As another school year sets in, you may be thinking about the day in which you'll be sending your children off to college. Can you afford to help them pay for school while still saving for your own retirement?
The following is a list of property transfers in Bryan County for July 2010:
STATESBORO - Great Dane Trailers will bring 400 jobs to Statesboro.
A new manufacturing facility set to be built will bring the jobs over the next four years. Gov. Sonny Perdue says it's a $33.5 million investment.
James M. Floyd Jr., president and CEO of Liberty Shares, Inc. and The Heritage Bank, announced recently that Philip F. Resch has accepted the positions of chief financial officer for both companies. He took over the posts in July.
SAVANNAH - Given today's tough economy, more people are considering the benefits and rewards of small business ownership. While creating a solid business plan is a great start, would-be business owners often lack financial backing and the knowledge to identify and secure financing from other sources. To that end, Savannah Technical College is hosting a free "Open for Business" technical workshop at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18.
Palmer Chiropractic celebrated its grand opening Tuesday in Richmond Hill and offers a full range of chiropractic services, according to Dr. Trace Palmer.
SAVANNAH - Sea Island Company has filed for federal bankruptcy protection with a plan to sell its luxury resorts that have been secluded getaways on the Georgia coast for wealthy travelers and American presidents since 1928.
The family-owned company filed a Chapter 11 plan in federal court Tuesday, saying it's unable to repay more than $600 million owed to to lenders including Synovus Bank, Bank of America and Bank of Scotland after the economic meltdown took a toll on Sea Island's resort and real-estate businesses.
Blistering summer days have air conditioning service professionals working up quite a sweat, answering more calls than usual in an attempt to keep area residents cool. As daytime temperatures continue to hover in the mid-90s with heat indexes up to 100 degrees, even afternoon rains give little relief when cool air is nowhere to be found.
SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced Monday that the GPA handled more than 2.63 million twenty-foot equivalent unit containers, added new services and maintained its position as the fourth-highest-volume container port in fiscal year 2010.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College's marketing and hospitality programs will host a free seminar on working in the international market from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Aug. 24. The seminar will be in the Eckburg Auditorium at the Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road.
Work is expected to begin this fall on a new natural gas pipeline that will serve the Belfast Business Center, a 900-acre industrial park off Belfast Siding Road.
There's now an auto parts store in Pembroke. Autopro Parts and Accessories, opened on Thursday.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond announced Thursday that federal extended unemployment insurance benefits are now being paid to 90,994 jobless Georgians. The benefits were enacted by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama last July 22. The law extends the qualifying time for eligible recipients from June 2
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.