Liberty County workers may take the Georgia Work Ready assessment test from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Savannah Technical College's Liberty Campus. The Work Ready initiative, which officials say ensures workers have valuable skills, easy access to training and world-class job opportunities, is sponsored by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, the Liberty County Board of Commissioners, the city of Hinesville, Savannah Technical College, the Liberty County Board of Education, the Liberty County Development Authority, the Department of Labor and several private organizations.
Homes for Heroes, a company affiliated with realtors, lenders and other real estate service providers, facilitates rebates and discounts for military personnel, police officers, firefighters, teachers, first responders and others who serve communities and the nation. The program is now available in Hinesville.
Riceboro City Council member Chris Stacy shared the early results of his city's efforts to put young people to work during Thursday's mid-month county commission meeting. Through the Summer Youth Training program, teens living in Riceboro are placed in summer jobs to learn about the workplace and explore future career options.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed a new member, Linx2Linx Service Teams, Inc.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed a new member, Larry's Giant Subs, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Hinesville has a new clothing and accessories store. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently admitted new member Justin Frasier, who owns Exclusive-Men, Women & Accessories. The chamber recently had a ribbon cutting and grand opening at the store at 908 S. Main St., suite 103.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.0 percent in June, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10.1 percent in May. This is the 33rd consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is now 9.5 percent.
The American Cancer Society in Richmond Hill received a $1,000 donation July 7 from volunteer Lynn Bennett.
The Georgia Chamber's Election Central webpage is live. Visitors to the site will find links to candidate information, voter resources, and key election dates.
ATLANTA - Back-to-school shoppers in Georgia won't get the benefit of a sales tax holiday this year.
Liberty County is closer than ever to achieving Georgia Work Ready certification, thanks to ongoing efforts by the Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Savannah Technical College and local participants.
SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced recently that the GPA experienced 25.3 percent container growth in May and has recorded six consecutive months of double-digit growth.
James E. Tillman, Sr., State Conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia today announced that 19 more south Georgia counties are in the high priority category for funding for the Southeast Forestry Initiative (SFI). The goal of the SFI is to develop, enhance or restore pine savannah habitat by the management and restoration of longleaf pine on private lands. The application period for this Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program initiative ends July 9, 2010.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce had its 2010-11 installation banquet Tuesday at the Ludowici Church of God. The organization installed new officers and recognized the county's business of the year.
Alicia LaVon Mullice, a 2010 graduate of Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, completed the requirements for her degree in December 2009. She passed the February 2010 Georgia Bar examination and recently was sworn in to practice law in the state of Georgia by Liberty County Superior Court Chief Judge David Cavender. About 25 family members and friends attended the June 7 ceremony in the superior courtroom.
UPDATE: According to Izola's Facebook Page the restaurant is once again open for business as of 11 a.m. today.
SAVANNAH - America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia received a $10,000 check from South State Bank Friday to address food insecurity in Coastal Georgia.
Coffee lovers, get ready. Starbucks is coming to the Oglethorpe Square Shopping Center.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., is predicting that it will open its new Hinesville store by mid March.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced last week that Metro Hinesville's jobless rate in November was 5.6 percent, down three-tenths of a ...
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