Jonathan Mears recently opened his new business, Total Home Technology, at Railroad and Ledford streets in Pembroke.
MOULTRIE - A pioneer in the Vidalia sweet onion industry, Robert Dasher of G&R Farms in Glennville has been named the 2010 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. The announcement was made recently during the Willie B. Withers luncheon at the 2010 Sunbelt Ag Expo farm show in Moultrie.
Plum Creek Timber Company cinched a "plum" deal Wednesday when the corporation formally set aside 5,285 acres into a conservation easement here in Liberty County.
The Grass Strip Foundation, a new organization to promote civil aviation, is having its first open house Saturday at Berg Park Aerodrome near Midway.
The following are property transfers in Bryan County from Oct. 1-18:
Richmond Hill might be close to annexing a 1.4-square-mile swath of land near the intersection of Belfast Siding Road and I-95, a move that is the first step to building an industrial park that promises jobs and tax revenues for the area.
A new restaurant opened in Pembroke this week - the Whistlestop Café at 78 W. Bacon St. The location may be familiar to residents, but changes have been underway.
Three homes in the upscale Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill will be auctioned off at the end of this month.
Savannah Technical College will host two information sessions at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Liberty Campus for anyone interested in becoming a commercial truck driver. The campus is at 100 Technology Drive in Hinesville.
The Coastal GA Area Community Action Authority, Inc. will assist eligible households with heating bills starting Monday, Nov. 1. Residents who are homebound or elderly - age 65 or older - will receive first priority. Also individuals who have life-threatening medical conditions and have had their electricity disconnected may apply. All other eligible families may apply starting Dec. 1. Payments will be made directly to the home energy supplier.
AT&T Georgia announced earlier this month that Kaylyn Padgett has been appointed as regional director for Southeast Georgia's external affairs. Padgett will be responsible for governmental, business and community relations in the following counties: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Echols, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Jeff Davis, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Montgomery, Pierce, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Ware, Wayne and Wheeler.
SAVANNAH - Through the Georgia Fresh Start program, United Way of the Coastal Empire partnered with the Salvation Army to provide more than $300,000 in financial assistance to more than 900 people in Liberty, Bryan and Chatham counties. This one-time financial crisis assistance, up to $3,000 per household, was distributed to low-income families facing critical situations due to a loss of income or unfortunate economic circumstances.
The Liberty County Development Authority hosted the official signing of the training agreement between Firth Rixson Forgings, LLC, and Georgia Quick Start during a ceremony Thursday. Under the agreement, 200 jobs reportedly will be created at the new Firth Rixson plant in Midway.
Ever wonder if there's a better, safer place for paid bills and old checks as they fall from the fingertips and into the trash can?
It's a good thing to have some savings. When you put the money in a low-risk account, you can be pretty sure it will be readily available when you need it. Nonetheless, "saving" is not "investing" - and knowing the difference could pay off for you far into the future.
When you check your credit-card statements every month for thefts, your eyes likely scan down the column of figures for large amounts that indicate scammers have used your card for major purchases.
Lesley Francis Public Relations has appointed Richmond Hill native Ashley Roberts as the boutique PR agency's newest marketing assistant.
Bedford Falls Properties recently announced the sale of a property in Richmond Hill's Station Exchange development.
You've heard it said that actions speak louder than words. So with Valentine's Day around the corner, how will you show your loved ones that you care this year?
Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for the month of January totaled almost $1.81 billion for an increase of $76.25 million, or 4.4 percent, compared to the month-ended January 2013.
Dr. Douglas Perry and others had grand opening of the new SouthCoast Medical Group Campus at 89 Interchange Drive in Richmond Hill, the former location of Jump N' Jacks Family Fun Center.
It is time to apply the single most cost-effective weed control treatment to our lawns - the winter pre-emerge herbicide treatment.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will have its Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 20 at Southeastern Bank, 2004 Highway 17.
SAVANNAH - The 13th annual Comcast Cares Day, the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer event, according to a news release, is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, across the country.
There's more to the Army and Air Force Exchange Service than just the Main Exchange. Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's AAFES manager George Ricker said AAFES is about 98 percent self-supporting and includes more than just the products and services offered at local exchanges, which date back to 1895.
SouthCoast Medical Group Medical Campus in Richmond Hill will host an open house from 10 a.m.-noon Thursday at 89 Interchange Drive in the former Jump N' Jacks Family Fun Center.
The Governor's Office of Workforce Development recently announced the allocation of more than $107,000 in grant funding for offender training in six Local Workforce Investment Areas across the state.
Flashback owner Billy Jenkins Friday marked the opening of bar and restaurant in Richmond Hill. Flashback, located at 10010 Ford Ave., across from The Savannah Bank, is open from 3-11 p.m. Monday-Thursday and from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday-Saturday.
This morning was either a winter wonderland or much ado about nothing. I would like to see snow, but we are not the best of drivers on dry roads and ice adds adrenaline to an otherwise pleasantly uneventful commute. Either way, I hope you protected your pipes, pets and plants.