SAVANNAH -- A regional economist is worried about where the Coastal Empire's economy is heading.
Kroger will open a new store in Richmond Hill Thursday.
In celebration of its 20th year as a real estate brokerage and appraisal service in eastern Liberty County, Islands Real Estate and Appraisal Co. has opened its new, 6,000 square foot office building on Highway 84 in Midway.
ATLANTA -- Secretary of State Karen Handel has reminded officers and registered agents of Georgia corporate entities that the deadline to renew registrations is April 1.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Feb. 25 through March 7. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
HAWKINSVILLE - At the recent OneGeorgia Authority board meeting in the historic Hawkinsville Opera House, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced more than $14.5 million in grants aimed at spurring economic development in rural Georgia.
Realtor Jolonda T. Greene from Century 21 Ways Station recently attended the Century 21 International Convention 2008 in Orlando, Fla., where thousands of Century 21 brokers, managers, and sales associates gathered to learn, share, and network with their peers.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Feb. 18-22. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
SAVANNAH -- The Coastal Bank has hired B. Ray Gassett Jr. as vice president of loan servicing and special assets.
Hinesville's Department of Community Development will host a First-Time Home Buyers Education Workshop at the city hall council room from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 3.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area rose to 5.5 percent in January, up six-tenths of one percent from 4.9 percent in December. The unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area rose to 4.4 percent in January, up one-half of one percent from 3.9 percent in December, while the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area rose to 4.6 percent in January, up six-tenths of one percent from 4.0 percent in December.
Century 21 Action Realty recently announced that its parents, Century 21 Real Estate LLC, has recognized the local office with the Centurion Office Award for its sales in 2007.
In the financial world, stocks tend to get most of the attention. But if you're going to make progress toward your long-term goals, you need to be aware of all types of investments, including bonds.
Military cities, such as Hinesville and Columbus, will be strong points in the state's economy this year, according to a forecast by Georgia State University.
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.