It's not so easy being a college kid these days. The job market for recent graduates has been shaky while, at the same time, students are leaving school with more debt than ever before. If you have children who will someday be attending college, should you be worried?
SAVANNAH - Port officials from Georgia and South Carolina have canceled their January meeting on the states' troubled plans to build a jointly owned port terminal on the Savannah River.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Jan. 11-18:
Dozens of buyers, sellers, employees and friends filled the Liberty Auction house in Pembroke on Saturday - but it wasn't in hopes of being the highest bidder on a coveted prize or getting a good price on an item up for grabs.
Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that a study by the Georgia Institute of Technology for the Georgia Forestry Commission shows that in 2011, economic activity generated by the forestry industry topped $25 billion in output and provided 118,459 jobs.
Just how will the Affordable Care Act affect small business owners and their employees? Will it change how you manage your business?
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers' Market, coming up to its fourth season, is accepting vendor applications for 2013.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Retail Association - the trade group that advocates for retail businesses in the state - recently reported that some remote sellers are not complying with a new state law that requires them to collect sales taxes.
LOS ANGELES - Lenders took possession of fewer U.S. homes in 2012 than a year earlier, as the pace of new homes entering the path to foreclosure slowed and banks increasingly opted to allow troubled borrowers to sell their homes for less than what they owed on their mortgage.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Public Service Commission has voted to impose fees on cellphones being offered through the Lifeline program after it was targeted in widespread fraud and abuse allegations.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Jan. 4-11:
ATHENS - A Georgia-based restaurant firm says suspicious computer files have been found at some of its locations, prompting it to warn customers about the potential for fraud.
Anyone who's put a loved one to rest knows that death is not cheap. According to the National Funeral Directors Association, the average adult funeral cost $6,560 in 2009 (their most current data). That doesn't include such common add-ons as a cemetery plot, headstone, flowers, obituaries and limousine, which can add thousands to the bill.
CHARLESTON - The two sides in a federal lawsuit over the $650 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel say progress is being made toward reaching a settlement.
As an investor, how can you avoid making mistakes? It's not always easy, because investing can be full of potential pitfalls. But if you know what the most common mistakes are at different stages of an investor's life, you may have a better chance of avoiding these costly errors.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 25-29:
SAVANNAH - The U.S. Small Business Administration recently ranked The Coastal Bank in the top 20 SBA 7(a) lenders in Georgia.
Halloween is upon us. Of course, whether you're navigating the dark corridors of a "haunted house" or just dealing with the "creepy" characters coming to your door demanding candy, you're probably not too fearful of the sights of the season. But as you go through life, you'll want to avoid some things that really are scary - such as these investment moves:
An Army Career and Alumni Program career fair will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 7 in building 705, 100 W. 15th St. on Fort Stewart. To register, go to fortstewartacapcareerfair.eventbrite.com. For more information, go to facebook.com/stewartacap or call 912-767-6797.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 22-25:
Two area legislators praised a bill that brought the deepening of the Savannah harbor one step closer to reality.
At many places of work, it's "open enrollment" season - the time where you get to make changes to the various benefits you receive from your employer. As you review your overall benefits package, what areas should you focus on?
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday released its third year of greenhouse-gas data detailing carbon-pollution emissions and trends broken down by industrial sector, greenhouse gas, geographic region and individual facility.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will have its next Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 24 at Love's Seafood, 6817 Chief O.F. Love Road.
It is that time again - autumn. School is back in session, and the Seafood Fest has had another successful year. The Pembroke Christmas Parade will be on us in no time.
On Thursday, Gov. Nathan Deal hailed Wednesday's U.S. House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as a "breakthrough moment" in the effort to deepen the Savannah Harbor.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 11- 21:
Calling it a move that will save taxpayers money and keep millage rates low, the Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday against keeping the private company OMI to run the city's public works department next year.
As you're well aware, a partial government shutdown began on Oct. 1. No matter what one's views are on the political issues that led to this event, it's probably fair to say that a shutdown is not particularly good news, on many fronts.
MOULTRIE - The Georgia Department of Agriculture unveiled the second issue of the Georgia Grown magazine at the 36th annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition, Commissioner Gary Black announced Tuesday.