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Making low interest rates work for you

Not long ago, the Federal Reserve announced that it plans to keep short-term interest rates near zero until late 2014. The Fed initially pushed rates to that level in 2008 in an effort to stimulate economic growth. Clearly, low interest rates have a wide-ranging impact - but what effect will they have on you as an investor?

April 28, 2012 | Laura Evans Guest columnist | Business

Property transfers for April 9-13

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, April 9-13:

April 27, 2012 | Staff report | Business

80 Cafe holds ribbon-cutting

Owners of 80 Café, the newest dining establishment in Blitchton, Miyuki Ma, second from right, and Nam Ma, with scissors, cut the ceremonial ribbon Friday to celebrate the opening.

April 26, 2012 | Special to the News | Business

Garden Club tours Savannah Bee Company

There is a certain "buzz" around the award-winning Savannah Bee Company's "garden" located behind their warehouse in Wilmington Island.

April 26, 2012 | Special to the News | Business

Governor pledges funds for port deepening

SAVANNAH - Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he would have Georgia taxpayers pay a heftier portion of the $653 million tab to deepen the Savannah harbor rather than delay the project if the federal government hasn't funded its share once it's time to start dredging.

April 25, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business

Milan Day Spa in Savannah moves, Richmond Hill spa renovated

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April 25, 2012 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Business

Apply Earth Day lessons to investing

If you and your family participate in upcoming Earth Day events, such as helping clean up a local park or taking materials to a recycling center, you know the benefits of doing your part to improve your surroundings. But are you doing everything you can to upgrade your environment for investing?

April 22, 2012 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business

Where there's some smoke there's safety

It is hard to talk about something other than water when water drives life on the planet - and when one finds oneself dealing with water issues on a daily basis.

April 20, 2012 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business

State jobless rate down 8 months in row

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped for eight straight months - a signal that more Georgians are looking for and finding jobs, the state Labor Department announced Thursday.

April 19, 2012 | By Errin Haines Associated Press writer | Business

Foresters fighting pest invasions

The Georgia Forestry Commission is launching an offensive against two destructive pests that have the potential to decimate significant portions of our state's healthy forestland.

April 18, 2012 | Special to the News | Business

Outlook brightens as sales rise

WASHINGTON - Americans bought more electronics, started home improvement projects and updated their wardrobes last month, inspired by warmer weather and a healthier job market.

April 18, 2012 | By Christopher S. Rugaber Associated Press writer | Business

Vogtle reactor back online

ATLANTA - A nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia is back online after an unexpected shutdown Saturday.

April 17, 2012 | Associated Press | Business

Governor signs scrap metal bill

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill targeting scrap metal theft that would place more requirements on recyclers and addresses what supporters say is a growing problem in the state.

April 17, 2012 | Associated Press | Business

Time, investments can be on your side

If you're relatively young, and you've been investing only a few years, you possess an asset that is invaluable and cannot be replaced: time. And the more time you spend contributing to tax-advantaged investments, the better off you may be.

April 15, 2012 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business

Report: States don't know if tax breaks lure industry

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Most states are doing a poor job tracking whether their tax breaks for businesses are actually spurring job growth, including some that have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into corporate incentive programs even while grappling with record deficits, according to a new report.

April 15, 2012 | By David Mercer Associated Press writer | Business

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It's time to start planting vegetables

We are dodging freezes, getting windblown, seeing spring temperatures one day and scraping ice off the windshield the next.

February 13, 2015 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business

Oil price drop not affecting domestic airfares, so shop smart for best deals

Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.

February 13, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret Media Companies | Business

Property transfers Jan. 1-23

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 1-23.

February 12, 2015 | Staff Report | Business

6 tips for standing out in job interviews

If you’ve been out of the job interview game for a while, jumping back in is intimidating. Should you emphasize your title? What relevant skills matter most? Where do you start? Whether you’re an accomplished job applicant or a newbie, here are tips for standing out from the crowd:

February 11, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business

Emotional labor: Getting paid for good work attitude

Every job has requirements. Factory workers are required to do specific tasks every day. Doctors have to abide by certain health and ethical codes in caring for patients. Cooks have to prepare food according to the menu.

February 11, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business

Marketing workshop set for Richmond Hill

Mike Blinder is a small-business owner and multimedia consultant, and one of his favorite things to do is share his experience and expertise in marketing.

February 11, 2015 | Special to the News | Business

What's best: tax software or a tax pro?

The first three months of the year mean many things to many people. Snow. Super Bowl. Groundhog Day. Valentine's Day. President's Day weekend. Mardi Gras. Lent. And the promise of pleasant spring to come.

February 10, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret Media Companies | Business

Is a messy desk a sign of creativity, or a cry for organizational help?

If you're reading this at work — or, because you've taken my advice and have a flexible schedule, your home office — take a quick look at your desk.

February 10, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business

Realtors donate to children's fund

Local realtors donated $1,000 on behalf of Savannah Area Realtors on Tuesday to the Bryan County Children's Fund.

February 07, 2015 | Special to the News | Business

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