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We are very honored

May 15, 2013, The First Lady’s Luncheon, Washington, DC Read about it on our facebook page

Read more about the Congressional Club. Go to their website

Our World Famous Pralines were chosen to represent Georgia at the 101st Annual First Lady's Luncheon in Washington, DC and they were served to 2000 distinguished guests including First Lady Michelle Obama. One of our owners, Jennifer Strickland, attended this exclusive event held by the Congressional Club. We are so honored to have been a part of this! The luncheon theme was "Patriotism From The Front Porch," and focused on Georgia charm.


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April 1, 2013, South Magazine Article River Street: A Feast for the Eyes

The vistas of Savannah’s River Street are one of the primary features that make it such a special place to visit. Check out South’s exclusive gallery for beautiful photos of the Riverfront and all it has to offer.






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February 2013, South Magazine 7th Anniversary Event! A video on how our Traditional Saltwater Taffy is made!

February 2013, South Magazine 7th Anniversary Event! Additional Images of the Savannah Magazine 7th Anniversary Party

Images by John Alexander South’s 7th Anniversary party was a night of flappers and Gatsby-lookalikes. Attended by hundreds of people, including John Sussman, Lois Wooten, Dr. Richard and Robin Grecco and many others. The celebration was certainly a sign of a great 7 years and a great year to come.


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March, 2013, Stirring up sweet success! An Article on our 40th Anniversary and new Habersham Village location in Savannah!

Additional Images of our New Habersham Village location Grand Opening

Read the Business in Savannah Article about the Habersham Village Grand Opening

It began simply enough in 1973 when Georgia Nash and her daughter, Pamela Strickland, decided to open a small gift shop in downtown Savannah. Boldly choosing a River Street location at a time when the cobblestoned waterfront was still mostly vacant...

Voted Best Of Savannah for 8 Years!

April 1, 2013, South Magazine Article Voted Savannah's Best Candy Store 8 Years in a Row!

No one knows Savannah like Savannah magazine’s readers… and for 8 years back to back, They have chosen River Street Sweets as The Best Candy Store! THANK YOU SAVANNAH! WE LOVE YOU TOO!