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  City of Savannah holds groundbreaking for new arena

A project many years in the making, Savannah city leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday to mark the start of a new $165 million arena to attract entertainment and sporting events.

Recycling, litter service closing on Interchange Court in Savannah

Zunzi’s offers free sandwich with new monthly appreciation event

Green Fire Pizza to open new location in Pooler

  Statesboro residents really missed Chick-fil-A

Paula Deen opens new restaurant in Panama City, Fla.

Savannah Chamber to hold 18th annual Taste of Downtown Business Connection

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Parker’s to open 9 new stores in Charleston area

CZM Foundation Equipment to bring at least 75 new jobs to Bryan County

Freebies, discounts & deals for Tax Day 2019

  Wayfair Inc. to open huge facility in Chatham County, create 1,000 jobs

The Olde Pink House set to reopen Monday after December fire damaged restaurant

  Allegiant announces new aircraft base in Savannah

Food trucks at Schooner Cove see Savannah Golf Championship as marketing opportunity

The 5th hole at Deer Creek Golf Course- Schooner Cove is supposed to be the place to be this weekend.

  New St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital set to open in Pooler

The new St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital in Pooler held a tour Friday, before it officially opens its door to patients.

  City of Springfield passes food truck ordinance

City of Springfield passes food truck ordinance, giving people more options while attracting people to the downtown area.

New FedEx shipping center opening Thursday in Pooler

A one-of-a-kind shipping center is opening Thursday in Pooler.

Allegiant offers new non-stop flights to Savannah

BB&T, SunTrust combining in $66 billion all-stock deal

Charlotte Russe store in Pooler on closing list after company files for bankruptcy

Battling Insomnia

Shattering the Myths About Drugs

Businesses expanding to accommodate population boom in Pooler

Pre-Planning Your Funeral

Death is not a concept embraced warmly in our culture. In fact, most of us try not to think about our death.

3 Reasons to use a Staffing Agency

Time. Risk. Flexibility.

  Gray Chairman, CEO Hilton H. Howell Jr. rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange

Gray Television now owns and operates television stations and digital properties in 91 markets across the U.S., including nearly 150 affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC networks.

Fiddler’s Southside closing after 12 years

A Savannah seafood favorite is closing its doors for good.

Furnace Safety and Carbon Monoxide

Your furnace is a fuel-burning appliance, which means it’s important to know what can possibly go wrong with it that could threaten your home’s safety. One such safety hazard is a carbon monoxide leak. Here’s how your furnace can develop a carbon monoxide leak and what you can do to keep your home s

  Tybee Island included in FBI investigation into bogus bomb threats

The FBI is now investigating hundreds of bogus bomb threats around the country, including several here in the Coastal Empire. That includes the threat that was made on Tybee Island.

The Holidays are a Great Time to Re-evaluate

As you're preparing for the holidays this year, sorting through the decorations, thinking about visits from family and friends, you are not alone if you suddenly realize that maybe it's time for some changes.

Tourism funds holiday decorations for downtown Savannah

The decorations are up in downtown Savannah and the city’s ready to celebrate the holidays thanks to a few community partners.

Restaurants open on Thanksgiving 2018

Thanksgiving is this week and consumers all around the country will be rushing around to see family. Some may want to grab a bite while on the road and some may need to make a last-minute grocery run.

Area retailers opening early to offer Black Friday deals

Several retailers will open on Thanksgiving Day to begin offering their Black Friday deals.

Make sure you take these things into consideration before taking your dog on a hiking adventure

Every pet owner loves bringing their furry friend along on adventures, and dogs can make excellent hiking companions, regardless of their size. Before you hit the trail with your pet, however, there are a few things you need to consider

Hope Performance can help you take control of the holidays

No matter the season, Hope Performance Systems is always there to help you feel your best because they are more than a counseling center.

Do You Have Allergic Asthma? Make Sure Your Asthma Regime is Ready for Flu Season

Approximately 7.6 percent of the US Population has some form of asthma.

