The massive Independence development project is continuing, potentially doubling the city of Hinesville's population by adding up to 10,000 new homes.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank recently launched remote deposit capture technology that allows businesses to deposit checks without actually having to set foot inside the bank.
The Heritage Bank has announced the expansion of its board of directors.
Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting celebration recently for Sherwin-Williams in Hinesville. The industrial, commercial and residential paint store is at 1030 West Oglethorpe Highway. Cliff Hutto is the manager. The business participates in the Sherwin-Williams Neighbor-to-Neighbor Community/Professional Organization Program. Chamber members receive discounts and Sherwin-Williams donates 3 percent of the proceeds from their purchases back to the chamber.
Construction is under way on both sides of Highway 84 as two businesses expand in Hinesville.
As you're probably aware, the traditional pension plan has not fared so well in recent years. In fact, many large companies have frozen or discontinued their plans.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes office between April 2 and 6. The listings include the names of sellers and buyers; the book and page where the deed can be found in the 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. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
The 2007 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Distinguished Service Award, the brand's highest honor, was presented in March to Mark Bolton, vice president of marketing and member services of Coastal Electric Cooperative. Coastal Electric is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative.
Hinesville, along with most of the rest of the state, had more jobs in March than the month before, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
Developer Clay Sikes said that with the $28 million loan for construction of Independence Place Apartments, "We are finally beginning to see the materialization of our vision in physical form."
J. Thomas Wiley has been selected as president and chief executive officer of Coastal Bankshares, Inc. and The Coastal Bank.
Charlotte Goff recently retired from Coastal Communications after serving the company for a 45 years.
Cindy's Printing has hired Jim McIntosh as its new manager.
For home improvement professionals, gone are the days of plain old hammers and screwdrivers. For speed and convenience, they rely on power tools.
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.
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler told area employers Tuesday the Department of Labor's mission is to put people back to work and make clear to businesses what is expected of them under the law so they can be successful.