SAVANNAH - Alec Poitevint has been elected to serve a second year as board chairman of the Georgia Ports Authority.
Two Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield budget analysts recently received Department of Defense Certificates of Achievement.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from June 6-10:
FHA Streamline interest rate reduction programs have much to offer. Have an FHA mortgage already? If yes, then the streamlined mortgage may be just the answer if the value of your house or credit has ever been brought into question by a mortgage lender.
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.
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.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from May 27-June 6:
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.
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.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is moving some of its offices to downtown Statesboro in an expansion aimed at helping recruit and develop local businesses.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from May 23-26:
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?
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
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.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from May 16-20:
We have a lot of residential subdivisions with ponds on them. We have a lot of farmsteads with ponds. If you have a pond, either your own private pond or one owned and managed by your homeowner's association, now is the time to start planning for next year's management of the pond.
The Golden Corral building on Highway 84 in Hinesville is back on the market. A Realtor's sign was placed on the property sometime this week.
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?
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