Since Save-A-Lot opened its doors to Hinesville residents earlier this month, store manager Fred Goings said business has been steady. The store features private-label brands in a warehouse-style setup designed to reduce costs for consumers.
The Liberty County Development Authority approved a motion to enter into an intergovernmental agreement that would secure a joint marketing arrangement between four counties in Coastal Georgia, allowing them to work cooperatively to pitch the benefits of the region to potential business partners.
Editor's note: Meet Sharon Lape, who was recently named the paraprofessional of the year at Lanier Primary School for the 2010-2011 school year. Here's her story.
The Southeast Georgia Job Fair/Career Expo will be on Friday, April 2 at Savannah Technical College.
The construction of Firth Rixson Forgings' 200,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Tradeport East Business Center is progressing. Firth Rixson will start hiring professional, technical, administrative and production employees during the next several months and will be using the Georgia Department of Labor to assist them in the application/hiring process. Anyone interested in employment opportunities with Firth Rixson is encouraged to apply using the GDOL's job posting board. As part of the hiring process, candidates will need ...
Hinesville Pharmacy, formerly Whitman Pharmacy, has opened its new location at 481 E.G. Miles Parkway. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony March 2 with 60 chamber members in attendance. The new pharmacy is directly across from Liberty Regional Medical Center. The newly namd Hinesville Pharmacy will maintain the same ownership and staff.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Labor says the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to a record 10.5 percent in February. The rate is up one-tenth of a percentage point from the 10.4 percent reported in January. The February jobless rate was up 1.8 percentage points from 8.7 percent at this same time last year.
Celebration party store in the Kroger shopping center at 551 Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville has helped a lot of area folks "get their green on" for St. Patrick's Day today. Most people buy items to wear or give to friends for the "everything-Irish" holiday, according to Celebration staff.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia Ports Authority officials say fire damage to a railroad trestle connecting to a shipping terminal in Glynn County is not as extensive as had been feared. The trestle to the Colonels Island facility caught fire Monday. Authority spokesman Robert Morris says two rail cars carrying new Alabama-built Mercedes-Benz automobiles to the terminal burned, destroying all 16 autos.
ATLANTA - Georgia Power customers will see their bills go up again. The Georgia Public Service Commission voted 4-1 on Thursday to let the utility raise prices starting April 1. The average residential customer will pay $9.91 more a month from June through September and $3.44 the other eight months of the year.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.4 percent in January, topping the previous record high of 10.3 percent reported in December. The January jobless rate was up 2.0 percentage points from 8.4 percent at this same time last year.
Does the long commute to work empty your wallet too often? Do you wish you could have a conversation with someone other than the radio to make the trip less boring? If so, you're in luck. The Coastal Regional Commission has partnered with
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank, a community bank headquartered in Savannah, recently launched a new Web site offering personal and business customers expanded online banking capabilities.
James M. Floyd Jr., president and CEO of Liberty Shares, Inc. and The Heritage Bank, announced recently that Robert B. "Rob" Briscoe has been named chief financial officer for both companies. He will begin Monday.
Just a few years ago, economists were talking about the possible re-emergence of an economic phenomenon not seen in many decades: deflation, or declining prices of goods and services. Recently, however, inflation has risen from extremely low levels, driven largely by increased energy and grocery prices. As a consumer, you might fight the effects of inflation by driving less or by cutting back on certain types of food. But as an investor, ...
A ribbon cutting and grand opening for Richmond Hill Oral Surgery and Facial Aesthetics will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 12 at 111 Market St.
Thanksgiving is almost here. If you have the financial resources to provide a comfortable life for your family, you have reason to be thankful. And if you can afford to share some of your "bounty" with charitable organizations, you may want to be as generous as possible - because your gifts may allow you to both give and receive.
Checks both big and small were handed out at the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, part of the aftermath of the chamber's annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival.
SAVANNAH - United Way of the Coastal Empire recently announced it selected Savannah Technical College as a strategic-initiative partner for economic independence with a grant for $290,000.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Nov. 15-25:
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Richmond Hill and the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau, will present Christmas Stroll/Small Business Days on Saturday, Nov. 30; Thursday, Dec. 5; and Wednesday, Dec. 18.
As the end-of-the-year holidays approach, many of us are planning to spend time with family, some of whom we may not have seen for months or years.
Last time I was here I shared the first portion of Dr. David Steen's blog entry, "The only good dog is a dead dog" - a logical and fact-based approach to a very emotionally charged subject - snakes.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Nov. 8-15:
Goody's store manager Jake Pierson marked the grand opening of the new Richmond Hill store with a ribbon cutting Thursday. On hand to celebrate are members of the Richmond Hill City Council, Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, Goody's store associates and others. The new clothing retail store is at 9701 Ford Ave. next to Goodwill and is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
At various times, many people may feel frustrated by the performance of their investments. For example, they expect growth, and they don't get it - or they think the value of their investment won't fluctuate much, but it does. However, some of this frustration might be alleviated if investors were more familiar with the nature of their investment vehicles.
The Southeast Regional Job Fair will be from
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Georgia's net tax collections for October totaled $1.46 billion, an increase of approximately $81.75 million, or 5.9 percent, compared to October 2012.
Ameris Bank launched its fourth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative during October. The Richmond Hill branch collected more than 115 non-perishable food items, and more than 500,000 non-perishable food items collected companywide.
A Korean-owned logistics company says it will employ up to 50 people in a distribution center it is establishing near Midway.