NEW YORK - Bank of America Corp. is scrapping its plan to charge a $5 monthly fee for debit card purchases after outraged customers threatened an exodus.
ATLANTA - Unemployment numbers for metro Savannah declined last month while same numbers for the coastal region remained unchanged.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 25-28:
Catnip N Biscuits owners and staff, as well as members of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce and city officials, marked the opening the doggie day care and luxury pet hotel in Richmond Hill with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday.
The Coastal GA Area Community Action Authority is still assisting eligible households with heating bills.
If you have kids – or even if you don't – you're probably aware that Halloween is fast approaching. Of course, you may find the ghouls, witches and creepy impersonations of celebrities to be more amusing than alarming, but as you go through life you will find some things that are generally frightening – such as investment moves that are misdirected or go awry.
Recently I have been talking about the benefits of having access to the Floridan aquifer for our water needs. Those needs are not just for domestic water use in our homes, but for commercial and industrial use as well.
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.
Howard Family Dental, which has been serving Southeastern Georgia since 1980, recently announced the grand opening of its new Richmond Hill office and the addition of Dr. Carlos Martinolas to the practice.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Nov. 14-Dec. 8.
Richmond Hill city clerk Ursula Lee recently celebrated 28 years of employment with the city. Lee began her work in 1986 as a receptionist/senior clerk and was promoted to assistant city clerk before becoming city clerk in 1997.
The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
As 2014 draws to a close, you may want to look back on the progress you've made this past year in various areas of your life - and that certainly includes progress toward your financial goals.
You may begin noticing smoke in the air from time to time as tree farmers conduct prescribed burns.
It's Thanksgiving, a holiday that once celebrated the harvest season. Although many of us may not be directly connected to agriculture, we still gather on Thanksgiving with our loved ones to share whatever "bounty" we have. This practice doesn't have to begin and end with food. Why not incorporate the spirit of sharing into your overall financial strategy?
It's that time of year again. Remember to pick up a turkey or a ham, decorate the house inside and out, and let's not forget the presents - something for everybody on the ever-growing list.
Congratulations to Melissa Edmonston, who won the iPad drawing sponsored by the Bryan County News at the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival last month in Richmond Hill.
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