Nesmith Chevrolet executive manager Mike Reed of Hinesville presented $500 donations May 20 to each of the youth baseball programs on Fort Stewart and the Liberty County Recreation Department. This is the second year the dealership has participated in the Chevy Youth Baseball Initiative, a national program that runs every March through July.
JEKYLL ISLAND - The Jekyll Island Authority announced recently that three companies have been selected to join the Jekyll Island beach village project. They will build two new hotels and new retail space for the island. Following a request for proposal process, the board of directors approved the recommendations made by the Jekyll Island Authority evaluation committee, and project development agreements will be finalized with each company.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond said the Georgia Department of Labor will begin a series of workshops this week to help thousands of laid-off Georgia education employees transition into new careers. The first workshops are today and Saturday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Albany, Atlanta Airport Marriott, Atlanta Marriott Century Center, Macon State College and the Marietta campus of Chattahoochee Technical College. All workshops will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
At Tuesday's Rotary meeting Wendy Jeffers, senior lending officer for the Small Business Assistance Corporation, spoke about the current loans available through the Small Business Administration. Jeffers also informed the audience about the other assistance programs at their Liberty Street, Savannah, business resource center.
ATLANTA – The preliminary, unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Hinesville declined to 8 percent in April, down five-tenths of a percentage point in March, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
SAVANNAH – Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced this week that the GPA experienced 25.6 percent container growth in April and has recorded five consecutive months of double-digit growth through its ports.
Firth Rixson Limited General Manager Chris Bohlmann spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club on Thursday about the company's progress on the new Liberty County facility in Tradeport East and local job creation.
The Heritage Bank will offer a secure way to destroy confidential records and information with a free community shred day from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday in the bank parking lot at 300 S. Main St., Hinesville. "Shred It and Forget It" is open to the public.
Area shrimper Joey Lawler could haul in the catch of the season tomorrow, but as long as the relocated Highway 196 interchange limits how customers can get to him, he wouldn't see much profit from it.
ATLANTA - Utility regulators are planning hearings on the cost of adding two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia.
The state's Public Service Commission will hear testimony next week on how much money Georgia Power has spent on what is expected to be a $14 billion project. The Southern Co. subsidiary says the project remains on schedule and under budget.
FORT VALLEY (AP) - The harvesting, packaging and selling of Georgia's peaches has begun, and growers are cautiously looking for a bumper crop this year.
Robert Dickey, owner of Dickey Farms in Musella, said conditions were so favorable that growers had to thin the crop.
Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced today that the GPA experienced 25.6 percent container growth in April and has recorded five consecutive months of double-digit growth through its ports.
GeoVista Federal Credit Union employees seem to understand the plight of unwanted and abandoned animals housed at the Liberty Humane Shelter.
At the outset of the early 1990s, long before 3-D made an aggressive comeback and computer-generated imagery was still a rare novelty, Steven Spielberg released a film about dinosaurs that quickly became nothing short of a cultural phenomenon.
SAVANNAH - Enmark recently announced a branding change to "enmarket."