SAVANNAH - Given today's tough economy, more people are considering the benefits and rewards of small business ownership. While creating a solid business plan is a great start, would-be business owners often lack financial backing and the knowledge to identify and secure financing from other sources. To that end, Savannah Technical College is hosting a free "Open for Business" technical workshop at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18.
SAVANNAH - Sea Island Company has filed for federal bankruptcy protection with a plan to sell its luxury resorts that have been secluded getaways on the Georgia coast for wealthy travelers and American presidents since 1928.
The family-owned company filed a Chapter 11 plan in federal court Tuesday, saying it's unable to repay more than $600 million owed to to lenders including Synovus Bank, Bank of America and Bank of Scotland after the economic meltdown took a toll on Sea Island's resort and real-estate businesses.
Since the return of Goody's to Hinesville and its July 22 grand opening, the family clothing and accessories store continues to experience steady traffic. "It's been very heavy," assistant manager Lee Deen said. "We've had a little bit everywhere."
Denis Boissonneault from the Coastal Empire Flight Training school shared his love of aviation with Hinesville's Rotary Club Tuesday during the club's weekly meeting at the Western Sizzlin'.
SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced Monday that the GPA handled more than 2.63 million twenty-foot equivalent unit containers, added new services and maintained its position as the fourth-highest-volume container port in fiscal year 2010.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College's marketing and hospitality programs will host a free seminar on working in the international market from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Aug. 24. The seminar will be in the Eckburg Auditorium at the Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road.
The Bryan County News is pleased to formally announce the appointment of Lori Wynn as its new editor.
After nearly a decade on the job, Executive Director Kenny Smiley is leaving his post with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond announced Thursday that federal extended unemployment insurance benefits are now being paid to 90,994 jobless Georgians. The benefits were enacted by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama last July 22. The law extends the qualifying time for eligible recipients from June 2
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported recently that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Hinesville rose to 8.9 percent in June, up eight-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.1 percent in May. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the metro area increased to 2,900, up 240 from 2,660.
VIP Office Furniture and Supply celebrated 35 years in business July 22 with a luncheon. Barbara Pilkinton and Barbara Meador also celebrated 30 and 20 years, respectively, at VIP.
Quality Pre-Owned Vehicles of Hinesville, 734 E.G. Miles Parkway, recently was recognized as one of two dealerships nationwide to receive the U.S. MILES Program's platinum award.
Just Uniforms recently celebrated the grand opening of its second location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception.
The Georgia Department of Labor reported July 20 that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah rose to 8.8 percent in June, up five-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.3 percent in May. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the metro area increased to 15,397, up 837 from 14,560.
Georgia has received $30 million in Recovery Act funds for direct home loans through USDA Rural Development for qualifying families considered to have low and very low incomes to purchase or build a home in a rural area.
Richmond Hill resident and Ward's Auto Painting and Bodyworks owner Robbie Ward recently donated $1,000 to the fight against multiple sclerosis.
ATLANTA - Georgia Power has opened a new, state-of-the-art Social Media Center to meet the increasing demand for social media engagement and enhance customer service and ...
Dr. Elizabeth "Doll" Miller of Georgia Eye Institute helps more than human patients.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for May was 5.1 percent, down 0.2 percentage point ...
Leadership Southeast Georgia recently graduated the Class of 2016.
The Hinesville Fire Department has an Insurance Service Office rating of 3, which is saving homeowners money, Deputy Fire Chief Kristian Johanson said.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting June 9 for Dream Builders Learning Center.
SAVANNAH - Senior Citizens Inc. a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people age successfully, has named Daryle McCormick as its new director of transportation.
The gateway into Midway off of Interstate 95 just got a little bit nicer.
The Community of Inspired Women recently received $1,500 under the Grainger Matching Gift Program.
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