Subway Restaurants of Savannah will participate in its first day-long food drive, "Feed A Friend," Thursday to benefit local food pantries.
Hinesville recently came in at No. 7 on a list of the "Top 10 Easiest Places to Hire Employees." The list, published in Beyond.com's 2013 Career Trends Analysis Report, touts cities that have the most candidates per job. According to the report, Hinesville's easiest industries to hire for are customer service; manufacturing and production; and travel, hospitality and restaurant service. The city's easiest jobs to hire for are customer-service representatives, warehouse workers and cooks. ...
Scott's Home Improvement was welcomed as a new member to the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 2 at the business' location, 752 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
It doesn't take much to cause a flood. A few inches of rain may be all it takes to cause some damage.
According to Donita Gaulden, assistant director of Hinesville's Department of Community Development, fair housing is not an option - it's the law.
Georgia retailers are not supposed to charge sales tax on many purchases Friday and Saturday. It's a "sales tax holiday" ordered by the state.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2013 - Hundreds of thousands of Defense Department civilian employees who have had to take a weekly unpaid day off from work since July 8 are getting some relief, as the total number of furlough days has been reduced from 11 to six, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today.
Atlantic Foot & Ankle Specialists hosted a ribbon cutting and open house Tuesday in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
The Hinesville-Fort Stewart area was listed among the "Top 10 Shining Examples of Economic Development That's Working" and the "Top 10 Places in the South to Hire Talented Military Veterans and Civilian Personnel," according to Southern Business and Development, a magazine that reports on economic development and site selection in the South.
A couple planning to move to Hinesville in September recently discovered the house they rented via Craigslist was actually listed by local real-estate agent Brigitte Cabeza-Shanken with Coldwell Banker, Holtzman Realtors. They were scammed.
Motorists traveling on I-95 through Liberty County this week probably have noticed a helicopter hovering low over the salt marsh near the northbound lanes. Eighty- to 100-foot steel poles necessary to support high-voltage power lines are being installed with an air-crane helicopter, according to Jeannine Haynes, public affairs director for Georgia Transmission Corporation.
A normal topic of concern during the summer is drought stress or damage. That has certainly not been the case this year.
A notice from a Delaware company recently was sent to Liberty County property owners, instructing them to obtain a copy of a "grant deed." The company offered to obtain and provide a copy of the owner's deed and property profile for a fee ranging from $3 to $63.
Georgia's oyster harvesting season ended last month and won't start up again until the fall, but some Georgia oystermen still are hard at work.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2013-14 class of Leadership Liberty.
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.
Hinesville attorney Carl Varnedoe has added a statewide recognition to his growing list of awards.