Born and raised in Philadelphia, but now living in Liberty County, Janice Dotson and her family have recently opened A Taste of Philly.
Savannah State University will host its 2007 Spring Career Fair at Tiger Arena on March 7. Registered participants include: Columbia College, US Coast Guard, National Marine Fisheries, Georgia Department of Transportation, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Polk County School Board of Florida, Wachovia, United States Army, Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission, Air Tran Airways, Thompson Hospitality, Georgia Ports Authority, Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and others to come.
A series of four workshops entitled "Small Business Record Keeping and Tax Series" will take place Wednesday evenings starting Feb. 27 in the Conference Room of the Small Business Assistance Center, 111 East Liberty Street in Savannah. The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is sponsoring these events.
Although there are tarps, paint cans and ladders in some areas, people can still make donations and shop at the Goodwill store in Hinesville's Liberty Square Shopping Center.
Leadership Liberty, sponsored by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, recently visited Atlanta to learn about state economic development as well as meet with their state legislators.
Georgia job seekers and thriving counties have a new way to attract big business through the World Wide Web.
The AARP Tax Aide Foundation will offer free tax help for taxpayers with middle to low income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. This program is only available Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. now through April 10 at the Shuman Recreation Center. Bring the following items to the session:
By Joe Parker Jr.
The annual Liberty County Chamber of Commerce banquet and awards ceremony was Thursday, and the new 2007 board members were sworn in.
In a tribute to the memory of Eddy E. Rogers and his affiliation with the Fort Stewart Georgia Federal Credit Union as well as Glennville Christian Academy, several officials of the FSGFCU and staff presented a $1,000 check to GCA Principal Charles Barnard.
The Georgia Motor Trucking Association has announced that more than 100,000 Georgia Commercial Drivers License holders have completed the Highway Watch safety and security program approved by the Department of Homeland Security.
Coastal Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the prestigious Walter Harrison Scholarship.
As a result of his success this year in the financial services profession, Charles M. Gaskin Jr., a Woodbury Financial Services financial professional, has been inducted into the Woodbury Financial Services' Eagle's Circle.
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.
Ever heard of a yo-yo scam? How about a spot-delivery scam?