CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Bank of America Corp. posted strong first-quarter earnings Monday as higher revenue from the purchase of Merrill Lynch & Co. helped offset a surge in credit costs. Wall Street, concerned about banks' continuing loan problems, looked past Bank of America's profit and fell sharply.
Bank of America's results surpassed analysts' expectations. But like other banking companies, it is still stuggling with fallout from the recession, taking a hefty $13.4 billion provision for credit losses.
Waltrich Plastic Corp. is a family owned and operated company that has found a winning formula to foster families in the workplace, and giving back to the community.
Savannah Christian Church will host two employment workshops, offering free practical advice for jobseekers.
With a building permit on the way, construction in the Hinesville Professional Center, across Highway 196 from Liberty Regional Medical Center is starting.
Nothing is certain but death and taxes, according to Benjamin Franklin.
The Society for American Military Engineers will be hosting a small business symposium at 8 a.m. April 14, at the Savannah Marriott.
The list of expenses for parents transitioning their high school seniors into college is often long and non-negotiable.
VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently had a green mascot contest to promote green office products. This contest challenged high school students in Chatham and Liberty counties to create a mascot that embodied the importance of "going green."
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University will host two financial seminars at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. April 17, in the Armstrong Center, room 126, 13040 Abercorn St., Savannah.
Savannah Technical College's Liberty campus will offer automotive classes beginning summer quarter.
Liberty County may have the housing ready for the estimated 10,000 soldiers and family members set to arrive with Fort Stewart's new brigade by October 2010.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor says 96,306 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for state unemployment insurance benefits in March, an increase of 126.3 percent from March of 2008.
The department said Thursday the metropolitan areas with the highest percentage of increase in claims were Gainesville, up 249.4 percent; Rome, up 218.4 percent; and Brunswick, up 185.0 percent.
The Liberty County Development Authority is looking to permanently finance its $2.5 million building on Highway 84.
At the outset of the early 1990s, long before 3-D made an aggressive comeback and computer-generated imagery was still a rare novelty, Steven Spielberg released a film about dinosaurs that quickly became nothing short of a cultural phenomenon.
SAVANNAH - Enmark recently announced a branding change to "enmarket."
Bill Gates, who is still the richest man in the world according to Forbes, is a big fan of college.
Upwards of 80 percent of Americans could restrict their eating habits to food grown within 50 miles of where they live, according to a new study published by the Sierra Nevada Research Institute at the University of California, which means that if consumers want it, there's more than enough potential to buy food exclusively from local markets.
Glenn Beck recently went on record saying he thinks former Texas Gov. Rick Perry deserves a little credit for ending the Texas drought.
Three "major hotels" are in the works to be built in Richmond Hill, their developer announced Friday.