Attorney Matthew L. Waters has opened a new law firm at 41 N. College St. in Pembroke and is offering serves in family law, real estate transactions, criminal law, corporate law, collections services, estate planning and more.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 10-18:
JEKYLL ISLAND - A 260-room hotel on Jekyll Island is about to close its doors.
SAVANNAH - Georgia port officials pledged Monday to support a deeper shipping channel for rival seaport Charleston, S.C., while they also seek federal permission and funding to dredge the waterway to the Port of Savannah.
Firth Rixson on Wednesday formally announced the grand opening of its new facility in Midway during a two-day customer appreciation event at the site in Tradeport East Business Park. The company also officially announced the signing of a contract with Rolls-Royce, owned by BMW, to produce parts for the foreign cars at the new facility.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.2 percent in December, up two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 10 percent in November. The preliminary November rate of 10.1 percent reported last month has been revised downward by one-tenth of a percentage point. The rate was 10.3 percent in December 2009. This is the 39th consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is currently 9.4 percent.
Between holiday shopping bills now coming due, increased winter heating bills and the coming income tax season, many people are feeling the pinch. Your best bet for getting back on track is probably to trim expenses.
Laura Evans, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Richmond Hill, has accepted an invitation to become a limited partner in The Jones Financial Cos., the holding company for the St. Louis-based financial services firm.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 4 – Jan. 10
By Don Gardner
Local businessmen and Bryan County officials celebrated Friday morning the groundbreaking for the first home in the WaterWays Township in South Bryan. Fletcher Management Co. of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., is overseeing the development of the 2,300-acre subdivision off Oak Level Road near Red Bird Creek.
The Internal Revenue Service is looking for more than 4,700 Georgia taxpayers who are due refund checks worth more than a total of $7 million.
Defense Department civilian employees affected by the federal pay freeze for 2011 and 2012 will still have the opportunity to receive performance awards, promotions and normal longevity increases, the American Forces Press Service reported recently.
The Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce had its banquet dinner Monday at Richmond Hill City Center.
If someone gave you a $50 bill, you probably wouldn't just stick it in a drawer and forget it.
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.
It's a good thing to have some savings. When you put the money in a low-risk account, you can be pretty sure it will be readily available when you need it. Nonetheless, "saving" is not "investing" - and knowing the difference could pay off for you far into the future.
When you check your credit-card statements every month for thefts, your eyes likely scan down the column of figures for large amounts that indicate scammers have used your card for major purchases.