ATLANTA - The unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area rose to 4.7 percent in December, up one-half of one percent from 4.2 percent in November, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
LUDOWICI - It didn't take RMR and Associates long to figure out that the way one gets to know a community is by putting together an old fashion cookout.
The Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired is opening an office in Hinesville.
Economists predict a major recession wouldn't affect Southeast Georgia.
SAVANNAH - When Sonny Colley walks into his Waters Avenue office he says his usual cheery good mornings to the staff and shares his infectious smile.
Budget Car Sales has been named the MILES Program 2007 Top National Producer in the Intermediate Market category and received the recognition Jan. 22.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of existing homes fell in December, closing out a horrible year for housing in which sales of single-family homes plunged by the largest amount in 25 years. The median home price dropped for the entire year, the first time that has occurred in four decades.
Fort Stewart Georgia Federal Credit Union celebrated its 43rd birthday in 2007, and entered its 44th year with several changes.
With its eclectic coffee bean painted floor, appetizing menu and an assortment of coffees, teas and smoothies, Over Coffee, in downtown Hinesville, celebrated its first year in business Saturday with a ribbon cutting and a customer appreciation day.
F. Barry Wilkes, clerk of superior court of Liberty County, recently announced that notary public applications may now be completed online.
Jobs in the Hinesville area declined by 100, or one-half of one percent, from 19,100 to 19,000, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures for December released Thursday.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Jan. 7-11. 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.
A bank founded in Hinesville 53 years ago, The Coastal Bank, and its parent Coastal Bankshares, Inc. recently signed an agreement that in effect merges parts of Greensboro-based BankSouth into Coastal.
Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.
When the Federal Reserve was established in 1913, over 30,000 different currencies were in some type of use throughout the United States. The lack of a uniform currency contributed to systemic weaknesses in the monetary system, including bank runs, unstable interest rates and prices, and an overall lack of confidence in banking institutions. Thanks to its capacity to mitigate each of the aforementioned issues, along with many others, the Federal Reserve has played a key role in stabilizing the United States economy.