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:
Pam Toteno of Richmond Hill has been appointed accounting manager at Bernard Williams Insurance and Financial Services in Savannah.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will be welcoming its new executive director next month.
As a species, we humans have become increasingly creative in manipulating the plants we grow for food and fiber.
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.
Kroger stores in the Savannah area have launched the 2014 Can Hunger Campaign to benefit America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia
ATLANTA (Nov. 18, 2014) - The Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA), one of the leading organizations for economic development in the U.S., named the location of the Israeli company Caesarstone Sdot-Yam Ltd. (NASDAQ:CSTE) to Bryan County, Ga., as the "Deal of the Year" in the 50,000 and under population category at its annual awards luncheon yesterday.
Ashley Roberts has been promoted to account manager at Lesley Francis Public Relations.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court on Nov. 3-10:
Cheap oil prices. Low inflation. Sound like a dream come true? In economics, dreams have a way of turning into nightmares.
By most standards, Royce Leather has a rigorous hiring process.
Local realtor Cecilia Bird is expanding her business base and accepting more properties seeking management in Richmond Hill and the surrounding area.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor and the Savannah Technical College will co-sponsor a career expo for veterans and other job seekers in Savannah. The expo is from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the college's Eckburg Auditorium, 5717 White Bluff Road.
Elmgren's Services Garden Center cut the ribbon on its new location Friday, kicking off a weekend of grand-opening events.
Navy Federal Credit Union, the world's largest credit union, held a grand-opening ceremony for its 257th branch in Richmond Hill on Tuesday.
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.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. will assist eligible households with heating bills.
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