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  • Memorial Health Files Amendment with State to Increase Children’s Hospital Investment

    August 17, 2018

    Memorial Health submitted an amendment to the Georgia Department of Community Health to increase its investment its Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah. This request will increase the size of the facility from 85,000 to 90,000 square feet and the investment from the previously approved $65 million to $74 million.

  • 11th Annual Southern Automotive Conference Makes Georgia Debut, October 3rd–5th

    August 17, 2018

    The Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association is proud to host the Southern Automotive Conference at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Oct. 3 – 5, 2018. The internationally-recognized event brings together thought leaders, Original Equipment Manufacturers, suppliers and service providers to discuss the latest innovations driving the industry forward.

  • DX Print & Mail Gearing up with Ribbon Cutting at New Hilton Head Office

    August 16, 2018

    Together with the Hilton Head Chamber of Commerce, DX Print & Mail will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new office at 1000 Main Street, Suite 100B, Hilton Head Island. The ceremony will be Thursday, August 23 at 5:30 p.m., and will include hors d’ ouerves, lemonade, spa water, beer and wine. The event will be catered by Hilton Head Chamber member, Roy’s Place.

  • Spandrel Development Partners Close On 275 Unit Mixed-Use Project In Historic Downtown Savannah

    August 16, 2018

    Spandrel Development Partners, a multi-disciplined real estate investment and development firm, announced the closing of its new 275 unit mixed-use project, 630 Indian Street, located in Savannah.

  • Jaguar Land Rover Classic Selects Savannah Site as First Outside of Europe

    August 15, 2018

    Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Jaguar Land Rover Classic will create 75 jobs in Chatham County. The new operations hub in Savannah will be Jaguar Land Rover Classic’s first facility in the U.S.

  • EDTS Celebrates Nine Consecutive Years on Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America List

    August 15, 2018

    EDTS, LLC has earned, for the 9th consecutive year, a 2018 ranking on the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Inc. Magazine considers nine times on the list a notable achievement and recognizes these honorees with an “Honor Roll” badge.

  • Speaker Ralston & House Rural Development Council Leadership Announce Creation of Center for Rural Prosperity and Innovation

    August 15, 2018

    House Speaker David Ralston and the leadership of the House Rural Development Council announced the creation of the Center for Rural Prosperity and Innovation. The RDC is co-chaired by State Representatives Terry England (R-Auburn) and Jay Powell (R-Camilla). State Representative Sam Watson (R-Moultrie) serves as vice chair of the council.

  • Charlie Harper: Talk Of I-14 Grows – But Still Just Talk

    August 14, 2018

    Roughly 25 miles of Texas interstate highway has started making a stir in social media in Georgia and Alabama. Interstate 14 currently runs between Fort Hood and Belton Texas, just north of the Austin metro area. A few students from Georgia and Alabama operating at the “Youth Infrastructure Coalition” have dusted off old plans and are promoting a corridor that would run from Texas to Augusta Georgia, passing through Columbus and Macon along the way.

  • Savannah Multicultural Chamber of Commerce Launches Free Business Expo & Seminars to Support Savannah Community August 25th

    August 13, 2018

    The Savannah Multicultural Chamber of Commerce is launching their inaugural Business Expo on Saturday Aug. 25 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus, 11935 Abercorn Street in Savannah.

  • Significant Progress Made on Vogtle 3 & 4 Construction

    August 09, 2018

    Georgia Power announced that Southern Nuclear has made significant progress on construction of Vogtle 3 & 4 since assuming project management on behalf of the project co-owners (Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power, MEAG Power and Dalton Utilities) from Westinghouse following its bankruptcy in 2017.

  • AT&T Announces an Investment of More Than $5.3B in Georgia Networks During 2015-2017

    August 08, 2018

    AT&T has invested nearly $5.3 billion in their Georgia wireless and wired networks during 2015-2017. These investments have boosted reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. They also improve critical services that support public safety and first responders.

  • Survey: One-third of Americans Thought about Starting a Business Last Year

    August 07, 2018

    LendingTree, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, today released its survey of aspiring small business owners, as the company celebrates a new milestone for its small business vertical – surpassing $1 billion in loan volume through LendingTree's small business marketplace.

