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.
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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.
BRUNSWICK - A company that processes online orders for consumers plans to hire more than 500 seasonal workers for its Glynn County call center.
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.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from July 11-14:
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.
We are dodging freezes, getting windblown, seeing spring temperatures one day and scraping ice off the windshield the next.
Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 1-23.
If you’ve been out of the job interview game for a while, jumping back in is intimidating. Should you emphasize your title? What relevant skills matter most? Where do you start? Whether you’re an accomplished job applicant or a newbie, here are tips for standing out from the crowd:
Every job has requirements. Factory workers are required to do specific tasks every day. Doctors have to abide by certain health and ethical codes in caring for patients. Cooks have to prepare food according to the menu.
Mike Blinder is a small-business owner and multimedia consultant, and one of his favorite things to do is share his experience and expertise in marketing.
The first three months of the year mean many things to many people. Snow. Super Bowl. Groundhog Day. Valentine's Day. President's Day weekend. Mardi Gras. Lent. And the promise of pleasant spring to come.
If you're reading this at work — or, because you've taken my advice and have a flexible schedule, your home office — take a quick look at your desk.