The Microtel Inn and Suites of Rincon marks its second anniversary with an open house and a rededication.
Harriet Konter, president of Konter Realty, is pleased to announce that Carolyn McMahan has joined the Konter Companies' team of sales associates. A resident of Effingham County for 11 years, she will specialize in the Guyton, Rincon and Springfield areas and represent Konter Quality Homes at their new Saddle Club community on Hodgeville Road.
Cotton States Insurance Agent Mark Czachowski of Rincon is now qualified to offer clients expanded financial planning and investment management services.
Large and mysterious packages have been arriving on the doorstep of Effingham Hospital's main medical campus at Springfield.
Effingham Hospital's System Leadership Team in coordination with Effingham Emergency Management and various emergency services conducted a mass casualty simulation disaster drill June 27. The Effingham EMS, Springfield Police Department and Effingham County Sheriff's Department participated in the simulation.
Kim Weaver has opened a new hair salon in Springfield. Weaver has been a hairdresser for 34 years. She is originally from Indiana and has been in Effingham County for three years. "Kim's Affordable Hair Salon" is located at 411 E. Second St. It is located in the building former known as Rosanne's Hair Salon. To contact Weaver, call 754-3280 or 429-5713 anytime. The salon is open Tuesday through Saturday and Monday by appointments only. ...
In the past few weeks we have looked at: 1) a broad overview of different kinds of investments and 2) no load mutual funds. This week we'll discuss in more detail how a discount brokerage firm works.
Healthcare Georgia Foundation has awarded a $398,000 grant to fund a trauma awareness campaign designed to educate Georgians about the need for a statewide trauma system and help keep the issue in the public eye.
Two workshops entitled "Thinking of Starting A Business" will be held this month.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area rose to a preliminary 4.9 percent in May, up five-tenths of one percent from a revised 4.4 percent in April.
Spine & Sport welcomes Tim Clemmons to the team. Clemmons is a new physical therapist at Spine & Sport.
Recently we looked at some of the differences between an online discount brokerage firm, a stock broker that charges a commission for each transaction, and a financial advisor that charges a flat percentage of the amount of money invested. This week we'll look at how one common type of investment, a no load mutual fund, works.
Spine and Sport welcomes Jen Nauta to the team. Nauta is Spine and Sport's AmeriSciences distribution officer. AmeriSciences is a manufacturer that offers the safest most effective wide range of health supplements on the market. Nauta's duty is to communicate with patients and the public about the benefits of nutritional supplementation.
Kelly's Tavern in Springfield hosted the Effingham Chamber of Commerce's business after hours on Thursday afternoon.
A Chinese firm that will open a facility in Effingham County is continuing to work on acquiring visas for its initial workforce, but the memorandum of understanding is still waiting action.
Charles Koppelman, chairman and CEO of CAK Entertainment Inc., has joined Medient Studios as vice chairman of the board of directors.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor has announced that metro Savannah's unemployment rate increased to 7.5 percent in October, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.3 percent in September. The rate was 8 percent in October a year ago.
The newest member of Medient Studios' corporate team knows something about the movie business and the Coastal Empire.
Just having a Web site may not be enough for business owners anymore.
State Rep. Jon Burns and Melissa Waller of Effingham Care Center visited about long-term care issues after the annual Veterans Day ceremony in Springfield.
The start for heavy construction at Medient Studios has been pushed back a few months, and CEO Manu Kumaran said the company is on the verge of another announcement.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 8.1 percent in October, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.3 percent in September. The rate was seven-tenths of a percentage point lower than 8.8 percent in October a year ago.
Wesley Corbitt from the City of Rincon and Forrest Floyd from the Effingham County Board of Commissioners graduated from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development's 2013 Region 12 multi-day training program.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce and Industrial Development Authority held the annual industry appreciation golf tournament recently at Lost Plantation Golf Club. This event is held every year as a way to say thank you to local industries for all they give back to Effingham County. The City of Springfield provided lunch and Rincon provided the soft drinks to an appreciative field of golfers.
The Savannah Area Chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management members were recognized and awarded for their programs as part of the "ERASE The Threat" series.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that Georgia's business climate has been named No. 1 in the nation by Site Selection magazine, one of the nation's top economic development trade publications.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) has kicked off an economic development tour of the 12th District. Barrow will visit with Chamber of Commerce and economic development authorities in counties throughout the district to discuss projects that will boost the local economies and create jobs.
EFACEC plant manager Carlos Carvalho was honored by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve after one of his employees nominated him.
Marie Livingstone has been named chief nursing officer at Effingham Health System.