Fresh, local, seasonal produce will soon be available for home delivery from the county's only farm that delivers. Madrac Farms in Rincon will begin taking orders Saturday at the Olde Effingham Days festival in downtown Springfield, and then by telephone and Internet on Monday.
STATESBORO-AgSouth Farm Credit distributed more than $45 million in profits to its customers in late March and early April in two separate dividend payments.
The proposed deepening of the Savannah Harbor is expected to bring in more ships and more business for one of the world's busiest ports - and Georgia Ports Authority officials are trying to prepare for the continued wave of ships and cargo.
After much discussion, the Effingham Hospital Board of Trustees has voted to change the name of its organization to Effingham Health System upon completion of the modernization project.
Family and staff joined Effingham County Chamber of Commerce ambassadors at the ribbon cutting for the Rusty Pig BBQ in Rincon. Doug Marrie is the restaurant manager. The restaurant is at 360 S. Columbia Ave. in Rincon and its phone number is 826-4233.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area declined to 9.0 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.2 percent in January. The jobless rate in the metro Savannah area in February 2010 was also 9.2 percent.
ATLANTA-During a time when Georgia's economy took a nosedive, Georgia hospitals continued to provide the state a major boost by pumping almost $39.1 billion into its economy in 2009, according to a recent report commissioned by the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA), the state's largest hospital trade association. This is an increase of more than $918 million from 2008, and an increase of approximately $3 billion from 2007.
There are patients who say they wouldn't have made it through their cancer treatment without her.
SAVANNAH-Last week, a more than 332,000-pound gas turbine was offloaded shipside directly onto a super trailer at the Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Ocean Terminal. This oversized or "project cargo" was one of five heavy-lift pieces in the shipment that also included 50 crates.
BRUNSWICK–The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced today that it experienced 16.3 percent container volume growth in February 2011 with additional impressive gains in automobiles, machinery and wood pulp.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announces a new tourism grant program available to Effingham County non-profit organizations working on tourism-related projects.
ATLANTA – Area physicians met with local area legislators in Atlanta to discuss how health insurance programs supported by the state of Georgia affect patients and physicians' ability to care for patients.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announces a new Tourism Grant program available to Effingham County non-profit organizations working on tourism-related projects.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that Maersk has added the Port of Savannah to its newest all-water service, Spondylus. Named for the seashell that once was used as currency for trade by Andeans in Ecuador, the new service will call on Savannah weekly.
There's now elbow room - and more - at the newly-opened Verizon Wireless store in Rincon.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped to 8.4 percent in March, the lowest rate since December 2008. The rate was down two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.6 percent in February and seven-tenths of a percentage point from 9.1 percent in March a year ago.
The $50 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor's signature.
The group building a new store in Rincon has wasted little time in getting its site ready.
The Coastal Georgia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure will award $345,000 for community services that will fund everything from educational programs to screening mammograms, including Effingham Health System's comprehensive education and screening program.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Savannah's unemployment rate declined to 7.8 percent in February, down five-tenths of a percentage point from 8.3 percent in January. The rate was 8.7 percent in February a year ago.
Georgia Southern University's Center for Excellence in Financial Services and the Georgia Bankers Association will host the seventh annual Community Bank Symposium on March 27 from 7:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. at the Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported strong growth for February, with an increase of 6.9 percent - or 147,650 tons - in total cargo compared to the same month last year, moving 2.27 million tons of freight in February.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped to 8.6 percent in February, the lowest rate since January 2009. The rate was down one-tenth of a percentage point from 8.7 percent in January and six-tenths of a percentage point from 9.2 percent in February 2012.
It didn't take long for Medient Studios to like what it saw in Effingham County and make the decision to build their movie and DVD production in Effingham.
It's not just the size and scope of the Medient Studios project that makes it stand out, according to CEO and Chairman Manu Kumaran.
Evoking one of cinema's most renowned closing lines of a movie, Manu Kumaran ushered in a partnership between his company and the Effingham Industrial Development Authority.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is on the verge of signing a prospect who could change the economic landscape of the county, according to sources.
The effects of the Affordable Care Act could be as long as the document itself, according to Tim O'Hayre of BB&T Insurance Services.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the unemployment rate in metro Savannah rose to 8.3 percent in January, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.1 percent in December. The rate was 8.9 percent in January 2012.
Rick Rafter celebrated the official opening of his law practice and office in Springfield with a ribbon cutting.