The massive Independence development project is continuing, potentially doubling the city of Hinesville's population by adding up to 10,000 new homes.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank recently launched remote deposit capture technology that allows businesses to deposit checks without actually having to set foot inside the bank.
The Heritage Bank has announced the expansion of its board of directors.
Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting celebration recently for Sherwin-Williams in Hinesville. The industrial, commercial and residential paint store is at 1030 West Oglethorpe Highway. Cliff Hutto is the manager. The business participates in the Sherwin-Williams Neighbor-to-Neighbor Community/Professional Organization Program. Chamber members receive discounts and Sherwin-Williams donates 3 percent of the proceeds from their purchases back to the chamber.
Construction is under way on both sides of Highway 84 as two businesses expand in Hinesville.
As you're probably aware, the traditional pension plan has not fared so well in recent years. In fact, many large companies have frozen or discontinued their plans.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes office between April 2 and 6. The listings include the names of sellers and buyers; the book and page where the deed can be found in the 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. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
The 2007 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Distinguished Service Award, the brand's highest honor, was presented in March to Mark Bolton, vice president of marketing and member services of Coastal Electric Cooperative. Coastal Electric is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative.
Hinesville, along with most of the rest of the state, had more jobs in March than the month before, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
Developer Clay Sikes said that with the $28 million loan for construction of Independence Place Apartments, "We are finally beginning to see the materialization of our vision in physical form."
J. Thomas Wiley has been selected as president and chief executive officer of Coastal Bankshares, Inc. and The Coastal Bank.
Charlotte Goff recently retired from Coastal Communications after serving the company for a 45 years.
Cindy's Printing has hired Jim McIntosh as its new manager.
For home improvement professionals, gone are the days of plain old hammers and screwdrivers. For speed and convenience, they rely on power tools.
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.
A new law designed to better protect Georgia's children who are in day-care centers went into effect New Year's Day.