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Forever stamps in high demand as postal rate change nears

WASHINGTON-Demand for the Forever Stamp continues to increase as the May 12 stamp price change approaches.

May 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Chamber to host small business success series

A series of three seminars entitled "Small Business Success Series" will be held on Tuesday evenings during the month of May at the Effingham Chamber of Commerce in an effort to enhance existing businesses and help entrepreneurs succeed.

May 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Seminar will cover state employment laws

STATESBORO - Business owners, managers and human resource personnel are invited to attend a legal seminar in Savannah that will help them stay on the right side of the state's compensation and discrimination laws.

May 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Seminar to focus on background checks

STATESBORO - Business managers and human resource personnel are invited to attend a seminar in Brunswick entitled "Best Practices in Running Background and Reference Checks."

May 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Faithful Cuts celebrates anniversary

Faithful Cuts Salon celebrates its one-year anniversary during May. They are announcing their new hours: Tuesday and Thursdays are 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Wednesdays are 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and Fridays are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. They are now open Saturdays from 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

May 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Chamber speaker to stress ‘entrepreneurial’ approach to business for communities

Communities need to be 'entrepreneurial' in their approach to business and Economic Development, according to Myrna Ballard, president and CEO of the Valdosta–Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce.

May 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Has anyone noticed that gas is getting expensive?

A few days ago I was driving to Tallahassee, Fla., for my sister's graduation when something interesting happened. I stopped to get gas. Now, I've never seen pumping gas as an exciting activity, but I did find it interesting when my wife said, "Wow. Gas is only $3.52 a gallon." My wife, it seems, is quite an optimist. Because gas was a few cents less per gallon where we stopped than it was at the previous exit, she saw that as a deal.

May 22, 2008 | Jeff Hupman Guest Columnist | Business


Starting a business workshop to be held in May

Two workshops entitled "Thinking of Starting A Business" will be held during the month of May from 6-8:30 p.m. They will take place on Thursday evenings May 8 and May 22 in the conference room of the Small Business Assistance Center, 111 East Liberty St. in Savannah.

May 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Chamber to offer small business success series

"When the low hanging fruit is gone and new business is harder and harder to find, Small Business owners need to be more resourceful and get creative," said Scott Hinson, owner of Hinson's Georgia Market in Rincon and chair of the Effingham County Chamber's Small Business Council.

May 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Choo Choo Build-It Mart pays tribute to tops in sales

VNS Corporation honored the Pro Sales Force for Choo Choo Build-It Mart and Wholesale Building Products at its 20th Annual Pro Sales Banquet on April 17 in Vidalia.

May 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Hill named vice president of Georgia Power's coastal region

The Georgia Power board of directors elected Cathy Hill vice president of Georgia Power's coastal region. Hill replaces Craig Barrs, who was named vice president of governmental and regulatory affairs for the utility.

May 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Marchese hands out awards

May 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


SBDC sponsoring QuickBooks seminar

A series of four workshops entitled "Automating Your Bookkeeping with QuickBooks" will be held during the month of May.

May 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Bevenour named new Edward Jones representative at Rincon office

Frank Bevenour has been named to take over the local Edward Jones office located at 800 Towne Parke, Suite 300B. Bevenour transferred to Rincon from an Edward Jones office in Okatie, S.C.

May 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


'I own what?'

Have you ever thought about what types of companies you own in your investment portfolio?

May 15, 2008 | Jeff Hupman Guest Columnist | Business


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GPA approves budget, including Jasper port backing

The Georgia Ports Authority has approved its fiscal year 2017 budget, including $116 million for capital infrastructure improvements. The funds will cover 15 projects, including ...

May 26, 2016 | Staff report | Business


Don’t keep family in the dark about plans

You might work diligently at building a financial roadmap for your retirement years and a comprehensive estate plan. But you can't just create these ...

May 25, 2016 | By Ryan Waters | Business


State jobless rate stays at 5.5 percent

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in April was 5.5 percent, unchanged from ...

May 25, 2016 | Staff report | Business


Morgan retires at Effingham Health System

Norma Jean Morgan, the chief executive officer of Effingham Health System, has retired effective immediately.

May 25, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


Hospital shakes up administrative staff

As the Effingham Health System begins changes in the services offered, there also now are changes among the organization's top management.

May 25, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


IDA hitting a busy stretch

It's been the busiest period for the Effingham Industrial Development Authority that John Henry can remember in his 11 years there.

May 25, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


Chamber job fair set for Wednesday

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is gearing up to host a job fair on May 25 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the ...

May 19, 2016 | Staff report | Business


State jobless rate stays at 5.5 percent

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in April was 5.5 percent, unchanged from ...

May 19, 2016 | Staff report | Business


Kroger to hold job fair

The Kroger at 461 South Columbia Ave. will be hosting a job fair at the Kroger Marketplace store Saturday to fill an immediate need for ...

May 11, 2016 | Staff report | Business


ACHCA names Morgan an Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award winner

The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) has named Norma Morgan, CNHA, FACHCA, administrator of Effingham Extended Care Facility in Springfield, as a 2016 ...

May 11, 2016 | Staff report | Business


Can you make your investments less ‘taxing’?

Tax Freedom Day, which typically occurs in late April, according to the Tax Foundation, is the day when the nation as a whole has earned ...

May 04, 2016 | By Ryan Waters | Business


Cold storage project gets $400K in state help

ATLANTA-House Majority Leader Jon Burns (R-Newington), state Rep. Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon), and state Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) announced that the Effingham County Industrial Development ...

May 03, 2016 | Staff report | Business


Curtain falls on Effingham studioplex project

The ambitious plans for a massive movie studio complex in Effingham County are now on the cutting room floor.

April 26, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


Parker's celebrating 40 years of business

The original plan for Greg Parker was to go to law school. Running a convenience store and then building one of the most successful convenience ...

April 24, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


State jobless rate rises to 5.5 percent

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March was 5.5 percent, up one-tenth of a ...

April 14, 2016 | Staff report | Business


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