Brad Brookshire, vice president of Bryan Bank & Trust, recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.
Tax credits and tax deductions are two common ways people lower their income tax bills. Although similar in intention, these two tax-reduction methods have fundamental differences and are not interchangeable.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.2 percent in May, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10.3 percent in April.
Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin has alerted Georgians to the recall of some Kroger ice cream because it contains ingredients not listed on the label.
Bryan County Property Transfers Month of May, 2010 Richmond Hill Development, Inc. to RH Plantation, LLC, Map & Parcel Number: Portions of 054-097 and 054-096, $699,000.00. 5/3/10 James C. Barfield to Edsel Plaza, LLC, Map & Parcel Number: 053-019-03, $600,000.00. 5/3/10 Waterford Group Georgia, LLC to Joseph D. Bessent, Sr., Lot 127 The Bluffs at Richmond Hill, $45,000.00. 5/3/10 Waterford Group Georgia, LLC to Joseph D. Bessent, Sr., Lot 129 The Bluffs at Richmond Hill, ...
JEKYLL ISLAND - The Jekyll Island Authority announced recently that three companies have been selected to join the Jekyll Island beach village project. They will build two new hotels and new retail space for the island. Following a request for proposal process, the board of directors approved the recommendations made by the Jekyll Island Authority evaluation committee, and project development agreements will be finalized with each company.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond said the Georgia Department of Labor will begin a series of workshops this week to help thousands of laid-off Georgia education employees transition into new careers. The first workshops are today and Saturday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Albany, Atlanta Airport Marriott, Atlanta Marriott Century Center, Macon State College and the Marietta campus of Chattahoochee Technical College. All workshops will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
ATLANTA - The preliminary, unadjusted unemployment rate in Coastal Georgia declined to 8.6 percent in April, down six-tenths of a percentage point in March, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
SAVANNAH – Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced this week that the GPA experienced 25.6 percent container growth in April and has recorded five consecutive months of double-digit growth through its ports.
Plantation Lumber held its annual open house on May 20. Dallas Daniel and his staff served low country boil, pork loin, hamburgers and hot dogs with desserts to more than 250 visitors. Live music and games provided a fun and family friendly atmosphere.
Southeastern Bank hosted it s 2010 annual customer appreciation day on May 21. Visitors were treated to free hot dogs and refreshments and a classic car show from local favorites Over the Hill Gang.
Firth Rixson Limited General Manager Chris Bohlmann spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club on Thursday about the company's progress on the new Liberty County facility in Tradeport East and local job creation.
Area shrimper Joey Lawler could haul in the catch of the season tomorrow, but as long as the relocated Highway 196 interchange limits how customers can get to him, he wouldn't see much profit from it.
FORT VALLEY (AP) - The harvesting, packaging and selling of Georgia's peaches has begun, and growers are cautiously looking for a bumper crop this year. Robert Dickey, owner of Dickey Farms in Musella, said conditions were so favorable that growers had to thin the crop.
Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced today that the GPA experienced 25.6 percent container growth in April and has recorded five consecutive months of double-digit growth through its ports.
Richmond Hill Pharmacy welcomes its newest pharmacist, Lauren Howell, PharmD.
You turn off the television when you're not watching it because it saves you money, right? Not so.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Tuesday that Georgia's net tax collections for November totaled $1.39 billion, an increase of nearly $49 million, or 3.6 percent, compared to the month-ended November 2012.
One business opened and another opened its new location in Richmond Hill last week.
Consumers need not stress over busting their piggy banks when shopping for holiday gifts.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Nov. 26 - Dec. 3:
Property owners and real-estate agents in Coastal Georgia are bracing for rising insurance rates due to federal legislation that has changed the way the National Flood Insurance Program operates. The new law is phasing out some subsidized rates, such as for vacation homes, and will raise insurance premiums for those properties at most risk of severe or repeated flooding.
Last time I was here I shared the first portion of Dr. David Steen's blog entry, "The only good dog is a dead dog" - a logical and fact-based approach to a very emotionally charged subject - snakes.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that the unemployment rates in both metro Savannah and the Coastal Georgia region increased for the month of October.
A ribbon cutting and grand opening for Richmond Hill Oral Surgery and Facial Aesthetics will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 12 at 111 Market St.
Thanksgiving is almost here. If you have the financial resources to provide a comfortable life for your family, you have reason to be thankful. And if you can afford to share some of your "bounty" with charitable organizations, you may want to be as generous as possible - because your gifts may allow you to both give and receive.
Checks both big and small were handed out at the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, part of the aftermath of the chamber's annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival.
SAVANNAH - United Way of the Coastal Empire recently announced it selected Savannah Technical College as a strategic-initiative partner for economic independence with a grant for $290,000.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Nov. 15-25:
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Richmond Hill and the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau, will present Christmas Stroll/Small Business Days on Saturday, Nov. 30; Thursday, Dec. 5; and Wednesday, Dec. 18.