Jonathan Mears recently opened his new business, Total Home Technology, at Railroad and Ledford streets in Pembroke.
MOULTRIE - A pioneer in the Vidalia sweet onion industry, Robert Dasher of G&R Farms in Glennville has been named the 2010 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. The announcement was made recently during the Willie B. Withers luncheon at the 2010 Sunbelt Ag Expo farm show in Moultrie.
Plum Creek Timber Company cinched a "plum" deal Wednesday when the corporation formally set aside 5,285 acres into a conservation easement here in Liberty County.
The Grass Strip Foundation, a new organization to promote civil aviation, is having its first open house Saturday at Berg Park Aerodrome near Midway.
The following are property transfers in Bryan County from Oct. 1-18:
Richmond Hill might be close to annexing a 1.4-square-mile swath of land near the intersection of Belfast Siding Road and I-95, a move that is the first step to building an industrial park that promises jobs and tax revenues for the area.
A new restaurant opened in Pembroke this week - the Whistlestop Café at 78 W. Bacon St. The location may be familiar to residents, but changes have been underway.
Three homes in the upscale Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill will be auctioned off at the end of this month.
Savannah Technical College will host two information sessions at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Liberty Campus for anyone interested in becoming a commercial truck driver. The campus is at 100 Technology Drive in Hinesville.
The Coastal GA Area Community Action Authority, Inc. will assist eligible households with heating bills starting Monday, Nov. 1. Residents who are homebound or elderly - age 65 or older - will receive first priority. Also individuals who have life-threatening medical conditions and have had their electricity disconnected may apply. All other eligible families may apply starting Dec. 1. Payments will be made directly to the home energy supplier.
AT&T Georgia announced earlier this month that Kaylyn Padgett has been appointed as regional director for Southeast Georgia's external affairs. Padgett will be responsible for governmental, business and community relations in the following counties: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Echols, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Jeff Davis, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Montgomery, Pierce, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Ware, Wayne and Wheeler.
SAVANNAH - Through the Georgia Fresh Start program, United Way of the Coastal Empire partnered with the Salvation Army to provide more than $300,000 in financial assistance to more than 900 people in Liberty, Bryan and Chatham counties. This one-time financial crisis assistance, up to $3,000 per household, was distributed to low-income families facing critical situations due to a loss of income or unfortunate economic circumstances.
The Liberty County Development Authority hosted the official signing of the training agreement between Firth Rixson Forgings, LLC, and Georgia Quick Start during a ceremony Thursday. Under the agreement, 200 jobs reportedly will be created at the new Firth Rixson plant in Midway.
Ever wonder if there's a better, safer place for paid bills and old checks as they fall from the fingertips and into the trash can?
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.