Fall is a great time to take a vacation. Think of it: a vacation minus crowds. Families have gone home because the kids are back to school. Owners of summer-vacation destinations are more willing to lower rates because their season is fast coming to an end. After Labor Day might well be your best time this year to take a vacation or, even better, a series of long weekend breaks until Thanksgiving. Ideas to consider: ...
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold a Basics of Social Media class from 2:30-5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at the chamber/CVB offices, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate increased to 10.2 percent in June, up 0.9 percent from May, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
The Dewar Group based in Valdosta announced this week that it plans to rehabilitate Raintree, Northgate and Baytree apartments in Hinesville. The group's project team - made up of developers, builders, architects and property managers - intends to submit an application in the next month for a noncompetitive grant to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs to help fund the rehab. Company officials said they also will work with the U. S. Department of Housing ...
Loyal shoppers who have patronized Hinesville's 25-year-old Food Lion supermarket on Gen. Screven Way soon will have to go elsewhere for their groceries.
Golden Corral Buffet and Grill will open its newest restaurant, at 741 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24.
Lisa Davis has joined the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce as its new administrative assistant.
Have you ever been turned down for a credit card and wondered why? Or gotten approved for a car loan or mortgage but suddenly the interest rate and fees are much higher than in the initial quote?
Riceboro city officials confirmed this week that SNF Chemtall Inc. is building a development laboratory at its Riceboro facility.
The groundbreaking has been set for Medient Studios' massive development planned in Effingham County.
The Georgia Municipal Association recently named Hinesville among 13 cities considered major economic hub cities outside metropolitan Atlanta, according to Mayor Jim Thomas.
ATLANTA - The Technology Association of Georgia, in collaboration with the Business and Technology Alliance of TAG, is accepting applications and nominations for the 2013 Excalibur Awards, which recognize Georgia companies and organizations that demonstrate the best use of technology, typically provided by a third-party, to solve complex issues and processes in business and education.
United Military Care hosted a ribbon cutting and open house Wednesday at 400 N. Main St. in Hinesville.
SYLVANIA - Savannah River Farms, a vendor at the Hinesville Farmers Market, recently received approval by the USDA as an on-farm slaughter and processing facility.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Carl R. Varnedoe of Jones, Osteen & Jones in Hinesville received an award of achievement for outstanding service to the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia on June 21 during the organization's annual meeting.
SAVANNAH - United Way of the Coastal Empire recently announced it selected Savannah Technical College as a strategic-initiative partner for economic independence with a grant for $290,000.
As construction equipment kicked up dust in the background, Caesarstone USA broke ground on its first North American manufacturing facility in a ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the Belfast Commerce Centre in Richmond Hill.
A Korean-owned logistics company says it will employ up to 50 people in a distribution center it is establishing near Midway.
It appears utilities management company OMI isn't leaving Richmond Hill without at least a public attempt to strike a deal.
A Korean-owned logistics company has selected Liberty County's Tradeport East Business Center to establish a Southeast distribution center for Hankook Tire. Pactra International Co. Ltd., a global logistics solution provider, has leased the 500,000-square-foot Silver LEED-certified, cross-dock spec building owned by IDI and DCT Industrial Trust, which partnered with the Liberty County Development Authority to establish Tradeport East. Pactra plans to open for full operations Jan. 1. Read more on this story in Wednesday's Courier.
Georgia's business climate has been named No. 1 in the nation by Site Selection magazine, an economic-development trade publication.
State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, joined elected officials throughout Georgia to attend a Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials workshop Oct. 25-27 in Midway to learn more about working the Minority and Women Businesses Enterprises policies in their county or city governments.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. is prepared to assist eligible households with heating bills.
Patriot Auto Sales owner Josh Wheeler said his company fills an important place in the local automobile market by providing quality used vehicles for people who cannot afford new ones, especially buyers who would be barred by credit issues elsewhere.
A process that started in January began to pay dividends this week when local government officials signed off on a series of agreements with Caesarstone Technologies USA Inc. to build a manufacturing plant at Richmond Hill's Belfast Commerce Centre.
WALTHOURVILLE - Dryden Enterprises cut a ribbon Tuesday to celebrate the construction on Hampton Ridge subdivision.
SAVANNAH - The U.S. Small Business Administration recently ranked The Coastal Bank in the top 20 SBA 7(a) lenders in Georgia.
The Hinesville Inspections Department is conducting classes on changes to construction codes approved by the International Code Council in 2012, according to Inspections Department Director Steve Welborn.
An Army Career and Alumni Program career fair will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 7 in building 705, 100 W. 15th St. on Fort Stewart. To register, go to fortstewartacapcareerfair.eventbrite.com. For more information, go to facebook.com/stewartacap or call 912-767-6797.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to sign an agreement with Caesarstone Technologies USA which officials say will ultimately bring about 180 manufacturing jobs to the Belfast Commerce Centre.