Veterans from as far away as Peach County came to Glennville on Wednesday to compete for hundreds of law-enforcement jobs open to former military members.
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There are about 800 law enforcement-related jobs currently open statewide. According to Gwendolyn Hogan, public relations officer with the Georgia Department of Corrections, military veterans will have an opportunity to compete for these jobs at a military recruitment job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the National Guard Armory in Glennville. The free event is focused on military veterans, but the civilian public is invited as well. The job fair is being ...
I'm not sure whether it was intentional or merely a coincidence that several years ago Congress proclaimed April to be Financial Literacy Month.
The Federal Trade Commission has released a report with new information about identity theft. While it's generally believed that seniors are the most likely victims of this type of fraud because they're assumed to be more vulnerable, the report shows that's not the case.
A Savannah-based business will send delegates this month to Washington, D.C., to lobby for modifications to the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, but the group also has begun a grassroots campaign to enlighten its regional base.
Aspiring Liberty cosmetologists and barbers now have swanky spaces near home to practice their crafts.
Remax All American Realty hosted a ribbon cutting March 29 at 1453 W. Oglethorpe Highway in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
Interstate Credit Union is partnering with Sallie Mae to offer a private student-loan program.
SAVANNAH - HomeSafe Georgia, a program of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, has named Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Savannah Area Inc. as a new regional partner as part of a new outreach program aimed at helping more Georgia homeowners avoid foreclosure.
Long County now has a funeral home to call its own. Howard's Funeral Home held its grand opening March 23 in Ludowici, with more than 100 guests in attendance. Owner Ray Howard welcomed the crowd and said the opening of the business was a dream come true and a family effort. Charles Houston provided a prayer of dedication over the new business. According to Howard, the new funeral home, which is behind The Heritage Bank, ...
The Liberty County Development Authority on Monday adopted a minority/woman business-enterprise policy revision that had been months in the works.
Marjorie Young, president of the local Service Corporation of Ready Executives chapter, spoke last week to the Long County Chamber of Commerce at its quarterly breakfast.
The Technology Association of Georgia's "Hire a Hero" career fair will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 17 at the Armstrong Center in Savannah.
The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau and Liberty County Chamber of Commerce have announced a "going green" workshop for area businesses, nonprofits and other organizations.
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.
Concentra Physical Therapy had a ribbon cutting and open house Oct. 1 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at 1146 E.G. Miles Parkway in Hinesville.