ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported last week that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Hinesville decreased to 8.3 percent in September, down three-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.6 percent in August. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the metro area decreased to 2,695, down 139 from 2,834. The jobless rate in metro Hinesville in September 2009 was 7.8 percent.
J.C.'s Bar-B-Que in Midway will have a grand reopening from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. The restaurant is at 6596 E. Oglethorpe Highway.
The Gift Wrap Company, a United Kingdom-based manufacturer of gift wrap and accessories, relocated from Massachusetts to the Midway Industrial Park in 1996. Nearly 15 years later, The Gift Wrap Company, now called International Greetings USA, is performing well in Liberty County.
MOULTRIE - A pioneer in the Vidalia sweet onion industry, Robert Dasher of G&R Farms in Glennville has been named the 2010 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. The announcement was made recently during the Willie B. Withers luncheon at the 2010 Sunbelt Ag Expo farm show in Moultrie.
Plum Creek Timber Company cinched a "plum" deal Wednesday when the corporation formally set aside 5,285 acres into a conservation easement here in Liberty County.
The Georgia Theatre Company released results this week from its seventh annual "Film & Food for a Cause" fundraiser, which representatives from the company said garnered more than $90,000 for charities across Georgia.
It's Fashion Metro will open its newest store Oct. 28 in Hinesville in The Crossroads Shopping Center at 519 W. Oglethorpe Highway.
The Grass Strip Foundation, a new organization to promote civil aviation, is having its first open house Saturday at Berg Park Aerodrome near Midway.
After two years of preparation, Liberty County is making its final push to become a Georgia Work Ready certified county, according to interim Chamber of Commerce director Leah Poole.
Richmond Hill might be close to annexing a 1.4-square-mile swath of land near the intersection of Belfast Siding Road and I-95, a move that is the first step to building an industrial park that promises jobs and tax revenues for the area.
Three homes in the upscale Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill will be auctioned off at the end of this month.
Inspirations Performance Studio recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception. Owner Juanita Lowery and her staff opened the new facility at 913 E.G. Miles Parkway, suite A-1. The studio offers jazz, tap, piano, voice, African dance, lyrical/praise, hip-hop and creative movement lessons for students. Adult classes include zumba, sweating in the spirit, jazzercise and yoga. Courses run from October through May. Inspirations Performance Studio also offers summer classes, workshops and summer kids' camps.
Savannah Technical College will host two information sessions at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Liberty Campus for anyone interested in becoming a commercial truck driver. The campus is at 100 Technology Drive in Hinesville.
AT&T Georgia announced earlier this month that Kaylyn Padgett has been appointed as regional director for Southeast Georgia's external affairs. Padgett will be responsible for governmental, business and community relations in the following counties: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Echols, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Jeff Davis, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Montgomery, Pierce, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Ware, Wayne and Wheeler.
Property transfers recorded in the Liberty County Clerks of Courts Office for Sept. 9-11 (all in book 1876):
The Georgia Department of Labor will help Caesarstone Technologies USA recruit up to 45 employees for its manufacturing facility in Richmond Hill from 10 a ...
Anita Wyatt, branch manager of Wells Fargo Bank in Hinesville, presents a $1,000 check to Manna House Food Bank's Executive Director the Rev ...
The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently announce that Program Manager Amanda Scott was named an associate producer of the "Fireball Run" online series ...
JESUP - The Bone and Joint Institute of South Georgia has announced that Dr. J. Matthew Valosen has become a partner in the practice.
A sitcom about life in a Southern trailer park will film in Liberty County next spring.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Thursday for Ng Photography at its studio located at 226 Old Sunbury Road in Flemington ...
Deeds transfered in the Liberty County Clerk of Courts office from Sept. 1-4 (all in book 1875/1876):
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Heartland Hospice on Sept. 29 at the Chamber office, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in ...
Coastal Solar Power Company will have its grand opening from Monday through Friday this week, with a ribbon cutting set for 4 p.m. Thursday.