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Tree farm, wreath maker score at fair

When she's not stringing together quotes and facts for newspaper stories, Jesup Press-Sentinel reporter Raye Nakles spends her free time weaving boughs of holly and fresh evergreen for her award-winning Christmas wreaths. For the past 16 years, she has spent her free weekends at Brewer's Christmas Tree Farm in Midway, making wreaths and selling her homemade jams and jellies.

October 30, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Local real estate professionals attend convention

George W. Holtzman, broker/owner of Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors in Hinesville, and sales manager Brian Maike attended the ninth annual Coldwell Banker Global Management Summit on Oct. 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency Century City in Los Angeles.

October 30, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


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


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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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