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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


Advisor named limited partner with Jones Financial

Laura Evans, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Richmond Hill, has accepted an invitation to become a limited partner in The Jones Financial Cos., the holding company for the St. Louis-based financial services firm.

January 19, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Jan. 4-10

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 4 – Jan. 10

January 19, 2011 | Staff report | Business


It's not too early to get ready for garden

By Don Gardner

January 19, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


Construction starts on WaterWays

Local businessmen and Bryan County officials celebrated Friday morning the groundbreaking for the first home in the WaterWays Township in South Bryan. Fletcher Management Co. of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., is overseeing the development of the 2,300-acre subdivision off Oak Level Road near Red Bird Creek.

January 17, 2011 | Staff report | Business


IRS has $7 million in refunds for Georgians

The Internal Revenue Service is looking for more than 4,700 Georgia taxpayers who are due refund checks worth more than a total of $7 million.

January 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


DoD details civilian pay freeze

Defense Department civilian employees affected by the federal pay freeze for 2011 and 2012 will still have the opportunity to receive performance awards, promotions and normal longevity increases, the American Forces Press Service reported recently.

January 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


RH Chamber has annual banquet

The Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce had its banquet dinner Monday at Richmond Hill City Center.

January 12, 2011 | | Business


Get the most out of gift cards

If someone gave you a $50 bill, you probably wouldn't just stick it in a drawer and forget it.

January 12, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business


Day spa under new ownership

Milan Day Spa is under new ownership as of Jan. 7, and a new image, new spa services and more are on tap for the Richmond Hill facility.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Telephone company looks at big merger

CenturyLink, a communications company with local offices in Hinesville, recently announced it will merge with Qwest, considered by some to be a leader in the networks services market because of its national fiber-optic network.

January 12, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Business


New golf community planned for Bryan

Even though he's only played one round of golf in his entire life, Paul Fletcher has overseen the development of six communities with golf courses in Southeast United States, not including the one coming to South Bryan County.

January 11, 2011 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Business


Georgia Power boss defends rate hike

ATLANTA - Georgia Power's new president said last week that the electric utility had to raise prices to meet stricter emissions rules and maintain its system, but he's considering new ways to help customers cut costs.

January 11, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Coastal launches mobile banking, texting

SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank, a locally owned and operated community bank headquartered in Savannah, recently launched new mobile banking and text message banking services.

January 07, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


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Poinsettias aren't poisonous, just beautiful, demanding

The Aztecs used them to control fevers and make a red dye. Montezuma had them brought to what is now Mexico City by caravan because they could not grow there at the city's high altitude.

November 21, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Property transfers Nov. 11-13

The following real-estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court on Nov. 11-13:

November 21, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


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


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