ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate increased to 8.4 percent in May, up 0.8 percent from 7.6 percent in April, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
Tom Holmes of Midway received the Frontline Leadership Award for a small business at the Georgia Manufacturing Expo on June 13 in Duluth.
The Liberty County Development Authority's special-projects committee met Wednesday to further discuss budget priorities before the final fiscal-year 2015 budget is adopted Monday.
Caesarstone, the Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Development Authority of Bryan County recently received the annual Eagle Star "Deal of the Year" Award by conexx: America Israel Business Connector, a nonprofit that helps bring mutual economic advances to Israeli and Southeastern economies.
Hinesville ranks second among 37 Georgia cities with populations greater than 20,000, according to a June 13 report for NerdWallet.com by analyst Maggie Clark.
People don't have to sleep in their cars or in tents to save money on vacation. There are several easy ways to save money on accommodations.
The Coastal Courier recently earned several 2014 Georgia Press Association awards, which were formally announced last week at the association's annual Better Newspaper Contest awards ceremony and banquet on Jekyll Island. The prizes recognize the best newspapers in Georgia for their achievements in reporting, writing, photography, website content creation, newspaper-page and special-section design and videography.
Liberty Transit is participating in the ninth annual national "Dump the Pump" day June 19. Anyone interested in trying public transit for the day will receive free rides. For route schedules and more information, go to www.libertytransit.org or call 877-4172.
The Liberty County Development Authority Finance Committee Friday discussed a proposed 2015 budget that is nearly $1 million less than the current year's spending plan.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that he will stop an increase in the motor-fuel tax scheduled to go into effect July 1.
Back in the day, people could work in various professions without the state getting involved. Now, as Morris M. Kleiner, a professor of public affairs at the University of Minnesota, points out, things are a little different.
Median pay packages for chief executives reached a new high last year of over $10 million, according to a study by the Associated Press and Equilar. This is the fourth year that compensation has climbed for top execs, as they continue to profit from the rising stock market.
For weeks, local residents have posed questions to the Coastal Courier about the 7.82-acre tract of land being cleared at the corner of South Main Street and Veterans Parkway. Along with the questions, there have been unsubstantiated rumors about what's being developed at the site.
Times have been hard for Brian Pelish and his family since he was medically discharged by the Army in 2006.
Happy Tails Personalized Pet Care Services held its ribbon cutting May 20 at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.