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Economist: Georgia's job engine humming

Economist: Georgia's job engine humming

A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia’s economic growth will be solid in the coming years.

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Posted: Aug 29, 10:06 a.m. | Updated: Aug 31, 9:56 a.m.
Development authority wins marketing award

Development authority wins marketing award

The Liberty County Development Authority recently received an award of excellence for one of its marketing projects at the Southern Economic Development Council annual conference, held Aug. 3-5 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Posted: Aug 29, 10:49 a.m. | Updated: Aug 30, 2:30 p.m.
Wayne County mine application pulled

Wayne County mine application pulled

JESUP — DuPont Titanium Technologies has withdrawn its application for a surface mining permit in Wayne County with the Environmental Protection Division.

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Posted: Aug 29, 10:46 a.m.
Coastal Home Care gets new COO

Coastal Home Care gets new COO

Tom Hassett joined Coastal Home Care’s leadership team as the chief operating officer.

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Posted: Aug 22, 4:15 p.m. | Updated: Aug 23, 4:10 p.m.
Barbecue restuarant opens in Ludowici

Barbecue restuarant opens in Ludowici

Ludowici B-B-Q held its grand opening last week, bringing another eatery into Long County.  

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Posted: Aug 22, 4:28 p.m. | Updated: Aug 23, 10:30 a.m.


Jobless rate up in July

ATLANTA — Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate for July was 9.3 percent, up 0.5 percent from 8.8 percent in June, the state Department of Labor reported this week.

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Posted: Aug 22, 4:24 p.m. | Updated: Aug 23, 6:00 a.m.
Area workforce ranked in top 20

Area workforce ranked in top 20

The Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area recently was featured in the top 2 percent of MSAs nationwide for its workforce attributes in Area Development magazine’s 100 Leading Locations for 2014.

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Posted: Aug 22, 4:20 p.m.
LCPC updates Fleming subarea land-use map

LCPC updates Fleming subarea land-use map

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a revised subarea land-use map for the Fleming community.

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Posted: Aug 22, 9:37 a.m. | Updated: Aug 22, 10:00 a.m.
Development authority backs SNF expansion

Development authority backs SNF expansion

During its Monday morning meeting, the Liberty County Development Authority approved the site plan for SNF Chemtall’s warehouse expansion, Floquip. The approved plan included some variances, such as removing three parking spaces from the visitors’ entrance in the cul-de-sac. It also included an exception to the minimum-standard required between the truck/visitors driveway and employee driveway.

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Posted: Aug 21, 3:49 p.m. | Updated: Aug 21, 9:00 p.m.
Chamber replaces administrative assistant

Chamber replaces administrative assistant

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently added Melissa Bloom to its staff as administrative assistant. She replaces Krista Maines, who recently moved to the finance-assistant position.

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Posted: Aug 15, 11:59 a.m. | Updated: Aug 17, 11:57 a.m.
State revenue up 5.5% in July

State revenue up 5.5% in July

Georgia’s net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

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Posted: Aug 15, 11:16 a.m. | Updated: Aug 16, 7:30 a.m.
Long Co. Commission welcomes ambulance service

Long Co. Commission welcomes ambulance service

Dr. James Graham owns and directs Excelsior Ambulance Service, Long County’s new service provider. He addressed the county commission Aug. 5.  

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Posted: Aug 13, 9:53 a.m. | Updated: Aug 13, 11:00 a.m.


MidCoast Regional to get new fuel supplier

MidCoast Regional Airport’s Local Joint-Management Board on Thursday approved a new fuel-supply service contract with World Fuel Service.

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Posted: Aug 13, 8:37 a.m. | Updated: Aug 13, 10:00 a.m.

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