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.
Georgia Game Changers Running Company recently hosted two road races to raise money for two different organizations.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 2-10:
RPI, aka Roofing Professionals of Richmond Hill, recently was presented with the 2013 Partner in Quality award for roofing excellence from Firestone Building Products Company LLC.
Simply Unique Catering manager Lavonda Fulwood-Curry cut the ribbon Oct. 1 marking the catering company's grand opening in Richmond Hill. The ceremony was hosted Oct. 1 by the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce at the John W. Stevens Wildlife Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park. For more information about Simply Unique Catering, visit www.simplyuniquecateringrh.com.
People used to know how things worked. I have been up on my soapbox a few times railing about how Americans have lost touch with the land and do not know where their food comes from and what it takes to bring it to them. I have tried to sound a warning about where this disconnected thinking is leading, at least as much as political correctness will allow.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 24-30:
The Development Authority of Bryan County looked far and wide for a successor to Josh Fenn, who resigned in June to take over the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce.
North Carolina-based Agri Supply will soon begin construction on a 30,000-square-foot distribution center on 10 acres in Interstate Centre off I-16 in Black Creek.
Curves recently announced that in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Richmond Hill residents can purchase a $10 punch card for 10 workouts, with proceeds going to American Cancer Society.
The Georgia Department of Labor will host a job-readiness kickoff 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Eckburg Auditorium at Savannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Road in Savannah.
Georgia Skinny Wrap team leader Jessica Mittia recently marked the opening of company's operation in Richmond Hill. With her are Richmond Hill CVB executive director Chris Sheppard, left, Mayor Harold Fowler, and Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce board member Sheila Page-Doney. For more information about the body-firming Skinny Wrap by It Works!, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 239-248-2776.
Mungo Homes recently celebrated the grand opening of the Buckhead East subdivision in South Bryan County near the County Administrative Complex off Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive. Buckhead East features new homes ranging from the $180,000s to the mid $300,000s and boast between 1,675 to 4,400 square feet. Two designer models are open daily. For more information, visit www.mungo.com.
McDonald's of Savannah is helping some of its employees pursue opportunities in higher education.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 17-20:
ATLANTA - The jobless rate in the metro Savannah area and Coastal Georgia region dropped in August.