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State jobless rate down to 9.9%

ATLANTA - Georgia's unemployment rate has fallen sharply to 9.9 percent in November, the largest one-month decline in 34 years, the state's labor commissioner announced Thursday.

December 16, 2011 | By Errin Haines Associated Press writer | Business


WaterWays to celebrate Home for Holidays

WaterWays Township will host its inaugural "Home for the Holidays" from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in the 2,300-acre gated, master-planned community in South Bryan.

December 15, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Dec. 5-8

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Dec. 5-8:

December 15, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Bryan leaders attend training

Five local government and civic leaders from Bryan County recently graduated from 2011 Multi-Day Training Program through the Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development.

December 15, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Grant helps Sawmill Plaza makeover

The Sawmill Plaza in Richmond Hill now has a new look thanks to owners Steve and Vickie Myers of Richmond Hill, who recently transformed the building with the help of the Georgia Cities Foundation.

December 15, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Shoppers keep it local

The Holiday Market at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill Saturday drew quite a crowd. The special market day was part of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's annual Christmas Stroll that promoted a day of local shopping in the holiday season.

December 15, 2011 | Staff report | Business


RH getting Goodwill store, career center

Goodwill Industries will soon have a new home in Richmond Hill as the company makes plans to inhabit about 20,000 square feet of the former Kroger store and neighbor the recently opened Dollar Tree.

December 13, 2011 | By Crissie Elrick | Business


Facelift coming for the Bryan County News

Call it a facelift, a transformation or even an "Extreme Makeover: Print Edition" – the Bryan County News will unveil a sleek new look Wednesday.

December 10, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Business


Ford Plantation hires new CEO, manager

The Ford Plantation recently hired real estate, resort and club executive Nick Cassala as CEO and general manager.

December 09, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Budget to help manage your money carefully during this holiday season

As you know, the holiday season can be joyous, hectic, celebratory – and expensive. And while you certainly enjoy hosting family gatherings and giving presents to your loved ones, you'll find these things even more pleasurable if they don't add a lot more weight to your debt load.

December 08, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Zaxby’s takes wing in Richmond Hill

Construction is under way on Richmond Hill's first Zaxby's, a Southeast restaurant popular for chicken fingers and Buffalo wings.

December 08, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers: Nov. 29-Dec. 5

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Nov. 29-Dec. 5:

December 07, 2011 | Bryan County News | Business


Nuclear plant work facing delays

ATLANTA - The Southern Co. continues to face "significant challenges" building the country's first brand-new nuclear plant on time and without exceeding its share of the roughly $6 billion budget, a state watchdog said in a report released Monday.

December 06, 2011 | By Ray Henry Associated Press writer | Business


First class mail:Just a little bit s-l-o-w-e-r

WASHINGTON - Already mocked by some as "snail mail," first-class U.S. mail will slow even more by next spring under plans by the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service to eliminate more than 250 processing centers. Nearly 30,000 workers would be laid off, too, as the post office struggles to respond to a shift to online communication and bill payments.

December 06, 2011 | By Hope Yen Associated Press writer | Business


Verizon store helps boost RH economy

Cellular Sales, the nation's largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, recently announced the relocation of its Richmond Hill store, which is now located at 70 Exchange St.

December 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


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State revenue up in August over 2013

Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.

September 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Developer magazine ranks Georgia first

Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


The bugs in the trees

The calls are coming in about bugs up in the trees.

September 12, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Curves having open houses

Curves International announced last week that participating Curves, including two locations in the Richmond Hill area, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Update: Howard Family Dental opening delayed

Howard Family Dental announced Friday it is delaying the opening of its Richmond Hill office. The opening date will be announced later.

September 05, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Job fair on post on Sept. 16

CivilianJobs.com, a site that helps connect America's military members with civilian careers, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on Fort Stewart. The event is sponsored by the Fort Stewart Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Armstrong reports area economic growth

Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy continued to expand during the second quarter of 2014 and should experience strong growth throughout the year.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Economist: Georgia's job engine humming

A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.

August 31, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Pine beetle can be beat; not by hugging trees

I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.

August 28, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


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