ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in Hinesville was unchanged at 8.6 percent from July to August. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the metro area increased to 2,849, up 35 from 2,814.
Vendor applications are being accepted for Hinesville's OktoberFest, which is planned for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-16, in the downtown Bradwell Park area. The festival features authentic German entertainment and food, beer tent, food court and a marketplace full of arts and crafts vendors. Event organizers say they expect to top last year's crowd of about 5,000 attendees. Booth rentals are $75 per night if reserved before Oct. 1 and $100 after. The festival will be open from 4-midnight on Friday and from 11 a.m.-midnight on Saturday.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz addressed business leaders last week at the second annual Atlanta state of the port event. He discussed the importance of Georgia's deepwater ports in Savannah and Brunswick to the metro Atlanta area.
Senior executive group leader Brandon Sullivan and assets protection group leader Nick Ferris, both from the Target Distribution Center in Midway, dropped into the Liberty County Sheriff's Office on Thursday morning to present a $1,000 check to Chief Deputy Keith Moran and Capt. David Edwards.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will distribute USDA surplus commodity foods to eligible area residents Sept. 22-24.
Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors brokers/owners George and Babs Holtzman announced this week that Pam Arthur-Lovett has earned her associate broker's license.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is co-sponsoring legislation to permanently extend tax relief provisions passed by Congress in 2001 and 2003. If Congress fails to take action, this tax relief would expire at the end of this year.
Gov. Sonny Perdue recently announced the launch of Work Ready Connect, the state's new online employment marketplace.
A friend of mine recently realized his mother needed help managing her finances when he found her closets filled with oddball purchases like jalapeno jelly beans and Betty Boop bobblehead dolls.
Even with most 3rd ID soldiers deployed, a large crowd of service members, military spouses and dependents and retirees wound through a maze of exhibitors' booths Friday during the fall Community Showcase at Club Stewart on Fort Stewart.
Mary Kay independent sales director Debbie Willoughby of Midway this month, earned the use of a new Chevy Malibu thanks to her achievements in operating her Mary Kay business.
Elaine Boggs & the Elaine Boggs Realty Group LLC recently broke ground on an office building in Hinesville, which will be located next to CVS at 116 Gen.Screven Way. The two-story office building is designed to represent Coastal Georgia. Matthew Barrow of P.C. Simonton and Associates, Inc. is the project engineer.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce celebrated Southeast Auto Services' fifth anniversary on Sept. 1. Owners Andrew and Charlene Parlett and their children, Rachel and Ryan, welcomed chamber members, customers and friends for a ceremony, food and door prizes. A grand prize drawing for a set of new tires was held at the end of the celebration.
This weekend, Kroger customers will be able to "round up" their purchases to the next dollar to help support the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance.
The Liberty County Development Authority has not recently made any significant decisions regarding a proposed wastewater treatment plant at Tradeport East.
Many landowners in southeastern Georgia have seen their pine trees die this summer. Even if you were fortunate enough that the pines on your own ...
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting and grand opening for Boots Sports Bar and Grill on Sept. 30 at the restaurant ...
Small Business Assistance Corporation has federal funds available to assist small businesses in Coastal Georgia, including Liberty and Long counties.
Because of the prevalence of scam artists who moved into an area after a disaster to offer services and then don't perform any of ...
Dear loyal readers,
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's next Progress Through People Luncheon will focus on two short movies that were shot in Liberty County.
If you are called the best in town, you must be doing something right.
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