SAVANNAH -- A regional economist is worried about where the Coastal Empire's economy is heading.
Kroger will open a new store in Richmond Hill Thursday.
In celebration of its 20th year as a real estate brokerage and appraisal service in eastern Liberty County, Islands Real Estate and Appraisal Co. has opened its new, 6,000 square foot office building on Highway 84 in Midway.
ATLANTA -- Secretary of State Karen Handel has reminded officers and registered agents of Georgia corporate entities that the deadline to renew registrations is April 1.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Feb. 25 through March 7. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
HAWKINSVILLE - At the recent OneGeorgia Authority board meeting in the historic Hawkinsville Opera House, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced more than $14.5 million in grants aimed at spurring economic development in rural Georgia.
Realtor Jolonda T. Greene from Century 21 Ways Station recently attended the Century 21 International Convention 2008 in Orlando, Fla., where thousands of Century 21 brokers, managers, and sales associates gathered to learn, share, and network with their peers.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Feb. 18-22. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
SAVANNAH -- The Coastal Bank has hired B. Ray Gassett Jr. as vice president of loan servicing and special assets.
Hinesville's Department of Community Development will host a First-Time Home Buyers Education Workshop at the city hall council room from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 3.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area rose to 5.5 percent in January, up six-tenths of one percent from 4.9 percent in December. The unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area rose to 4.4 percent in January, up one-half of one percent from 3.9 percent in December, while the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area rose to 4.6 percent in January, up six-tenths of one percent from 4.0 percent in December.
Century 21 Action Realty recently announced that its parents, Century 21 Real Estate LLC, has recognized the local office with the Centurion Office Award for its sales in 2007.
In the financial world, stocks tend to get most of the attention. But if you're going to make progress toward your long-term goals, you need to be aware of all types of investments, including bonds.
Military cities, such as Hinesville and Columbus, will be strong points in the state's economy this year, according to a forecast by Georgia State University.
MOULTRIE -- Ameris Bancorp, the parent company of Ameris Bank, Tuesday announced the acquisition of The Coastal Bank (Coastal Bankshares, Inc), scheduled to close in the third quarter of 2014. Once this merger is finalized, Ameris Bank will be the largest community bank on the Georgia coast.
Joanna Ng Photography was welcomed as a new member of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 20 at the chamber offices in Hinesville.
Homes for Heroes recently named Lisa Scales with Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners its No. 2 realtors affiliate nationwide in 2013, based on number of heroes served.
North Bryan-based engineering and weapons manufacturer Daniel Defense announced Tuesday a 14 percent net reduction in workforce due to current market conditions.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair and business expo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 9 at the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville.
Coastal Meat and Seafood held a grand opening and ribbon cutting, in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, Feb. 21 at 9784 Seagrass Plaza, suite C, on E. Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.
SAVANNAH - Gerald Lee recently was hired as a mortgage loan originator by The Coastal Bank at the bank's Hinesville office, 101 W. Henry St.
In an attempt to show potential new online readers what the Coastal Courier has to offer in the way of up-to-the-minute updates on intensely local news, sports, features and events, the multimedia company will launch its new metered paywall Saturday, March 1.
After days of rumors, conjecture and finger-pointing, the office investigating last week's fatal train accident in Wayne County has issued a preliminary report.
MidCoast Regional Airport's new fixed-base operator told local Joint Management Board members Wednesday that efforts to reduce costs, train airport staff in fuel quality control and promote the airport are going well.
The public works company Operations Management International has dropped its $2 million lawsuit against Richmond Hill, a mere two months after it was filed.
When you check your credit-card statements every month for thefts, your eyes likely scan down the column of figures for large amounts that indicate scammers have used your card for major purchases.
Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for the month of January totaled almost $1.81 billion for an increase of $76.25 million, or 4.4 percent, compared to the month-ended January 2013.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau launched its new website Feb. 6.