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.
FORT VALLEY (AP) - The harvesting, packaging and selling of Georgia's peaches has begun, and growers are cautiously looking for a bumper crop this year.
Robert Dickey, owner of Dickey Farms in Musella, said conditions were so favorable that growers had to thin the crop.
Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced today that the GPA experienced 25.6 percent container growth in April and has recorded five consecutive months of double-digit growth through its ports.
GeoVista Federal Credit Union employees seem to understand the plight of unwanted and abandoned animals housed at the Liberty Humane Shelter.
B3 Developers and WMA Architects will host a reception and preview of the Hinesville Medical Arts Center from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 19.
Despite recently hiring a new property manager for Georgia and South Carolina, the Foram Group is not close to developing close to 5,000 acres of pristine land along the Medway River at the Midway I-95 interchange in Liberty County, according to Foram Chairman and CEO Loretta Cockrum.
SAVANNAH - Imperial Sugar and the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration are discussing a possible settlement of proposed fines against the company for a deadly 2008 refinery explosion near Savannah.
The talks have prompted an administrative law judge to postpone a hearing on the fines by the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission scheduled for next Tuesday in Savannah.
The Liberty County Development Authority has received $823,000 in federal grant money from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to help construct water and sewer lines, roadways and reclaimed water facilities to support Firth Rixson's new 200,000-square-foot manufacturing facility at Tradeport East. The announcement was made Friday by the LCDA. For more details on this story, pick up a copy of Wednesday's Coastal Courier.
STATESBORO - With slightly more than 100 jobs, but more than $70 million in investment in the plant, Aspen Aerogels' factory will be the largest new ...
As food banks around the country begin collecting food for the holidays, Kroger launches its "Can Hunger" in Savannah-area stores through donations to America's ...
SAVANNAH - The Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia has selected Speros, a technology company headquartered in Savannah with an office in Hinesville, as its technology partner.
Property transfers recorded in the Liberty County Clerks of Courts Office for Sept. 9-11 (all in book 1876):
The Georgia Department of Labor will help Caesarstone Technologies USA recruit up to 45 employees for its manufacturing facility in Richmond Hill from 10 a ...
Anita Wyatt, branch manager of Wells Fargo Bank in Hinesville, presents a $1,000 check to Manna House Food Bank's Executive Director the Rev ...
The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently announce that Program Manager Amanda Scott was named an associate producer of the "Fireball Run" online series ...
JESUP - The Bone and Joint Institute of South Georgia has announced that Dr. J. Matthew Valosen has become a partner in the practice.
A sitcom about life in a Southern trailer park will film in Liberty County next spring.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Thursday for Ng Photography at its studio located at 226 Old Sunbury Road in Flemington ...