SAVANNAH -- A regional economist is worried about where the Coastal Empire's economy is heading.
Kroger will open a new store in Richmond Hill Thursday.
In celebration of its 20th year as a real estate brokerage and appraisal service in eastern Liberty County, Islands Real Estate and Appraisal Co. has opened its new, 6,000 square foot office building on Highway 84 in Midway.
ATLANTA -- Secretary of State Karen Handel has reminded officers and registered agents of Georgia corporate entities that the deadline to renew registrations is April 1.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Feb. 25 through March 7. 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.
HAWKINSVILLE - At the recent OneGeorgia Authority board meeting in the historic Hawkinsville Opera House, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced more than $14.5 million in grants aimed at spurring economic development in rural Georgia.
Realtor Jolonda T. Greene from Century 21 Ways Station recently attended the Century 21 International Convention 2008 in Orlando, Fla., where thousands of Century 21 brokers, managers, and sales associates gathered to learn, share, and network with their peers.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Feb. 18-22. 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.
SAVANNAH -- The Coastal Bank has hired B. Ray Gassett Jr. as vice president of loan servicing and special assets.
Hinesville's Department of Community Development will host a First-Time Home Buyers Education Workshop at the city hall council room from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 3.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area rose to 5.5 percent in January, up six-tenths of one percent from 4.9 percent in December. The unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area rose to 4.4 percent in January, up one-half of one percent from 3.9 percent in December, while the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area rose to 4.6 percent in January, up six-tenths of one percent from 4.0 percent in December.
Century 21 Action Realty recently announced that its parents, Century 21 Real Estate LLC, has recognized the local office with the Centurion Office Award for its sales in 2007.
In the financial world, stocks tend to get most of the attention. But if you're going to make progress toward your long-term goals, you need to be aware of all types of investments, including bonds.
Military cities, such as Hinesville and Columbus, will be strong points in the state's economy this year, according to a forecast by Georgia State University.
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.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate increased to 9.2 percent in October, the Georgia Department of Labor recently reported.