The 2011 Georgia Small Farm Conference, with a theme of "Making Every Acre Count," will be March 31-April 1 at The Foundry Park Inn & Spa, 295 East Dougherty St., Athens.
ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday it supports President Barack Obama's call for a safety review of all the country's nuclear power plants in light of the ongoing crisis in Japan.
At last, it is time to get the warm-season crops for the home vegetable garden going again. We did our soil testing and liming in December, started tomatoes from seeds indoors in late January or February and planted asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, collards, kale, spring onions, garden peas, Irish potatoes, spinach and turnips.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 4-14.
ATLANTA - The Georgia House has voted to soften a planned increase in the amount businesses pay into the unemployment insurance trust fund.
As an investor, you want your money to grow so that you can achieve your important goals, such as a comfortable retirement or college for your children. But you may also invest to increase your cash flow.
The Pembroke Downtown Development Authority discussed the survey of lead-based paint in Pembroke homes, as well as the farmers market coming this spring, during its regular meeting Feb. 17 at Pembroke City Hall.
State Rep. Jan Tankersley recently accepted a check for $37 billion check for Georgia forests on behalf of the state and the constituents of House District 158, which includes North Bryan.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Feb. 28 – March 3.
JB's Lounge and Dine owner Gareth Collins and city and business leaders in Pembroke cut the ribbon on the new business last week. The lounge and diner is open from 2 p.m. to midnight Monday through Saturday.
Nobody likes being nagged, but I'm going to risk reader displeasure by reminding everyone that there are hefty financial consequences if you owe income taxes and do not file a return on time – or at least request a filing extension.
Your 401(k) offers tax-deductible contributions, tax-deferred growth of earnings potential and a variety of investment options – so it's a great tool for building retirement savings.
HARDEEVILLE, S.C. - Hardeeville welcomed its first veterinarian a few weeks ago the same way this job-hungry town in one of South Carolina's poorest counties celebrated openings last year of a new hardware store and a Mexican restaurant - with a ribbon cutting and a speech by the mayor.
Samuel T. Brown of Midway is a new member of the American Angus Association, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says Georgias seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 10.4 percent in January, matching its all-time high.
In honor of Earth Day on April 22, here are a few financial suggestions:
If you've been on the Internet for a number of years and have refused to buy the latest and greatest things that have come out, you might currently have an unsupported operating system.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo - a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.
CenturyLink is spreading the word about low-income assistance programs that help qualifying consumers obtain reduced-price voice and high-speed Internet services.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.
WaterWays Township, a 2,300-acre gated master-planned community in south Bryan County, recently was named "Community of the Year" by the Home Builders Association of Greater Savannah.
The Coastal Courier and Bryan County News took home top awards from this year's Georgia Press Association 2014 Advertising Conference and Awards Banquet, held April 3-4 at Lake Blackshear Resort in Cordele.
As you save and invest for retirement, what are your ultimate goals? Do you plan on traveling the world? Purchasing a vacation home? Pursuing your hobbies?
SAVANNAH -In recognition of Goodwill Week, Goodwill of the Coastal Empire plans to provide 10 job fairs open to the public throughout the region.
You may have noticed the smoke in the air from time to time as tree farmers conduct prescribed burns.
April is National Safe Digging Month, and CenturyLink reminds Bryan County residents to always call 811 before beginning any digging project.
SAVANNAH - Enmark Stations Inc. once again has made a commitment to sell paper icons in all 59 of its retail stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk.
MACON - Tens of thousands of school children visit Georgia's strawberry farms each year, learning about the berries, how they're grown and what they look like in the field.
A job fair that had been scheduled for the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville Wednesday has been canceled.
McDonald's USA President Jeff Stratton and the McDonald's leadership team made visits this week to five stores in the Savannah area, including Richmond Hill, to spend time in restaurants and meet with local owner-operators and crew.