Women working in business finally have a group that is just for them in Effingham County. Brooke Burns, owner of Burns Insurance Associates in Rincon, founded Effingham Women in Business at the start of this year. She describes it as a networking group. It also offers mentoring and education. The ladies range in age from their mid-20s on up. Anyone holding a leadership position in business and the non-profit sector is welcome to join. And ...
It's almost June, a popular month for weddings. If you're getting married this month, you have a lot to think about: a rehearsal, a ceremony, a reception, possibly a honeymoon. But most important of all, you've got the anticipation of starting a new life together. To help make that life a happy one, you and your new spouse will need to communicate with each other on all types of issues - and one of the ...
Rincon businesses and the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce helped welcome Effingham Chiropractic last week. Dr. Blair Martin of Hardeeville, S.C., has expanded his practice to include the Rincon location, where the team will be led by Dr. Angie Hummel. Ken Stoner of the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce presided over the presentation and ribbon cutting last Thursday. The first dollar was presented and support was shown to the expanding economic growth of Effingham County.
If you have young children or grandchildren, you may want to start investing for them - and you should. As you invest, however, you'll need to keep a couple of key dates in mind - because they can make a difference in your family's tax situation and your control of your child's or grandchild's assets.
A workshop entitled "Thinking of Starting a Business" will be held twice during the month of June. Each workshop is two and a half hours long and will begin at 6 p.m. They will take place on June 7 and 21 and will be held in the conference room of the Small Business Assistance Center, 111 East Liberty Street, Savannah.
Effingham County native Jamie DeLoach has joined the management training program at Citizens Bank, according to an announcement by Michael T. Lee, president and CEO. DeLoach previously served as a financial advisor at Wachovia Securities in Savannah.
None of us can predict the future, so if you want to make sure your family and other heirs receive what you want them to have, it's not too soon to do your estate planning. Trusts can be a key part of those plans. But under what circumstances might you need to establish a trust?
Lisa Mosley has been named manager of Citizens Bank's new office in Port Wentworth according to Michael T. Lee, president and chief executive officer. The office is scheduled to open in early summer at 7224 Highway 21.
D. C. Taylor Co., a commercial and industrial roofing contractor with offices in Atlanta, was a finalist for the National Roofing Contractors Association's Gold Circle Awards for outstanding workmanship on low-slope roofing systems.
VNS Corporation honored the Pro Sales Force for Choo Choo Build-It Mart and Wholesale Building Products at its 19th Annual Pro Sales Banquet on April 19 in Vidalia.
Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin is concerned about the effect of the drought on all of the state's crops, especially those already damaged and/or held up by the recent freeze.
ALBANY - In spite of generally depressed timber markets, Southern pulpwood prices have shown surprising strength in recent months, raising hopes that a supply glut resulting from a government tree-planting program two decades ago may be nearing an end.
Atlantic Southern Bank announces the promotion of three staff members: Daniel Robbins has been named senior vice president–retail operations. Robbins joined the bank in 2006 after completing a distinguished career in banking and technology. Stuart Pippin has been named banking officer. Pippin joined ASB in 2002 and currently serves as the bank's Mulberry Street branch manager. Ed Campbell has been promoted to senior vice president–human resources. Campbell has been with Atlantic Southern bank since 2004 ...
One of the reasons you invest in bonds - perhaps the main reason - is the interest payments you'll receive. So, naturally, you'd like these payments to be as large as possible. However, "chasing" high rates may not always work out in your favor. But when buying bonds, you can hardly go wrong when you look for quality.
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently introduced a new online training resource for budding entrepreneurs to provide the fundamentals of starting a small business. The Small Business Primer Strategies for Success online training is a free course designed to assist individuals who are thinking about starting a small business or who are in the early stages of running a business.
Georgia Ports Authority moved 2.4 million tons of cargo in April, a 4.7 percent increase - or 108,532 tons - over the same month a year ago.
Dollar General will have the grand opening Saturday at 8 a.m. for its new Rincon store at 114 South Columbia Ave.
The massive deal between a film studio and the Effingham Industrial Development Authority appears to be heading toward a groundbreaking later this year.
Representatives from the Effingham Industrial Development Authority are set to embark on a journey literally on the other side of the globe, with their sights on closing a potentially significant deal.
The House Hunters of Savannah Team with Coldwell Banker Intercoastal Realty, Alicia Howe and Stephanie Casey, was ranked one of the top 10 teams for the first quarter of 2013 in adjusted gross commission, selling units and total units in Georgia for the Coldwell Banker franchise system.
The Coastal Bank has promoted Chap Bennett to executive vice president of commercial real estate and specialty lending. In his new position, Bennett will lead the bank's mortgage company and construction lending department in addition to its structured finance services.
The Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center, the GDOL's Veterans Services Division and Savannah Technical College will sponsor the annual Southeast Georgia Career Expo, on May 16 from 1-5 p.m. in Savannah Tech's Eckburg Auditorium at 5717 White Bluff Road.
Dr. John Bennett kicked off his arrival to the area by appearing in the Stand Up for America Day parade in Port Wentworth. He joined the Effingham Family Medicine team last month, and said he is excited to be out and about meeting people from around the community.
Medient Studios, Inc., has announced strong revenues for 2012, and issued a shareholders letter as part of its annual report.
The film studio planning a massive studio and development project in Effingham County has entered into a partnership with a major production equipment supplier.
Effingham Health System announced that three of its primary practice locations have received designation by CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) as rural health clinics.
Dasher Insurance Agency has earned the Senior Partner designation from Grange Insurance, placing the agency in an elite group, for the 14th consecutive year.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce could be line to receive hotel and motel tax receipts from the county in order to foster tourism efforts.
What they will miss the most, more than anything else, David and Bonnie Gnann said, are their customers.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Savannah's unemployment rate declined to 7.4 percent in March, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 7.7 percent in February. The rate was 8.3 percent in March a year ago.