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Holiday bazaar in Midway Nov. 28

Midway will have a holiday bazaar from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Midway Civic Center, 9397 E. Oglethorpe Highway. Merchants will showcase products and offer deals during the indoor shopping event. The family event is free to the public.

November 13, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Money offered to plant trees around post

Private lands surrounding Fort Stewart may soon be planted with longleaf pine seedlings, a native species that also will be reintroduced in other locations across the Georgia coast. The $200,000 project is being funded by federal stimulus money.

November 09, 2009 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business


Heating help available to needy

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Human Services is helping Georgians struggling to keep up with the cost of heating their homes.

November 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Manufacturer gets OK

At its Tuesday meeting, the Liberty County Commission approved a motion to begin the clearing and grading stage for a three-building, 206,787-square-foot manufacturing facility in the Tradeport East Business Park across from the Target Distribution Center.

November 06, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Business


Real estate agents further careers

Local Re/Max Accent realtor Terry Sherell Fortson recently earned a graduate realtor institute designation from the Georgia and National Associations of Realtors.

November 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Downtown businesses set holiday open house

Downtown Hinesville will kick off the shopping season this Friday and Saturday when shops showcase their holiday merchandise during an open house. Stores will stay open until 7 p.m. Friday and will operate under normal business hours Saturday.

November 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Arnold not seeking LCDA reappointment

Liberty County Development Authority member Jeff Arnold recently announced he will not ask to be reappointed to the panel. His four-year term ends in two months.

November 04, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Business


Lack of training, chances hinder jobless

Dwanna Boyd admits that she hasn't always made the best choices.

November 02, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Business


Tree farm, wreath maker score at fair

When she's not stringing together quotes and facts for newspaper stories, Jesup Press-Sentinel reporter Raye Nakles spends her free time weaving boughs of holly and fresh evergreen for her award-winning Christmas wreaths. For the past 16 years, she has spent her free weekends at Brewer's Christmas Tree Farm in Midway, making wreaths and selling her homemade jams and jellies.

October 30, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Local real estate professionals attend convention

George W. Holtzman, broker/owner of Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors in Hinesville, and sales manager Brian Maike attended the ninth annual Coldwell Banker Global Management Summit on Oct. 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency Century City in Los Angeles.

October 30, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Area pharmacies get Medicare accreditation

RICHMOND HILL - Richmond Hill Pharmacy, Medical Center Pharmacy and Whitman Pharmacy have received Medicare accreditation status by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care for their home/durable medical equipment services and medical supply provider services.

October 30, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Long Chamber has new president

The Long County Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new president at its Sept. 20 meeting.

October 26, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Ida Mae and Joe's closes

MIDWAY - It's not clear what forced a popular eatery in Liberty County to close its doors, but one thing is for certain: Ida Mae and Joe's Restaurant will be missed.

October 23, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Business


Area holding own in jobs; not improving

Hinesville and all of Coastal Georgia's unemployment numbers continue to be stronger than those statewide and across the country, but still did not show any improvements in September.

October 23, 2009 | Staff report | Business


Phone company markets self as CenturyLink

CenturyTel and EMBARQ are officially launching the new CenturyLink brand this week throughout the company's 33-state service area.

October 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Barbaro hired by Chamber

Amber Barbaro has joined the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce as its membership coordinator.

March 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Metro area’s jobless rate drops

Metropolitan Hinesville's unemployment rate for February was 6.8 percent, down 0.2 percentage point from

March 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Twitter uses venture capital to compete with Google's Android

Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.

March 27, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


How the Federal Reserve reconciles low unemployment and stagnant wages

When the Federal Reserve was established in 1913, over 30,000 different currencies were in some type of use throughout the United States. The lack of a uniform currency contributed to systemic weaknesses in the monetary system, including bank runs, unstable interest rates and prices, and an overall lack of confidence in banking institutions. Thanks to its capacity to mitigate each of the aforementioned issues, along with many others, the Federal Reserve has played a key role in stabilizing the United States economy.

March 26, 2015 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Business


Head of area movie studio 'happy' with progress

The head of the massive movie studio complex to be built in Effingham County told members of the Effingham Industrial Development Authority that progress continues to be made on the project.

March 25, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue Correspondent | Business


Courier newsroom gets new leadership

Jason Wermers has been the named new managing editor for the Coastal Courier and CoastalCourier.com.

March 25, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


The middle class has had a rough couple of years

According to a new study released by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the percentage of homes that can claim a “middle-class” income has shrunk significantly since the year 2000.

March 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


'Soft skills' are important at work, and in life

It's interesting living with a high school junior.

March 23, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Property transfers for March 6-18

Deeds filed with the Liberty County Clerk of Courts from March 6-18, show the following property transfers:

March 23, 2015 | By Staff Report | Business


Why you should begin planning for retirement in your 30s

The merits of saving for retirement were instilled in Neeraj Joshi by his parents early.

March 22, 2015 | Chuck Green Deseret News | Business


In business and elsewhere, somebody's always watching you

Growing up in the 1980s, I remember liking Rockwell’s "Somebody’s Watching" Me. As far as I know, he was a one-hit wonder, but I find I still like that song. I even have it on my iTunes. At the time it was different and kind of funny.

March 20, 2015 | Jeremy Kartchner Deseret News | Business


Port gets its largest-ever ship

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority welcomed the largest ship ever to call on the Port of Savannah on Wednesday when the ZIM Tianjin docked at Garden City Terminal.

March 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Billions of dollars spent in March Madness

March Madness is upon us again, and most people talking about it are focused on their brackets.

March 19, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Take advantage of today's 'golden age' of investing on the cheap

An old conundrum holds that you can’t get a job without experience, but you can’t get experience without a job.

March 18, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Is it time to consider 'work-life integration' instead of balance?

As I was preparing to leave work one day last week, I ran into a colleague who did a double-take when he saw me.

March 18, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


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