This week's column continues a review of legislation passed by the 2011 General Assembly. Remember if you want to learn more about the legislation, you can look it up and read the actual legislation at www.legis.ga.gov. Of course, I am happy to get answers for you as well or explain how and why I voted as I did.
AIKEN, S.C.-Micah Christensen, a senior at South Effingham High School, took second place at the Peach Council competition in the Leadership High School Speech Contest hosted by the Savannah River Site Leadership Association. Christensen was sponsored by the Gulfstream Management Association in Savannah. His effort earned him a $250 award, as he attempted to advance toward the $4,000 grand prize in a national contest sponsored by the National Management Association, the world's largest leadership development association.
Each month, Rincon Elementary PTA volunteers host a birthday party for those students who have a birthday for that month. During one day of the month, all of the "birthday children" gather in the cafeteria.
Mrs. Sheila Thompson of Guyton and Mr. Roderick Jefferson of Atlanta are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, LaToya Mignon Jefferson to Anthony Marc Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Jones of Surrency.
By day, Leaping Lizards in Rincon was filled with children bouncing about the many games and inflatables. But April 22, after the children were long gone, the building was filled with hundreds of bouncing…teenagers?
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Second Life Thrift Store in Guyton. Life Director, Fran Todd, along with local manager, Nina Dasher, welcomed the crowd gathered to celebrate the store's opening next to the Guyton City Hall.
ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area decreased to 8.6 percent in March, down five-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.1 percent in February. The jobless rate in the metro Savannah area in March a year ago was also 8.6 percent.
Human resource leaders, managers and small business owners are invited to answer that question by attending Georgia Southern University's "LAW 105: Best Practices in Running Background and Reference Checks" seminar on May 12 in Brunswick.
Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel announced Wednesday the university's intent to kick-off a major capital fundraising campaign to fund continued growth and advancements in the college's quality of education.