Pattye Jones and Dawn Schneider from Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners' Rincon office have been awarded the Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP) designation.
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College will begin offering monthly information sessions for prospective students interested in pursuing careers with Gulfstream. Information sessions will be held on the first Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. in the Industrial Technology Center on the college's Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road in accordance with the following schedule: May 2, June 6, July 11 (due to July 4 holiday), Aug. 1, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5.
Q: Now that I have children, do I need to make changes in my auto insurance coverage? A: Having a child affects all of your insurance considerations. But focusing on the family car, here are some special concerns. At this stage of your life, you may begin to interact with other parents, perhaps driving their children in your car while carpooling. To protect yourself you should consider increasing your liability insurance in case of an ...
A series of three workshops entitled "Automating Your Bookkeeping with QuickBooks" will be held during the month of May.
You've almost made it through another tax season. If you are getting a refund, you might be pretty satisfied with how things turned out. But if you'd like to see a somewhat different outcome in 2008, you may want to review all areas of your tax return, including your investment-related taxes. As you may know, some investments are more "tax-friendly" than others are - and municipal bonds might be some of the friendliest ones of all.
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.