South Georgia Bank President Bran Thompson extended a warm welcome to visitors on a cold, rainy morning for the bank's ribbon-cutting in Hinesville. The bank officially opened the doors to its fourth branch Friday, exchanging a temporary home on Highway 84 for new, permanent digs on Main Street.
Liberty County Development Authority members had a called meeting Thursday afternoon to review and approve details regarding the delivery of water service to the old Dorchester Consolidated School property.
ATLANTA - Starting Feb. 12, the state energy efficient appliance rebate program will provide Georgia residents with rebates ranging from $25-$199 on Energy Star rated appliances. Energy Star appliances eligible for the program include clothes washers, dishwashers, air conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces, water heaters, refrigerators and freezers. The total amount available for rebates is $8.6 million.
SNF, a global manufacturer of chemical products with operations in Liberty County and headquarters in Andrezieux, France, was recently named a recipient of the 2010 Crystal Peach Award by the Atlanta French-American Chamber of Commerce at an awards ceremony in Atlanta.
Whether you're a packrat, a fan of freebies or just the unfortunate recipient of too many hand-me-downs, a new online site has popped up to help you get rid of your extra stuff without the hassle of pricing dozens of knick-knacks and haggling with early-bird bargain hunters on your front lawn. For more details from this story, pick up a copy of Wednesday's Coastal Courier. Click here, to go to the Bookoo.com.
Hinesville business Data South Systems is ranked No. 13 on the "Bulldog 100: Fastest Growing Bulldog Businesses" list for 2010, released by the University of Georgia Alumni Association.
Efforts by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and its community partners to improve the skills of the local workforce are paying off.
Southeast Auto Service of Hinesville recently was selected by NAPA Auto Parts to become the designated NAPA AutoCare Center for Hinesville. Southeast Auto Service is one of two NAPA AutoCare Centers in Liberty County.
The Liberty County Development Authority recently had a two-day planning session to discuss short and long-term goals. The session was at the Centergy building in Atlanta, which houses the Georgia Department of Economic Development and the economic development arms of Georgia EMC, Georgia Power and the Electric Cities of Georgia.
WESTCHESTER, Ill. - The Southeast Sleep Disorders Center in Hinesville recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Charlie Martin with MidCoast Regional Airport refuels a plane loaded with medical supplies headed to Haiti Jan. 25. Martin said he stayed after hours to insure delivery after the pilot contacted the civilian-military airport on Fort Stewart. Also with the support of LCDA and Liberty County the airport has established after hours flight support for air evacuation helicopter services that serve Southeast Georgia.
The Realty Executive Offices at 401 S. Main St. recently underwent a renovation, which included totally rehabilitating the 1978, one-story structure and building a second story.
ATLANTA - Unemployment in the Hinesville area jumped five-tenths of a percent to 8 percent in December, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
Local business owners gathered at Club Stewart on Thursday for the 2010 Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet and awards dinner. The event, sponsored by The Auto Super Center and owner Kevin Thomas, recognized locally owned and operated businesses that managed to thrive in 2009 despite the recession and the cancellation of a promised fifth brigade at Fort Stewart.
If visions of superheroes and supervillains dance in your head, Jungle Jake's could be the place for you to express your graphic novel-inspired creativity. Jason Lee, owner of the secondhand bookstore that was later reinvented as a comic-book and collectibles store, is tweaking his focus one more time to suit the unique interests of Jungle Jake's clientele.
What's the happiest country in the world? The answer isn't as simple as the question.
Georgia employers now have another option for paying their employees: prepaid payroll debit cards, according to a recent bulletin from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Center for Competitiveness.
Hinesville's Tractor Supply Co. recently donated $1,000 in tools and equipment to support the construction pathway at Liberty College and Career Academy. Store manager Matt Greig became aware of the program at LCCA from two media specialists who work in the district and then contacted LCCA. The tools will be used in the construction pathway on skills that help make students employable in the construction and carpentry trades.
The efficiency of the American welfare state is no minor issue of debate. Each year, the president and Congress negotiate the best ways to distribute funds in the federal budget, and each year there are those who call for major reforms to the social safety net, from both the left and the right. Some, typically from the conservatives in Congress, call for reduced spending on welfare initiatives, while others, typically the liberals, call for increases and expansions.
“If you were taking a new job and had your choice of a boss, would you prefer to work for a man or a woman?”
Almost one-third of Americans aren’t saving for retirement, according to a 2014 survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
Of all the myths surrounding the mystical characteristics of the millennial generation, the belief that they don't have jobs is now the most demonstrably false.
Speros, a national technology company headquartered in Savannah, will open a satellite office in Hinesville on May 20.
At our digital marketing agency, we help all kinds of local businesses, and especially dentists and doctors, improve their online visibility to grow their brand. To help a business grow, I first have to determine the underlying factors inhibiting their growth. In doing this, we typically see the same few problems again and again. Based on my experience, here are the main reasons why businesses often don’t grow as they should.
Coastalcourier.com is changing our event listings later this week.
I don't have a great memory, especially when it comes to my childhood. In fact, my wife and I have a running joke that every time she asks me how old I was when something happened in my youth, I respond that I was "8 or 10."
Some of us are dreading the next “Boss Appreciation Day.” If you haven’t been feeling the love from your team lately, here is your wakeup call. It’s never too late to become an exceptional leader, but not for the sake of receiving one more “World’s-Best-Boss” mug. Do it because of the impact your leadership can have on the happiness of your employees. Here are seven time-tested principles that will get you back on track.
Hinesville City Council approved preliminary plans for a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, at least in part.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that Volvo has dropped a site in Bryan County for a new plant.