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.
Gulfstream Aerospace has appointed Anthony Beck manager of airworthiness and certification. In this position, he will be responsible for all airworthiness and certification activities related to aircraft certification programs.
SAVANNAH - For students looking to build a career in the thriving aerospace industry, Savannah Technical College and Savannah Air Center have partnered to offer guaranteed interviews to students who successfully complete one of three industry-specific certification programs beginning in July.
Women working in business finally have a group that is just for them in Effingham County.
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 most important of those issues is your joint financial situation.
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.
The nature of the business has changed to a degree, but the name has never wavered.
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.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Effingham County's preliminary unemployment rate for March was 5.6 percent, down from 5.8 percent in February and down from 6.4 percent in March 2013.
The plans for the largest movie studio complex in North America took a small but necessary step Wednesday evening.
World Trade Center Savannah announced Monday that the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority has become a founding investor partner.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal presented Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation with the Georgia Manufacturer of the Year award in the large company category. A large company is considered to have more than 500 employees.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 7.0 percent in March, the lowest rate since September 2008 when it was 6.8 percent. The rate was 7.1 percent in February and 8.4 percent in March a year ago.
The past four months have been frustrating for Katie Waldhour.
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.