ATLANTA - Georgia Workforce Development, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, recently announced new veteran-training programs in Coastal Georgia, launched by Coastal Workforce Services.
Mitt Romney has joined the ranks of prominent Republicans who support raising the federal minimum wage.
The title of "mother" certainly isn't one for the faint of heart.
The Leadership Liberty class of 2013-14 is organizing a fundraiser for Senior Citizens Inc. through the Ruby Tuesday GiveBack program.
Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors recently was honored for its 30th anniversary as an affiliate of the Coldwell Banker network.
We never know what's around the corner, so it is a really good idea to put some thought into cutting back your budget and socking some of those savings into an account for the "just in case."
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership, an outreach program of the Georgia Institute of Technology, recently announced Ben Cheeks has been hired as coastal-region manager.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently added Liberty County native Erin Johnson to its staff as finance assistant, which moved her from her current position as a temporary membership director.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Georgia was named the No.1 most competitive state in the nation by Site Selection magazine.
The Liberty County Development Authority agreed Monday morning to use money from its revolving loan fund to help meet a Georgia Department of Transportation requirement that otherwise might inhibit development at I-95 exit 76 in Midway.
The Liberty County Manufacturing Collaboration is partnering with Savannah Technical College and the Liberty College and Career Academy to sponsor a two-year, paid apprenticeship program that begins in August.
Thursday afternoon saw the beginning of the fifth year for Hinesville's Farmers Market in Bradwell Park. From May to November, Liberty County residents can find fresh local fruits and vegetables at reasonable prices.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Donations from customers at Fred's Super Dollar stores brought in $737,655 for its annual campaign benefitting the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate was unchanged at 8 percent from February to March, but it was down from 8.6 percent in March a year ago, according to a Georgia Department of Labor report last week.
Several upcoming events were discussed at the recent Long County Chamber of Commerce April business meeting.
Tom Hassett joined Coastal Home Care's leadership team as the chief operating officer.
Ludowici B-B-Q held its grand opening last week, bringing another eatery into Long County.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for July was 9.3 percent, up 0.5 percent from 8.8 percent in June, the state Department of Labor reported this week.
The Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area recently was featured in the top 2 percent of MSAs nationwide for its workforce attributes in Area Development magazine's 100 Leading Locations for 2014.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a revised subarea land-use map for the Fleming community.
During its Monday morning meeting, the Liberty County Development Authority approved the site plan for SNF Chemtall's warehouse expansion, Floquip. The approved plan included some variances, such as removing three parking spaces from the visitors' entrance in the cul-de-sac. It also included an exception to the minimum-standard required between the truck/visitors driveway and employee driveway.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently added Melissa Bloom to its staff as administrative assistant. She replaces Krista Maines, who recently moved to the finance-assistant position.
Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.
Dr. James Graham owns and directs Excelsior Ambulance Service, Long County's new service provider. He addressed the county commission Aug. 5.
MidCoast Regional Airport's Local Joint-Management Board on Thursday approved a new fuel-supply service contract with World Fuel Service.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently added Krista Maines to its staff as administrative assistant.
The Liberty County branch of Ameris Bank recently donated $1,500 to the 2014 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) marketing campaign.
Jones Medical Equipment, with support from the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the company's one-year anniversary Aug. 1 at 481 E.G. Miles Parkway in Hinesville.
John Caravella, a Vietnam veteran and board member of Veterans Heart Georgia, was the guest speaker Tuesday at the Hinesville Rotary Club's weekly meeting at the La Quinta Inn & Suites.
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