Got a cell phone? Get a flu shot!

Phone screens are like petri dishes for viruses such as the flu that is largely spread through droplets made when a person coughs, sneezes or talks.

Staying In is the New Going Out

Advancements in Audio/Video technology, along with the abundance of in-home entertainments options at our disposal, mean it’s no longer necessary to put on pants (let alone venture outside) to catch the big events everyone will be talking about.

Upgrade Your Home with Lowcountry Style

Classic design will never go out of style.

The Importance of Vaccinations

Richmond Hill Pharmacy recognizes the importance of being immunized. A critical step to staying healthy and preventing the spread of illness is getting appropriate vaccinations. Especially as you age, your immune system weakens, and it becomes more difficult to fight off infections.

HVAC pre- and post-storm damage prevention and maintenance

During a severe weather events — such as Tropical Storm Hermine, Hurricane Matthew and Hurricane Irma — the last thing we want think about is our AC system, but catastrophic storms such as these can cause just as much damage to an AC system as anything else.

Evacuations - is your pet ready?

Here are some steps you can take to make sure you and your pet are prepared for the worst.

Annual State of the Port Address set for Thursday in Savannah

The annual State of the Port Address will take place Thursday morning at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

  GA Rep, economics professor weigh in on latest round of tariffs

As trade dispute between the U.S. and China escalates, local GA Rep. and economics professor weigh in on potential effects on Coastal Empire.

  Summer sun, rain good for cotton crops

A summer full of rain and sunshine has South Georgia's cotton poised for a potentially good harvest as it heads into the home stretch.

Port of Savannah achieves second busiest month on record

The Port of Savannah achieved its second busiest month on record for containerized trade.

What to Expect at the First Pediatric Dental Visit

During your first visit, you will be introduced to our Pediatric Dental Team and given an office tour.

Victory Crossings project

See plans for the expansion of the Victory Crossings shopping center.

How to Care For Your Skin During the Summer

Each year in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry, doctors will treat an estimated 15,100 people for nonmelanoma skin cancer. Like many, you probably live in this sun-soaked area because of the outdoor lifestyle it affords. Don’t let yourself or a member of your family become one of these statistics. Here are the best ways to care for your skin during all times of the year and especially during summer months: Stay indoors or in the shade during the peak sun hours of 10...

Tips For a Frozen Air Conditioner

Hey, Savannah! Is your air conditioner frozen, freezing up, and not operating?  If your air conditioner is frozen, make sure you turn it off as soon as you can to prevent any further damage to any other components in your AC system. When an AC system is freezing up, this is a sign that there is a problem, so let's see what's happening, why this problem can occur, and what we can do to prevent it.

Savannah wing restaurant preparing for busy Super Bowl Sunday

The countdown to the kickoff of the Super Bowl is just three days away.

JetBlue headed to Savannah/Hilton Head International

The Savannah Airport Commission has announced that JetBlue airways will begin service out of Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport on February 13, 2014.

Military personnel job fair set to kick off in Glennville

A military personnel job fair is being held Wednesday in Tattnall County.

  Law officers in smaller communities speak on recent police violence

The tragedies in Baton Rouge and Dallas have law officers on high alert across America, even in smaller communities.

Farmers prepare for peanut harvest

Timing can be everything when it comes to rain and one of our region’s biggest crops: peanuts.Local farmers have a short time to get them harvested when they're ready, and showers can make that job even tougher.Some people might use these gray skies and gentle rain as an excuse to stay inside. But peanut farmers can almost hear a clock ticking to get these peanuts out of the field and to market.The showers that started Thursday morning put a stop to Lee Crumley's work about a wee...

SCMPD Police Chief Jack Lumpkin explains Operation Ceasefire

The City of Savannah is trying to cut down on gun violence through Operation Ceasefire.

