The federal sequester's effects on Liberty County's economy remain to be seen, but a business panel on Thursday sent messages that are at odds with previous statements on the matter.
WASHINGTON, March 11, 2013 - Unless Congress acts to end sequestration, furloughs for Defense Department civilian employees can begin April 26, the department's comptroller said here today.
ATLANTA- State Rep. Jan Tankersley, R-Brooklet, has been appointed to the Southern Legislative Conference Fiscal Affairs and Government Operations Committee.
Governor's Office of Student Achievement academic auditors on Friday presented preliminary findings of an investigation into Liberty County's Waldo Pafford Elementary School test practices, but the conclusion was ambiguous.
Ammunition sales are robust these days - by local consumers and the U.S. government. A hunter or anyone attempting to buy any ammunition locally will find a shortage of all types of ammunition - pistol, rifle and shotgun. The Coastal Courier recently talked to representatives of three local businesses that sell ammunition. Each store reported an unprecedented ammunition shortage. "I've had people come in here and buy up $300 in ammunition," said Lorrie Oglesbee, manager ...
The 200 Club of the Coastal Empire will host the 2013 Acts of Valor Awards at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 27, in the Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E. Broad St. in Savannah.
ATLANTA – Do you have an idea that would make your community a better place to live, and would $25,000 be a game-changer? State Farm is here with the assist. Through March 6, people from the United States can submit a cause for a chance to win a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist™ grant.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 - With major, across-the-board defense spending cuts scheduled to take effect March 1, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta today issued a message to the Defense Department workforce.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 - Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has notified Congress that the Defense Department is prepared to implement furloughs for civilian personnel in response to the threat of sequestration.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division will be have a public hearing regarding the proposed consent order for King America Finishing at 7 p.m. March 5 at Effingham County High School, 1589 Highway 119 S in Springfield.
STATESBORO - Hoping to boost tourism in Statesboro, the city council agreed Wednesday to increase the hotel-motel tax for businesses operating within the city.
The U.S. Postal Service today announced plans to cut Saturday mail delivery, while keeping package delivery six days a week.
Members of the Gullah Geechee Corridor Commission, including Michael Allen and his wife, Latanya, ride on a float in the 2012 Presidential Inaugural Parade on Jan. 21 in Washington, D.C.
ATLANTA - State Rep. Jan Tankersley, R-Brooklet, was elected secretary of the Legislative Rural Caucus, the largest nonpartisan caucus in the Georgia House of Representatives.
ATLANTA - Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, has been named chairman of the Senate Public Safety Committee for the 2013-14 term by the Senate Committee on Assignments.
A May 14 Department of Defense news release announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's directive that furloughs will begin for DoD civilians after July 8. Fort Stewart Public Affairs Officer Kevin Larson confirmed that civilian personnel managers at Stewart are preparing for the furloughs but noted that details had to be worked out locally.
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2013 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today that he has signed a memorandum directing defense managers to prepare to furlough most Defense Department civilian employees for up to 11 days between July 8 and the Sept. 30 end of the fiscal year.
Leland Smith, a 79-year-old great-grandfather from Jesup, recently won a $100,000 playing the Monopoly Millionaire instant game.
Armstrong Atlantic State University on Wednesday announced a major initiative for the Armstrong-Liberty Center. In partnership with the city of Hinesville, the university will build an expanded, new facility in downtown Hinesville to accommodate more students, programs, classroom and laboratory space.
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Clark Alexander will present a program on threats to the Georgia Coast in an "Evening @ Skidaway" reception and lecture Tuesday, May 21, on the campus of Skidaway Institute, 10 Ocean Science Circle in Savannah.
State Sen. Earl "Buddy" Carter announced Monday his intention to run for U.S. Congress in Georgia's 1st District. The announcement was made throughout the day during stops in Savannah, Hinesville and Brunswick.
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