ATLANTA - Georgia Power's new president said last week that the electric utility had to raise prices to meet stricter emissions rules and maintain its system, but he's considering new ways to help customers cut costs.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank, a locally owned and operated community bank headquartered in Savannah, recently launched new mobile banking and text message banking services.
NEW YORK (AP) - Bank of America is rolling out a pilot program in three states that will offer its customers menu of checking accounts with a variety of fee options.
ATLANTA (AP) - The head of a panel weighing an overhaul of Georgia's tax code said Wednesday the group will likely recommend lowering the state's personal and corporate income tax rates and instead taxing more goods and services.
Would you like to grow your own vegetables but don't know how? Maybe you know how but don't think you have the space for a garden?
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Dec. 27 – Jan. 3:
You'll probably hate me for bringing this up, but it's time to begin planning for your 2011 taxes – or at least, about the tax implications of your retirement account contributions.
After discussions with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, The Heritage Bank agreed last week to take actions to shore up its business.
Gas prices at most area service stations have surpassed $3 a gallon once again.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia officials are extending the state's food shrimp harvest season by 10 days, to Jan. 10.
CLAXTON - NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC distributed $36,718 in toys to three local organizations as a result of a 15-day "Facebook FunRaiser" that took place Dec. 1-15.
PawParazzi pet boutique of Richmond Hill raised close to $900 for the National Canine Cancer Foundation during its Pet Pictures with Santa event.
The following property transfers were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Dec. 7-17:
The government did us a favor when it created the CARD Act, which reined in banks and credit-card companies that had been collecting millions of extra dollars from consumers.
Congratulations to Melissa Edmonston, who won the iPad drawing sponsored by the Bryan County News at the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival last month in Richmond Hill.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Richmond Hill and the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau, announce Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29, as well as a "Shop, Dine & Play Local This Holiday Season ... And Beyond" marketing message.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor will host a job fair from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill City Center to fill a number of positions with Caesarstone Technology at its new $120 million manufacturing facility in Richmond Hill.
For the second consecutive year, Georgia has been ranked the No. 1 state for business by Site Selection magazine, an economic-development trade publication, Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced.
The Aztecs used them to control fevers and make a red dye. Montezuma had them brought to what is now Mexico City by caravan because they could not grow there at the city's high altitude.
The following real-estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court on Nov. 11-13:
Kroger stores in the Savannah area have launched the 2014 Can Hunger Campaign to benefit America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia
ATLANTA (Nov. 18, 2014) - The Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA), one of the leading organizations for economic development in the U.S., named the location of the Israeli company Caesarstone Sdot-Yam Ltd. (NASDAQ:CSTE) to Bryan County, Ga., as the "Deal of the Year" in the 50,000 and under population category at its annual awards luncheon yesterday.
Ashley Roberts has been promoted to account manager at Lesley Francis Public Relations.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court on Nov. 3-10:
Cheap oil prices. Low inflation. Sound like a dream come true? In economics, dreams have a way of turning into nightmares.
By most standards, Royce Leather has a rigorous hiring process.
Local realtor Cecilia Bird is expanding her business base and accepting more properties seeking management in Richmond Hill and the surrounding area.
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