Bryan County Property Transfers Month of May, 2010
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.
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.
We are dodging freezes, getting windblown, seeing spring temperatures one day and scraping ice off the windshield the next.
Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 1-23.
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South University in Savannah has created a program-advisory committee comprised of local communications professionals who will guide the institution's growing public relations degree programs.
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