One of the world's largest hotel companies now is managing 76 Army lodging hotels on 39 installations, including Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, according to Arthur Holst, vice president of operations for Intercontinental Hotels Group.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Georgia's net tax collections for April 2013 totaled $1.73 billion, an increase of $201 million, or 13.2 percent, compared to April 2012.
Weddings have always been big business, but I was shocked to see how expensive they've become in the 17 years since my wife and I got married. According to the annual Real Weddings Study, the average wedding in the U.S. now costs $28,427, and that doesn't even count the honeymoon.
Just because the doctor prescribes a medication doesn't mean we take it. A recent study by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that many of us avoid purchasing or taking the drugs that are prescribed for us in an attempt to save money. It's no wonder: In one year alone, we spend more than $45 billion in out-of-pocket drug costs. The results of the CDC study were broken down into two age groups ...
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, April 23-25:
Brian and June Gale celebrate the opening of their store, Sew Much Baggage Embroidery, by cutting a ceremonial ribbon April 24.
With long-term health care costs soaring, you may be wondering if you or your parents qualify for Medicaid.
Hardee's customers can assist military families during the third annual Stars for Heroes campaign.
Do you know the cost of a funeral? If not, you're not alone. A recent poll by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling found that 83 percent of respondents had no idea of the costs or the financial responsibilities of a funeral. The average cost of a funeral can run between $7,000 and $10,000. If you're responsible for a funeral, you'll need to interact with the funeral home; acquire a headstone, likely from a marble ...
OK, now you can start putting fertilizer on your lawn. Our soil temperatures at a 4-inch depth crept up past 65 degrees Fahrenheit on April 7 or 8 and have stayed up since then. This past Sunday gave us two full weeks for enzyme systems to get working, so your lawn should be up and ready for breakfast. Congratulations to you if you have resisted the encouragement from the Scot to "Feed your lawn, feed ...
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, April 15-22:
More than 300 Bryan County households applied for and received assistance from the 2013 Energy Assistance Program, resulting in more than $100,000 spent in the area.
Maybe you're a college student looking to rent your first apartment; or a downsizing homeowner reentering the rental market for the first time in decades. Whatever your situation, there are many precautions you should take before renting any property. The last thing you want is to be saddled with a 12-month lease you can't afford or to be stuck in a neighborhood you've come to detest.
Veterans from as far away as Peach County came to Glennville on Wednesday to compete for hundreds of law-enforcement jobs open to former military members.
The ribbon was cut on the new Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool Saturday. The school has been operating here since 1994, but moved to its new location on Highway 17 in February.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that the unemployment rates in both metro Savannah and the Coastal Georgia region increased for the month of October.
A ribbon cutting and grand opening for Richmond Hill Oral Surgery and Facial Aesthetics will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 12 at 111 Market St.
Thanksgiving is almost here. If you have the financial resources to provide a comfortable life for your family, you have reason to be thankful. And if you can afford to share some of your "bounty" with charitable organizations, you may want to be as generous as possible - because your gifts may allow you to both give and receive.
Checks both big and small were handed out at the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, part of the aftermath of the chamber's annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival.
SAVANNAH - United Way of the Coastal Empire recently announced it selected Savannah Technical College as a strategic-initiative partner for economic independence with a grant for $290,000.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Nov. 15-25:
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Richmond Hill and the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau, will present Christmas Stroll/Small Business Days on Saturday, Nov. 30; Thursday, Dec. 5; and Wednesday, Dec. 18.
As the end-of-the-year holidays approach, many of us are planning to spend time with family, some of whom we may not have seen for months or years.
Last time I was here I shared the first portion of Dr. David Steen's blog entry, "The only good dog is a dead dog" - a logical and fact-based approach to a very emotionally charged subject - snakes.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Nov. 8-15:
Goody's store manager Jake Pierson marked the grand opening of the new Richmond Hill store with a ribbon cutting Thursday. On hand to celebrate are members of the Richmond Hill City Council, Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, Goody's store associates and others. The new clothing retail store is at 9701 Ford Ave. next to Goodwill and is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
At various times, many people may feel frustrated by the performance of their investments. For example, they expect growth, and they don't get it - or they think the value of their investment won't fluctuate much, but it does. However, some of this frustration might be alleviated if investors were more familiar with the nature of their investment vehicles.
The Southeast Regional Job Fair will be from
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Georgia's net tax collections for October totaled $1.46 billion, an increase of approximately $81.75 million, or 5.9 percent, compared to October 2012.
Ameris Bank launched its fourth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative during October. The Richmond Hill branch collected more than 115 non-perishable food items, and more than 500,000 non-perishable food items collected companywide.