Due in part to the military deployment, RG's Burgers and Real Fries is suffering a blowback in sales, a problem that is indicative of many local businesses.
Hinesville's real estate sales have fallen 36 percent in the last year, and local Realtors expect the numbers to continue to dwindle as thousands of soldiers remain in Iraq.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Aug. 13-17. 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.
During Thursday's People Through Progress Luncheon hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, outgoing Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe spoke with guests about making Hinesville "the southern living, community of choice in coastal Georgia for a day or for a lifetime."
Midway has approved an agreement that will annex the entire 379-acre Glebe-Martin mixed-use project into the city, and finance water and water treatment service for the new development as well as for municipality.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Aug. 6-10. 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.
Despite the slow progress of revitalizing Hinesville's downtown district, a local developer has heeded the community's call, and is currently erecting a building on MLK.
LOS ANGELES - Foreclosure filings rose 9 percent from June to July and surged 93 percent over the same period last year, with Nevada, Georgia and Michigan accounting for the highest foreclosure rates nationwide, a research firm said Tuesday.
P.J. Wasson liked to hit the flea markets and consignment shops. But she always thought, if the right place became available, she would open her own store, but with a twist.
Hinesville City Councilmen Charles Frasier recently finished the vertical construction on his retail and office space development on South Main Street near the unfinished Frank Cochran Drive extension. Frasier is currently working on bringing a clothing store to the new development, and said he is eager to satisfy the many requests of nearby residents who have expressed the desire for an eatery on the south side of town.
Recent construction oversights are building concern among environmentalists who have questioned the efficiency of the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, and the state's Environmental Protection Division.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from July 23-Aug. 3. 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.
Georgia's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program that provides assistance to poor families, recently instituted the Work Support Program to help working families once they leave TANF with ongoing employment intervention support services.
Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors will sponsor free career seminars to familiarize current and potential real estate licensees with information on the residential real estate profession. The seminars are planned for 10 a.m. Aug. 25 and 7 p.m. Aug. 28 at Holtzman's office.
Development plans are on the minds of many people in Liberty County, and there is no shortage of controversy when it comes to such projects.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor recently announced that metro Hinesville's unemployment rate decreased to 8.3 percent in December, down 0.1 percent from 8.4 percent in November.
There's more to the Army and Air Force Exchange Service than just the Main Exchange. Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's AAFES manager George Ricker said AAFES is about 98 percent self-supporting and includes more than just the products and services offered at local exchanges, which date back to 1895.
The 2013-14 Leadership Liberty class traveled Monday to Atlanta and visited with state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, and Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler.
More than two-thirds of the industry in Liberty County is the result of foreign investment, Development Authority CEO Ron Tolley told chamber of commerce members Thursday.
The Governor's Office of Workforce Development recently announced the allocation of more than $107,000 in grant funding for offender training in six Local Workforce Investment Areas across the state.
ATLANTA - Recruiting day for the Georgia Ports Authority scheduled for today at the Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center has been postponed.
The Liberty County Development Authority voted Monday to recommend county leaders consider adding two road-improvement projects and a water-and-sewer project to the next special-purpose local-option sales tax referendum, which will go to voters for approval in November.
SAVANNAH - Comcast recently announced the launch of its new X1 video platform for customers in the Savannah area, including Liberty County.
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Daniel Defense will expand its operations at the Interstate Centre in Black Creek in a $20 million project expected to add 120 new jobs over the next five years, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday afternoon.
Atlanta – With snow and icy precipitation in the forecast, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some important insurance and fire safety tips for winter.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce spotlighted community leaders and volunteers, along with local businesses, during the chamber's annual awards banquet and Taste of Liberty on Friday inside the former Blockbuster building in Hinesville.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor will host a recruitment Thursday to help the Georgia Ports Authority fill several jobs in five different occupations.
Fewer than half the members of the Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership attended a meeting Tuesday at the Liberty County Courthouse Annex. Those who showed discussed goals and objectives for 2014 and whether the organization should attempt to revitalize itself or fold. Attendees agreed the partnership should try to team up with the Southeast Georgia Friends of Fort Stewart and Hunter, but could not vote on the matter without a quorum. There also were not enough voting members to elect new officers.
The Liberty County Development Authority went into an unwarranted executive session Jan. 6, during a meeting and workshop, according to Georgia Press Association attorney David Hudson.