WASHINGTON - The housing market plunged deeper into despair last month, with sales of new homes plummeting to their lowest level in more than 12 years.
George and Babs Holtzman, owners/brokers, have announced the promotion of Brian Maike to sales manager of Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors Residential Sales Division.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Public Service Commission has modified its natural gas price comparison chart to better assist you in finding the natural gas price plan that best fits your needs. If you are on a variable rate plan, now is the time to see how your rate compares. You could be paying over $50 more this month for natural gas than you need to.
The Georgia Department of Labor reports the Hinesville area added 100 payroll jobs last month; the county's unemployment rate declined one-half of one percent.
Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors is sponsoring free career seminars designed to familiarize current and potential real estate licensees with basic information about the residential real estate profession.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Dec. 10-14. 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.
The Georgia Department of Economic Development deemed Liberty County an "Entrepreneur Friendly" community on Dec. 13.
The Home Builders Association of Greater Savannah is sponsoring a Christmas luncheon for area residents in need on Dec. 23 at Johnson Square. The first annual Christmas In The Square will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature a traditional Christmas holiday feast that includes turkey, sweet potatoes and all of the trimmings, said Patty Rietkovich, who is the HBAGS executive officer.
The Internal Revenue Service announced it will immediately begin the final reprogramming steps for its income-tax processing systems to prepare for the upcoming tax season following final passage of the Alternative Minimum Tax "patch" Wednesday by the House.
Note: Hinesville people/business listed under voluntary cease and desist orders and unpaid fines.
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WASHINGTON -- Housing construction fell in November and single-family activity dropped to the lowest level in more than 16 years as a severe housing slump showed no signs of a turnaround.
Charles M. Gaskin Jr., a registered representative with Woodbury Financial Services in Midway has earned one of PLANCO's highest honors - membership in The Monarch Society for The Hartford Mutual Funds.
Ronnie's Pizza opened Dec. 7 n the Ludowici Plaza and, according to owner John Arnold Sr., the pizza will be worth picking up.
KC Photography was welcomed as a new member of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday at the chamber offices in Hinesville.
SAVANNAH - Vice President Joe Biden visited the Georgia Port Authority's Garden City Ocean Terminal on Monday and discussed the importance of infrastructure investment to exports, economic competitiveness and job creation.
Vicki Myers said she has always shared a love for biblical history, especially biblical plants, with her husband, Bryan County Commissioner Steve Myers. They made a home in Richmond Hill nearly 12 years ago, but they also discovered a wealth of untended land deep in the heart of Bryan County, perfect for harvesting the ancient crops the couple had always dreamed of.
Meeting Tuesday in Pembroke, the Bryan County Board of Commissioners took several steps related to the proposed Belfast Commerce Centre and I-95 interchange, which planners hope will bring big-box retailers and light industry to Richmond Hill's south side.
CH2MHill/OMI Public Works had a ribbon cutting, grand opening and open house Sept. 6 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at the business' new facility at 613 E.G. Miles Parkway in Hinesville.
The Dog's Spot Daycare hosted a ribbon cutting, grand opening and open house Aug. 31 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at 229 W. Gen. Screven Way in Hinesville.
SAVANNAH - James E. Rogers, The Coastal Bank senior vice president and Hinesville/Liberty County market executive, has been appointed to the Coastal Area District Development Authority board of directors and loan committee, representing Liberty County.
The Long County Development Authority went before the Long County Commission on Tuesday to ask for assistance in having a deceleration lane placed at the industrial site.
SAVANNAH - Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love and guests recently celebrated the grand opening of STC's Aviation Training Center.
Joseph Grant State Farm Insurance hosted a ribbon cutting Aug. 23 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at 101 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
A month ago, motorists heading north on Interstate 95 through Liberty and Bryan counties noticed an air-crane helicopter and construction crews on the ground installing 100-foot steel poles. This week, motorists may notice a smaller helicopter as it pulls the lead wire through a tracking spool on each transmission pole.
Into the Sun Tanning Salon will host its one-year anniversary party from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at 217 Butler St. in Midway.
Lynn Bennett of Richmond Hill has been recognized by Allstate Insurance Company for superior standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitability.
The Liberty-Long Employer Committee on Aug. 13 joined the ranks of donors to Liberty County's growing Backpack Buddies program.
National developer Fletcher Management Company is expanding the footprint of their newest development, WaterWays Township, in Richmond Hill.