People are worried about their jobs with the economy apparently teetering on recession.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Revenue has received complaints from several companies regarding solicitations they have received from a firm called Georgia Corporate Headquarters. The firm offers to provide corporate minutes on behalf of Georgia corporations for a fee.
Erk Russell, the iconic coach with legendary stops at The University of Georgia and Georgia Southern, once said, "The best way to win the game is not to lose a game. The best way not to lose a game is to be fundamentally sound." I could not agree more. It is the same in the investment world.
Jim Gillespie, president and chief executive officer of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, recently visited Hinesville and spoke to more than 65 Coldwell Banker Holtzman Realtors, sales associates, managers, staff and other area dignitaries about the national housing market.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area declined to 4.4 percent in April, down one-tenth of 1 percent from a revised 4.5 percent in March. However, the rate was up from 3.4 percent in April 2007.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that 51,604 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in April, up 21.3 percent from March. The increase in claims came across-the-board in manufacturing, construction, trade and services.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area declined to 4.9 percent in April, down one-tenth of 1 percent from a revised 5.0 percent in March. However, the rate was up from 4.6 percent in April 2007.
USDA Rural Development celebrates Home Ownership Month each year in June. However, Sanches Deloach is celebrating a little early this year.
Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet in Hinesville, has announced that the dealership will having a customer appreciation Saturday as a thank you to the community for the dealership being named GM Dealer of the Year.
Liberty County has recently made a state-recognized step to cut unemployment by applying for a Georgia Work Ready Community certification.
LUDOWICI -- At a special meeting on May 9, the Long County Development Authority pulled the plug on a proposed new business, which appeared to be going into the industrial park on Highway 84.
SAVANNAH -- The Career Services Department of Savannah Technical College has launched a new program, eRecruiting.
Hinesville's Next Step program drew a lot of interest May 3 during its homebuyer education workshop, making it the largest to date.
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.
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