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Paychecks won't drop at end of month

WASHINGTON - Calling quits on a bruising election-year fight, negotiators on Capitol Hill announced an agreement late Wednesday on legislation to renew a payroll tax cut for 160 million workers and jobless benefits for millions more.

February 16, 2012 | By Andrew Taylor Associated Press writer | Business


Energy secretary: Vogtle reactors may spur nuclear resurgence

WAYNESBORO - With workers behind him already assembling the towering steel capsule that will contain one of the nation's first new commercial nuclear reactors in a generation, Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Wednesday the Plant Vogtle expansion in Georgia will influence other American utilities weighing new investments in nuclear power.

February 16, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business


Obama budget includes funds for port expansion

ATLANTA - President Barack Obama on Monday proposed $2.8 million towards deepening the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah - far less than the $105 million supporters wanted, but they say the amount is enough to keep the effort on the federal radar.

February 14, 2012 | By Errin Haines Associated Press writer | Business


Free amplified phones offered

Georgians who are deaf or hard of hearing - from 1 percent hearing loss to profound deafness - now can obtain a new amplified cordless phone for free, thanks to the Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired Inc.

February 13, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Coastal Electric cited for military support

Georgia Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the Department of Defense, recently honored Coastal Electrical CEO Whit Hollowell with a Patriot Award for supporting his employees who serve in the Georgia National Guard and Reserve.

February 12, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Here's how to ensure a great Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is almost upon us. To celebrate, you may want to present your loved ones with chocolates, flowers or any number of other traditional gifts. But if your valentine also happens to be your spouse or your life partner, you also might want to show your love in another way - by making sure you have adequate insurance.

February 12, 2012 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


New tanning salon opens

Bronze Tanning celebrated the opening of its newest location in Richmond Hill with a ribbon cutting ceremony Jan. 31.

February 10, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Fort Stewart moves 'lemon lot'

If you're thinking about buying or selling a car, pickup truck, boat, recreational vehicle, motorcycle or just a trailer, consider Fort Stewart's privately owned vehicle resale lot, or as it's more commonly known, the "lemon lot."

February 09, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Business


Feds kick in more money for harbor deepening planning

SAVANNAH - The agency overseeing plans to deepen the river channel to the Port of Savannah announced Wednesday it will funnel an additional $2.5 million in federal funding toward pre-construction planning, which Georgia port officials said should help keep the projected on target for completion by 2016.

February 09, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business


Property transfers for Jan. 30-Feb. 3

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Jan. 30 - Feb. 3:

February 08, 2012 | | Business


West Point grad hired as VP at consulting firm

Management Performance Groups Inc. - a consulting firm based in Richmond Hill and Meridian, Miss. - recently appointed Pete Grimm as the vice president of business development.

February 08, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Solar power shining into area

A Hinesville homeowner last week joined the slowly growing ranks of energy consumers who are turning to the sun's rays for more than warmth.

February 06, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps Correspondent | Business


State overhauls professional licensing

ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp recently announced a plan to streamline the operations at his agency's professional licensing boards division through more efficient procedures in license application review and code enforcement.

February 05, 2012 | Special to the News | Business


Learn from Super Bowl teams

It's Super Bowl time again. And whether you're a sports fan or not, you can probably learn something from the Super Bowl teams that you can apply to other endeavors - such as investing.

February 03, 2012 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Master Naturalist Program starting

The 2012 Coastal Georgia Master Naturalist Program is now open for registration.

February 03, 2012 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


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Faith leaders: your secret weapon in the fight against payday lending

When Pastor Chad Chaddick was ordained, he expected to be a teacher, a caretaker of the sick and elderly, a counselor and an evangelist to his community.

January 29, 2015 | Deborah Sutton Deseret Media Companies | Business


Riverkeeper pick RH PR firm

Richmond Hill-based Lesley Francis Public Relations has been selected to work with the nonprofit Ogeechee Riverkeeper.

January 29, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


College-bound? Fill out that FAFSA

We've just begun the new year, but the next academic year still is months away. Nonetheless, if you have a child who will be attending college in the fall, it's not too soon to start thinking about what might be a vital component of paying for his or her higher education: financial aid.

January 25, 2015 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Port officials see bright future

GAINESVILLE -- Port of Savannah officials have their hands full with an ambitious deepening project, but they're also watching how the transportation funding debate plays out in the Georgia General Assembly.

January 23, 2015 | By Jeff Gill Gainesville Times | Business


Chamber oyster roast called a success

The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's January Business After Hours event, hosted by RE/MAX Accent, featured an oyster roast and chili bar from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. The festivities, co-sponsored by South State Bank and held at the RE/MAX building on Richard Davis Drive in Richmond Hill, included door prizes, a raffle, refreshments and networking opportunities for attendees. Despite the cold, wet weather, the event was well-attended.

January 22, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Caring for freeze-injured plants

Last week's freezes were not nice to many of our landscape plants, especially the tropical ones of which we are so fond.

January 17, 2015 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Clinic opens RH location

Complete.MD Medical Care held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Friday at its Richmond Hill location, 9665 Ford Ave. Staffers Kerri Cook, RN, and Dr. Sidney P. Smith welcomed community members, local leaders, elected officials and friends to the facility, where light refreshments were served.

January 16, 2015 | | Business


Savannah venue hires RH PR firm

Lesley Francis Public Relations has been appointed to work with The Whitman to raise the mansion's profile amongst residents and visitors to Savannah.

January 15, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers Dec. 18-31

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Dec. 18-31:

January 15, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


How to make 2015 as good as 2014

If you're an investor, you probably had a pretty good year in 2014. But what's in store for 2015?

January 15, 2015 | For Laura Evans | Business


New year's resolutions can help finances

Now that 2015 is here, you may be thinking about making some New Year's resolutions.

January 10, 2015 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Clinic sets ribbon-cutting for Friday

Complete.MD Medical Care will have a ribbon-cutting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, followed by an open house from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at its Richmond Hill location, 9665 Ford Ave.

January 08, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


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