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Oil prices near nine-month high

SINGAPORE - Oil traded close to a nine-month high near $105 a barrel Tuesday in Asia after European leaders agreed to lend Greece €130 billion ($170 billion) to avoid a debt default.

February 21, 2012 | Associated Press | Business


Beekeeping seminar at Oatland Island

SAVANNAH - Did you know that honey bees are responsible for pollinating one-third of the food we consume? Think of a world without such things as apples, almonds and strawberries.

February 19, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Leave the lawn alone, explore Altamaha

The Super Bowl is past us and we have had some unusually warm weather, thanks to the La Nina weather pattern we are experiencing.

February 19, 2012 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Foreclosure rate worsens in January

LOS ANGELES - Banks took back more U.S. homes in January than in the previous month, the latest sign that foreclosures are accelerating after slowing sharply last year while lenders sorted out foreclosure-abuse claims.

February 19, 2012 | By Alex Veiga Associated Press writer | Business


International markets are key

You're probably accustomed to measuring the progress of your investments, and the overall condition of the investment world, by checking on indexes such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500.

February 18, 2012 | For Laura Evans | Business


Pet boutique has new owners

Richmond Hill pet boutique PawParazzi recently announced new ownership and a new location at Parkers Square, 11408 Ford Ave.

February 17, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Expo connects employers, veterans

A Civilian Career Expo sponsored by CivilianJobs.com was held at Club Stewart on Wednesday in an effort to link two dozen employers and educational institutions with more than 500 active and former members of the military as well as military spouses.

February 17, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Business


Paychecks won't drop at end of month

WASHINGTON - Calling quits on a bruising election-year fight, negotiators on Capitol Hill announced an agreement late Wednesday on legislation to renew a payroll tax cut for 160 million workers and jobless benefits for millions more.

February 16, 2012 | By Andrew Taylor Associated Press writer | Business


Energy secretary: Vogtle reactors may spur nuclear resurgence

WAYNESBORO - With workers behind him already assembling the towering steel capsule that will contain one of the nation's first new commercial nuclear reactors in a generation, Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Wednesday the Plant Vogtle expansion in Georgia will influence other American utilities weighing new investments in nuclear power.

February 16, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business


Obama budget includes funds for port expansion

ATLANTA - President Barack Obama on Monday proposed $2.8 million towards deepening the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah - far less than the $105 million supporters wanted, but they say the amount is enough to keep the effort on the federal radar.

February 14, 2012 | By Errin Haines Associated Press writer | Business


Free amplified phones offered

Georgians who are deaf or hard of hearing - from 1 percent hearing loss to profound deafness - now can obtain a new amplified cordless phone for free, thanks to the Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired Inc.

February 13, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Coastal Electric cited for military support

Georgia Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the Department of Defense, recently honored Coastal Electrical CEO Whit Hollowell with a Patriot Award for supporting his employees who serve in the Georgia National Guard and Reserve.

February 12, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Here's how to ensure a great Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is almost upon us. To celebrate, you may want to present your loved ones with chocolates, flowers or any number of other traditional gifts. But if your valentine also happens to be your spouse or your life partner, you also might want to show your love in another way - by making sure you have adequate insurance.

February 12, 2012 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


New tanning salon opens

Bronze Tanning celebrated the opening of its newest location in Richmond Hill with a ribbon cutting ceremony Jan. 31.

February 10, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Fort Stewart moves 'lemon lot'

If you're thinking about buying or selling a car, pickup truck, boat, recreational vehicle, motorcycle or just a trailer, consider Fort Stewart's privately owned vehicle resale lot, or as it's more commonly known, the "lemon lot."

February 09, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Business


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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


Bank promotes four employees

The First Bank of Coastal Georgia board of directors approved promotions of four employees during its January meeting.

February 15, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Real estate agent certified for military moves

Tina Flesher-Harrington with RE/MAX Accent in Richmond Hill has earned the Military Relocation Professional certification.

February 14, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


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