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Development panel elects officers

The Development Authority of Bryan County recently elected a new slate of officers for the 2011-12 year.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Remarriage should refocus financial goals

If you're planning to get remarried, you have plenty of company: More than 40 percent of all U.S. weddings are second marriages for at least one of the participants, according to an estimate by the National Stepfamily Resource Center.

August 17, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Reactor OK not expected until 2012

ATLANTA - The Southern Co. is unlikely to receive permission until early 2012 to build what could become the country's first new nuclear plant in a generation, according to a new timeline from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

August 13, 2011 | By Ray Henry Associated Press writer | Business


Don't let low rates sink plans

Over the past few years, if you've taken out a mortgage or another consumer loan, you've probably welcomed the low interest rates you may have received. But as an investor, if you've kept any retirement savings in fixed-rate investment vehicles, you may have seen low rates in a less favorable light. And that's why it may be time for you take a closer look at your financial strategy for working toward the retirement lifestyle you've envisioned.

August 11, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Goodwill hires local woman

Jan Bass of Richmond Hill has been named director of marketing for Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire.

August 10, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Georgia Conservancy hires coastal leader

The Georgia Conservancy announced recently the selection of Clay Mobley as its coastal director.

August 10, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Aug. 1-5

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Aug. 1-5:

August 10, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Georgia Power: Pollution rules may close plants

ATLANTA (AP) - The largest electric utility in Georgia said Thursday it must purchase power from outside suppliers in the coming years because pending anti-pollution rules may force the company to close or upgrade some of its existing plants.

August 06, 2011 | By Ray Henry Associated Press writer | Business


Coastal Bank in mortgage assistance programs

SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank, a locally owned and operated community bank headquartered in Savannah, has been approved for two new mortgage loan and down payment assistance programs specifically designed to help low- to moderate-income mortgage customers.

August 05, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for July 20-29

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from July 20-29:

August 03, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Vaccinate horses for West Nile

One of the few good things a drought brings is a reduction in mosquitoes. Now that the rain has returned, so have the mosquitoes. In the cushy, comfortable lives we have grown accustomed to, we seem to forget that mosquitoes are not just a nuisance. Gnats are a nuisance. Mosquitoes can kill you.

August 03, 2011 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Pembroke Seafood Market opens

Co-owners Lisa Ferguson and Vernon Ferguson opened the Pembroke Seafood Market last week.

August 03, 2011 | | Business


Jobless rates up in area

ATLANTA - Jobless rates in Savannah, as well as the Coastal Georgia region, increased by a percent or more in June.

August 03, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Shop marks birthday with party

The Ice Cream Stop in Richmond Hill celebrated its second anniversary July 24 with a six-hour event complete with ice cream, birthday cake and bounce houses. Owner Bill Pollard, known as "Mr. Bill" to his patrons, said the shop stayed busy throughout the day and that close to 250 slices of ice cream cake were served.

August 03, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Property transfers for July 15-19

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from July 15-19:

July 28, 2011 | Staff report | Business


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SavTech to host military career fair

Savannah Technical College will host a Military Career Fair and Hiring Event from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in building 705 (100 W. 15th St.) on Fort Stewart.

September 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Alcoa's purchase of Firth praised

A pending business transaction will weld Firth Rixson, a Liberty County aerospace manufacturer headquartered in Sheffield, United Kingdom, and Alcoa, a Pittsburgh-headquartered aluminum industry pioneer.

September 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Recycling leaves is good

The tupelo tree in my backyard started turning color last weekend. Two red leaves last Saturday have increased to half the tree starting to blush.

September 25, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


New businesses bloom in Richmond Hill

Ribbons have been cut at quite a rate in Richmond Hill, which has seen a number of new businesses open in September.

September 25, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


How much of your pay do you take home?

Ten percent of middle-aged Americans have their wages slashed by debtors, NPR reported last week, and over $50 billion in consumer credit card debt will likely be added to America's existing debt in 2014, according to a recent study by CardHub.

September 23, 2014 | By Linsy Hunsaker Deseret News | Business


Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber to host 'E Leadership'discussion

Richmond Hill, GA -"E Leadership" is short for "Everything Leadership". Leadership is the backbone of all successful organizations. But it is hard finding good leaders these days...so we must make them. Learn more about creating great leaders at the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber's Coffee & Conversation on Wednesday, October. 8 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Chamber office, located at 2591 Hwy 17, ste. 100 in the Crossroads Center – just around the corner from Uptown Deli.

September 23, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Business


Governor declares state 'camera ready'

Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced Monday that all 159 Georgia counties have been designated Camera Ready.

September 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Grocery hiring 2,000 across region

ATLANTA - Kroger is hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.

September 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Millennials making too many credit mistakes

Some new research shows millennials are making a lot of mistakes when it comes to credit.

September 18, 2014 | By Paul Nelson KSL | Business


Extension welcomes new Bryan County staff

The Bryan County Extension recently welcomed four new staff members.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State revenue up in August over 2013

Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.

September 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Developer magazine ranks Georgia first

Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


The bugs in the trees

The calls are coming in about bugs up in the trees.

September 12, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Curves having open houses

Curves International announced last week that participating Curves, including two locations in the Richmond Hill area, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


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