Deepening the Savannah River to make room for supersize cargo ships could risk contaminating the city's drinking water - unless somebody pays $40 million for a solution, Savannah's water chiefs said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The number of people applying for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in nearly three years, continuing a downward trend that suggests hiring could pick up this year.
ATLANTA - Following the Dec. 2 Atlanta/Savannah Harbor Business Forum's success, the Atlanta City Channel 26 has begun airing a video documenting the event. This video airs daily.
The following property transactions were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 31-Feb. 7:
So many expenses, so few dollars saved. That's the dilemma faced by millions of Americans – everyone from struggling college students to young families saving for a down payment to baby boomers approaching retirement.
Each Valentine's Day, Americans spend millions of dollars on candy and flowers. These are fine gifts, but after the chocolates are eaten and the roses have wilted, Valentine's Day will just be a pleasant memory. But if you want to give a present that can benefit your valentine for years to come, why not give a financial gift?
When you see a bumper sticker with an oval surrounding the letters SNBF, don't try to guess what foreign country or resort island the driver has visited. It stands for "Shop North Bryan First."
WASHINGTON - Women-owned small businesses can begin taking steps to participate in a new federal contracting program today, the U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced. The new Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program will be fully implemented during the next several months, with the first contracts expected to be awarded by the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011.
One of the great legacies my predecessor David Moulder left to Coastal Georgia is the Master Naturalist Program.
ATLANTA – The preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah and Coastal Georgia areas increased in December, according to reports from the office of State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 20-28:
A new business that helps seniors stay independent in their own homes is now serving the Richmond Hill and Savannah areas.
The financial-services firm Edward Jones ranked No. 11 on Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2011" list in its 12th appearance on the prestigious list, according to Laura Evans, financial adviser for Edward Jones in Richmond Hill.
The Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill has been named best wedding venue by the 2011 Bride's Choice Awards with the online wedding planning resource Wedding Wire.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center will help JCB, one of the world's largest manufacturers of construction equipment, recruit workers for its plant in Pooler in Chatham County.
The freeze of last week has left unprotected plants - especially the soft and juicy non-woody plants - limp, shriveled and starting to rot in the 70-degrees-Fahrenheit days of this weekend.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Bank announced recently that Jon Seagraves has been named senior vice president and will assume the role of Bryan County market president upon the retirement of Dell Keith later this year.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy expanded significantly during the third quarter of 2013 and should continue to experience growth in the first half of 2014.
Georgia Electric Membership Corporation named Coastal EMC in Midway the Electric Co-op of the Year during November's annual meeting of EMCs in Augusta. The local EMC also received the 2013 Georgia Electric Membership Corporation Community Service and Volunteerism Award.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Dec. 20-31.
A new law designed to better protect Georgia's children who are in day-care centers went into effect New Year's Day.
The last couple of years have shown us just how tentative home ownership can be.
It's been said more than 100 people representing various governments and private entities were involved in the Development Authority of Bryan County's landing of Caesarstone Technologies, the first manufacturer to set up shop in Richmond Hill's Belfast Commerce Centre.
BEAUFORT, S.C. - CenturyLink has named Stephanie Cashwell its market development manager for South Carolina and Georgia. She will work in Beaufort, S.C.
We made it to another year! As always, there is something to do in the garden or in the yard. If you had the wisdom to not make a list of New Year's resolutions, good news: There is time to make some and set yourself up for disappointment!
MACON - Georgia Farm Bureau members in the organization's South Region re-elected Gerald Long of Decatur County to his third, three-year term as South Georgia vice president during the organization's 76th annual convention on Dec. 10.
Bryan County resident Jeffrey L. Williamson of J. L. Williamson Law Group LLC has been selected as one of Georgia Trend's Legal Elite for 2013.
ATLANTA - Unemployment rates in both metro Savannah and the coastal Georgia region dropped in November, according to a recent report from the state Department of Labor.
If you've been around longtime investors, you'll probably hear them say, ruefully, "If only I had gotten in on the ground floor of such-and-such computer or social media company, I'd be rich today." That may be true - but is it really relevant to anyone?
Richmond Hill Curves on Monday celebrated two members who reached workout milestones under extraordinary circumstances.