The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the participants, contributors, volunteers and members for this year's annual banquet, which was held Jan 25 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center.
With mortgage interest rates remaining low, people who buy a home this spring may be lulled into accepting the rates they're offered, certain that whatever they get is a good deal compared to previous years.
Hinesville is among 47 U.S. metropolitan areas that have maintained double-digit wage growth during the past 24 months, according to Tom Tveidt, research economist with Garner Economics.
Wright Army Airfield officials said Thursday the airport has been quiet over recent years, but they're bracing for an increase in military traffic later this year.
JESUP - Joey Tarantino has joined Rayonier's Performance Fibers Jesup mill as manager, safety and health.
Most consumers are looking for bargains, and many cruise the Internet looking for low prices.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University, Georgia Tech Savannah's Advanced Technology Development Center and the Creative Coast are hosting the fifth annual FastPitch Competition from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March. 28 at 1375 Chatham Parkway in Savannah.
SAVANNAH - Parker's recently hired Jeff Bush of Hinesville as director of fuel services.
In a Wednesday news release, the U.S. Postal Service announced it will end Saturday mail delivery in August. On Thursday, Stephen A. Seewoester, USPS regional spokesman, clarified the new schedule for the Coastal Courier.
AARP Foundation is providing free tax preparation assistance and e-filing of both federal and state returns for taxpayers with low to moderate incomes.
Pembroke now has a new city attorney after a decision by the City Council during a called meeting Monday.
Gov. Nathan Deal joined Georgia tourism leaders Tuesday for the annual Tourism and Hospitality Day at the Capitol in Atlanta to spotlight the contribution the industry makes to Georgia's economy.
NASHVILLE - Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University will be at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Live Oak Church of God, 296 Live Oak Church Road in Hinesville.
The Brown Bagger held its grand opening Jan. 18 in Ludowici.
ATHENS - Like many other phishing scams, identity thieves may try to take advantage of Americans filing their taxes by sending fake emails, texts or social media postings supposedly from the Internal Revenue Service.
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.