ATLANTA - Shane's Rib Shack, a Petrus Brands company, is expanding further into South Georgia with six new locations, including Hinesville, Savannah, Pooler and Valdosta, and into South Carolina with future store openings in Beaufort.
Liberty County Development Authority board members met early Tuesday to review a memorandum of understanding that would bring them a step closer to welcoming a sizeable, though still unnamed, employer to the area.
The Georgia School Boards Association has awarded the Coastal Courier the GSBA Beacon Award for its coverage of local education.
Anna Chafin, director of marketing and research for the Liberty County Development Authority, has been named to the Leadership Georgia Class of 2010.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that 72,298 laid-off workers filed initial claims for state unemployment insurance benefits in November, a decrease of 2,182 from November 2008.
The Altamaha Federal Credit Union broke ground Friday for its Ludowici office on Highway 84..
The new Realty Executives Liberty Office building recently opened at 401 S. Main St. in Hinesville.
Joblessness in the Hinesville area was up again in October, but still tracking better than the state's.
The Coastal Courier debuts a free, daily e-mail publication, Good Morning Liberty, on Tuesday.
MidCoast Regional Airport welcomed Greg Schramuk as the new general manager this month, and he is prepared to help the airport's business take off. Schramuk has education, training and flight experience by his side; he holds a degree in aviation management and a commercial pilot's license with a certified instructor endorsement.
Local merchants are hopeful they will have a profitable holiday season, even in a slow economy. The busy pre-Christmas shopping period will kick off the day after Thanksgiving, known to retailers as "Black Friday."
The Liberty County Development Authority recently took action on several items.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly to 10.2 percent in October, up one-tenth of a percent from a revised 10.1 percent in September.
Barbara Meador, Cathy O'Hagan and MeLissa Green of VIP Office Furniture and Supply recently won prizes at the TriMega Focus 2009 conference in Hollywood, Fla. Meador won $1,000, O'Hagan won an iPod Nano and Green won a 750GB desktop hard drive.
As a business leader and resident of the Hinesville/Liberty County area, Allstate agency owner Lynn Bennett, of the Bennett Agency, has been designated a premier service agency for 2009.
ATLANTA - Georgia Power has issued a renewed warning for customers of criminal scam artists attempting to defraud both business and residential customers over the phone.
Pembroke welcomed a new business to the historic downtown last week as Shops on Main opened it's doors to customers on April 11.
Liberty County residents used to have to leave town to go to Dick's Sporting Goods or TJ Maxx.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting April 7 for Aqua Brill Pet Store, 318A Welborn Street in Hinesville.
Dryden Enterprises, Inc. broke ground Thursday at its new location along South Main Street between the Heritage Bank drive-thru and Brinkley Floor Covering.
Ulta Beauty will open its Hinesville store on the Oglethorpe Square on April 21.
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