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Businesses fear new immigration law

ATLANTA - Some Georgia business owners and farmers say they could have a harder time finding workers because of a bill passed by lawmakers to crack down on illegal immigration - among the toughest in the nation.

April 22, 2011 | By Kate Brumback Associated Press writer | Business News

Do kids a favor, teach them about interest

One of the most valuable financial lessons you can share with your kids before they leave the nest is to explain what interest rates are and how they work. The important financial transactions they'll conduct as adults likely will be affected in some way by interest rates, whether as a lender or a borrower.

April 20, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News

County outperforms region in income, job growth

From 2001-2010, Liberty County saw the largest percentage of average annual per capita income growth and was second only to Chatham County in job creation in the 10-county coastal region, according to Georgia Trend's April 2011 issue.

April 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

State revenue up 10 percent in March

Georgia saw healthy boosts in revenue for the month of March and for the fiscal quarter, Gov. Nathan Deal reported last week.

April 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Mortgage has big impact on financial goals

If you're purchasing a new home or refinancing your existing one, you've got some mortgage-related decisions to consider. And since your mortgage may well be the biggest financial transaction you ever make - and one that can affect your long-term financial goals, such as retirement - you'll want to weigh your options carefully.

April 15, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News

Coastal Home Care opens branch here

Coastal Home Care recently celebrated the grand opening of its fourth practice with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new location at 531 S. Main St. in Hinesville.

April 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Sears honors management of local store

Sears Hometown Stores named its Hinesville location a 2011 premier dealer. The annual award recognizes Sears Hometown Stores across the country that consistently offer the greatest customer service, outstanding store performance and standards, as well as exceptional demonstrations of local community involvement. In January, the Hinesville store was one of 190 locations throughout the country to receive the national recognition at the annual Hometown Celebration in Orlando, Fla.

April 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Drivers cut back as gas prices rise

Soaring gas prices are starting to take a toll on American drivers.

April 14, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News

Avoid hidden tax triggers in retirement

Tax season is upon us – but before you break out that box of old receipts in search of every last deduction, think about whether you're taking advantage of all the tax benefits associated with saving for retirement.

April 14, 2011 | By Jill Perlin Columnist | Business News

Dublin church to pray for lower gas prices

DUBLIN - Members of a central Georgia church plan to gather at gas pumps to pray for lower prices.

April 12, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News

Jobless rate dips to 8.8 percent in Feb.

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said last week that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area declined to 8.8 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.0 percent in January.

April 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Bank to recycle electronics for free

The Coastal Bank, a locally owned and operated community bank headquartered in Savannah, will accept electronic items for recycling, free of charge, at all area branches and at the bank's operations center in Pooler from April 18-22 in honor of Earth Week. The electronics-recycling program is offered in partnership with Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire Inc.

April 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

McDonalds to be hiring more in area

McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire additional talent for crew and restaurant-management positions at their Hinesville-area restaurants April 19.

April 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Tax preparation office franchise recognized

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Liberty Tax Service, which has a Hinesville branch, recently was recognized for its franchise opportunities when the company was ranked on three business lists: Entrepreneur magazine's "Franchise 500" list; Black Enterprise's"40 Best Franchises for African Americans" list; and Poder's "Top 25 Franchise Opportunities for Hispanics" list.

April 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Stress busters for 'sandwich generation'

You may be too busy to realize it, but April is Stress Awareness Month.

April 08, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News

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Pine beetles threatening trees again

Many landowners in southeastern Georgia have seen their pine trees die this summer. Even if you were fortunate enough that the pines on your own ...

October 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Western-themed bar and grill opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting and grand opening for Boots Sports Bar and Grill on Sept. 30 at the restaurant ...

October 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Business recovery loans offered

Small Business Assistance Corporation has federal funds available to assist small businesses in Coastal Georgia, including Liberty and Long counties.

October 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News

County, city list licensed contractors

Because of the prevalence of scam artists who moved into an area after a disaster to offer services and then don't perform any of ...

October 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Storm hits Sunday's Coastal Courier

Dear loyal readers,

October 07, 2016 | Staff Report | Business News

Luncheon will showcase two locally produced movies

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's next Progress Through People Luncheon will focus on two short movies that were shot in Liberty County.

October 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Best of Liberty 2016 honors voters picks

If you are called the best in town, you must be doing something right.

October 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Business News


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