The massive Independence development project is continuing, potentially doubling the city of Hinesville's population by adding up to 10,000 new homes.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank recently launched remote deposit capture technology that allows businesses to deposit checks without actually having to set foot inside the bank.
The Heritage Bank has announced the expansion of its board of directors.
Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting celebration recently for Sherwin-Williams in Hinesville. The industrial, commercial and residential paint store is at 1030 West Oglethorpe Highway. Cliff Hutto is the manager. The business participates in the Sherwin-Williams Neighbor-to-Neighbor Community/Professional Organization Program. Chamber members receive discounts and Sherwin-Williams donates 3 percent of the proceeds from their purchases back to the chamber.
Construction is under way on both sides of Highway 84 as two businesses expand in Hinesville.
As you're probably aware, the traditional pension plan has not fared so well in recent years. In fact, many large companies have frozen or discontinued their plans.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes office between April 2 and 6. The listings include the names of sellers and buyers; the book and page where the deed can be found in the deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives you 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. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
The 2007 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Distinguished Service Award, the brand's highest honor, was presented in March to Mark Bolton, vice president of marketing and member services of Coastal Electric Cooperative. Coastal Electric is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative.
Hinesville, along with most of the rest of the state, had more jobs in March than the month before, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
Developer Clay Sikes said that with the $28 million loan for construction of Independence Place Apartments, "We are finally beginning to see the materialization of our vision in physical form."
J. Thomas Wiley has been selected as president and chief executive officer of Coastal Bankshares, Inc. and The Coastal Bank.
Charlotte Goff recently retired from Coastal Communications after serving the company for a 45 years.
Cindy's Printing has hired Jim McIntosh as its new manager.
For home improvement professionals, gone are the days of plain old hammers and screwdrivers. For speed and convenience, they rely on power tools.
For the second time this year, Effingham County has landed a significant economic development project.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate decreased to 10 percent in July, down 0.3 percent from June, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
The Ludowici branch of The Heritage Bank hosted the Long County Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours on Tuesday.
Bryan County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jimmy Burnsed hesitated to use the word "compromise" Tuesday night after commissioners approved a smaller-than-proposed tax increase by a 3-2 vote.
Amanda Scott has been appointed the public-relations director for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
Hinesville's Firehouse Subs franchise owners Eddie Wells and Mitul Desal hosted an event Tuesday at their restaurant to celebrate the award of a $4,100 public-safety grant to the Hinesville Fire Department.
Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled $1.41 billion, an increase of $88.5 million, or 6.7 percent, compared to July 2012, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.
ATLANTA - Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler will be a keynote speaker during an employment-law and legislative-issues update from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday at the Coastal Electric Membership Cooperative, 1265 S. Coastal Highway 17 in Midway.
Helping local and regional businesses expand to an international market is the name of the economic-development game, World Trade Center Savannah representatives told Hinesville Rotary Club members Tuesday.
Golden Corral in Hinesville delayed its usual 11 a.m. opening time by three hours Thursday because of a drainage problem at the restaurant, according to co-owner Mike Dolan. At 2 p.m., Golden Corral opened for business and all plumbing issues had been resolved, Dolan said.
STATESBORO - U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., will host a veterans and military job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive.