The Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired is opening an office in Hinesville. The organization, established in 1989, maintains a system of statewide services for deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, and other individuals with whom they interact. Advocacy services are offered to ensure that hearing impaired individuals receive accommodations they need to communicate with the hearing world. Through their GATED program, telecommunication devices are distributed free of charge through the Public Service Commission of Georgia. ...
Economists predict a major recession wouldn't affect Southeast Georgia. That's mainly because the boom in economic development the area has enjoyed is projected to continue far into the future. Liberty County is being seen by manufacturers as prime real estate. The year 2007 was an especially good one. Ron Tolley, CEO of the Liberty County Development Authority, said the opening of the 1.5 million square foot Target distribution center was a milestone last year. Another ...
SAVANNAH - When Sonny Colley walks into his Waters Avenue office he says his usual cheery good mornings to the staff and shares his infectious smile.
Budget Car Sales has been named the MILES Program 2007 Top National Producer in the Intermediate Market category and received the recognition Jan. 22.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of existing homes fell in December, closing out a horrible year for housing in which sales of single-family homes plunged by the largest amount in 25 years. The median home price dropped for the entire year, the first time that has occurred in four decades.
Fort Stewart Georgia Federal Credit Union celebrated its 43rd birthday in 2007, and entered its 44th year with several changes.
With its eclectic coffee bean painted floor, appetizing menu and an assortment of coffees, teas and smoothies, Over Coffee, in downtown Hinesville, celebrated its first year in business Saturday with a ribbon cutting and a customer appreciation day.
F. Barry Wilkes, clerk of superior court of Liberty County, recently announced that notary public applications may now be completed online.
Jobs in the Hinesville area declined by 100, or one-half of one percent, from 19,100 to 19,000, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures for December released Thursday.
Liberty County Chamber of Commerce members welcomed Liberty Tax service newest location in Hinesville recently with a ribbon cutting. At the ceremony were, from left, Chamber Ambassador of the Year Pamela Haynes; Chamber Board member Susan McCorkle; tax preparer specialists Domenica Vega and Sandra Vendetti, Sonia Torres, mother of the franchisee, franchise owner Lisette Vila, store manager Hector Velazquez, Liberty Tax area developer Donna Halligan, Chamber supporter Willie Cato, family friend Carlos Vendetti and Chamber ...
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Jan. 7-11. 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 ...
A bank founded in Hinesville 53 years ago, The Coastal Bank, and its parent Coastal Bankshares, Inc. recently signed an agreement that in effect merges parts of Greensboro-based BankSouth into Coastal.
A delegation of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce attended two Georgia Chamber of Commerce events in Atlanta last week, as the General Assembly convened the 2008 session.
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street turned lower Friday as skittish investors, unable to hold on to much optimism about the economy, drew little comfort from President Bush's economic stimulus plan.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks turned mixed Wednesday after Intel Corp. announced disappointing earnings and JPMorgan Chase & Co. offered some relief for investors concerned about the health of banks.
Liberty County's largest industrial manufacturer has been named the 2013 International Business of the Year by the World Trade Center Savannah.
The civilian joint-management board for the MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield on Friday met with a potential industrial client to discuss a proposed lease agreement. The unnamed company's representatives voiced concerns over the airport's proposed runway and tarmac-expansion projects.
The Liberty County Development Authority voted Monday to contract with Savannah-based engineering firm Thomas & Hutton Engineering Company beginning Dec. 1. The LCDA currently uses P.C. Simonton & Associates Inc. of Hinesville for its engineering services.
Longtime area car dealer O.C. Welch is getting into the golf course business.
Two area legislators praised a bill that brought the deepening of the Savannah harbor one step closer to reality.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday released its third year of greenhouse-gas data detailing carbon-pollution emissions and trends broken down by industrial sector, greenhouse gas, geographic region and individual facility.
On Thursday, Gov. Nathan Deal hailed Wednesday's U.S. House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as a "breakthrough moment" in the effort to deepen the Savannah Harbor.
Danny Creasy has been hired as vice president and Hinesville branch manager of The Coastal Bank.
Liberty Transit Authority contractor Veolia Transportation and the city's public works contractor OMI had a joint picnic and awards presentation at Gum Branch Park Saturday afternoon. OMI, the city's public works contractor, now maintains the authority's buses.
Calling it a move that will save taxpayers money and keep millage rates low, the Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday against keeping the private company OMI to run the city's public works department next year.
MOULTRIE - The Georgia Department of Agriculture unveiled the second issue of the Georgia Grown magazine at the 36th annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition, Commissioner Gary Black announced Tuesday.
SYLVANIA - Tuesday's announcement by ShriVallabh Pittie Group means that a company new to American manufacturing will build a $70 million cotton-yarn factory in Screven County, creating 200-250 jobs.
Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for September totaled $1.72 billion for an increase of $132 million, or 8.3 percent, compared to September 2012.
Coastal Courier Managing Editor Hollie Moore Barnidge spoke at the Long County Chamber of Commerce's Progress Through People Breakfast on Tuesday.