Employees of the Comcast office in Hinesville were among the 50,000 Comcast employees, families and friends who participated in the seventh annual "Comcast Cares Day," one of the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer efforts, Saturday.
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Labor reported last week that the unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area declined to 5.0 percent in March, down two-tenths of one percent from 5.2 percent in February.
SAVANNAH -- Coastal Bankshares, Inc. and its subsidiary, The Coastal Bank, have acquired BankSouth's Savannah branches as part of a plan to expand The Coastal Bank's footprint and increase assets.
A Liberty/Long County job fair, sponsored by the Liberty County Department of Labor Employee Committee of Hinesville, will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at Savannah Technical College's Hinesville campus.
NEWTON SQUARE, PA. -- GMH Military Housing, the former military housing division of GMH Communities Trust, announced Wednesday that it has been acquired by Balfour Beatty plc, a UK-based international engineering, construction, investment and services group, for an aggregate purchase price of $350.5 million.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County Development Authority approved two new businesses to go into the Industrial Park on Highway 84 Tuesday.
The Georgia Land Trust, which used a loan from the Open Space Institute to acquire a 201-acre tract adjacent to Fort Stewart, is branching out into other areas of the state.
ATLANTA -- Georgia Power is asking the Public Service Commission for a 3 percent rate increase to cover the rising cost of buying coal and natural gas.
The Hinesville Area Board of Realtors had its annual awards banquet at the Celebration castle in Long County in March. Award winners included Edward Milan (left) of Coldwell Banker, Rookie of the Year; Barbara Wheeler of Century 21, Top Producer of the Year and Eric Lukkarinen, Realtor of the Year. HABR is a member-driven, not-for-profit association that serves real estate professionals in Liberty County and surrounding areas.
SAVANNAH -- Banking professional G. Mike Odom Jr. recently joined The Coastal Bank as executive vice president and Liberty County division president.
Hazel Hendrix of Century 21 in Statesboro and the Georgia Association of Realtors Region 9 director talked about the challenges and issues in the real estate industry at the monthly Hinesville Board on Realtors meeting on April 16 at the Celebration Castle in Long County.
CLAXTON -- Demere NeSmith, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet Buick Pontiac GMC in Claxton, has announced the dealership will have a late night customer appreciation on Friday, 8-midnight.
The Yellow Co. has announced that Yellow Bluff Coastal Cottages & Marina will be the site of the 2008 Holiday Coastal Cottage.
Baconton Missionary Baptist Church will host its second annual Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. Local establishments will be on hand with information about their companies and employment applications. Full-time, part-time and summer jobs will be available. For more information, call the church at 368-9154.
A Hinesville businessman's Spring Tide Communities recently announced plans to join the Pollution Prevention Assistance Division's Partnership for a Sustainable Georgia in a Glynn County development.
SAVANNAH - United Way of the Coastal Empire recently announced it selected Savannah Technical College as a strategic-initiative partner for economic independence with a grant for $290,000.
As construction equipment kicked up dust in the background, Caesarstone USA broke ground on its first North American manufacturing facility in a ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the Belfast Commerce Centre in Richmond Hill.
A Korean-owned logistics company says it will employ up to 50 people in a distribution center it is establishing near Midway.
It appears utilities management company OMI isn't leaving Richmond Hill without at least a public attempt to strike a deal.
A Korean-owned logistics company has selected Liberty County's Tradeport East Business Center to establish a Southeast distribution center for Hankook Tire. Pactra International Co. Ltd., a global logistics solution provider, has leased the 500,000-square-foot Silver LEED-certified, cross-dock spec building owned by IDI and DCT Industrial Trust, which partnered with the Liberty County Development Authority to establish Tradeport East. Pactra plans to open for full operations Jan. 1. Read more on this story in Wednesday's Courier.
Georgia's business climate has been named No. 1 in the nation by Site Selection magazine, an economic-development trade publication.
State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, joined elected officials throughout Georgia to attend a Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials workshop Oct. 25-27 in Midway to learn more about working the Minority and Women Businesses Enterprises policies in their county or city governments.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. is prepared to assist eligible households with heating bills.
Patriot Auto Sales owner Josh Wheeler said his company fills an important place in the local automobile market by providing quality used vehicles for people who cannot afford new ones, especially buyers who would be barred by credit issues elsewhere.
A process that started in January began to pay dividends this week when local government officials signed off on a series of agreements with Caesarstone Technologies USA Inc. to build a manufacturing plant at Richmond Hill's Belfast Commerce Centre.
WALTHOURVILLE - Dryden Enterprises cut a ribbon Tuesday to celebrate the construction on Hampton Ridge subdivision.
SAVANNAH - The U.S. Small Business Administration recently ranked The Coastal Bank in the top 20 SBA 7(a) lenders in Georgia.
The Hinesville Inspections Department is conducting classes on changes to construction codes approved by the International Code Council in 2012, according to Inspections Department Director Steve Welborn.
An Army Career and Alumni Program career fair will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 7 in building 705, 100 W. 15th St. on Fort Stewart. To register, go to fortstewartacapcareerfair.eventbrite.com. For more information, go to facebook.com/stewartacap or call 912-767-6797.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to sign an agreement with Caesarstone Technologies USA which officials say will ultimately bring about 180 manufacturing jobs to the Belfast Commerce Centre.