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More positive signs for Bryan County

Waiting for a consistent flow of good news to break on the housing front is turning out to require an enormous amount of patience.

July 13, 2011 | By Wes Barr Columnist | Business


Police seize counterfeit goods

Shoppers and vendors alike at Keller's Flea Market off Hwy. 17 in Savannah were in for a surprise Saturday when dozens of law enforcement officers raided the market for counterfeit merchandise.

July 13, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Travelers spend $21 billion in Georgia

Domestic and international visitors spent $21 billion in Georgia in 2010, up 8.3 percent from 2009, according to the U.S. Travel Association.

July 11, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for June 27-July 1

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from June 27 - July 1:

July 06, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Annuities 101

Nervous investors have faced many challenges over the last few years searching for safe havens. That's one reason many turn to annuities to ensure a steady stream of retirement income. But with so many types of annuities offered – and complex rules, fees and restrictions – it's not uncommon for investors to buy products not ideally suited to their needs.

July 06, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Columnist | Business


Earn your financial independence day

Special to the News

July 06, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


It's a small world after all

"OK! OK! OK! We get it!" you say. "Transgenic plant breeding is not a "Soylent Green" plot. But why do we have to go down this route? Why not just grow heirloom varieties using organic agriculture practices?"

July 06, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


Magnolia manor promotes staffer

Magnolia Manor on the Coast in Richmond Hill recently promoted Mary Walthour to coordinator of the assisted-living unit.

July 05, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Firm announces Winn renovation contract

ATLANTA - The Southeast Division of McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently announced its selection as construction manager by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District for the Winn Army Community Hospital renovation project on Fort Stewart.

July 01, 2011 | Provided by Business Wire | Business


State contracts out I-95 maintenance

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation is launching a three-year private road maintenance contract for Interstate 95 along the coast.

July 01, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Jobs for spouses aim of initiative

WASHINGTON - In an effort to address military spouses' employment challenges, the Defense Department today launched a program to expand career opportunities for military spouses worldwide, and to recognize the skills and talents they bring to the employment table.

June 30, 2011 | By Elaine Sanchez American Forces Press Service | Business


Coastal joblessness up in May

ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area increased to 8.9 percent in May, up one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 8.8 percent in April. The jobless rate in the Coastal Georgia area in May a year ago was also 8.8 percent.

June 29, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for June 17-24

June 29, 2011 | | Business


WaterWays to preview development

WaterWays Township, a 2,300-acre gated, planned community in south Bryan County, recently announced "Catch the Current," a series of previews to introduce its coastal lifestyle to the area.

June 29, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Know investment risks, how to respond

When you invest, you take some risks. While you can't totally avoid these risks, you can take steps to help reduce their impact and increase your comfort level. And the more comfortable you are with your investments, the easier it will be to follow a long-term strategy that can help you meet your goals.

June 29, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


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Pine beetle can be beat; not by hugging trees

I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.

August 28, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Business Briefs for Aug. 20

Quality rated:Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool recently became the first child-care center in Bryan County to become Quality Rated.

August 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State tax collections up over 2013

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 21, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Business


Ports Authority sets record

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority reached an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 20-foot equivalent container units, a 19.2 percent increase over the previous year.

August 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State revenue up 5.5% in July

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Richmond Hill to hear request on RH Plantation change

Richmond Hill City Council accepted a request by a developer to again table its bid to allow multi-family housing on a tract near the entrance of Richmond Hill Plantation until Sept. 2.

August 11, 2014 | Jeff Whitten | Business


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