Two workshops entitled "Starting a Business" will be held on Feb. 11 and 25. Each is a three-hour class that begins at 6 p.m.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area rose to 8.4 percent in December, up four-tenths of one percentage point from a revised 8.0 percent in November.
SAVANNAH-Condé Nast Traveler recently featured the Mansion on Forsyth Park, a luxury hotel in Savannah, on the magazine's annual Gold List, which appears in the January 2010 issue. This marks the fifth consecutive year that the Mansion on Forsyth Park has been included on this elite list of top international properties.
Human resource personnel can take their next career step through Georgia Southern University's spring-semester professional development course, a Continuing Education class at the Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah.
Lakeview Manor marked its 20th anniversary with an open house and a ribbon cutting to show off its new addition Sunday afternoon.
Durden Consulting Services, LLC, is moving its office to Effingham County. Its new location will be 5910 Highway 21 South, Unit 6, in Rincon. They will host an open house Jan. 11 from noon-2 p.m. Durden Consulting Services is a CORE provider offering an array of services, including individual and family therapy and case management. For more information, visit the Web site www.Durdenconsulting.com or call (912) 988-3649.
Goody's department store is set to reopen as the anchor of the Fort Howard Square shopping center during March, about a year after shutting its doors.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a seminar on QuickBooks. The seminar will be held Jan. 15 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Effingham County Board of Education computer lab at 405 N. Ash St. in Springfield.
Lakeview Manor is marking its 20th year of operation with another step forward. Lamar Allen, co-owner and operator, is preparing for an open house and ribbon cutting to be held Jan. 3 at the Springfield retirement home. "We're the only assisted living center in the county," he said. Lakeview Manor opened in November 1989 with 12 beds and added five more in 1994. Four independent units were added in 2006 and six more assisted living ...
The Effingham Hospital Board of Trustees received the audit on their fiscal year 2009 from certified public accountant Jim L. Creamer Sr. of Draffin and Tucker.
The national economy may be slow, but the local economy is picking up for Springfield. On Laurel Street, another local business, 1st Storage and U-Haul, is breaking ground for a new building. This is a good sign for Springfield, said City Councilman Butch Kieffer. 1st Storage and U-Haul (originally know as Springfield Self Storage) is adding approximately 5,000 square feet of climate-controlled storage to its current compliment of non-climate controlled storage. "Because of the ...
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area declined to 8.0 percent in November, down three-tenths of one percentage point from revised October figures.
Effingham Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors helped Charlene Kilgore open her family hair care salon, Cuttin' Up, located near the new Harvey's in Springfield. The shop will be staffed by owner, Kilgore along with Shannon Williams, Amy Morgan Sanders and Danielle Stone.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce wrapped up its annual holiday shopping tour in Rincon on Dec. 11. The event was held to spur local sales during the Christmas shopping season and started in Springfield on Dec. 5. Merchants throughout both cities offered discounts for those taking part.
June Burke-Forehand will retire from the Statesboro office of USDA Rural Development on Dec. 31, with 23 years of service.
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.
Gov. Nathan Deal, Curtis Foltz, GPA's Executive Director, Panama Canal Authority Administrator Alberto Alemán Zubieta and business leaders gathered Wednesday for a panel discussion in Savannah. The leaders spoke about the ports' impact on jobs and commerce, their importance to the Southeast's economic future and the need to deepen the Port of Savannah.
As general manager of the dealership, Tommy Arden doesn't want anybody to fret over the letters and iconic Chevrolet symbol having been pulled down from Fuller Chevrolet's façade. In fact, it represents a change in the appearance of the longtime Effingham County business.
ATLANTA-The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division has identified significant violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and has obtained remedies for them at 28 Huddle House restaurants in Georgia, Missouri and West Virginia.
ATLANTA-Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.3 percent in September, its highest level since January.
Spine & Sport, a local, privately owned physical therapy and personal training company, has made the list of "Inc. Magazine's" 500|5,000 list of fastest growing companies in America for the third consecutive year.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announces plans for this year's 17th Annual Chamber Holiday Classic and Business Expo on Nov. 20 from noon to 4 p.m. at Effingham County High School.