ATLANTA - One of the world's largest carpet makers has agreed to an $18 million settlement with employees who claimed the company hired illegal immigrants in an effort to reduce wages.
Whether you're still struggling to finish your taxes or you haven't even started, remember that Thursday is the day to either postmark and mail completed returns or file for an extension.
Liberty Square, a 108,752-square-foot shopping center in Hinesville, sold for $6.5 million last week.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced recently that net revenue collections for March totaled $998,239,000 compared with $987,986,000 for March 2009, an increase of $10,523,000 or 1 percent. This is the first monthly increase in revenues since November 2008.
Members of the military can benefit from the homebuyer tax credit extension legislation, which has been extended to include sales until April 30.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., recently announced they are seeking $105 million in federal funds to continue the deepening of the Savannah Harbor to ensure the country's fastest-growing container port can accommodate large cargo carriers.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Flower Pot Nursery on March 24.
With the opening of a new and expanded Dollar General store in Midway, local residents now have a greater selection when it comes to shopping for groceries and other goods.
About 75 vendors sought to make a profitable match with the government during the 2010 Business and Outreach Expo held Wednesday on Fort Stewart.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Hinesville remained unchanged at 8.8 percent in February from a revised 8.8 percent in January. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the area increased to 2,890, up 34 from 2,856 in January.
RICHMOND HILL - Century 21 Ways Station announced recently that Jolonda T. Greene received her Georgia real estate associate broker's license.
Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet in Hinesville, recently announced that the dealership is partnering with the Liberty County Recreation Department and Fort Stewart to provide athletes and coaches with baseball equipment, instructional clinics, a monetary donation and an opportunity to raise an additional $10,000 through a Chevy vehicle giveaway fundraiser. The effort by NeSmith is part of the Chevy Youth Baseball initiative, a nationwide campaign that runs through July.
At least 12 Richmond Hill luxury condos are slated to hit the auction block on April 17.
ATLANTA - State human services officials will use more than $200 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act as an incentive for private- and public-sector employers to hire 20,000 Georgians this summer.
The department is offering huge incentives to employers under two programs, TeenWork, which seeks to hire 15,000 teens this summer, and Jobs for Georgia, which will provide incentives for employers to hire 5,000 adult workers.
Since Save-A-Lot opened its doors to Hinesville residents earlier this month, store manager Fred Goings said business has been steady. The store features private-label brands in a warehouse-style setup designed to reduce costs for consumers.
The city of Hinesville pulled out all the stops for the inaugural Mayor's Small Business Conference, a 2½-hour event held filled with workshops, panels and networking opportunities designed to entice people to invest their business in Hinesville.
Liberty County recently was featured among "America's Top Sites for Business Prosperity and an Enjoyable Life" by Trade & Industry Development magazine.
Everyone dreams of taking a passion or hobby and finding a way to make a living from it.
Anglers Edge on Colonel's Island will remain a subdivision for site-built homes - for now.
The last few weeks have reminded me, yet again, that I really need more hours in every day.
Research reported by Harvard Business Review reports an interesting phenomenon. When “rock star” employees — Fortune 100 CEOs, chief software developers and top “hot shots” in advertising, consulting and law — get hired away, in many cases the luster of their all-star performances lessen.
A new poll by YouGov found when it comes to the American family, strictness is seen as a virtue, not a vice.
Speros, a full-service technology company based in Savannah, held a grand opening Wednesday for its new satellite office in Hinesville.
The Liberty County Development Authority on Wednesday approved entering into a partnership with the city of Hinesville and the Liberty County Board of Commissioners to pay off an extension on MidCoast Regional Airport.
With the release of the mega-expensive, and mega-anticipated, superhero tent-pole film “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” many critics have expressed fatigue at the manner in which Hollywood blockbusters portray their women heroes.
Arguably the most pervasive takeaway of The Pew Research Center's recent report on the religious landscape of America is that Christianity in America is on the decline, and religion itself may be falling out of fashion.
Americans seem to be falling in love with the single life.
When it comes to the modern American economy, location is everything. As recent studies have shown, your zip code makes a huge difference when it comes to upward mobility and career opportunities.
You can tell a lot about a person based on how he or she tips, at least according to author and researcher Kabir Sehghal.
In 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act as part of then president Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. As a result, the 40-hour workweek (based on the eight-hour workday) became fully integrated, and legislated, as part of American corporate culture.