To the millions of college and high school seniors who recently graduated: congratulations on a job well done. After the celebration dies down, you'll no doubt be eager to embark on life's next chapter, whether it's finding a job, preparing for college or enrolling in military or community service.
The Coastal Courier this year won three awards in the Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, including best website in Georgia in the bi- and tri-weekly publications division.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor is teaming with the State Employer Committee to offer a course on compliance challenges during an employment-law and legislative-issues update Wednesday in Morrow.
On the road to strengthening the area's economic vitality, Liberty County leaders last week acknowledged that workforce weaknesses could be hampering industrial growth. They have created a task force to face the concerns.
The Bennett Agency of Hinesville and Jesup has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2013.
VIP Office Furniture and Supply recently was recognized by its peers within its industry.
Origami Owl by Charmed Perfection hosted a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on May 23 at the chamber offices, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
Farmer's Natural Foods hosted its 30-year anniversary celebration and ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on May 2 at 754 E.G. Miles Parkway.
Barbara Meyers has been selected as chief executive officer of Gateway Behavioral Health Services.
Parents who have a child going away to college have more to worry about than partying and failing grades.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Hinesville's unemployment rate declined to 8.4 percent in April, down 0.2 percent from 8.6 percent in March.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority on Wednesday awarded $7,500 to Dryden Enterprises for three Main Street façade improvements.
Aimee Harris has been appointed to head up the new Jones, Osteen and Jones location in Richmond Hill at 10221 Ford Ave., suite 4.
The Hinesville City Council held a special meeting Wednesday morning to review, discuss and approve the final plat for the Magnolia Oaks Shopping Center at Airport Road and Highway 196 West.
Landowners in Georgia may have a chance to cut their income taxes in half.
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.