The county's industrial park in North Bryan, the Interstate Centre, was recently awarded a highly coveted Certificate of Recognition for complying with the requirements set forth by the Georgia Allies for the Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development (GRAD) Program.
The following are property transfers in Bryan County from Sept. 28-30:
The Stella Rose Clothing & More Boutique at 11254 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill announced recently an exclusive deal with a top British company.
RICHMOND HILL - Cierra McNeese, CPhT, has passed the national pharmacy technician certification exam to become the fifth certified pharmacy technician at Richmond Hill Pharmacy.
ATLANTA - Gas South's pay-as-you-go program is now in its second year and the payment option developed for credit-challenged consumers is growing in popularity.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Federation of Independent Business on Monday named Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., a "guardian of small business" for his support of America's small business owners.
Magnolia Manor is pleased to announce Michelle Laidler as the new administrator of Magnolia Manor on the Coast.
Vendor applications are being accepted for Hinesville's OktoberFest, which is planned for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-16, in the downtown Bradwell Park area. The festival features authentic German entertainment and food, beer tent, food court and a marketplace full of arts and crafts vendors. Event organizers say they expect to top last year's crowd of about 5,000 attendees. Booth rentals are $75 per night if reserved before Oct. 1 and $100 after. The festival will be open from 4-midnight on Friday and from 11 a.m.-midnight on Saturday.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz addressed business leaders last week at the second annual Atlanta state of the port event. He discussed the importance of Georgia's deepwater ports in Savannah and Brunswick to the metro Atlanta area.
The following are the property transfers in Bryan County for Sept. 14-20:
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reports that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10 percent in August.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is co-sponsoring legislation to permanently extend tax relief provisions passed by Congress in 2001 and 2003. If Congress fails to take action, this tax relief would expire at the end of this year.
The Board of Directors of Bryan Bank has elected Al Dixon as a director of the bank.
Gov. Sonny Perdue recently announced the launch of Work Ready Connect, the state's new online employment marketplace.
The following are the property transfers in Bryan County for Sept. 1-13:
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.
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?