WASHINGTON - Merchants triumphed over bankers in a battle for billions Wednesday as the Senate voted to let the Federal Reserve curb the fees that stores pay financial institutions when a customer swipes a debit card. It was murkier, however, whether the nation's consumers were winners or losers.
Kermit Griffin, executive director and chef at Richmond Hill City Center, recently announced the appointment of Andrea M. Powers as director of sales at the multi-use meeting and event facility.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from May 27-June 6:
FHA mortgages are all the same, right? Actually, obtaining one of these loans in the local area offers one huge advantage. This of course, is only if you currently live or plan to live in the designated Military Impacted Areas (MIA) of Bryan or Liberty counties.
Note: No sooner did I post this column about drought than it starts to rain in Pembroke. Native Americans do rain dances and the Great Spirit rewards them. I write about drought and God makes me a fool. I'm glad to be a fool for rain.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is moving some of its offices to downtown Statesboro in an expansion aimed at helping recruit and develop local businesses.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from May 23-26:
The rate is negotiated. The closing costs are settled. The mortgage company has all of my paperwork. When is this process going to be complete? Why can't my loan close this week?
The jobless rates for both metro Savannah and the coastal Georgia area have dropped for the month of April, according to State State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler
LUDOWICI - After a wildfire torched most of his 400 acres of rural timberland, Tom Houston hired loggers to quickly harvest whatever blackened pine and cypress they could salvage – stripping the land bare save for a few scattered trees left standing like spent matchsticks.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from May 16-20:
Pam Toteno of Richmond Hill has been appointed accounting manager at Bernard Williams Insurance and Financial Services in Savannah.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will be welcoming its new executive director next month.
As a species, we humans have become increasingly creative in manipulating the plants we grow for food and fiber.
ATLANTA - Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 9.9 percent in April, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10 percent in March, Georgia's labor commissioner said.
Savannah Technical College will host a Military Career Fair and Hiring Event from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in building 705 (100 W. 15th St.) on Fort Stewart.
A pending business transaction will weld Firth Rixson, a Liberty County aerospace manufacturer headquartered in Sheffield, United Kingdom, and Alcoa, a Pittsburgh-headquartered aluminum industry pioneer.
The tupelo tree in my backyard started turning color last weekend. Two red leaves last Saturday have increased to half the tree starting to blush.
Ribbons have been cut at quite a rate in Richmond Hill, which has seen a number of new businesses open in September.
Ten percent of middle-aged Americans have their wages slashed by debtors, NPR reported last week, and over $50 billion in consumer credit card debt will likely be added to America's existing debt in 2014, according to a recent study by CardHub.
Richmond Hill, GA -"E Leadership" is short for "Everything Leadership". Leadership is the backbone of all successful organizations. But it is hard finding good leaders these days...so we must make them. Learn more about creating great leaders at the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber's Coffee & Conversation on Wednesday, October. 8 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Chamber office, located at 2591 Hwy 17, ste. 100 in the Crossroads Center – just around the corner from Uptown Deli.
Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced Monday that all 159 Georgia counties have been designated Camera Ready.
ATLANTA - Kroger is hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.
Some new research shows millennials are making a lot of mistakes when it comes to credit.
The Bryan County Extension recently welcomed four new staff members.
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.
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