ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Labor announced last week that 42,550 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in March, up 3.9 percent from February.
Century 21 Real Estate Corp. has recognized Linda DeLoach of Century 21 Action Realty for service and sales performance over the past year by awarding her three of the most prestigious corporation awards:
Ross Harding from the Herty Advanced Material Development Center believes people should start looking at trees as a source for fuel, even in their cars.
Last month, Willie F. Johnson, owner of Johnson Shoe Shop in Ludowici, died after a long illness.
Rotary President Father Will Carter jokingly said he would be "taking notes" when guest speaker Dr. Ervin Williams said his presentation was entitled Entrepreneurs and Angels.
RMR and Associates had a groundbreaking Tuesday, initiating the first step of a multi-faceted projected, which will culminate in what will eventually be Long County's The Town Square Village."
NEW YORK -- Martin NeSmith of NeSmith Chevrolet-Buick-Pontiac-GMC was named a General Motors Dealer of the Year last month in New York City and received a Jack Smith Leadership Award.
VIP Office Furniture and Supply, a coastal area office supplies and office furniture dealer, recently received a sales award from National Office Furniture.
Harris Ace Hardware & Building Supply was recently chosen as a 2008 Georgia Family Business of the Year winner.
ATLANTA -- In May, the United States Treasury will begin sending economic stimulus payments to more than 130 million households.
ATLANTA -- With the April 15 tax filing deadline fast approaching, the Georgia Department of Revenue has some reminders for the state's taxpayers.
MACON -- A Hinesville car dealer was among 25 others sanctioned at a Feb. 20 Georgia Board of Registration of Used Motor Vehicle Dealers special meeting for licensees to appeal.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that 40,963 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in February, an increase of 37.7 percent from February of 2007, when 29,738 were filed.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from March 3-14. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives 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 located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
Hugo Boss, a leading manufacturer of upscale men's and women's clothing and accessories, is expanding its Midway distribution center.
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.
The city of Hinesville has decided to eliminate the question on city employment applications that asks about criminal convictions. City-council members agreed with a motion made by Mayor Jim Thomas during Thursday's meeting to authorize the city personnel office to "ban the box" that some have argued discriminates against felons who've completed their prison sentence.
Liberty Transit will offer free bus rides Tuesday, Dec. 24.
ATLANTA - Emergency Unemployment Compensation benefits for the nation's long-term unemployed workers are set to end Saturday, Dec. 28, impacting 39,559 workers in Georgia.
MidCoast Regional Airport this week welcomed a new fixed base operations management-services company to oversee all facets of the airport's general aviation operations.
Hinesville recently was selected by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs as one of 19 cities to join the state's Main Street start-up program, according to a GDCA news release.
In Europe, Christkindlesmarkts are as common as flea markets in America. They're Christmas markets held annually in Nuremberg, Germany.
A new, low-cost veterinary clinic is trying to bridge the gap for individuals and families who love their pets but have a hard time finding routine veterinary services, like yearly rabies vaccines and spay and neuter surgeries that they can afford.
You turn off the television when you're not watching it because it saves you money, right? Not so.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Tuesday that Georgia's net tax collections for November totaled $1.39 billion, an increase of nearly $49 million, or 3.6 percent, compared to the month-ended November 2012.
At its annual Christmas party, the Long County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday named the Long County School System its 2013 business of the year and installed officers for the coming year.
Consumers need not stress over busting their piggy banks when shopping for holiday gifts.
Property owners and real-estate agents in Coastal Georgia are bracing for rising insurance rates due to federal legislation that has changed the way the National Flood Insurance Program operates. The new law is phasing out some subsidized rates, such as for vacation homes, and will raise insurance premiums for those properties at most risk of severe or repeated flooding.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Finders Keepers Consignment as a new member Nov. 26 at 319 E. Gen. Screven Way in Hinesville.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce welcomed independent beauty consultant Tianne Agosta of Mary Kay Cosmetics as a new member Nov. 26 at the chamber offices in Hinesville.