It's not so easy being a college kid these days. The job market for recent graduates has been shaky while, at the same time, students are leaving school with more debt than ever before. If you have children who will someday be attending college, should you be worried?
SAVANNAH - Port officials from Georgia and South Carolina have canceled their January meeting on the states' troubled plans to build a jointly owned port terminal on the Savannah River.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Jan. 11-18:
Dozens of buyers, sellers, employees and friends filled the Liberty Auction house in Pembroke on Saturday - but it wasn't in hopes of being the highest bidder on a coveted prize or getting a good price on an item up for grabs.
Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that a study by the Georgia Institute of Technology for the Georgia Forestry Commission shows that in 2011, economic activity generated by the forestry industry topped $25 billion in output and provided 118,459 jobs.
Just how will the Affordable Care Act affect small business owners and their employees? Will it change how you manage your business?
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers' Market, coming up to its fourth season, is accepting vendor applications for 2013.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Retail Association - the trade group that advocates for retail businesses in the state - recently reported that some remote sellers are not complying with a new state law that requires them to collect sales taxes.
LOS ANGELES - Lenders took possession of fewer U.S. homes in 2012 than a year earlier, as the pace of new homes entering the path to foreclosure slowed and banks increasingly opted to allow troubled borrowers to sell their homes for less than what they owed on their mortgage.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Public Service Commission has voted to impose fees on cellphones being offered through the Lifeline program after it was targeted in widespread fraud and abuse allegations.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Jan. 4-11:
ATHENS - A Georgia-based restaurant firm says suspicious computer files have been found at some of its locations, prompting it to warn customers about the potential for fraud.
Anyone who's put a loved one to rest knows that death is not cheap. According to the National Funeral Directors Association, the average adult funeral cost $6,560 in 2009 (their most current data). That doesn't include such common add-ons as a cemetery plot, headstone, flowers, obituaries and limousine, which can add thousands to the bill.
CHARLESTON - The two sides in a federal lawsuit over the $650 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel say progress is being made toward reaching a settlement.
As an investor, how can you avoid making mistakes? It's not always easy, because investing can be full of potential pitfalls. But if you know what the most common mistakes are at different stages of an investor's life, you may have a better chance of avoiding these costly errors.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Nov. 8-15:
Goody's store manager Jake Pierson marked the grand opening of the new Richmond Hill store with a ribbon cutting Thursday. On hand to celebrate are members of the Richmond Hill City Council, Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, Goody's store associates and others. The new clothing retail store is at 9701 Ford Ave. next to Goodwill and is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
At various times, many people may feel frustrated by the performance of their investments. For example, they expect growth, and they don't get it - or they think the value of their investment won't fluctuate much, but it does. However, some of this frustration might be alleviated if investors were more familiar with the nature of their investment vehicles.
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Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Georgia's net tax collections for October totaled $1.46 billion, an increase of approximately $81.75 million, or 5.9 percent, compared to October 2012.
Ameris Bank launched its fourth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative during October. The Richmond Hill branch collected more than 115 non-perishable food items, and more than 500,000 non-perishable food items collected companywide.
A Korean-owned logistics company says it will employ up to 50 people in a distribution center it is establishing near Midway.
SAVANNAH - United Way of the Coastal Empire recently announced it selected Savannah Technical College as a strategic-initiative partner for economic independence with a grant for $290,000.
Jaclyn Gilbert, a new associate at Harvey and Hendrix P.C. of Richmond Hill, recently passed the Georgia Bar Exam.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Nov. 1-7:
As construction equipment kicked up dust in the background, Caesarstone USA broke ground on its first North American manufacturing facility in a ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the Belfast Commerce Centre in Richmond Hill.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Taste of Richmond Hill Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
It appears utilities management company OMI isn't leaving Richmond Hill without at least a public attempt to strike a deal.
I prefer fact-based decisions. Results of decisions based on facts seem to have less unintended consequences than those based on emotion, faulty logic or what a revered ancestor did.
Georgia's business climate has been named No. 1 in the nation by Site Selection magazine, an economic-development trade publication.