ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported this week that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged at 10.1 percent from August to September. Previously, the August rate had been reported at 10.2 percent, but was revised downward slightly.
Barbara Walthour of the Quality Inn at Fort Stewart in Hinesville has received a front desk service excellence award from Choice Hotels International, which recognizes properties and individuals that have demonstrated a commitment to excellence.
Concerted Services is accepting nominations for the Winton Bell/Jeofry J. Jones Humanitarian Award and the D.C. Anderson/Rufus Futch Volunteer of the Year Award.
The Department of Defense recently announced details for the temporary expansion of the Homeowners Assistance Program. Using $555 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, this program is designed to partially reimburse eligible military personnel, surviving spouses and federal civilian employees whose service to the nation has required them to relocate and sell their primary residence at a loss.
Kevin Thomas' message to the Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday
Atlantic Foot and Ankle Specialists has opened its newest and fifth practice in Hinesville.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Georgia-Pacific has been recognized for its efforts in increasing understanding of the sustainable forestry initiative fiber sourcing program and how it supports family forest owners across North America.
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs recently announced a new down payment assistance option to its Georgia Dream Homeownership Program. The Georgia Dream "Plus" option offers down payment and closing cost assistance for first-time home buyers with incomes up to 100 percent of their area median incomes.
SNF, the largest industrial employer in Liberty County, recently won the 2009 Governor's International Award in the international trade, small/medium business category at an event in Atlanta sponsored by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Metro Atlanta Chamber and World Trade Center Atlanta.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at the gazebo on South Main Street for new home-based business owners James and Karen Bell of Rottweiler Vending and Ardysslife.com/kbell.
School Uniforms Outlet recently marked its two-year anniversary. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce celebrated with store owners Darryl and Jacqueline Stewart at an anniversary party.
Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors and The Coastal Bank will have a free, first-time home buying seminar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the bank, 101 S. Main St. The public is invited.
ATLANTA - Energy-saving and water-efficient products will be sold without sales taxes in Georgia for a four-day period beginning Thursday.
Georgians will not pay state or local sales taxes on the purchase of energy star-qualified or WaterSense-labeled products that cost $1,500 or less per item.
For those who want to participate in the Leadership Liberty program, the sign-up deadline is quickly approaching.
At its September meeting, the Long County Board of Education heard a presentation by Jeff Ricketson, the project director for the Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership.
With a wink to its core customer, the 18-25-year-old, non-discerning white male, McDonald’s released an ad in January mocking heath nuts.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting April 17 for Essence Hair Salon to celebrate the opening of its new salon at 452 W. Gen. Screven Way, Suite D in Hinesville.
Former late-night cable news satirist — and heir to David Letterman's throne at CBS' "Late Night" — Stephen Colbert has made headlines for his announcement Thursday that he has organized the funds to cover every public school grant request currently listed on DonorsChoose.org in his home state of South Carolina.
One of the most talked about moments from the Women in the World Summit 2015, an annual event that aims to explore "the struggles and triumphs of women and girls around the globe" that was held in New York City from April 22 to April 24, was a stirring poem from a sixth-grader.
A generation or so ago, options for buying a car were limited.
It’s graduation season, and that means hundreds of thousands of graduates nationwide are now turning their attention to landing their dream jobs.
What's the happiest country in the world? The answer isn't as simple as the question.
Georgia employers now have another option for paying their employees: prepaid payroll debit cards, according to a recent bulletin from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Center for Competitiveness.
Hinesville's Tractor Supply Co. recently donated $1,000 in tools and equipment to support the construction pathway at Liberty College and Career Academy. Store manager Matt Greig became aware of the program at LCCA from two media specialists who work in the district and then contacted LCCA. The tools will be used in the construction pathway on skills that help make students employable in the construction and carpentry trades.
The efficiency of the American welfare state is no minor issue of debate. Each year, the president and Congress negotiate the best ways to distribute funds in the federal budget, and each year there are those who call for major reforms to the social safety net, from both the left and the right. Some, typically from the conservatives in Congress, call for reduced spending on welfare initiatives, while others, typically the liberals, call for increases and expansions.
“If you were taking a new job and had your choice of a boss, would you prefer to work for a man or a woman?”
Almost one-third of Americans aren’t saving for retirement, according to a 2014 survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
Of all the myths surrounding the mystical characteristics of the millennial generation, the belief that they don't have jobs is now the most demonstrably false.
Speros, a national technology company headquartered in Savannah, will open a satellite office in Hinesville on May 20.
At our digital marketing agency, we help all kinds of local businesses, and especially dentists and doctors, improve their online visibility to grow their brand. To help a business grow, I first have to determine the underlying factors inhibiting their growth. In doing this, we typically see the same few problems again and again. Based on my experience, here are the main reasons why businesses often don’t grow as they should.