As part of Comcast Cares Day, nearly 40 volunteers gathered Saturday at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation to work on flower beds, mulch the garden and lay bricks on a walkway designed to honor those once enslaved on Liberty County plantations. The memorial, "The Walk: An African-American Tribute," will cover 50,000 square feet and bear the names of about 6,000 former slaves when it is complete.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Hinesville declined to 8.5 percent in March, down three-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.8 percent in February. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the area decreased to 2,791, down 74 from 2,865 in February.
Keller Williams announced recently that Beth Braun has joined the company and will work out of the Richmond Hill office. Braun has a background in listing and selling real estate for the past seven years in Liberty, Bryan and McIntosh counties. She has completed Graduate of Realtor Institute training and holds an associate broker license.
WASHINGTON - A spike in unemployment claims Thursday underscored the bumpiness of the economic rebound: Consumers are spending more. Factories are making more. But layoffs have not tapered off as fast as expected.
The Hinesville post office has received notice from the USPS recently that its automated postal center is targeted for removal because it doesn't get enough business.
The Shoney's restaurant in Fleming has shut its doors, but only temporarily.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General has opened a new store in Midway, 167 Butler Ave., and has set its grand opening for Saturday, beginning 8 a.m.
Linda DeLoach, Century 21 Action Realty associate broker, has been recognized by Century 21 Real Estate for service and sales performance in 2009.
The Alliance of Administrators will host its 2010 Administrators Conference on the businesses of churches on April 23-24 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
ATLANTA - One of the world's largest carpet makers has agreed to an $18 million settlement with employees who claimed the company hired illegal immigrants in an effort to reduce wages.
Whether you're still struggling to finish your taxes or you haven't even started, remember that Thursday is the day to either postmark and mail completed returns or file for an extension.
Liberty Square, a 108,752-square-foot shopping center in Hinesville, sold for $6.5 million last week.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced recently that net revenue collections for March totaled $998,239,000 compared with $987,986,000 for March 2009, an increase of $10,523,000 or 1 percent. This is the first monthly increase in revenues since November 2008.
Members of the military can benefit from the homebuyer tax credit extension legislation, which has been extended to include sales until April 30.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., recently announced they are seeking $105 million in federal funds to continue the deepening of the Savannah Harbor to ensure the country's fastest-growing container port can accommodate large cargo carriers.
ATLANTA - Kroger is joining forces with the United Service Organization through July 9 to support American troops and their families by allowing customers to round ...
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Economic Development's Tourism division recently announced that Georgia welcomed an estimated 102.4 million visitors in 2015, an increase ...
Liberty Shares Inc., the parent company of The Heritage Bank, announced the successful completion of a previously announced $26 million capital raise.