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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


Coast is getting more manufacturers, jobs

SAVANNAH - The call has gone out around the Coastal Empire for more than a year now.

September 16, 2011 | By Adam Van Brimmer Associated Press | Business


Papa Murphy's celebrates top ranking

VANCOUVER, Wash. - Papa Murphy's Pizza has landed on top of not one but two more best-in-class surveys. And to celebrate, Savannah-area stores will run customer-appreciation specials and more.

September 15, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Guidelines for autumn lawn care

The 9/11 observances are past and football is back – two sure signs of fall. Another is the big-box advertising for fall lawn fertilizers – after the fall deadline for autumn fertilizer for most of us has passed.

September 14, 2011 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Coastal Therapy opens here

Coastal Therapy owner Martin Healy, along with staff members and representatives of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, marked the opening of Coastal Therapy at 60 Exchange St. in Richmond Hill on Aug. 31. Coastal Therapy is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and accepts appointments at other times upon request. For more information, call 459-1270.

September 14, 2011 | | Business


Property transfers for Sept. 2-9

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 2-9:

September 14, 2011 | | Business


Pembroke bank notes 60th year with independent group

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Independent Community Bankers of America recently congratulated First Bank of Coastal Georgia in Pembroke for reaching an important milestone as an ICBA member.

September 14, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Area counties in drought disaster declaration

Nearly all counties in Georgia, including Bryan, have been declared an agricultural disaster area due to ongoing drought and excessive heat.

September 14, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Georgia Works get bipartisan boost

ATLANTA - With bipartisan buy-in and no big price tag, a Georgia program pairing job seekers with potential employers for on-the-job training is gaining momentum as President Barack Obama crafts a plan to tackle the nation's bedeviling unemployment problem.

September 09, 2011 | By Errin Haines Associated Press writer | Business


Wildlife easement applications due soon

ATHENS - James E. Tillman, Sr., state conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Georgia recently announced that the 2012 Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program applications are due by Sept. 30 to be considered for funding in 2012 fiscal year.

September 09, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Apply now for for home weatherization help

The face of poverty no longer is what one might imagine. It includes two-income working families, single parents, men and women who have lost their jobs, those who cannot work because of illness or disabilities and people who only can find minimum-wage work because they lack education and job skills.

September 09, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Home health agency expands online services

SAVANNAH - THA Group, a locally operated family of home health companies that serve Bryan County and surrounding areas, recently announced that it will partner with Cardiocom to expand its chronic telehealth program to provide advanced home telehealth technology to patients with chronic conditions.

September 08, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Kingston talks small business in Bryan

A slew of local business people and city and county officials gathered at What's the Scoop Café in Richmond Hill Tuesday morning to participate in a small business ideas session with 1st District Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga.

September 08, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Business


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Oil price drop not affecting domestic airfares, so shop smart for best deals

Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.

February 13, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret Media Companies | Business


Property transfers Jan. 1-23

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 1-23.

February 12, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


6 tips for standing out in job interviews

If you’ve been out of the job interview game for a while, jumping back in is intimidating. Should you emphasize your title? What relevant skills matter most? Where do you start? Whether you’re an accomplished job applicant or a newbie, here are tips for standing out from the crowd:

February 11, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business


Emotional labor: Getting paid for good work attitude

Every job has requirements. Factory workers are required to do specific tasks every day. Doctors have to abide by certain health and ethical codes in caring for patients. Cooks have to prepare food according to the menu.

February 11, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


Marketing workshop set for Richmond Hill

Mike Blinder is a small-business owner and multimedia consultant, and one of his favorite things to do is share his experience and expertise in marketing.

February 11, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


What's best: tax software or a tax pro?

The first three months of the year mean many things to many people. Snow. Super Bowl. Groundhog Day. Valentine's Day. President's Day weekend. Mardi Gras. Lent. And the promise of pleasant spring to come.

February 10, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret Media Companies | Business


Is a messy desk a sign of creativity, or a cry for organizational help?

If you're reading this at work — or, because you've taken my advice and have a flexible schedule, your home office — take a quick look at your desk.

February 10, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Realtors donate to children's fund

Local realtors donated $1,000 on behalf of Savannah Area Realtors on Tuesday to the Bryan County Children's Fund.

February 07, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


PR professional named to South U. panel

South University in Savannah has created a program-advisory committee comprised of local communications professionals who will guide the institution's growing public relations degree programs.

February 06, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Next Business After Hours at museum

The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host its February Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Richmond Hill History Museum, 11460 Ford Ave.

February 06, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Erosion of traditional families is affecting income inequality

Income inequality may be a hot topic today, but it has been on Robert Lerman's mind for decades.

February 05, 2015 | Deborah Sutton Deseret Media Companies | Business


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