Two local barber shops are at risk of losing their licenses because of unpaid citations, after a June 8 meeting of the state board of barbers.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate jumped to 9.7 percent in May, the highest rate ever recorded in Georgia. The jobless rate was up five-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.2 percent in April.
LUDOWICI - Ludowici Meats had its grand opening on June 6 with about 75 people on hand to join in on the fun.
Some 800 residents voted to change leadership in Coastal Electric Cooperative last week and two newcomers were welcomed to the board of directors.
Hampton Island Preserve recently put a huge dent - some $401,600 - in the $660,000 the development owes in delinquent property taxes, interest and late fees.
As part of their 2009 Better Newspaper Contest, The Georgia Press Association recognized two Coastal Courier reporters for their contributions to the field of journalism.
West Rehab Services and the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce broke ground for the new clinic that is expected to be open in the fall.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A tobacco control bill set to win Senate approval would give the federal government broad new powers to monitor and change a toxic substance that contributes to some 400,000 deaths every year.
The legislation, heading for a vote Thursday, would for the first time give the Food and Drug Administration legal authority to regulate the sale, manufacturing and marketing of tobacco products.
A La Quinta Inn will be going up on a grassy, vacant lot on Highway 84, but there are mixed reviews on what another hotel means for Liberty County.
With a $50,393 change order request on the table, Liberty County commissioners questioned why the engineering representative for a right turn lane on Islands Highway didn't plan to avoid the problem.
After Hampton Island Preserve manager Ron Leventhal vowed a lawsuit, Plum Creek was left sitting on the bank Tuesday night when Liberty County commissioners tabled a request to rezone land for the massive development.
MONROE, La. and OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - CenturyTel, Inc. and EMBARQ Corp. recently announce the selection of CenturyLink as the name of their combined company.
When a couple of local businessmen heard the Gum Branch Fire Department was having problems with its water storage system, they realized it was in their best interest to see it was fixed.
ATLANTA - As the ongoing recession leaves a growing number of people with uncertain budgets and difficult choices, Gas South is providing consumers with a payment option to help ensure the availability of affordable residential natural gas service.
Cindy Landolt, executive director of Coastal Workforce Investment and Adult Funding, said often people feel are overwhelmed with frustration after losing a job, and don't feel they have necessary skills to find another, possibly better one.
Both proponents and critics are weighing in on the Federal Communication Commission's decision to uphold a policy of net neutrality.
For all of its advantages — maybe even a better love life, as I mentioned last week — there are some challenges that come with working from home.
Matt Jensen had a plan to land a job as a coding developer in the computer industry. He would first earn a bachelor's degree in information systems, which would immerse him in business management, coding language and computer security.
During her Academy Awards acceptance speech, actress Patricia Arquette delivered a message about equal pay for women.
I'm always writing about the virtues of flexible schedules and work-life balance.
Participating in your employer’s Going Out of Business sale is a solid indicator that a job change is inevitable. However, if your employer’s books are solidly in the black, how do you know the right time, if ever, to change jobs?
The ability to communicate, whether written or spoken, was recently noted by the Pew Research Center as the skill American adults think is most necessary to be successful.
Wal-Mart's recent decision to raise its minimum wage to $9 an hour may not be as altruistic as some would believe.
Thanks to the Internet, the world has come to expect instant gratification in its quest for information. But the expectation of cheap, fast delivery has come at a price: It has become harder for artists, writers and musicians to make a living selling their work.
Lego has long been a favorite toy, but the company’s recent growth has spurred it to new heights.
As millennials begin to overtake the baby boomers and Gen X in size it will become increasingly important for businesses to target them as customers.
Caesarstone, a manufacturer of engineered quartz surfaces, will expand in Richmond Hill and create 130 additional jobs, according to a news release from Gov. Nathan Deal's office. The plan for expansion, which quietly has been in the works under code name "Project Honey," comes before the opening of Caesarstone's new plant at Belfast Commerce Centre.
Holtzman Insurance Agency recently received Allstate's distinguished agency award for outstanding performance in 2014. The Holtzmans received an expense-paid trip to Hawaii in June 2015.
Business owners and managers in the Hinesville area now have a new digital agency to help increase their customer base.
Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.
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