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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


Business trying koi farming

Down a winding dirt road near the Liberty/Long County line, on 10 acres of wooded land, sits a large pond containing fish rarely seen in the Southeast.

October 21, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Business


Census jobs available in Ludowici, Allenhurst

The U.S. Census Bureau is looking for people from Long County and Allenhurst to fill jobs when the 2010 national count is conducted.

October 19, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


State jobless rate hangs at 10.1 percent

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported this week that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged at 10.1 percent from August to September. Previously, the August rate had been reported at 10.2 percent, but was revised downward slightly.

October 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Quality Inn staffer gets APEX award

Barbara Walthour of the Quality Inn at Fort Stewart in Hinesville has received a front desk service excellence award from Choice Hotels International, which recognizes properties and individuals that have demonstrated a commitment to excellence.

October 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Concerted Services seeks award nominations

Concerted Services is accepting nominations for the Winton Bell/Jeofry J. Jones Humanitarian Award and the D.C. Anderson/Rufus Futch Volunteer of the Year Award.

October 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


DoD has money to help military own homes

The Department of Defense recently announced details for the temporary expansion of the Homeowners Assistance Program. Using $555 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, this program is designed to partially reimburse eligible military personnel, surviving spouses and federal civilian employees whose service to the nation has required them to relocate and sell their primary residence at a loss.

October 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Business owner advises Rotary members

Kevin Thomas' message to the Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday

October 12, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Business


New medical office focuses on foot, ankles

Atlantic Foot and Ankle Specialists has opened its newest and fifth practice in Hinesville.

October 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Georgia-Pacific earns forest award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Georgia-Pacific has been recognized for its efforts in increasing understanding of the sustainable forestry initiative fiber sourcing program and how it supports family forest owners across North America.

October 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


New option available to home buyers

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs recently announced a new down payment assistance option to its Georgia Dream Homeownership Program. The Georgia Dream "Plus" option offers down payment and closing cost assistance for first-time home buyers with incomes up to 100 percent of their area median incomes.

October 05, 2009 | Staff report | Business


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The other gender gap less people are talking about

There's another gender gap in America that a lot less people are talking about. Researchers call it "the charity gap."

April 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


What it takes to be middle class in each state

"Will Hillary Clinton fight hard enough for the middle class?" economist and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich asked earlier this month in the Christian Science Monitor. Reich served under former President Bill Clinton.

April 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Google jumps into car business, came close to buying Tesla

Google, which runs the world’s most popular search engine and email service, is also in the car business.

April 23, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


What really makes something 'cool'

In 2001, journalist and researcher Douglas Rushkoff decided to dive deep into the heart of how marketers target teens. The result was a Frontline PBS special titled “The Merchants of Cool.”

April 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Google jumps into car business, came close to buying Tesla

Google, which runs the world’s most popular search engine and email service, is also in the car business.

April 23, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


How much money should you be saving from each paycheck? More than you think

Saving money might be harder than you think.

April 22, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


How millennials can put an end to their job hunt

Brian Dab and Amanda Rivera are only two years apart in their respective college graduations.

April 22, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Work-life balance lesson learned from son's comment

It was another hectic Saturday morning.

April 22, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Etsy: Will going corporate change its DIY ethos?

Etsy, an online craft marketplace that brings together buyers and sellers of handmade clothes, art, crafts and other one-of-a-kind products, has some loyal entrepreneurs on edge as the website tries to find its place on Wall Street following a public stock offering.

April 22, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Google changes mobile search criteria

"Mobilegeddon," as many are calling it, happened Tuesday, courtesy of Google, the predominant web search engine.

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Winning the middle class financial battle

Abbey Finch was raised in an upper middle class home, attended expensive private schools and, as she put it, “Basically wanted for nothing and got every opportunity handed to us.”

April 21, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


How part-time work could affect your next parent-teacher conference

Roughly 17 percent of workers have “unstable” work schedules that can drastically change from week to week, according to a report by the Economic Policy Institute released this month, a trend that is hurting families and contributing to the cycle of poverty.

April 20, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Downtown merchants want more shoppers

The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority is looking at ways to attract more shoppers downtown.

April 20, 2015 | By Tiffany King Staff writer | Business


Happiness research inspired one business owner to implement a minimum salary

Seattle business owner Dan Price has a unique understanding of the minimum wage. Instead of basing it on market forces or existing budgets, he ties his own company's base salary to happiness research, which is why all 120 of his employees will soon earn at least $70,000 per year.

April 19, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Business


Only half of Americans invest in stocks, and here are some reasons why

A recently published BankRate.com survey discovered roughly half of all working Americans and 75 percent of millennials do not own any stock or 401(k) plans.

April 18, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


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