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Businesses fear new immigration law

ATLANTA - Some Georgia business owners and farmers say they could have a harder time finding workers because of a bill passed by lawmakers to crack down on illegal immigration - among the toughest in the nation.

April 22, 2011 | By Kate Brumback Associated Press writer | Business


Property transfers for April 8-14

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from April 8-14:

April 20, 2011 | | Business


Do you consider the planet when investing?

On April 22, the 41st anniversary of Earth Day will be celebrated by millions of people around the world. As a global citizen, you may wish to commemorate this event by thinking of ways you can help the environment, such as boosting your recycling efforts and cutting back on your energy consumption. But you can also contribute to a "greener" world through your investment activities.

April 20, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Do kids a favor, teach them about interest

One of the most valuable financial lessons you can share with your kids before they leave the nest is to explain what interest rates are and how they work. The important financial transactions they'll conduct as adults likely will be affected in some way by interest rates, whether as a lender or a borrower.

April 20, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business


Feed the word with a paradigm shift

From prehistoric times until the 20th century, human beings have had to solve their building problems and make their tools from the materials and substances they found around them in the environment. Stone could carry great loads in compression and was used as building foundations. Trees held great loads under both compression and tension and were used as beams to hold up roofs. A plant tasted good and was cultivated for food. Grain was discovered to ferment and make enjoyable recreational libations, so communities were formed to cultivate the grain or grape and produce the beer or wine.

April 14, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


Drivers cut back as gas prices rise

Soaring gas prices are starting to take a toll on American drivers.

April 14, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Property transfers for April 1-7

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from April 1-7:

April 14, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Home health group donates for physicians

In celebration of Doctor's Day on March 30, THA Group made a donation to the American Cancer Society on behalf of the physicians with whom the company closely works.

April 14, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Avoid hidden tax triggers in retirement

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.

April 14, 2011 | By Jill Perlin Columnist | Business


Dublin church to pray for lower gas prices

DUBLIN - Members of a central Georgia church plan to gather at gas pumps to pray for lower prices.

April 12, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Pembroke gets mural for new market

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.

April 11, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Guess it's time to learn about cotton

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.

April 11, 2011 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Bank to recycle electronics for free

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.

April 08, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


McDonalds to be hiring more in area

McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire additional talent for crew and restaurant-management positions at their Hinesville-area restaurants April 19.

April 08, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


State budget deals includes harbor money

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.

April 08, 2011 | By Ray Henry Associated Press writer | Business


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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


It's time to start planting vegetables

We are dodging freezes, getting windblown, seeing spring temperatures one day and scraping ice off the windshield the next.

February 13, 2015 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


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