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Grants help students prepare for work

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue recently announced 56 high schools in the state have received Georgia work ready training grants that provide three-year access to training software, which helps students improve their work-ready certificate levels.

September 11, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Holtzman to hold seminars

Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors is sponsoring a free career seminar to familiarize current and potential real estate licensees with basic information on residential real estate.

September 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Sunset Novelties closed for now

Area couples who want to put some spice in their relationship will have to travel to Savannah for those special ingredients. Sunset Novelties, an adult products retailer, remains closed due to what its operators describe as "legal issues" with the city of Hinesville.

September 02, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Business


Area unemployment up in July

Unemployment in the Hinesville area rose to 8.5 percent in July, up three-tenths of a percent from June, the Georgia Department of Labor estimates.

August 28, 2009 | Staff report | Business


One Stop Express opens in Long County

One Stop Express had a grand opening ceremony last Saturday in Long County.

August 28, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


VIP adds three staffers

VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently added three employees to its staff.

August 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Cash for Clunkers ending Monday

The government's program to rid roadways of dirty cars while presumably boosting auto industry sales found mild success in Hinesville, but left plenty to be desired.

August 24, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Business


Liberty jobless rate stays steady

Unemployment rates in Liberty County are holding steady, despite Georgia's jobless population reaching nearly a half-million in July.

August 24, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Business


Forum focuses on regional support for post

RICHMOND HILL - Friends of Liberty and Fort Stewart recently sponsored a forum on its intention to grow into a more regional organization whose role is to sustain and enhance the private-public investments made at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Air Field.

August 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Jobless rate rises statewide in July

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported recently that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.3 percent in July, up two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 10.1 percent in June.

August 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Realtor earns GRI designation

Local realtor Jolonda T. Greene recently received the graduate realtors institute designation by the Georgia and National Associations of Realtors.

August 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


B.C. Bautista & Associates opens

B.C. Bautista & Associates, owned by Brenda Bautista, recently opened and celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted

August 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


South Georgia Bank unveils logo

Bran Thompson, president of South Georgia Bank headquartered in Glennville, announced the bank has

August 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Spine & Sports ranks on Inc. 500 list

NEW YORK - Inc. magazine recently ranked Spine & Sport of Savannah No. 357 on its 28th annual Inc. 500, a ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

August 14, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


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


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Conference promotes business-friendly city

The city of Hinesville pulled out all the stops for the inaugural Mayor's Small Business Conference, a 2½-hour event held filled with workshops, panels and networking opportunities designed to entice people to invest their business in Hinesville.

May 28, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Business


Development magazine high on Liberty

Liberty County recently was featured among "America's Top Sites for Business Prosperity and an Enjoyable Life" by Trade & Industry Development magazine.

May 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Motorcycle shop crosses 30-year mark

Everyone dreams of taking a passion or hobby and finding a way to make a living from it.

May 27, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Business


Planners don't recommend mobile home plan

Anglers Edge on Colonel's Island will remain a subdivision for site-built homes - for now.

May 27, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Business


Young people seek part-time work, more flexibility, survey shows

The last few weeks have reminded me, yet again, that I really need more hours in every day.

May 26, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Should your company hire a rock star? Yankee fans wouldn't

Research reported by Harvard Business Review reports an interesting phenomenon. When “rock star” employees — Fortune 100 CEOs, chief software developers and top “hot shots” in advertising, consulting and law — get hired away, in many cases the luster of their all-star performances lessen.

May 26, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business


How strict should parents really be?

A new poll by YouGov found when it comes to the American family, strictness is seen as a virtue, not a vice.

May 26, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Tech company opens Hinesville office

Speros, a full-service technology company based in Savannah, held a grand opening Wednesday for its new satellite office in Hinesville.

May 26, 2015 | By Kayla Rand | Business


Development authority deals with infastructure

The Liberty County Development Authority on Wednesday approved entering into a partnership with the city of Hinesville and the Liberty County Board of Commissioners to pay off an extension on MidCoast Regional Airport.

May 26, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Business


Hollywood's 'women problem' is on peak display, and there's a rather simple solution

With the release of the mega-expensive, and mega-anticipated, superhero tent-pole film “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” many critics have expressed fatigue at the manner in which Hollywood blockbusters portray their women heroes.

May 25, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


One overlooked factor in the American religious landscape — fertility rates

Arguably the most pervasive takeaway of The Pew Research Center's recent report on the religious landscape of America is that Christianity in America is on the decline, and religion itself may be falling out of fashion.

May 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


There's a new trend among America's elderly class, and it's kind of depressing

Americans seem to be falling in love with the single life.

May 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Why housing costs are out of reach for millions of Americans

When it comes to the modern American economy, location is everything. As recent studies have shown, your zip code makes a huge difference when it comes to upward mobility and career opportunities.

May 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Tipping is more than just a kind gesture, it's window into cultural attitudes about money

You can tell a lot about a person based on how he or she tips, at least according to author and researcher Kabir Sehghal.

May 22, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Is the 40-hour workweek falling out of fashion?

In 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act as part of then president Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. As a result, the 40-hour workweek (based on the eight-hour workday) became fully integrated, and legislated, as part of American corporate culture.

May 22, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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