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.
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.
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.
The following property transactions were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 31-Feb. 7:
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.
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?
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."
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.
One of the great legacies my predecessor David Moulder left to Coastal Georgia is the Master Naturalist Program.
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.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 20-28:
A new business that helps seniors stay independent in their own homes is now serving the Richmond Hill and Savannah areas.
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.
The Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill has been named best wedding venue by the 2011 Bride's Choice Awards with the online wedding planning resource Wedding Wire.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center will help JCB, one of the world's largest manufacturers of construction equipment, recruit workers for its plant in Pooler in Chatham County.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 17-20:
ATLANTA - The jobless rate in the metro Savannah area and Coastal Georgia region dropped in August.
You probably have thought about what you'd like to do during your retirement years. But all your plans probably depend, to at least some extent, on your financial situation. What happens if you reach the age at which you wish to retire and you just don't have the money you thought you'd have?
SAVANNAH - Kroger customers and associates throughout the Savannah area donated more than $19,200 to the Second Harvest Coastal Georgia Food Bank to help replenish their pantry after the collapse of its freezer roof over Labor Day weekend.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for It Works! and the Georgia Skinny Wrap at 10 a.m. Thursday at RHBC Chamber office at 2591 Highway 17, suite 100 in Richmond Hill.
I had a call this summer about a jasmine bed dying in a big circle about 20 feet in diameter. No, it was not alien spacecraft engines burning the jasmine and not raccoons making crop circles.
MIDWAY - An area manufacturer is among 255 companies worldwide selected to participate in a Massachusetts Institute of Technology study that explores whether manufacturing can be reinvigorated in the United States.
Fall is almost officially here - and if you're like most people, you're probably wondering how summer went by so fast. Those trips to the lake or the beach are fading in memory now, giving way to helping kids with homework, raking leaves and the other rites of autumn. And just as your day-to-day tasks change with the seasons, so, too, will your money management and investment activities at different phases of your life.
The owners of Life Moves Dance Studio broke ground Friday on their new location at 11260 Highway 144 between Richmond Hill Court and Parker's Square.
Now that we are past Labor Day, there are a few things you can do - and not do - around the yard before we get too deep into the NFL season.
SAVANNAH - Vice President Joe Biden visited the Georgia Port Authority's Garden City Ocean Terminal on Monday and discussed the importance of infrastructure investment to exports, economic competitiveness and job creation.
The following real estate transactions were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 9-16:
PawParazzi owners Jane and Alex Honor Saturday marked the pet store's move to a new location in Parkers Square shopping center at 11360 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill.
The following real estate transactions were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 3-6:
National Grandparents Day is observed on Sept. 8. And although this "Day" is not as widely known as Mother's Day or Father's Day, it does remind us of the importance of grandparents. If you're a grandparent yourself, you may be thinking of ways to help your grandchildren on their journey through life. One of the greatest gifts you can give them may be financial support for their college education - and one way you can help provide this support could be found in the distributions you receive from your retirement accounts.