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.
People used to know how things worked. I have been up on my soapbox a few times railing about how Americans have lost touch with the land and do not know where their food comes from and what it takes to bring it to them. I have tried to sound a warning about where this disconnected thinking is leading, at least as much as political correctness will allow.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 24-30:
The Development Authority of Bryan County looked far and wide for a successor to Josh Fenn, who resigned in June to take over the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce.
North Carolina-based Agri Supply will soon begin construction on a 30,000-square-foot distribution center on 10 acres in Interstate Centre off I-16 in Black Creek.
Curves recently announced that in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Richmond Hill residents can purchase a $10 punch card for 10 workouts, with proceeds going to American Cancer Society.
The Georgia Department of Labor will host a job-readiness kickoff 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Eckburg Auditorium at Savannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Road in Savannah.
Georgia Skinny Wrap team leader Jessica Mittia recently marked the opening of company's operation in Richmond Hill. With her are Richmond Hill CVB executive director Chris Sheppard, left, Mayor Harold Fowler, and Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce board member Sheila Page-Doney. For more information about the body-firming Skinny Wrap by It Works!, send an email to email@example.com or call 239-248-2776.
Mungo Homes recently celebrated the grand opening of the Buckhead East subdivision in South Bryan County near the County Administrative Complex off Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive. Buckhead East features new homes ranging from the $180,000s to the mid $300,000s and boast between 1,675 to 4,400 square feet. Two designer models are open daily. For more information, visit www.mungo.com.
McDonald's of Savannah is helping some of its employees pursue opportunities in higher education.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 17-20:
ATLANTA - The jobless rate in the metro Savannah area and Coastal Georgia region dropped in August.
You probably have thought about what you'd like to do during your retirement years. But all your plans probably depend, to at least some extent, on your financial situation. What happens if you reach the age at which you wish to retire and you just don't have the money you thought you'd have?
SAVANNAH - Kroger customers and associates throughout the Savannah area donated more than $19,200 to the Second Harvest Coastal Georgia Food Bank to help replenish their pantry after the collapse of its freezer roof over Labor Day weekend.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for It Works! and the Georgia Skinny Wrap at 10 a.m. Thursday at RHBC Chamber office at 2591 Highway 17, suite 100 in Richmond Hill.
I had a call this summer about a jasmine bed dying in a big circle about 20 feet in diameter. No, it was not alien spacecraft engines burning the jasmine and not raccoons making crop circles.