Community leaders are expressing optimism and excitement following Monday's announcement by Gov. Sonny Perdue that Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas Inc. will locate a manufacturing plant in Pooler.
Howard Paul, president of Benedetto Guitars in Savannah, visited Hinesville last week to give Rotarians a quick rundown of the history and current of state of guitar manufacturing and popularity - especially regarding hand-crafted guitars, Paul's forte.
Blockbuster Video recently announced plans to close up to 960 stores in the upcoming year, but it's not yet certain which stores, including the Hinesville location, will survive the chopping block.
The Coastal Regional Commission, invited landowners, elected officials and conservation specialists from 10 surrounding counties to a forum Tuesday morning to discuss the benefits of conservation easements for local land and farm owners.
Georgia Transmission is building a 100 megawatt electric substation in Tradeport East Business Center that will serve existing and future customers in the park and eastern Liberty County.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Christie Register and Register Law Firm with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 10.
JS Beauty recently opened in a new plaza on Airport Road. The beauty supply store's products and services include jewelry, makeup, skin care, hair accessories, wigs, extensions and hair-care products.
Whitman Pharmacy welcomes its newest pharmacist. Rick Casper.
A new full-service salon and spa opened Aug. 24 in Hinesville. V.W. Hair Solutions Salon and Spa is at 129 S. Main St. The Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting recently with owner Valeria West, who also owns Virtuous Women Salon in Midway.
Richmond Hill Pharmacy will have its sixth annual Health Fair from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at 2409 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue recently announced 56 high schools in the state have received Georgia work ready training grants that provide three-year access to training software, which helps students improve their work-ready certificate levels.
Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors is sponsoring a free career seminar to familiarize current and potential real estate licensees with basic information on residential real estate.
Area couples who want to put some spice in their relationship will have to travel to Savannah for those special ingredients. Sunset Novelties, an adult products retailer, remains closed due to what its operators describe as "legal issues" with the city of Hinesville.
Unemployment in the Hinesville area rose to 8.5 percent in July, up three-tenths of a percent from June, the Georgia Department of Labor estimates.
One Stop Express had a grand opening ceremony last Saturday in Long County.
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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