Close to 5,000 acres of pristine land along the Medway River at the Midway I-95 interchange in Liberty County will not be developed into a master planned community any time soon, says Foram Group Chairman and CEO Loretta Cockrum.
SAVANNAH - Imperial Sugar and the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration are discussing a possible settlement of proposed fines against the company for a deadly 2008 refinery explosion near Savannah.
The talks have prompted an administrative law judge to postpone a hearing on the fines by the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission scheduled for next Tuesday in Savannah.
Chris McDermott of Richmond Hill was re-elected recently to a three-year term as a member director of the board of Georgia Transmission Corporation. She also serves on the board of directors for Coastal Electric Membership Corporation.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Public Service Commission is reviewing an Atlanta Gas Light Company request to increase base rates.
Hinesville's first farmers market this Thursday promises a host of bargains, including its hours of operation. The market will be held from 4-8 p.m. each Thursday, from May 6-Oct. 28, at Bradwell Park and along Commerce Street in downtown Hinesville.
The CivilianJobs.com Career Expo is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, on Fort Stewart. Men and women transitioning from active duty to civilian life, retirees, veterans, members of the National Guard and Reserves and spouses are encouraged to attend.
MONROE, La., and DENVER - CenturyLink and Qwest Communications announced recently that their boards of directors have approved an agreement under which CenturyLink will acquire Qwest in a tax-free, stock-for-stock transaction. Under the terms of the agreement, Qwest shareholders will receive 0.1664 CenturyLink shares for each share of Qwest common stock they own at closing. Upon closing of the transaction, CenturyLink shareholders are expected to own approximately 50.5 percent and Qwest shareholders are expected to own approximately 49.5 percent of the combined company.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority will host the 2010 International Association of Ports and Harbors mid-term board meeting June 7-9. The previous biennial meeting was hosted by the Port of Dunkirk in France.
As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for mobile devices and services, AT&T recently announced the activation of a new cell site on Fort Stewart that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses in and around the military base.
As part of Comcast Cares Day, nearly 40 volunteers gathered Saturday at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation to work on flower beds, mulch the garden and lay bricks on a walkway designed to honor those once enslaved on Liberty County plantations. The memorial, "The Walk: An African-American Tribute," will cover 50,000 square feet and bear the names of about 6,000 former slaves when it is complete.
Keller Williams announced recently that Beth Braun has joined the company and will work out of the Richmond Hill office. Braun has a background in listing and selling real estate for the past seven years in Liberty, Bryan and McIntosh counties. She has completed Graduate of Realtor Institute training and holds an associate broker license.
WASHINGTON - A spike in unemployment claims Thursday underscored the bumpiness of the economic rebound: Consumers are spending more. Factories are making more. But layoffs have not tapered off as fast as expected.
The Hinesville post office has received notice from the USPS recently that its automated postal center is targeted for removal because it doesn't get enough business.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General has opened a new store in Midway, 167 Butler Ave., and has set its grand opening for Saturday, beginning 8 a.m.
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.
ATLANTA - Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler will be a keynote speaker during an employment-law and legislative-issues update from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday at the Coastal Electric Membership Cooperative, 1265 S. Coastal Highway 17 in Midway.