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  • Happiness research inspired one business owner to implement a minimum salary Happiness research inspired one business owner to implement a minimum salary Seattle business owner Dan Price has a unique understanding of the minimum wage. Instead of basing it on market forces or existing budgets, he ties his own company's base salary to happiness research, which is why all 120 of his employees will soon earn at least $70,000 per year."The market rate for me as a CEO compared to a regular ...
  • Nearly every college student in America has this addiction Nearly every college student in America has this addiction Today’s college students simply can’t live without texting.Most university students send and receive more than 100 texts per day, and often these texts are sent during times you might not expect, according to a recent study published in the Social Science Journal.The poll, which surveyed more than 150 students from a midsized university in the northeastern United States, found the ...
  • Only half of Americans invest in stocks, and here are some reasons why Only half of Americans invest in stocks, and here are some reasons why A recently published BankRate.com survey discovered roughly half of all working Americans and 75 percent of millennials do not own any stock or 401(k) plans.“For adults under 30, only 26 percent of whom said they own stock, the consequences could be profound,” wrote BankRate. “Young people who don't invest in equities early are set to have ‘a lot less money ...
  • Savannah Tech sets career fairs Savannah Tech sets career fairs Area employers are invited to participate in the multi-campus Savannah Technical College's School to Work Career Fairs. Participants will share information about their companies, positions and recruit qualified applicants. There is no cost to participate. Space is limited. Fairs are Tuesday on the Effingham Campus, April 23 on the Liberty County Campus and April 28 for medical employers on the ...
  • Carter talks pipeline, ISIS, DC politics Carter talks pipeline, ISIS, DC politics New lawmaker speaks in Richmond Hill The company hoping to build a pipeline through Coastal Georgia needs to make sure it does everything it can to protect the environment if its project is approved, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter said during a Friday morning stop in Richmond Hill."We need to hold their feet to the fire," Carter said of Kinder Morgan, the company behind the proposed Palmetto ...
  • Opponents expected at pipeline hearing Opponents expected at pipeline hearing Opponents of a proposed petroleum pipeline are lining up in advance of a public hearing set for 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill City Center. Environmental groups are calling for a rally at noon Saturday at Forsyth Park in Savannah and could turn out in force at Tuesday's meeting, which is the only one being held by the Georgia ...
  • Did you file your taxes jointly or separately? Here's how that might make a difference Did you file your taxes jointly or separately? Here's how that might make a difference Americans might not hate taxes as much as everyone thinks.The Atlantic’s Vanessa Williamson found that April 15 still acts as a reminder that all citizens “have a stake in our political system," even though we might find the process of paying taxes cumbersome.But when it comes to the nitty-gritty, not all elements of the tax code are created equal. Americans ...
  • The unexpected place where millennials are shopping The unexpected place where millennials are shopping Retailers might have overvalued the way millennials shop online.Or have they?Research from New York City-based LIM College found that nearly 70 percent of 18-25-year-olds still prefer shopping in brick and mortar stores rather than online websites for products such as clothing and shoes.The majority of the people surveyed said they prefer to handle, feel and try on such products before ...
  • Adjunct professors are officially the new working poor Adjunct professors are officially the new working poor More than half of all welfare recipients (56 percent) rely on government assistance because their job doesn’t pay enough, not because they're unemployed, according to a new study released by the University of California, Berkeley.Over 50 percent of fast-food workers rely on welfare to get by, according to the Berkeley study. Child-care workers and home-care workers aren’t far behind.But one ...
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    Liberty County High students see the effects of DUI and distracted driving Prom-goers from Liberty County High School attended Prom Promise earlier today. Students first heard from Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sykes, Chief Deputy Jon Long and Adam Cochran. Cochran was involved in a fatal accident in 2004 and was sentenced to seven years in prison for vehicular homicide, speeding, DUI and driving the wrong way. Cochran volunteers to speak at schools ...
