Consumer

  Don't Be a Victim: Storm Scams

With Hurricane Florence taking aim at the East Coast and several other storms brewing, it's a good time to remind you - fraud often follows disasters.

Don’t Be a Victim: First-time gun buyers

Many people are considering purchasing a handgun for the very first time to protect themselves. If that includes you, there are some things new gun owners need to know.

  Don’t Be a Victim: Cyber scamming

Scammers are always trying to get their hands on your information and your money. There is one segment of the population they seem to target more than others.

  2 Sears in southeast Georgia to close as company continues to downsize

Sears Holdings will close another 46 locations - including 13 Kmart stories - by November.  Two local Sears stories in Georgia will shut their doors as a part of the shutdown.

  Public housing goes smoke-free across U.S.

Across the nation, federally-funded public housing is now officially smoke-free as of this week.

  Microblading law designates eyebrow procedure as tattoo

Microblading, a semi-permanent tattooing of the eyebrows, is one of the hottest trends in cosmetology, and a new Georgia law is hoping to keep you safer if you try it.

Study: Capital One most complained about credit card

A study by the Georgia PIRG Education Fund found that Capital One was the most complained about credit card issuer by the amount of complaints filed.

IRS warns of phony payment phone calls

The Internal Revenue Service warns consumers about a sophisticated phone scheme targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, around the U.S.

Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers tips on charitable giving

Secratary of State Brian Kemp offers tip about charitable giving for the holiday system.

LIST: Black Friday 2013 deals

Check out this list of Black Friday sales and deals on social media. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #blackfriday2013.

Shoppers gear up for tax-free shopping in South Carolina

South Carolina residents are taking part in the tax-free holiday.

Family Finance: Real estate tips for current market

With mortgage rates rising quickly, many might wonder if now is a good time to buy or sell a home.

Gear up for National Doughnut Day

Friday is National Doughnut Day.

Health dept. warns of phone scheme

The Georgia Dept. of Public Health is warning residents about a phone scheme.

AAA survey: April car sales get boost

Americans love for new cars was a major factor for automakers best April for car and truck sales since 2007, according to a AAA survey.

Family Finance: Last-minute tax reminders

It's less than two weeks until the deadline to file your federal income tax.

Financial abuse prevention for senior citizens

See classes, links and resources aimed to prevent and protect senior citizens from financial abuse.

Consumer College scheduled for May

Each year, the Chatham County Seniors and Law Enforcement Together Council hosts the Consumer College.

Watch out for vacation schemes

The Governor's Office of Consumer Protection in Georgia offers tips for protecting against travel schemes.

Identity theft tips

Georgia ranks No. 2 in identity theft cases. Get tips for preventing identity theft.

Free IRS tax filing day begins

Jan. 30 has been declared Free File Day, which is the first day that the IRS officially starts accepting 2012 tax returns via its Free File service.

75-Watt light bulb phase out under way

In 2013, consumers can say goodbye to the 75-Watt light bulb.

Home loan details from Sam's Club, Home Depot

Consumer are feeling more comfortable shopping for financial products outside of a traditional bank, and a growing number of retailers are stepping up their game.

Be smart about charitable giving

Donors may consider giving to charities during the holiday season or before the year's end for a tax deduction.

AAA: Gas prices won't affect holiday travel plans

AAA / IHS Global Insight 2012/13 Year-end Holiday Travel Forecast releases its predictions for this year's travel and spending figures expected over the holiday season.

AAA predicts rise in holiday spending

AAA's Consumer Pulse Survey shows that consumers are shopping earlier and looking for deals.

Federal agency accepts credit reporting bureau complaints

Consumers can now file federal complaints about credit reporting tactics.

2003 - Auction K

Auction "K"
Sponsored by Palmetto Electric

VanLandingham Rotary Club Auction

Join in the fun. Find a terrific bargain. Tune in Sunday, Oct. 5, from 1 'til 4PM.

2003 - Auction I

Sponsored by:  Charter 1 North Realty and Marketing

2003 - Auction B

Sponsored by:  First Federal

2003 - Auction E

Sponsored by: Hilton Head Regional Medical Center

2003 - Auction C

Sponsored by:  First Federal

2003 - Auction A

Sponsored by Hargray

2003 - Auction H

2003 - Auction F

Sponsored by:  Hilton Head Regional Medical Center

2003 - Auction D

Sponsored by:  Coastal Plains

2003 - Auction J

Sponsored by:  Palmetto Electric

2003 - Auction G

Sponsored by:  VRC Secret Society