The contractor for the construction on Memorial Drive has been fined $124,250 by the federal Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for safety violations.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - More than a half-million unemployed workers in Ohio and other states including Georgia are missing out on extended federal benefits because of the way laws in their states are written.
The economic stimulus package allows states with high unemployment to provide up to 20 weeks of extended federal benefits to workers who have exhausted other government benefits. But 13 states and the District of Columbia have laws written in a way that prevent them from qualifying for the money, according to a study by the National Employment Law Project, which promotes policies and programs that assist workers.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education hosted the Long County Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours at the board office on March 17.
There will be a workshop on how to get contracts and work on Fort Stewart on the post on Tuesday.
ATLANTA – The arrival of March signaled the start of Kroger's Atlanta Division annual Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraiser, where customers are encouraged to purchase $1 green shamrocks or $5 gold shamrocks at their local stores' cash registers. The fundraiser ends April 4 with a goal of raising $410,000.
ATLANTA - The state Labor Department says Georgia's unemployment rate in February was 9.3 percent, the highest since rate-keeping was standardized by the federal government in 1976.
The department said Thursday that the previous record in Georgia was a revised 8.5 percent in January.
ATLANTA - More than 30 Georgia gas stations have paid fines to the state Office of Consumer Affairs over alleged price gouging in the wake of Gulf Coast hurricanes last fall.
Some stations have to pay up to $10,000 in fines to the state, while others must refund money to customers who can prove they bought gas during the price spike. The list includes a $20,000 fine against nine Tennessee-based Pilot Travel Center stations.
Developers, builders and real estate professionals pushed chairs into a circle Monday morning to discuss preparing for the new brigade coming to Fort Stewart.
Interstate Paper is supporting another credit union set to open in Midway by the first week in April.
IDI, a national industrial real estate developer consistently ranked in the top five industrial developers in the United States, recently received silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its 502,854-square-foot speculative building in Tradeport East Business Center.
SAVANNAH - Savannah State University will offer a free seminar for individuals who want to learn more about investing in
Badcock Furniture & More had a grand reopening and ribbon cutting Wednesday at its Hinesville
Downtown Hinesville is attracting new business, just as new city signs identifying the business district advertise.
When it comes to a job, something is better than nothing for David Turner.
With tax day swiftly approaching, a number of studies by the personal finance research website Wallethub have examined what makes a state great for taxpayers.
JESUP - Joey Lee has joined AgSouth Farm Credit as a mortgage originator for AgSouth Mortgages, the association's home-lending division.
While I was at work one day last week, my father was in a hospital more than 1,000 miles away. He was undergoing a series of tests, and I was anxious to hear the results.
A new study, the 2015 Strengths@Work Survey, suggests that the path to great performance may be easier than we think. If we want employees to achieve their best we should appreciate them for the things they do the best—in other words, for the things that showcase where their natural strengths and abilities lie.
Visitors from Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada and Brazil recently learned why Liberty County is a solid location to "Come Grow Globally," as the Liberty County Development Authority's slogan says.
Charlene Parlett of Hinesville has joined Savannah Age Management Medicine in Pooler as a practice manager.
Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors recently celebrated anniversaries with two of its most tenured agents.
Property transfers recently recorded in the Liberty County Clerk of Courts office include:
Delectable Fruits held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening March 18 at its new store at 1427A W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
In business, one of the most important things to remember and master is the ability to meet a deadline. Deadlines get tossed about in every profession and rarely are taken that serious, but are not something to take lightly. Fortunately for me, I learned the value of meeting a deadline at a young age.
When I started focusing my weekly writing on work-life balance a few years ago, I was asked to choose a catchy name for the column.
Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality.
Amber Barbaro has joined the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce as its membership coordinator.
Metropolitan Hinesville's unemployment rate for February was 6.8 percent, down 0.2 percentage point from
Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.