Erin Kennedy was presented with the National Association of Insurance Women (NAIW) NYC Chapter's Helen M. Garvin Enterprising Achiever award.
Effingham Hospital and Care Center employees celebrated National Hospital and Care Center Week by showing their support for Effingham Hospital's modernization and expansion plans.
A new restaurant is getting ready to open in Rincon and it's going to be a large one. Dakota's Grille and Spirits is opening in the former location of T-Bones on Highway 21. Restaurant manager Robert Henson said the restaurant will hold about 175 people and will feature a separate banquet room that can accommodate 50.
Georgia Power has scheduled its next round of outages and upgrades for next week. On Tuesday, the following areas will experience an outage beginning at 9 a.m. and lasting up to eight hours: • Clyo-Kildare Road from west of Porters Landing Road to east of Taylor Chapel Road • Includes Porters Landing Road, Dyals Landing Road, Mount Pleasant Road and Taylors Chapel Road. The alternate date will be Wednesday. On June 2, the following areas ...
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ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah declined to 8.3 percent in April, down five-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.8 percent in March. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the metro area decreased to 14,618 down 806 from 15,424 in March.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced Wednesday the results of a study that confirms Georgia's deepwater ports continue to be one of the state's strongest economic engines, fostering the development of virtually every industry.
Springfield law firm Ratchford and Rafter was named the Effingham County Small Business of the Year at the Effingham Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Summit on Tuesday.
Georgia Power's next round of outages and upgrades will take place May 24-28. The outage times will vary by customer. A door knocker will describe the specific day and duration of the outages.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.4 percent in April, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10.5 percent in March. The April jobless rate was up 1.2 percentage points from 9.2 percent at this same time last year. This is the 31st consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national rate, which is now 9.9 percent.
Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced Monday that the GPA experienced 25.6 percent container growth in April and has recorded five consecutive months of double-digit growth through its ports.
Georgia Power's outages and upgrades will continue Monday, beginning at 9 a.m. and lasting up to eight hours.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce welcomed La Dee Da, a children's clothing and accessories shop. The store, at 201 N. Columbia Ave., opened in October and is operated by Julie Lanham and her mother Simone Curry. The store also carries many items made by local mothers such as hair bows, diaper bags by Polka Dot Lady, tutu's, diaper cakes and much more. The store, which is across from the Curiosity Shop, is open Tuesday-Friday from ...
Pamela Poole, Executive Director of USDA's Effingham-Bryan-Chatham County Farm Service Agency reminds farmers of the approaching deadline to enroll eligible farms into the 2010 Direct and Counter Cyclical Payments Program or DCP.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce will host its 2nd Annual Small Business Summit on May 18 from 11 a.m.-4:15 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express Conference Center in Port Wentworth.
ATLANTA-The Port of Savannah's long-anticipated "last mile" project - the Jimmy Deloach (Parkway) Connector - moved closer to reality Friday as the Georgia Department of Transportation awarded a $73 million contract for its construction.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announces its annual Eggs and Issues Breakfast, scheduled for Dec. 8 at 7:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Rincon.
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.