The Liberty County Manufacturing Collaboration is partnering with Savannah Technical College and the Liberty College and Career Academy to sponsor a two-year, paid apprenticeship program that begins in August.
Thursday afternoon saw the beginning of the fifth year for Hinesville's Farmers Market in Bradwell Park. From May to November, Liberty County residents can find fresh local fruits and vegetables at reasonable prices.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Donations from customers at Fred's Super Dollar stores brought in $737,655 for its annual campaign benefitting the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate was unchanged at 8 percent from February to March, but it was down from 8.6 percent in March a year ago, according to a Georgia Department of Labor report last week.
Several upcoming events were discussed at the recent Long County Chamber of Commerce April business meeting.
Four Liberty County industrial employers are seeking candidates for paid apprenticeships that will begin in August.
Donald Mixon, program director for the Air Evac Lifeteam based in Jesup, recently was named senior program director for the company. Mixon will continue to serve as the Jesup program director and also will supervise program directors in Cordele, Statesboro and Douglas.
The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently appointed Amanda Scott as its program manager.
According to the National Pork Board, U.S. pork demand domestically grew by 5.6 percent in 2013. Committed to contributing to more growth in 2014 by serving pork at its restaurants, Shane's Rib Shack is preparing to host its annual rib giveaway.
A mobile shredder will be at Altamaha Credit Union in Ludowici from 4-6 p.m. Thursday. It is open to anyone who wants to bring documents that need to be shredded, free of charge and unlimited amount of shred.
If you've been on the Internet for a number of years and have refused to buy the latest and greatest things that have come out, you might currently have an unsupported operating system.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo - a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.
KMP Studio and KT's Kupkakes and Kandii held a joint ribbon cutting and grand opening in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on March 28 at 445 E.G. Miles Parkway in Hinesville.
Bottoms Up held a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of its new business space April 8 at 217 C Butler St. in Midway. The event was done with support from the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
Keoni Lino recently opened Lino's Street Customs LLC at 1661-C E. Oglethorpe Highway, across from the La Quinta Inn in Flemington. To celebrate, a grand opening was held April 10.
Melissa Carter Ray recently completed development authority training, provided by the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government, for local leaders who have been appointed or reappointed to an authority.
Savannah Technical College will host a Military Career Fair and Hiring Event from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in building 705 (100 W. 15th St.) on Fort Stewart.
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, all of Friday's features, including the community calendar, entertainment news, local sports, business news and Living Well will be rolled into either the Wednesday or Sunday editions. Advertising circulars and local advertising offers also will be combined with the Wednesday and Sunday editions. The Sunday edition will also include two full pages of color comics, a feature many readers have requested.
Into the Sun Tanning Salon hosted a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting Sept. 18 to celebrate its new location at 21 Isle of Wight Road in Midway.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for August was 9.1 percent, down 0.1 percent from 9.2 percent in July, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
Hinesville's Tractor Supply Company store will hold its grand opening Saturday with specially priced merchandise deals that will be honored through Sunday. The store officially opened for business Sept. 20.
A pending business transaction will weld Firth Rixson, a Liberty County aerospace manufacturer headquartered in Sheffield, United Kingdom, and Alcoa, a Pittsburgh-headquartered aluminum industry pioneer.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce recently held its quarterly Business After Hours event at the Candy Nook, one of Ludowici's newest businesses.
Alcoa is acquiring Firth Rixson, which employs more than 200 at its 240,000-square-foot operation in Tradeport East Business Center.
Ten percent of middle-aged Americans have their wages slashed by debtors, NPR reported last week, and over $50 billion in consumer credit card debt will likely be added to America's existing debt in 2014, according to a recent study by CardHub.
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.