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Architect's Photos Capture Savannah Riverfront's History

Architect Eric Meyerhoff and his business partner persuaded the city of Savannah to preserve and restore its historic riverfront in the 1970s. The more than $7 million project was completed in 1977.

Toronto Businessman Buys Vacant Downtown Macon Hotel Tower

A Toronto businessman has purchased the long-dormant Ramada Plaza tower in downtown Macon, his attorney said Wednesday. The sale was at least two years in the making, and it almost fell apart several times before the deal was sealed this week.

Expert: No Way Movie Crew Had Permission To Shoot On Railroad Tracks

Hollywood insiders are saying the accident that has shaken Georgia’s burgeoning film industry should never have happened.

WORKING: Signs Your Boss Doesn't Like You

It’s one of the questions our Working guy, Brandon Smith, gets most often: “I think my boss doesn’t like me. How can I tell?” He says, bluntly, that’s because bosses are usually terrible communicators, and maybe slightly scared.

To Dismay Of Craft Brewers, Georgia Sticking With 'Three-Tier' System

Georgia craft brewers had hoped this would be their year. They’ve been lobbying state legislators to loosen regulations that some say are stifling their industry, but for now it seems lawmakers aren’t interested in changing rules that have been around since the end of Prohibition.

Cold Hard Cash: Entrepreneurs Brave Winter Weather

As the snow and ice started to melt away Thursday, Georgians began venturing back outside.

Savannah Airport Welcomes Jet Blue

A group of Savannah residents landed in the city Thursday morning on Jet Blue's inaugural flight into Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport. A welcome party in the terminal hailed the discount airline's arrival as good for local businesses.

More Details Emerge for Broughton Street Proposal

Atlanta developer Ben Carter is revealing more details of his plans for Broughton Street in downtown Savannah.   The proposal includes 150,000 square feet of restaurants and retail space and at least 80 apartments.  

Federal Officials Investigating Savannah Port Fire

Federal investigators are looking into the cause of a fire at a Georgia Ports Authority terminal that sent smoke billowing into the sky over Savannah this weekend.

WORKING: Faith At Work Is Dead?

Religious issues in workplaces have been popping up in the news in recent months, prompting questions about how much faith employees can practice at work.