RINCON - The grand opening of Teach Right!, an educational supply store, will be held June 30 at 586 South Columbia Ave. in Rincon.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate jumped to 5.8 percent in May, up five-tenths of one percent from 5.3 percent in April.
WASHINGTON - In just under a year, the U.S. Small Business Administration's Patriot Express Pilot Loan Initiative approved more than $150 million in loan guarantees to nearly 1,500 veterans and their spouses who are using the SBA-guaranteed funds to establish and expand their small businesses.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor's Statesboro Career Center, Georgia Southern University, the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce, and the Development Authority of Bulloch County will jointly sponsor a job fair and career expo for employers and job seekers in the area.
With the help of more than 500 volunteers, representing 35 companies and organizations, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce has begun canvassing the state for new members and additional resources. The goal of this year's campaign is $1.8 million and 800 new members.
Two workshops entitled "Thinking of Starting A Business" will be held during June from 6-8:30 p.m.
New owners are taking the shopping experience to an entertainment art form to the delight of the community.
One of the most foundational things to know about your investment account is how you pay for the services you receive. There are three common ways to pay for the management of your account. Let me first say that there are many, many financial institutions and brokerage firms in existence today. This is a general overview. It is important that you talk with the firm that you are dealing with if you wish to learn exactly what the expenses are for your account.
WASHINGTON-The SBA has created an online tax savings resource center to help small businesses understand how they can benefit from the 2008 economic stimulus package signed into law by President Bush earlier this year.
Michael Lee, president of Citizens Bank, took the reins of the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber's annual meeting Thursday night.
Newell Recycling, one of the largest recyclers and processors of recycled metals in the Southeast, is opening a state-of-the-art facility in the Savannah area later this year. The company has been granted final approval and received all necessary permits to open its Garden City plant, slated for a December opening.
Whether you are just starting or you are nearing retirement, it is important to know how much money you will need to get there. Make sure to start saving now, save consistently and invest wisely. One of the great things about planning for retirement is that, if you start early enough, you don't have to do all of the work yourself. If you choose good quality investments, they should do most of the work for you.
WASHINGTON – As several states recover from the destruction and loss of life caused by recent tornadoes, floods and wildfires and other areas prepare for the beginning of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season on June 1, the U.S. Small Business Administration is urging the public to develop an emergency plan before the disaster hits.
SAVANNAH - Reno, Nev.-based DP Partners announced the completion of its new 72-acre LogistiPort at Savannah, the first LEED-registered business park completed in the Savannah and the southeastern U.S. markets, announced Stephen G. Bailey, RLA, CCIM, Partner-Eastern Region for DP Partners, a member of Dermody Properties.
Motivational speaker George Fields will serve as the keynote speaker for the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce 22nd annual meeting, set for Thursday at 7 p.m. at Effingham County High School, Chamber President, Freddy Long announced.
For a short time, Effingham County's newest industry will be setting up shop in the Chamber of Commerce and Industrial Development Authority building.
Dr. Joseph Ratchford has been named chief medical officer for Effingham Health System. Dr. Ratchford will provide clinical guidance over the hospital's continuing mission to offer excellence in health care for greater Effingham area residents.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce welcomed Family Table Restaurant with a ribbon cutting.
Effingham County Industrial Development Authority members have decided not to allow a training school to set up in the old Doncasters building - but they will try to help the group find a suitable new home.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture has unveiled the second issue of the Georgia Grown magazine at the 36th annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition. The 132-page magazine is a comprehensive guide to Georgia's farms, forests, food and exports, and serves as a synopsis for state legislators, business leaders and consumers about the impact of agriculture on the state's economy.
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced that Shrivallabh Pittie Group, a leading textile manufacturer in India, will build its first U.S.-based manufacturing facility near Sylvania, creating 250 jobs and investing $70 million.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that 34,293 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in September, down by 1,210, or 3.4 percent, from August when 35,503 claims were filed.
Beginning May 21, 2014, all commercial motor vehicle drivers will be required to have their DOT physicals and associated medical certificates issued by a certified medical examiner. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act developed the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners to enhance the oversight of interstate drivers through the requirements listed under Section 391.41.