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.
Samuel T. Brown of Midway is a new member of the American Angus Association, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.
Howard Family Dental, which has been serving Southeastern Georgia since 1980, recently announced the grand opening of its new Richmond Hill office and the addition of Dr. Carlos Martinolas to the practice.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Nov. 14-Dec. 8.
Richmond Hill city clerk Ursula Lee recently celebrated 28 years of employment with the city. Lee began her work in 1986 as a receptionist/senior clerk and was promoted to assistant city clerk before becoming city clerk in 1997.
The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
As 2014 draws to a close, you may want to look back on the progress you've made this past year in various areas of your life - and that certainly includes progress toward your financial goals.
You may begin noticing smoke in the air from time to time as tree farmers conduct prescribed burns.
It's Thanksgiving, a holiday that once celebrated the harvest season. Although many of us may not be directly connected to agriculture, we still gather on Thanksgiving with our loved ones to share whatever "bounty" we have. This practice doesn't have to begin and end with food. Why not incorporate the spirit of sharing into your overall financial strategy?
It's that time of year again. Remember to pick up a turkey or a ham, decorate the house inside and out, and let's not forget the presents - something for everybody on the ever-growing list.
Congratulations to Melissa Edmonston, who won the iPad drawing sponsored by the Bryan County News at the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival last month in Richmond Hill.
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