The massive Independence development project is continuing, potentially doubling the city of Hinesville's population by adding up to 10,000 new homes.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank recently launched remote deposit capture technology that allows businesses to deposit checks without actually having to set foot inside the bank.
The Heritage Bank has announced the expansion of its board of directors.
Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting celebration recently for Sherwin-Williams in Hinesville. The industrial, commercial and residential paint store is at 1030 West Oglethorpe Highway. Cliff Hutto is the manager. The business participates in the Sherwin-Williams Neighbor-to-Neighbor Community/Professional Organization Program. Chamber members receive discounts and Sherwin-Williams donates 3 percent of the proceeds from their purchases back to the chamber.
Construction is under way on both sides of Highway 84 as two businesses expand in Hinesville.
As you're probably aware, the traditional pension plan has not fared so well in recent years. In fact, many large companies have frozen or discontinued their plans.
The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes office between April 2 and 6. The listings include the names of sellers and buyers; the book and page where the deed can be found in the deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives you an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and or Georgia Militia District where it is. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.
The 2007 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Distinguished Service Award, the brand's highest honor, was presented in March to Mark Bolton, vice president of marketing and member services of Coastal Electric Cooperative. Coastal Electric is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative.
Hinesville, along with most of the rest of the state, had more jobs in March than the month before, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
Developer Clay Sikes said that with the $28 million loan for construction of Independence Place Apartments, "We are finally beginning to see the materialization of our vision in physical form."
J. Thomas Wiley has been selected as president and chief executive officer of Coastal Bankshares, Inc. and The Coastal Bank.
Charlotte Goff recently retired from Coastal Communications after serving the company for a 45 years.
Cindy's Printing has hired Jim McIntosh as its new manager.
For home improvement professionals, gone are the days of plain old hammers and screwdrivers. For speed and convenience, they rely on power tools.
The civilian joint-management board for the MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield on Friday met with a potential industrial client to discuss a proposed lease agreement. The unnamed company's representatives voiced concerns over the airport's proposed runway and tarmac-expansion projects.
The Liberty County Development Authority voted Monday to contract with Savannah-based engineering firm Thomas & Hutton Engineering Company beginning Dec. 1. The LCDA currently uses P.C. Simonton & Associates Inc. of Hinesville for its engineering services.
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.