In Hinesville-Fort Stewart, home prices, including distressed sales, declined by 12.36 percent in February 2010 compared with February 2009, according to First American CoreLogic, a financial services company that specializes in surety and title insurance. Excluding foreclosures and other distressed transactions, the year-over-year house price index for February was down 8.01 percent, compared to January, when prices were down 6.12 percent.
As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for mobile devices and services, AT&T recently announced the activation of a new cell site on Fort Stewart that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses in and around the military base.
As part of Comcast Cares Day, nearly 40 volunteers gathered Saturday at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation to work on flower beds, mulch the garden and lay bricks on a walkway designed to honor those once enslaved on Liberty County plantations. The memorial, "The Walk: An African-American Tribute," will cover 50,000 square feet and bear the names of about 6,000 former slaves when it is complete.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Hinesville declined to 8.5 percent in March, down three-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.8 percent in February. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the area decreased to 2,791, down 74 from 2,865 in February.
Keller Williams announced recently that Beth Braun has joined the company and will work out of the Richmond Hill office. Braun has a background in listing and selling real estate for the past seven years in Liberty, Bryan and McIntosh counties. She has completed Graduate of Realtor Institute training and holds an associate broker license.
WASHINGTON - A spike in unemployment claims Thursday underscored the bumpiness of the economic rebound: Consumers are spending more. Factories are making more. But layoffs have not tapered off as fast as expected.
The Hinesville post office has received notice from the USPS recently that its automated postal center is targeted for removal because it doesn't get enough business.
The Shoney's restaurant in Fleming has shut its doors, but only temporarily.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General has opened a new store in Midway, 167 Butler Ave., and has set its grand opening for Saturday, beginning 8 a.m.
Linda DeLoach, Century 21 Action Realty associate broker, has been recognized by Century 21 Real Estate for service and sales performance in 2009.
The Alliance of Administrators will host its 2010 Administrators Conference on the businesses of churches on April 23-24 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
ATLANTA - One of the world's largest carpet makers has agreed to an $18 million settlement with employees who claimed the company hired illegal immigrants in an effort to reduce wages.
Whether you're still struggling to finish your taxes or you haven't even started, remember that Thursday is the day to either postmark and mail completed returns or file for an extension.
Liberty Square, a 108,752-square-foot shopping center in Hinesville, sold for $6.5 million last week.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced recently that net revenue collections for March totaled $998,239,000 compared with $987,986,000 for March 2009, an increase of $10,523,000 or 1 percent. This is the first monthly increase in revenues since November 2008.
I don't have a great memory, especially when it comes to my childhood. In fact, my wife and I have a running joke that every time she asks me how old I was when something happened in my youth, I respond that I was "8 or 10."
Some of us are dreading the next “Boss Appreciation Day.” If you haven’t been feeling the love from your team lately, here is your wakeup call. It’s never too late to become an exceptional leader, but not for the sake of receiving one more “World’s-Best-Boss” mug. Do it because of the impact your leadership can have on the happiness of your employees. Here are seven time-tested principles that will get you back on track.
Hinesville City Council approved preliminary plans for a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, at least in part.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that Volvo has dropped a site in Bryan County for a new plant.
For the modern baby boomer, having your millennial children move in with you can bring a sense of youth and vitality. But adjusting to this new liefstyle isn't all fun and games. In fact, new research says taking care of your children after they've graduated from college may be sucking your retirement reservoir dry.
The debate over Jesus' political leanings continues.
It isn’t easy to understand millennials.
The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau will celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week through Sunday.
A classic song warns breaking up is hard to do.
The Hinesville Area Board of Realtors held its annual awards banquet March 25 at Club Stewart, where 25 Realtors were awarded.
Enjoying the job is as important as the salary. Just ask billionaire Richard Branson.
Only 13 percent of Americans feel confident that colleges are doing an effective job of preparing students for the future, according to a Gallup poll released April 24.