The massive Independence development project is continuing, potentially doubling the city of Hinesville's population by adding up to 10,000 new homes.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank recently launched remote deposit capture technology that allows businesses to deposit checks without actually having to set foot inside the bank.
The Heritage Bank has announced the expansion of its board of directors.
Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting celebration recently for Sherwin-Williams in Hinesville. The industrial, commercial and residential paint store is at 1030 West Oglethorpe Highway. Cliff Hutto is the manager. The business participates in the Sherwin-Williams Neighbor-to-Neighbor Community/Professional Organization Program. Chamber members receive discounts and Sherwin-Williams donates 3 percent of the proceeds from their purchases back to the chamber.
Construction is under way on both sides of Highway 84 as two businesses expand in Hinesville.
As you're probably aware, the traditional pension plan has not fared so well in recent years. In fact, many large companies have frozen or discontinued their plans.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes office between April 2 and 6. The listings include the names of sellers and buyers; the book and page where the deed can be found in the deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives you 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. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
The 2007 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Distinguished Service Award, the brand's highest honor, was presented in March to Mark Bolton, vice president of marketing and member services of Coastal Electric Cooperative. Coastal Electric is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative.
Hinesville, along with most of the rest of the state, had more jobs in March than the month before, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
Developer Clay Sikes said that with the $28 million loan for construction of Independence Place Apartments, "We are finally beginning to see the materialization of our vision in physical form."
J. Thomas Wiley has been selected as president and chief executive officer of Coastal Bankshares, Inc. and The Coastal Bank.
Charlotte Goff recently retired from Coastal Communications after serving the company for a 45 years.
Cindy's Printing has hired Jim McIntosh as its new manager.
For home improvement professionals, gone are the days of plain old hammers and screwdrivers. For speed and convenience, they rely on power tools.
Ever heard of a yo-yo scam? How about a spot-delivery scam?
BEAUFORT, S.C. - CenturyLink has named Stephanie Cashwell its market development manager for South Carolina and Georgia. She will work in Beaufort, S.C.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for outstanding business leader of the year, outstanding business of the year and outstanding non-profit leader of the year.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and CVB will hold a marketing workshop from 2:30-5 p.m. Jan. 13, at the chamber/CVB offices, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville. The class will focus on developing marketing plans for small businesses and creating fliers using available software.
NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, recently conducted a study to find the best places for job seekers in Georgia. Hinesville was ranked in the top 10.
Like police, fire and hospital personnel and active-duty military members, city and county sanitation crews work while most residents are home with their families and friends on Christmas and New Year's Day.
Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that the Global Commerce Division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development produced a 10 percent increase in job creation during the state's most recent fiscal year.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Hinesville's unemployment rate decreased to 8.4 percent in November, down 0.8 percent from 9.2 percent in October.
CenturyLink is offering Hinesville customers a new, interactive service that helps protect and manage their homes with monitored home security, home automation and energy management features.
A wooden sign in a vacant lot on Highway 84 in Walthourville has proclaimed "Shopping Center Coming Soon" for several years. It appears it is finally coming true.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College recently came to the rescue of an old trailer of the Southeast Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Parker's president and CEO Greg Parker presented a $1,500 check to Liberty County Board of Education members and school system administrators Thursday at Liberty Elementary School in Midway.
Liberty County's Tradeport East Business Center is expected to benefit from a $46 million expansion of Atlanta Gas Light Company's Strategic Infrastructure Development and Enhancement customer-growth program.
ATLANTA - Emergency Unemployment Compensation benefits for the nation's long-term unemployed workers are set to end Saturday impacting 39,559 workers in Georgia.
The public works giant Operations Management International Inc. is suing Richmond Hill for $2 million, alleging the city breached its contract when deciding to end its relationship with OMI in the middle of a five-year agreement.