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Bargain Bucks open in Richmond Hill

Another business has popped up in Richmond Hill. A ribbon cutting ceremony for Bargain Bucks, a discount store located at the intersection of Hwy. 17 and Harris Trail Road, took place on Oct. 2. The store is owned by the mother and daughter team of Elaine Myers and her daughter Tanya Cole and features a variety of party supplies, holiday items, toys, cleaning supplies and household goods at 40 percent below regular retail. Cole is banking on the fact that the store has 99 cent blown mylar balloons to be a draw to the new business. Pictured are (from left ...

November 21, 2007 | Ross Blair | Business


Effingham lands 600-job plant

Monday, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced that Portuguese manufacturer EFACEC Group plans to build its first U.S. plant in Effingham County, creating 600 jobs and $100 million in investment.

November 21, 2007 | Staff report | Business


ALCO store to open Nov. 8 in Pembroke

A new ALCO store will open in Pembroke on Thursday, Nov. 8. The store's Grand Opening celebration will start Thursday at 7 a.m. with refreshments followed by a ribbon cutting for local dignitaries and store staff at 7:45 a.m.

November 14, 2007 | | Business


Do you have the right IRA beneficiaries?

Do you invest in either a traditional or Roth IRA? If so, you're making a smart move, because an IRA offers you a tax-advantaged way to save money for retirement.

November 14, 2007 | Laura Evans | Business


Avoid frightening investment moves

Once again, it's Halloween. If you're an adult, you're probably more amused than frightened by the variety of ghouls, ghosts and goblins you'll see running around this week. However, although Halloween itself may not be particularly alarming, you can find some things in life that are truly scary - such as making bad investment moves.

November 07, 2007 | | Business


Green groundbreaking

J.T. Turner Construction Co., Inc. is building a LEED certified home designed by Dawson Wissmach Architects at the Ford Plantation. The project's groundbreaking was held Friday, Oct. 19. This eco-friendly home is the first of its kind on the Plantation, said Director of Operations Tom Draffin. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and ...

November 07, 2007 | | Business


Business announcements

New checking account

November 07, 2007 | | Business


Bryan County, Pembroke property transfers

Bryan County property transfers from Sept. 5-Oct. 9.

November 03, 2007 | | Business


Phone company cuts 40 jobs

Coastal Communications recently annouced that is has reduced approximately 40 employees from its Hinesville workforce, a Sept. 18 release said.

October 09, 2007 | | Business


Coastal Communications announces layoffs

Coastal Communications announced today that it has reduced approximately 40 employees from its Hinesville, Georgia workforce.

October 05, 2007 | | Business


Bryan County, Pembroke property transfers

Bryan County

October 04, 2007 | | Business


GSU study says banks compare favorably

The growth and profitability of community banks in southeast Georgia compare favorably to statewide and national community bank averages, according to the 2006 Annual Performance Review of Georgia Southeastern Region Community Banks. This result is one of the 12 key highlights listed in the executive summary of a new study developed by the Center for Excellence in Financial Services at Georgia Southern University.

October 03, 2007 | | Business


Cottages open at Richmond Hill Plantation

Richmond Hill Development Company recently released its cottage enclave at Richmond Hill Plantation - a nearly 900-acre, master-planned community in the heart of Richmond Hill.

September 26, 2007 | | Business


Laura Evans

Does your employer offer a pension? If so, you'll want to be familiar with your payout options before it's time to start taking money out - because your choice can have a big impact on your retirement income.

September 19, 2007 | | Business


Business announcements

Unemployment rises

September 05, 2007 | | Business


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State revenue up in August over 2013

Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.

September 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Developer magazine ranks Georgia first

Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


The bugs in the trees

The calls are coming in about bugs up in the trees.

September 12, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Curves having open houses

Curves International announced last week that participating Curves, including two locations in the Richmond Hill area, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Update: Howard Family Dental opening delayed

Howard Family Dental announced Friday it is delaying the opening of its Richmond Hill office. The opening date will be announced later.

September 05, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Job fair on post on Sept. 16

CivilianJobs.com, a site that helps connect America's military members with civilian careers, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on Fort Stewart. The event is sponsored by the Fort Stewart Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Armstrong reports area economic growth

Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy continued to expand during the second quarter of 2014 and should experience strong growth throughout the year.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Economist: Georgia's job engine humming

A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.

August 31, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Pine beetle can be beat; not by hugging trees

I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.

August 28, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


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