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'Connect Savannah' Investigation Asks What Could Have Prevented 'Midnight Rider' Death?

GPB Savannah's Sarah McCammon speaks with Connect Savannah Editor Jim Morekis about his investigation into the death of Sarah Jones.

WORKING: Why Young College Grads Can't Find Work

If you have a “5” in front of your age, our Working guy says you’re in trouble when it comes time to find a job. An avalanche of data is starting to show that having a “1” or a “2” in front of your age might not be so great either. Brandon Smith explains why it’s hard for 16-to-24-year-olds to find work and the one simple step they can take to start reducing the youth unemployment rate.

WORKING: Making Weekends Work Doesn't Mean Working On The Weekends

Authors and career coaches have found in talking to high-achievers that the way they handle their weekends is one element that contributes to their success. Our career expert Brandon Smith say they’re not cramming in more work on those days; instead they’re focusing on other parts of their lives and resetting their brains for the week ahead.

WORKING: Good Buddies, Good Business Partners?

Lots of professionals are now supplementing their income as freelancers or striking out on their own altogether. No doubt some of those people are running businesses with their friends, even though that can be fraught with challenges, according to workplace expert Brandon Smith. He says building a business relationship with a friend requires a ton of conversation up front to set roles, expectations and ways to handle conflict.

WORKING: Leaving Too Soon?

Accepting a great career opportunity sometimes means workers have to leave a position they’ve had for only a short time. Workplace and career expert Brandon Smith says such a short stint in a job has the potential to raise red flags with future employers, but he says workers can minimize such damage.

WORKING: The Limits Of Online Connections

When Cleveland marketing professional Kelly Blazek got a LinkedIn invitation from a young woman she didn’t know, she didn’t just ignore it. She sent Diana Mekota a blistering response calling her “entitled,” “inappropriate” and “tacky.” Brandon Smith says Mekota wasn’t wrong to reach out; likewise, Blazek wasn’t necessarily wrong to decline the invitation.

WORKING: When Your Boss Doesn't Like You, What Do You Do?

Last week with our Working guy, we looked at some of the signals bosses may send when they dislike an employee. This week, Brandon Smith is back to talk about how to improve that relationship.

Architect's Photos Capture Savannah Riverfront's History

The photos are now archived at Savannah's city hall.

Toronto Businessman Buys Vacant Downtown Macon Hotel Tower

The purchase means new life is coming to a signature property that opened as a Hilton Hotel in the 1960s, designed by legendary Miami architect Morris Lapidus.

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

Memorial services will be held Wednesday for 27-year-old Sarah Jones, who died last Thursday during a movie shoot outside Savannah. Jones was a second camera assistant on the film “Midnight Rider,” a biopic about Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band.