The Port of Savannah, the fourth busiest container port in the country, weathered Hurricane Irma with no water damage, according to the Georgia Ports Authority. The river reached its maximum height at 2:45 p.m. Sept. 11, never rising above the level of the docks at the Garden City Terminal, where on normal days cranes lift […]
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, the former governor of Georgia, exposed his Canadian and Mexican counterparts to some Southern hospitality the past few days in Savannah. Although the dates for upcoming negotiations on revision of the controversial North American Free Trade Agreement are still to be set, Mr. Perdue suggested the visit to coastal Georgia […]
With the curiosity of a budding historian, Alexander Smith, a rising high school senior at Stratford Academy in Macon, has investigated the origin’s of Georgia’s consular corps and discovered that the state has been hosting foreign emissaries since the end of the 18th century. By tracking down historical information through contacts with the state’s consular […]
An unexpected underlying theme of Georgia’s 2017 “Small Business Rock Stars,” announced at a luncheon of the Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Georgia Economic Developers Association March 13, was their common interest in overseas markets. The winners were: Atlanta Movie Tours in Fulton County, Atlas Turf International in Troup County, Ecolink Inc. in […]
Georgia company takes third place behind two North Carolina firms, winning $5,500 in UPS shipping and consulting credit.
Hurricane Matthew didn’t put a damper on the Governor’s International Awards 2016 banquet held the evening of Oct. 6 at the newly renovated Atlanta History Center in Buckhead, which drew at least 250 guests and representatives of honored companies and organizations from 10 counties and 17 cities in Georgia. Dr. Karen Loch, president of the […]
The Savannah Economic Development Authority has released its achievements for 2015, revealing that the World Trade Center under its purview played a key role in its marketing efforts locally and beyond. The center is part of an international network of more than 300 centers in 89 countries, including one in Atlanta. While the center operates […]