Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin has alerted Georgians to the recall of some Kroger ice cream because it contains ingredients not listed on the label.
Attorney Carl Varnedoe has joined the Hinesville-based law firm of Jones, Osteen & Jones to focus his practice on personal injury and general civil litigation.
Gary Mitchell Jr., grandson of Liberty County's Lula M. Godbolt-Turman, won the 2010 Georgia Manufacturer's Appreciation Week Art Design Contest.
The grand opening for K&K Thrift Shop was on June 5 and drew Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and Liberty County Homeless Coalition President Herman Scott.
Nesmith Chevrolet executive manager Mike Reed of Hinesville presented $500 donations May 20 to each of the youth baseball programs on Fort Stewart and the Liberty County Recreation Department. This is the second year the dealership has participated in the Chevy Youth Baseball Initiative, a national program that runs every March through July.
JEKYLL ISLAND - The Jekyll Island Authority announced recently that three companies have been selected to join the Jekyll Island beach village project. They will build two new hotels and new retail space for the island. Following a request for proposal process, the board of directors approved the recommendations made by the Jekyll Island Authority evaluation committee, and project development agreements will be finalized with each company.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond said the Georgia Department of Labor will begin a series of workshops this week to help thousands of laid-off Georgia education employees transition into new careers. The first workshops are today and Saturday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Albany, Atlanta Airport Marriott, Atlanta Marriott Century Center, Macon State College and the Marietta campus of Chattahoochee Technical College. All workshops will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
At Tuesday's Rotary meeting Wendy Jeffers, senior lending officer for the Small Business Assistance Corporation, spoke about the current loans available through the Small Business Administration. Jeffers also informed the audience about the other assistance programs at their Liberty Street, Savannah, business resource center.
ATLANTA – The preliminary, unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Hinesville declined to 8 percent in April, down five-tenths of a percentage point in March, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
SAVANNAH – Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced this week that the GPA experienced 25.6 percent container growth in April and has recorded five consecutive months of double-digit growth through its ports.
Firth Rixson Limited General Manager Chris Bohlmann spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club on Thursday about the company's progress on the new Liberty County facility in Tradeport East and local job creation.
The Heritage Bank will offer a secure way to destroy confidential records and information with a free community shred day from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday in the bank parking lot at 300 S. Main St., Hinesville. "Shred It and Forget It" is open to the public.
Area shrimper Joey Lawler could haul in the catch of the season tomorrow, but as long as the relocated Highway 196 interchange limits how customers can get to him, he wouldn't see much profit from it.
ATLANTA - Utility regulators are planning hearings on the cost of adding two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia.
The state's Public Service Commission will hear testimony next week on how much money Georgia Power has spent on what is expected to be a $14 billion project. The Southern Co. subsidiary says the project remains on schedule and under budget.
Coastal Empire Beer Co. of Savannah won silver and gold medals in blind tastings earlier this month at the 2015 United States Open Beer Championship in Oxford, Ohio.
Vaden Automotive Group, which has a dealership in Hinesville, has added two dealerships - Infiniti of Hilton Head and Vaden Nissan of Hilton Head, bringing its total dealerships to nine, the company recently announced.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. An article on the front page of Sunday's edition incorrectly spelled the name of a real-estate agent representing the buyer for a proposed Ludowici McDonald's. The agent is Jimmy Shanken. The Coastal Courier regrets the error.
Deeds recently filed with the Liberty County Clerk of Courts included:
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Aug. 6, at Connection Church on Patriots Trail in Flemington.
Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates and Hargray co-hosted Business After Hours on Thursday evening at LaQuinta Inn in Hinesville.
Two businesses, The Pour House Bar and Grill and Cake South, recently marked their openings with ribbon cuttings.
SAVANNAH – Vaden Automotive Group, which has a dealership in Hinesville, has added two dealerships, Infiniti of Hilton Head and Vaden Nissan of Hilton Head, bringing their total dealerships to nine, according to the company.
Active members of the military, veterans and their families routinely face complex challenges in their daily lives. Thankfully, there is a growing awareness of the benefit that support networks can play in helping our heroes tackle serious medical, logistical and transitional issues.
Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and Liberty County Chamber of Commerce officials gather with Katie Smith, a partner in Phillips, Kitchings and Smith during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the law offices on Friday, June 26. The law firm's new location is at 111 W. Court St. in downtown Hinesville.
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