The Liberty County Development Authority Finance Committee Friday discussed a proposed 2015 budget that is nearly $1 million less than the current year's spending plan.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that he will stop an increase in the motor-fuel tax scheduled to go into effect July 1.
Back in the day, people could work in various professions without the state getting involved. Now, as Morris M. Kleiner, a professor of public affairs at the University of Minnesota, points out, things are a little different.
Median pay packages for chief executives reached a new high last year of over $10 million, according to a study by the Associated Press and Equilar. This is the fourth year that compensation has climbed for top execs, as they continue to profit from the rising stock market.
For weeks, local residents have posed questions to the Coastal Courier about the 7.82-acre tract of land being cleared at the corner of South Main Street and Veterans Parkway. Along with the questions, there have been unsubstantiated rumors about what's being developed at the site.
Times have been hard for Brian Pelish and his family since he was medically discharged by the Army in 2006.
Happy Tails Personalized Pet Care Services held its ribbon cutting May 20 at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
The Heritage Bank recently announced that Cameron C. Smith has been promoted to bank officer.
Fit to Style, a new clothing store in Hinesville, held a ribbon cutting May 16 at 481 E.G. Miles Parkway, suite D, with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. The business held its official grand opening May 10.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Hinesville's unemployment rate decreased to 7.6 percent in April, down 0.3 percent from 7.9 percent in March. The rate was 8.5 percent in April a year ago.
Home delivery of Wednesday's Coastal is running late. Publisher Mark Griffin said the gathering of election results delayed the paper's press time, thus making it hard for carriers to get the papers out at the correct time.
Having trouble adjusting to the new ban on driving and dialing? Google's self-driving car may offer the solution - in 2020.
Vanity Hair Salon held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its grand opening May 9 at 743 E.G. Miles Parkway.
Internet service provider CenturyLink Inc. is celebrating Older Americans Month by offering its Internet-basics program to improve broadband adoption and use by qualifying older, low-income consumers in the Hinesville area.
ATLANTA - Georgia Workforce Development, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, recently announced new veteran-training programs in Coastal Georgia, launched by Coastal Workforce Services.
Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.
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.
SAVANNAH - Former soldiers Kevin Ryan, Dan Sartin and Jeff Hyatt, have been putting the entrepreneurial skills they learned in the Army to good use, launching their own craft brewery, Service Brewing Company.
CivilianJobs.com, a site that helps connect America's military members with civilian careers, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on Fort Stewart. The event is sponsored by the Fort Stewart Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program.
Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy continued to expand during the second quarter of 2014 and should experience strong growth throughout the year.
A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.
The Liberty County Development Authority recently received an award of excellence for one of its marketing projects at the Southern Economic Development Council annual conference, held Aug. 3-5 in Memphis, Tennessee.
JESUP - DuPont Titanium Technologies has withdrawn its application for a surface mining permit in Wayne County with the Environmental Protection Division.
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