As another school year sets in, you may be thinking about the day in which you'll be sending your children off to college. Can you afford to help them pay for school while still saving for your own retirement?
The following is a list of property transfers in Bryan County for July 2010:
STATESBORO - Great Dane Trailers will bring 400 jobs to Statesboro.
A new manufacturing facility set to be built will bring the jobs over the next four years. Gov. Sonny Perdue says it's a $33.5 million investment.
James M. Floyd Jr., president and CEO of Liberty Shares, Inc. and The Heritage Bank, announced recently that Philip F. Resch has accepted the positions of chief financial officer for both companies. He took over the posts in July.
SAVANNAH - Given today's tough economy, more people are considering the benefits and rewards of small business ownership. While creating a solid business plan is a great start, would-be business owners often lack financial backing and the knowledge to identify and secure financing from other sources. To that end, Savannah Technical College is hosting a free "Open for Business" technical workshop at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18.
Palmer Chiropractic celebrated its grand opening Tuesday in Richmond Hill and offers a full range of chiropractic services, according to Dr. Trace Palmer.
SAVANNAH - Sea Island Company has filed for federal bankruptcy protection with a plan to sell its luxury resorts that have been secluded getaways on the Georgia coast for wealthy travelers and American presidents since 1928.
The family-owned company filed a Chapter 11 plan in federal court Tuesday, saying it's unable to repay more than $600 million owed to to lenders including Synovus Bank, Bank of America and Bank of Scotland after the economic meltdown took a toll on Sea Island's resort and real-estate businesses.
Blistering summer days have air conditioning service professionals working up quite a sweat, answering more calls than usual in an attempt to keep area residents cool. As daytime temperatures continue to hover in the mid-90s with heat indexes up to 100 degrees, even afternoon rains give little relief when cool air is nowhere to be found.
SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced Monday that the GPA handled more than 2.63 million twenty-foot equivalent unit containers, added new services and maintained its position as the fourth-highest-volume container port in fiscal year 2010.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College's marketing and hospitality programs will host a free seminar on working in the international market from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Aug. 24. The seminar will be in the Eckburg Auditorium at the Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road.
Work is expected to begin this fall on a new natural gas pipeline that will serve the Belfast Business Center, a 900-acre industrial park off Belfast Siding Road.
There's now an auto parts store in Pembroke. Autopro Parts and Accessories, opened on Thursday.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond announced Thursday that federal extended unemployment insurance benefits are now being paid to 90,994 jobless Georgians. The benefits were enacted by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama last July 22. The law extends the qualifying time for eligible recipients from June 2
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.
If you have children, you're keenly aware that it's getting close to back-to-school time. Today, that might mean you need to go shopping for notebooks and pencils. But in the future, when "back to school" means "off to college," your expenditures are likely to be significantly greater. Will you be financially prepared for that day?
Following the groundbreaking of the $400,000 Bryan County fire station on Resource Way in WaterWays Township, community developer Fletcher Management Company formally welcomed its newest featured builder, Dream Finders Homes. The builder broke ground on its design center showcase home as well as its initial offering of four new home plans.