Fresh, local, seasonal produce will soon be available for home delivery from the county's only farm that delivers. Madrac Farms in Rincon will begin taking orders Saturday at the Olde Effingham Days festival in downtown Springfield, and then by telephone and Internet on Monday.
STATESBORO-AgSouth Farm Credit distributed more than $45 million in profits to its customers in late March and early April in two separate dividend payments.
The proposed deepening of the Savannah Harbor is expected to bring in more ships and more business for one of the world's busiest ports - and Georgia Ports Authority officials are trying to prepare for the continued wave of ships and cargo.
After much discussion, the Effingham Hospital Board of Trustees has voted to change the name of its organization to Effingham Health System upon completion of the modernization project.
Family and staff joined Effingham County Chamber of Commerce ambassadors at the ribbon cutting for the Rusty Pig BBQ in Rincon. Doug Marrie is the restaurant manager. The restaurant is at 360 S. Columbia Ave. in Rincon and its phone number is 826-4233.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area declined to 9.0 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.2 percent in January. The jobless rate in the metro Savannah area in February 2010 was also 9.2 percent.
ATLANTA-During a time when Georgia's economy took a nosedive, Georgia hospitals continued to provide the state a major boost by pumping almost $39.1 billion into its economy in 2009, according to a recent report commissioned by the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA), the state's largest hospital trade association. This is an increase of more than $918 million from 2008, and an increase of approximately $3 billion from 2007.
There are patients who say they wouldn't have made it through their cancer treatment without her.
SAVANNAH-Last week, a more than 332,000-pound gas turbine was offloaded shipside directly onto a super trailer at the Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Ocean Terminal. This oversized or "project cargo" was one of five heavy-lift pieces in the shipment that also included 50 crates.
BRUNSWICK–The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced today that it experienced 16.3 percent container volume growth in February 2011 with additional impressive gains in automobiles, machinery and wood pulp.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announces a new tourism grant program available to Effingham County non-profit organizations working on tourism-related projects.
ATLANTA – Area physicians met with local area legislators in Atlanta to discuss how health insurance programs supported by the state of Georgia affect patients and physicians' ability to care for patients.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announces a new Tourism Grant program available to Effingham County non-profit organizations working on tourism-related projects.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that Maersk has added the Port of Savannah to its newest all-water service, Spondylus. Named for the seashell that once was used as currency for trade by Andeans in Ecuador, the new service will call on Savannah weekly.
There's now elbow room - and more - at the newly-opened Verizon Wireless store in Rincon.
After 15 years of study, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced Wednesday that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the preliminary unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area declined to 9.2 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.4 percent in January. The jobless rate in the Coastal area in February a year ago was 9.6 percent.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Thursday that Georgia's February seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined for the seventh consecutive month to 9.1 percent, the lowest rate since March of 2009, when it was also 9.1 percent.
The official "shipping date" for the 2012 Vidalia Onion Marketing Season is April 12, said Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary W. Black.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Savannah rose to 8.9 percent in January, up two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.7 percent in December. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in January a year ago was 9.4 percent.
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined in January to 9.2 percent, the lowest rate since March 2009 when it was 9.1 percent. That is a decline of two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.4 percent in December. The jobless rate was 10.1 percent in January a year ago.
Mark L. Mudano, MD, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, has joined the Effingham Health System family of providers. Dr. Mudano will begin seeing patients March 5 at Effingham Orthopaedic Services, a new specialty practice providing a wide-range of orthopaedic surgical services.
The Coastal Workforce Investment Board and its Effingham One-Stop Career Center were proud to see a steady turnout as the center hosted its first job fair Friday.
EMC Engineering Services, Inc. announces the promotion of Alec B. Metzger, P.E., to branch manager of the Statesboro branch office.
Rick Rafter has been re-elected as chairman of the Effingham County Hospital Authority.
In testimony before Congress, Georgia Ports Authority Director of Administration Jamie McCurry pushed Wednesday the need for greater federal funding for harbor maintenance and modernization.
The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved the purchase of four electric-powered rubber-tired gantry cranes (ERTG) last week, which are expected to introduce a cleaner and more efficient method of operation.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Savannah rose to 8.8 percent in December, up four-tenths of a percentage point from 8.4 percent in November. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in December a year ago was 9.0 percent.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced Monday that the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick experienced record volumes in calendar year 2011 and handled 26.1 million tons of cargo, an additional 1.1 million tons, or a 4.3 percent increase.