WASHINGTON - The U.S. Small Business Administration posted higher numbers and dollars for its loan programs in Georgia during FY 2007 as the agency expanded access to capital to more than 3,000 small business startups and existing companies throughout the state.
The economic prosperity being experienced in Hinesville and the east end of Liberty County is finally spreading west.
Monday, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced that Portuguese manufacturer EFACEC Group plans to build its first U.S. plant in Effingham County, creating 600 jobs and $100 million in investment.
Hinesville, other Georgia cities and the municipal association can expect a court ruling by Nov. 15 in a case that could cost city customers $50 million in power bills.
A concrete plant being erected at Tradeport East will produce ready-mix concrete for construction of IDI buildings at the industrial park, but it's also looking for a permanent home in Liberty County. The Liberty County Development Authority is discussing a site on its Riceboro-North property as a site for the plant. The state-of-the-art plant will be fully enclosed and is said to be much quieter and cleaner than earlier plants.
Trick or treat at VIP: Retail store employees dressed up as part of the store's annual Halloween tradition Wednesday.
Christina Colvin of Allenhurst wants to warn people about J.C. Refrigeration in Savannah. "These people are definitely dishonest," Colvin said. On Sept. 29, J.C. Refrigeration repairman Anthony Lee came out to Colvin's home to look at her refrigerator that had stopped working. She said Lee tried out various parts and would not tell her how much it was going to cost. When he finally handed her a bill, she was charged $45 for the service ...
Vicki Davis recently began her duties with the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority. Davis' work as the program's director will include revitalization efforts in the city's downtown business district as well as urban development projects such as the Memorial Drive Realignment. "This is an exciting and busy time for Hinesville. I have had the opportunity to meet with several business and community leaders and am very encouraged by the momentum generated towards economic growth and community ...
The Coastal GA Area Community Action Authority will assist eligible households with heating assistance.
Lowe's announced it is offering all active, reserve, honorably discharged, and retired military personnel and their immediate family members a 10 percent discount on in-store purchases made during the Veterans Day holiday. The discount is available through Monday.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk Barry Wilkes' office from Oct. 1-5. 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 ...
For the cause: During a recent promotion called Film and Food for a Cause, the GA Theatre Company, which owns Liberty Cinemas, raised $7,733 for the United Way in Liberty County. The organization designated half of its funds to go into the community investment fund and the other half was given to an anonymous military family in need.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Sept. 24-28. 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 ...
An upcoming certificate course offered by Georgia Southern University will review core employment knowledge needed by human resource personnel, office and division managers, and business owners.
The Coastal Courier will publish a special edition Oct. 31 entitled "Fall Celebration."
Eddie Wells, co-owner of Firehouse Subs in Hinesville, is keeping his word about his company's support for first responders.
Some new reports say segments of the economy are springing back. Others aren't so positive.
To the millions of college and high school seniors who recently graduated: congratulations on a job well done. After the celebration dies down, you'll no doubt be eager to embark on life's next chapter, whether it's finding a job, preparing for college or enrolling in military or community service.
The Coastal Courier this year won three awards in the Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, including best website in Georgia in the bi- and tri-weekly publications division.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor is teaming with the State Employer Committee to offer a course on compliance challenges during an employment-law and legislative-issues update Wednesday in Morrow.
On the road to strengthening the area's economic vitality, Liberty County leaders last week acknowledged that workforce weaknesses could be hampering industrial growth. They have created a task force to face the concerns.
The Bennett Agency of Hinesville and Jesup has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2013.
VIP Office Furniture and Supply recently was recognized by its peers within its industry.
Origami Owl by Charmed Perfection hosted a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on May 23 at the chamber offices, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
Farmer's Natural Foods hosted its 30-year anniversary celebration and ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on May 2 at 754 E.G. Miles Parkway.
Barbara Meyers has been selected as chief executive officer of Gateway Behavioral Health Services.
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