial Officer of Melaver, Inc., will take part in the panel discussion Designing for Sustainability Now May 16 as part of Savannah College of Art and Design’s Style. The discussion is open to the public and will be held at 7:30 p.m. May 16 in the SCAD Student […]

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Starland Farmers Market

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Finally, a local Farmers Market! There is truly something so nice about waking up, grabbing some coffee and spending the morning browsing fresh produce and other goods. We used to go to a local market before moving to Savannah and have missed that weekend treat. The Starland Farmers Market was initiated by a couple who […]

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