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.
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.