WASHINGTON (AP) - The economy lost momentum heading into the new year as shoppers tightened their belts and manufacturers were stung by weak demand for cars and housing-related goods.
Hinesville Wal-Mart store Manager Wally Davidson and other employees gathered in the back of the store to pay tribute to a former employee with a $600 check.
Tax relief is in sight more than to 20 million Americans who faced a tax hike because they would have qualified for the Alternative Minimum Tax when filing their 2007 tax return.
The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces the local graduates from the 2007 Region 12 Multi-Day Training Program.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Dec.17-21. 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 Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor has reported the unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area declined to 4.2 percent in November, down seven-tenths of one percent from 4.9 percent in October.
Two workshops entitled "Thinking of Starting a Business" will be offered in January.
ATLANTA - Georgia's Drought Response Unified Command encourages residential and non-residential users, such as businesses, to conserve as much water as possible on a daily basis.
Over Coffee is marking its first anniversary and customer appreciation Friday.
Elaine C. Boggs with Elaine Boggs Realty Group, LLC has been awarded the Accredited Buyer Representation designation by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council, Inc. of the National Association of Realtors).
If you make a New Year's resolution, and you don't follow through on it, what are the consequences?
Because of the expansion of Highway 196 east, the Fleming Shortcut convenience store in the Fleming community will close temporarily, but will also be expanding.
The Rosenhof German Restaurant hosted a Christmas Eve dinner for the family whose children where affected by the abandonment of their mother.
For those wanting to get a head start on Christmas 2008, the days after Christmas have proven to be the time to get the best deals.
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.
Joanna Ng Photography was welcomed as a new member of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 20 at the chamber offices in Hinesville.
Homes for Heroes recently named Lisa Scales with Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners its No. 2 realtors affiliate nationwide in 2013, based on number of heroes served.
North Bryan-based engineering and weapons manufacturer Daniel Defense announced Tuesday a 14 percent net reduction in workforce due to current market conditions.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair and business expo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 9 at the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville.
Coastal Meat and Seafood held a grand opening and ribbon cutting, in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, Feb. 21 at 9784 Seagrass Plaza, suite C, on E. Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.
SAVANNAH - Gerald Lee recently was hired as a mortgage loan originator by The Coastal Bank at the bank's Hinesville office, 101 W. Henry St.
In an attempt to show potential new online readers what the Coastal Courier has to offer in the way of up-to-the-minute updates on intensely local news, sports, features and events, the multimedia company will launch its new metered paywall Saturday, March 1.
After days of rumors, conjecture and finger-pointing, the office investigating last week's fatal train accident in Wayne County has issued a preliminary report.
MidCoast Regional Airport's new fixed-base operator told local Joint Management Board members Wednesday that efforts to reduce costs, train airport staff in fuel quality control and promote the airport are going well.
The public works company Operations Management International has dropped its $2 million lawsuit against Richmond Hill, a mere two months after it was filed.
When you check your credit-card statements every month for thefts, your eyes likely scan down the column of figures for large amounts that indicate scammers have used your card for major purchases.
Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for the month of January totaled almost $1.81 billion for an increase of $76.25 million, or 4.4 percent, compared to the month-ended January 2013.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau launched its new website Feb. 6.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host an Eggs and Issues Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at the CenturyLink 50x50 building on Patriot's Trail in Hinesville.