Born and raised in Philadelphia, but now living in Liberty County, Janice Dotson and her family have recently opened A Taste of Philly.
Savannah State University will host its 2007 Spring Career Fair at Tiger Arena on March 7. Registered participants include: Columbia College, US Coast Guard, National Marine Fisheries, Georgia Department of Transportation, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Polk County School Board of Florida, Wachovia, United States Army, Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission, Air Tran Airways, Thompson Hospitality, Georgia Ports Authority, Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and others to come.
A series of four workshops entitled "Small Business Record Keeping and Tax Series" will take place Wednesday evenings starting Feb. 27 in the Conference Room of the Small Business Assistance Center, 111 East Liberty Street in Savannah. The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is sponsoring these events.
Although there are tarps, paint cans and ladders in some areas, people can still make donations and shop at the Goodwill store in Hinesville's Liberty Square Shopping Center.
Leadership Liberty, sponsored by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, recently visited Atlanta to learn about state economic development as well as meet with their state legislators.
Georgia job seekers and thriving counties have a new way to attract big business through the World Wide Web.
The AARP Tax Aide Foundation will offer free tax help for taxpayers with middle to low income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. This program is only available Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. now through April 10 at the Shuman Recreation Center. Bring the following items to the session:
By Joe Parker Jr.
The annual Liberty County Chamber of Commerce banquet and awards ceremony was Thursday, and the new 2007 board members were sworn in.
In a tribute to the memory of Eddy E. Rogers and his affiliation with the Fort Stewart Georgia Federal Credit Union as well as Glennville Christian Academy, several officials of the FSGFCU and staff presented a $1,000 check to GCA Principal Charles Barnard.
The Georgia Motor Trucking Association has announced that more than 100,000 Georgia Commercial Drivers License holders have completed the Highway Watch safety and security program approved by the Department of Homeland Security.
Coastal Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the prestigious Walter Harrison Scholarship.
As a result of his success this year in the financial services profession, Charles M. Gaskin Jr., a Woodbury Financial Services financial professional, has been inducted into the Woodbury Financial Services' Eagle's Circle.
A new law designed to better protect Georgia's children who are in day-care centers went into effect New Year's Day.
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.