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State jobless rate falls to 5.7 percent

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in October was 5.7 percent, down one-tenth of ... » Read More

DOL to help with recruiting at Caesarstone facility

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Caesarstone Technologies USA recruit up to 45 employees for its manufacturing facility in Richmond Hill on ... » Read More

Moon River adds film production chief, head of film packaging

FONU2, Inc. and Mass Hysteria Entertainment Company, Inc. announced that Daniel Grodnik, Mass Hysteria's CEO, has taken on the additional responsibility as the head ... » Read More

Start your own investment ‘traditions’

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. And like all holidays, this one has plenty of traditions, such as Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (started in ... » Read More

Studio, Marshall cancel plans for films

Moon River Studios' agreement with director Penny Marshall for two films has been shelved, according to information the company provided to the Securities and Exchange ... » Read More

Labor department sponsoring veterans job fair

ATLANTA-A career expo for veterans featuring more than 30 employers offering more than 600 jobs will be held next week in Savannah. » Read More

State ranked No. 1 for doing business

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that Georgia has been named the No. 1 state in the nation in which to do business for the third ... » Read More

Membership on the rise in Effingham County Farm Bureau

Georgia Farm Bureau expanded its overall membership in fiscal year 2015, the first time in nine years the organization has experienced membership growth. Statewide GFB ... » Read More
There’s no big business like show business

There’s no big business like show business

Having a movie shot on location may bring with it some inconveniences, but state and local officials agree that it's worth the headaches. » Read More

Kroger aims to open fuel center this month

The first section of the proposed new Kroger development could open this month, Rincon City Council officials learned. » Read More
Moon River’s ‘Yellow’ gets nearer to release date

Moon River’s ‘Yellow’ gets nearer to release date

The critically-acclaimed film "Yellow" now has a distributor to put the movie on screens. » Read More

Effingham jobless rate falls to 4.9 percent

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced last Thursday that the unemployment rate in Effingham County for September was 4.9 percent, down from 5 ... » Read More

IDA, studio agree to drastically revised deal

The once grandiose plans for a massive movie studio complex in Effingham County appear to be getting a drastic cut. » Read More

IDA approves deal with cold storage firm on I-16 south tract

The Effingham Industrial Development Authority has agreed to a land sale with a cold storage operation that hopes to start quickly. » Read More

Chamber Lunch ‘n Learn will be action on movie making

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announced its next Chamber Lunch 'n Learn business meeting which will be held Oct. 28 from 11:30 a.m ... » Read More
When investing, put time on your side

When investing, put time on your side

Now that we're well into autumn, the days are getting noticeably shorter. The change in seasons reminds us that time is passing - and it ... » Read More

FONU2 to produce James Brown documentary

FONU2, Inc. announced Tuesday it will be producing a documentary on James Brown, "the Godfather of Soul," in association with RKA Entertainment LLC and Loochie ... » Read More

French company to open operation in Effingham

The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority and DRT have announced the company will be building a plant in the Effingham Industrial Park. » Read More
Time for annual 401(k) review?

Time for annual 401(k) review?

Once you've started contributing to your 401(k) plan and funded it with investments that are appropriate for your needs, you might think you ... » Read More

Kolovich joins Optim Orthopedics

Optim Orthopedics has added orthopedist Gregory Kolovich, MD, who will be seeing patients in Rincon. Having recently completed his fellowship, Dr. Kolovich joins Optim from ... » Read More
What’s smarter — paying off debts or investing?

What’s smarter — paying off debts or investing?

It probably doesn't happen as much as you'd like, but from time to time, you have some extra disposable income. When this happens ... » Read More

Unemployment in Effingham falls to 5.1 percent

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that unemployment in Effingham County was down to 5.1 percent for August, a drop from the ... » Read More

After another big year, port projects even more growth

In his annual state of the port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported on a year of extraordinary growth, and provided a ... » Read More

Palmetto Pipeline plans still going forward, executive says

The company proposing to build a billion-dollar pipeline through much of southeast Georgia, including Effingham County, expects to submit its environmental permit applications later this ... » Read More
A new name, a new future

A new name, a new future

Called a re-grand opening, Saturday's event at Georgia Transformer served as a commitment from the plant's new management to the Rincon facility. » Read More

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