Liberty County existing-industry representatives recently visited the Liberty College & Career Academy and received a briefing and tour, as well as lunch prepared by the LCCA culinary students. The event was sponsored by the Liberty County Development Authority. Existing industries represented included Elan Technology, Florapharm Tea USA, International Greetings, Interstate Paper, Newport Timber, SNF and Target.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate declined in February, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday
Hinesville public-works contractor CH2M HILL/OMI is among the world's most ethical companies for 2013, according to Forbes Magazine's Jacquelyn Smith. In a March 6 online article, Smith said the Ethisphere Institute, which she called an "international think tank," recently released its list of 138 international companies. Smith said inclusion on the annual list allows global industries to "trumpet their do-gooding ways."
Coastal Endodontics hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 28 at 111 E. Mills Ave. in Hinesville.
Liberty Tax Service will give away tax-preparation services to educators, law-enforcement officials and employees of the Liberty offices that operate within law enforcement. This offer is good to first-time customers only.
Liberty and Long County home sales currently are sluggish compared to a year ago, but local real-estate agents say home prices are on the rise.
Parents of special needs children have enough on their plates just tending to the health, educational and emotional needs of their kids – not to mention often having to cope with drastically lowered income because of reduced work hours or having to pay someone else for childcare. So it's not surprising that many of these parents haven't had time to hatch a long-term financial plan in case their kids need care after they're not around.
Lisa Bradley said a lack of employment opportunities for military spouses and a driving desire to start a business led her and jogging partner Cameron Cruse to create R. Riveter, a handbag business that provides business opportunities for other military spouses.
Have you ever turned on the light in a dark basement and shuddered as cockroaches scurried away? I get that same sense of revulsion whenever I hear about unscrupulous swindlers taking advantage of the victims of natural and manmade disasters.
Around March 17 each year, South Georgia turns into one of the greenest places to visit in the world.
The unemployment rate in the Hinesville metro area rose in January, the state's Department of Labor announced Thursday.
Property owners looking for a break on their 2013 taxes have until April 1 to apply for several exemption types.
Construction of an extended-stay motel in Hinesville inched forward Thursday despite one city councilmember's objection that a request smacked of speculative zoning.
PetSense opened for business in November. And though many local pet owners still are trekking to Savannah or Brunswick for their pet's needs, manager Scott Leiter said area shoppers slowly are finding out that PetSense offers supplies, pet grooming, pet vaccinations, puppy kindergarten and obedience school. PetSense is in the Hinesville Square Shopping Center.
Into the Sun Tanning Salon hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 27 at 217 Butler St. in Midway.
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.
The Courier Courier staff is attempting to deliver the Wednesday edition a few hours earlier due to expected winter storm conditions Tuesday night and Wednesday. However, if conditions persist, delivery may be delayed. Thank you for your patience during these expected storm conditions. Sorry about any inconvenience.
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.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 7.4 percent in December, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 7.6 percent in November. The rate was 8.7 percent in December a year ago.