Erk Russell, the iconic coach with legendary stops at The University of Georgia and Georgia Southern, once said, "The best way to win the game is not to lose a game. The best way not to lose a game is to be fundamentally sound." I could not agree more. It is the same in the investment world.
Jim Gillespie, president and chief executive officer of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, recently visited Hinesville and spoke to more than 65 Coldwell Banker Holtzman Realtors, sales associates, managers, staff and other area dignitaries about the national housing market.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area declined to 4.4 percent in April, down one-tenth of 1 percent from a revised 4.5 percent in March. However, the rate was up from 3.4 percent in April 2007.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that 51,604 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in April, up 21.3 percent from March. The increase in claims came across-the-board in manufacturing, construction, trade and services.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area declined to 4.9 percent in April, down one-tenth of 1 percent from a revised 5.0 percent in March. However, the rate was up from 4.6 percent in April 2007.
USDA Rural Development celebrates Home Ownership Month each year in June. However, Sanches Deloach is celebrating a little early this year.
Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet in Hinesville, has announced that the dealership will having a customer appreciation Saturday as a thank you to the community for the dealership being named GM Dealer of the Year.
Liberty County has recently made a state-recognized step to cut unemployment by applying for a Georgia Work Ready Community certification.
LUDOWICI -- At a special meeting on May 9, the Long County Development Authority pulled the plug on a proposed new business, which appeared to be going into the industrial park on Highway 84.
SAVANNAH -- The Career Services Department of Savannah Technical College has launched a new program, eRecruiting.
Hinesville's Next Step program drew a lot of interest May 3 during its homebuyer education workshop, making it the largest to date.
Officials recently announced the selection of a logo for the MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield, as well as a tagline that touts the joint-use facility as Georgia's Executive Choice.
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.
For the second time this year, Effingham County has landed a significant economic development project.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate decreased to 10 percent in July, down 0.3 percent from June, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
The Ludowici branch of The Heritage Bank hosted the Long County Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours on Tuesday.
Bryan County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jimmy Burnsed hesitated to use the word "compromise" Tuesday night after commissioners approved a smaller-than-proposed tax increase by a 3-2 vote.
Amanda Scott has been appointed the public-relations director for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
Hinesville's Firehouse Subs franchise owners Eddie Wells and Mitul Desal hosted an event Tuesday at their restaurant to celebrate the award of a $4,100 public-safety grant to the Hinesville Fire Department.
Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled $1.41 billion, an increase of $88.5 million, or 6.7 percent, compared to July 2012, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.
ATLANTA - Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler will be a keynote speaker during an employment-law and legislative-issues update from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday at the Coastal Electric Membership Cooperative, 1265 S. Coastal Highway 17 in Midway.
Helping local and regional businesses expand to an international market is the name of the economic-development game, World Trade Center Savannah representatives told Hinesville Rotary Club members Tuesday.
Golden Corral in Hinesville delayed its usual 11 a.m. opening time by three hours Thursday because of a drainage problem at the restaurant, according to co-owner Mike Dolan. At 2 p.m., Golden Corral opened for business and all plumbing issues had been resolved, Dolan said.
STATESBORO - U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., will host a veterans and military job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive.