Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate jumped two-tenths of a percent to 7.4 percent in May, but is still below the state average.
More homes are going up in Hinesville as Liberty County developers continue to prepare for growth.
Liberty County Chamber of Commerce has announced the graduation of it's fifth Leadership Liberty Class at Bluff Creek. Leadership Liberty is an adult leadership class designed to cultivate future leaders for Liberty County during a nine-month course. The chamber will begin accepting nominations for the 2009-10 class in August.
Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet in Hinesville, announced that President Barack Obama signed into law a program on June 30 that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is calling the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS). This is a government program that helps motorists purchase new, more fuel efficient vehicles when they trade in a less fuel efficient vehicle through credit of up to $4,500 from the government.
MONROE, La. - CenturyTel, Inc. and Embarq Corporation announced recently that they have completed their merger.
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Hinesville Sonic Drive-In crew is one step closer to qualifying for the national finals of the 16th annual Dr Pepper Sonic Games, the competition that recognizes the best Sonic Drive-Ins in the country.
Another office park is going up in Hinesville - more proof news of the 5th BCT's absence on Fort Stewart may not hurt growth in Liberty County.
SAVANNAH - Target will continue hiring people for its distribution center in Midway through 2009 and Savannah Technical College will help prepare the new employees.
During Gov. Sonny Perdue's recent visit to Liberty County for a statewide business and housing expo at Savannah Technical College's Liberty County campus, he flew into MidCoast Regional Airport for the first time.
B.C.Bautista and Associates opened its new multi-cultural business and language institute in Hinesville this month.
LUDOWICI - County Line Barn, a Western store in Long County, is planning a cowboy party for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at their store.
Barbara Meador, left, vice president of operations for VIP Office, presents a scholarship check to Robert Warren, who recently graduated and will attend Savannah College of Art and Design in the fall. Warren's mother, Michelle Warren, right, is a federal sales specialist with the company.
Kelly Hutton walked out of Hinesville Rite Aid with Christmas lights, candy and small trinkets after hearing the local pharmacy store was liquidating.
The Heritage Bank completed the acquisition of two Glynn County branches of Security Bank on June 12.
Caesarstone, a manufacturer of engineered quartz surfaces, will expand in Richmond Hill and create 130 additional jobs, according to a news release from Gov. Nathan Deal's office. The plan for expansion, which quietly has been in the works under code name "Project Honey," comes before the opening of Caesarstone's new plant at Belfast Commerce Centre.
Holtzman Insurance Agency recently received Allstate's distinguished agency award for outstanding performance in 2014. The Holtzmans received an expense-paid trip to Hawaii in June 2015.
Business owners and managers in the Hinesville area now have a new digital agency to help increase their customer base.
Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.