To the millions of college and high school seniors who recently graduated: congratulations on a job well done. After the celebration dies down, you'll no doubt be eager to embark on life's next chapter, whether it's finding a job, preparing for college or enrolling in military or community service.
The Coastal Courier this year won three awards in the Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, including best website in Georgia in the bi- and tri-weekly publications division.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor is teaming with the State Employer Committee to offer a course on compliance challenges during an employment-law and legislative-issues update Wednesday in Morrow.
On the road to strengthening the area's economic vitality, Liberty County leaders last week acknowledged that workforce weaknesses could be hampering industrial growth. They have created a task force to face the concerns.
The Bennett Agency of Hinesville and Jesup has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2013.
VIP Office Furniture and Supply recently was recognized by its peers within its industry.
Origami Owl by Charmed Perfection hosted a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on May 23 at the chamber offices, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
Farmer's Natural Foods hosted its 30-year anniversary celebration and ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on May 2 at 754 E.G. Miles Parkway.
Barbara Meyers has been selected as chief executive officer of Gateway Behavioral Health Services.
Parents who have a child going away to college have more to worry about than partying and failing grades.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Hinesville's unemployment rate declined to 8.4 percent in April, down 0.2 percent from 8.6 percent in March.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority on Wednesday awarded $7,500 to Dryden Enterprises for three Main Street façade improvements.
Aimee Harris has been appointed to head up the new Jones, Osteen and Jones location in Richmond Hill at 10221 Ford Ave., suite 4.
The Hinesville City Council held a special meeting Wednesday morning to review, discuss and approve the final plat for the Magnolia Oaks Shopping Center at Airport Road and Highway 196 West.
Landowners in Georgia may have a chance to cut their income taxes in half.
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.