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SBA has program for woman business owners

WASHINGTON - Women-owned small businesses can begin taking steps to participate in a new federal contracting program today, the U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced. The new Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program will be fully implemented during the next several months, with the first contracts expected to be awarded by the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011.

February 04, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


UGA Master Naturalist Program to return

One of the great legacies my predecessor David Moulder left to Coastal Georgia is the Master Naturalist Program.

February 02, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


Area jobless numbers increase

ATLANTA – The preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah and Coastal Georgia areas increased in December, according to reports from the office of State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Jan. 20-28

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 20-28:

February 02, 2011 | Staff report | Business


New home care business in area

A new business that helps seniors stay independent in their own homes is now serving the Richmond Hill and Savannah areas.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Edward Jones on best company list

The financial-services firm Edward Jones ranked No. 11 on Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2011" list in its 12th appearance on the prestigious list, according to Laura Evans, financial adviser for Edward Jones in Richmond Hill.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Ford Plantation named wedding venue

The Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill has been named best wedding venue by the 2011 Bride's Choice Awards with the online wedding planning resource Wedding Wire.

January 31, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Equipment plant schedules job fair

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center will help JCB, one of the world's largest manufacturers of construction equipment, recruit workers for its plant in Pooler in Chatham County.

January 28, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Attorney opens Pembroke practice

Attorney Matthew L. Waters has opened a new law firm at 41 N. College St. in Pembroke and is offering serves in family law, real estate transactions, criminal law, corporate law, collections services, estate planning and more.

January 26, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Jan. 10-18

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 10-18:

January 26, 2011 | Staff report | Business


260-room Jekyll Island hotel closing

JEKYLL ISLAND - A 260-room hotel on Jekyll Island is about to close its doors.

January 25, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Port Authority wants SC deepening too

SAVANNAH - Georgia port officials pledged Monday to support a deeper shipping channel for rival seaport Charleston, S.C., while they also seek federal permission and funding to dredge the waterway to the Port of Savannah.

January 25, 2011 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business


Firth Rixson ready to open foundry here

Firth Rixson on Wednesday formally announced the grand opening of its new facility in Midway during a two-day customer appreciation event at the site in Tradeport East Business Park. The company also officially announced the signing of a contract with Rolls-Royce, owned by BMW, to produce parts for the foreign cars at the new facility.

January 21, 2011 | By Seraine Page Special to the News | Business


State jobless rate over 10% in December

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.2 percent in December, up two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 10 percent in November. The preliminary November rate of 10.1 percent reported last month has been revised downward by one-tenth of a percentage point. The rate was 10.3 percent in December 2009. This is the 39th consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is currently 9.4 percent.

January 21, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Belt-tightening tips for your budget

Between holiday shopping bills now coming due, increased winter heating bills and the coming income tax season, many people are feeling the pinch. Your best bet for getting back on track is probably to trim expenses.

January 19, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business


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Kroger campaign helps food banks

Kroger stores in the Savannah area have launched the 2014 Can Hunger Campaign to benefit America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia

November 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


GEDA names Caesarstone its 2014 Deal of the Year

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.

November 17, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Business


PR firm promotes account manager

Ashley Roberts has been promoted to account manager at Lesley Francis Public Relations.

November 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers Nov. 3-10

The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court on Nov. 3-10:

November 14, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


How low prices can be a bad thing

Cheap oil prices. Low inflation. Sound like a dream come true? In economics, dreams have a way of turning into nightmares.

November 11, 2014 | By Richard Barrington Deseret News | Business


Landing the ideal holiday job

By most standards, Royce Leather has a rigorous hiring process.

November 08, 2014 | By Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Property manager expands business

Local realtor Cecilia Bird is expanding her business base and accepting more properties seeking management in Richmond Hill and the surrounding area.

November 08, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Career expo for veterans, others is Friday

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.

November 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Garden center opens on Cherokee Street

Elmgren's Services Garden Center cut the ribbon on its new location Friday, kicking off a weekend of grand-opening events.

November 02, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Navy Federal opens RH branch

Navy Federal Credit Union, the world's largest credit union, held a grand-opening ceremony for its 257th branch in Richmond Hill on Tuesday.

November 01, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Pharmacy celebrating 30th anniversary

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.

October 31, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


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