Veterans from as far away as Peach County came to Glennville on Wednesday to compete for hundreds of law-enforcement jobs open to former military members.
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There are about 800 law enforcement-related jobs currently open statewide. According to Gwendolyn Hogan, public relations officer with the Georgia Department of Corrections, military veterans will have an opportunity to compete for these jobs at a military recruitment job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the National Guard Armory in Glennville. The free event is focused on military veterans, but the civilian public is invited as well. The job fair is being ...
I'm not sure whether it was intentional or merely a coincidence that several years ago Congress proclaimed April to be Financial Literacy Month.
The Federal Trade Commission has released a report with new information about identity theft. While it's generally believed that seniors are the most likely victims of this type of fraud because they're assumed to be more vulnerable, the report shows that's not the case.
A Savannah-based business will send delegates this month to Washington, D.C., to lobby for modifications to the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, but the group also has begun a grassroots campaign to enlighten its regional base.
Aspiring Liberty cosmetologists and barbers now have swanky spaces near home to practice their crafts.
Remax All American Realty hosted a ribbon cutting March 29 at 1453 W. Oglethorpe Highway in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
Interstate Credit Union is partnering with Sallie Mae to offer a private student-loan program.
SAVANNAH - HomeSafe Georgia, a program of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, has named Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Savannah Area Inc. as a new regional partner as part of a new outreach program aimed at helping more Georgia homeowners avoid foreclosure.
Long County now has a funeral home to call its own. Howard's Funeral Home held its grand opening March 23 in Ludowici, with more than 100 guests in attendance. Owner Ray Howard welcomed the crowd and said the opening of the business was a dream come true and a family effort. Charles Houston provided a prayer of dedication over the new business. According to Howard, the new funeral home, which is behind The Heritage Bank, ...
The Liberty County Development Authority on Monday adopted a minority/woman business-enterprise policy revision that had been months in the works.
Marjorie Young, president of the local Service Corporation of Ready Executives chapter, spoke last week to the Long County Chamber of Commerce at its quarterly breakfast.
The Technology Association of Georgia's "Hire a Hero" career fair will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 17 at the Armstrong Center in Savannah.
The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau and Liberty County Chamber of Commerce have announced a "going green" workshop for area businesses, nonprofits and other organizations.
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Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Georgia's net tax collections for October totaled $1.46 billion, an increase of approximately $81.75 million, or 5.9 percent, compared to October 2012.
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.