Demere Nesmith, dealer principal of NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC in Claxton, announced recently that the company is launching a 15-day "Facebook FunRaiser - The Great Toy Giveaway" to benefit Toys For Tots, Backus Children's Hospital and Salvation Army. Through Dec. 15, NeSmith will donate a toy for every new person that "likes" their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/nesmithchevroletclaxton.
Bryan County farmers and others across the state may be eligible for low-interest federal emergency loans after the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 151 counties as primary disaster areas due to drought and excessive heat since July 1.
NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC of Claxton is hoping to make three people very happy this holiday season.
The Georgia Department of Labor reported recently that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area decreased to 8.7 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 8.8 percent in September.
Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores company is celebrating its 10th consecutive year on Forbes magazine's annual list of the nation's largest privately held companies.
The following property transfers were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court between Nov. 23-29:
Most people don't wake up in the morning, look at themselves in the mirror and say, "I'm going to be a DUI instructor," according to Bob Bennett, who is opening a DUI school in Richmond Hill next month.
Ever heard the saying, "One man's trash is another's man's treasure?" Well, Liberty County residents can put this old adage to the test next week at the Treasure Hunters Roadshow.
The following are property transfers filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Nov. 15-22:
The Coastal Georgia Transition Council will host "Supports in the Workplace," a panel discussion on the supports available to individuals with disabilities in the workforce, from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 7 at the Hoskins Center at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah. Vocational Rehabilitation, Goodwill, Kicklighter Resource Center, and the Coastal Center for Developmental Services Inc. will be represented in the panel.
At this time of year, many people overindulge, whether it's overeating or drinking too much at holiday parties or spending too much on gifts and decorations. You'll regret the former the next morning; but with overspending you may not feel the hangover effect until the bills are due in January.
Richmond Hill Chamber members want residents to skip the mall and big-box stores in Chatham County this holiday season and shop closer to home.
As the holiday shopping season approaches, so does the potential for crime. Trips to the mall and stores are inevitable, and unfortunately so is the threat of holiday theft.
The following are property transfers in Bryan County from Nov. 9-11:
ATLANTA (AP) - Gulfstream Aerospace, a maker of business-jet aircraft, announced Monday that it is expanding operations in Georgia by adding more than 1,000 jobs and investing at least $500 million.
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.
HINESVILLE - Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery last month began accepting patients at its new Hinesville office at 600-B E. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for September totaled $1.72 billion for an increase of $132 million, or 8.3 percent, compared to September 2012.
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.