ATLANTA - The Southern Co. is unlikely to receive permission until early 2012 to build what could become the country's first new nuclear plant in a generation, according to a new timeline from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Over the past few years, if you've taken out a mortgage or another consumer loan, you've probably welcomed the low interest rates you may have received. But as an investor, if you've kept any retirement savings in fixed-rate investment vehicles, you may have seen low rates in a less favorable light. And that's why it may be time for you take a closer look at your financial strategy for working toward the retirement lifestyle you've envisioned.
Jan Bass of Richmond Hill has been named director of marketing for Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire.
The Georgia Conservancy announced recently the selection of Clay Mobley as its coastal director.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Aug. 1-5:
ATLANTA (AP) - The largest electric utility in Georgia said Thursday it must purchase power from outside suppliers in the coming years because pending anti-pollution rules may force the company to close or upgrade some of its existing plants.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank, a locally owned and operated community bank headquartered in Savannah, has been approved for two new mortgage loan and down payment assistance programs specifically designed to help low- to moderate-income mortgage customers.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from July 20-29:
One of the few good things a drought brings is a reduction in mosquitoes. Now that the rain has returned, so have the mosquitoes. In the cushy, comfortable lives we have grown accustomed to, we seem to forget that mosquitoes are not just a nuisance. Gnats are a nuisance. Mosquitoes can kill you.
Co-owners Lisa Ferguson and Vernon Ferguson opened the Pembroke Seafood Market last week.
ATLANTA - Jobless rates in Savannah, as well as the Coastal Georgia region, increased by a percent or more in June.
The Ice Cream Stop in Richmond Hill celebrated its second anniversary July 24 with a six-hour event complete with ice cream, birthday cake and bounce houses. Owner Bill Pollard, known as "Mr. Bill" to his patrons, said the shop stayed busy throughout the day and that close to 250 slices of ice cream cake were served.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from July 15-19:
A fast-approaching deadline is bound to heighten anxiety. That's what happening on Wall Street as investors grow increasingly uneasy about the political stalemate over raising the nation's debt ceiling.
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.
Beverly Cosmann of Richmond Hill has been named the new general manager of the Richmond Hill City Center.