Born and raised in Philadelphia, but now living in Liberty County, Janice Dotson and her family have recently opened A Taste of Philly.
Savannah State University will host its 2007 Spring Career Fair at Tiger Arena on March 7. Registered participants include: Columbia College, US Coast Guard, National Marine Fisheries, Georgia Department of Transportation, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Polk County School Board of Florida, Wachovia, United States Army, Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission, Air Tran Airways, Thompson Hospitality, Georgia Ports Authority, Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and others to come.
A series of four workshops entitled "Small Business Record Keeping and Tax Series" will take place Wednesday evenings starting Feb. 27 in the Conference Room of the Small Business Assistance Center, 111 East Liberty Street in Savannah. The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is sponsoring these events.
Although there are tarps, paint cans and ladders in some areas, people can still make donations and shop at the Goodwill store in Hinesville's Liberty Square Shopping Center.
Leadership Liberty, sponsored by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, recently visited Atlanta to learn about state economic development as well as meet with their state legislators.
Georgia job seekers and thriving counties have a new way to attract big business through the World Wide Web.
The AARP Tax Aide Foundation will offer free tax help for taxpayers with middle to low income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. This program is only available Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. now through April 10 at the Shuman Recreation Center. Bring the following items to the session:
By Joe Parker Jr.
The annual Liberty County Chamber of Commerce banquet and awards ceremony was Thursday, and the new 2007 board members were sworn in.
In a tribute to the memory of Eddy E. Rogers and his affiliation with the Fort Stewart Georgia Federal Credit Union as well as Glennville Christian Academy, several officials of the FSGFCU and staff presented a $1,000 check to GCA Principal Charles Barnard.
The Georgia Motor Trucking Association has announced that more than 100,000 Georgia Commercial Drivers License holders have completed the Highway Watch safety and security program approved by the Department of Homeland Security.
Coastal Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the prestigious Walter Harrison Scholarship.
As a result of his success this year in the financial services profession, Charles M. Gaskin Jr., a Woodbury Financial Services financial professional, has been inducted into the Woodbury Financial Services' Eagle's Circle.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate increased to 9.2 percent in October, the Georgia Department of Labor recently reported.
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.