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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


Georgia Power may start 'peak hour' billing

Georgia Power customers will be able to track their power use online after "smart" meters are installed in the next few years.

January 08, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Job seekers have local resources in career center

A new year means renewed hope of finding work for unemployed residents in Liberty County, and the state's labor department is offering resources to prepare job seekers for the hunt from start to finish.

January 08, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Business


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Development authority OKs budgets

The Liberty County Development Authority balanced and approved all of its budgets last week. The budget is for fiscal-year 2016, which runs from July 1 through June 30.

July 02, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Business


Canoochee employee honored by national

Joe Sikes recently was selected as one of the 2015 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Brand Champions at the national CONNECT '15 conference held in Minneapolis.

June 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


What one of the richest men in America is doing to teach kids about money

Warren Buffett is one of the most succesful investors in history. He's currently worth over $70 billion, constantly ranking among the richest men in the world.

June 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Fed holding off on rate increases but says it could still happen this year

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced last week the economy is still not strong enough to warrant a hike for interest rates, though she is optimistic the anticipated hike could arrive as soon as September.

June 23, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Business


Americans households have the highest credit card debt since recession

American consumers are accumulating credit card debt at the same rate as before the recession, despite paying down a huge chunk of that borrowing during the first quarter of this year, according to CardHub’s 2015 Credit Card Debt Study released this week.

June 22, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Business


This is probably why you liked 'Jurassic World' so much

Last weekend, the newest installment in the Jurassic Park franchise, "Jurassic World," set the record for the highest opening weekend in history, beating out the previous champ, Marvel’s "The Avengers."

June 22, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Facebook billionaire donates $5 million to help undocumented immigrants pay for college

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg announced Wednesday that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, had donated $5 million to a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants.

June 21, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


New music store opens in Hinesville

Hinesville has a new musical instrument sales, repair and instructional store. Backline Productions Services LLC opened its doors in March but held its official grand opening May 16.

June 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Business


What students should really look for in a college education

As tuition increases, more and more economists and public figures are calling for a more pragmatic approach to what it should mean to get a college degree. The president of the Association of American Universities, Hunter Rawlings, disagrees.

June 17, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


7 ways a small business can save on its taxes

One of the advantages to owning a small business is that you have additional tax deductions that are set up with business owners in mind. It’s hard to know which tax deductions are applicable to your individual situation, which is why you should work with an experienced tax accountant to maximize your write-offs.

June 17, 2015 | Troy Martin Deseret News | Business


Discount store to start hiring

Wal-Mart will hire up to 95 people to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this fall in Hinesville.

June 17, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Is this the greatest high school graduation ever? Maybe

Ever heard of Kahuku High School in Hawaii? If not, now you'll probably never forget it.

June 16, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Everyone is still struggling to know what to make of 'trigger warnings'

After discussing his "mild racism" during his opening monologue for Saturday Night on May 16, stand-up comedian Louis C.K. ruffled some feathers by joking about knowing a "neighborhood child molester" in his youth.

June 15, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Are family-oriented work policies bad for business?

The rise of mandatory paid leave for both men and women who have children has been meteoric, according to The New Republic's Lauren Sandler.

June 15, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Is your potential employee confident or arrogant?

There's a fine line between confidence and arrogance, and unfortunately in business, it can be the make-or-break quality of a successful leader. Arrogant leaders are prone to being disagreeable and aggressive; they tend to push down their employees, drain away motivation and loyalty and paralyze productivity. Erika Napoletano, in a recent Entrepreneur.com article, calls arrogance “the idiot cousin of the confident businessperson.” Motivational sales trainer Patrick Henry Hansen, who has advised my company on a number of issues over the years, puts it this way: Confidence is always attractive, and arrogance is always repulsive.

June 14, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business


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