JESUP - Allstate Insurance Company recognized Allstate exclusive agency owner Lynn Bennett with the President's Conference award for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitable business growth.
DENVER - CH2M HILL, a global full-service consulting, design, construction and operations firm, has been named to the Ethisphere Institute's list of the 2011 World's Most Ethical Companies.
Statewide economic development project managers from the Georgia Department of Economic Development and Georgia Power recently toured the coastal region and visited Liberty County to learn more about the community's business location advantages.
Liberty Regional Medical Center on Wednesday unveiled its new logos during a chamber of commerce Business After Hours event.
Angela Powell of EXIT Team Realty of Hinesville has earned the certified distressed property expert designation, having completed extensive training in foreclosure avoidance and short sales.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - The Port of Savannah posted a record February for the number of cargo containers it moved last month, which also was one of the strongest months ever for automobile imports coming into Brunswick, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday.
ATLANTA - Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly last month, the state Department of Labor said.
SAVANNAH - Foresters say what looks like a busy wildfire season is off to an early start in southern Georgia, where drought conditions have left woods and timberland as dry as tinder.
The Hinesville City Council placed a six-month moratorium Thursday on issuing business licenses to businesses, like some Internet cafes, that engage in Internet gaming or sweepstakes. These activities involve electronic machines and devices, Internet services and telephone cards, city officials said.
ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday it supports President Barack Obama's call for a safety review of all the country's nuclear power plants in light of the ongoing crisis in Japan.
Nobody likes being nagged, but I'm going to risk reader displeasure by reminding everyone that there are hefty financial consequences if you owe income taxes and do not file a return on time - or at least request a filing extension.
As an investor, you want your money to grow so that you can achieve your important goals, such as a comfortable retirement or college for your children. But you also may invest to increase your cash flow. In fact, without a strong cash flow, you may be forced to dip into your growth-oriented investments to pay for short-term needs - and if you do this repeatedly, you could damage your prospects for attaining your long-term goals. That's why you'll want to look at different ways of boosting your cash flow - one of which may be premium bonds.
At last, it is time to get the warm-season crops for the home vegetable garden going again. We did our soil testing and liming in December, started tomatoes from seeds indoors in late January or February and planted asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, collards, kale, spring onions, garden peas, Irish potatoes, spinach and turnips.
ATLANTA - The Georgia House has voted to soften a planned increase in the amount businesses pay into the unemployment insurance trust fund.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area increased to 9 percent in January, up two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.8 percent in December. The jobless rate in the metro Hinesville area in January 2010 was 8.9 percent.
ATLANTA - Georgia Power has issued a renewed warning for customers of criminal scam artists attempting to defraud both business and residential customers over the phone.
Pembroke welcomed a new business to the historic downtown last week as Shops on Main opened it's doors to customers on April 11.
Liberty County residents used to have to leave town to go to Dick's Sporting Goods or TJ Maxx.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting April 7 for Aqua Brill Pet Store, 318A Welborn Street in Hinesville.
Dryden Enterprises, Inc. broke ground Thursday at its new location along South Main Street between the Heritage Bank drive-thru and Brinkley Floor Covering.
Ulta Beauty will open its Hinesville store on the Oglethorpe Square on April 21.
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