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.
BRUNSWICK - Officials at the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources have announced plans for the 2011 commercial food shrimp castnet lottery.
College students specializing in golf-course management and maintenance will have the opportunity to participate in The Ford Plantation's Pete Dye Agronomic Scholarship and Internship Program. The program is named after legendary golf-course architect Pete Dye, who designed the award-winning course at The Ford Plantation.
The following property transactions were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 25-31.
During the month of April, Curves of Richmond Hill will participate in the 13th annual Curves Food Drive to collect non-perishable food and cash donations to benefit the local food bank.
You may be too busy to realize it, but April is Stress Awareness Month. Sponsored by the Health Resource Network, a nonprofit health education group, Stress Awareness Month is designed to promote awareness about ways to reduce stress in our lives.
Radiance Technologies Inc. of Huntsville, Ala., has opened an office in Savannah.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 21-24:
I'm the last person to cast aspersions on anyone who procrastinates, given my own occasional lapses in that area. I'll leave it to the self-help gurus to supply behavior-modification techniques. What I will say, however, is that procrastination can be a very costly habit.
Now that spring is here, you may find it easier to get outside to run, bike or take part in other physical pursuits that you enjoy. As you know, the more active you are, the more efficiently your body will work. And the same can hold true for your investments: The more exercise they get, the more potential to work on your behalf.
MACON - Consumers can get a firsthand look at agricultural production beginning in early April, when the strawberries at more than 30 "you-pick" farms across the state will be ready for harvest.
The Bryan County News, through its website www.bryancountynews.net, is now offering users a daily deal each week. Users will receive one deeply discounted deal via e-mail that can be used at local merchants. To buy the deal using a credit card, click on the link provided in the e-mail and follow the screen prompts.
Angela Powell of EXIT Team Realty of Hinesville has earned the certified distressed property expert designation, having completed extensive training in foreclosure avoidance and short sales.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 14-18.
It's spring – time to clean out the gutters, tune up the lawn mower and wash down the windows. But as you attend to these types of tasks around your home, why not take the time to do some financial "spring cleaning" as well?
There was a steady hustle and bustle of holiday shoppers at the fourth annual Holiday Market last Saturday at the J.F. Gregory Park pavilion.
We have a lot of residential subdivisions with ponds on them. We have a lot of farmsteads with ponds. If you have a pond, either your own private pond or one owned and managed by your homeowner's association, now is the time to start planning for next year's management of the pond.
The Golden Corral building on Highway 84 in Hinesville is back on the market. A Realtor's sign was placed on the property sometime this week.
Howard Family Dental, which has been serving Southeastern Georgia since 1980, recently announced the grand opening of its new Richmond Hill office and the addition of Dr. Carlos Martinolas to the practice.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Nov. 14-Dec. 8.
Richmond Hill city clerk Ursula Lee recently celebrated 28 years of employment with the city. Lee began her work in 1986 as a receptionist/senior clerk and was promoted to assistant city clerk before becoming city clerk in 1997.
The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
As 2014 draws to a close, you may want to look back on the progress you've made this past year in various areas of your life - and that certainly includes progress toward your financial goals.
You may begin noticing smoke in the air from time to time as tree farmers conduct prescribed burns.
It's Thanksgiving, a holiday that once celebrated the harvest season. Although many of us may not be directly connected to agriculture, we still gather on Thanksgiving with our loved ones to share whatever "bounty" we have. This practice doesn't have to begin and end with food. Why not incorporate the spirit of sharing into your overall financial strategy?
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