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Expo aims transitioning soldiers at jobs

Entering the civilian job market when an estimated 14 million Americans are out of work can be an unsettling prospect. But some of the job-search pressure was lifted Wednesday for more than 500 transitioning soldiers, veterans, retirees and military spouses during a career expo at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart. The expo is hosted on post by CivilianJobs.com each spring and fall.

September 30, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Business


Jobless rate climbs in the area

ATLANTA - The preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah increased to 9.5 percent in August, up two-tenth of a percentage point from 9.3 percent in July, according to State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in August a year ago also was 9.3 percent.

September 29, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Sept. 20-23

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 20-23:

September 29, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Reinvesting dividends can pay off

When you invest in stocks, you want their price to go up. But of course, you can't control the rise and fall of stock prices. However, there is a key element of investing that you can control – the number of shares you own. And in the long run, share ownership may be more important than rising stock prices in determining your long-term investment success.

September 28, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Where does your water come from?

This is a bit like hauling coal to Newcastle, but I have talked to a few local folk recently who did not know from where their water comes.

September 28, 2011 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Job fair on Fort Stewart today

Even in a tough economy, job seekers need not give up hope. Active-duty service members separating from the service, veterans and military spouses can find employment opportunities at a career expo today at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart.

September 28, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Grocery offers equipment for schools

NASHVILLE, Ga. - Harveys Supermarket is offering its customers an easy way to provide free educational equipment and supplies to local schools in Georgia, Florida and South Carolina.

September 27, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Women business owners need retirement plans

If you're a woman who owns a business, you've got plenty of company. In fact, women own more than 10 million U.S. companies, and women-owned businesses account for about 40 percent of all privately held firms in the U.S., according to the Center for Women's Business Research.

September 22, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Shopping plaza gets a facelift

Richmond Hill residents will soon see a new look at the Sawmill Shopping Plaza located on Ford Avenue now that the building's exterior renovations have begun.

September 22, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Business


Milan Day Spa opens Savannah branch

A Richmond Hill beauty salon, the Milan Day Spa, expanded its franchise Sept. 6 with the opening of a new branch on Broughton Street. The expansion will provide more options for local clients or work, shop or socialize in Savannah.

September 21, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Sept. 12-19

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 12-19:

September 21, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Project management classes in Savannah

The Division of Continuing Education of Georgia Southern University is offering beginning and advanced project-management courses at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah beginning Sept. 30.

September 18, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Urgent Care marks second year here

The Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill will celebrate its second anniversary with a community celebration from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 29.

September 18, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Truck driving classes start Oct. 24

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will offer seven-week, daytime instruction in commercial truck driving with classes beginning Oct. 24 at the Effingham and Liberty campuses.

September 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Jobless rate up to 10.2 percent in August

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.2 percent in August, its highest level in six months. The August rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.1 percent in July. The state's jobless rate was also 10.2 percent in August a year ago.

September 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


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Cope with investment turbulence

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.

March 30, 2014 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


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