ATLANTA - Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly last month, the state Department of Labor said.
SAVANNAH - Foresters say what looks like a busy wildfire season is off to an early start in southern Georgia, where drought conditions have left woods and timberland as dry as tinder.
The 2011 Georgia Small Farm Conference, with a theme of "Making Every Acre Count," will be March 31-April 1 at The Foundry Park Inn & Spa, 295 East Dougherty St., Athens.
ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday it supports President Barack Obama's call for a safety review of all the country's nuclear power plants in light of the ongoing crisis in Japan.
At last, it is time to get the warm-season crops for the home vegetable garden going again. We did our soil testing and liming in December, started tomatoes from seeds indoors in late January or February and planted asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, collards, kale, spring onions, garden peas, Irish potatoes, spinach and turnips.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 4-14.
ATLANTA - The Georgia House has voted to soften a planned increase in the amount businesses pay into the unemployment insurance trust fund.
As an investor, you want your money to grow so that you can achieve your important goals, such as a comfortable retirement or college for your children. But you may also invest to increase your cash flow.
The Pembroke Downtown Development Authority discussed the survey of lead-based paint in Pembroke homes, as well as the farmers market coming this spring, during its regular meeting Feb. 17 at Pembroke City Hall.
State Rep. Jan Tankersley recently accepted a check for $37 billion check for Georgia forests on behalf of the state and the constituents of House District 158, which includes North Bryan.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Feb. 28 – March 3.
JB's Lounge and Dine owner Gareth Collins and city and business leaders in Pembroke cut the ribbon on the new business last week. The lounge and diner is open from 2 p.m. to midnight Monday through Saturday.
Nobody likes being nagged, but I'm going to risk reader displeasure by reminding everyone that there are hefty financial consequences if you owe income taxes and do not file a return on time – or at least request a filing extension.
Your 401(k) offers tax-deductible contributions, tax-deferred growth of earnings potential and a variety of investment options – so it's a great tool for building retirement savings.
HARDEEVILLE, S.C. - Hardeeville welcomed its first veterinarian a few weeks ago the same way this job-hungry town in one of South Carolina's poorest counties celebrated openings last year of a new hardware store and a Mexican restaurant - with a ribbon cutting and a speech by the mayor.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority reached an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 20-foot equivalent container units, a 19.2 percent increase over the previous year.
Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.
Richmond Hill City Council accepted a request by a developer to again table its bid to allow multi-family housing on a tract near the entrance of Richmond Hill Plantation until Sept. 2.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority moved more than 29 million tons of cargo, 3 million 20-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) and more than 700,000 auto and machinery units in fiscal year 2014.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Coastal Management Program's Coastal Advisory Council's 2014 annual meeting will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday at the Susan Shipman Environmental Learning Center, 1 Conservation Way in Brunswick.
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