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April 19, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Business


Piggly Wiggly donates $38K to Imperial Sugar relief

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co. announced that they will donate nearly $38,000 raised through their "Sugar Refinery Family Support Fund" to the individuals and families of those affected by the devastating fire at the Imperial Sugar Co. refinery in Port Wentworth on Feb. 7.

April 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


How you can keep your business 'all in the family'

If you own a small business, you've got a lot to think about: attracting customers, holding down expenses, keeping up with trends and competitors - the list goes on and on. In short, you do everything possible to make sure your business can support your family. But if you want to keep the business in the family after you're gone, you'll need to prepare a strategy - and the sooner you start, the better.

April 17, 2008 | Jeff Hupman Guest Columnist | Business


Gulfstream donates testing equipment to GSU

Georgia Southern University's Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology in the Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology (COST) has received a donation of testing equipment from Gulfstream, the world's premier manufacturer of business jets.

April 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


GSU offers 'MBA in the City'

STATESBORO - Interested in earning your MBA? Working full time, managing a family or just cannot travel to a major University to get it?

April 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Lattimore to discuss market changes at Chamber breakfast

In the wake of profound changes in the lending industry and national trends in real estate, how are market forces affecting Effingham County and the Coastal Georgia area?

April 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


What can investors learn from gardeners?

Spring is here. If you're a gardener, you know it will soon be time for you to put in your flowers or vegetables. But even if you don't have a green thumb, you can still take advantage of the season by "planting the seeds" for the growth of another valuable piece of property - your investment portfolio.

April 10, 2008 | Jeff Hupman Guest Columnist | Business


Farmers to get grant workshop

A free grant workshop for farmers is being offered on Thursday from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Bulloch Agribusiness Center, 151 Langston Chapel Rd. in Statesboro. One-on-one help with completing an application will be available after the workshop.

April 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Perdue awards entrepreneur friendly designation

Representatives of the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce were on hand at the March 7 meeting of the OneGeorgia Authority in Hawkinsville to receive special recognition from Gov. Sonny Perdue. The governor announced that Effingham County has been officially designated as an "Entrepreneur Friendly Community."

April 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


IRS free file available to nonfilers needing a return for stimulus payment

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Internal Revenue Service announced that individuals who normally do not file a tax return but must do so this year in order to receive their 2008 economic stimulus payment can now use the IRS Free File program to help them file returns for 2007.

April 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Smart moves can help women achieve their financial goals

All of us face challenges in our efforts to achieve our long-term financial goals, such as a comfortable retirement. But if you're a woman, the unfortunate truth is that you may have more hurdles to overcome than a man. However, knowledge is power, and as long as you are aware of what you are up against, you can take steps to boost your chances for success.

April 03, 2008 | Jeff Hupman Guest Columnist | Business


Business seminar will focus on Fair Labor Standards Act

Human resource professionals, supervisors and other business leaders are invited to attend a seminar in Savannah that will focus on "Recent Developments in the Fair Labor Standards Act."

April 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


State offers new Web info on elections

Secretary of State Karen Handel announced the launch of two new Web site resources, an elections update mailing list and an RSS feed. These resources will help Georgians stay informed about important election dates and deadlines, and the latest information from the agency's seven divisions.

April 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


SBA online course can help land government contracts

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Small Business Administration this week launched its latest free online course, Business Opportunities: A Guide to Winning Federal Contracts. The instructional, self-paced guide is easy to follow and available on SBA's Web site at www.sba.gov/training.

March 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Ag Department's International Trade Office honored

The Georgia Department of Agriculture's International Trade Office is to be honored by the Southern U.S. Trade Association this month for its work with the Association's Market Access Program.

March 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


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Work plugs along as studio waits on master plan approval

It will be an extra four weeks for the Moon River Studios' master plan to perhaps meet the Effingham County commissioners' approval, but the chairman of the company's board doesn't believe that will slow much down.

June 30, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


FONU2 launches new site for company, studio

FONU2, Inc has announced the launch of its new Web site. The Web site www.fonu2.com is intended to provide greater visibility and information to all of the company's stakeholders.

June 30, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Armstrong center's report: Local economy surging

Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-metro economy is experiencing impressive growth even as the rest of the nation struggles. Positive gains were led by expansion in port activity, electricity sales, tourism, retail sales and overall employment growth.

June 30, 2015 | Staff report | Business


All-time high in volume, tonnage for Georgia Ports

The Georgia Ports Authority set all-time records for both container volumes and total tonnage in May with strong growth across several key business sectors.

June 30, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Walters re-elected as GPA chairman

The board of directors of the Georgia Ports Authority has re-elected James A. Walters of Gainesville to serve as chairman.

June 30, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Effingham jobless rate rises to 5.3 percent

The Georgia Department of Labor announced that unemployment in Effingham County was 5.3 percent in May, up from April's figure of 4.9 percent.

June 30, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Effingham Health System's Morgan to lead GCHA board

Georgia Health Care Association members have elected Norma Jean Morgan, chief executive officer of the Effingham Health System, as chair of the GHCA board of directors. Morgan will provide guidance and direction to the association that represents long term and post-acute care providers serving communities throughout the state of Georgia.

June 23, 2015 | Staff report | Business


IDA to help STC manufacturing expansion gear up

SAVANNAH-At its May meeting, the Effingham Industrial Development Authority voted to support the expansion of workforce development training with the construction of a precision manufacturing lab at the Effingham Campus of Savannah Technical College.

June 02, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Effingham jobless rate falls to 4.9 percent

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced that Effingham County's unemployment rate for April was 4.9 percent, down from 5.1 percent in March.

June 02, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Scarbrough to lead studio’s social media

FONU2, Inc. announced that Lisa Scarbrough has joined Moon River Studios as vice president of social media.

June 02, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Moon River parent company to seek EB-5 financing

FONU2, Inc. has announced that it has engaged Lexden Capital, LLC to advise and manage EB-5 financing for the benefit of the company's construction of sound stages, offices, and film support services on its 1,560 acre property in Effingham County.

June 02, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Corps commander discusses harbor deepening work

Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Port of Savannah on Thursday for an update on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.

June 02, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Corps commander, Ports chief update harbor deepening progress

Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Port of Savannah on Thursday for an update on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.

May 28, 2015 | Staff report | Business


ACHCA names Morgan recipient of Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award

ALEXANDRIA, VA-The American College of Health Care Administrators named Norma Jean Morgan, CNHA, FACHCA, administrator of Effingham Extended Care Facility in Springfield as a 2015 recipient of the ACHCA Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. The award, named in memory of visionary ACHCA member Eli Pick, recognizes administrators whose teams have achieved dimensions of organizational quality that few others have been able to reach. Two hundred and fifty-seven administrators were awarded leadership awards nationally.

May 26, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Chamber job fair brings in crowd of employers, applicants

Jobseekers eagerly awaited the Effingham Chamber of Commerce's second annual job fair. So much so they were lined up well before the doors of the Effingham College and Career Academy opened.

May 19, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


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