SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will offer seven-week, daytime instruction in commercial truck driving with classes beginning Oct. 24 at the Effingham and Liberty campuses.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.2 percent in August, its highest level in six months. The August rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.1 percent in July. The state's jobless rate was also 10.2 percent in August a year ago.
ATLANTA - The U.S. Postal Service could close about a dozen mail processing facilities in Georgia as part of a nationwide cost-cutting effort as it struggles with finances.
SAVANNAH - The call has gone out around the Coastal Empire for more than a year now.
VANCOUVER, Wash. - Papa Murphy's Pizza has landed on top of not one but two more best-in-class surveys. And to celebrate, Savannah-area stores will run customer-appreciation specials and more.
The 9/11 observances are past and football is back – two sure signs of fall. Another is the big-box advertising for fall lawn fertilizers – after the fall deadline for autumn fertilizer for most of us has passed.
Coastal Therapy owner Martin Healy, along with staff members and representatives of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, marked the opening of Coastal Therapy at 60 Exchange St. in Richmond Hill on Aug. 31. Coastal Therapy is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and accepts appointments at other times upon request. For more information, call 459-1270.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 2-9:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Independent Community Bankers of America recently congratulated First Bank of Coastal Georgia in Pembroke for reaching an important milestone as an ICBA member.
Nearly all counties in Georgia, including Bryan, have been declared an agricultural disaster area due to ongoing drought and excessive heat.
ATLANTA - With bipartisan buy-in and no big price tag, a Georgia program pairing job seekers with potential employers for on-the-job training is gaining momentum as President Barack Obama crafts a plan to tackle the nation's bedeviling unemployment problem.
ATHENS - James E. Tillman, Sr., state conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Georgia recently announced that the 2012 Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program applications are due by Sept. 30 to be considered for funding in 2012 fiscal year.
The face of poverty no longer is what one might imagine. It includes two-income working families, single parents, men and women who have lost their jobs, those who cannot work because of illness or disabilities and people who only can find minimum-wage work because they lack education and job skills.
SAVANNAH - THA Group, a locally operated family of home health companies that serve Bryan County and surrounding areas, recently announced that it will partner with Cardiocom to expand its chronic telehealth program to provide advanced home telehealth technology to patients with chronic conditions.
A slew of local business people and city and county officials gathered at What's the Scoop Café in Richmond Hill Tuesday morning to participate in a small business ideas session with 1st District Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga.
McDonald's USA President Jeff Stratton and the McDonald's leadership team made visits this week to five stores in the Savannah area, including Richmond Hill, to spend time in restaurants and meet with local owner-operators and crew.
If you're one of the "millennials" - the generation that began in the early 1980s - you are still in the early stages of your career.
ATLANTA -Jobless rates in the metro Savannah and Coastal Georgia areas decreased in February.