The Effingham Chamber of Commerce has hired Rick Lott as its new marketing and events director.
Effingham County commissioners have been given a copy of a feasibility study draft on Effingham Hospital's modernization and expansion plans, a draft that has hospital officials beaming.
Georgia Power will conduct one outage next week as part of its transmission upgrades. The outage will take place May 12 and will start at 9 a.m. It will last up to eight hours. The affected areas are: Stillwell-Clyo Road from Wilson Road to Benjamin Gnann Road; Benjamin Gnann Road from Stillwell-Clyo Road to the river; Kieffer Road from Benjamin Gnann Road to south of Bethany Road. Residential customers with questions may call 1-888-660-5890. Business ...
Georgia Power will resume its schedule of planned outages and upgrades next week. For the week of May 3-7, the outage time will vary per customer. Georgia Power will place door knockers to specify the day and duration of the outages. The affected areas will be Highway 119 from Early Street to just south of Berryville Road; Mock Road from Highway 119 to south of Eagle Point subdivision; and Spring Hill Farms. Another outage is ...
Dr. Joey L. Christmas will be joining the Effingham Hospital medical staff and begin seeing patients on July 1.
Even before the scissors sliced through the ribbon, the One Stop Center at the Effingham County annex was in use.
Troy Lamar Allen from New York Life of Macon and the Grant Financial Group in Milledgeville has received the Rookie of the Year Award, a company award that recognizes agents who achieve case rate milestones in their first year of employment.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah declined to 8.8 percent in March, down four-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.2 percent in February.
The Effingham County One-Stop Center will have a grand opening Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
The flagship that the Effingham Industrial Development Authority long sought for its tract at Highways 275 and 21 made quite a splash Monday morning.
After peering into a financial and economic chasm, the U.S. is beginning a slow climb back out of its predicament, Effingham Chamber of Commerce members learned Wednesday morning.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to a record 10.6 percent in March, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.5 percent reported in February. The March jobless rate was up 1.6 percentage points from 9.0 percent at this same time last year.
With Georgia Power's outages and upgrades scheduled for Monday for Towne Park East, the offices of the Effingham Herald will be closed. Normal Herald office hours and operations are expected to resume Tuesday morning.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Tuesday that net revenue collections for the month of March 2010 (FY 2010) totaled $998,239,000 compared to $987,986,000 for March 2009 (FY09), an increase of $10,523,000 or 1.0 percent. This is the first monthly increase in revenues since November 2008.
A free seminar entitled "Is Franchise Business Ownership Right for You?" will be presented April 12 in the conference room of the Small Business Resource Center, 111 East Liberty St. Savannah.
Effingham Health System announces that Suzanne Clarke, board-certified in family medicine, has joined the practitioners of Effingham Family Medicine.
Georgia-Pacific's Savannah River Mill recently achieved a significant safety milestone when it celebrated operating more than 1 million work hours without a lost-time accident. In recognition of the achievement, Georgia-Pacific Chief Executive Officer and President Jim Hannan presented employees with the company's CEO Safety Excellence award at a celebration lunch.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday the release of the study "The Economic Impact of Georgia's Deepwater Ports" by the Selig Center for Economic Growth at UGA's Terry College of Business.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined for the ninth consecutive month in April to 8.9 percent, the first time in more than three years the rate has dropped below nine percent. The rate fell one-tenth of a percentage point from 9.0 percent in March. The jobless rate was 9.8 percent in April a year ago.
Effingham Skilled Nursing Center has received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), thereby placing it among the top 10 percent of nursing homes in the country.
The Georgia Department of Labor and Savannah Technical College will co-sponsor a career expo May 16, at the STC campus, 5717 White Bluff Rd., in Savannah. The expo will be from 2-6 p.m. in the auditorium.
As the port of Savannah continues to grow and ships, railcars and trucks roll in and out, port officials also are anxious to make the roads around the port better - and safer.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor's (GDOL) Brunswick Career Center will help Military Sealift Command (MSC) fill a number of job openings for civilian employees to work on civilian-crew ships that transport equipment and supplies to U.S. military forces worldwide. The recruitment will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the career center, located at 2517 Tara Lane.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is among 10 states that have launched a new electronic system designed to increase efficiency and reduce costs of operating the state's unemployment insurance (UI) program.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Savannah declined to 8.3 percent in March, down three-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.6 percent in February. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in March a year ago was also 8.6 percent.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce will host its next Chamber membership breakfast May 3 at 8 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Effingham Career Academy, off Highway 21, next to the Savannah Technical College Effingham campus.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal visited the Port of Savannah on Tuesday to mark the passage of the state budget, including an additional $46.7 million to help pay for the Savannah Harbor deepening.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler has announced that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined in March for the eighth consecutive month to 9 percent, the lowest rate since February 2009, when it was 8.9 percent. That is a decline of one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 9.1 percent in February. The jobless rate was 9.8 percent in March a year ago.
SAVANNAH-The Georgia Ports Authority marked its highest monthly numbers ever in March, handling 2.37 million tons of freight.
ATLANTA-The State Extended Benefit (SEB) program for long-term unemployed Georgians will end April 21. The SEB is a federally-funded extended unemployment insurance program.