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Dream Finders Homes opens model at Waterways

Representatives of Dream Finders Homes cut the ribbon on a model home in WaterWays Township on Thursday.

June 24, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Name change coming June 30 for Savannah Bank

COLUMBIA, SC – (June 23, 2014) Effective June 30, First Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCBT) will change its name to South State Corporation. The ticker symbol, which is currently SCBT, will change to SSB.

June 23, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Business


Tips to save money at hotels

People don't have to sleep in their cars or in tents to save money on vacation. There are several easy ways to save money on accommodations.

June 19, 2014 | By Michael DeGroote Deseret News Service | Business


June Business After hours Thursday

The next Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at GeoVista Credit Union, 60 Exchange St., suite B3, next to the Kroger Shopping Center.

June 18, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Business


Kid's Dentistree opens July 19

Dr. Angela Willox and her team at Kid's Dentistree will be opening their doors and welcoming children into their pediatric dental office on Thursday, June 19.

June 17, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Business


Dream Finders Homes, WaterWays Township ribbon cutting Thursday

Everyone is invited to join Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler, the RHBC Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and other invited guests for the Dream Finders Homes Model Home Grand Opening in WaterWays Township, Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

June 17, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Business


Realtors have work day for community

Savannah Area Realtors participated in Realtor Care Day on May 28 in Richmond Hill. Realtors from local agencies including Re/Max, Keller Williams, Century 21, and South Bridge Realty helped at local residence by cutting grass, weed eating, trimming bushes and trees, pressure washing, painting and pulling weeds. The event is held annually by the SAR,

June 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Deal puts brakes on gas tax

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that he will stop an increase in the motor-fuel tax scheduled to go into effect July 1.

June 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Business briefs: Clinic hire PR firm

The Richmond Hill-based public relations firm Lesley Francis PR has been appointed to work with Urgent Care 24/7 to raise the profile of its five urgent-care clinics and two animal-care clinics in the Savannah area.

June 06, 2014 | Staff report | Business


What's bugging your tomato plants

It is early June and time to apply mole cricket control. All the new hatch of mole crickets should be out by now. While they are hard to see and do not cause much lawn injury now, by late July and August I expect to be getting calls about dying patches in lawns.

June 05, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Why is it quicker to be an attorney than cosmetologist

Back in the day, people could work in various professions without the state getting involved. Now, as Morris M. Kleiner, a professor of public affairs at the University of Minnesota, points out, things are a little different.

June 04, 2014 | By Michael DeGroote Deseret News Service | Business


Newlyweds need to talk money

June is a popular month for weddings. If you're getting married this month, you no doubt have many exciting details to discuss with your spouse-to-be. But after you get back from the honeymoon, you'll want to have another discussion - about your finances. It might not sound glamorous, but couples who quickly "get on the same page" regarding their financial situation are actually taking a step that can help them immensely as they build their lives together.

June 04, 2014 | For Laura Evans | Business


CEO pay at record high, others stagnate

Median pay packages for chief executives reached a new high last year of over $10 million, according to a study by the Associated Press and Equilar. This is the fourth year that compensation has climbed for top execs, as they continue to profit from the rising stock market.

June 03, 2014 | By Lane Anderson Deseret News Service | Business


Chamber to host discussion on compliance

A discussion on small-business compliance will be the focus of the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's Coffee and Conversation from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, at the chamber office, 2591 Highway 17, suite 100 in the Crossroads Center.

June 01, 2014 | Special to the news | Business


Metro Savannah jobless rate drops

Jobless rates for the Metro Savannah and Coastal Georgia areas each dropped five-tenths of a percentage point in March, according to the state Department of Labor.

May 30, 2014 | Special to the news | Business


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Economist: Georgia's job engine humming

A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.

August 31, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Pine beetle can be beat; not by hugging trees

I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.

August 28, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Business Briefs for Aug. 20

Quality rated:Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool recently became the first child-care center in Bryan County to become Quality Rated.

August 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State tax collections up over 2013

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 21, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Business


Ports Authority sets record

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority reached an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 20-foot equivalent container units, a 19.2 percent increase over the previous year.

August 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State revenue up 5.5% in July

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


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