Subway Restaurants of Savannah will participate in its first day-long food drive, "Feed A Friend," Thursday to benefit local food pantries.
Hinesville recently came in at No. 7 on a list of the "Top 10 Easiest Places to Hire Employees." The list, published in Beyond.com's 2013 Career Trends Analysis Report, touts cities that have the most candidates per job. According to the report, Hinesville's easiest industries to hire for are customer service; manufacturing and production; and travel, hospitality and restaurant service. The city's easiest jobs to hire for are customer-service representatives, warehouse workers and cooks. The jobs Hinesville employers most need to fill include registered nurses, construction laborers and owner/operators. Beyond.com reports that Hinesville's ...
Scott's Home Improvement was welcomed as a new member to the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 2 at the business' location, 752 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
It doesn't take much to cause a flood. A few inches of rain may be all it takes to cause some damage.
According to Donita Gaulden, assistant director of Hinesville's Department of Community Development, fair housing is not an option - it's the law.
Georgia retailers are not supposed to charge sales tax on many purchases Friday and Saturday. It's a "sales tax holiday" ordered by the state.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2013 - Hundreds of thousands of Defense Department civilian employees who have had to take a weekly unpaid day off from work since July 8 are getting some relief, as the total number of furlough days has been reduced from 11 to six, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today.
Atlantic Foot & Ankle Specialists hosted a ribbon cutting and open house Tuesday in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
The Hinesville-Fort Stewart area was listed among the "Top 10 Shining Examples of Economic Development That's Working" and the "Top 10 Places in the South to Hire Talented Military Veterans and Civilian Personnel," according to Southern Business and Development, a magazine that reports on economic development and site selection in the South.
A couple planning to move to Hinesville in September recently discovered the house they rented via Craigslist was actually listed by local real-estate agent Brigitte Cabeza-Shanken with Coldwell Banker, Holtzman Realtors. They were scammed.
Motorists traveling on I-95 through Liberty County this week probably have noticed a helicopter hovering low over the salt marsh near the northbound lanes. Eighty- to 100-foot steel poles necessary to support high-voltage power lines are being installed with an air-crane helicopter, according to Jeannine Haynes, public affairs director for Georgia Transmission Corporation.
A normal topic of concern during the summer is drought stress or damage. That has certainly not been the case this year.
A notice from a Delaware company recently was sent to Liberty County property owners, instructing them to obtain a copy of a "grant deed." The company offered to obtain and provide a copy of the owner's deed and property profile for a fee ranging from $3 to $63.
Georgia's oyster harvesting season ended last month and won't start up again until the fall, but some Georgia oystermen still are hard at work.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2013-14 class of Leadership Liberty.
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.
Based on a community-survey questionnaire completed by a newly formed retail-advisory board and supported by research conducted by Retail Strategies, Liberty County needs full-service and higher-end dining, more grocery stores, fast-food restaurants in outlying areas, big-box stores along with electronics, shoe and sporting-goods stores, and family entertainment.
Foods of the Farm held a ribbon cutting and grand opening in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday at 11239 Oglethorpe Highway. in Midway. Owners Scott and Theresa Morrison welcomed family, local residents and chamber staffers and members to the event.
ATLANTA - The Internal Revenue Service recently warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.
The Liberty County Development Authority approved a contract Tuesday morning with The McDonald Firm LLC of Atlanta to lobby the state legislature for $4 million in funds to extend the runway at MidCoast Regional Airport.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday that Georgia's net tax collections for the month of December totaled $1.75 billion for an increase of $64 million, or 3.8 percent, compared to the month-ended December 2012.
Most soldiers stationed at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will see an average 5 percent increase in their basic housing allowance, according to Chris Curry, housing chief for Stewart-Hunter's Directorate of Public Works.
Curves held a ribbon cutting Dec. 19 at 230 W. Gen. Screven Way, No. 106 in Hinesville in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host the Liberty County Development Authority at the Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Jan. 30, the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
A requirement by Rayonier that Bryan County sign an arbitration clause in order to use county employees to dig dirt from the company's land rankled members of the Bryan County Board of Commissioners, but in the end the board voted 3-2 to enter into the agreement.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy expanded significantly during the third quarter of 2013 and should continue to experience growth in the first half of 2014.
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers Market is accepting vendor applications for the 2014 season.
Georgia Electric Membership Corporation named Coastal EMC in Midway the Electric Co-op of the Year during November's annual meeting of EMCs in Augusta. The local EMC also received the 2013 Georgia Electric Membership Corporation Community Service and Volunteerism Award.
The Liberty County Development Authority updated a number of its long-range plans Monday, including debt reduction and divesting itself of the water-reclamation facility at Tradeport East. The authority board held a planning workshop following a regular meeting early this week at Coastal EMC in Midway.