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.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Feb. 17-29:
Bryan County residents who wish to file a homestead exemption for the 2012 tax year have until April 1 to do so.
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.
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.
ATLANTA - Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the state's unemployment rate has declined for the sixth month in a row.
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.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Jan. 30- Feb. 15.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As an investor, you may sometimes feel frustrated.
Interstate Credit Union recently announced a partnership with BALANCE Financial Fitness Program.
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.
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.
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.
Business owners and managers in Bryan County now have a new digital agency to help grow their customer base.