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Ports to add 24 cranes

The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved Monday $86.5 million to purchase four new ship-to-shore cranes and 20 new rubber-tired gantry cranes used to handle containers at Garden City Terminal.

May 19, 2014 | Staff report | Business

Veteran training programs coming to Coastal Georgia

Georgia Workforce Development, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, has announced four new veteran training programs in Coastal Georgia, launched by Coastal Workforce Services.

May 16, 2014 | Staff report | Business

State jobless rate holds steady

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April was 7.0 percent, unchanged from March. However, the rate was significantly lower than in April a year ago when it was 8.3 percent.

May 16, 2014 | Staff report | Business

Sale of KAF parent company won’t affect settlements

The recently announced sale of its parent company will not affect a Screven County textile company's compliance with permit and testing mandates.

May 15, 2014 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Business

International Paper recruiting workers on Wednesday

The Georgia Department of Labor will help the International Paper Company recruit production workers for its facility in Savannah. The company manufactures paper and packaging products.

May 12, 2014 | Staff report | Business

IDA weighs proposal for planning help

The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is weighing a proposal on economic and infrastructure services for its Research Forest Tract.

May 08, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Business

Medient enters pact for Asian markets

Medient Studios, Inc., has announced it has entered into a joint venture with Tarantella Pictures. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will jointly develop, finance, produce and distribute content for the Chinese and other Far East Asian markets, as part of the Medient's strategy to create a content and distribution pipeline for diversified audiences worldwide.

May 08, 2014 | Staff report | Business

State Chamber releases legislators’ scorecards

The Georgia Chamber has released its 2014 Legislative Scorecard, providing grades for members of the General Assembly based on their votes on certain pro-business measures considered during this year's session.

May 05, 2014 | Staff report | Business

A family affair of a ribbon cutting

Family Affair Restaurant on Highway 21 in Rincon hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate its grand opening.

May 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Business

What you should know about debt collectors

By BILL GEPHARDT, Deseret News

May 04, 2014 | Staff Report | Business

Honda to import cars at Brunswick port facility

The Georgia Ports Authority has won new import business from Honda.

May 01, 2014 | Staff report | Business

Manufacturing program hires new regional manager

The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP), an outreach program of the Georgia Institute of Technology, has hired Ben Cheeks as coastal region manager.

May 01, 2014 | Staff report | Business

Effingham GFB named agency of the year

Effingham County Farm Bureau was recently awarded as the District 7 agency of the year for large agency.

April 28, 2014 | Staff report | Business

Gnann’s Fix-It celebrates 50 years

The nature of the business has changed to a degree, but the name has never wavered.

April 24, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Business

In honor of Earth Day, GPA restores wetlands

The Georgia Ports Authority celebrated Earth Day by unveiling nearly 14 acres of recently-created wetlands. The two-and-a-half-year, $3.7 million project treats 100 million gallons of water annually and creates natural wildlife habitat in the heart of the nation's fourth- busiest container terminal.

April 24, 2014 | Staff report | Business

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State jobless rate falls to 5.7 percent

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in October was 5.7 percent, down one-tenth of ...

November 24, 2015 | Staff report | Business

DOL to help with recruiting at Caesarstone facility

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Caesarstone Technologies USA recruit up to 45 employees for its manufacturing facility in Richmond Hill on ...

November 24, 2015 | Staff report | Business

Moon River adds film production chief, head of film packaging

FONU2, Inc. and Mass Hysteria Entertainment Company, Inc. announced that Daniel Grodnik, Mass Hysteria's CEO, has taken on the additional responsibility as the head ...

November 24, 2015 | Staff report | Business

Start your own investment ‘traditions’

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. And like all holidays, this one has plenty of traditions, such as Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (started in ...

November 24, 2015 | By Ryan Waters | Business

Studio, Marshall cancel plans for films

Moon River Studios' agreement with director Penny Marshall for two films has been shelved, according to information the company provided to the Securities and Exchange ...

November 10, 2015 | Staff report | Business

Labor department sponsoring veterans job fair

ATLANTA-A career expo for veterans featuring more than 30 employers offering more than 600 jobs will be held next week in Savannah.

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Business

State ranked No. 1 for doing business

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that Georgia has been named the No. 1 state in the nation in which to do business for the third ...

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Business

Membership on the rise in Effingham County Farm Bureau

Georgia Farm Bureau expanded its overall membership in fiscal year 2015, the first time in nine years the organization has experienced membership growth. Statewide GFB ...

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Business

There’s no big business like show business

Having a movie shot on location may bring with it some inconveniences, but state and local officials agree that it's worth the headaches.

November 04, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Business

Kroger aims to open fuel center this month

The first section of the proposed new Kroger development could open this month, Rincon City Council officials learned.

November 04, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Business

Moon River’s ‘Yellow’ gets nearer to release date

The critically-acclaimed film "Yellow" now has a distributor to put the movie on screens.

November 04, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Business

Effingham jobless rate falls to 4.9 percent

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced last Thursday that the unemployment rate in Effingham County for September was 4.9 percent, down from 5 ...

October 28, 2015 | Staff report | Business

IDA, studio agree to drastically revised deal

The once grandiose plans for a massive movie studio complex in Effingham County appear to be getting a drastic cut.

October 27, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Business

IDA approves deal with cold storage firm on I-16 south tract

The Effingham Industrial Development Authority has agreed to a land sale with a cold storage operation that hopes to start quickly.

October 27, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Business

Chamber Lunch ‘n Learn will be action on movie making

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announced its next Chamber Lunch 'n Learn business meeting which will be held Oct. 28 from 11:30 a.m ...

October 21, 2015 | Staff report | Business

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