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Ground broken on Long County development

On Aug. 4, builders, developers, realtors and others who were involved with the creation of The Garrison Place attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the housing development.

August 12, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Georgia Power employees give to help kids learn

Citizens of Georgia Power delivered a truck full of book bags stuffed with school supplies to the Liberty County Board of Education this week.

August 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Chamber leader earns statewide certification

The Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives has announced that Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kenny Smiley has met the criteria to be named a Georgia certified chamber Eeecutive.

August 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Public using clunker law

Liberty County residents joined hundreds of thousands of other car buyers recently, flocking to vehicle lots to take advantage of the government-sponsored Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) or "cash for clunkers."

August 03, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Business


Chamber hires director of member services

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is expanding its membership and staff. The chamber recently hired Genese L. Baker, a Liberty County native, as director of membership and programs.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Local teachers turn hobby into business

Local teachers Jason and Dakhine Lee have always enjoyed reading, and now they have channeled their passion for books and comics into Jungle Jake's, a new business in downtown Hinesville.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


VIP hires local as designer

VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently hired Markie Floyd in the furniture sales division.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Ports report increasing activity

SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority's Chairman of the Board Steve Green announced Thursday the GPA handled more than 2.4 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent unit containers), added additional services and maintained its position as America's fourth-highest volume container port in fiscal year 2009.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Long business celebrates cowboys

The County Line Barn in Long County hosted the fifth Annual Day of the American Cowboy Saturday.

July 31, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Tax free shopping starts Thursday

The state's tax-free weekend in preparation for the a new school year starts tomorrow, but some local shoppers and businesses differed on whether the savings outweigh the costs of waiting.

July 29, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Business


Postal Services adds automated kioski here

DULUTH - As part of an ongoing effort to provide quick, easy and convenient access, the United States Postal Service has installed an automated postal center self-service kiosk at the Hinesville Post Office, 744 W. Oglethorpe Hwy.

July 27, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Hinesville jobless rate hits 8.3 percent

The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area rose to 8.3 percent in June, up one percentage point from a revised 7.3 percent in May.

July 24, 2009 | Staff report | Business


Development authority fetes local companies

At the recent unveiling of the Liberty County Development Authority logo, the authority recognized Interstate Paper

July 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Standard named CenturyLunk GM

BEAUFORT-GREENWOOD, S.C. - CenturyTel has named Durand Standard general manager for South Carolina and Georgia.

July 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Local business owners on magazine cover

The owners of Southeast Auto Service were recently featured on the cover and in the feature article for SelfEmployed magazine.

July 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Articles by Section - Business


Political polarization is a driving force in income inequality

Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality.

March 31, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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


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