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Survey: Economy is improving fast

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy is improving faster than economists had expected. They now foresee slightly stronger growth and hiring than they did two months earlier - trends that would help President Barack Obama's re-election hopes.

March 09, 2012 | Associated Press | Business


Property transfers for Feb. 17-29

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Feb. 17-29:

March 08, 2012 | Staff report | Business


Homestead deadline is April 1

Bryan County residents who wish to file a homestead exemption for the 2012 tax year have until April 1 to do so.

March 06, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Sell holdings for right reasons

It's important to understand which investments to own and when to buy them. But you also should know when it's time to sell an investment - and why.

March 04, 2012 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Donation to improve access

Richmond Hill Pharmacy recently donated a transport chair to Magnolia Manor on the Coast for residents to use to attend doctors' appointments. "This chair means the world to us because it has allowed our driver to provide this service to our residents who have recently had surgery or an injury that creates hardships for them to get in and out of doctors offices," Laidler said.

March 02, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Jobless rate improves a little again

ATLANTA - Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the state's unemployment rate has declined for the sixth month in a row.

March 01, 2012 | By Errin Haines Associated Press writer | Business


Consumers concerned by rising energy costs

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says there is no easy answer to the problem of rising energy prices, and he's dismissing Republican solutions as little more than gimmicks.

March 01, 2012 | By Anne Gearan Associated Press writer | Business


Property transfers for Jan. 30-Feb. 15

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Jan. 30- Feb. 15.

February 29, 2012 | Staff report | Business


Thanks to drought, coast getting warmer, drier

Coastal Georgia continues to lie in the grip of a severe drought. The only areas of the nation in worse rainfall deficit are west Texas, central New Mexico and northern Minnesota, which are suffering through an extreme drought.

February 29, 2012 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Environmental group suggests wider harbor study

CHARLESTON - An environmental group suggests that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expand its study of the Charleston Harbor shipping channel to review whether deepening other harbors in the region might make more sense.

February 28, 2012 | By Bruce Smith Associated Press writer | Business


Group promotes third Georgia port

ST MARYS - A group of south Georgia leaders is pushing to establish a third state-run ocean port on the St. Marys River that forms the border with Florida.

February 28, 2012 | Associated Press | Business


Senate OKs plan to pay unemployment debt

ATLANTA - The Georgia Senate on Friday approved a plan that would reduce the number of weeks people could collect unemployment - a politically unpopular choice that supporters said was a tough but necessary decision.

February 27, 2012 | By Errin Haines Associated Press writer | Business


Put deferrals to work

As an investor, you may sometimes feel frustrated.

February 26, 2012 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Credit union offers financial counseling

Interstate Credit Union recently announced a partnership with BALANCE Financial Fitness Program.

February 26, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Interstate Centre goes 3D

During the Development Authority of Bryan County's monthly board meeting Thursday, representatives from Georgia EMC unveiled new marketing tools to help the authority attract jobs and investments into its two main industrial parks.

February 24, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


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Articles by Section - Business


FCC says the Internet is a utility, and this is why it matters

Both proponents and critics are weighing in on the Federal Communication Commission's decision to uphold a policy of net neutrality.

March 04, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Readers offer tips for building trust with remote workers

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.

March 03, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Property transfers Feb. 2-10

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Feb. 2-10:

February 27, 2015 | | Business


New lawmaker touches on session priorities

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.

February 26, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray For the Bryan County News | Business


The few, the proudly employed, the coding boot camp graduates

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.

February 25, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


Patricia Arquette's equal pay speech draws criticism from both sides of the aisle

During her Academy Awards acceptance speech, actress Patricia Arquette delivered a message about equal pay for women.

February 25, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Is better love life another benefit of flexible work options?

I'm always writing about the virtues of flexible schedules and work-life balance.

February 25, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Time for a job change? Here's how to tell

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?

February 25, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business


Americans think communication is the most important skill to get ahead — are we right?

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.

February 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Wal-Mart pay raise not as generous as some think

Wal-Mart's recent decision to raise its minimum wage to $9 an hour may not be as altruistic as some would believe.

February 24, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Art is worth less now than ever, and it's not all Spotify's fault

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.

February 22, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


Invest with the 'power of three'

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.

February 22, 2015 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Lego races past Ferrari for title of world’s most powerful brand

Lego has long been a favorite toy, but the company’s recent growth has spurred it to new heights.

February 20, 2015 | Natalie Crofts KSL | Business


Authenticity: The key to successfully reaching millenial customers

As millennials begin to overtake the baby boomers and Gen X in size it will become increasingly important for businesses to target them as customers.

February 19, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


New ad agency offers digital options

Business owners and managers in Bryan County now have a new digital agency to help grow their customer base.

February 19, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


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