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Yontz to take helm at RH-BC Chamber

The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will be welcoming its new executive director next month.

May 25, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Business


Grow your own designer genes

As a species, we humans have become increasingly creative in manipulating the plants we grow for food and fiber.

May 25, 2011 | By Don Gardner Special to the News | Business


State jobless rate drops under 10%

ATLANTA - Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 9.9 percent in April, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10 percent in March, Georgia's labor commissioner said.

May 24, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Immigration reform worries onion region

LYONS - Signs point to an exodus in Vidalia onion country. Fliers on a Mexican storefront advertise free transportation for workers willing to pick jalapenos and banana peppers in Florida and blueberries in the Carolinas. Buying an outbound bus ticket now requires reservations.

May 20, 2011 | By Kate Brumback and Ray Henry Associated Press writers | Business


Property transfers for May 6-13

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from May 6-13:

May 18, 2011 | | Business


Salon opens in Pembroke

Pembroke and North Bryan County Chamber of Commerce officials helped owner Rebecca Mitchell cut the ceremonial ribbon Friday to mark the opening of the new 3-N-1 Hair Salon in Pembroke.

May 18, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Deal backs extending port road

SAVANNAH - Gov. Nathan Deal is lending is his support to building a new $140 million highway that would give trucks expanded access to the Port of Savannah.

May 17, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Mitsubishi dedicates Savannah plant

SAVANNAH - A major Japanese manufacturer is celebrating the completion of the first phase of its gas-powered turbine plant near Savannah.

May 12, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


DoL launches job-seeking tool

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor (GDoL) is launching a month-long effort to help job seekers improve their chances for employment.

May 12, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for May 2-5

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from May 2-5.

May 12, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Home health CEO honored

THA Group president and CEO Ellen B. Bolch recently received the AWWIN 2011 Monica La Rue Award. AWWIN (Assisting Working Women in Need) annually bestows this accolade on a woman who employs five or more women while continuing to motivate and inspire women to pursue their dreams and visions.

May 12, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


State fines HVAC contractors

MACON - The Georgia Construction Industry Licensing Board Division of Conditioned Air Contractors met April 20 and voted to accept cease and desist orders for unlicensed practice, including in Bryan County and some surrounding areas, for the following:

May 12, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Retirement plans for self-employed

For a variety of reasons, many people, particularly those in the baby boom generation, are considering retiring later than they might have originally planned. Take full advantage of those extra working years by contributing as much as you can to a retirement plan that can help you build resources, defer taxes and, ultimately, maximize income.

May 12, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Corn epidemic proves need for diversity

Last time, I outlined how we improved corn yields and lowered production costs by backcrossing a gene that conferred pollen sterility to hybrid corn varieties. By 1956, just 12 years after the trait was discovered, 85 percent of all the corn grown in the United States and Canada carried the Texas cytoplasm male sterile (Tcms) gene.

May 12, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


Spill forces restaurant to close

A sewage spill took place Monday at the Quality Inn in Richmond Hill, forcing the restaurant at the motel to close.

May 12, 2011 | Staff report | Business


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Ports Authority sets record

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority reached an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 20-foot equivalent container units, a 19.2 percent increase over the previous year.

August 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State revenue up 5.5% in July

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Richmond Hill to hear request on RH Plantation change

Richmond Hill City Council accepted a request by a developer to again table its bid to allow multi-family housing on a tract near the entrance of Richmond Hill Plantation until Sept. 2.

August 11, 2014 | Jeff Whitten | Business


Georgia Ports set tonnage record

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority moved more than 29 million tons of cargo, 3 million 20-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) and more than 700,000 auto and machinery units in fiscal year 2014.

July 31, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Coastal Advisory Council meeting set for Thursday

BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Coastal Management Program's Coastal Advisory Council's 2014 annual meeting will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday at the Susan Shipman Environmental Learning Center, 1 Conservation Way in Brunswick.

July 30, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Business


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