SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority welcomed the largest vessel ever to call on the Port of Savannah last week when the 8,500-TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) M/V CMA CGM Figaro docked at the Garden City Terminal.
Liberty County Development Authority board members met Monday to withdraw the panel's vote to have Griffin Contracting work on the utilities portion of the new Firth Rixson facility in Tradeport East.
State environmental officials are expected to act next month on a permit that would allow Firth Rixson Forgings to discharge 80 tons of particulates, including mercury, from its plant in the Tradeport East Business Center.
During a Liberty County Development Authority meeting on Tuesday, officials decided on a construction company to receive a contract to develop utility lines and an access road at the Firth Rixson foundry in Tradeport East.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported this week that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly to 9.9 percent in July, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10 percent in June. This is the 34th consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is 9.5 percent.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced last week that the GPA's diesel additive study yielded a five-percent reduction in fuel consumption, as well as decreased emissions.
The Georgia Department of Labor reported today that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly to 9.9 percent in July, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10.0 percent in June. This is the 34th consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is currently 9.5 percent.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced this week that both jobs and corporate investment increased in Georgia during the state's fiscal year 2010 as a result of the marketing activities of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Companies invested $3.75 billion in communities around the state, a 46.7 percent increase from 2009, and created 19,462 jobs, an increase of 14.7 percent.
In the past few recessionary years, most of us have gotten used to closely watching our expenses for everything from child rearing to college to retirement funding. Another important area where comparison shopping makes sense is funerals. Yes, funerals.
As another school year sets in, you may be thinking about the day in which you'll be sending your children off to college. Can you afford to help them pay for school while still saving for your own retirement?
The following is a list of property transfers in Bryan County for July 2010: County: Smith and Herrin Construction, Inc. to Michael D. Chavis and Kristie L. Chavis, 108 Saddlebrush Rd., Lot 52, Hidden Creek Subdivision, Ellabell, $196,200.00. 7/1/10 Judy Price to Henry G. Crummey, Jr., 240 Arden Loop Circle, 1.39 Acres, Ellabell, $40,000.00. 7/1/10 Hinesville Home Center, Inc. to Henry G. Crummey, Jr., 240 Arden Loop Circle, 1.39 Acres, Ellabell, $144,000.00. 7/1/10 James S. ...
STATESBORO - Great Dane Trailers will bring 400 jobs to Statesboro. A new manufacturing facility set to be built will bring the jobs over the next four years. Gov. Sonny Perdue says it's a $33.5 million investment.
James M. Floyd Jr., president and CEO of Liberty Shares, Inc. and The Heritage Bank, announced recently that Philip F. Resch has accepted the positions of chief financial officer for both companies. He took over the posts in July.
SAVANNAH - Given today's tough economy, more people are considering the benefits and rewards of small business ownership. While creating a solid business plan is a great start, would-be business owners often lack financial backing and the knowledge to identify and secure financing from other sources. To that end, Savannah Technical College is hosting a free "Open for Business" technical workshop at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18.
Palmer Chiropractic celebrated its grand opening Tuesday in Richmond Hill and offers a full range of chiropractic services, according to Dr. Trace Palmer.
At long last, summer is almost here - which may mean it's time to put together your traveling plans. Still, while you and your family may enjoy going a summertime trip, there's one part of your life that should not go on vacation - and that's your investment portfolio.
Some new reports say segments of the economy are springing back. Others aren't so positive.
To the millions of college and high school seniors who recently graduated: congratulations on a job well done. After the celebration dies down, you'll no doubt be eager to embark on life's next chapter, whether it's finding a job, preparing for college or enrolling in military or community service.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor is teaming with the State Employer Committee to offer a course on compliance challenges during an employment-law and legislative-issues update Wednesday in Morrow.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, June 3-6.
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