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Ports 2011 cargo volume sets record

SAVANNAH - Savannah's booming seaport posted double-digit growth in the past fiscal year, pushing its cargo volume to a new record of 2.9 million containers, Georgia's ports chief announced Monday.

July 28, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


What the debt ceiling debate means to investors

Special to the News

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


Fear of loss can lead to bad decisions

Like every other investor, you prefer not to see the value of your investments drop. But at some point they will fall simply because of the ups and downs of the market. And how you respond to short-term losses can help determine if you enjoy long-term investment success.

July 21, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


500 seasonal jobs opening in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK - A company that processes online orders for consumers plans to hire more than 500 seasonal workers for its Glynn County call center.

July 21, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


It's all about keeping balance

Usually the calls that come in at the extension office have a common theme. The pattern this month is not about any particular pest or weather phenomenon. This month it seems to be about balance – balance in energy, in minerals, in water, in addressing the weakest links first.

July 20, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


Property transfers for July 11-14

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from July 11-14:

July 20, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Plan set for Vogtle cost overruns

ATLANTA - The Georgia Public Service Commission's staff and Georgia Power have filed a proposed settlement for dealing with potential construction cost overruns at the Plant Vogtle nuclear plant construction project in Waynesboro.

July 19, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


WaterWays celebrates its grand opening

Overcast skies didn't stop more than 100 people from coming out Friday morning for the ribbon-cutting ceremony that marked the official opening of the new WaterWays Township community in South Bryan County.

July 18, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Business


Property transfers for July 5-8

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from July 5-8:

July 13, 2011 | Staff report | Business


More positive signs for Bryan County

Waiting for a consistent flow of good news to break on the housing front is turning out to require an enormous amount of patience.

July 13, 2011 | By Wes Barr Columnist | Business


Police seize counterfeit goods

Shoppers and vendors alike at Keller's Flea Market off Hwy. 17 in Savannah were in for a surprise Saturday when dozens of law enforcement officers raided the market for counterfeit merchandise.

July 13, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Travelers spend $21 billion in Georgia

Domestic and international visitors spent $21 billion in Georgia in 2010, up 8.3 percent from 2009, according to the U.S. Travel Association.

July 11, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for June 27-July 1

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from June 27 - July 1:

July 06, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Annuities 101

Nervous investors have faced many challenges over the last few years searching for safe havens. That's one reason many turn to annuities to ensure a steady stream of retirement income. But with so many types of annuities offered – and complex rules, fees and restrictions – it's not uncommon for investors to buy products not ideally suited to their needs.

July 06, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Columnist | Business


Earn your financial independence day

Special to the News

July 06, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


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News wins top advertising awards

The Coastal Courier and Bryan County News took home top awards from this year's Georgia Press Association 2014 Advertising Conference and Awards Banquet, held April 3-4 at Lake Blackshear Resort in Cordele.

April 14, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Business


Prepare for healthcare costs in retirement

As you save and invest for retirement, what are your ultimate goals? Do you plan on traveling the world? Purchasing a vacation home? Pursuing your hobbies?

April 13, 2014 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Goodwill job fairs in May

SAVANNAH -In recognition of Goodwill Week, Goodwill of the Coastal Empire plans to provide 10 job fairs open to the public throughout the region.

April 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Sweet smell of a Fort Stewart burn

You may have noticed the smoke in the air from time to time as tree farmers conduct prescribed burns.

April 13, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Phone company has safe-digging hotline

April is National Safe Digging Month, and CenturyLink reminds Bryan County residents to always call 811 before beginning any digging project.

April 12, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Enmark backing Light the Night Walk

SAVANNAH - Enmark Stations Inc. once again has made a commitment to sell paper icons in all 59 of its retail stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Business After Hours is April 17

Royal Oak Car Wash and Jeff's Beverage are hosting the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's next Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. April 17 at 1792 Highway 17.

April 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Strawberry farms blooming again

MACON - Tens of thousands of school children visit Georgia's strawberry farms each year, learning about the berries, how they're grown and what they look like in the field.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Hinesville job fair canceled

A job fair that had been scheduled for the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville Wednesday has been canceled.

April 08, 2014 | Staff report | Business


McDonald's USA visits local restaurant

McDonald's USA President Jeff Stratton and the McDonald's leadership team made visits this week to five stores in the Savannah area, including Richmond Hill, to spend time in restaurants and meet with local owner-operators and crew.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Even young need short-, long-term financial goals

If you're one of the "millennials" - the generation that began in the early 1980s - you are still in the early stages of your career.

April 06, 2014 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Unemployment drops during February

ATLANTA -Jobless rates in the metro Savannah and Coastal Georgia areas decreased in February.

April 02, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Battle with invasive species continues

For as long as there have been humans, there has been trade.

March 30, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


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


RH City Center gets new manager

Beverly Cosmann of Richmond Hill has been named the new general manager of the Richmond Hill City Center.

March 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


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