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Company helps fund BC United Way goal

Out of all of those who contributed to the United Way of Bryan County, Janice Blunt especially wanted to recognize one Richmond Hill business for its support.

December 15, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Business


Make sure you are cyber secure

When Ben Franklin famously wrote "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," I'm pretty sure he wasn't warning his readers about the perils of cyber crime. But in today's world of phishing, shoulder-surfing and computer spyware, his advice hits home.

December 15, 2010 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business


Insurance company expands in Georgia

Bryan County residents, as well as those across the state, now have another choice when it comes to picking an insurance provider.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Grants available for pines

Grants are available to private landowners to help restore and conserve longleaf pine trees.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


New sales manager at Jesup car dealer

JESUP - Chad NeSmith, general manager of NeSmith Walker Chevrolet Buick Pontiac GMC in Jesup, announced last week that the dealership hired Shawn Brookshire as the new general sales manager.

December 10, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Job growth is good sign for holidays

WASHINGTON - December is generally a bad time to look for work, and even worse now that the unemployment rate is nearing double digits. But there's reason for some optimism this holiday season.

December 10, 2010 | By Christopher S. Rugaber Associated Press writer | Business


Help make the website you want to use

The Bryan County News is getting near unveiling a new website. It is still under construction, but we thought you might like to get a look and tell is what you think or make suggestions on what you'd like on it. The address, for now, is beta.bryancountynews.net. Click there and it will take you to it. And we'd appreciate hearing about any problems you see so we can fix them before the site is live. Email any comments or suggestions to webed@bryancountynews.net.

December 08, 2010 | Staff report | Business


South Bryan getting new neighborhood

A new neighborhood is in the works in the Buckhead subdivision in South Bryan that will add more than three dozen homes in the next few years, according to the builder.

December 08, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Business


Equestrian joins plantation staff

The Ford Plantation recently hired Sheryl Jordan as the new equestrian center manager.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Nov. 30-Dec. 6

The following property transfers were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Nov. 30-Dec. 6:

December 08, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Medicaid workshops this week

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., will sponsor a series of workshops during the open enrollment season for the Medicare Part D prescription drug program.

December 07, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


NeSmith donates toy for every Facebook 'like'

Demere Nesmith, dealer principal of NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC in Claxton, announced recently that the company is launching a 15-day "Facebook FunRaiser - The Great Toy Giveaway" to benefit Toys For Tots, Backus Children's Hospital and Salvation Army. Through Dec. 15, NeSmith will donate a toy for every new person that "likes" their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/nesmithchevroletclaxton.

December 03, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


County designated for emergency loans

Bryan County farmers and others across the state may be eligible for low-interest federal emergency loans after the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 151 counties as primary disaster areas due to drought and excessive heat since July 1.

December 01, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Dealer giving away 3 cars for holidays

NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC of Claxton is hoping to make three people very happy this holiday season.

December 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Area jobless rate declines

The Georgia Department of Labor reported recently that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area decreased to 8.7 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 8.8 percent in September.

December 01, 2010 | Staff report | Business


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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


Georgia Ports set tonnage record

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority moved more than 29 million tons of cargo, 3 million 20-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) and more than 700,000 auto and machinery units in fiscal year 2014.

July 31, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


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