ATLANTA - Shane's Rib Shack, a Petrus Brands company, is expanding further into South Georgia with six new locations, including Hinesville, Savannah, Pooler and Valdosta, and into South Carolina with future store openings in Beaufort.
Liberty County Development Authority board members met early Tuesday to review a memorandum of understanding that would bring them a step closer to welcoming a sizeable, though still unnamed, employer to the area.
The Georgia School Boards Association has awarded the Coastal Courier the GSBA Beacon Award for its coverage of local education.
Anna Chafin, director of marketing and research for the Liberty County Development Authority, has been named to the Leadership Georgia Class of 2010.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that 72,298 laid-off workers filed initial claims for state unemployment insurance benefits in November, a decrease of 2,182 from November 2008.
The Altamaha Federal Credit Union broke ground Friday for its Ludowici office on Highway 84..
The new Realty Executives Liberty Office building recently opened at 401 S. Main St. in Hinesville.
Joblessness in the Hinesville area was up again in October, but still tracking better than the state's.
The Coastal Courier debuts a free, daily e-mail publication, Good Morning Liberty, on Tuesday.
MidCoast Regional Airport welcomed Greg Schramuk as the new general manager this month, and he is prepared to help the airport's business take off. Schramuk has education, training and flight experience by his side; he holds a degree in aviation management and a commercial pilot's license with a certified instructor endorsement.
Local merchants are hopeful they will have a profitable holiday season, even in a slow economy. The busy pre-Christmas shopping period will kick off the day after Thanksgiving, known to retailers as "Black Friday."
The Liberty County Development Authority recently took action on several items.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly to 10.2 percent in October, up one-tenth of a percent from a revised 10.1 percent in September.
Barbara Meador, Cathy O'Hagan and MeLissa Green of VIP Office Furniture and Supply recently won prizes at the TriMega Focus 2009 conference in Hollywood, Fla. Meador won $1,000, O'Hagan won an iPod Nano and Green won a 750GB desktop hard drive.
As a business leader and resident of the Hinesville/Liberty County area, Allstate agency owner Lynn Bennett, of the Bennett Agency, has been designated a premier service agency for 2009.
Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality.
Amber Barbaro has joined the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce as its membership coordinator.
Metropolitan Hinesville's unemployment rate for February was 6.8 percent, down 0.2 percentage point from
Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.
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