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"OK! OK! OK! We get it!" you say. "Transgenic plant breeding is not a "Soylent Green" plot. But why do we have to go down this route? Why not just grow heirloom varieties using organic agriculture practices?"
Magnolia Manor on the Coast in Richmond Hill recently promoted Mary Walthour to coordinator of the assisted-living unit.
ATLANTA - The Southeast Division of McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently announced its selection as construction manager by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District for the Winn Army Community Hospital renovation project on Fort Stewart.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation is launching a three-year private road maintenance contract for Interstate 95 along the coast.
WASHINGTON - In an effort to address military spouses' employment challenges, the Defense Department today launched a program to expand career opportunities for military spouses worldwide, and to recognize the skills and talents they bring to the employment table.
ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area increased to 8.9 percent in May, up one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 8.8 percent in April. The jobless rate in the Coastal Georgia area in May a year ago was also 8.8 percent.
WaterWays Township, a 2,300-acre gated, planned community in south Bryan County, recently announced "Catch the Current," a series of previews to introduce its coastal lifestyle to the area.
When you invest, you take some risks. While you can't totally avoid these risks, you can take steps to help reduce their impact and increase your comfort level. And the more comfortable you are with your investments, the easier it will be to follow a long-term strategy that can help you meet your goals.
SAVANNAH - Vision Airlines is dropping its service to Savannah three months after the charter carrier added the coastal Georgia city to its schedule.
SAVANNAH - Alec Poitevint has been elected to serve a second year as board chairman of the Georgia Ports Authority.
Two Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield budget analysts recently received Department of Defense Certificates of Achievement.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from June 6-10:
FHA Streamline interest rate reduction programs have much to offer. Have an FHA mortgage already? If yes, then the streamlined mortgage may be just the answer if the value of your house or credit has ever been brought into question by a mortgage lender.
Savannah Technical College will host a Military Career Fair and Hiring Event from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in building 705 (100 W. 15th St.) on Fort Stewart.
A pending business transaction will weld Firth Rixson, a Liberty County aerospace manufacturer headquartered in Sheffield, United Kingdom, and Alcoa, a Pittsburgh-headquartered aluminum industry pioneer.
The tupelo tree in my backyard started turning color last weekend. Two red leaves last Saturday have increased to half the tree starting to blush.
Ribbons have been cut at quite a rate in Richmond Hill, which has seen a number of new businesses open in September.
Ten percent of middle-aged Americans have their wages slashed by debtors, NPR reported last week, and over $50 billion in consumer credit card debt will likely be added to America's existing debt in 2014, according to a recent study by CardHub.
Richmond Hill, GA -"E Leadership" is short for "Everything Leadership". Leadership is the backbone of all successful organizations. But it is hard finding good leaders these days...so we must make them. Learn more about creating great leaders at the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber's Coffee & Conversation on Wednesday, October. 8 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Chamber office, located at 2591 Hwy 17, ste. 100 in the Crossroads Center – just around the corner from Uptown Deli.
Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced Monday that all 159 Georgia counties have been designated Camera Ready.
ATLANTA - Kroger is hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.
Some new research shows millennials are making a lot of mistakes when it comes to credit.
The Bryan County Extension recently welcomed four new staff members.
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.
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.
The calls are coming in about bugs up in the trees.
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.
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