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Do kids a favor, teach them about interest

One of the most valuable financial lessons you can share with your kids before they leave the nest is to explain what interest rates are and how they work. The important financial transactions they'll conduct as adults likely will be affected in some way by interest rates, whether as a lender or a borrower.

April 20, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business


Feed the word with a paradigm shift

From prehistoric times until the 20th century, human beings have had to solve their building problems and make their tools from the materials and substances they found around them in the environment. Stone could carry great loads in compression and was used as building foundations. Trees held great loads under both compression and tension and were used as beams to hold up roofs. A plant tasted good and was cultivated for food. Grain was discovered to ferment and make enjoyable recreational libations, so communities were formed to cultivate the grain or grape and produce the beer or wine.

April 14, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


Drivers cut back as gas prices rise

Soaring gas prices are starting to take a toll on American drivers.

April 14, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Property transfers for April 1-7

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from April 1-7:

April 14, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Home health group donates for physicians

In celebration of Doctor's Day on March 30, THA Group made a donation to the American Cancer Society on behalf of the physicians with whom the company closely works.

April 14, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Avoid hidden tax triggers in retirement

Tax season is upon us – but before you break out that box of old receipts in search of every last deduction, think about whether you're taking advantage of all the tax benefits associated with saving for retirement.

April 14, 2011 | By Jill Perlin Columnist | Business


Dublin church to pray for lower gas prices

DUBLIN - Members of a central Georgia church plan to gather at gas pumps to pray for lower prices.

April 12, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Pembroke gets mural for new market

Pembroke got a new mural in downtown for the city's budding Whistlestop Farmers Market, which is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday through Nov. 19.

April 11, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Guess it's time to learn about cotton

It was a sight to behold. The funeral procession of cars and pickups was more than a mile long. I had to wonder if anyone other than the Pembroke police officers and Bryan County Sheriff deputies manning the roadblocks were left in Pembroke and north Bryan County.

April 11, 2011 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Bank to recycle electronics for free

The Coastal Bank, a locally owned and operated community bank headquartered in Savannah, will accept electronic items for recycling, free of charge, at all area branches and at the bank's operations center in Pooler from April 18-22 in honor of Earth Week. The electronics-recycling program is offered in partnership with Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire Inc.

April 08, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


McDonalds to be hiring more in area

McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire additional talent for crew and restaurant-management positions at their Hinesville-area restaurants April 19.

April 08, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


State budget deals includes harbor money

ATLANTA - State lawmakers said Thursday they have struck a partial budget deal that would buy new police cars, hire more tax collectors and commit state funding for dredging the Port of Savannah.

April 08, 2011 | By Ray Henry Associated Press writer | Business


Commercial castnet deadline coming

BRUNSWICK - Officials at the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources have announced plans for the 2011 commercial food shrimp castnet lottery.

April 06, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Plantation offers agronomics program

College students specializing in golf-course management and maintenance will have the opportunity to participate in The Ford Plantation's Pete Dye Agronomic Scholarship and Internship Program. The program is named after legendary golf-course architect Pete Dye, who designed the award-winning course at The Ford Plantation.

April 06, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for March 25-31

The following property transactions were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 25-31.

April 06, 2011 | Staff report | Business


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SavTech to host military career fair

Savannah Technical College will host a Military Career Fair and Hiring Event from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in building 705 (100 W. 15th St.) on Fort Stewart.

September 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Alcoa's purchase of Firth praised

A pending business transaction will weld Firth Rixson, a Liberty County aerospace manufacturer headquartered in Sheffield, United Kingdom, and Alcoa, a Pittsburgh-headquartered aluminum industry pioneer.

September 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Recycling leaves is good

The tupelo tree in my backyard started turning color last weekend. Two red leaves last Saturday have increased to half the tree starting to blush.

September 25, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


New businesses bloom in Richmond Hill

Ribbons have been cut at quite a rate in Richmond Hill, which has seen a number of new businesses open in September.

September 25, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


How much of your pay do you take home?

Ten percent of middle-aged Americans have their wages slashed by debtors, NPR reported last week, and over $50 billion in consumer credit card debt will likely be added to America's existing debt in 2014, according to a recent study by CardHub.

September 23, 2014 | By Linsy Hunsaker Deseret News | Business


Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber to host 'E Leadership'discussion

Richmond Hill, GA -"E Leadership" is short for "Everything Leadership". Leadership is the backbone of all successful organizations. But it is hard finding good leaders these days...so we must make them. Learn more about creating great leaders at the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber's Coffee & Conversation on Wednesday, October. 8 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Chamber office, located at 2591 Hwy 17, ste. 100 in the Crossroads Center – just around the corner from Uptown Deli.

September 23, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Business


Governor declares state 'camera ready'

Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced Monday that all 159 Georgia counties have been designated Camera Ready.

September 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Grocery hiring 2,000 across region

ATLANTA - Kroger is hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.

September 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Millennials making too many credit mistakes

Some new research shows millennials are making a lot of mistakes when it comes to credit.

September 18, 2014 | By Paul Nelson KSL | Business


Extension welcomes new Bryan County staff

The Bryan County Extension recently welcomed four new staff members.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State revenue up in August over 2013

Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.

September 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Developer magazine ranks Georgia first

Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


The bugs in the trees

The calls are coming in about bugs up in the trees.

September 12, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Curves having open houses

Curves International announced last week that participating Curves, including two locations in the Richmond Hill area, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


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