Drones could soon benefit farmers in Bulloch County

Drones, with photo and video cameras, seem to popping up everywhere. Soon, they could be seen buzzing over farms in our region.

  Hot weather affecting crops in Bulloch Co.

All summer, the heat has been relentless in South Georgia. One specific area has significantly been affected by the hot weather: farming.

Higher lime prices sour drink choices

Monday is Cinco de Mayo, but before you take a sip of your margarita or mai tai, you may notice there's a lime missing from your drink.

Gas prices 13 cents higher than one month ago

The average retail price of gas in Savannah fell 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.64 per gallon on Sunday.

Savannah gas prices remain unchanged

The average retail price of gas in Savannah remained unchanged in the past week, averaging $3.65 per gallon on Sunday.

Goodwill grows retail footprint in GA, SC

With seven new stores in the last year and a half, Goodwill industries is one of the fastest growing businesses in the Coastal Empire and is also impacting the area's business community with the employment services that are at the heart of everything the company does.

City experts to speak at State of Small Business Conference

City of Savannah leaders will be some of the featured speakers at Wednesday's State of Small Business Conference.

Richmond HIll Hobart to close its' doors

Richmond Hill will soon lose a manufacturer that's been there more than 30 years.

Summer hiring survey offers positive outlook

A survey on this year's hiring for summer jobs found that the average hourly pay across industries is expected to be higher than the proposed national minimum way increase to $10.10 per hour.

GasBuddy analysts review 1Q gas prices

GasBuddy analysts say that although the typical springtime rise in prices will likely persist for several more weeks, the average cost of gas is the lowest it has been in a few years.

STATEMENT: Rayonier Inc. on lawsuit filing

Read a statement from Michael Herman, SVP & General Counsel, Rayonier Inc. on the lawsuit filed by the Altamaha Riverkeeper.

Bank to fund new 8 Gulfstream Corp. aircraft

Bank funding has been approved for export of Gulfstream aircraft to China.

SC ranks No. 6 in U.S. for veterans employment in 2013

South Carolina's unemployment rate for veterans 18 and older decreased to 4.1 percent in March 2013, from 6.9 percent in March 2012, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics data.

ITW's Richmond Hill facility to be consolidated

The Illinois Tool Works Inc. Food Equipment Group's production facility in Richmond Hill will be closing as part of a consolidation plan.

Savannah, Lowcountry leaders take inaugural JetBlue flight

Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport has one more airline and local travelers have a new option to get to some great places.

More retail shops coming to Broughton Street

The developer who is building the Savannah Outlet Mall in Pooler officially announced Tuesday that Ben Carter Enterprises will bring more retail shops to downtown Savannah.

MPC amends Victory Crossing plan

The Chatham County Metropolitan Planning Commission has amended a plan over the construction at Victory Crossing.

Beaufort department store owner Joe Lipsitz remembered

Family and friends of Lowcountry businessman Joe Lipsitz said their final goodbyes this weekend.

Daniel Defense announces workforce reduction

Weapons manufacturer Daniel Defense announced on Tuesday a fourteen percent net reduction in workforce due to current market conditions.

Recruitment event to fill Ga. Ports jobs coming up

The Georgia Dept. of Labor will be hosting a recruitment event on Jan. 30 to help the Georgia Ports Authority fill jobs for five different occupations.

Applicants needed for top innovative GA companies

Companies in Georgia needed to apply for the 2014 Top 40/Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia.

Plans for Tanger Outlets in Pooler announced

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. announced Thursday plans for an outlet center in Pooler as part of a partnership with development firm Ben Carter Enterprises.

Analysis: Gas price average lower in 2013 than 2012

Gasbuddy released its gas price analysis for 2013 and pointed out three events that increased the cost of fuel.

Gulfstream to build new products support center

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced plans to build a distribution center to enable faster deliveries of parts and materials to customers.

MPC approves Victory Crossings expansion project

The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Planning Commission  approved plans to redesign a shabby shopping center along Victory Drive and re-route traffic.