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Sales tax holiday taking a year off

ATLANTA - Back-to-school shoppers in Georgia won't get the benefit of a sales tax holiday this year.

July 14, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Port authority sees 25% container growth

SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced recently that the GPA experienced 25.3 percent container growth in May and has recorded six consecutive months of double-digit growth.

July 09, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Bryan among targeted in forestry initiative

James E. Tillman, Sr., State Conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia today announced that 19 more south Georgia counties are in the high priority category for funding for the Southeast Forestry Initiative (SFI). The goal of the SFI is to develop, enhance or restore pine savannah habitat by the management and restoration of longleaf pine on private lands. The application period for this Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program initiative ends July 9, 2010.

July 07, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Midway native passes bar

Alicia LaVon Mullice, a 2010 graduate of Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, completed the requirements for her degree in December 2009. She passed the February 2010 Georgia Bar examination and recently was sworn in to practice law in the state of Georgia by Liberty County Superior Court Chief Judge David Cavender. About 25 family members and friends attended the June 7 ceremony in the superior courtroom.

July 05, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Bank might close; staff to stay

Officials with Savannah Bank and Bryan Bank and Trust say they don't yet know if the former First National Bank in Richmond Hill will be closing in the coming months – but it is a possibility.

June 30, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Business


News wins GPA awards

The Bryan County News won three Georgia Press Association Awards in the 2010 Better Newspaper Contest.

June 28, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Time running out for USDA rural home loans

Time is running out for Georgia families who want to take advantage of more than $21 million in recovery act and regular funding to become homeowners in rural Georgia.

June 28, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Pembroke area businessman honored

Clayton Homes, the nation's largest home builder, announced that Joe Belcher has been named the inaugural winner of the James L. Clayton Award.

June 23, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Local banker finishes graduate school

Brad Brookshire, vice president of Bryan Bank & Trust, recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

June 23, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Know when to claim credits, deductions

Tax credits and tax deductions are two common ways people lower their income tax bills. Although similar in intention, these two tax-reduction methods have fundamental differences and are not interchangeable.

June 23, 2010 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business


May jobless numbers down slightly

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.2 percent in May, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10.3 percent in April.

June 21, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Kroger recalls ice cream

Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin has alerted Georgians to the recall of some Kroger ice cream because it contains ingredients not listed on the label.

June 18, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for May

Bryan County Property Transfers Month of May, 2010

June 16, 2010 | | Business


Jekyll Island revitalization moves forward

JEKYLL ISLAND - The Jekyll Island Authority announced recently that three companies have been selected to join the Jekyll Island beach village project. They will build two new hotels and new retail space for the island. Following a request for proposal process, the board of directors approved the recommendations made by the Jekyll Island Authority evaluation committee, and project development agreements will be finalized with each company.

June 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Workshops for laid-off educators starting

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond said the Georgia Department of Labor will begin a series of workshops this week to help thousands of laid-off Georgia education employees transition into new careers. The first workshops are today and Saturday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Albany, Atlanta Airport Marriott, Atlanta Marriott Century Center, Macon State College and the Marietta campus of Chattahoochee Technical College. All workshops will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

June 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


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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


Navy Federal opens RH branch

Navy Federal Credit Union, the world's largest credit union, held a grand-opening ceremony for its 257th branch in Richmond Hill on Tuesday.

November 01, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Pharmacy celebrating 30th anniversary

Richmond Hill Pharmacy will celebrate its 30th anniversary next week with giveaways of a Kindle Fire and $30 gift cards, free hot dogs, drinks and popcorn, as well as the annual sidewalk sale, Christmas open house and 11th annual health fair. During the celebration event, which is set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 7 at 2409 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill, pharmacists and staff will be present to answer questions and administer seasonal flu shots as well as pneumonia and shingles vaccines with a doctor's prescription.

October 31, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


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