A new cell phone provider recently set up shop in Hinesville. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member Cricket Wireless with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony at 438 B. Gen. Screven Way. Representatives from the city of Hinesville, community leaders, chamber members and friends attended the opening.
$20 and Below Accessories, a downtown Hinesville discount jewelry retail store, celebrated its grand opening recently with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. Shop owner Vivian Smith, chamber members, friends and community leaders cut a ribbon at the shop, which is at 106 W. MLK Jr. Drive, across from the new Justice Center.
At this time of year, you may be thinking about finding the "perfect" gifts for various family members. You can find any number of thoughtful presents, but if you'd like to give something that can have an impact long after the holiday season is over, consider making a financial gift.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce kicked off the holiday season at Brewer's Christmas Tree-Blueberry Farm in Midway. Brewer's has a Christmas tree selection that spans more than 500 acres. Owner Paschal Brewer was named grower of the year in 2003 and 2005. The farm also had the grand champion Christmas tree in 2009 at the Georgia National Fair.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new member Stewarts Pet Shop with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony at the shop's new location at 229 W. Gen. Screven Way, suite. A.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Wednesday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area increased to 8.4 percent in November, up four-tenths of a percentage point from 8.0 percent in October. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the area increased to 2,779, up 181 from 2,598. The jobless rate in the metro Hinesville area in November 2009 was 7.5 percent.
The Southern Economic Development Council, the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America with 750 members from organizations in 17 states in the South, has chosen the Liberty County Development Authority as a recipient of the 2010 Communications Award in two categories.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia officials are extending the state's food shrimp harvest season by 10 days, to Jan. 10.
CLAXTON - NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC distributed $36,718 in toys to three local organizations as a result of a 15-day "Facebook FunRaiser" that took place Dec. 1-15.
It's no secret that the economy is rough right now and budgets are tight. Monetary holiday bonuses for employees and volunteers might not be in the cards for many business owners, managers and volunteer coordinators. However, there are many other ways to make hard workers feel appreciated.
ATLANTA - Georgia's population has swelled to nearly 9.7 million, boosting its representation in Congress, numbers released by the U.S. Census show.
The government did us a favor when it created the CARD Act, which reined in banks and credit-card companies that had been collecting millions of extra dollars from consumers.
The Holtzman Companies recently donated a collection of teddy bears to the Hinesville Police Department to be given to children in crisis.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will soon name its first ambassador of the year. Local businesses are invited to help the chamber honor the ambassador by donating a service, good or promotional item to be included in a prize package.
If you're like many people, you're watching your dollars extra carefully this year as you do your holiday shopping. And that's a good thing, because even in the best of times, it's never wise to go overboard on gifts. But by making the right moves during this holiday season, you can also help ensure that you stay on track toward your long-term financial goals.
UPDATE: According to Izola's Facebook Page the restaurant is once again open for business as of 11 a.m. today.
SAVANNAH - America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia received a $10,000 check from South State Bank Friday to address food insecurity in Coastal Georgia.
Coffee lovers, get ready. Starbucks is coming to the Oglethorpe Square Shopping Center.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., is predicting that it will open its new Hinesville store by mid March.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced last week that Metro Hinesville's jobless rate in November was 5.6 percent, down three-tenths of a ...
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