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
Baby boomers whose parents are still alive, may want to talk to them about their plans for leaving a legacy. Their thoughts might vary from yours, so, to avoid misunderstandings that could lead to hurt feelings and financial problems you will want to make sure you are "reading from the same script."
If you get laid off or "downsized," it's unquestionably a tough break, and it can be stressful. However, if you make the right investment-related moves, the loss of a job doesn't necessarily mean you have lost the opportunity to achieve your financial goals.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank has hired Stacy Marquez as a mortgage loan originator.
CenturyTel Southern Region Vice President Todd Schafer introduced himself and his company to local business leaders at last week's Hinesville Rotary Club meeting.
A workshop entitled "Creating Financial Projections" will be held from 6-9 p.m., Tuesday in the Small Business Assistance Center conference room at 111 E. Liberty St. in Savannah. The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is sponsoring this class.
Coastal Electric Cooperative recently received recognition in the 2007 "Spotlight on Excellence" national awards program, sponsored by the Council of Rural Electric Communicators and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
The Grand Central retail development (owned by David and Teresa McDonald) will be complete before the end of the summer. With its modern and distinctly sharp features, the building will most likely attract franchise stores and eateries, Teresa McDonald said. This development is off 196 across an unfinished portion of Frank Cochran Drive.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office between and May 21-25. 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.
To achieve your financial goals, you need to be a diligent saver and investor. But you need to do more than lust build your assets - you also must do a good lob of managing your debts. If you let your debts get out of control, they will eventually erode your savings and investments - and when that happens, the road to financial success can get pretty bumpy.
The Liberty County Development Authority has taken a look at preliminary plans for landscaping and signs for its east Liberty industrial park, at an estimated cost of $3.5 million.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office between and May 14-18. 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.
You've made it through another tax season. If you got a refund, you might be satisfied. But if you'd like to see a different outcome in 2008, review your tax return, including your investment-related taxes. Some investments are more "tax-friendly" than others are. And municipal bonds might be the friendliest.
Caesarstone Technology is having a job fair for management positions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center at 5520 White Bluff Road.
Ameris Bank's fifth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative is in full swing. Non-perishable food items are being collected through October.
Hinesville's Dairy Queen is on a list of restaurants that have been hit by a security breach during August, the company announced Thursday.
SNF Floquip has announced it will double its Midway Industrial Park plant, investing about $7 million in the expansion.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce attended a ribbon cutting for Balbo and Gregg, Attorneys at Law, P.C., Sept. 26 at the practice's new Hinesville location, 410-A Gen. Screven Way.
SAVANNAH - With nearly 13 percent growth in container traffic over the first two months of the fiscal year, the Georgia Ports Authority has made a strong start to FY2015.
ATLANTA - Customers in Kroger's Atlanta Division, which includes Liberty County, raised more than $112,000 from Sept. 7-27 during the Great American Milk Drive supporting Feeding America.
Melissa Carter Ray recently completed development authority training, provided by the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government, for local leaders who have been appointed or reappointed to an authority.
Savannah Technical College will host a Military Career Fair and Hiring Event from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in building 705 (100 W. 15th St.) on Fort Stewart.
The Coastal Courier, Liberty County's long-standing source for local news and event information, will reduce its printing schedule beginning the first week of October. As we transition to a two-edition-per-week frequency, all of Friday's features, including the community calendar, entertainment news, local sports, business news and Living Well will be rolled into either the Wednesday or Sunday editions. Advertising circulars and local advertising offers also will be combined with the Wednesday and Sunday editions. The Sunday edition will also include two full pages of color comics, a feature many readers have requested.
Into the Sun Tanning Salon hosted a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting Sept. 18 to celebrate its new location at 21 Isle of Wight Road in Midway.
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