  • Global Commerce Generates $5.56B in Investments in Past Year

    August 03, 2018

    Gov. Nathan Deal announced that the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Global Commerce Division helped create a total of 27,373 new jobs during FY 18, generating $5.56 billion in investments. This growth is the result of a record-breaking 419 expansion or relocation projects throughout the state.

  • Final Defense Bill Includes More Than 30 Georgia Priorities

    August 02, 2018

    As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and a negotiator for the final defense bill, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) praises final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. Senator Perdue helped secured more than 30 provisions of importance to Georgia in the annual defense bill, which now heads to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law.

  • Memorial Health Adds Enhanced Surgical Recovery Program

    August 01, 2018

    To help improve the patient experience and surgical outcomes for its patients, Memorial Health University Medical Center has introduced Enhanced Surgical Recovery. ESR offers many benefits for patients, including eating sooner after surgery, less nausea, appropriate pain management and faster recovery.

  • Georgia World Congress Center Authority Breaks Ground on Congress Center Expansion Project

    August 01, 2018

    Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s Board of Governors officially broke ground on the Georgia World Congress Center’s first major expansion since 2002. The $55 million expansion project, a component of the Authority’s 2020 Vision strategic plan, features a new 100,000-square-foot exhibit hall affixed between the convention center’s Buildings B and C that, once complete, will create over one million square feet of contiguous exhibition space.

  • AG Chris Carr Reveals Georgia’s Top Consumer Complaints for 2017

    August 01, 2018

    Attorney General Chris Carr announced Georgia’s top consumer complaints for 2017. This announcement falls on the heels of the latest report from the annual survey of state and local consumer agencies conducted by Consumer Federation of America. Georgia was one of forty agencies from twenty-three states that participated in the survey.

  • Georgia Southern Responds to Growing Workforce Demands with New Business Programs on the Armstrong Campus

    July 31, 2018

    Georgia Southern University is taking significant steps to prepare more students for highly-qualified positions in the southeast region’s burgeoning logistics’ sector. Now, Georgia Southern University’s AACSB-accredited Bachelor of Business Administration in Logistics and Intermodal Transportation program and the BBA in Economics program will be available to students in Savannah through enrollment on the Armstrong Campus.

  • CEO Activism in 2018: Half of Americans Say CEO Activism Influences Government

    July 31, 2018

    Significantly more Americans in 2018 believe that CEOs who speak out on hotly debated current issues influence the decisions and actions of government (48 percent vs. 38 percent in 2017). This is according to CEO Activism in 2018: The Purposeful CEO, a survey of 1,006 adult Americans.

  • Hundreds of Youth Graduate from City’s Summer 500 Job Program

    July 30, 2018

    City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach hosted the Graduation and Closing Ceremony for the third annual Summer 500 program on Friday at the Savannah Civic Center.

  • Gulfstream Revolutionizes Patient Care With State-Of-The-Art Medevac Aircraft

    July 26, 2018

    Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced it has designed and delivered a state-of-the-art Gulfstream G550 medevac aircraft that will revolutionize in-flight medical care.

  • Georgia’s Disability Employment Initiative Receives National Recognition for Demonstrating Best Practice

    July 26, 2018

    Georgia’s Disability Employment Initiative received national recognition this week by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy for demonstrating best practices and delivering superior service.

  • Fourth Annual Savannah Logistics Lunch Focuses on Managing More for the Future

    July 24, 2018

    The Savannah Logistics Lunch, co-presented by the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Center of Innovation for Logistics and HunterMaclean, was held on Friday, July 20th at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center.

  • Port of Savannah Sets Container Record in FY18

    July 24, 2018

    The Georgia Ports Authority handled a record 4.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Fiscal Year 2018 (July '17 - June '18), for an impressive 8.4% increase year-over-year, or 325,000 additional units.

  • Georgia Lottery Transfers More than $1.14B to Education

    July 19, 2018

    Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that the Georgia Lottery Corp. transferred its fiscal year 2018 profits, a total of $1,143,514,000, to the State Treasury’s Lottery for Education Account. This is the largest annual transfer on record, bringing the total funding raised for education programs to more than $19.8 billion during the 25-year history of the Georgia Lottery.

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