The Effingham Chamber of Commerce has hired Rick Lott as its new marketing and events director.
Effingham County commissioners have been given a copy of a feasibility study draft on Effingham Hospital's modernization and expansion plans, a draft that has hospital officials beaming.
Georgia Power will conduct one outage next week as part of its transmission upgrades. The outage will take place May 12 and will start at 9 a.m. It will last up to eight hours. The affected areas are: Stillwell-Clyo Road from Wilson Road to Benjamin Gnann Road; Benjamin Gnann Road from Stillwell-Clyo Road to the river; Kieffer Road from Benjamin Gnann Road to south of Bethany Road. Residential customers with questions may call 1-888-660-5890. Business ...
Georgia Power will resume its schedule of planned outages and upgrades next week. For the week of May 3-7, the outage time will vary per customer. Georgia Power will place door knockers to specify the day and duration of the outages. The affected areas will be Highway 119 from Early Street to just south of Berryville Road; Mock Road from Highway 119 to south of Eagle Point subdivision; and Spring Hill Farms. Another outage is ...
Dr. Joey L. Christmas will be joining the Effingham Hospital medical staff and begin seeing patients on July 1.
Even before the scissors sliced through the ribbon, the One Stop Center at the Effingham County annex was in use.
Troy Lamar Allen from New York Life of Macon and the Grant Financial Group in Milledgeville has received the Rookie of the Year Award, a company award that recognizes agents who achieve case rate milestones in their first year of employment.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah declined to 8.8 percent in March, down four-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.2 percent in February.
The Effingham County One-Stop Center will have a grand opening Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
The flagship that the Effingham Industrial Development Authority long sought for its tract at Highways 275 and 21 made quite a splash Monday morning.
After peering into a financial and economic chasm, the U.S. is beginning a slow climb back out of its predicament, Effingham Chamber of Commerce members learned Wednesday morning.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to a record 10.6 percent in March, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.5 percent reported in February. The March jobless rate was up 1.6 percentage points from 9.0 percent at this same time last year.
With Georgia Power's outages and upgrades scheduled for Monday for Towne Park East, the offices of the Effingham Herald will be closed. Normal Herald office hours and operations are expected to resume Tuesday morning.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Tuesday that net revenue collections for the month of March 2010 (FY 2010) totaled $998,239,000 compared to $987,986,000 for March 2009 (FY09), an increase of $10,523,000 or 1.0 percent. This is the first monthly increase in revenues since November 2008.
A free seminar entitled "Is Franchise Business Ownership Right for You?" will be presented April 12 in the conference room of the Small Business Resource Center, 111 East Liberty St. Savannah.
Members of the Effingham Industrial Development Authority have given CEO John Henry a positive evaluation and renewed his contract.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced Monday that the preliminary unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area decreased to 9.5 percent in October, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 9.8 percent in September. The jobless rate in the Coastal Georgia area in October a year ago was 9.3 percent.
Verizon Wireless has announced that it is expanding the world's first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Savannah on Dec. 15. As of November 17, Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network is available in 179 markets across the country and supports 16 4G LTE-enabled devices.
From his office overlooking the vast parking lot at Georgia-Pacific's Savannah River Mill, Kelly Wolff has the job he's always wanted.
Schnitzel Shack has become a welcome addition to the Effingham County community.
Business at the Savannah ports continues to be strong, Effingham Industrial Development Authority members learned Thursday morning, and ports officials expect the growth to continue.
AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Bill Spigener recently announced that the customer-owned cooperative had net earnings of $9.3 million during the third quarter of 2011. Year-to-date earnings total nearly $26.4 million and were below 2010 earnings by approximately $3 million.
The doors of the old Snooks grocery store will open again Nov. 15 and customers are expected to file in, hoping for good deals.
ALBANY-Heritage Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HBOS), the holding company for HeritageBank of the South, announced unaudited financial results for the quarter ending Sept. 30. Key aspects of the Company's results for the third quarter of 2011 include:
The Coastal Bank has launched a community-wide initiative to raise money for the USO's Operation Phone Home, which provides pre-paid phone cards to deployed military personnel to call loved ones while away from their families this holiday season.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced today the ports saw a growth rate of 5.0 percent in the first quarter of FY2012, moving 6.5 million tons of freight. Over the same period in FY2011, the port moved 6.2 million tons of cargo.
The annual Local Industry Appreciation golf outing was held last Friday at Lost Plantation Golf Course.
Business is soaring at Gulfstream Aerospace, and along with it, so is its employment rolls.
Effingham Eye Care and Optical opened its new home on Highway 21 South recently as Drs. Kerry and Sarah Freeman cut the ribbon on their new building.
The Coastal Bank announces the hire of Jamie DeLoach as branch manager at the Rincon office.