The Internal Revenue Service has issued a consumer warning for Georgia residents to be aware of a scam that is being operated in the area that involves the filing of a federal income tax return to get a refund of Social Security taxes paid.
Vann's Grill & Bar recently cut the ribbon on their new establishment behind Peebles Department Store. At the ceremony were, from left, Chamber Board member Leah Poole, Chamber Ambassador of the Year Pamela Haynes, Chamber Board member Susan McCorkle; Chamber Board Chairman Kimberly Thomas; Chamber Board member Sharron Hays; owners Van Wheeler and Britt Nickels, Chamber Board members Toby Mahan, Maryann Wilson, Danny Creasy and Bobby Ryon, who is also a Hinesville City councilman.
The law firm of Jones, Osteen & Jones welcomes the addition of local attorney Richard E. Braun Jr.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Ports Authority announced Monday at a board meeting here that a record number of containers moved through the Port of Savannah in 2007.
ATLANTA - The unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area rose to 4.7 percent in December, up one-half of one percent from 4.2 percent in November, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
LUDOWICI - It didn't take RMR and Associates long to figure out that the way one gets to know a community is by putting together an old fashion cookout.
The Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired is opening an office in Hinesville.
Economists predict a major recession wouldn't affect Southeast Georgia.
SAVANNAH - When Sonny Colley walks into his Waters Avenue office he says his usual cheery good mornings to the staff and shares his infectious smile.
Budget Car Sales has been named the MILES Program 2007 Top National Producer in the Intermediate Market category and received the recognition Jan. 22.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of existing homes fell in December, closing out a horrible year for housing in which sales of single-family homes plunged by the largest amount in 25 years. The median home price dropped for the entire year, the first time that has occurred in four decades.
Fort Stewart Georgia Federal Credit Union celebrated its 43rd birthday in 2007, and entered its 44th year with several changes.
With its eclectic coffee bean painted floor, appetizing menu and an assortment of coffees, teas and smoothies, Over Coffee, in downtown Hinesville, celebrated its first year in business Saturday with a ribbon cutting and a customer appreciation day.
West Penn Testing Group, a material-testing services provider, will locate to Ellabell, creating 70 jobs and investing $3 million into a facility over the next five years, according to Gov. Nathan Deal announced.
Being former soldiers, Kevin Ryan, Dan Sartin and Jeff Hyatt have a common bond that's typical of all uniformed personnel, whether they're military, law enforcement or firefighters. They also share a love for good beer.
Georgia's net tax collections for June totaled $1.76 billion for an increase of $182.25 million, or 11.5 percent, compared to the month-ended June 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week.
FORSYTH - The Georgia Department of Corrections, in conjunction with the Georgia National Guard, will host several law-enforcement and public-safety agencies for a military personnel career fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the 1BCT, building 705, on Fort Stewart.
The Liberty County Development Authority held a called meeting Tuesday to approve a resolution to restructure bond debt.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a rezoning petition filed on behalf of a developer with plans to build a grocery store and gas station at 1422 W. Oglethorpe Highway.
Leaders from Ludowici met earlier this month with a representative from McDonald's USA about bringing a restaurant to the city.
Allstate exclusive agency owner William Lynn Bennett of Hinesville has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2014.
ATLANTA - District 168 state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, has been appointed by Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, as a member of the Joint Study Committee on Property Tax Digest Impact on Education Funding.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently moved Lisa Davis to the position of membership director.
Construction is under way on a new Tractor Supply Company store in Hinesville, the company's 54th Georgia location. The retailer is setting up shop in the former builder supply store and lumberyard at 766 W. Oglethorpe Highway, across from Walmart.
The Liberty County Development Authority's Board of Directors met Monday morning to adopt the fiscal-year 2015 budget and hold a ceremonial note burning in recognition of paying off a 25-year loan.
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