Fall is a great time to take a vacation.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold a Basics of Social Media class from 2:30-5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at the chamber/CVB offices, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate increased to 10.2 percent in June, up 0.9 percent from May, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
The Dewar Group based in Valdosta announced this week that it plans to rehabilitate Raintree, Northgate and Baytree apartments in Hinesville. The group's project team - made up of developers, builders, architects and property managers - intends to submit an application in the next month for a noncompetitive grant to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs to help fund the rehab. Company officials said they also will work with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development office in Atlanta.
Loyal shoppers who have patronized Hinesville's 25-year-old Food Lion supermarket on Gen. Screven Way soon will have to go elsewhere for their groceries.
Golden Corral Buffet and Grill will open its newest restaurant, at 741 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24.
Lisa Davis has joined the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce as its new administrative assistant.
Have you ever been turned down for a credit card and wondered why? Or gotten approved for a car loan or mortgage but suddenly the interest rate and fees are much higher than in the initial quote?
Riceboro city officials confirmed this week that SNF Chemtall Inc. is building a development laboratory at its Riceboro facility.
The groundbreaking has been set for Medient Studios' massive development planned in Effingham County.
The Georgia Municipal Association recently named Hinesville among 13 cities considered major economic hub cities outside metropolitan Atlanta, according to Mayor Jim Thomas.
ATLANTA - The Technology Association of Georgia, in collaboration with the Business and Technology Alliance of TAG, is accepting applications and nominations for the 2013 Excalibur Awards, which recognize Georgia companies and organizations that demonstrate the best use of technology, typically provided by a third-party, to solve complex issues and processes in business and education.
United Military Care hosted a ribbon cutting and open house Wednesday at 400 N. Main St. in Hinesville.
SYLVANIA - Savannah River Farms, a vendor at the Hinesville Farmers Market, recently received approval by the USDA as an on-farm slaughter and processing facility.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Carl R. Varnedoe of Jones, Osteen & Jones in Hinesville received an award of achievement for outstanding service to the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia on June 21 during the organization's annual meeting.
A Liberty County manufacturer is among 255 companies worldwide selected to participate in a Massachusetts Institute of Technology study that explores whether manufacturing can be reinvigorated in the United States.
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.