Members of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce and employees at Cellular Sales marked the opening of the authorized Verizon Wireless retailer Friday. The new showroom is at 70 Exchange St. in Richmond Hill. Regional director Brian Synder attended and chamber board members and store associates were on hand to celebrate. Cellular Sales is open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 756-2330.
ATLANTA - One of the nation's largest utilities says energy sales show that economic activity is picking up in the Southeast industrial sector, but it's offset by job losses elsewhere.
SAVANNAH - South Carolina environmental regulators will allow Georgia to plead its case for deepening the shared river channel to Savannah's booming seaport before the neighboring state decides whether to finalize its rejection of a permit for the $600 million project, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - The richest 1 percent of Americans have been getting far richer over the last three decades while the middle class and poor have seen their after-tax household income only crawl up in comparison, according to a government study.
Richmond Hill's newest coffee shop, Hill House Coffee Café, marked its opening Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The owner is Ann Crockett. Hill House Coffee Café is open 6 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday serving coffee, breakfast, lunch and more. For more information, call 445-5256.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 17-24:
IGA Supermarket in Midway hosted a grand-opening ceremony Oct. 8 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
Several years ago, a book titled "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" was quite popular.
SAVANNAH- United Community Bank-Savannah has announced that James Magness has joined the bank as vice president of business services and will be located at United's White Bluff office.
SNF Holding Company subsidiary Floquip Engineering Company, which manufactures water-soluble polymers and has a Riceboro operation, will expand its business in Liberty County.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 10-14:
The Savannah Bank, the parent company of Bryan Bank and Trust, announced this week it has entered into a written agreement with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to "take steps to improve the Bank's asset quality, credit risk exposure, strategic planning initiatives, capital planning, and liquidity and risk management," according to a press release.
the water I drink comes from a large limestone aquifer called the Floridan that underlies all of Florida, past Charleston, almost to Macon and past Mobile.
Dana Lewis with the nonprofit Bryan County Pay it Forward Foundation, left, receives a $250 check from Catherine Grant of The Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill recently. The Urgent Care Center donated $1 for every new Facebook "like" it received from Sept. 15-29.
You may not see it posted on your calendar, but Oct. 16-22 is National Save for Retirement Week. This annual event, endorsed by Congress, is designed to raise awareness about the importance of saving for retirement – so you may want to take some time this week to review your own strategy for achieving the retirement lifestyle you've envisioned.
Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.
The calls are coming in about bugs up in the trees.
Curves International announced last week that participating Curves, including two locations in the Richmond Hill area, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.
Howard Family Dental announced Friday it is delaying the opening of its Richmond Hill office. The opening date will be announced later.
CivilianJobs.com, a site that helps connect America's military members with civilian careers, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on Fort Stewart. The event is sponsored by the Fort Stewart Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program.
Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy continued to expand during the second quarter of 2014 and should experience strong growth throughout the year.
A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.
I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.
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