ATLANTA – The jobless rate for the metro Savannah area decreased slightly while it remained unchanged for Coastal Georgia last month.
As I watched the track of Hurricane Irene move off Florida and Georgia and out onto the Atlantic, F.J. Raymond's comment, "Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is really quite as satisfying as an income tax refund," kept bouncing around in my head.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Aug. 23-26:
ATHENS - Researchers say a kudzu-eating bug first spotted in Georgia a couple of years ago has now spread to Alabama, South Carolina and North Carolina.
Homes of Integrity Construction celebrated Wednesday the official groundbreaking of Heathrow at Sterling Links, the newest development in the Richmond Hill golf community.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Aug. 12-19.
You can scarcely turn on the TV without seeing ads for reverse mortgages. They're touted as a great tool for cash-strapped seniors to tap their home equity to pay off bills while remaining in their homes with no monthly mortgage payments.
Palmer Chiropractic, a member of the Women's Business Alliance, is celebrating its first anniversary in Richmond Hill.
ATLANTA - The Senate has unanimously voted to keep in place a freeze on Georgia's gas tax.
A Midway company's expansion is expected to bring up to 100 new jobs to Liberty County.
SAVANNAH - Georgia's port chief told a senior U.S. trade official Monday he supports the Obama administration's push to expand free trade, but he insisted the Port of Savannah needs a $600 million deepening of its shipping channel to fully reap the benefits.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.1 percent in July, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 9.9 percent in June and the same as a year earlier.
I remember my mother and grandmother teaming up in the kitchen for several days to can tomatoes when I was just a little tyke. They may have canned other vegetables, but I remember the tomatoes.
You don't need to have young children to be keenly aware that we've reached that "back-to-school" time of year.
The days when you could send your kids off to the first day of school with a lunchbox and a hug are long gone. Today's back-to-school preparations likely include filling out piles of pre-enrollment paperwork, lining up carpools and, of course, the dreaded shopping excursions for clothes and school supplies.
For as long as there have been humans, there has been trade.
If you're like many travelers, you get a little nervous when your airplane goes through some turbulence. And if you're like a lot of investors, you may get somewhat jumpy when the financial markets are volatile. Yet flight turbulence probably isn't as scary as it seems, and the same may be true for market volatility - if you know how to respond.