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Deal: Disappointed in federal funds for port

ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal says he's disappointed that President Barack Obama's proposed budget didn't contain more federal money to deepen the shipping channel to Savannah's port.

February 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Farm season extension study offers grants

Applications are being accepted through March 4 for the 2011 High Tunnel Pilot Study. James E. Tillman, state conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia said the state has designated $100,000 for the initiative.

February 14, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Port expansion could threaten drinking water

Deepening the Savannah River to make room for supersize cargo ships could risk contaminating the city's drinking water - unless somebody pays $40 million for a solution, Savannah's water chiefs said Thursday.

February 11, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Jobless requests may show upward trend

WASHINGTON - The number of people applying for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in nearly three years, continuing a downward trend that suggests hiring could pick up this year.

February 11, 2011 | By Jeannine Aversa Associated Press writer | Business


Savannah Habor forum makes waves in Atlanta

ATLANTA - Following the Dec. 2 Atlanta/Savannah Harbor Business Forum's success, the Atlanta City Channel 26 has begun airing a video documenting the event. This video airs daily.

February 11, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Jan. 31-Feb. 7

The following property transactions were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 31-Feb. 7:

February 09, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Get ready for America Saves Week

So many expenses, so few dollars saved. That's the dilemma faced by millions of Americans – everyone from struggling college students to young families saving for a down payment to baby boomers approaching retirement.

February 09, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business


Think financial security this Valentine's

Each Valentine's Day, Americans spend millions of dollars on candy and flowers. These are fine gifts, but after the chocolates are eaten and the roses have wilted, Valentine's Day will just be a pleasant memory. But if you want to give a present that can benefit your valentine for years to come, why not give a financial gift?

February 09, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Chamber launches 'shop local' campaign

When you see a bumper sticker with an oval surrounding the letters SNBF, don't try to guess what foreign country or resort island the driver has visited. It stands for "Shop North Bryan First."

February 08, 2011 | Al Hackle Bryan County News | Business


SBA has program for woman business owners

WASHINGTON - Women-owned small businesses can begin taking steps to participate in a new federal contracting program today, the U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced. The new Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program will be fully implemented during the next several months, with the first contracts expected to be awarded by the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011.

February 04, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


UGA Master Naturalist Program to return

One of the great legacies my predecessor David Moulder left to Coastal Georgia is the Master Naturalist Program.

February 02, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


Area jobless numbers increase

ATLANTA – The preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah and Coastal Georgia areas increased in December, according to reports from the office of State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Jan. 20-28

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 20-28:

February 02, 2011 | Staff report | Business


New home care business in area

A new business that helps seniors stay independent in their own homes is now serving the Richmond Hill and Savannah areas.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Edward Jones on best company list

The financial-services firm Edward Jones ranked No. 11 on Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2011" list in its 12th appearance on the prestigious list, according to Laura Evans, financial adviser for Edward Jones in Richmond Hill.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


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Millennials making too many credit mistakes

Some new research shows millennials are making a lot of mistakes when it comes to credit.

September 18, 2014 | By Paul Nelson KSL | Business


Extension welcomes new Bryan County staff

The Bryan County Extension recently welcomed four new staff members.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State revenue up in August over 2013

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.

September 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Developer magazine ranks Georgia first

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.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


The bugs in the trees

The calls are coming in about bugs up in the trees.

September 12, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Curves having open houses

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.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Update: Howard Family Dental opening delayed

Howard Family Dental announced Friday it is delaying the opening of its Richmond Hill office. The opening date will be announced later.

September 05, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Job fair on post on Sept. 16

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.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Armstrong reports area economic growth

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.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Economist: Georgia's job engine humming

A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.

August 31, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Pine beetle can be beat; not by hugging trees

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.

August 28, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


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