Lee Boggess, director of the Liberty County YMCA, addresses the Rotary Club Tuesday about literacy worldwide. According to the 2000 census, 96 percent of people speak English well in Liberty County compared to the state's 98 percent average. Boggess also informed the group 20 percent of the world's population is illiterate.
The Reader Favorites Ballot is available online this year.
Two planned subdivisions are expected to appear on Colonel's Island soon, and they are considered unique among the many developments going up in the county.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from July 2-6. 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.
Sawgrass Landing, a planned $50 million residential and commercial development, is scheduled to begin construction in Midway this fall.
Three recent graduates from the College of Information Technology at Georgia Southern University have joined the consulting firm BravePoint, where, as new employees, they are first-time participants in a special training program.
Moomie's Fried Chicken opened June 9 and offers fried chicken, chicken wings, gizzards, cornbread and more.
The ongoing saga involving Liberty Square in Long County appears to be headed toward resolution.
Mainship Corp. recently announced it will shift production of its Pilot and Trawler models from its Midway plant to the main manufacturing facility of its parent company, Luhrs Marine Group, in St. Augustine, Fla.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office between and June 18-22. 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 you 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.
Trade deficit rises to second highest level this year, reflecting jump in foreign oil bill
Liberty County Commissioner Pat Bowen will soon lose his business to bulldozers - a result of the widening of Highway 196 east.
"The shoes of men like John Toby Woods and Jack Waters are hard to fill," said Ronnie Bragdon, new president of Coastal Electric Cooperative, naming his two predecessors.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a resource forum at Savannah Technical College to educate entrepreneurs' methods of enhancing their existing businesses or starting new ones.
Matt Jensen had a plan to land a job as a coding developer in the computer industry. He would first earn a bachelor's degree in information systems, which would immerse him in business management, coding language and computer security.
During her Academy Awards acceptance speech, actress Patricia Arquette delivered a message about equal pay for women.
I'm always writing about the virtues of flexible schedules and work-life balance.
Participating in your employer’s Going Out of Business sale is a solid indicator that a job change is inevitable. However, if your employer’s books are solidly in the black, how do you know the right time, if ever, to change jobs?
The ability to communicate, whether written or spoken, was recently noted by the Pew Research Center as the skill American adults think is most necessary to be successful.
Wal-Mart's recent decision to raise its minimum wage to $9 an hour may not be as altruistic as some would believe.
Thanks to the Internet, the world has come to expect instant gratification in its quest for information. But the expectation of cheap, fast delivery has come at a price: It has become harder for artists, writers and musicians to make a living selling their work.
Lego has long been a favorite toy, but the company’s recent growth has spurred it to new heights.
As millennials begin to overtake the baby boomers and Gen X in size it will become increasingly important for businesses to target them as customers.
Caesarstone, a manufacturer of engineered quartz surfaces, will expand in Richmond Hill and create 130 additional jobs, according to a news release from Gov. Nathan Deal's office. The plan for expansion, which quietly has been in the works under code name "Project Honey," comes before the opening of Caesarstone's new plant at Belfast Commerce Centre.
Holtzman Insurance Agency recently received Allstate's distinguished agency award for outstanding performance in 2014. The Holtzmans received an expense-paid trip to Hawaii in June 2015.
Business owners and managers in the Hinesville area now have a new digital agency to help increase their customer base.
Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.
If you’ve been out of the job interview game for a while, jumping back in is intimidating. Should you emphasize your title? What relevant skills matter most? Where do you start? Whether you’re an accomplished job applicant or a newbie, here are tips for standing out from the crowd:
Every job has requirements. Factory workers are required to do specific tasks every day. Doctors have to abide by certain health and ethical codes in caring for patients. Cooks have to prepare food according to the menu.