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.
A workshop entitled "Starting a Business" will be held on Aug. 18. It is a three hour class that begins at 6 p.m.
Karen Tanksley, publisher of the Effingham Herald, presented Effingham County Chamber President Brooke Graham with a check for more than $1,200 to the Chamber last week.
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the Georgia Ports Authority, which owns and operates the Port of Savannah, renewed their ties Wednesday with the signing of a memorandum of understanding. The MOU, renewable for five years, was first signed in July 2003 and aims to unify efforts to encourage mutual economic benefits.
ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah increased to 9.5 percent in June, up 1.0 percent from a revised 8.5 percent in May. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in June a year ago was 8.8 percent.
Hobby Stripling, state executive director of Georgia's USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), reminds producers of the need for insurance coverage for crops in order to be eligible for the agency's disaster assistance programs. Producers must purchase at least catastrophic (CAT) level of insurance for all insurable crops and/or FSA's Noninsured Crop Assistance Program (NAP) coverage for non insurable crops to be eligible.
The Coastal Bank has been officially approved for two new mortgage loan and down payment assistance programs specifically designed to help low to moderate income mortgage customers.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced Monday that the GPA handled more than 2.9 million TEUs (20-foot Equivalent Unit containers) at the Port of Savannah, more than 465,000 automobiles and machinery units at the Port of Brunswick and nearly 2.2 million breakbulk tons for all terminals in fiscal year 2011 (July 1, 2010-June 30, 2011).
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is issuing a call for all area vendors interested in participating in this year's Effingham Oktoberfest to apply now.
A workshop entitled "Starting a Business" will be held July 21. It is a three-hour class that begins at 6 p.m.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, will host a one-day "Construction Quality Management for Contractors" course on Aug. 17.
Being back on Laurel Street in downtown Springfield is a welcome sight for Steve Harrell.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that domestic and international visitors spent $21 billion in Georgia in 2010, up 8.3 percent from 2009, according to the U.S. Travel Association.
The 2011 Leadership Effingham Class finished their year by presenting class group projects June 30 in the County Commission meeting room in Springfield.
To enjoy a comfortable retirement lifestyle, you'll need to have adequate financial resources in place. And that means you must plan for the expected - but prepare for the unexpected.