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, ...
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.
Jaclyn Gilbert, a new associate at Harvey and Hendrix P.C. of Richmond Hill, recently passed the Georgia Bar Exam.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Nov. 1-7:
As construction equipment kicked up dust in the background, Caesarstone USA broke ground on its first North American manufacturing facility in a ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the Belfast Commerce Centre in Richmond Hill.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Taste of Richmond Hill Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
It appears utilities management company OMI isn't leaving Richmond Hill without at least a public attempt to strike a deal.
I prefer fact-based decisions. Results of decisions based on facts seem to have less unintended consequences than those based on emotion, faulty logic or what a revered ancestor did.
Georgia's business climate has been named No. 1 in the nation by Site Selection magazine, an economic-development trade publication.
November is Long-term Care Awareness Month. And when it comes to long-term care - such as a stay in a nursing home or the services provided by a home health aide - you'll want to plan for the potential costs involved.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 25-29:
SAVANNAH - The U.S. Small Business Administration recently ranked The Coastal Bank in the top 20 SBA 7(a) lenders in Georgia.
Halloween is upon us. Of course, whether you're navigating the dark corridors of a "haunted house" or just dealing with the "creepy" characters coming to your door demanding candy, you're probably not too fearful of the sights of the season. But as you go through life, you'll want to avoid some things that really are scary - such as these investment moves:
An Army Career and Alumni Program career fair will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 7 in building 705, 100 W. 15th St. on Fort Stewart. To register, go to fortstewartacapcareerfair.eventbrite.com. For more information, go to facebook.com/stewartacap or call 912-767-6797.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 22-25:
Two area legislators praised a bill that brought the deepening of the Savannah harbor one step closer to reality.