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Coastal Georgia Film Alliance Brings Award-winning Director to Camden to Shoot "The Prisoner"

Coastal Georgia Film Alliance Brings Award-winning Director to Camden to Shoot "The Prisoner"

Award-winning film director Mahmoud Shoulizadeh just completed the filming of “The Prisoner” in Camden County.

The story is about love, life, and death and centers on two former prison mates. One is on death row and is sentenced to be executed in a matter of days. When his buddy visits him in prison, he has one last request. Whether the doomed man’s request will be honored creates the tension that Shoulizadeh often incorporates in his films.

44 percent of workers have gained weight on the job

44 percent of workers have gained weight on the job

 

It’s happened to most of us, especially desk-bound workers. We’re at work and feeling as if we’ve been snacking all day. A handful of candy here and a bag of chips there doesn’t seem like a lot, but it adds up, especially when it comes to the numbers on the scale.

The Georgia Cities Foundations Visits Camden County

The Georgia Cities Foundations Visits Camden County

Georgia Municipal Association and the Georgia Cities Foundation will again explore the “Heart & Soul” of eight Georgia cities along the coast of Georgia on a three day bus tour in April.  St. Marys will be featured on Thursday, April 19, 2012 to state agency heads, business leaders, downtown developers and philanthropists who are looking at ways cities are revitalizing and capitalizing on their downtowns.

New Reactors Bring Jobs to Georgia

WASHINGTON, DC – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has voted to approve the expansion of Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Georgia.  The decision clears the way for the nation’s first two nuclear reactors in more than 30 years to be constructed in the Peach State.

Yahoo! Takes A Look Back At The Top 10's of 2011

Yahoo! Takes A Look Back At The Top 10's of 2011

 

The year 2011 is coming to an end, and as 2012 approaches Yahoo! has analyzed the top searches and stories of the year. For the last 10 years Yahoo! has been compiling information to gage the most popular searches each year including viral fads, top news stories and other interesting and strange things that make news.the

The top search for 2011 on Yahoo! was not a person or juicy story, but an electronic technological marvel. The iPhone beat out the reality TV drama, a closely watched high profile defendant, and America's #1 most wanted terrorist.

Bank of America Website Down, Again

Bank of America Website Down, Again

 

Some users trying to access bankofamerica.com get a message that the home page is temporarily unavailable.

Spokeswoman Tara Burke says customers experiencing slowness or who can't get through should keep trying. She says the access problems are a result of the bank managing traffic volume during peak use. She declined to say whether volume has surged in recent days.

Problems began on Friday, a day after the bank said it would start charging a $5 monthly fee for customers using debit cards. Burke insists there's no connection. Burke says there's been no hacking and no customer information was compromised.

Bank of America, based in Charlotte, N.C., is the biggest U.S. bank by deposits.

 

According to Survey, Number of Workers Living Paycheck to Paycheck at Pre-Recession Levels

According to Survey, Number of Workers Living Paycheck to Paycheck at Pre-Recession Levels

As the U.S. keeps a close eye on the stock market; CareerBuilder’s survey shows the financial situation for some households is improving. Forty-two percent of workers say they usually or always live paycheck to paycheck, an improvement from 43 percent in 2010 and in line with levels seen back in 2007. The number of workers who have missed a bill payment has decreased year-over-year; one-in-five (20 percent) say they have missed payments on bills in the last year, slightly improved from 22 percent at this time last year. This is according to a new nationwide survey of more than 5,200 workers by CareerBuilder that was conducted from May 18 to June 3, 2011.