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Supplies for Haiti pass through airport

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.

February 01, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


Realty Executives resets downtown face

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.

January 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Jobless rate jumps to 8 percent here

ATLANTA - Unemployment in the Hinesville area jumped five-tenths of a percent to 8 percent in December, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.

January 29, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Chamber honors businesses, installs officers

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.

January 25, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff write | Business


Store introducing gallery for comic book art, artists

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.

January 22, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Business


USA Discounters opens store here

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member, USA Discounters with a tibbon cutting ceremony recently.

January 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Pharmacy moving, getting new name

Whitman Pharmacy has announced it will move to a new location at 481 E.G. Miles Parkway on Feb. 8.

January 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Search on for country's oldest worker

Nominations are being accepted in the search for America's Outstanding Oldest Worker.

January 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


City celebrates new subdivision opening

Longtime Hinesville developer Dryden Enterprises and members of city government and the Chamber of Commerce gathered Friday to cut the ribbon on Dryden's latest residential community, Griffin Park.

January 15, 2010 | Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Business


Brunswick Mercedes processing center opens

BRUNSWICK - The Port of Brunswick's newest vehicle processing center for Mercedes-Benz USA opened Monday with the arrival of more than 1,600 Mercedes-Benz automobiles. The shipment was the first delivery of the import vehicles to Brunswick's Colonel's Island Terminal. Ports America, Inc. is the stevedore for the MOL vessel, M/V Paradise Ace.

January 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


VIP Office Furniture and Supply celebrates 35 years

Special to the Courier

January 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Sales associate Doughtie joins Whitman Pharmacy

Whitman Pharmacy welcomes new sales associatePhillis Doughtie.

January 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


McKinnon joins VIP

VIP Office Furniture and Supply has hired Kemberly McKinnon as an account manager.

January 15, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Pest control test reviews offered

SAVANNAH - Landscape professionals and lawn-care specialists must pass a Georgia Department of Agriculture test to become licensed to use lawn and garden pesticides.

January 15, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Small World Festival in planning stages

Fans of multicultural entertainment and discovery who missed Tuesday's Small World Festival planning meeting still have time to get in on the ground floor. The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority will host another meeting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in City Hall and residents who want to represent cultures and nations from around the world are encouraged to attend and help grow the event even more.

January 15, 2010 | Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Business


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Money doesn't necessarily equate to job satisfaction

Enjoying the job is as important as the salary. Just ask billionaire Richard Branson.

May 04, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Americans don't think college is preparing students for work

Only 13 percent of Americans feel confident that colleges are doing an effective job of preparing students for the future, according to a Gallup poll released April 24.

May 04, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Eight percent sales tax at Wal-Mart?

Two customers complained Friday that Wal-Mart Supercenter on West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville was charging them 8 percent sales tax. One even brought in two receipts stating that the tax rate charged was 8 percent.

May 01, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Mayor: More businesses coming to Hinesville

More stores are coming to Hinesville, but just which ones are a secret for now.

April 30, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Business


How people on welfare spend their money

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has found his state smack dab in the center of one of the most nuanced, and heated, debates concerning poverty.

April 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Is Volvo going to Bryan County?

Volvo spokesman Jim Nichols said in an email Friday that there has been a "lot of speculation" about the company's plans for a U.S. factory, "but we look forward to an announcement soon."

April 30, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business


When everything comes together, life is in balance

As I've grown older and the hair in my beard has changed from auburn to gray and white, I've learned that things in life often don't work out the way you hope they will.

April 29, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


The most trusted business is...

Good news for families that run a business — you’re one of the most successful and trusted business types out there, according to a new report from Ernst & Young, a business management company.

April 29, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


19 Mother's Day gift ideas for moms with infants and toddlers

Mother’s Day is about two weeks away, but Americans are already out shopping.

April 29, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Former grocery to become closeout outlet

The corporate management staff of Ollie's Bargain Outlet has signed a lease to bring the store to the currently vacant former Food Lion location off Gen. Screven Way, according to Clay Sikes of The Sikes Group.

April 29, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Business


Robots are changing the economy even more than you think

How are we supposed to feel about robots? Not the kind that infiltrate governments and threaten to obliterate mankind, but the kind that are revolutionizing the labor market in the 21st century.

April 29, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Jobless rate here down in March

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for March was 6.5 percent, down 0.3 percentage point from

April 28, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Is feeding the poor a religious practice? This woman in Texas thinks it is

More than 30 cities nationwide have restrictions that limit feeding the homeless, a trend that the National Coalition for the Homeless refers to as part of a wider effort of "criminalizing homelessness and pushing the problem out of sight."

April 28, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Barbecue restaurant opens

The Rusty Pig held a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 7 at its new Hinesville location, 762 Veterans Parkway.

April 28, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Why some handsome men have trouble finding work

If you’re a handsome guy, you’ve probably got it made, right? After all, research shows attractive people are more likely to be healthy, intelligent and better candidates for marriage. Other studies show that beautiful people are recognized as more likeable and trustworthy than people who are not.

April 27, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


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