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Fear not the alphabet soup of TV features unveiled in Vegas

By Ryan Nakashima

Liz Weston: Why you should save for something fun

Financial planners tend to have firm ideas about the most important goals: You should save for retirement, pay off debt and build an emergency fund. Buying a pair of $200 sneakers or an ultra-high definition TV is probably not on that list.

South Carolina utility wants lawsuit tossed out of court

Associated Press

U.S. employers posted fewer jobs in November for 2nd month

By Christopher Rugaber

Trump takes victory lap on taxes with rural Americans

By Zeke Miller

Q&A: Plan to expand offshore drilling draws cheers, jeers

By David Koenig and Matthew Daly

Visit Savannah launches new website

No matter if you’re a local searching for the best new place to grab a drink on the weekend or a visitor searching for a cozy bed and breakfast the newly redesigned Visit Savannah website has you covered.

City Talk: Ice reveals some weaknesses

I had an unlucky start to 2018. I was out of town for Savannah’s rare snowfall.

Snow casts a chill on Savannah area businesses

Savannah’s had its share of recent weather-related misery from hurricane season to this week’s snow and ice fall.

While many areas of Savannah were mostly cleared of ice and snow by Friday afternoon, River Street was still a “skating rink,” as one area businesses person described it. (Katie Nussbaum/Savannah Morning News)

Side hustles you can start with no money

By Jackie Zimmermann

Owens: Resolve to improve your business in 2018

Yes, this is another resolutions article. I’m sure you’ve heard it all at this point: Lose weight, get organized, spend more time with your family, etc. I, for one, have resolved to take up yoga. (Just kidding!)

Modest U.S. hiring and slow wage gains keep Wall Street happy

By Christopher Rugaber

AP Explains: Who’s affected by computer chip security flaw

By Matt O’Brien

In new rule, Trump tries to deliver a health care promise

By Ricardo

VA activates emergency medication refills at local pharmacies

VA activates emergency medication refills at local pharmacies

Memorial, Candler hospitals hit with Medicare penalties for patient injuries

About one-third of eligible Georgia hospitals will see a reduction in Medicare payments in 2018 because of a high rate of patient injuries.

Ramsey: Stand out in business with handwritten notes

When was the last time you received a handwritten note from a business associate? It may be too long ago for you to remember. On the other hand, if you have received one lately, you know exactly who sent it and when. Handwritten notes are practically extinct in the business world — and everywhere else. If you are looking for ways to stand in business, be noticed by your colleagues and clients, and set yourself apart from your competition, try putting pen to paper at the slightest excuse.

Savannah named as focus area for tech corridor

Savannah and Augusta have been named by a Georgia Senate committee as areas to establish information technology corridors.

Georgia Ports to close operations ahead of wintry weather

With freezing temperatures and wintry precipitation predicted in Coastal Georgia, the Georgia Ports Authority will close all terminal operations in Savannah and Brunswick starting at 4 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3 until further notice.

Jobs down as metro Savannah continues to recover from Irma

Unemployment claims and the number of jobs in metro Savannah fell in November of 2017, according to state Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.