Hinesville's public works contractor, CH2MHILL/OMI, has made Fortune Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for a sixth time in the past 10 years. Local OMI Director Gregg Higgins said his company
When presented with an idea to coordinate a small-scale event to help raise funds for the Mary Telfair Women's Hospital and Telfair Pavilion, RTS Homes of Hinesville jumped into action.
The Ludowici City Council at its January meeting voted to raise sewage rates and adjust tier usage for water.
Many people file their income tax returns as early in the year as possible. Some are eager to claim their tax refund right away, while others are simply following their New Year's resolution not to procrastinate until midnight, April 15.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Power is looking at ways to reduce its reliance on coal for producing electricity, and hints about its plans could be released this week.
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.
Effingham Rehab Services Inc., conducting business under Spine & Sport, an outpatient orthopedic and sports-medicine company, recently announced that it has been certified to supply physical therapy services to the federal government.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the preliminary unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area rose to 8.9 percent in December.
SAVANNAH - Port officials from Georgia and South Carolina have canceled their January meeting on the states' troubled plans to build a jointly owned port terminal on the Savannah River.
Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that a study by the Georgia Institute of Technology for the Georgia Forestry Commission shows that in 2011, economic activity generated by the forestry industry topped $25 billion in output and provided 118,459 jobs.
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Little Miracles Daycare Learning Center hosted a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 8 at 200 Brantley Drive in Hinesville.
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers' Market, coming up to its fourth season, is accepting vendor applications for 2013.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Retail Association - the trade group that advocates for retail businesses in the state - recently reported that some remote sellers are not complying with a new state law that requires them to collect sales taxes.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours gathering was at the Altamaha Federal Credit Union on Tuesday in Ludowici.
Longtime area car dealer O.C. Welch is getting into the golf course business.
Two area legislators praised a bill that brought the deepening of the Savannah harbor one step closer to reality.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday released its third year of greenhouse-gas data detailing carbon-pollution emissions and trends broken down by industrial sector, greenhouse gas, geographic region and individual facility.
On Thursday, Gov. Nathan Deal hailed Wednesday's U.S. House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as a "breakthrough moment" in the effort to deepen the Savannah Harbor.
Danny Creasy has been hired as vice president and Hinesville branch manager of The Coastal Bank.
Liberty Transit Authority contractor Veolia Transportation and the city's public works contractor OMI had a joint picnic and awards presentation at Gum Branch Park Saturday afternoon. OMI, the city's public works contractor, now maintains the authority's buses.
Calling it a move that will save taxpayers money and keep millage rates low, the Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday against keeping the private company OMI to run the city's public works department next year.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday during his visit to Liberty County. Deal is scheduled to appear and address citizens from 10:45 a.m.-noon at Olvey Field in Hinesville. The event is free and open to the public. The Bradwell Institute Gym will serve as an alternate location in the event of inclement weather.
MOULTRIE - The Georgia Department of Agriculture unveiled the second issue of the Georgia Grown magazine at the 36th annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition, Commissioner Gary Black announced Tuesday.
SYLVANIA - Tuesday's announcement by ShriVallabh Pittie Group means that a company new to American manufacturing will build a $70 million cotton-yarn factory in Screven County, creating 200-250 jobs.
Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for September totaled $1.72 billion for an increase of $132 million, or 8.3 percent, compared to September 2012.
Coastal Courier Managing Editor Hollie Moore Barnidge spoke at the Long County Chamber of Commerce's Progress Through People Breakfast on Tuesday.
Hinesville attorney Carl Varnedoe has added a statewide recognition to his growing list of awards.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank recently was presented with the Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce Georgia Excellence Award for 2013.
Concentra Physical Therapy had a ribbon cutting and open house Oct. 1 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at 1146 E.G. Miles Parkway in Hinesville.