ALBANY - In spite of generally depressed timber markets, Southern pulpwood prices have shown surprising strength in recent months, raising hopes that a supply glut resulting from a government tree-planting program two decades ago may be nearing an end.
Atlantic Southern Bank announces the promotion of three staff members:
One of the reasons you invest in bonds - perhaps the main reason - is the interest payments you'll receive. So, naturally, you'd like these payments to be as large as possible. However, "chasing" high rates may not always work out in your favor. But when buying bonds, you can hardly go wrong when you look for quality.
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently introduced a new online training resource for budding entrepreneurs to provide the fundamentals of starting a small business. The Small Business Primer Strategies for Success online training is a free course designed to assist individuals who are thinking about starting a small business or who are in the early stages of running a business.
Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners' Relocation Department was honored for its outstanding performance during the last year.
Investment clubs are quite popular these days. In fact, even if you aren't in a club yourself, the chances are pretty good that you know someone who is. Should you consider joining such a club?
A workshop entitled "Thinking of Starting a Business" will be held twice during the month of May.
C. Murray Kight submitted his resignation as chairman of the Board of the Trustees at the Effingham Hospital Authority's meeting Tuesday. His resignation is effective June 1.
If you get laid off or "downsized," it's unquestionably a tough break, and it can be stressful in many ways. However, if you make the right investment-related moves, the loss of a job doesn't necessarily mean you have lost the opportunity to achieve your important financial goals.
Rincon attorney Ramona Murphy Bartos recently gave a lecture at Masaryk University School of Law in Brno, Czech Republic, to Czech law students and judicial officials.
Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners, the region's largest real estate company, recently received seven prestigious international awards at Coldwell Banker's conference held in Las Vegas, Nev.
Patrick Saxon of Rincon has been appointed Southeast regional sales manager for product support sales, Gulfstream. In this position, he will be responsible for maintenance sales for both Gulfstream and other manufacturer's business aircraft in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce presented Rincon's Packaging and Shipping with their first honorary dollar as the ribbon was cut and the business grand opening was announced on April 24. Owners Tom and Lisa Folmar were encouraged by the attendance of friends, community business leaders, and chamber ambassadors. Rev. Bob Rogers of First Baptist Church of Rincon led with an invocation. Ken Stoner of the Effingham Chamber of Commerce, along with other business leaders, is excited about the growth in Rincon and Effingham County.
One of the federal government's best Web sites for small businesses just got better. With SBA's National Small Business Week ending, the agency is pleased to announce improvement in one of its finest resources, www.sba.gov.
Atlantic Southern Financial Group, Inc. announced record financial results for the first quarter of 2007. Compared with the first quarter of 2006, the company achieved a 78 percent increase in net earnings and a 22 percent increase in diluted earnings per share.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) will team up with Google to host a workshop Thursday in Augusta encouraging small businesses to utilize the Internet to grow their businesses.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 7.4 percent in December, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 7.6 percent in November. The rate was 8.7 percent in December a year ago.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday that Daniel Defense, a leader in small arms manufacturing, will expand its existing operations in Black Creek adding 120 new jobs and investing $20 million into the project over the next five years.
Effingham Industrial Development Authority members have granted a 60-day extension on a master plan for a massive studio project off Interstate 16.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is hitting the restart button on a deal with a Chinese conglomerate.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced Tuesday it will expand its aircraft service and support organization by adding a new worldwide product support distribution center located in the NorthPort Industrial Park near the Interstate 95 and Georgia Highway 21 interchange in Savannah.