Deepening the Savannah River to make room for supersize cargo ships could risk contaminating the city's drinking water - unless somebody pays $40 million for a solution, Savannah's water chiefs said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The number of people applying for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in nearly three years, continuing a downward trend that suggests hiring could pick up this year.
ATLANTA - Following the Dec. 2 Atlanta/Savannah Harbor Business Forum's success, the Atlanta City Channel 26 has begun airing a video documenting the event. This video airs daily.
The following property transactions were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 31-Feb. 7:
So many expenses, so few dollars saved. That's the dilemma faced by millions of Americans – everyone from struggling college students to young families saving for a down payment to baby boomers approaching retirement.
Each Valentine's Day, Americans spend millions of dollars on candy and flowers. These are fine gifts, but after the chocolates are eaten and the roses have wilted, Valentine's Day will just be a pleasant memory. But if you want to give a present that can benefit your valentine for years to come, why not give a financial gift?
When you see a bumper sticker with an oval surrounding the letters SNBF, don't try to guess what foreign country or resort island the driver has visited. It stands for "Shop North Bryan First."
WASHINGTON - Women-owned small businesses can begin taking steps to participate in a new federal contracting program today, the U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced. The new Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program will be fully implemented during the next several months, with the first contracts expected to be awarded by the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011.
One of the great legacies my predecessor David Moulder left to Coastal Georgia is the Master Naturalist Program.
ATLANTA – The preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah and Coastal Georgia areas increased in December, according to reports from the office of State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 20-28:
A new business that helps seniors stay independent in their own homes is now serving the Richmond Hill and Savannah areas.
The financial-services firm Edward Jones ranked No. 11 on Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2011" list in its 12th appearance on the prestigious list, according to Laura Evans, financial adviser for Edward Jones in Richmond Hill.
The Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill has been named best wedding venue by the 2011 Bride's Choice Awards with the online wedding planning resource Wedding Wire.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center will help JCB, one of the world's largest manufacturers of construction equipment, recruit workers for its plant in Pooler in Chatham County.
There's nothing more important in the world to you than your family. However, your family-owned business probably helps support your family. So, when it comes to protecting both your family and your business, you need to carefully consider your moves.
Homes for Heroes recently named Lisa Scales with Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners its No. 2 realtors affiliate nationwide in 2013, based on number of heroes served.
JESUP - The Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia Jesup Surgery Center has earned its second consecutive seal of accreditation.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host a new member orientation breakfast from 8-9:30 a.m. March 12 at Magnolia Grill Social Hall, inside Bubba's Bistro, at 2457 Highway 17.
North Bryan-based engineering and weapons manufacturer Daniel Defense announced Tuesday a 14 percent net reduction in workforce due to current market conditions.
SAVANNAH - Parker's recently presented a $2,000 Fueling the Community check to Bryan County Schools.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair and business expo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 9 at the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville.
Have you given much thought to collecting Social Security? The answer probably depends on how old you are - but whatever your age, you'll want to consider the best way of incorporating Social Security benefits into your retirement income strategy.
Pembroke Advanced Communications, part of Pembroke Telephone Company, completed a multi-million-dollar investment in North Bryan County, bringing the most advanced communications services to its subscribers thanks to the more than 300 miles of fiber optic cable that will deliver state-of-the-art broadband communications to the entire service area - the first of its kind for Bryan County.
In the span of just four hours, more than 1,000 cars will come through J.F. Gregory Park during the height of the season, according to manager Angus McLeod. The Richmond Hill Farmers Market is popular to say the least.
Last weekend was blessed with wonderful weather to draw us outside and enjoy. I know you are eager to say goodbye to winter and welcome spring.
All Things Chocolate and More co-owner Dominick "Scott" Riccelli and Margaret Riccelli-Willis and David Willis, who are also Riccelli's daughter and son-in-law, marked the opening of a new, 3,000-square-foot store at 10471 Ford Ave. in the new 3,000-square-foot Ruby Rose Plaza on Feb. 19.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Revenue is reminding residents who bought motor vehicles on or after Jan. 1, 2012, and prior to March 1, 2013, they can opt in to the new title ad valorem tax until the close of business on Thursday.
Anyone who has been in Bryan County any length of time has heard the adage that real estate drives the economy. That's still true, although signs of change can be seen.
Joe Hoke, representative of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Savannah Harbor deepening project, addressed the Richmond Hill Lions Club during its Jan. 30 meeting at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center.