Liberty County existing-industry representatives recently visited the Liberty College & Career Academy and received a briefing and tour, as well as lunch prepared by the LCCA culinary students. The event was sponsored by the Liberty County Development Authority. Existing industries represented included Elan Technology, Florapharm Tea USA, International Greetings, Interstate Paper, Newport Timber, SNF and Target.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate declined in February, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday
Hinesville public-works contractor CH2M HILL/OMI is among the world's most ethical companies for 2013, according to Forbes Magazine's Jacquelyn Smith. In a March 6 online article, Smith said the Ethisphere Institute, which she called an "international think tank," recently released its list of 138 international companies. Smith said inclusion on the annual list allows global industries to "trumpet their do-gooding ways."
Coastal Endodontics hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 28 at 111 E. Mills Ave. in Hinesville.
Liberty Tax Service will give away tax-preparation services to educators, law-enforcement officials and employees of the Liberty offices that operate within law enforcement. This offer is good to first-time customers only.
Liberty and Long County home sales currently are sluggish compared to a year ago, but local real-estate agents say home prices are on the rise.
Parents of special needs children have enough on their plates just tending to the health, educational and emotional needs of their kids – not to mention often having to cope with drastically lowered income because of reduced work hours or having to pay someone else for childcare. So it's not surprising that many of these parents haven't had time to hatch a long-term financial plan in case their kids need care after they're not around.
Lisa Bradley said a lack of employment opportunities for military spouses and a driving desire to start a business led her and jogging partner Cameron Cruse to create R. Riveter, a handbag business that provides business opportunities for other military spouses.
Have you ever turned on the light in a dark basement and shuddered as cockroaches scurried away? I get that same sense of revulsion whenever I hear about unscrupulous swindlers taking advantage of the victims of natural and manmade disasters.
Around March 17 each year, South Georgia turns into one of the greenest places to visit in the world.
The unemployment rate in the Hinesville metro area rose in January, the state's Department of Labor announced Thursday.
Property owners looking for a break on their 2013 taxes have until April 1 to apply for several exemption types.
Construction of an extended-stay motel in Hinesville inched forward Thursday despite one city councilmember's objection that a request smacked of speculative zoning.
PetSense opened for business in November. And though many local pet owners still are trekking to Savannah or Brunswick for their pet's needs, manager Scott Leiter said area shoppers slowly are finding out that PetSense offers supplies, pet grooming, pet vaccinations, puppy kindergarten and obedience school. PetSense is in the Hinesville Square Shopping Center.
Into the Sun Tanning Salon hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 27 at 217 Butler St. in Midway.
Liberty County's largest industrial manufacturer has been named the 2013 International Business of the Year by the World Trade Center Savannah.
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.