In hopes of creating about 550 new jobs for the area, Coastal Electric Cooperative is working with state agencies and the McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority to expand industry and encourage economic growth in Liberty County's southern neighbor.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area rose to an unadjusted rate of 6.9 percent in December, up 2.9 percentage points over the year from December 2007. The jobless rate in Coastal Georgia rose eight-tenths of one percentage point from a revised 6.1 percent in November.
Wreaths for Warriors Walk recently presented certificates of appreciation and commemorative plaques to The Heritage Bank of Hinesville and GeoVista Credit Union.
On Jan. 20, the Coastal Area District Development Authority gave a presentation to the Long County Chamber of Commerce on organization matters. The meeting at the Long County Senior Citizen's Center let CADDA illustrate to chamber members how local businesses can benefit from the authority's program.
Civilians man the gates of Fort Stewart, in process and out process 3rd Infantry Division soldiers and now post officials say they will also be responsible for the upkeep and management of the fort's barracks.
Larry Mannion Sr., owner of Mannion & Mannion Motors, Inc., said he was startled by questions and reports from multiple media outlets, claiming he was defying a cease and desist order from the Georgia Board of Registration of Used Motor Vehicle Dealers for the Secretary of State last week.
Area residents with insurance problems or questions can receive assistance directly from the state commissioner's office by contacting his insurance investigator working in the area.
Roaming hogs may be good game for hunters, but the Liberty County Development Authority isn't playing with the disastrous effects.
Danny Creasy, the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's newest chairman, used a hunting analogy Thursday at the chamber's annual awards banquet to get the crowd excited about the upcoming year.
Barbara Meador of VIP Office Furniture & Supply and Bob Walsh of National Office Furniture attended the grand opening of the single soldier's quarters on Fort Stewart.
ATLANTA –– Georgians who buy or lease a new car after Jan. 1 have greater protections against recurring problems with their vehicle, thanks to an update of the Georgia Lemon Law.
VIP Office Furniture & Supply named April Burriss the top salesperson for 2008.
The Heritage Bank is warning customers about an apparent e-mail scam that is using the bank's name.
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that 128,625 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for state unemployment insurance benefits in December, an increase of 174 percent from December of 2007.
"I'm devastated," Melinda Stonecipher said of Goody's closing. "This is one of my favorite stores."
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Liberty County Complex in Midway.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.
Curves International Inc. announced last week that participating Curves, including the Hinesville location, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.