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.
One of the great legacies my predecessor David Moulder left to Coastal Georgia is the Master Naturalist Program.
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.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 20-28:
A new business that helps seniors stay independent in their own homes is now serving the Richmond Hill and Savannah areas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 10-18:
JEKYLL ISLAND - A 260-room hotel on Jekyll Island is about to close its doors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When Pastor Chad Chaddick was ordained, he expected to be a teacher, a caretaker of the sick and elderly, a counselor and an evangelist to his community.
Richmond Hill-based Lesley Francis Public Relations has been selected to work with the nonprofit Ogeechee Riverkeeper.
We've just begun the new year, but the next academic year still is months away. Nonetheless, if you have a child who will be attending college in the fall, it's not too soon to start thinking about what might be a vital component of paying for his or her higher education: financial aid.
GAINESVILLE -- Port of Savannah officials have their hands full with an ambitious deepening project, but they're also watching how the transportation funding debate plays out in the Georgia General Assembly.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's January Business After Hours event, hosted by RE/MAX Accent, featured an oyster roast and chili bar from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. The festivities, co-sponsored by South State Bank and held at the RE/MAX building on Richard Davis Drive in Richmond Hill, included door prizes, a raffle, refreshments and networking opportunities for attendees. Despite the cold, wet weather, the event was well-attended.
Last week's freezes were not nice to many of our landscape plants, especially the tropical ones of which we are so fond.
Complete.MD Medical Care held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Friday at its Richmond Hill location, 9665 Ford Ave. Staffers Kerri Cook, RN, and Dr. Sidney P. Smith welcomed community members, local leaders, elected officials and friends to the facility, where light refreshments were served.
Lesley Francis Public Relations has been appointed to work with The Whitman to raise the mansion's profile amongst residents and visitors to Savannah.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Dec. 18-31:
If you're an investor, you probably had a pretty good year in 2014. But what's in store for 2015?
Now that 2015 is here, you may be thinking about making some New Year's resolutions.
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