May 2015 Features

  • Rives E. Worrell Co./JE Dunn, City of Savannah Launch New Construction Business Program

    May 29, 2015

    Rives E. Worrell Co., a JE Dunn Construction Company, and the City of Savannah kicked off its inaugural New Construction Business Program yesterday for informal construction businesses that desire to participate as subcontractors on City projects.

  • Summer Brings Increase in Job Opportunities in Savannah

    May 27, 2015

    May is a booming month for job seekers, as recent college graduates begin searching for full-time positions, plus teenagers looking for summer jobs. According to Julie Bruce, Sales Manager with, there has been an increase recently in job postings in the Savannah area.

  • Gulfstream G500 Completes First Flight

    May 19, 2015

    Gulfstream Aerospace Corp, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, announced that the all-new Gulfstream G500 successfully completed its first flight. The G500 is part of Gulfstream’s new family of clean-sheet aircraft, the G500 and G600, and the first of the two to begin flight tests.

  • Leadership Training vs Leadership Development - Is There a Difference?

    May 13, 2015

    In the past 10 years, The Leadership Institute at Columbus State has worked with more than 80 organizations and thousands of individuals in leadership development/training. Along the way, we found something important that we really weren’t looking for; we discovered an important distinction between leadership training and leadership development. Rather than being a semantic debate, this distinction is a paradigm changer.

  • Choate Selected for Inn at Palmetto Bluff Expansion Project

    May 12, 2015

    Choate Construction Company has been selected for the construction of the 150-key expansion to the highly acclaimed Inn at Palmetto Bluff, located in Bluffton, South Carolina and recently recognized as the #1 Resort in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler.

  • Ed Farley: Do You Have The Right Customers?

    May 08, 2015

    The phrase…”the customer is always right” may be wrong. One of the biggest challenges for business is to determine who their customers should be. Too often we do not realize that may of our customers cost us profit.

  • Annual Taste of Downtown Scheduled for May 14th

    May 07, 2015

    The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 14th annual Taste of Downtown Business Connection in Johnson Square, Thursday, May 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Attendees can sample menu items from more than 40 of Savannah’s popular chefs, restaurants and caterers while enjoying beverages, networking and live music by 3rd Class Citizens.

  • Aetho Building a Foundation for New Ideas in Savannah

    May 04, 2015

    Creating something tangible out of an abstract idea comes naturally to Ian Nott, co-Founder of Aetho. After all, the idea for Aetho was born from Nott spending a year in the creative company of other entrepreneurs.