The Georgia Forestry Commission is launching an offensive against two destructive pests that have the potential to decimate significant portions of our state's healthy forestland.
WASHINGTON - Americans bought more electronics, started home improvement projects and updated their wardrobes last month, inspired by warmer weather and a healthier job market.
ATLANTA - A nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia is back online after an unexpected shutdown Saturday.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill targeting scrap metal theft that would place more requirements on recyclers and addresses what supporters say is a growing problem in the state.
If you're relatively young, and you've been investing only a few years, you possess an asset that is invaluable and cannot be replaced: time. And the more time you spend contributing to tax-advantaged investments, the better off you may be.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Most states are doing a poor job tracking whether their tax breaks for businesses are actually spurring job growth, including some that have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into corporate incentive programs even while grappling with record deficits, according to a new report.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank will accept a wide range of used electronic items for recycling, free of charge, at all area branches and at the bank's operations center in Pooler from 9 a.m-5 p.m. April 16-20 in honor of Earth Week.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, April 2-5:
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a dispute over a permit for a $600 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel.
SAVANNAH - The Food and Drug Administration's top official said Monday she wants more inspectors at the booming Port of Savannah, where the agency keeps a lookout for safety hazards ranging from spoiled fish to counterfeit drugs.
A drawing contest will be held in conjunction with this year's National Credit Union Youth Week, which is set for April 22-28.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Bank of America Corp. said Tuesday that it is hiring about 90 small-business bankers in Georgia and the Carolinas, continuing a pledge it made in late 2010 to add more staff to specialize in working with customers who operate small companies.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Interior Department said Wednesday it is seeking comment from the public on a plan to allow energy companies to begin seismic testing to find oil and natural reserves in the Atlantic Ocean.
The old folk song laments, "Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roam."
If you are contributing the maximum amount to your 401(k) or other employer-sponsored retirement plan each year, that's good.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Feb. 11-25:
WaterWays Township, a 2,300-acre planned community in South Bryan County, recently announce the groundbreaking of the WaterWays Township Welcome Center.
Both proponents and critics are weighing in on the Federal Communication Commission's decision to uphold a policy of net neutrality.
For all of its advantages — maybe even a better love life, as I mentioned last week — there are some challenges that come with working from home.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Feb. 2-10:
JESUP -U.S. Rep Earl "Buddy" Carter, R-Georgia, began a series of town-hall meetings last week in some of the coastal counties that make up Georgia's 1st District.
Matt Jensen had a plan to land a job as a coding developer in the computer industry. He would first earn a bachelor's degree in information systems, which would immerse him in business management, coding language and computer security.
During her Academy Awards acceptance speech, actress Patricia Arquette delivered a message about equal pay for women.
I'm always writing about the virtues of flexible schedules and work-life balance.
Participating in your employer’s Going Out of Business sale is a solid indicator that a job change is inevitable. However, if your employer’s books are solidly in the black, how do you know the right time, if ever, to change jobs?
The ability to communicate, whether written or spoken, was recently noted by the Pew Research Center as the skill American adults think is most necessary to be successful.
Wal-Mart's recent decision to raise its minimum wage to $9 an hour may not be as altruistic as some would believe.
Thanks to the Internet, the world has come to expect instant gratification in its quest for information. But the expectation of cheap, fast delivery has come at a price: It has become harder for artists, writers and musicians to make a living selling their work.
Many factors will affect your results as an investor. Some of these factors are beyond your control, such as interest-rate movements or the eurozone debt crisis or the sales results of the companies in which you invest.
Lego has long been a favorite toy, but the company’s recent growth has spurred it to new heights.