NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Georgia-Pacific has been recognized for its efforts in increasing understanding of the sustainable forestry initiative fiber sourcing program and how it supports family forest owners across North America.
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs recently announced a new down payment assistance option to its Georgia Dream Homeownership Program. The Georgia Dream "Plus" option offers down payment and closing cost assistance for first-time home buyers with incomes up to 100 percent of their area median incomes.
SNF, the largest industrial employer in Liberty County, recently won the 2009 Governor's International Award in the international trade, small/medium business category at an event in Atlanta sponsored by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Metro Atlanta Chamber and World Trade Center Atlanta.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at the gazebo on South Main Street for new home-based business owners James and Karen Bell of Rottweiler Vending and Ardysslife.com/kbell.
School Uniforms Outlet recently marked its two-year anniversary. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce celebrated with store owners Darryl and Jacqueline Stewart at an anniversary party.
Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors and The Coastal Bank will have a free, first-time home buying seminar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the bank, 101 S. Main St. The public is invited.
ATLANTA - Energy-saving and water-efficient products will be sold without sales taxes in Georgia for a four-day period beginning Thursday.
Georgians will not pay state or local sales taxes on the purchase of energy star-qualified or WaterSense-labeled products that cost $1,500 or less per item.
For those who want to participate in the Leadership Liberty program, the sign-up deadline is quickly approaching.
At its September meeting, the Long County Board of Education heard a presentation by Jeff Ricketson, the project director for the Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership.
Jim Blake's shopping center is a family affair that combines retail know-how with an entrepreneurial flair to bring new options to shoppers between Walthourville and the edge of Hinesville.
At its annual conference in Savannah, the Georgia Economic Developers Association named Anna Chafin, director of marketing and research for the Liberty County Development Authority, to its board of directors.
The Hinesville/Fort Stewart Post Office recently earned a five-star rating as part of the U.S. Postal Service's new five-star customer service program. Ratings are based on surveys by The Gallup Organization.
Federal stimulus funds are now available to help Liberty and Long County landowners establish longleaf pine forests on storm-damaged woodland areas in need of reforestation.
Community leaders are expressing optimism and excitement following Monday's announcement by Gov. Sonny Perdue that Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas Inc. will locate a manufacturing plant in Pooler.
Howard Paul, president of Benedetto Guitars in Savannah, visited Hinesville last week to give Rotarians a quick rundown of the history and current of state of guitar manufacturing and popularity - especially regarding hand-crafted guitars, Paul's forte.
While Roscoe Bartlett served as GOP congressman from Maryland for 20 years he constantly reminded people to be prepared for what seemed to be the least likely situations.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently announced the rehiring of Erin Johnson, after a brief absence, to assume the position of office manager.
Here’s a little math experiment. You have $1,000 you don’t need for the next year and you sock it away in an investment earning a modest .95 percent return. A year passes and you pocket $9.50 in earnings.
Where in the United States can you buy a home without breaking the bank? A new report from HSH.com, a mortgage resource company, may help you make your decision.
The tech industry needs to change its culture that has not been inviting for women, some observers say, if it wants to fill a projected growth in jobs.
I'd like to start this week's column with a one-question quiz.
Molly Maxine Merle Norman held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Feb. 25 at its new store at 122 S. Main St. in downtown Hinesville.
Jobs created by a proposed pipeline through the area and the intention of the fuel it carries were questioned at a public meeting at the Country Inn & Suites in Hinesville Thursday.
The ability to effectively communicate is critical to success in any business endeavor. Writing is one skill that, when done well, can set you apart from others. Writing is also very subjective and open to criticism based on individual writing styles and preferences.
More than a year has passed since Colorado’s “Green Wednesday,” when hundreds of people braved the New Year's Day cold to queue outside the state’s 24 marijuana retail stores.
The permission slip for an overnight high school DECA competition in Colorado banned students from bringing illegal drugs or alcohol.
Overall, 49 percent of Americans believe that government programs designed to help the poor do more good than harm, according to new study released by the Pew Research Center.
Deepening the Savannah harbor can begin following Thursday's award of a $134.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. of Oak Brook, Illinois, by the Army Corps of Engineers. The contract covers deepening of the outer harbor, from near Fort Pulaski for 18.5 miles into the Atlantic Ocean.
Those with hankerings for some slow-smoked barbecue ribs and briskets can get their bibs, forks and knives ready.