Fall is a great time to take a vacation.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold a Basics of Social Media class from 2:30-5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at the chamber/CVB offices, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate increased to 10.2 percent in June, up 0.9 percent from May, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
The Dewar Group based in Valdosta announced this week that it plans to rehabilitate Raintree, Northgate and Baytree apartments in Hinesville. The group's project team - made up of developers, builders, architects and property managers - intends to submit an application in the next month for a noncompetitive grant to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs to help fund the rehab. Company officials said they also will work with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development office in Atlanta.
Loyal shoppers who have patronized Hinesville's 25-year-old Food Lion supermarket on Gen. Screven Way soon will have to go elsewhere for their groceries.
Golden Corral Buffet and Grill will open its newest restaurant, at 741 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24.
Lisa Davis has joined the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce as its new administrative assistant.
Have you ever been turned down for a credit card and wondered why? Or gotten approved for a car loan or mortgage but suddenly the interest rate and fees are much higher than in the initial quote?
Riceboro city officials confirmed this week that SNF Chemtall Inc. is building a development laboratory at its Riceboro facility.
The groundbreaking has been set for Medient Studios' massive development planned in Effingham County.
The Georgia Municipal Association recently named Hinesville among 13 cities considered major economic hub cities outside metropolitan Atlanta, according to Mayor Jim Thomas.
ATLANTA - The Technology Association of Georgia, in collaboration with the Business and Technology Alliance of TAG, is accepting applications and nominations for the 2013 Excalibur Awards, which recognize Georgia companies and organizations that demonstrate the best use of technology, typically provided by a third-party, to solve complex issues and processes in business and education.
United Military Care hosted a ribbon cutting and open house Wednesday at 400 N. Main St. in Hinesville.
SYLVANIA - Savannah River Farms, a vendor at the Hinesville Farmers Market, recently received approval by the USDA as an on-farm slaughter and processing facility.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Carl R. Varnedoe of Jones, Osteen & Jones in Hinesville received an award of achievement for outstanding service to the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia on June 21 during the organization's annual meeting.
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.
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.