ATHENS - In fiscal year 2006, Georgia's deepwater port activity directly and indirectly supported 286,476 jobs and was responsible for $55.8 billion in sales, $14.9 billion in income and $2.8 billion in state and local taxes, according to a new study released by the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.
In commemoration of the 39th anniversary of the Federal Fair Housing Act, JC Vision & Associates, Inc. will host a luncheon at the San's Hotel and Suites, 726 E. Oglethorpe Hwy. in Hinesville, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce met for its Progress through People breakfast March 20 at the Ludowici Church of God.
Hampton Island Preserve, a private retreat set on a 4,000-acre island off the coast of Georgia, has announced recent staff changes, including promoting Matthew Roher to general manager.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce joined Karen and Ricky Waters on March 24 to celebrate the grand opening of their County Line Barn.
Beth Braun with Islands Real Estate and Appraisal Co. in Midway has earned the accredited buyer representation designation from the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council, Inc. of the National Association of Realtors.
Experience Works, the nation's largest training and employment organization for mature workers, is searching for Georgia's outstanding older worker.
If you breathed a sigh of relief when you put away that algebra or geometry textbook for the last time, you might not be eager to take up the subject of math again. However, by doing some number crunching, you can put a "price tag" on your long-term financial goals, and that's the first step toward achieving them.
Georgia and South Carolina have announced they plan to put aside differences and work together to create a proposed Jasper terminal site on land along the Savannah River.
The AARP Tax Aide Foundation will offer free tax help for taxpayers with middle to low income, with special attention to those age 60 and older.
It's a problem that has become an epidemic in the utility industry. Across the country, increasing incidences of copper theft are met with rising fatalities and outages to thousands of people.
The city of Hinesville will host a homebuyers education workshop from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31.
A class, "Developing a Winning Business Plan" is planned for 1-5 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in the Small Business Assistance Center Conference Room at 111 E. Liberty Street in Savannah.
The Coastal Courier, Liberty County's long-standing source for local news and event information, will reduce its printing schedule beginning the first week of October. As we transition to a two-edition-per-week frequency, readers can expect the Friday publication's content and features to be rolled into larger Wednesday and Sunday editions.
Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced Monday that all 159 Georgia counties have been designated Camera Ready.
Some new research shows millennials are making a lot of mistakes when it comes to credit.
Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Liberty County Complex in Midway.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.
Curves International Inc. announced last week that participating Curves, including the Hinesville location, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.
SAVANNAH - Former soldiers Kevin Ryan, Dan Sartin and Jeff Hyatt, have been putting the entrepreneurial skills they learned in the Army to good use, launching their own craft brewery, Service Brewing Company.
CivilianJobs.com, a site that helps connect America's military members with civilian careers, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on Fort Stewart. The event is sponsored by the Fort Stewart Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program.
Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy continued to expand during the second quarter of 2014 and should experience strong growth throughout the year.
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