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New dates set for GSU project management course

The Division of Continuing Education of Georgia Southern University is offering Beginning and Advanced Project Management courses at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah beginning Sept. 30.

September 19, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


All about tourism

Effingham Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rick Lott attended the Governor's Tourism Conference in Macon earlier this week.

September 16, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


It’s a brand-new look for Huddle House

Patrons were welcome to more than just a Big House platter Saturday morning at the Rincon Huddle House.

September 12, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


Savannah Tech to offer commercial truck driving at Effingham campus

SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College will offer seven-week, daytime instruction in Commercial Truck Driving with classes beginning Oct. 24 at both the Effingham and Liberty campus locations. Classes are limited to 12 students each; financial aid is available to qualified students.

September 12, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


Mims named chief operating officer at Effingham Hospital

Effingham Hospital Chief Executive Officer Norma Jean Morgan announced that the board has approved a staff reorganization plan and several promotions that are aligned with the growth and expansion of services under way.

September 09, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


Irrigation workshop to be held in Statesboro

The Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District will host an irrigation workshop entitled "Looking to the Future: Advances in Irrigation," on Sept. 8 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture in Statesboro.

September 06, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


EDA grant to bolster Gulfstream expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C.-The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration announced Monday a $955,472 grant to the Savannah Economic Development Authority to make critical infrastructure improvements needed to facilitate Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation's expansion plans in the Crossroads Business Park.

August 29, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


Kemp warns Georgians of investment schemes

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced that the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) has released its annual list of financial products and practices that threaten to trap investors, many by taking advantage of investors troubled by lingering economic uncertainty and volatile stock markets.

August 29, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


Metro jobless rate drops

ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah decreased to 9.4 percent in July, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 9.5 percent in June. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in July a year ago was 10.1 percent.

August 25, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


A hard push on soft skills

Prospective employers want jobseekers to show more than their acumen for a particular profession - and the state is trying to show employers that workers know skills that are a part of any job.

August 22, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


U.S. trade official makes call on port

The Georgia Ports Authority hosted the U.S. Deputy Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis on Monday to discuss pending free trade agreements that will increase exports through the Port of Savannah. He was briefed on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and toured the Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal.

August 22, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


Chamber, Rincon welcomes Elements Salon and Color Studio

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Thursday morning for one of its newest members, Elements Salon & Color Studio, at 420 N. Columbia Ave. in Rincon. The salon is located inside HJ Healing Hands.

August 22, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


The Pit opens for business in Rincon

Cindy and Rob VanNorman and the staff of The Pit American Bar and Grill cut the ribbon along with Effingham Chamber of Commerce representatives Aug. 20 at the restaurant's grand opening.

August 22, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


State jobless rate jumps to 10.1 percent in July

ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.1 percent in July, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 9.9 percent in June. The state's jobless rate was also 10.1 percent in July a year ago.

August 19, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


Barrow to host job fair at Savannah Civic Center

U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) is hosting a local job fair Aug. 24 in Savannah to pair 12th District job seekers with local employers looking to hire.

August 19, 2011 | Staff Report | Business


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Black hopes Georgia Grown takes root in Effingham

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black hopes Effingham County businesses will get on board with a growing initiative in his department.

June 02, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Business


Former NY governor joins Medient board

Medient Studios, Inc., announced that former New York Gov. David Paterson has accepted his nomination to join the board of directors of Medient.

June 02, 2014 | Staff report | Business


EHS staff members earn Lean Six Sigma Green Belts

Ten Effingham Health System team members have earned Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

June 02, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Matchconverge seeking workers in Effingham

The Georgia Department of Labor will help Matchconverge, a private employment agency, recruit 15 temporary retail workers for a new store opening in June in Effingham County.

May 27, 2014 | Staff report | Business


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