Tax season is upon us – but before you break out that box of old receipts in search of every last deduction, think about whether you're taking advantage of all the tax benefits associated with saving for retirement.
DUBLIN - Members of a central Georgia church plan to gather at gas pumps to pray for lower prices.
Pembroke got a new mural in downtown for the city's budding Whistlestop Farmers Market, which is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday through Nov. 19.
It was a sight to behold. The funeral procession of cars and pickups was more than a mile long. I had to wonder if anyone other than the Pembroke police officers and Bryan County Sheriff deputies manning the roadblocks were left in Pembroke and north Bryan County.
The Coastal Bank, a locally owned and operated community bank headquartered in Savannah, will accept electronic items for recycling, free of charge, at all area branches and at the bank's operations center in Pooler from April 18-22 in honor of Earth Week. The electronics-recycling program is offered in partnership with Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire Inc.
McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire additional talent for crew and restaurant-management positions at their Hinesville-area restaurants April 19.
ATLANTA - State lawmakers said Thursday they have struck a partial budget deal that would buy new police cars, hire more tax collectors and commit state funding for dredging the Port of Savannah.
BRUNSWICK - Officials at the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources have announced plans for the 2011 commercial food shrimp castnet lottery.
College students specializing in golf-course management and maintenance will have the opportunity to participate in The Ford Plantation's Pete Dye Agronomic Scholarship and Internship Program. The program is named after legendary golf-course architect Pete Dye, who designed the award-winning course at The Ford Plantation.
The following property transactions were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 25-31.
During the month of April, Curves of Richmond Hill will participate in the 13th annual Curves Food Drive to collect non-perishable food and cash donations to benefit the local food bank.
You may be too busy to realize it, but April is Stress Awareness Month. Sponsored by the Health Resource Network, a nonprofit health education group, Stress Awareness Month is designed to promote awareness about ways to reduce stress in our lives.
Radiance Technologies Inc. of Huntsville, Ala., has opened an office in Savannah.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 21-24:
I'm the last person to cast aspersions on anyone who procrastinates, given my own occasional lapses in that area. I'll leave it to the self-help gurus to supply behavior-modification techniques. What I will say, however, is that procrastination can be a very costly habit.
Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.
The calls are coming in about bugs up in the trees.
Curves International announced last week that participating Curves, including two locations in the Richmond Hill area, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.
Howard Family Dental announced Friday it is delaying the opening of its Richmond Hill office. The opening date will be announced later.
CivilianJobs.com, a site that helps connect America's military members with civilian careers, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on Fort Stewart. The event is sponsored by the Fort Stewart Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program.
Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy continued to expand during the second quarter of 2014 and should experience strong growth throughout the year.
A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.
I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.
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