WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Internal Revenue Service announced that individuals who normally do not file a tax return but must do so this year in order to receive their 2008 economic stimulus payment can now use the IRS Free File program to help them file returns for 2007.
All of us face challenges in our efforts to achieve our long-term financial goals, such as a comfortable retirement. But if you're a woman, the unfortunate truth is that you may have more hurdles to overcome than a man. However, knowledge is power, and as long as you are aware of what you are up against, you can take steps to boost your chances for success.
Human resource professionals, supervisors and other business leaders are invited to attend a seminar in Savannah that will focus on "Recent Developments in the Fair Labor Standards Act."
Secretary of State Karen Handel announced the launch of two new Web site resources, an elections update mailing list and an RSS feed. These resources will help Georgians stay informed about important election dates and deadlines, and the latest information from the agency's seven divisions.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Small Business Administration this week launched its latest free online course, Business Opportunities: A Guide to Winning Federal Contracts. The instructional, self-paced guide is easy to follow and available on SBA's Web site at www.sba.gov/training.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture's International Trade Office is to be honored by the Southern U.S. Trade Association this month for its work with the Association's Market Access Program.
Michael Mandel, award winning economic journalist, author and chief economist at BusinessWeek, will make two regional appearances in southeast Georgia.
In the financial world, stocks tend to get most of the attention. But if you're going to make progress toward all your long-term goals, you need to be aware of all types of investments - and bonds can be an important part of your portfolio.
The Effingham County Hospital Board of Trustees has recognized Ricky Davis as the Effingham Hospital's employee of the year for 2008.
Rincon attorney Ramona Murphy Bartos of the Bartos Law Firm, LLC, has been recently selected as an arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line program in the region serviced by Better Business Bureau, Southeast Atlantic, Inc.
STATESBORO - The Continuing Education Center at Georgia Southern University is offering an online real estate licensing course that prepares aspiring agents for the real estate salesperson exam.
Jenny Wilkins was recognized as the 1st Self Storage employee of the quarter for 2008. Wilkins has been employed at 1st Storage since September.
STATESBORO - The reigning Mrs. United Nation U.S. will deliver the keynote address at The Women's Forum at Georgia Southern University.
Rincon City Council members approved a preliminary site plan for a proposed reconfigured Gate convenience store at the corner of Fort Howard Road and Columbia Avenue.
Riggs Funeral Home of Guyton announced that office manager Heather Riggs has obtained her funeral director license and embalmer license. She earned the licenses through Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro.