Fall is a great time to take a vacation. Think of it: a vacation minus crowds. Families have gone home because the kids are back to school. Owners of summer-vacation destinations are more willing to lower rates because their season is fast coming to an end. After Labor Day might well be your best time this year to take a vacation or, even better, a series of long weekend breaks until Thanksgiving. Ideas to consider: ...
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 ...
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 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.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank recently was presented with the Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce Georgia Excellence Award for 2013.