ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday that the environmental costs of dredging the Port of Savannah to accommodate larger ships can be offset, a long-awaited finding that advances a plan to expand the country's fourth-largest container port.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. While most celebrate this holiday by gathering for a meal with family and friends, not everyone will have a turkey.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators on Friday shut down two banks in Georgia and one in Arizona, bringing to 146 the number of U.S. banks that have succumbed this year under the burden of bad loans and a tepid economy.
SAVANNAH - Gulfstream Aerospace is expanding its operations in Georgia, adding more than 1,000 jobs and investing at least $500 million.
Company officials made the announcement on Monday in Savannah with Gov. Sonny Perdue.
The following are property transfers for Bryan County from Nov. 2-8:
The University of Georgia will host a "Starting a Business" workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Small Business Resource Center, 111 E. Liberty St., Savannah.
November is a popular month for "open enrollment" – that time when you can choose from the options offered in your employer's benefits package. By making the right moves in some key areas – such as your 401(k) and life insurance – you can help protect your family and boost your progress toward your long-term financial goals.
Potential small business owners and entrepreneurs received information on available financial resources Thursday when representatives from the Coastal Area District Development Authority spoke at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's People through Progress Luncheon.
BRUNSWICK - A bankruptcy judge Thursday approved Sea Island Co.'s plan to sell its luxury resorts, golf courses and private clubs for $212.4 million to settle crushing debts that forced the Georgia company to seek protection from lenders.
A sports bar and restaurant in Richmond Hill closed this week after three and a half years of business.
Joyce Rowe celebrated 20 years with Richmond Hill Pharmacy (RHP) last month. She joined RHP in 1990 and is a senior sales associate.
The following is a list of property transfers in Bryan County from Oct. 25-Nov. 1:
The following are property transfers in Bryan County from Oct. 19-25:
Jennifer Coleman and Linda Adams, co-owners of the Whistle-Stop Cafe, recently marked the opening of their business with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.
Ever heard of a yo-yo scam? How about a spot-delivery scam?
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers Market is accepting vendor applications for the 2014 season.
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.