The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Feb. 11-15. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Labor reported the state's unemployment rate rose to 5.2 percent in January, up six-tenths of a percent from 4.6 percent in December.
VIP has promoted Cathy O'Hagan to retail operations executive for the company's retail location.
Based on the past year, Charles Gaskin Jr., a Woodbury Financial Services financial professional, has been named to Woodbury Financial Services' Eagle's Circle.
SAVANNAH -- United Way of the Coastal Empire has received another helping hand to help victims and families of the sugar refinery fire.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Feb. 4-8. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46 presented an appreciation plaque to NeSmith Chevrolet on Feb. 18.
The Liberty County Magistrate Court will conduct a Landlord/Tenant Workshop at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Liberty County Courthouse Annex second floor boardroom.
Identity theft is big business. In fact, each year, billions -- that's with a "b" -- of dollars are lost to identity theft, according to the Federal Trade Commission.
A bipartisan bill being pushed by members of the Georgia House would help the $168 billion economic stimulus package recently approved by Congress last a little longer for Georgians.
Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet here, announced Wednesday that the dealership is providing welcome home gift bags for 1,700 deployed soldiers returning to Fort Stewart from Iraq in the coming months.
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that 66,468 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in January, up 41.8 percent from December.
SALISBURY, N.C. -- Now through March 11, all Food Lion stores are conducting a Shop & Care campaign to support Easter Seals.
Consumers now have more money-saving options, banking as much as an extra $40, after Kroger debuted its new, $4 generic prescription drug program Feb. 6, widening the door to more than 300 medications.
SAVANNAH -- Through a partnership between United Way's 2-1-1 program and Savannah-Chatham Asset Development Coalition, free tax preparation will be offered at several IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites throughout the Coastal Empire.
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.
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.