WASHINGTON - The housing market plunged deeper into despair last month, with sales of new homes plummeting to their lowest level in more than 12 years.
George and Babs Holtzman, owners/brokers, have announced the promotion of Brian Maike to sales manager of Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors Residential Sales Division.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Public Service Commission has modified its natural gas price comparison chart to better assist you in finding the natural gas price plan that best fits your needs. If you are on a variable rate plan, now is the time to see how your rate compares. You could be paying over $50 more this month for natural gas than you need to.
The Georgia Department of Labor reports the Hinesville area added 100 payroll jobs last month; the county's unemployment rate declined one-half of one percent.
Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors is sponsoring free career seminars designed to familiarize current and potential real estate licensees with basic information about the residential real estate profession.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Dec. 10-14. 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.
The Georgia Department of Economic Development deemed Liberty County an "Entrepreneur Friendly" community on Dec. 13.
The Home Builders Association of Greater Savannah is sponsoring a Christmas luncheon for area residents in need on Dec. 23 at Johnson Square. The first annual Christmas In The Square will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature a traditional Christmas holiday feast that includes turkey, sweet potatoes and all of the trimmings, said Patty Rietkovich, who is the HBAGS executive officer.
The Internal Revenue Service announced it will immediately begin the final reprogramming steps for its income-tax processing systems to prepare for the upcoming tax season following final passage of the Alternative Minimum Tax "patch" Wednesday by the House.
Note: Hinesville people/business listed under voluntary cease and desist orders and unpaid fines.
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WASHINGTON -- Housing construction fell in November and single-family activity dropped to the lowest level in more than 16 years as a severe housing slump showed no signs of a turnaround.
Charles M. Gaskin Jr., a registered representative with Woodbury Financial Services in Midway has earned one of PLANCO's highest honors - membership in The Monarch Society for The Hartford Mutual Funds.
Ronnie's Pizza opened Dec. 7 n the Ludowici Plaza and, according to owner John Arnold Sr., the pizza will be worth picking up.
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler told area employers Tuesday the Department of Labor's mission is to put people back to work and make clear to businesses what is expected of them under the law so they can be successful.
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.