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Ellabell grocer to hold ribbon cutting Thursday

The Country Market at 8524 Us Highway 280 Ellabell is going to have a grand opening ribbon cutting around 10 a.m. Thursday as a Piggly Wiggly.

June 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Business


Hairstylist moves

Kim Stefan is moving her styling business to the Milan Salon at Villages on the Hill, 3766 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill. Stefan, who qualified as a master cosmetologist in 1990 and has worked in Richmond Hill for 14 years, is shown with her German shepherd Zoe. Stefan serves as treasurer for the non-profit Bryan County Bark Park board.

June 26, 2014 | | Business


New name coming

First Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCBT) will change its name to South State Corporation on Monday, according to a press release from Savannah Bank. The ticker symbol, which is currently SCBT, will change to SSB. Savannah Bank will also change its name to South State Bank.

June 26, 2014 | | Business


CVB head named to travel association board

Christy Sherman, Executive Director for the Richmond Hill Convention & Visitors Bureau, recently was elected vice president of the 2014-15 Georgia Coast Travel Association (GCTA). The organization's new directors were nominated at their June meeting in St. Marys.

June 25, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Business


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


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State revenue up in August over 2013

Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.

September 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Developer magazine ranks Georgia first

Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


The bugs in the trees

The calls are coming in about bugs up in the trees.

September 12, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Curves having open houses

Curves International announced last week that participating Curves, including two locations in the Richmond Hill area, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Update: Howard Family Dental opening delayed

Howard Family Dental announced Friday it is delaying the opening of its Richmond Hill office. The opening date will be announced later.

September 05, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Job fair on post on Sept. 16

CivilianJobs.com, a site that helps connect America's military members with civilian careers, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on Fort Stewart. The event is sponsored by the Fort Stewart Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Armstrong reports area economic growth

Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy continued to expand during the second quarter of 2014 and should experience strong growth throughout the year.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


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


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