To the millions of college and high school seniors who recently graduated: congratulations on a job well done. After the celebration dies down, you'll no doubt be eager to embark on life's next chapter, whether it's finding a job, preparing for college or enrolling in military or community service.
The Coastal Courier this year won three awards in the Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, including best website in Georgia in the bi- and tri-weekly publications division.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor is teaming with the State Employer Committee to offer a course on compliance challenges during an employment-law and legislative-issues update Wednesday in Morrow.
On the road to strengthening the area's economic vitality, Liberty County leaders last week acknowledged that workforce weaknesses could be hampering industrial growth. They have created a task force to face the concerns.
The Bennett Agency of Hinesville and Jesup has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2013.
VIP Office Furniture and Supply recently was recognized by its peers within its industry.
Origami Owl by Charmed Perfection hosted a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on May 23 at the chamber offices, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
Farmer's Natural Foods hosted its 30-year anniversary celebration and ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on May 2 at 754 E.G. Miles Parkway.
Barbara Meyers has been selected as chief executive officer of Gateway Behavioral Health Services.
Parents who have a child going away to college have more to worry about than partying and failing grades.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Hinesville's unemployment rate declined to 8.4 percent in April, down 0.2 percent from 8.6 percent in March.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority on Wednesday awarded $7,500 to Dryden Enterprises for three Main Street façade improvements.
Aimee Harris has been appointed to head up the new Jones, Osteen and Jones location in Richmond Hill at 10221 Ford Ave., suite 4.
The Hinesville City Council held a special meeting Wednesday morning to review, discuss and approve the final plat for the Magnolia Oaks Shopping Center at Airport Road and Highway 196 West.
Landowners in Georgia may have a chance to cut their income taxes in half.
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.