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Ribbon cutting, open house at realty office

Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners will host a ribbon cutting and open house from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at its new location, 10384 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill.

August 15, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


What should you know about trusts

You don't have to be a CEO or multimillionaire to benefit from a trust. In fact, many people gain advantages from establishing one, so it may be useful to learn something about this common estate-planning tool.

August 02, 2015 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Liquor store opens

Southern Spirits marked its opening with a ribbon cutting Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the liquor store.

July 31, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


It's all around us, so learn to embrace it

It's summer, and one thing that concerns beachgoers is bacterial counts in the water.

July 31, 2015 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Richmond Hill Kroger to host job fair this weekend

Kroger's Atlanta Division will host a three-day division-wide job fair in hopes of filling more than 2,000 open positions for its 185 stores in Georgia, South Carolina and eastern Alabama, including the Richmond Hill location at 53 Exchange St.

July 31, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Business


Area's jobess rate rises to 6.1% in June

The Georgia Department of Labor announced July 23 that Metro Savannah's unemployment rate for June was 6.1 percent, up 0.3 percentage point from 5.8 percent in May. The rate in June 2014 was 7.6 percent.

July 30, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Sales tax holiday is Friday-Saturday

Georgia's holiday on sales tax for back-to-school goods is Friday and Saturday. The exemption is on the state's 4 percent tax and not local levies, meaning 3 percent will still be charged in Bryan County. The accompanying document, at left, gives a breakdown of what is exempt.

July 30, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


New fitness complex is 'dream come true' for owners

A running store that opened in Richmond Hill three years ago has grown into much more.

July 26, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Business


Term vs. permanent insurance: Which is right for you

What's your most valuable asset? While you are still working, this asset may actually be your future income - so you need to protect it.

July 26, 2015 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Parker's promotes former Ellabell manager

SAVANNAH - Parker's recently promoted Sarah Bragg to development supervisor.

July 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Savannah brewery wins big at US Open

Coastal Empire Beer Co. of Savannah won silver and gold medals in blind tastings earlier this month at the 2015 United States Open Beer Championship in Oxford, Ohio.

July 25, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Former employees picket restaurant for pay

A half-dozen former employees of Big A's Cast Iron Café, along with a few supporters, demonstrated peacefully outside the restaurant Monday in protest of not being paid.

July 24, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Business


Reclaimed Furniture and Home Decor opening

Richmond Hill shoppers looking for one-of-a-kind home décor and vintage upcycled furniture will have a new destination when Reclaimed Furniture and Home Décor opens in Ford Plaza.

July 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Health food cafe sets opening

Victory Haven Café-Organic Juice & Smoothie Café will have a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. Monday at 8872 Ford Avenue, Suite 207, in Richmond Hill.

July 23, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Business aims to save pets

Camy Thumwood, founder of Pet Alert and creator of the Pet Alert Emergency Information System announced at a ribbon cutting Wednesday for Pet Alert at the Richmond Hill Fire Department that she will donate pet oxygen mask kits to three area fire departments this summer.

July 17, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


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New water rules will affect you, your money

In the past, I have pointed out that the rest of the world pays 50 percent of their income to eat two meals a day ...

August 28, 2015 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Property transfers for Aug. 27

These real-estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court:

August 28, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate holds the line

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Savannah's unemployment rate for July was 6.1 percent, unchanged from June. The rate in ...

August 27, 2015 | | Business


College degree is still smart investment

It's "back-to-school" time. If you have young children, you may have been purchasing backpacks, pencils, notebooks and similar items.

August 23, 2015 | For Laura Evans Special to the Courier | Business


Chamber to celebrate 30th anniversary

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a cocktail party from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at ...

August 21, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Permits issued for movie studio

FONU2, Inc. announced Monday that Effingham County has approved Moon River Studios' initial permit request to begin construction of the entrance, roads, and water lines ...

August 19, 2015 | Effingham Herald | Business


Transportation, disaster response key to regional plan

Bryan County's population is expected to double from 30,000 people in 2010 to nearly 60,000 in 2030, according to projections by state ...

August 18, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Business


Inflation and your retirement strategy

You might not think much about inflation. After all, it's been quite low for the past several years. Still, you may want to take ...

August 16, 2015 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Lesley Francis PR hires account executive

Lesley Francis Public Relations announces the appointment of Chelsea Bremer to the position of account executive with the agency.

August 14, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Who controls puddles in a field after rain?

"Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made." - Otto von Bismarck, German Prussian politician (1815-98)

August 14, 2015 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Act now so you can leave the legacy you desire

August is What Will Be Your Legacy Month. If you knew this, you have an unusual knowledge of obscure celebrations.

August 09, 2015 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Aug. 6

These real-estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court:

August 07, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


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