The Georgia Academy for Economic Development recently announced the local graduates from the 2009 region 12 multi-day training program.
ATLANTA - Georgia Power has asked the Public Service Commission to approve increased fuel charges that would raise the bill for the typical residential customer by $6.98 a month.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on it's Web site that the utility asked the Georgia PSC to approve the request Tuesday.
The board of the Liberty County Development Authority approved a final memorandum of understanding Tuesday morning with the company behind Project Thunder, a large-scale development that's anticipated to bring at least 200 jobs to the area sometime late next year.
Last week's meeting between the secretary of the Army and local proponents of troop increases for Fort Stewart revealed some measure of compensation may be possible for community investors and the Army post, but no promises were made.
ATLANTA - Shane's Rib Shack, a Petrus Brands company, is expanding further into South Georgia with six new locations, including Hinesville, Savannah, Pooler and Valdosta, and into South Carolina with future store openings in Beaufort.
Liberty County Development Authority board members met early Tuesday to review a memorandum of understanding that would bring them a step closer to welcoming a sizeable, though still unnamed, employer to the area.
The Georgia School Boards Association has awarded the Coastal Courier the GSBA Beacon Award for its coverage of local education.
Anna Chafin, director of marketing and research for the Liberty County Development Authority, has been named to the Leadership Georgia Class of 2010.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that 72,298 laid-off workers filed initial claims for state unemployment insurance benefits in November, a decrease of 2,182 from November 2008.
The Altamaha Federal Credit Union broke ground Friday for its Ludowici office on Highway 84..
The new Realty Executives Liberty Office building recently opened at 401 S. Main St. in Hinesville.
Joblessness in the Hinesville area was up again in October, but still tracking better than the state's.
The Coastal Courier debuts a free, daily e-mail publication, Good Morning Liberty, on Tuesday.
MidCoast Regional Airport welcomed Greg Schramuk as the new general manager this month, and he is prepared to help the airport's business take off. Schramuk has education, training and flight experience by his side; he holds a degree in aviation management and a commercial pilot's license with a certified instructor endorsement.
Local merchants are hopeful they will have a profitable holiday season, even in a slow economy. The busy pre-Christmas shopping period will kick off the day after Thanksgiving, known to retailers as "Black Friday."
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Liberty County Convention & Visitors Bureau, will host a digital-marketing and social-media boot camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 27, at the La Quinta Inn & Suites, 1740 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington.
The Liberty County Development Authority balanced and approved all of its budgets last week. The budget is for fiscal-year 2016, which runs from July 1 through June 30.
Joe Sikes recently was selected as one of the 2015 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Brand Champions at the national CONNECT '15 conference held in Minneapolis.
Warren Buffett is one of the most succesful investors in history. He's currently worth over $70 billion, constantly ranking among the richest men in the world.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced last week the economy is still not strong enough to warrant a hike for interest rates, though she is optimistic the anticipated hike could arrive as soon as September.
American consumers are accumulating credit card debt at the same rate as before the recession, despite paying down a huge chunk of that borrowing during the first quarter of this year, according to CardHub’s 2015 Credit Card Debt Study released this week.
Last weekend, the newest installment in the Jurassic Park franchise, "Jurassic World," set the record for the highest opening weekend in history, beating out the previous champ, Marvel’s "The Avengers."
Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg announced Wednesday that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, had donated $5 million to a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants.
Hinesville has a new musical instrument sales, repair and instructional store. Backline Productions Services LLC opened its doors in March but held its official grand opening May 16.
As tuition increases, more and more economists and public figures are calling for a more pragmatic approach to what it should mean to get a college degree. The president of the Association of American Universities, Hunter Rawlings, disagrees.
One of the advantages to owning a small business is that you have additional tax deductions that are set up with business owners in mind. It’s hard to know which tax deductions are applicable to your individual situation, which is why you should work with an experienced tax accountant to maximize your write-offs.
Wal-Mart will hire up to 95 people to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this fall in Hinesville.
Ever heard of Kahuku High School in Hawaii? If not, now you'll probably never forget it.
After discussing his "mild racism" during his opening monologue for Saturday Night on May 16, stand-up comedian Louis C.K. ruffled some feathers by joking about knowing a "neighborhood child molester" in his youth.
The rise of mandatory paid leave for both men and women who have children has been meteoric, according to The New Republic's Lauren Sandler.
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