  • Property transfers April 13 Property transfers April 13 Recent property transfers recorded in the Liberty County Clerk of Courts office include:Secretary of Veterans Affairs; Book 1857; page 561; tax $81.20; description: lot 12, Oakview Subdivision, Hinesville; 1458th GMD.Cooke, Richard; Book 1857; page 656; tax $102.90; description: lot 53, Eagles Landing Subdivision 7Futch, Timothy; Book 1857; page 618; tax $149; description: tract of land containing 18,806 square feet, bounded ...
  • Crowdsource funding bails out businesses taking unpopular stands Crowdsource funding bails out businesses taking unpopular stands What happens when a local business needs to shutdown after taking a moral stand on an political issue like serving food at a LGBT wedding ceremony? It starts GoFundMe campaigns.GoFundMe is a crowdsourced funding website were people can make donations to businesses, artists or causes. But in increasingly large numbers, supporters of political causes are donating to like-minded business owners ...
  • Area economy growing a fastest pace in decade Area economy growing a fastest pace in decade Armstrong issues economic report Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports that the Savannah-area economy continued to strengthen during the fourth quarter of 2014 and is expected to experience sustained growth at a healthy pace throughout 2015. Over the past year, the regional economy expanded at its fastest pace since 2004.The Economic Monitor, which analyzes data and identifies trends affecting the regional ...
  • Fort Stewart Police offer reward for information on vandalism Fort Stewart Police offer reward for information on vandalism Fort Stewart Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information pertaining vandalism of several buildings and signs on post. According to the reward poster released Thursday morning, graffiti that was spray-painted Sunday damaged 22 road signs, two government buildings and a road. Police seek "information pertaining to the identification, arrest and conviction for the person(s) responsible," the reward poster says. ...
  • Surcharge surprises tourism industry Surcharge surprises tourism industry Transportation bill gets state approval Happening late in the evening of March 31, some hoped against hope that it was just an elaborate April Fools' Day prank.But the literally last-minute inclusion of a whopping $5-per-night hotel/motel tax in the governor's transportation bill was no joke. It quickly caused a statewide shock wave throughout Georgia's tourism industry, from Clarksville to Thomasville.Called by some the largest tax ...
  • Unlicensed driver stopped going 96 in 70 mph zone Unlicensed driver stopped going 96 in 70 mph zone Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for April 16 Reports recently filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office inlcude:Editor's note: The following item, which appeared in Sunday's edition, did not accurately state the facts as they were contained in a Liberty County Sheriff's Office incident report. The item, revised to more accurately reflect the incident report, appears below:March 13Burglary - A woman who serves as the treasurer of the ...
  • Better balance is top desire of career-changers, survey says Better balance is top desire of career-changers, survey says It was about this time four years ago that I started to seriously consider making a career change.My children were growing up at a speed that still makes my head spin, and I needed to find a way to support my family financially while also being more available to them in other important ways.However, even though I was determined to ...
  • Don't blame your child for not being motivated at school Don't blame your child for not being motivated at school Don’t blame your children for not being motivated in the classroom — they may not have much of a say.A new study, which will be published in July in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, found that student motivation is tied to their genetics, according to a press release from The Ohio State University.“We found that there are personality differences ...
  • Virginia tops in sending kids to jail, new report says Virginia tops in sending kids to jail, new report says Virginia tops the nation in how often it refers kids to the justice system, according to a new report by The Center for Public Integrity.The report leads with a story of an 11-year-old autistic boy in Lynchburg, Virginia, who was charged with disorderly conduct and assaulting an officer after a minor rule infraction — a rule aimed specifically at him.According ...
  • Long schools reaccredited for five years Long schools reaccredited for five years The Long County Board of Education on Monday learned that the school system has been reaccredited for five years. Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters said the system received district accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission. As a result, he said, all schools in school system are nationally recognized as quality schools. "District accreditation is a rigorous process that focuses the entire ...

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