Last time, I outlined how we improved corn yields and lowered production costs by backcrossing a gene that conferred pollen sterility to hybrid corn varieties. By 1956, just 12 years after the trait was discovered, 85 percent of all the corn grown in the United States and Canada carried the Texas cytoplasm male sterile (Tcms) gene.
A sewage spill took place Monday at the Quality Inn in Richmond Hill, forcing the restaurant at the motel to close.
Jump N' Jacks, Richmond Hill's new family fun center, held a ribbon cutting Friday afternoon to kick off its grand opening celebration.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from April 25-28:
SAVANNAH - Savannah List for Less, a locally owned and operated real-estate brokerage firm, has launched a new flat-fee listing service that provides homeowners, buyers and agents with a cost-effective, progressive way to buy or sell a home.
RINCON - Estrea USA LLC recently hired Kimberly Hunsinger as a sales recruiting manager. Her duties include recruiting, training and managing independent sales representatives for the company.
STATESBORO - AgSouth Farm Credit has distributed more than $45 million in profits to its borrowers in Georgia and South Carolina this spring as a result of record earnings in 2010.
The Dunham Marsh community in Richmond Hill was recently awarded Community of the Year by the Homebuilders Association of Greater Savannah.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from April 15-22:
ATLANTA – The jobless rates for the metro Savannah and coastal Georgia both declined during March.
Papa Murphy's, the take-and-bake pizza chain, recently opened its third Savannah area store in Richmond Hill at 3488 Hwy. 17 in the Shoppes at Harris Trail Shopping Center.
The hail that battered roofs in Southeast Georgia recently did more than just damage shingles and gutters. It left homeowners vulnerable to scam artists who prey upon people who want their roofs repaired quickly and cheaply.
Genetically speaking, we are more like our moms than we are our dads. Yes, mom and dad each gave us half of the DNA in the nuclei of our cells, but those are not the only genes in our cells.
Pembroke has more businesses that have survived for a quarter century or longer than the town's officials realized when they set out to honor them all.
National 4-H Council recently announced the spring 4-H Paper Clover Promotion in partnership with Tractor Supply Co.
McDonald's USA President Jeff Stratton and the McDonald's leadership team made visits this week to five stores in the Savannah area, including Richmond Hill, to spend time in restaurants and meet with local owner-operators and crew.
If you're one of the "millennials" - the generation that began in the early 1980s - you are still in the early stages of your career.