ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Labor announced last week that 42,550 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in March, up 3.9 percent from February.
Century 21 Real Estate Corp. has recognized Linda DeLoach of Century 21 Action Realty for service and sales performance over the past year by awarding her three of the most prestigious corporation awards:
Ross Harding from the Herty Advanced Material Development Center believes people should start looking at trees as a source for fuel, even in their cars.
Last month, Willie F. Johnson, owner of Johnson Shoe Shop in Ludowici, died after a long illness.
Rotary President Father Will Carter jokingly said he would be "taking notes" when guest speaker Dr. Ervin Williams said his presentation was entitled Entrepreneurs and Angels.
RMR and Associates had a groundbreaking Tuesday, initiating the first step of a multi-faceted projected, which will culminate in what will eventually be Long County's The Town Square Village."
NEW YORK -- Martin NeSmith of NeSmith Chevrolet-Buick-Pontiac-GMC was named a General Motors Dealer of the Year last month in New York City and received a Jack Smith Leadership Award.
VIP Office Furniture and Supply, a coastal area office supplies and office furniture dealer, recently received a sales award from National Office Furniture.
Harris Ace Hardware & Building Supply was recently chosen as a 2008 Georgia Family Business of the Year winner.
ATLANTA -- In May, the United States Treasury will begin sending economic stimulus payments to more than 130 million households.
ATLANTA -- With the April 15 tax filing deadline fast approaching, the Georgia Department of Revenue has some reminders for the state's taxpayers.
MACON -- A Hinesville car dealer was among 25 others sanctioned at a Feb. 20 Georgia Board of Registration of Used Motor Vehicle Dealers special meeting for licensees to appeal.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that 40,963 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in February, an increase of 37.7 percent from February of 2007, when 29,738 were filed.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from March 3-14. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
Hugo Boss, a leading manufacturer of upscale men's and women's clothing and accessories, is expanding its Midway distribution center.
The Liberty County Development Authority balanced and approved all of its budgets last week. The budget is for fiscal-year 2016, which runs from July 1 through June 30.
Joe Sikes recently was selected as one of the 2015 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Brand Champions at the national CONNECT '15 conference held in Minneapolis.
Warren Buffett is one of the most succesful investors in history. He's currently worth over $70 billion, constantly ranking among the richest men in the world.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced last week the economy is still not strong enough to warrant a hike for interest rates, though she is optimistic the anticipated hike could arrive as soon as September.
American consumers are accumulating credit card debt at the same rate as before the recession, despite paying down a huge chunk of that borrowing during the first quarter of this year, according to CardHub’s 2015 Credit Card Debt Study released this week.
Last weekend, the newest installment in the Jurassic Park franchise, "Jurassic World," set the record for the highest opening weekend in history, beating out the previous champ, Marvel’s "The Avengers."
Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg announced Wednesday that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, had donated $5 million to a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants.
Hinesville has a new musical instrument sales, repair and instructional store. Backline Productions Services LLC opened its doors in March but held its official grand opening May 16.
As tuition increases, more and more economists and public figures are calling for a more pragmatic approach to what it should mean to get a college degree. The president of the Association of American Universities, Hunter Rawlings, disagrees.
One of the advantages to owning a small business is that you have additional tax deductions that are set up with business owners in mind. It’s hard to know which tax deductions are applicable to your individual situation, which is why you should work with an experienced tax accountant to maximize your write-offs.
Wal-Mart will hire up to 95 people to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this fall in Hinesville.
Ever heard of Kahuku High School in Hawaii? If not, now you'll probably never forget it.
After discussing his "mild racism" during his opening monologue for Saturday Night on May 16, stand-up comedian Louis C.K. ruffled some feathers by joking about knowing a "neighborhood child molester" in his youth.
The rise of mandatory paid leave for both men and women who have children has been meteoric, according to The New Republic's Lauren Sandler.
There's a fine line between confidence and arrogance, and unfortunately in business, it can be the make-or-break quality of a successful leader. Arrogant leaders are prone to being disagreeable and aggressive; they tend to push down their employees, drain away motivation and loyalty and paralyze productivity. Erika Napoletano, in a recent Entrepreneur.com article, calls arrogance “the idiot cousin of the confident businessperson.” Motivational sales trainer Patrick Henry Hansen, who has advised my company on a number of issues over the years, puts it this way: Confidence is always attractive, and arrogance is always repulsive.