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.
Four Liberty County industrial employers are seeking candidates for paid apprenticeships that will begin in August.
Donald Mixon, program director for the Air Evac Lifeteam based in Jesup, recently was named senior program director for the company. Mixon will continue to serve as the Jesup program director and also will supervise program directors in Cordele, Statesboro and Douglas.
The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently appointed Amanda Scott as its program manager.
According to the National Pork Board, U.S. pork demand domestically grew by 5.6 percent in 2013. Committed to contributing to more growth in 2014 by serving pork at its restaurants, Shane's Rib Shack is preparing to host its annual rib giveaway.
A mobile shredder will be at Altamaha Credit Union in Ludowici from 4-6 p.m. Thursday. It is open to anyone who wants to bring documents that need to be shredded, free of charge and unlimited amount of shred.
If you've been on the Internet for a number of years and have refused to buy the latest and greatest things that have come out, you might currently have an unsupported operating system.
Into the Sun Tanning Salon employee Megan Kesner, right, and owner Cayla Faulk set up a Halloween-themed both to promote their business and sell merchandise during the Oct. 11 Oktoberfest Vendor and Craft Fair at Bryant Commons in Hinesville.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for September was 8.2 percent, down 0.9 percent from 9.1 percent in August, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
A Walthourville business will be the focus of an episode of a digital-content series.
Interstate Credit Union's Midway branch celebrated International Credit Union Day on Oct. 16.
Ameris Bank's fifth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative is in full swing. Non-perishable food items are being collected through October.
Hinesville's Dairy Queen is on a list of restaurants that have been hit by a security breach during August, the company announced Thursday.
SNF Floquip has announced it will double its Midway Industrial Park plant, investing about $7 million in the expansion.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce attended a ribbon cutting for Balbo and Gregg, Attorneys at Law, P.C., Sept. 26 at the practice's new Hinesville location, 410-A Gen. Screven Way.
SAVANNAH - With nearly 13 percent growth in container traffic over the first two months of the fiscal year, the Georgia Ports Authority has made a strong start to FY2015.
ATLANTA - Customers in Kroger's Atlanta Division, which includes Liberty County, raised more than $112,000 from Sept. 7-27 during the Great American Milk Drive supporting Feeding America.
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