ATLANTA (AP) _ It costs a lot to be 'working poor' - especially in metro Atlanta.
A single parent of three in Gwinnett County needs to make more than $62,000 a year to avoid going on government assistance, according to the author of a new report that examines the most basic costs of living for families in each of Georgia's 159 counties.
Among the businesses that allowed employees to wear costumes on was VIP Office Furniture & Supply in Hinesville.
Jeffery Arnold, a director for The Heritage Bank, recently graduated from the Community Bankers Association of Georgia's Bank Directors' College, a part of the Community Bankers University.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Sept. 15-26. 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.
Valeria West of Hinesville has been included in the merit list for the summer quarter at Swainsboro Technical College.
When the construction site across from Liberty Regional Medical Center becomes the Hinesville Professional Center, John Carnes, owner of John Carnes construction, hopes it will be a hub for area professionals. Carnes owns the center and the land it's being built on. He plans to lease spaces when it's complete.
Even more decisions hang in the balance Tuesday as the Federal Communication Commission will vote on a proposal that could mean increased telephone and Internet service rates for much of the country.
In an effort to showcase Hinesville's holiday spirit and encourage residents to take advantage of local holiday shopping opportunities, the first of two downtown holiday open houses opens today from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
When they noticed a disparity in many contracted projects for women and minorities, members of the Liberty County Development Authority decided to take on a Minority/Women Business Enterprise initiative.
It was another good year at the state fair for Brewer's Christmas Tree Farm. The locally owned and operated business earned the most blue ribbons for Christmas trees (10 of 15
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 48 of Hinesville recently presented a plaque of appreciation to Rick Place, general manager of NaCon Body Shop, for the support his business has given to the DAV during its 2008 fundraisers. Chapter Commander Garlon Penland presented the plaque.
The Hinesville Area Board of Realtors held it's annual basket auction Oct. 15 at Coastal EMC in Midway.
ATLANTA - As winter approaches, the Georgia Department of Human Resources will again help Georgians struggling to keep up with the cost of heating their homes. DHR's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program has received approximately $74.5 million in federal funds to assist low-income, elderly and disabled Georgians with heating bills.
LUDOWICI - According to Long County Development Authority Chairman Terry Gordon, Jones Creek Machinery is ready to move into the Long County Industrial Site.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that 56,652 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in September, an increase of 76.3 percent from September 2007.
JESUP - The Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia announces the addition of Amber Aragon, M.D., to its staff.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for June was 6.6 percent, up 0.1 percentage point from ...
George and Babs Holtzman of Hinesville have achieved the 2014 National Conference Award given by Allstate Insurance Company. The Holtzmans are former owners of Holtzman ...
Coastal Empire Beer Co. of Savannah won silver and gold medals in blind tastings earlier this month at the 2015 United States Open Beer Championship ...
Vaden Automotive Group, which has a dealership in Hinesville, has added two dealerships - Infiniti of Hilton Head and Vaden Nissan of Hilton Head, bringing its ...
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. An article on the ...
Deeds recently filed with the Liberty County Clerk of Courts included:
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Aug. 6, at Connection Church on Patriots Trail in ...
Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates and Hargray co-hosted Business After Hours on Thursday evening at LaQuinta Inn in Hinesville.
Two businesses, The Pour House Bar and Grill and Cake South, recently marked their openings with ribbon cuttings.
SAVANNAH – Vaden Automotive Group, which has a dealership in Hinesville, has added two dealerships, Infiniti of Hilton Head and Vaden Nissan of Hilton Head, bringing ...
Active members of the military, veterans and their families routinely face complex challenges in their daily lives. Thankfully, there is a growing awareness of the ...
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