The government did us a favor when it created the CARD Act, which reined in banks and credit-card companies that had been collecting millions of extra dollars from consumers.
If you have a computer and really don't know where all your money goes, your life can be easier if you invest in personal-finance budget software. Nearly all of the finance programs have reports that you can customize and generate. Want to know how much you're spending for groceries? Or how much miscellaneous cash went to coffee in the morning? The program will tell you. Your bank statement will include the debit-card amounts, which you'll ...
Out of all of those who contributed to the United Way of Bryan County, Janice Blunt especially wanted to recognize one Richmond Hill business for its support.
When Ben Franklin famously wrote "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," I'm pretty sure he wasn't warning his readers about the perils of cyber crime. But in today's world of phishing, shoulder-surfing and computer spyware, his advice hits home.
Bryan County residents, as well as those across the state, now have another choice when it comes to picking an insurance provider.
Grants are available to private landowners to help restore and conserve longleaf pine trees.
JESUP - Chad NeSmith, general manager of NeSmith Walker Chevrolet Buick Pontiac GMC in Jesup, announced last week that the dealership hired Shawn Brookshire as the new general sales manager.
WASHINGTON - December is generally a bad time to look for work, and even worse now that the unemployment rate is nearing double digits. But there's reason for some optimism this holiday season.
The Bryan County News is getting near unveiling a new website. It is still under construction, but we thought you might like to get a look and tell is what you think or make suggestions on what you'd like on it. The address, for now, is beta.bryancountynews.net. Click there and it will take you to it. And we'd appreciate hearing about any problems you see so we can fix them before the site ...
A new neighborhood is in the works in the Buckhead subdivision in South Bryan that will add more than three dozen homes in the next few years, according to the builder.
The Ford Plantation recently hired Sheryl Jordan as the new equestrian center manager. Jordan will oversee management and operational duties of the newly redesigned equestrian program at The Ford Plantation, including an expanded riding lesson program and the addition of special events throughout the year. "I'm delighted to work with adults and children here at The Ford Plantation and to establish high standards of safety, integrity, consistency and high-quality customer service," Jordan said. "There is ...
The following property transfers were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Nov. 30-Dec. 6:
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., will sponsor a series of workshops during the open enrollment season for the Medicare Part D prescription drug program.
Demere Nesmith, dealer principal of NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC in Claxton, announced recently that the company is launching a 15-day "Facebook FunRaiser - The Great Toy Giveaway" to benefit Toys For Tots, Backus Children's Hospital and Salvation Army. Through Dec. 15, NeSmith will donate a toy for every new person that "likes" their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/nesmithchevroletclaxton.
Bryan County farmers and others across the state may be eligible for low-interest federal emergency loans after the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 151 counties as primary disaster areas due to drought and excessive heat since July 1.
Local attorney Aimee Harris has been appointed to head up the new Jones, Osteen and Jones location in Richmond Hill at 10221 Ford Ave., suite 4.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, May 9-17:
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will have its next Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at Plantation Lumber and Hardware, 10829 Ford Ave.
Landowners in Georgia may have a chance to cut their income taxes in half.
Another school year is drawing to a close - so if you have young children, they're one year closer to the day when they head off to college. And both you and your children need to prepare for that day. Your kids can do so by developing good study habits.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, May 3-7:
The Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center, the GDOL's Veterans Services Division and Savannah Technical College will sponsor the annual Southeast Georgia Career Expo on Thursday in Savannah.
One of the world's largest hotel companies now is managing 76 Army lodging hotels on 39 installations, including Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, according to Arthur Holst, vice president of operations for Intercontinental Hotels Group.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Georgia's net tax collections for April 2013 totaled $1.73 billion, an increase of $201 million, or 13.2 percent, compared to April 2012.
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