ATLANTA - Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly last month, the state Department of Labor said.
SAVANNAH - Foresters say what looks like a busy wildfire season is off to an early start in southern Georgia, where drought conditions have left woods and timberland as dry as tinder.
The 2011 Georgia Small Farm Conference, with a theme of "Making Every Acre Count," will be March 31-April 1 at The Foundry Park Inn & Spa, 295 East Dougherty St., Athens.
ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday it supports President Barack Obama's call for a safety review of all the country's nuclear power plants in light of the ongoing crisis in Japan.
At last, it is time to get the warm-season crops for the home vegetable garden going again. We did our soil testing and liming in December, started tomatoes from seeds indoors in late January or February and planted asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, collards, kale, spring onions, garden peas, Irish potatoes, spinach and turnips.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 4-14.
ATLANTA - The Georgia House has voted to soften a planned increase in the amount businesses pay into the unemployment insurance trust fund.
As an investor, you want your money to grow so that you can achieve your important goals, such as a comfortable retirement or college for your children. But you may also invest to increase your cash flow.
The Pembroke Downtown Development Authority discussed the survey of lead-based paint in Pembroke homes, as well as the farmers market coming this spring, during its regular meeting Feb. 17 at Pembroke City Hall.
State Rep. Jan Tankersley recently accepted a check for $37 billion check for Georgia forests on behalf of the state and the constituents of House District 158, which includes North Bryan.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Feb. 28 – March 3.
JB's Lounge and Dine owner Gareth Collins and city and business leaders in Pembroke cut the ribbon on the new business last week. The lounge and diner is open from 2 p.m. to midnight Monday through Saturday.
Nobody likes being nagged, but I'm going to risk reader displeasure by reminding everyone that there are hefty financial consequences if you owe income taxes and do not file a return on time – or at least request a filing extension.
Your 401(k) offers tax-deductible contributions, tax-deferred growth of earnings potential and a variety of investment options – so it's a great tool for building retirement savings.
HARDEEVILLE, S.C. - Hardeeville welcomed its first veterinarian a few weeks ago the same way this job-hungry town in one of South Carolina's poorest counties celebrated openings last year of a new hardware store and a Mexican restaurant - with a ribbon cutting and a speech by the mayor.
Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 1-23.
If you’ve been out of the job interview game for a while, jumping back in is intimidating. Should you emphasize your title? What relevant skills matter most? Where do you start? Whether you’re an accomplished job applicant or a newbie, here are tips for standing out from the crowd:
Every job has requirements. Factory workers are required to do specific tasks every day. Doctors have to abide by certain health and ethical codes in caring for patients. Cooks have to prepare food according to the menu.
Mike Blinder is a small-business owner and multimedia consultant, and one of his favorite things to do is share his experience and expertise in marketing.
The first three months of the year mean many things to many people. Snow. Super Bowl. Groundhog Day. Valentine's Day. President's Day weekend. Mardi Gras. Lent. And the promise of pleasant spring to come.
If you're reading this at work — or, because you've taken my advice and have a flexible schedule, your home office — take a quick look at your desk.
Local realtors donated $1,000 on behalf of Savannah Area Realtors on Tuesday to the Bryan County Children's Fund.
South University in Savannah has created a program-advisory committee comprised of local communications professionals who will guide the institution's growing public relations degree programs.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host its February Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Richmond Hill History Museum, 11460 Ford Ave.
Income inequality may be a hot topic today, but it has been on Robert Lerman's mind for decades.