When Sheela Eichhorn heard people had lost money on gift cards when Vanilla Day Spa closed down in Savannah this week, she felt she had to help.
Forget about washing the sinkful of dirty dishes or gathering up those piles of wrapping paper, there's some after-Christmas shopping and gift-returning to be done.
The latest unemployment numbers released by the Georgia Department of Labor may hold a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel for Hinesville and Coastal Georgia.
It took four years of negotiating, but Juan's Mexicali owner Michael Moody finally got the city of Hinesville to approve a new sign for his restaurant. The sign was posted where a Wendy's sign once stood.
Certified public accountant Penny Hendry Lumpkin has been admitted as a member of the firm Barrs, Coiner & Lumpkin, LLC (formerly Carmichael, Clay & Barrs, LLC) in Brunswick.
Early next spring, thrifty shoppers will have more options to look forward to when the Save-A-Lot grocery store chain opens a location in Hinesville.
Though debate continues over whether the economic recession will end in 2010, the mom-and-pop shops that opened in 2009 might just stick around another year, and Hinesville is inviting more businesses to bring their goods and services to town.
SAVANNAH - Comcast, a provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services, recently announced it is launching next-generation DOCSIS 3.0 and moving from broadband to wideband in Savannah and surrounding areas, including several southeastern Georgia communities.
The Georgia Academy for Economic Development recently announced the local graduates from the 2009 region 12 multi-day training program.
ATLANTA - Georgia Power has asked the Public Service Commission to approve increased fuel charges that would raise the bill for the typical residential customer by $6.98 a month.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on it's Web site that the utility asked the Georgia PSC to approve the request Tuesday.
The board of the Liberty County Development Authority approved a final memorandum of understanding Tuesday morning with the company behind Project Thunder, a large-scale development that's anticipated to bring at least 200 jobs to the area sometime late next year.
Last week's meeting between the secretary of the Army and local proponents of troop increases for Fort Stewart revealed some measure of compensation may be possible for community investors and the Army post, but no promises were made.
ATLANTA - Shane's Rib Shack, a Petrus Brands company, is expanding further into South Georgia with six new locations, including Hinesville, Savannah, Pooler and Valdosta, and into South Carolina with future store openings in Beaufort.
Liberty County Development Authority board members met early Tuesday to review a memorandum of understanding that would bring them a step closer to welcoming a sizeable, though still unnamed, employer to the area.
Pembroke welcomed a new business to the historic downtown last week as Shops on Main opened it's doors to customers on April 11.
Liberty County residents used to have to leave town to go to Dick's Sporting Goods or TJ Maxx.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting April 7 for Aqua Brill Pet Store, 318A Welborn Street in Hinesville.
Dryden Enterprises, Inc. broke ground Thursday at its new location along South Main Street between the Heritage Bank drive-thru and Brinkley Floor Covering.
Ulta Beauty will open its Hinesville store on the Oglethorpe Square on April 21.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting March 13 for Hobby Lobby in Oglethorpe Square Shopping Center, 863 W. Oglethorpe Highway, Hinesville.
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