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Jobless rate climbs in the area

ATLANTA - The preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah increased to 9.5 percent in August, up two-tenth of a percentage point from 9.3 percent in July, according to State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in August a year ago also was 9.3 percent.

September 29, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Sept. 20-23

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 20-23:

September 29, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Reinvesting dividends can pay off

When you invest in stocks, you want their price to go up. But of course, you can't control the rise and fall of stock prices. However, there is a key element of investing that you can control – the number of shares you own. And in the long run, share ownership may be more important than rising stock prices in determining your long-term investment success.

September 28, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Where does your water come from?

This is a bit like hauling coal to Newcastle, but I have talked to a few local folk recently who did not know from where their water comes.

September 28, 2011 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Job fair on Fort Stewart today

Even in a tough economy, job seekers need not give up hope. Active-duty service members separating from the service, veterans and military spouses can find employment opportunities at a career expo today at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart.

September 28, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Grocery offers equipment for schools

NASHVILLE, Ga. - Harveys Supermarket is offering its customers an easy way to provide free educational equipment and supplies to local schools in Georgia, Florida and South Carolina.

September 27, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Women business owners need retirement plans

If you're a woman who owns a business, you've got plenty of company. In fact, women own more than 10 million U.S. companies, and women-owned businesses account for about 40 percent of all privately held firms in the U.S., according to the Center for Women's Business Research.

September 22, 2011 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Shopping plaza gets a facelift

Richmond Hill residents will soon see a new look at the Sawmill Shopping Plaza located on Ford Avenue now that the building's exterior renovations have begun.

September 22, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Business


Milan Day Spa opens Savannah branch

A Richmond Hill beauty salon, the Milan Day Spa, expanded its franchise Sept. 6 with the opening of a new branch on Broughton Street. The expansion will provide more options for local clients or work, shop or socialize in Savannah.

September 21, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Sept. 12-19

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 12-19:

September 21, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Project management classes in Savannah

The Division of Continuing Education of Georgia Southern University is offering beginning and advanced project-management courses at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah beginning Sept. 30.

September 18, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Urgent Care marks second year here

The Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill will celebrate its second anniversary with a community celebration from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 29.

September 18, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Truck driving classes start Oct. 24

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will offer seven-week, daytime instruction in commercial truck driving with classes beginning Oct. 24 at the Effingham and Liberty campuses.

September 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Jobless rate up to 10.2 percent in August

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.2 percent in August, its highest level in six months. The August rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.1 percent in July. The state's jobless rate was also 10.2 percent in August a year ago.

September 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Postal service weighing Savannah processing center

ATLANTA - The U.S. Postal Service could close about a dozen mail processing facilities in Georgia as part of a nationwide cost-cutting effort as it struggles with finances.

September 16, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


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Port officials see bright future

GAINESVILLE -- Port of Savannah officials have their hands full with an ambitious deepening project, but they're also watching how the transportation funding debate plays out in the Georgia General Assembly.

January 23, 2015 | By Jeff Gill Gainesville Times | Business


Chamber oyster roast called a success

The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's January Business After Hours event, hosted by RE/MAX Accent, featured an oyster roast and chili bar from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. The festivities, co-sponsored by South State Bank and held at the RE/MAX building on Richard Davis Drive in Richmond Hill, included door prizes, a raffle, refreshments and networking opportunities for attendees. Despite the cold, wet weather, the event was well-attended.

January 22, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Caring for freeze-injured plants

Last week's freezes were not nice to many of our landscape plants, especially the tropical ones of which we are so fond.

January 17, 2015 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Clinic opens RH location

Complete.MD Medical Care held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Friday at its Richmond Hill location, 9665 Ford Ave. Staffers Kerri Cook, RN, and Dr. Sidney P. Smith welcomed community members, local leaders, elected officials and friends to the facility, where light refreshments were served.

January 16, 2015 | | Business


Savannah venue hires RH PR firm

Lesley Francis Public Relations has been appointed to work with The Whitman to raise the mansion's profile amongst residents and visitors to Savannah.

January 15, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers Dec. 18-31

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Dec. 18-31:

January 15, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


How to make 2015 as good as 2014

If you're an investor, you probably had a pretty good year in 2014. But what's in store for 2015?

January 15, 2015 | For Laura Evans | Business


New year's resolutions can help finances

Now that 2015 is here, you may be thinking about making some New Year's resolutions.

January 10, 2015 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Clinic sets ribbon-cutting for Friday

Complete.MD Medical Care will have a ribbon-cutting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, followed by an open house from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at its Richmond Hill location, 9665 Ford Ave.

January 08, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


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