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Take time to review your 401(k)

Your 401(k) offers tax-deductible contributions, tax-deferred growth of earnings potential and a variety of investment options – so it's a great tool for building retirement savings.

March 09, 2011 | For Laura Evans | Business


Political bickering threatening port

HARDEEVILLE, S.C. - Hardeeville welcomed its first veterinarian a few weeks ago the same way this job-hungry town in one of South Carolina's poorest counties celebrated openings last year of a new hardware store and a Mexican restaurant - with a ribbon cutting and a speech by the mayor.

March 07, 2011 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business


Midway man joins Angus Association

Samuel T. Brown of Midway is a new member of the American Angus Association, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.

March 04, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


State jobless rate at all-time high

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 10.4 percent in January, matching its all-time high.

March 03, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Vote likely today on immigration bill

ATLANTA (AP) - State Rep. Matt Ramsey told his House colleagues that a bill he sponsored is necessary to crack down on the employment of illegal immigrants in Georgia.

March 03, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Cuts could end weather monitor serivce

I have referred readers to the Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network for timely weather information, like soil temperatures used for planting and sodding dates.

March 02, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


Property transfers for Feb. 22-25

The following property transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Feb. 22-25.

March 02, 2011 | | Business


Fort Plantation reports sales increase

Real estate sales at The Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill showed improvement in 2010 over 2009 results, despite an overall downturn in the national economy and the local real estate market, according to its developers.

March 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Savannah funeral home webcasts services

Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors has conducted funerals in Savannah for nearly 130 years, but it's never too late for an old funeral home to learn new tricks.

March 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Loans available to small rural businesses

Loans of less than $50,000 are now available to small rural businesses in 49 counties, including Bryan, through the USDA Rural Development's Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program.

March 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Conservation easments can earn landowners money

Did you know that now is a great time to make money on your land without having to sell or divide it? Contrary to what we all hear on the nightly news, your land can still put money in your pocket – no matter what is happening with condominiums in Las Vegas or Miami.

March 02, 2011 | By Fuller Callaway Guest columnist | Business


Gas prices jump 20 cents is a week

TAMPA, Fla. - Oil and gas prices spiked last week after concerns Libya's oil exports would be disrupted became a reality. Libya supplies more than 1.6 million barrels of crude a day and disruptions cut exports by approximately one million barrels.

February 28, 2011 | AAA Auto Club South | Business


Expo to showcase business community

Ever wondered where to go to get a great hair cut, or maybe to get the right piece of jewelry for that perfect anniversary gift – all without having to leave town? Well the Women's Business Alliance will be showcasing what the Richmond Hill business community has to offer at the Hometown Expo from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

February 25, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Business


Property transfers for Jan. Feb. 14-18

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

February 23, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Shopping local helps our community

What is a chamber of commerce?

February 23, 2011 | By Kittie Franklin Guest columnist | Business


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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


Business Briefs for Aug. 20

Quality rated:Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool recently became the first child-care center in Bryan County to become Quality Rated.

August 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State tax collections up over 2013

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 21, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Business


Ports Authority sets record

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority reached an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 20-foot equivalent container units, a 19.2 percent increase over the previous year.

August 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State revenue up 5.5% in July

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Richmond Hill to hear request on RH Plantation change

Richmond Hill City Council accepted a request by a developer to again table its bid to allow multi-family housing on a tract near the entrance of Richmond Hill Plantation until Sept. 2.

August 11, 2014 | Jeff Whitten | Business


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