The county's industrial park in North Bryan, the Interstate Centre, was recently awarded a highly coveted Certificate of Recognition for complying with the requirements set forth by the Georgia Allies for the Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development (GRAD) Program.
The following are property transfers in Bryan County from Sept. 28-30:
The Stella Rose Clothing & More Boutique at 11254 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill announced recently an exclusive deal with a top British company.
RICHMOND HILL - Cierra McNeese, CPhT, has passed the national pharmacy technician certification exam to become the fifth certified pharmacy technician at Richmond Hill Pharmacy.
ATLANTA - Gas South's pay-as-you-go program is now in its second year and the payment option developed for credit-challenged consumers is growing in popularity.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Federation of Independent Business on Monday named Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., a "guardian of small business" for his support of America's small business owners.
Magnolia Manor is pleased to announce Michelle Laidler as the new administrator of Magnolia Manor on the Coast.
Vendor applications are being accepted for Hinesville's OktoberFest, which is planned for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-16, in the downtown Bradwell Park area. The festival features authentic German entertainment and food, beer tent, food court and a marketplace full of arts and crafts vendors. Event organizers say they expect to top last year's crowd of about 5,000 attendees. Booth rentals are $75 per night if reserved before Oct. 1 and $100 after. The festival will be open from 4-midnight on Friday and from 11 a.m.-midnight on Saturday.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz addressed business leaders last week at the second annual Atlanta state of the port event. He discussed the importance of Georgia's deepwater ports in Savannah and Brunswick to the metro Atlanta area.
The following are the property transfers in Bryan County for Sept. 14-20:
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reports that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10 percent in August.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is co-sponsoring legislation to permanently extend tax relief provisions passed by Congress in 2001 and 2003. If Congress fails to take action, this tax relief would expire at the end of this year.
The Board of Directors of Bryan Bank has elected Al Dixon as a director of the bank.
Gov. Sonny Perdue recently announced the launch of Work Ready Connect, the state's new online employment marketplace.
The following are the property transfers in Bryan County for Sept. 1-13:
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.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 19 at United Way of the Coastal Empire Bryan County office, 9611 Ford Ave., behind the Richmond Hill Public Library.
SAVANNAH - Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love and guests recently celebrated the grand opening of STC's Aviation Training Center.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Aug. 22-30:
Bilingual Familia Consulting and International School recently received an honorable mention in Georgia's first "Small Business Rock Stars" competition, a new program representing the first-ever collaboration of the Georgia Economic Developers Association and the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
PawParazzi Pet Boutique and Grooming Spa will celebrate the official opening its new location from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 7 at 11360 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill.
Next week, we observe Labor Day to celebrate the achievements of American workers - people, like yourself, who work hard for their money. But to make progress toward your long-term financial goals, you need to do more than just earn money - you have to invest it wisely.
Lynn Bennett of Richmond Hill has been recognized by Allstate Insurance Company for superior standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitability.
Summer gardens have just about run out. The ambitious among us are well into plantings for their autumn-vegetable gardens.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Aug. 2, 14-21:
The jobless rates in metro Savannah and coastal Georgia saw decreases in July, according to the state labor department.
If you're starting out as an investor, you might be feeling overwhelmed. After all, it seems like there's just so much to know. How can you get enough of a handle on basic investment concepts so that you're comfortable in making well-informed choices?
For the second time this year, Effingham County has landed a significant economic development project.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, August 1-13:
Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled $1.41 billion, an increase of $88.5 million, or 6.7 percent, compared to July 2012, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.