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Burke-Forehand to retire from USDA Rural Development

June Burke-Forehand will retire from the Statesboro office of USDA Rural Development on Dec. 31, with 23 years of service.

December 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Chamber’s holiday shopping tour winding up today

Join the Effingham Chamber of Commerce for the finale of the 5th Annual Holiday Shopping Tour in Rincon from 3-9 p.m. Friday.

December 11, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


A grand opening

As shoppers grabbed carts and eagerly waited to start combing through the aisles, Sean Dubois couldn't wait to get going either.

December 11, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


2 Fiddlers Crafts cuts the ribbon

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce was out in force with its Ambassadors to cut the ribbon officially welcoming the 2 Fiddlers Crafts store to Effingham County.

December 07, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Here’s your year-end investment checklist

We've pretty much seen it all this past year- a bear market, a long rally and even a period of neither-up-nor-down. But even though we've only got a few weeks left of 2009, you still have time to make some moves that can pay off for you in 2010 - and beyond.

December 03, 2009 | By Frank Bevenour | Business


A day for heavy lifting at the port

The Georgia Ports Authority's Ocean Terminal received a 269-ton piece of heavy-lift cargo this month bound for the SCANA electric plant in Jasper County, S.C.

December 01, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Metro jobless rate holds steady

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area was unchanged at 8.3 percent from September to October.

December 01, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Chamber sets Eggs and Issues breakfast

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Eggs and Issues Breakfast, on Dec 3. The event will be held in the Social Hall of Springfield United Methodist Church, 210 Cleveland St., Springfield at 7:30 a.m.

November 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Southeastern Bank taps Murphy for executive position

DARIEN - The board of directors of Southeastern Bank is pleased to announce the election of Marie Wright Murphy to the position of vice president and market manager of the Richmond Hill office.

November 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Condé Nast lists Mansion on Forsyth Park in top 100

SAVANNAH - "Condé Nast Traveler" recently featured Savannah's Mansion on Forsyth Park on the magazine's annual list of the "Top 100 Hotels in the United States." This marks the third consecutive year that the Mansion on Forsyth Park has been named to the elite list of top U.S. properties, which appears in Condé Nast Traveler's November issue.

November 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Three new stores ready to open in Rincon

In a possible sign of hope in an otherwise tough economy, three businesses are set to open in Rincon. A children's bookstore, a handcrafted gift store and a restaurant are in various stages of opening their doors.

November 24, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Business


Lots of offerings at Holiday Classic

If you thought the Chamber's annual Holiday Classic was just a business expo, you may want to think again - and make plans to go to Effingham County High School on Sunday from noon to 4:30 p.m. to see the different booths that will be open there.

November 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Skadeland honored

November 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


GRI designation awarded to Skadeland

David Skadeland of RE/MAX Crossroads was recently awarded the Graduate, Realtors Institute (GRI) designation by the Georgia and National Associations of Realtors.

November 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Review your financial strategies after life events

If nothing ever changed in your life, you could probably chart your financial and investment strategies and then forget about them. But your life is full of changes - and many of them will require you to take a new look at how you save, invest and protect your family.

November 05, 2009 | Frank Bevenour Guest Columnist | Business


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State DOL to help Rincon transformer plant recruit workers

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor will help Georgia Transformer Corporation (GTC), formerly EFACEC, recruit 32 workers for its manufacturing plant in Rincon. The company manufactures high-voltage transformers for utility companies.

March 19, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Effingham jobless rate holds steady at 5.4 percent

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that Effingham County's unemployment rate for January remained unchanged from December, staying level at 5.4 percent.

March 17, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Brown named employee of the year for EHS

Rose Brown loves her job with Effingham Health System.

March 10, 2015 | Staff report | Business


UPS honors Guyton driver

ATLANTA - UPS announced 71 elite drivers from Georgia, including an Effingham County resident, are among 1,445 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving.

March 10, 2015 | Staff report | Business


State unemployment rate tumbles to 6.3 percent

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January was 6.4 percent, its lowest level since July 2008 when it was 6.3 percent. The rate was down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 6.6 percent in December. The rate in January 2014 was 7.3 percent.

March 10, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Former Moon River board member joins FONU2

FONU2, Inc., announced Wednesday that Joseph Giamichael has been appointed to the company's board of directors and the company will move its corporate headquarters to Effingham County.

March 06, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Studio cites progress with finances, plans

Work is expected to start soon on a massive movie studio complex planned for southern Effingham County.

March 03, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


Georgia Chamber backs revised transportation plan

STATESBORO - The Georgia Chamber of Commerce took no position on the original version of House Bill 170. But the state's largest business advocacy organization has endorsed subsequent versions, and Georgia Chamber CEO Chris Clark said Monday that annual spending for highway improvements in the state needs to be increased by $1 billion.

March 03, 2015 | By Al Hackle | Business


New Ad Agency offers Digital Options

Business owners and managers in the Effingham County area now have a new digital agency to help grow their customer base.

February 17, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


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