ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly to 10.2 percent in October, up one-tenth of a percent from a revised 10.1 percent in September.
Barbara Meador, Cathy O'Hagan and MeLissa Green of VIP Office Furniture and Supply recently won prizes at the TriMega Focus 2009 conference in Hollywood, Fla. Meador won $1,000, O'Hagan won an iPod Nano and Green won a 750GB desktop hard drive.
As a business leader and resident of the Hinesville/Liberty County area, Allstate agency owner Lynn Bennett, of the Bennett Agency, has been designated a premier service agency for 2009.
A major problem with the Courier's printer in Statesboro Saturday evening delayed delivery of Sunday's paper.
Courier publisher Mark Griffin said papers were to be delivered Sunday, but he apologized to readers for any inconvenience it caused.
The Hinesville Day Spa and Salon recently had a grand opening in its new location. Owner Sheela Eichhorn and her staff moved the spa to 951 E.G. Miles Parkway.
Fans of sweet, smoky barbecued pork and chicken have a new reason to lick their lips. Shane's Rib Shack barbecue restaurant is planning to open a franchise in Hinesville in December.
Hinesville has a new sports bar. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new chamber members Tyrone Adams and Jodee Carleen, owners of the Colleseum, with a ribbon cutting and grand opening.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently had a ribbon cutting and grand opening for Fish World and Pet Shop, a family owned and operated pet store in Hinesville that specializes in fresh- and saltwater fish. It also carries reptiles, small animals, birds and pet supplies.
Midway will have a holiday bazaar from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Midway Civic Center, 9397 E. Oglethorpe Highway. Merchants will showcase products and offer deals during the indoor shopping event. The family event is free to the public.
Private lands surrounding Fort Stewart may soon be planted with longleaf pine seedlings, a native species that also will be reintroduced in other locations across the Georgia coast. The $200,000 project is being funded by federal stimulus money.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Human Services is helping Georgians struggling to keep up with the cost of heating their homes.
At its Tuesday meeting, the Liberty County Commission approved a motion to begin the clearing and grading stage for a three-building, 206,787-square-foot manufacturing facility in the Tradeport East Business Park across from the Target Distribution Center.
Local Re/Max Accent realtor Terry Sherell Fortson recently earned a graduate realtor institute designation from the Georgia and National Associations of Realtors.
Downtown Hinesville will kick off the shopping season this Friday and Saturday when shops showcase their holiday merchandise during an open house. Stores will stay open until 7 p.m. Friday and will operate under normal business hours Saturday.
Liberty County Development Authority member Jeff Arnold recently announced he will not ask to be reappointed to the panel. His four-year term ends in two months.
Coastal Solar, an energy and financial solutions company serving the Southeast, has agreed to become a SunPower commercial dealer, joining a network of companies that ...
The Ludowici Police Department received an HP all in one desktop computer and HP printer from the Jesup Walmart on March 1.
The grand opening for the Oglethorpe Square shopping center, which houses several national retailers new to Hinesville, is set for noon Friday.
REIDSVILLE - Canoochee Electric Membership Cooperative is warning members of a new telephone scam being reported.
Oglethorpe Square shopping center has some believing that Hinesville could soon be "the biggest little city in Georgia."
LongHorn Steakhouse opened its doors here Monday.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Tuesday for American Fence and Feed and Bootleggers Package Store located at 5826 W. Oglethorpe ...
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