Liberty County Commissioner Pat Bowen will soon lose his business to bulldozers - a result of the widening of Highway 196 east.
"The shoes of men like John Toby Woods and Jack Waters are hard to fill," said Ronnie Bragdon, new president of Coastal Electric Cooperative, naming his two predecessors.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a resource forum at Savannah Technical College to educate entrepreneurs' methods of enhancing their existing businesses or starting new ones.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office between and June 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 you 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 Long County Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its annual installation banquet Ludowici First Baptist Church. The theme was, "In God We Trust."
The Long County Code Enforcement Office hosted a class Wednesday regarding new requirements for builders that take effect July 1.
The 67th annual Meeting of the Members for Coastal Electric Cooperative was on Friday at Midway Middle School.
Kenny Smiley, executive director of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, completed the Institute for Organization Management, a week-long leadership training program June 17-21 at the University of Georgia.
"I love flowers and enjoy helping people get their yards in shape," Linda Hall said.
For the 11th consecutive year, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce has embarked on a statewide membership campaign that leaders hope will move the 95-year business organization closer to its goal of 5,000 members.
After weeks of allegedly not being paid, four contractors working at the site of the new Fairfield Inns & Suites, took to the streets Wednesday morning.
ATLANTA - Governor Sonny Perdue has set up a Web site so citizens can follow his two-week economic development and diplomatic mission to Europe. The site is www.StateofGeorgiaMissions.com
Baby boomers whose parents are still alive, may want to talk to them about their plans for leaving a legacy. Their thoughts might vary from yours, so, to avoid misunderstandings that could lead to hurt feelings and financial problems you will want to make sure you are "reading from the same script."
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor will host a recruitment Thursday to help the Georgia Ports Authority fill several jobs in five different occupations.
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.