Reginald Gainey has been hired as vice president – director of information technology for Atlantic Southern Bank.
SAVANNAH - The YMCA of Coastal Georgia, Inc. is one of three YMCAs in Georgia to receive funding from The Goizueta Foundation to support early childhood programming for Hispanic communities.
This week, we'll be observing the Fourth of July. But at some point in your life, you'll want to celebrate another type of Independence Day - Financial Independence Day. When will it occur? It's up to you. Here are a few suggestions for speeding it along:
A two hour evening workshop entitled "Managing Your Cash Flow" will be held for new and existing small businesses on July 17 and will begin at 6 p.m. It will be held at the Small Business Assistance Center, 111 East Liberty St, Savannah and will be conducted by The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center.
We love lists. We want to know the 10 best pizza places in town and the 10 worst dressed celebrities at the Oscars. We long to find the top 10 movies of the year and the 10 most popular songs of the century. We want to know about the richest people in the country and the cheapest brunches in our city. In short, the list of lists could go on for a long time, but there's always room for one more - so let's look at the Top Five Reasons to Invest.
Like government at every level, the U.S. Small Business Administration was overwhelmed in the aftermath of the 2005 Gulf Coast hurricanes, which required loan approvals twice as high, in dollar terms, than the next largest disaster in agency history.
ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that federal disaster loans are available to small businesses located in all Georgia counties except Clay County as a result of damages and losses to crops caused by record setting cold temperatures and freezing conditions that occurred April 6-9.
If you're a woman, you have to be actively involved in your financial preparations for retirement - and that's true whether you're single or married. As a woman, you have at least two special considerations associated with your retirement planning:
A workshop entitled "Creating Financial Projections" will be held June 19, from 6-8 p.m. in the Small Business Assistance Center Conference Room at 111 E. Liberty Street in Savannah. The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is sponsoring this class.
Faithful Cuts, formerly Callaway & Co. Hair Salon, has a new name. Owner Renee Morgan announced their company name change. Faithful Cuts specializes in styles and cuts, along with perms and color. They now offer make-overs, wigs and hair pieces.
Hyundai Steel, in Chungnam, South Korea, has selected Temcor as the preferred vendor for a $16.8 million project covering two 130 meter iron ore blending tanks and three 120 meter iron ore storage tanks.
Last year, Internet search engines generated more than $6 billion in advertising revenue. What if even a fraction of that money went towards organizations trying to make the world a better place?
John Mark Counts, vice president of AgSouth Farm Credit in Sylvania, recently announced that Kendra Z. Durrence (formerly Kendra Zittrouer) has joined AgSouth Mortgages, a subsidiary of AgSouth Farm Credit.
It's that time of year when students from across the country graduate from college. If you're one of them, you'll be anticipating a new chapter in your life. And that means you'll have to do your homework on a very important topic: your financial situation. It's one subject in which you'll definitely want to earn a passing grade.
Medient Studios, Inc., announced it will be producing "Kickback," an espionage thriller inspired by real events in Russia.
The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo - a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.
The Georgia Department of Economic Development announced that the Governor's Office of Workforce Development has been repositioned under the umbrella of GDEcD as the new Workforce Division. This streamlined structure is intended to ensure that the state's workforce development efforts are aligned with the economic realities of the marketplace and what businesses need to succeed in Georgia.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that the Georgia Department of Economic Development has been selected to receive the Presidential "E Star" Award for excellence in providing export programs and services.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is gearing up to host an Effingham County job fair April 15 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Effingham College and Career Academy at 2940 Highway 21 N., Rincon.
Armstrong Atlantic State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy expanded rapidly during the fourth quarter of 2013 and should continue to experience significant growth throughout 2014.
Customers in Effingham and two neighboring counties will receive nearly $382,000 from AgSouth Farm Credit's record earnings in 2013.
A little more of the world visited Effingham County on Thursday.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia region decreased to 7.2 percent in February, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 7.5 percent in January. The rate was 8.6 percent in February a year ago.
A massive studio project planned for Effingham County has settled on a general contractor and has picked a construction start date.
Mary B. Pizzino has been named the chief information officer of the Effingham Health System.
The $35 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor's signature.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 7.1 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.3 percent in January. The rate was 8.5 percent in February a year ago.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce celebrated ribbon cuttings for Howard Family Dental and That Dress.
Ameris Bancorp, the parent company of Ameris Bank, announces the acquisition of The Coastal Bank (Coastal Bankshares, Inc), scheduled to close in the third quarter of 2014. Once this merger is finalized, Ameris Bank will be the largest community bank on the Georgia coast.