Dana Lewis with the nonprofit Bryan County Pay it Forward Foundation, left, receives a $250 check from Catherine Grant of The Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill recently. The Urgent Care Center donated $1 for every new Facebook "like" it received from Sept. 15-29.
You may not see it posted on your calendar, but Oct. 16-22 is National Save for Retirement Week. This annual event, endorsed by Congress, is designed to raise awareness about the importance of saving for retirement – so you may want to take some time this week to review your own strategy for achieving the retirement lifestyle you've envisioned.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 3-7:
SAVANNAH - A Savannah businessman is fighting the state's efforts to restrict him from advertising discounted gas prices on signs outside his service stations.
Bryan County has received $4,700 in federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area. And now begins the process of determining how the money will be distributed among emergency food and shelter programs of local service agencies.
Admit it: You probably spend more time comparison shopping online than reviewing your annual benefits enrollment materials.
A few years ago, the National Association of Professional Organizers designated the first week of October as Get Organized Week. And while you may have misplaced your notification of this event, it's nonetheless a good time to see just how organized you are in the important areas of your life – such as your finances.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 26-30:
SAVANNAH - The U.S. Coast Guard is completing an oil spill cleanup on the Savannah River.
Currently on a global tour, the International Coin Collectors Association will stop in Richmond Hill this week at the Quality Inn on Hwy. 17.
Richmond Hill and area residents now have a new option for quick and convenient health care through the new MinuteClinic located inside the CVS Pharmacy Drug Store at the intersection of highways 144 and 17.
Entering the civilian job market when an estimated 14 million Americans are out of work can be an unsettling prospect. But some of the job-search pressure was lifted Wednesday for more than 500 transitioning soldiers, veterans, retirees and military spouses during a career expo at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart. The expo is hosted on post by CivilianJobs.com each spring and fall.
ATLANTA - The preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah increased to 9.5 percent in August, up two-tenth of a percentage point from 9.3 percent in July, according to State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in August a year ago also was 9.3 percent.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 20-23:
When you invest in stocks, you want their price to go up. But of course, you can't control the rise and fall of stock prices. However, there is a key element of investing that you can control – the number of shares you own. And in the long run, share ownership may be more important than rising stock prices in determining your long-term investment success.
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.
Georgia annual back-to-school sales-tax holiday is this weekend.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Coastal Management Program's Coastal Advisory Council's 2014 annual meeting will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday at the Susan Shipman Environmental Learning Center, 1 Conservation Way in Brunswick.
Coastal Endodontics announced the addition of a new dentist to its staff. Dr. Matthew Palazzolo, a board eligible endodontist with a certificate in Endodontics, is an active member of both the American Association of Endodontists and the American Dental Association, according to a press release.
U. S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Administrator Juan Garcia reminds farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that Aug. 1 is the deadline for local FSA county committee nominations.
Being former soldiers, Kevin Ryan, Dan Sartin and Jeff Hyatt have a common bond that's typical of all uniformed personnel, whether they're military, law enforcement or firefighters. They also share a love for good beer.
Georgia's net tax collections for June totaled $1.76 billion for an increase of $182.25 million, or 11.5 percent, compared to the month-ended June 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week.
Dealing with termites costs over two billion dollars a year in the United States. In Georgia alone residents pay between two hundred million and three hundred million dollars for remedial control and repair of damage done by termites.
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