Christmas came early for Charlene Parlett of Hinesville, whose name was drawn as the grand prize winner of a $500 downtown shopping spree courtesy of the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority. The drawing concluded a three-week promotion.
If you have a computer and really don't know where all your money goes, your life can be easier if you invest in personal-finance budget software. Nearly all of the finance programs have reports that you can customize and generate. Want to know how much you're spending for groceries? Or how much miscellaneous cash went to coffee in the morning? The program will tell you. Your bank statement will include the debit-card amounts, which you'll need to add in, but not the cash you spend. You'll need to enter that as well.
When Ben Franklin famously wrote "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," I'm pretty sure he wasn't warning his readers about the perils of cyber crime. But in today's world of phishing, shoulder-surfing and computer spyware, his advice hits home.
Area residents, as well as those across the state, now have another choice when it comes to picking an insurance provider.
Grants are available to private landowners to help restore and conserve longleaf pine trees.
Liberty County Chamber of Commerce interim director Leah Poole officially accepted the permanent position as executive director of the chamber on Thursday morning.
JESUP - Chad NeSmith, general manager of NeSmith Walker Chevrolet Buick Pontiac GMC in Jesup, announced last week that the dealership hired Shawn Brookshire as the new general sales manager.
WASHINGTON - December is generally a bad time to look for work, and even worse now that the unemployment rate is nearing double digits. But there's reason for some optimism this holiday season.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., will sponsor a series of workshops during the open enrollment season for the Medicare Part D prescription drug program.
The Coastal Courier is getting near unveiling a new website. It is still under construction, but we thought you might like to get a look and tell is what you think or make suggestions on what you'd like on it. The address, for now, is beta.coastalcourier.com. Click there and it will take you to it. And we'd appreciate hearing about any problems you see so we can fix them before the site is live.
Liberty and Long counties' legal organ cut a ribbon on its remodeled office building Thursday. The Coastal Courier newspaper, established in 1871, celebrated yesterday the long-awaited renovation of its 30-year-old office building on South Main Street in downtown Hinesville.
Demere Nesmith, dealer principal of NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC in Claxton, announced recently that the company is launching a 15-day "Facebook FunRaiser - The Great Toy Giveaway" to benefit Toys For Tots, Backus Children's Hospital and Salvation Army. Through Dec. 15, NeSmith will donate a toy for every new person that "likes" their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/nesmithchevroletclaxton.
Area farmers and others across the state may be eligible for low-interest federal emergency loans after the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 151 counties as primary disaster areas due to drought and excessive heat since July 1.
NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC of Claxton is hoping to make three people very happy this holiday season.
Local retailers were busy the Friday after Thanksgiving, catering to cost conscious consumers, many of them soldiers recently returned to Fort Stewart from Iraq. Since October, about 5,000 3rd Infantry Division troops have redeployed. This week and next the bulk of the 3rd ID's 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team is expected to return home.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority has received a 2016 Clean Air Excellence Award from the Environmental Protection Agency for its electric rubber-tired gantry crane program ...
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for June was 6 percent, up 1 percentage point from May ...
McIntosh Sustainable Environment and Economic Development, based in Darien, has received a grant from the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities to implement the ...
SAVANNAH - Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently donated $5,000 to Armstrong State University for the second consecutive year.
Leadership Southeast Georgia, a leadership development program for professionals across 10 counties, is calling for nominations for the 2017 course.
Bojangles' will open a new franchise restaurant in Hinesville on Monday.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting July 13 for Stoners Pizza Joint at 103-D Gen. Screven Way in Hinesville.
SAVANNAH - The MOL Benefactor was the first vessel to call on Savannah through the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal. At a capacity of ...
Coastal Electric Cooperative Director John T. Woods III of Sunbury earned his Director Gold Certificate recently from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
Keith Freeman says he has been enamored with solar power since the 1970s while attending the University of Alabama.
Hollie Moore Barnidge, the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority's Main Street program manager, addressed business leaders at the Hinesville Downtown Partners meeting Thursday at VIP ...
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting July 8 for Security Finance. The ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the grand reopening ...
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is taking nominations for the 2016-17 class of Leadership Liberty.
SAVANNAH - Howard Family Dental Foundation, the charitable foundation of a dental office group based in coastal Georgia and South Carolina, donated $30,000 last month ...
LAS VEGAS - Phallin Black of Ludowici was recognized during Plexus Worldwide's 2016 Dream On Convention last month at the MGM Grand Hotel. Black was ...