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Are your investments getting enough exercise

Now that spring is here, you may find it easier to get outside to run, bike or take part in other physical pursuits that you enjoy. As you know, the more active you are, the more efficiently your body will work. And the same can hold true for your investments: The more exercise they get, the more potential to work on your behalf.

March 30, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


You-pick strawberry season in April

MACON - Consumers can get a firsthand look at agricultural production beginning in early April, when the strawberries at more than 30 "you-pick" farms across the state will be ready for harvest.

March 28, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Save with deals from the News

The Bryan County News, through its website www.bryancountynews.net, is now offering users a daily deal each week. Users will receive one deeply discounted deal via e-mail that can be used at local merchants. To buy the deal using a credit card, click on the link provided in the e-mail and follow the screen prompts.

March 28, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Area agent certified to fight foreclosures

Angela Powell of EXIT Team Realty of Hinesville has earned the certified distressed property expert designation, having completed extensive training in foreclosure avoidance and short sales.

March 23, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for March 14-18

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 14-18.

March 23, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Time for some financial spring cleaning

It's spring – time to clean out the gutters, tune up the lawn mower and wash down the windows. But as you attend to these types of tasks around your home, why not take the time to do some financial "spring cleaning" as well?

March 23, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Port traffic sets record for February

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - The Port of Savannah posted a record February for the number of cargo containers it moved last month, which also was one of the strongest months ever for automobile imports coming into Brunswick, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday.

March 22, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


State jobless rate falls to 10.2 percent

ATLANTA - Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly last month, the state Department of Labor said.

March 21, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Foresters brace for wildfire season

SAVANNAH - Foresters say what looks like a busy wildfire season is off to an early start in southern Georgia, where drought conditions have left woods and timberland as dry as tinder.

March 21, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Small farm conference March 31

The 2011 Georgia Small Farm Conference, with a theme of "Making Every Acre Count," will be March 31-April 1 at The Foundry Park Inn & Spa, 295 East Dougherty St., Athens.

March 21, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Power company backs reactor review

ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday it supports President Barack Obama's call for a safety review of all the country's nuclear power plants in light of the ongoing crisis in Japan.

March 18, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


It's time to plant tomatoes, gardens

At last, it is time to get the warm-season crops for the home vegetable garden going again. We did our soil testing and liming in December, started tomatoes from seeds indoors in late January or February and planted asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, collards, kale, spring onions, garden peas, Irish potatoes, spinach and turnips.

March 16, 2011 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Property transfers for March 4-14

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 4-14.

March 16, 2011 | Staff report | Business


House cuts unemployment tax hike

ATLANTA - The Georgia House has voted to soften a planned increase in the amount businesses pay into the unemployment insurance trust fund.

March 16, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Consider premium bonds when looking for income

As an investor, you want your money to grow so that you can achieve your important goals, such as a comfortable retirement or college for your children. But you may also invest to increase your cash flow.

March 16, 2011 | For Laura Evans Column special to News | Business


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Extension welcomes new Bryan County staff

The Bryan County Extension recently welcomed four new staff members.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


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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