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Retirement plans for self-employed

For a variety of reasons, many people, particularly those in the baby boom generation, are considering retiring later than they might have originally planned. Take full advantage of those extra working years by contributing as much as you can to a retirement plan that can help you build resources, defer taxes and, ultimately, maximize income.

May 12, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Corn epidemic proves need for diversity

Last time, I outlined how we improved corn yields and lowered production costs by backcrossing a gene that conferred pollen sterility to hybrid corn varieties. By 1956, just 12 years after the trait was discovered, 85 percent of all the corn grown in the United States and Canada carried the Texas cytoplasm male sterile (Tcms) gene.

May 12, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


Spill forces restaurant to close

A sewage spill took place Monday at the Quality Inn in Richmond Hill, forcing the restaurant at the motel to close.

May 12, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Jump N' Jacks opens with fun for whole family

Jump N' Jacks, Richmond Hill's new family fun center, held a ribbon cutting Friday afternoon to kick off its grand opening celebration.

May 09, 2011 | Katie McGurl Bryan County News | Business


Property transfers for April 25-28

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from April 25-28:

May 04, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Flat-fee real estate listing opens

SAVANNAH - Savannah List for Less, a locally owned and operated real-estate brokerage firm, has launched a new flat-fee listing service that provides homeowners, buyers and agents with a cost-effective, progressive way to buy or sell a home.

May 04, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Skin care group hires area recruiter

RINCON - Estrea USA LLC recently hired Kimberly Hunsinger as a sales recruiting manager. Her duties include recruiting, training and managing independent sales representatives for the company.

May 04, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Farm lender still offering loans

STATESBORO - AgSouth Farm Credit has distributed more than $45 million in profits to its borrowers in Georgia and South Carolina this spring as a result of record earnings in 2010.

May 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Dunham Marsh gets top accolade

The Dunham Marsh community in Richmond Hill was recently awarded Community of the Year by the Homebuilders Association of Greater Savannah.

April 28, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for April 15-22

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from April 15-22:

April 27, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Area jobless rates drop in March

ATLANTA – The jobless rates for the metro Savannah and coastal Georgia both declined during March.

April 27, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Papa Murphy opens pizza shop here

Papa Murphy's, the take-and-bake pizza chain, recently opened its third Savannah area store in Richmond Hill at 3488 Hwy. 17 in the Shoppes at Harris Trail Shopping Center.

April 27, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Company warns of scams after storms

The hail that battered roofs in Southeast Georgia recently did more than just damage shingles and gutters. It left homeowners vulnerable to scam artists who prey upon people who want their roofs repaired quickly and cheaply.

April 27, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Boost corn yields, cut costs: Part 1

Genetically speaking, we are more like our moms than we are our dads. Yes, mom and dad each gave us half of the DNA in the nuclei of our cells, but those are not the only genes in our cells.

April 27, 2011 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Pembroke salutes its oldest businesses

Pembroke has more businesses that have survived for a quarter century or longer than the town's officials realized when they set out to honor them all.

April 26, 2011 | Al Hackle Special to the News | Business


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Pharmacy celebrating 30th anniversary

Richmond Hill Pharmacy will celebrate its 30th anniversary next week with giveaways of a Kindle Fire and $30 gift cards, free hot dogs, drinks and popcorn, as well as the annual sidewalk sale, Christmas open house and 11th annual health fair. During the celebration event, which is set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 7 at 2409 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill, pharmacists and staff will be present to answer questions and administer seasonal flu shots as well as pneumonia and shingles vaccines with a doctor's prescription.

October 31, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Heating bill assistance available

The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. will assist eligible households with heating bills.

October 30, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Businesses back Bryan Children's Fund

The following businesses have been given handcrafted angels to show their support the Bryan County Children's Fund, which annually provides gifts of toys and clothing to hundreds of local children who otherwise would have no presents to open on Christmas morning.

October 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Careful when transplanting woody plants

The advent of autumn means it's time to plant woody plants.

October 24, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Elmgren's Services opens today

Elmgren's Services Garden Center cut the ribbon on its new location today, kicking off a weekend of grand opening events.

October 24, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Business


Low Country Eye opening new office

Low Country Eye Care will reopen Monday in its newly constructed, free-standing building at 1000 Gandy Dancer in the Station Exchange, moving from its current location in Ford Plaza.

October 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Open House for new garden center

Please join the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and other invited guests for Elmgren's Services Garden Center Ribbon Cutting and Open House, Friday, October 24th and Saturday, October 25th. The open house will run both days from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. The Ribbon Cutting will be at 10 a.m. on Friday.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Business


New furniture, gift shop in Pembroke

Members of the Pembroke Downtown Development Authority and city-council members helped Carla's Furniture and Gifts owner Carla Nelson, center, cut the ribbon on her new store Monday morning. Among those who attended the ribbon cutting were DDA board members Laverne Scott and Doyce Mullis, DDA head Sharroll Fanslau, and Pembroke Councilwoman Tiffany Walraven and Mayor Mary Warnell. The store is at 37 E. Bacon St., downtown. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/carlasfurnituregallery or call 653-7000.

October 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Ruffled Feathers cuts ribbon

A new boutique opened at the Pig-A-Dilly shopping plaza on Highway 17 in Richmond Hill last week.

October 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Bank helps fight hunger with drive

Ameris Bank's fifth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative is in full swing. Non-perishable food items are being collected through October.

October 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Ruffle Feathers Boutique opens in Richmond Hill

A new boutique opened at the Pig-A-Dilly shopping plaza on Highway 17 in Richmond Hill last week.

October 13, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Business


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