Lee Boggess, director of the Liberty County YMCA, addresses the Rotary Club Tuesday about literacy worldwide. According to the 2000 census, 96 percent of people speak English well in Liberty County compared to the state's 98 percent average. Boggess also informed the group 20 percent of the world's population is illiterate.
The Reader Favorites Ballot is available online this year.
Two planned subdivisions are expected to appear on Colonel's Island soon, and they are considered unique among the many developments going up in the county.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from July 2-6. 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.
Sawgrass Landing, a planned $50 million residential and commercial development, is scheduled to begin construction in Midway this fall.
Three recent graduates from the College of Information Technology at Georgia Southern University have joined the consulting firm BravePoint, where, as new employees, they are first-time participants in a special training program.
Moomie's Fried Chicken opened June 9 and offers fried chicken, chicken wings, gizzards, cornbread and more.
The ongoing saga involving Liberty Square in Long County appears to be headed toward resolution.
Mainship Corp. recently announced it will shift production of its Pilot and Trawler models from its Midway plant to the main manufacturing facility of its parent company, Luhrs Marine Group, in St. Augustine, Fla.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office between and June 18-22. 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.
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.
Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Liberty County Complex in Midway.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.
Curves International Inc. announced last week that participating Curves, including the Hinesville location, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.
SAVANNAH - Former soldiers Kevin Ryan, Dan Sartin and Jeff Hyatt, have been putting the entrepreneurial skills they learned in the Army to good use, launching their own craft brewery, Service Brewing Company.
CivilianJobs.com, a site that helps connect America's military members with civilian careers, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on Fort Stewart. The event is sponsored by the Fort Stewart Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program.
Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy continued to expand during the second quarter of 2014 and should experience strong growth throughout the year.
A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.
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.
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