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.
ATLANTA - The preliminary, unadjusted unemployment rate in Coastal Georgia declined to 8.6 percent in April, down six-tenths of a percentage point in March, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
SAVANNAH – Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced this week that the GPA experienced 25.6 percent container growth in April and has recorded five consecutive months of double-digit growth through its ports.
Southeastern Bank hosted it s 2010 annual customer appreciation day on May 21. Visitors were treated to free hot dogs and refreshments and a classic car show from local favorites Over the Hill Gang.
Firth Rixson Limited General Manager Chris Bohlmann spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club on Thursday about the company's progress on the new Liberty County facility in Tradeport East and local job creation.
Area shrimper Joey Lawler could haul in the catch of the season tomorrow, but as long as the relocated Highway 196 interchange limits how customers can get to him, he wouldn't see much profit from it.
FORT VALLEY (AP) - The harvesting, packaging and selling of Georgia's peaches has begun, and growers are cautiously looking for a bumper crop this year.
Robert Dickey, owner of Dickey Farms in Musella, said conditions were so favorable that growers had to thin the crop.
Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced today that the GPA experienced 25.6 percent container growth in April and has recorded five consecutive months of double-digit growth through its ports.
Close to 5,000 acres of pristine land along the Medway River at the Midway I-95 interchange in Liberty County will not be developed into a master planned community any time soon, says Foram Group Chairman and CEO Loretta Cockrum.
SAVANNAH - Imperial Sugar and the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration are discussing a possible settlement of proposed fines against the company for a deadly 2008 refinery explosion near Savannah.
The talks have prompted an administrative law judge to postpone a hearing on the fines by the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission scheduled for next Tuesday in Savannah.
Chris McDermott of Richmond Hill was re-elected recently to a three-year term as a member director of the board of Georgia Transmission Corporation. She also serves on the board of directors for Coastal Electric Membership Corporation.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Public Service Commission is reviewing an Atlanta Gas Light Company request to increase base rates.
Hinesville's first farmers market this Thursday promises a host of bargains, including its hours of operation. The market will be held from 4-8 p.m. each Thursday, from May 6-Oct. 28, at Bradwell Park and along Commerce Street in downtown Hinesville.
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.
The following real-estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court on Nov. 11-13:
Kroger stores in the Savannah area have launched the 2014 Can Hunger Campaign to benefit America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia
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.
Ashley Roberts has been promoted to account manager at Lesley Francis Public Relations.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court on Nov. 3-10:
Cheap oil prices. Low inflation. Sound like a dream come true? In economics, dreams have a way of turning into nightmares.
By most standards, Royce Leather has a rigorous hiring process.
Local realtor Cecilia Bird is expanding her business base and accepting more properties seeking management in Richmond Hill and the surrounding area.
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.
Elmgren's Services Garden Center cut the ribbon on its new location Friday, kicking off a weekend of grand-opening events.
Navy Federal Credit Union, the world's largest credit union, held a grand-opening ceremony for its 257th branch in Richmond Hill on Tuesday.
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