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Senate allows debit card swipe fee limit

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.

June 09, 2011 | By Alan Fram Associated Press writer | Business


City Center hires sales director

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.

June 08, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for May 27-June 6

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from May 27-June 6:

June 08, 2011 | Staff report | Business


FHA mortgages have advantages

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.

June 08, 2011 | By Wes Barr Columnist | Business


Crossing the Pembroke desert

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.

June 08, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


GSU moving some offices off campus

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is moving some of its offices to downtown Statesboro in an expansion aimed at helping recruit and develop local businesses.

June 07, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Property transfers for May 23-26

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from May 23-26:

June 01, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Communication, patients kep in mortgage process

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?

June 01, 2011 | By Wes Barr Special to the News | Business


Jobless rate continues to fall in area

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

June 01, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Record timber losses from storms, fires

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.

May 25, 2011 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business


Property transfers for May 16-20

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from May 16-20:

May 25, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Local heads accounting for Savannah firm

Pam Toteno of Richmond Hill has been appointed accounting manager at Bernard Williams Insurance and Financial Services in Savannah.

May 25, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Yontz to take helm at RH-BC Chamber

The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will be welcoming its new executive director next month.

May 25, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Business


Grow your own designer genes

As a species, we humans have become increasingly creative in manipulating the plants we grow for food and fiber.

May 25, 2011 | By Don Gardner Special to the News | Business


State jobless rate drops under 10%

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.

May 24, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


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SavTech to host military career fair

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.

September 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Alcoa's purchase of Firth praised

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.

September 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Recycling leaves is good

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.

September 25, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


New businesses bloom in Richmond Hill

Ribbons have been cut at quite a rate in Richmond Hill, which has seen a number of new businesses open in September.

September 25, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


How much of your pay do you take home?

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.

September 23, 2014 | By Linsy Hunsaker Deseret News | Business


Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber to host 'E Leadership'discussion

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.

September 23, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Business


Governor declares state 'camera ready'

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.

September 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Grocery hiring 2,000 across region

ATLANTA - Kroger is hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.

September 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Millennials making too many credit mistakes

Some new research shows millennials are making a lot of mistakes when it comes to credit.

September 18, 2014 | By Paul Nelson KSL | Business


Extension welcomes new Bryan County staff

The Bryan County Extension recently welcomed four new staff members.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State revenue up in August over 2013

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.

September 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Developer magazine ranks Georgia first

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.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


The bugs in the trees

The calls are coming in about bugs up in the trees.

September 12, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Curves having open houses

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.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


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