One of the world's largest hotel companies now is managing 76 Army lodging hotels on 39 installations, including Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, according to Arthur Holst, vice president of operations for Intercontinental Hotels Group.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Georgia's net tax collections for April 2013 totaled $1.73 billion, an increase of $201 million, or 13.2 percent, compared to April 2012.
Weddings have always been big business, but I was shocked to see how expensive they've become in the 17 years since my wife and I got married. According to the annual Real Weddings Study, the average wedding in the U.S. now costs $28,427, and that doesn't even count the honeymoon.
Just because the doctor prescribes a medication doesn't mean we take it. A recent study by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that many of us avoid purchasing or taking the drugs that are prescribed for us in an attempt to save money. It's no wonder: In one year alone, we spend more than $45 billion in out-of-pocket drug costs. The results of the CDC study were broken down into two age groups ...
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, April 23-25:
Brian and June Gale celebrate the opening of their store, Sew Much Baggage Embroidery, by cutting a ceremonial ribbon April 24.
With long-term health care costs soaring, you may be wondering if you or your parents qualify for Medicaid.
Hardee's customers can assist military families during the third annual Stars for Heroes campaign.
Do you know the cost of a funeral? If not, you're not alone. A recent poll by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling found that 83 percent of respondents had no idea of the costs or the financial responsibilities of a funeral. The average cost of a funeral can run between $7,000 and $10,000. If you're responsible for a funeral, you'll need to interact with the funeral home; acquire a headstone, likely from a marble ...
OK, now you can start putting fertilizer on your lawn. Our soil temperatures at a 4-inch depth crept up past 65 degrees Fahrenheit on April 7 or 8 and have stayed up since then. This past Sunday gave us two full weeks for enzyme systems to get working, so your lawn should be up and ready for breakfast. Congratulations to you if you have resisted the encouragement from the Scot to "Feed your lawn, feed ...
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, April 15-22:
More than 300 Bryan County households applied for and received assistance from the 2013 Energy Assistance Program, resulting in more than $100,000 spent in the area.
Maybe you're a college student looking to rent your first apartment; or a downsizing homeowner reentering the rental market for the first time in decades. Whatever your situation, there are many precautions you should take before renting any property. The last thing you want is to be saddled with a 12-month lease you can't afford or to be stuck in a neighborhood you've come to detest.
Veterans from as far away as Peach County came to Glennville on Wednesday to compete for hundreds of law-enforcement jobs open to former military members.
The ribbon was cut on the new Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool Saturday. The school has been operating here since 1994, but moved to its new location on Highway 17 in February.
SAVANNAH - United Way of the Coastal Empire recently announced it selected Savannah Technical College as a strategic-initiative partner for economic independence with a grant for $290,000.
Jaclyn Gilbert, a new associate at Harvey and Hendrix P.C. of Richmond Hill, recently passed the Georgia Bar Exam.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Nov. 1-7:
As construction equipment kicked up dust in the background, Caesarstone USA broke ground on its first North American manufacturing facility in a ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the Belfast Commerce Centre in Richmond Hill.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Taste of Richmond Hill Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
It appears utilities management company OMI isn't leaving Richmond Hill without at least a public attempt to strike a deal.
I prefer fact-based decisions. Results of decisions based on facts seem to have less unintended consequences than those based on emotion, faulty logic or what a revered ancestor did.
Georgia's business climate has been named No. 1 in the nation by Site Selection magazine, an economic-development trade publication.
November is Long-term Care Awareness Month. And when it comes to long-term care - such as a stay in a nursing home or the services provided by a home health aide - you'll want to plan for the potential costs involved.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 25-29:
SAVANNAH - The U.S. Small Business Administration recently ranked The Coastal Bank in the top 20 SBA 7(a) lenders in Georgia.
Halloween is upon us. Of course, whether you're navigating the dark corridors of a "haunted house" or just dealing with the "creepy" characters coming to your door demanding candy, you're probably not too fearful of the sights of the season. But as you go through life, you'll want to avoid some things that really are scary - such as these investment moves:
An Army Career and Alumni Program career fair will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 7 in building 705, 100 W. 15th St. on Fort Stewart. To register, go to fortstewartacapcareerfair.eventbrite.com. For more information, go to facebook.com/stewartacap or call 912-767-6797.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 22-25:
Two area legislators praised a bill that brought the deepening of the Savannah harbor one step closer to reality.