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Teach your kids to save and invest

Ideally, our children should learn good behavior from us. But when it comes to living within our means, and saving and investing for the future, we're not setting such a good example. Consider the following:

November 21, 2007 | By Laura Evans, Financial Advisor for the Bryan County News | Business


Bargain Bucks open in Richmond Hill

Another business has popped up in Richmond Hill. A ribbon cutting ceremony for Bargain Bucks, a discount store located at the intersection of Hwy. 17 and Harris Trail Road, took place on Oct. 2. The store is owned by the mother and daughter team of Elaine Myers and her daughter Tanya Cole and features a variety of party supplies, holiday items, toys, cleaning supplies and household goods at 40 percent below regular retail. Cole is banking on the fact that the store has 99 cent blown mylar balloons to be a draw to the new business. Pictured are (from left ...

November 21, 2007 | Ross Blair | Business


Effingham lands 600-job plant

Monday, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced that Portuguese manufacturer EFACEC Group plans to build its first U.S. plant in Effingham County, creating 600 jobs and $100 million in investment.

November 21, 2007 | Staff report | Business


ALCO store to open Nov. 8 in Pembroke

A new ALCO store will open in Pembroke on Thursday, Nov. 8. The store's Grand Opening celebration will start Thursday at 7 a.m. with refreshments followed by a ribbon cutting for local dignitaries and store staff at 7:45 a.m.

November 14, 2007 | | Business


Do you have the right IRA beneficiaries?

Do you invest in either a traditional or Roth IRA? If so, you're making a smart move, because an IRA offers you a tax-advantaged way to save money for retirement.

November 14, 2007 | Laura Evans | Business


Avoid frightening investment moves

Once again, it's Halloween. If you're an adult, you're probably more amused than frightened by the variety of ghouls, ghosts and goblins you'll see running around this week. However, although Halloween itself may not be particularly alarming, you can find some things in life that are truly scary - such as making bad investment moves.

November 07, 2007 | | Business


Green groundbreaking

J.T. Turner Construction Co., Inc. is building a LEED certified home designed by Dawson Wissmach Architects at the Ford Plantation. The project's groundbreaking was held Friday, Oct. 19. This eco-friendly home is the first of its kind on the Plantation, said Director of Operations Tom Draffin. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and ...

November 07, 2007 | | Business


Business announcements

New checking account

November 07, 2007 | | Business


Bryan County, Pembroke property transfers

Bryan County property transfers from Sept. 5-Oct. 9.

November 03, 2007 | | Business


Phone company cuts 40 jobs

Coastal Communications recently annouced that is has reduced approximately 40 employees from its Hinesville workforce, a Sept. 18 release said.

October 09, 2007 | | Business


Coastal Communications announces layoffs

Coastal Communications announced today that it has reduced approximately 40 employees from its Hinesville, Georgia workforce.

October 05, 2007 | | Business


Bryan County, Pembroke property transfers

Bryan County

October 04, 2007 | | Business


GSU study says banks compare favorably

The growth and profitability of community banks in southeast Georgia compare favorably to statewide and national community bank averages, according to the 2006 Annual Performance Review of Georgia Southeastern Region Community Banks. This result is one of the 12 key highlights listed in the executive summary of a new study developed by the Center for Excellence in Financial Services at Georgia Southern University.

October 03, 2007 | | Business


Cottages open at Richmond Hill Plantation

Richmond Hill Development Company recently released its cottage enclave at Richmond Hill Plantation - a nearly 900-acre, master-planned community in the heart of Richmond Hill.

September 26, 2007 | | Business


Laura Evans

Does your employer offer a pension? If so, you'll want to be familiar with your payout options before it's time to start taking money out - because your choice can have a big impact on your retirement income.

September 19, 2007 | | Business


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Veterans launching craft brewery

Being former soldiers, Kevin Ryan, Dan Sartin and Jeff Hyatt have a common bond that's typical of all uniformed personnel, whether they're military, law enforcement or firefighters. They also share a love for good beer.

July 21, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Business


State revenue up 11% in June

Georgia's net tax collections for June totaled $1.76 billion for an increase of $182.25 million, or 11.5 percent, compared to the month-ended June 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week.

July 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Job fair for veterans on Stewart

FORSYTH - The Georgia Department of Corrections, in conjunction with the Georgia National Guard, will host several law-enforcement and public-safety agencies for a military personnel career fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the 1BCT, building 705, on Fort Stewart.

July 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Keep homes dry to keep termites out

Dealing with termites costs over two billion dollars a year in the United States. In Georgia alone residents pay between two hundred million and three hundred million dollars for remedial control and repair of damage done by termites.

July 17, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


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