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Outlook brightens for second half of 2010

The economy for the first half of 2010 will feel a lot like 2009's, but things should improve toward the end of the year, said an economic expert.

February 01, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


SBDC to hold two business startup workshops this month

Two workshops entitled "Starting a Business" will be held on Feb. 11 and 25. Each is a three-hour class that begins at 6 p.m.

February 01, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


Effingham's jobless rate dips under 8 percent

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area rose to 8.4 percent in December, up four-tenths of one percentage point from a revised 8.0 percent in November.

January 28, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


Mansion on Forsyth Park honored again

SAVANNAH-Condé Nast Traveler recently featured the Mansion on Forsyth Park, a luxury hotel in Savannah, on the magazine's annual Gold List, which appears in the January 2010 issue. This marks the fifth consecutive year that the Mansion on Forsyth Park has been included on this elite list of top international properties.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


GSU to offer HR development course

Human resource personnel can take their next career step through Georgia Southern University's spring-semester professional development course, a Continuing Education class at the Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


Lakeview Manor celebrates

January 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


Durden Consulting to move its offices to Rincon later this month

Durden Consulting Services, LLC, is moving its office to Effingham County.

January 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


Goody's may return in March

Goody's department store is set to reopen as the anchor of the Fort Howard Square shopping center during March, about a year after shutting its doors.

January 04, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Business


Chamber to hold QuickBooks seminar

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a seminar on QuickBooks. The seminar will be held Jan. 15 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Effingham County Board of Education computer lab at 405 N. Ash St. in Springfield.

January 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


Lakeview Manor to celebrate anniversary, expansion

Lakeview Manor is marking its 20th year of operation with another step forward.

December 28, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Business


Hospital gets high marks on its audit

The Effingham Hospital Board of Trustees received the audit on their fiscal year 2009 from certified public accountant Jim L. Creamer Sr. of Draffin and Tucker.

December 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Springfield storage business expands

The national economy may be slow, but the local economy is picking up for Springfield.

December 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Area jobless rate shrinks

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area declined to 8.0 percent in November, down three-tenths of one percentage point from revised October figures.

December 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Ribbon cutting for Cuttin’ Up

December 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Chamber wraps up holiday shopping tour

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce wrapped up its annual holiday shopping tour in Rincon on Dec. 11. The event was held to spur local sales during the Christmas shopping season and started in Springfield on Dec. 5. Merchants throughout both cities offered discounts for those taking part.

December 15, 2009 | By Rick Lott | 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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