Employees of the Comcast office in Hinesville were among the 50,000 Comcast employees, families and friends who participated in the seventh annual "Comcast Cares Day," one of the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer efforts, Saturday.
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Labor reported last week that the unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area declined to 5.0 percent in March, down two-tenths of one percent from 5.2 percent in February.
SAVANNAH -- Coastal Bankshares, Inc. and its subsidiary, The Coastal Bank, have acquired BankSouth's Savannah branches as part of a plan to expand The Coastal Bank's footprint and increase assets.
A Liberty/Long County job fair, sponsored by the Liberty County Department of Labor Employee Committee of Hinesville, will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at Savannah Technical College's Hinesville campus.
NEWTON SQUARE, PA. -- GMH Military Housing, the former military housing division of GMH Communities Trust, announced Wednesday that it has been acquired by Balfour Beatty plc, a UK-based international engineering, construction, investment and services group, for an aggregate purchase price of $350.5 million.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County Development Authority approved two new businesses to go into the Industrial Park on Highway 84 Tuesday.
The Georgia Land Trust, which used a loan from the Open Space Institute to acquire a 201-acre tract adjacent to Fort Stewart, is branching out into other areas of the state.
ATLANTA -- Georgia Power is asking the Public Service Commission for a 3 percent rate increase to cover the rising cost of buying coal and natural gas.
The Hinesville Area Board of Realtors had its annual awards banquet at the Celebration castle in Long County in March. Award winners included Edward Milan (left) of Coldwell Banker, Rookie of the Year; Barbara Wheeler of Century 21, Top Producer of the Year and Eric Lukkarinen, Realtor of the Year. HABR is a member-driven, not-for-profit association that serves real estate professionals in Liberty County and surrounding areas.
SAVANNAH -- Banking professional G. Mike Odom Jr. recently joined The Coastal Bank as executive vice president and Liberty County division president.
Hazel Hendrix of Century 21 in Statesboro and the Georgia Association of Realtors Region 9 director talked about the challenges and issues in the real estate industry at the monthly Hinesville Board on Realtors meeting on April 16 at the Celebration Castle in Long County.
CLAXTON -- Demere NeSmith, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet Buick Pontiac GMC in Claxton, has announced the dealership will have a late night customer appreciation on Friday, 8-midnight.
The Yellow Co. has announced that Yellow Bluff Coastal Cottages & Marina will be the site of the 2008 Holiday Coastal Cottage.
Baconton Missionary Baptist Church will host its second annual Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. Local establishments will be on hand with information about their companies and employment applications. Full-time, part-time and summer jobs will be available. For more information, call the church at 368-9154.
A Hinesville businessman's Spring Tide Communities recently announced plans to join the Pollution Prevention Assistance Division's Partnership for a Sustainable Georgia in a Glynn County development.
Now that Americans' collective Thanksgiving Day indulgence has been reduced to delicious leftovers, consumers have come out of their turkey-induced stupor and are ready to hunt for holiday sales.
Cut Loose Hair Salon held a ribbon cutting, grand re-opening and open house in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 22 at 809 Willowbrook Place No. 109 in Hinesville.
AARP is looking for volunteers to help with its Tax-Aide program.
A nationwide retailer that cites philanthropic involvement as a cornerstone of its business is on track to double its impact this year within Coastal Georgia.
The sluggish housing market has picked up in Liberty and Long Counties, following an economic downturn and the return of many Fort Stewart soldiers from deployment overseas, local realtors say. The transient military community has always fueled the local housing market, they said. Whether a soldier plans to buy a home and retire here, or simply wants to rent a home until the next set of orders arrives, there are options available to suit most budgets.
Offering employers a skilled workforce is an important aspect of economic development, according to local leaders. A community's supply of skilled workers can help attract manufacturers and other businesses, thus creating jobs for local residents and making the give-and-take a win-win for everyone.
Richmond Hill City Council members approved a measure Tuesday aimed at bringing more business into certain parts of the city.
Studio K Massage and Bodywork had a ribbon cutting Tuesday at its new location, 1060 Highway 196 W. in Hinesville.
The Coastal Bank in Hinesville is raising money and accepting unwrapped toys for the Marine's Toys for Tots Foundation fundraiser and toy drive.
The board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development recently announced graduates from the 2013 Region 12 multi-day training program.
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Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Georgia's net tax collections for October totaled $1.46 billion, an increase of approximately $81.75 million, or 5.9 percent, compared to October 2012.
SAVANNAH - United Way of the Coastal Empire recently announced it selected Savannah Technical College as a strategic-initiative partner for economic independence with a grant for $290,000.
As construction equipment kicked up dust in the background, Caesarstone USA broke ground on its first North American manufacturing facility in a ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the Belfast Commerce Centre in Richmond Hill.
A Korean-owned logistics company says it will employ up to 50 people in a distribution center it is establishing near Midway.