A few days ago I was driving to Tallahassee, Fla., for my sister's graduation when something interesting happened. I stopped to get gas. Now, I've never seen pumping gas as an exciting activity, but I did find it interesting when my wife said, "Wow. Gas is only $3.52 a gallon." My wife, it seems, is quite an optimist. Because gas was a few cents less per gallon where we stopped than it was at the previous exit, she saw that as a deal.
May 22, 2008|
Two workshops entitled "Thinking of Starting A Business" will be held during the month of May from 6-8:30 p.m. They will take place on Thursday evenings May 8 and May 22 in the conference room of the Small Business Assistance Center, 111 East Liberty St. in Savannah.
"When the low hanging fruit is gone and new business is harder and harder to find, Small Business owners need to be more resourceful and get creative," said Scott Hinson, owner of Hinson's Georgia Market in Rincon and chair of the Effingham County Chamber's Small Business Council.
The Georgia Power board of directors elected Cathy Hill vice president of Georgia Power's coastal region. Hill replaces Craig Barrs, who was named vice president of governmental and regulatory affairs for the utility.
Want to learn how to "master" the business of loan proposals? You can at the Effingham County Chamber's Small Business loan seminar, "Am I Bankable?" set for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday at the Chamber – Welcome Center at 520 W. Third St., Springfield.
If you've been investing for a while, you know that there are few guarantees in the investment world and that, in one way or another, you're going to be taking some risks with your money. Still, you'd like to know that you're participating in a system that is fair to everyone and that is governed by rules. So you may ask yourself: "Who's looking out for me?"
May 08, 2008|
Port of Savannah container volumes jumped 25.8 percent in April, with a total volume of 335,337 20-foot equivalent container units, or an additional 69,000 units. The Georgia Ports Authority also saw strong growth in roll-on/roll-off traffic, moving 77,574 units through Brunswick and Savannah, a 14.1 percent gain.
Volvo Cars has chosen Berkeley County in South Carolina as the location of its first American factory, investing up to $500 million in a facility with a capacity to initially produce up to 100,000 cars per year.