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Deal puts brakes on gas tax

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that he will stop an increase in the motor-fuel tax scheduled to go into effect July 1.

June 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Business briefs: Clinic hire PR firm

The Richmond Hill-based public relations firm Lesley Francis PR has been appointed to work with Urgent Care 24/7 to raise the profile of its five urgent-care clinics and two animal-care clinics in the Savannah area.

June 06, 2014 | Staff report | Business


What's bugging your tomato plants

It is early June and time to apply mole cricket control. All the new hatch of mole crickets should be out by now. While they are hard to see and do not cause much lawn injury now, by late July and August I expect to be getting calls about dying patches in lawns.

June 05, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Why is it quicker to be an attorney than cosmetologist

Back in the day, people could work in various professions without the state getting involved. Now, as Morris M. Kleiner, a professor of public affairs at the University of Minnesota, points out, things are a little different.

June 04, 2014 | By Michael DeGroote Deseret News Service | Business


Newlyweds need to talk money

June is a popular month for weddings. If you're getting married this month, you no doubt have many exciting details to discuss with your spouse-to-be. But after you get back from the honeymoon, you'll want to have another discussion - about your finances. It might not sound glamorous, but couples who quickly "get on the same page" regarding their financial situation are actually taking a step that can help them immensely as they build their lives together.

June 04, 2014 | For Laura Evans | Business


CEO pay at record high, others stagnate

Median pay packages for chief executives reached a new high last year of over $10 million, according to a study by the Associated Press and Equilar. This is the fourth year that compensation has climbed for top execs, as they continue to profit from the rising stock market.

June 03, 2014 | By Lane Anderson Deseret News Service | Business


Chamber to host discussion on compliance

A discussion on small-business compliance will be the focus of the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's Coffee and Conversation from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, at the chamber office, 2591 Highway 17, suite 100 in the Crossroads Center.

June 01, 2014 | Special to the news | Business


Metro Savannah jobless rate drops

Jobless rates for the Metro Savannah and Coastal Georgia areas each dropped five-tenths of a percentage point in March, according to the state Department of Labor.

May 30, 2014 | Special to the news | Business


The Suites is now ready for tenants

Executive Director Rich DeLong cuts the ceremonial ribbon May 20, marking the grand opening of The Suites at Station Exchange, a new senior living community in Richmond Hill. Others on hand include Bryan County Commission Chairman Jimmy Henderson and Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler. The event included an open house and tours of the facilities. In addition to 32 suites with tailored services to match one's lifestyle, The Suites at Station Exchange also has six studios as part of its Seasons Memory Care Residence. For other information regarding The Suites at Station Exchange, please log on at www.thesuitesatstationexchange ...

May 29, 2014 | Special to the news | Business


Every business should have buy/sell agreement

Having a business partner is great - someone to share your vision, the workload, the lunch bill.

May 25, 2014 | By Richard Barid and Michael Smith Columnists | Business


Heritage Bank promotes Prembroke branch manager

The Heritage Bank recently announced that Cameron C. Smith has been promoted to bank officer.

May 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Tips on azaleas, lawns and palms

Remember spring from this year? It showed up about a month late and lasted about 72 hours.

May 22, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Business After Hours at Plantation Lumber

Plantation Lumber and Hardware will host its annual open house and Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at 10829 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill.

May 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Google working on self-driving car

Having trouble adjusting to the new ban on driving and dialing? Google's self-driving car may offer the solution - in 2020.

May 20, 2014 | By Alyssa Banks KSL | Business


Sale won't affect King America's obligations

The recently announced sale of its parent company will not affect a Screven County textile company's compliance with permit and testing mandates.

May 19, 2014 | Holli Deal Bragg correspondent | Business


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New furniture, gift shop in Pembroke

Members of the Pembroke Downtown Development Authority and city-council members helped Carla's Furniture and Gifts owner Carla Nelson, center, cut the ribbon on her new store Monday morning. Among those who attended the ribbon cutting were DDA board members Laverne Scott and Doyce Mullis, DDA head Sharroll Fanslau, and Pembroke Councilwoman Tiffany Walraven and Mayor Mary Warnell. The store is at 37 E. Bacon St., downtown. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/carlasfurnituregallery or call 653-7000.

October 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Ruffled Feathers cuts ribbon

A new boutique opened at the Pig-A-Dilly shopping plaza on Highway 17 in Richmond Hill last week.

October 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Bank helps fight hunger with drive

Ameris Bank's fifth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative is in full swing. Non-perishable food items are being collected through October.

October 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Ruffle Feathers Boutique opens in Richmond Hill

A new boutique opened at the Pig-A-Dilly shopping plaza on Highway 17 in Richmond Hill last week.

October 13, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Business


Soil alive, don't put too much mulch on it

Have you ever noticed the car in front of you at the traffic signal that has water dripping out of its tailpipe?

October 10, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Local DQ among hacked stores

Pembroke's Dairy Queen is on a list of restaurants that have been hit by a security breach during August, the company announced Thursday.

October 10, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Businesses touted for brightening holidays

Bryan County Family Connection and the Bryan County Children's Fund has begun a program to recognize businesses that help to ensure local children have a merry Christmas.

October 10, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Business


Floquip expanding Midway operation

SNF Floquip has announced it will double its Midway Industrial Park plant, investing about $7 million in the expansion.

October 08, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Attorneys open Hinesville office

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce attended a ribbon cutting for Balbo and Gregg, Attorneys at Law, P.C., Sept. 26 at the practice's new Hinesville location, 410-A Gen. Screven Way.

October 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Port container growth continues

SAVANNAH - With nearly 13 percent growth in container traffic over the first two months of the fiscal year, the Georgia Ports Authority has made a strong start to FY2015.

October 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


RH Rotary hears about port growth, projects

Stacy Watson of the Georgia Ports Authority, hosted by Development Authority of Bryan County CEO Anna Chafin, spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club during the group's Thursday lunch meeting at the city center in J.F. Gregory Park.

October 02, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge hbarnidge@bryancountynews.net | Business


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