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.
Weddings have always been big business, but I was shocked to see how expensive they've become in the 17 years since my wife and I got married. According to the annual Real Weddings Study, the average wedding in the U.S. now costs $28,427, and that doesn't even count the honeymoon.
Just because the doctor prescribes a medication doesn't mean we take it. A recent study by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that many of us avoid purchasing or taking the drugs that are prescribed for us in an attempt to save money. It's no wonder: In one year alone, we spend more than $45 billion in out-of-pocket drug costs. The results of the CDC study were broken down into two age groups ...
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, April 23-25:
Brian and June Gale celebrate the opening of their store, Sew Much Baggage Embroidery, by cutting a ceremonial ribbon April 24.
With long-term health care costs soaring, you may be wondering if you or your parents qualify for Medicaid.
Hardee's customers can assist military families during the third annual Stars for Heroes campaign.
Do you know the cost of a funeral? If not, you're not alone. A recent poll by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling found that 83 percent of respondents had no idea of the costs or the financial responsibilities of a funeral. The average cost of a funeral can run between $7,000 and $10,000. If you're responsible for a funeral, you'll need to interact with the funeral home; acquire a headstone, likely from a marble ...
OK, now you can start putting fertilizer on your lawn. Our soil temperatures at a 4-inch depth crept up past 65 degrees Fahrenheit on April 7 or 8 and have stayed up since then. This past Sunday gave us two full weeks for enzyme systems to get working, so your lawn should be up and ready for breakfast. Congratulations to you if you have resisted the encouragement from the Scot to "Feed your lawn, feed ...
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, April 15-22:
More than 300 Bryan County households applied for and received assistance from the 2013 Energy Assistance Program, resulting in more than $100,000 spent in the area.
Maybe you're a college student looking to rent your first apartment; or a downsizing homeowner reentering the rental market for the first time in decades. Whatever your situation, there are many precautions you should take before renting any property. The last thing you want is to be saddled with a 12-month lease you can't afford or to be stuck in a neighborhood you've come to detest.
Veterans from as far away as Peach County came to Glennville on Wednesday to compete for hundreds of law-enforcement jobs open to former military members.
The ribbon was cut on the new Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool Saturday. The school has been operating here since 1994, but moved to its new location on Highway 17 in February.
PawParazzi Pet Boutique and Grooming Spa will celebrate the official opening its new location from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 7 at 11360 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill.
Next week, we observe Labor Day to celebrate the achievements of American workers - people, like yourself, who work hard for their money. But to make progress toward your long-term financial goals, you need to do more than just earn money - you have to invest it wisely.
Lynn Bennett of Richmond Hill has been recognized by Allstate Insurance Company for superior standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitability.
Summer gardens have just about run out. The ambitious among us are well into plantings for their autumn-vegetable gardens.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Aug. 2, 14-21:
The jobless rates in metro Savannah and coastal Georgia saw decreases in July, according to the state labor department.
If you're starting out as an investor, you might be feeling overwhelmed. After all, it seems like there's just so much to know. How can you get enough of a handle on basic investment concepts so that you're comfortable in making well-informed choices?
For the second time this year, Effingham County has landed a significant economic development project.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, August 1-13:
Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled $1.41 billion, an increase of $88.5 million, or 6.7 percent, compared to July 2012, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.
If you have children, you're keenly aware that it's getting close to back-to-school time. Today, that might mean you need to go shopping for notebooks and pencils. But in the future, when "back to school" means "off to college," your expenditures are likely to be significantly greater. Will you be financially prepared for that day?
Following the groundbreaking of the $400,000 Bryan County fire station on Resource Way in WaterWays Township, community developer Fletcher Management Company formally welcomed its newest featured builder, Dream Finders Homes. The builder broke ground on its design center showcase home as well as its initial offering of four new home plans.
ATLANTA - Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler will be a keynote speaker during an employment-law and legislative-issues update from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday at the Coastal Electric Membership Cooperative, 1265 S. Coastal Highway 17 in Midway.
It is the middle of summer and the kids are back in school. I am not used to that and I don't think I want to get used to it. I remember Labor Day signaling the return to school, but that is not the topic for today.
Richmond Hill could have a Goody's department store just in time for Christmas.