Effingham Industrial Development Authority members are close to approving their fiscal year 2015 budget - and it won't include a proposal for an economic and financial study of its Research Forest Tract.
The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved Monday $86.5 million to purchase four new ship-to-shore cranes and 20 new rubber-tired gantry cranes used to handle containers at Garden City Terminal.
Georgia Workforce Development, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, has announced four new veteran training programs in Coastal Georgia, launched by Coastal Workforce Services.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April was 7.0 percent, unchanged from March. However, the rate was significantly lower than in April a year ago when it was 8.3 percent.
The recently announced sale of its parent company will not affect a Screven County textile company's compliance with permit and testing mandates.
The Georgia Department of Labor will help the International Paper Company recruit production workers for its facility in Savannah. The company manufactures paper and packaging products.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is weighing a proposal on economic and infrastructure services for its Research Forest Tract.
Medient Studios, Inc., has announced it has entered into a joint venture with Tarantella Pictures. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will jointly develop, finance, produce and distribute content for the Chinese and other Far East Asian markets, as part of the Medient's strategy to create a content and distribution pipeline for diversified audiences worldwide.
The Georgia Chamber has released its 2014 Legislative Scorecard, providing grades for members of the General Assembly based on their votes on certain pro-business measures considered during this year's session.
Family Affair Restaurant on Highway 21 in Rincon hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate its grand opening.
By BILL GEPHARDT, Deseret News
The Georgia Ports Authority has won new import business from Honda.
The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP), an outreach program of the Georgia Institute of Technology, has hired Ben Cheeks as coastal region manager.
Effingham County Farm Bureau was recently awarded as the District 7 agency of the year for large agency.
The nature of the business has changed to a degree, but the name has never wavered.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December was 6.9 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 7.2 percent in November. The rate in December 2013 was 7.4 percent.
The Georgia Ports Authority ended 2014 with growth in all cargo sectors, including a 10.2 percent increase in 20-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) and a 7.4 percent increase in total tonnage.
Financial difficulties have forced a number of hospitals in Georgia to close in recent years, and some health care experts predict another dozen or more could close this year.
Effingham County Extension will offer production meetings to all crop producers in the county.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Tuesday that Mercedes-Benz USA will relocate its headquarters to Atlanta, creating at least 800 jobs and investing approximately $74 million.
Marie W. Murphy, manager at ECB Occupational Medicine, a department of Effingham Health System, recently graduated from Leadership GHA, a prestigious health care leadership program of the Georgia Hospital Association.
Final approvals still need to be obtained from other agencies, but the Rincon City Council has given its go-ahead for a planned new, larger Kroger.
Effingham County is joining forces with three neighboring counties to land industrial prospects looking to set up shop along I-16.
ATLANTA-Metro Savannah's unemployment rate for November was 6.1 percent, down six-tenths of a percentage point from 6.7 percent in October, the Georgia Department of Labor announced. The rate in November of last year was also 6.7 percent.
The Effingham County Young Farmers organization recognized several local producers and supporters at its annual awards banquet at New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
In Effingham County, some of Santa's elves have day jobs as real estate agents.
Effingham Fire Rescue doesn't have to look far back to find an example that a defibrillator can save a life.
Kroger has submitted plans for a substantially larger store that will be built next to Lowe's in Rincon.
The chief executive officer of Moon River Studios announced Thursday a two-picture deal with renowned director Penny Marshall.
Effingham County's unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent for October, according to the state Department of Labor.
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