WASHINGTON - The housing market plunged deeper into despair last month, with sales of new homes plummeting to their lowest level in more than 12 years. The slump worsened even more than most analysts expected, heightening fears that the country might be thrust into a recession. New-home sales tumbled 9 percent in November from October to a seasonally adjusted annual sales pace of 647,000, the Commerce Department reported Friday. That was the worst ...
George and Babs Holtzman, owners/brokers, have announced the promotion of Brian Maike to sales manager of Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors Residential Sales Division.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Public Service Commission has modified its natural gas price comparison chart to better assist you in finding the natural gas price plan that best fits your needs. If you are on a variable rate plan, now is the time to see how your rate compares. You could be paying over $50 more this month for natural gas than you need to.
The Georgia Department of Labor reports the Hinesville area added 100 payroll jobs last month; the county's unemployment rate declined one-half of one percent.
Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors is sponsoring free career seminars designed to familiarize current and potential real estate licensees with basic information about the residential real estate profession.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Dec. 10-14. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia ...
The Georgia Department of Economic Development deemed Liberty County an "Entrepreneur Friendly" community on Dec. 13.
The Home Builders Association of Greater Savannah is sponsoring a Christmas luncheon for area residents in need on Dec. 23 at Johnson Square. The first annual Christmas In The Square will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature a traditional Christmas holiday feast that includes turkey, sweet potatoes and all of the trimmings, said Patty Rietkovich, who is the HBAGS executive officer.
The Internal Revenue Service announced it will immediately begin the final reprogramming steps for its income-tax processing systems to prepare for the upcoming tax season following final passage of the Alternative Minimum Tax "patch" Wednesday by the House.
NeSmith Chevrolet staff recently recognized Tina Floyd (right), teacher of the year for Midway Middle School, with flowers; and Birdie Brown for her purchase of a new car.
Note: Hinesville people/business listed under voluntary cease and desist orders and unpaid fines.
Do you know a Liberty County volunteer who deserves recognition for his or her efforts? If so, nominate your hometown hero for the Coastal Courier's Volunteer of the Year for 2007 contest. Volunteers can be any age, but must reside in Liberty County or serve as a volunteer here. The winning volunteer will be recognized in the Courier's "Pride and Progress" edition to be published in late January. The deadline to enter the contest is ...
WASHINGTON -- Housing construction fell in November and single-family activity dropped to the lowest level in more than 16 years as a severe housing slump showed no signs of a turnaround.
Charles M. Gaskin Jr., a registered representative with Woodbury Financial Services in Midway has earned one of PLANCO's highest honors - membership in The Monarch Society for The Hartford Mutual Funds.
Ronnie's Pizza opened Dec. 7 n the Ludowici Plaza and, according to owner John Arnold Sr., the pizza will be worth picking up.
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.
BRYAN COUNTY - North Carolina-based Agri Supply soon will begin construction on a 30,000-square-foot distribution center on 10 acres in Interstate Centre off I-16 in Black Creek.
The Savannah harbor-expansion project is on hold but supporters still have hope, Hinesville Rotary Club members learned Tuesday.
Hinesville Downtown Development Partners gathered last Thursday in city hall to hear a speaker with their same goals in mind.
Anna Chafin, Liberty County Development Authority marketing and research director for eight years, has been hired as the chief executive officer of the Development Authority of Bryan County.
The Georgia Department of Labor will host a job-readiness kickoff 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Eckburg Auditorium at Savannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Road in Savannah.
The Shower Store LLC held a ribbon cutting, grand opening and open house Sept. 27 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at 438 Gen. Screven Way.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Liberty Tax Service recently launched a website associated with the Affordable Care Act.
The meat market in downtown Ludowici has reopened and is enjoying steady business, partly from patrons who frequented the previous business and partly from new customers, including deer hunters.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold a customer-service and loss-prevention workshop from 2:30-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
SAVANNAH - Kroger customers and associates throughout the Savannah area donated more than $19,200 to the Second Harvest Coastal Georgia Food Bank to help replenish their pantry after the collapse of its freezer roof over Labor Day weekend.