Trade deficit rises to second highest level this year, reflecting jump in foreign oil bill
Liberty County Commissioner Pat Bowen will soon lose his business to bulldozers - a result of the widening of Highway 196 east.
"The shoes of men like John Toby Woods and Jack Waters are hard to fill," said Ronnie Bragdon, new president of Coastal Electric Cooperative, naming his two predecessors.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a resource forum at Savannah Technical College to educate entrepreneurs' methods of enhancing their existing businesses or starting new ones.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office between and June 11-15. 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 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 located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its annual installation banquet Ludowici First Baptist Church. The theme was, "In God We Trust."
The Long County Code Enforcement Office hosted a class Wednesday regarding new requirements for builders that take effect July 1.
The 67th annual Meeting of the Members for Coastal Electric Cooperative was on Friday at Midway Middle School.
Kenny Smiley, executive director of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, completed the Institute for Organization Management, a week-long leadership training program June 17-21 at the University of Georgia.
"I love flowers and enjoy helping people get their yards in shape," Linda Hall said.
For the 11th consecutive year, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce has embarked on a statewide membership campaign that leaders hope will move the 95-year business organization closer to its goal of 5,000 members.
After weeks of allegedly not being paid, four contractors working at the site of the new Fairfield Inns & Suites, took to the streets Wednesday morning.
ATLANTA - Governor Sonny Perdue has set up a Web site so citizens can follow his two-week economic development and diplomatic mission to Europe. The site is www.StateofGeorgiaMissions.com
The Liberty County Development Authority recently received an award of excellence for one of its marketing projects at the Southern Economic Development Council annual conference, held Aug. 3-5 in Memphis, Tennessee.
JESUP - DuPont Titanium Technologies has withdrawn its application for a surface mining permit in Wayne County with the Environmental Protection Division.
Tom Hassett joined Coastal Home Care's leadership team as the chief operating officer.
Ludowici B-B-Q held its grand opening last week, bringing another eatery into Long County.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for July was 9.3 percent, up 0.5 percent from 8.8 percent in June, the state Department of Labor reported this week.
The Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area recently was featured in the top 2 percent of MSAs nationwide for its workforce attributes in Area Development magazine's 100 Leading Locations for 2014.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a revised subarea land-use map for the Fleming community.
During its Monday morning meeting, the Liberty County Development Authority approved the site plan for SNF Chemtall's warehouse expansion, Floquip. The approved plan included some variances, such as removing three parking spaces from the visitors' entrance in the cul-de-sac. It also included an exception to the minimum-standard required between the truck/visitors driveway and employee driveway.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently added Melissa Bloom to its staff as administrative assistant. She replaces Krista Maines, who recently moved to the finance-assistant position.
Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.
Dr. James Graham owns and directs Excelsior Ambulance Service, Long County's new service provider. He addressed the county commission Aug. 5.
MidCoast Regional Airport's Local Joint-Management Board on Thursday approved a new fuel-supply service contract with World Fuel Service.
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