Liberty County existing-industry representatives recently visited the Liberty College & Career Academy and received a briefing and tour, as well as lunch prepared by the LCCA culinary students. The event was sponsored by the Liberty County Development Authority. Existing industries represented included Elan Technology, Florapharm Tea USA, International Greetings, Interstate Paper, Newport Timber, SNF and Target.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate declined in February, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday
Hinesville public-works contractor CH2M HILL/OMI is among the world's most ethical companies for 2013, according to Forbes Magazine's Jacquelyn Smith. In a March 6 online article, Smith said the Ethisphere Institute, which she called an "international think tank," recently released its list of 138 international companies. Smith said inclusion on the annual list allows global industries to "trumpet their do-gooding ways."
Coastal Endodontics hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 28 at 111 E. Mills Ave. in Hinesville.
Liberty Tax Service will give away tax-preparation services to educators, law-enforcement officials and employees of the Liberty offices that operate within law enforcement. This offer is good to first-time customers only.
Liberty and Long County home sales currently are sluggish compared to a year ago, but local real-estate agents say home prices are on the rise.
Parents of special needs children have enough on their plates just tending to the health, educational and emotional needs of their kids – not to mention often having to cope with drastically lowered income because of reduced work hours or having to pay someone else for childcare. So it's not surprising that many of these parents haven't had time to hatch a long-term financial plan in case their kids need care after they're not around.
Lisa Bradley said a lack of employment opportunities for military spouses and a driving desire to start a business led her and jogging partner Cameron Cruse to create R. Riveter, a handbag business that provides business opportunities for other military spouses.
Have you ever turned on the light in a dark basement and shuddered as cockroaches scurried away? I get that same sense of revulsion whenever I hear about unscrupulous swindlers taking advantage of the victims of natural and manmade disasters.
Around March 17 each year, South Georgia turns into one of the greenest places to visit in the world.
The unemployment rate in the Hinesville metro area rose in January, the state's Department of Labor announced Thursday.
Property owners looking for a break on their 2013 taxes have until April 1 to apply for several exemption types.
Construction of an extended-stay motel in Hinesville inched forward Thursday despite one city councilmember's objection that a request smacked of speculative zoning.
PetSense opened for business in November. And though many local pet owners still are trekking to Savannah or Brunswick for their pet's needs, manager Scott Leiter said area shoppers slowly are finding out that PetSense offers supplies, pet grooming, pet vaccinations, puppy kindergarten and obedience school. PetSense is in the Hinesville Square Shopping Center.
Into the Sun Tanning Salon hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 27 at 217 Butler St. in Midway.
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.