Pattye Jones and Dawn Schneider from Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners' Rincon office have been awarded the Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP) designation.
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College will begin offering monthly information sessions for prospective students interested in pursuing careers with Gulfstream. Information sessions will be held on the first Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. in the Industrial Technology Center on the college's Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road in accordance with the following schedule: May 2, June 6, July 11 (due to July 4 holiday), Aug. 1, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5.
Q: Now that I have children, do I need to make changes in my auto insurance coverage? A: Having a child affects all of your insurance considerations. But focusing on the family car, here are some special concerns. At this stage of your life, you may begin to interact with other parents, perhaps driving their children in your car while carpooling. To protect yourself you should consider increasing your liability insurance in case of an ...
A series of three workshops entitled "Automating Your Bookkeeping with QuickBooks" will be held during the month of May.
You've almost made it through another tax season. If you are getting a refund, you might be pretty satisfied with how things turned out. But if you'd like to see a somewhat different outcome in 2008, you may want to review all areas of your tax return, including your investment-related taxes. As you may know, some investments are more "tax-friendly" than others are - and municipal bonds might be some of the friendliest ones of all.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 9.3 percent in July, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 9.0 percent in June. The jobless rate was 10 percent in July a year ago.
Growing up in Effingham County, Mary Porter was known more by her nickname than her given name, she said.
Tourism efforts in Effingham County could get a boost, if county commissioners and Rincon City Council members enact a proposal from the Effingham Chamber of Commerce.
RoadLink IntermodaLogistics of Port Wentworth will host a job fair on Aug. 8 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Effingham College and Career Academy on Highway 21 South in Rincon.
Panther Properties Investment has purchased the complex formerly known as the Springs of Effingham.
The HeritageBank of the South's holding company it will be closing two branches, including one in Effingham County, and will be offering early retirement to some employees.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Savannah rose to 9.1 percent in June, up seven-tenths of a percentage point from 8.4 percent in May. The rate was 9.6 percent in June 2011.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) will host jobs fairs in Augusta and Statesboro on Aug. 11 and 21, respectively. The jobs fairs will match job seekers with local employers throughout the 12th District.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 9.0 percent in June, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 8.9 percent in May, the first increase in almost a year. The jobless rate was 9.9 percent in June a year ago.
If you're like most people, you go through many complex thoughts and emotions when choosing investments. In fact, a field of study called "behavioral finance" is devoted to understanding why people make their investment decisions. As part of their work, behavioral finance researchers examine "biases" that affect people's investment selections. And as an individual investor, you, too, can benefit from understanding these biases - so that you can avoid them.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that some recipients of federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) in Georgia will lose extended unemployment benefits after Saturday. EUC was established in 2008 to aid the long-term unemployed.
As the smells of food on the grill and fireworks fill the air this 4th of July, Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black would like consumers to remember some important food safety priorities.
Travelers along Highway 21 between Rincon and Springfield will notice a new feature on the skyline.
Gov. Nathan Deal will spearhead an economic development mission to some of Canada's most prominent business and tourism centers today through July 10. The governor will visit Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Calgary to meet with companies seeking to locate or expand in the United States, diplomatic officials, Canadian business groups and media outlets. The delegation will promote the state as the nation's top location for business investment and Canadian travelers. "The foundation of ...