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.
Now that Americans' collective Thanksgiving Day indulgence has been reduced to delicious leftovers, consumers have come out of their turkey-induced stupor and are ready to hunt for holiday sales.
Cut Loose Hair Salon held a ribbon cutting, grand re-opening and open house in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 22 at 809 Willowbrook Place No. 109 in Hinesville.
AARP is looking for volunteers to help with its Tax-Aide program.
A nationwide retailer that cites philanthropic involvement as a cornerstone of its business is on track to double its impact this year within Coastal Georgia.
The sluggish housing market has picked up in Liberty and Long Counties, following an economic downturn and the return of many Fort Stewart soldiers from deployment overseas, local realtors say. The transient military community has always fueled the local housing market, they said. Whether a soldier plans to buy a home and retire here, or simply wants to rent a home until the next set of orders arrives, there are options available to suit most budgets.
Offering employers a skilled workforce is an important aspect of economic development, according to local leaders. A community's supply of skilled workers can help attract manufacturers and other businesses, thus creating jobs for local residents and making the give-and-take a win-win for everyone.
Richmond Hill City Council members approved a measure Tuesday aimed at bringing more business into certain parts of the city.
Studio K Massage and Bodywork had a ribbon cutting Tuesday at its new location, 1060 Highway 196 W. in Hinesville.
The Coastal Bank in Hinesville is raising money and accepting unwrapped toys for the Marine's Toys for Tots Foundation fundraiser and toy drive.
The board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development recently announced graduates from the 2013 Region 12 multi-day training program.
The Southeast Regional Job Fair will be from
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Georgia's net tax collections for October totaled $1.46 billion, an increase of approximately $81.75 million, or 5.9 percent, compared to October 2012.
SAVANNAH - United Way of the Coastal Empire recently announced it selected Savannah Technical College as a strategic-initiative partner for economic independence with a grant for $290,000.
As construction equipment kicked up dust in the background, Caesarstone USA broke ground on its first North American manufacturing facility in a ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the Belfast Commerce Centre in Richmond Hill.
A Korean-owned logistics company says it will employ up to 50 people in a distribution center it is establishing near Midway.