The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Jan. 21-Feb. 1. 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.
SAVANNAH - Tom Wiley, The Coastal Bank's president and CEO, has been named to the board of directors for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
GLENNVILLE - First Citizens Bank has announced the launch of remote express deposit, a service that allows companies to deposit checks electronically from their places of business.
Scott Richardson with Hampton Island, an exclusive housing development near Riceboro, addressed the Hinesville Rotary Club at its weekly meeting on Jan. 29. During the 18th and 19th centuries, the island was a rice and cotton plantation. It later served as a Confederate outpost during the Civil War. Memberships to Hampton Island are $150,000, and more than half of the memberships include a homesite. Members are able to enjoy amenities such as the spas, an equestrian center, Davis Love III-designed golf course, an organic farm, boating and fishing. To learn more about Hampton Island, or to schedule a tour ...
Charles Gaskin, a registered representative with Woodbury Financial Srvcs, Inc. in Midway, has earned one of PLANCO's highest honors - membership in the 2007 Captain's Club.
Jeanne Evans with Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors has earned the accredited buyer representation designation from the Real Estate Buyers Agent Council of the National Association of Realtors.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Jan. 14-18. 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 Internal Revenue Service has issued a consumer warning for Georgia residents to be aware of a scam that is being operated in the area that involves the filing of a federal income tax return to get a refund of Social Security taxes paid.
Vann's Grill & Bar recently cut the ribbon on their new establishment behind Peebles Department Store. At the ceremony were, from left, Chamber Board member Leah Poole, Chamber Ambassador of the Year Pamela Haynes, Chamber Board member Susan McCorkle; Chamber Board Chairman Kimberly Thomas; Chamber Board member Sharron Hays; owners Van Wheeler and Britt Nickels, Chamber Board members Toby Mahan, Maryann Wilson, Danny Creasy and Bobby Ryon, who is also a Hinesville City councilman.
The law firm of Jones, Osteen & Jones welcomes the addition of local attorney Richard E. Braun Jr.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Ports Authority announced Monday at a board meeting here that a record number of containers moved through the Port of Savannah in 2007.
ATLANTA - The unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area rose to 4.7 percent in December, up one-half of one percent from 4.2 percent in November, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
LUDOWICI - It didn't take RMR and Associates long to figure out that the way one gets to know a community is by putting together an old fashion cookout.
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.