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Regulators close two Georgia banks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators on Friday shut down two banks in Georgia and one in Arizona, bringing to 146 the number of U.S. banks that have succumbed this year under the burden of bad loans and a tepid economy.

November 15, 2010 | Associated Press | Business News


Savannah jet maker to add 1,000 jobs

SAVANNAH - Gulfstream Aerospace is expanding its operations in Georgia, adding more than 1,000 jobs and investing at least $500 million.

Company officials made the announcement on Monday in Savannah with Gov. Sonny Perdue.

November 15, 2010 | Associated Press | Business News


Pirkle opens Ludowici office

The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week celebrated the opening of attorney John Pirkle's new office in Ludowici with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

November 12, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business News


Papa Murphy opens pizza shop here

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed its newest member, Papa Murphy's Pizza, with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony. Owner Bob Hoersting and his staff opened their store at 755 W. Oglethorpe High in the Walmart Super Center Plaza.

November 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Workshop on starting a business

The University of Georgia will host a "Starting a Business" workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Small Business Resource Center, 111 E. Liberty St., Savannah.

November 10, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


LCDA hires accounting help

Coastal CPAs LLC will soon work with the Liberty County Development Authority to make sure the entity's finances are squared away and error-free before paperwork goes to the auditor's office, board members decided during last week's called meeting.

November 10, 2010 | By Seraine Page Columnist | Business News


Businesses have loan options

Potential small business owners and entrepreneurs received information on available financial resources Thursday when representatives from the Coastal Area District Development Authority spoke at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's People through Progress Luncheon.

November 05, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Business News


Judge OKs Sea Island sale

BRUNSWICK - A bankruptcy judge Thursday approved Sea Island Co.'s plan to sell its luxury resorts, golf courses and private clubs for $212.4 million to settle crushing debts that forced the Georgia company to seek protection from lenders.

November 05, 2010 | Associated Press | Business News


Do-it-yourself garage opens

The do it yourself idea is not new; it's just new to Hinesville.

November 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Tastefully Simple consultant promoted

Sharon Dunham, a Hinesville resident and independent consultant with Tastefully Simple, Inc., is now a team leader with the national direct seller of easy-to-prepare foods.

November 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Hinesville jobless rate dips to 8.3%

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported last week that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Hinesville decreased to 8.3 percent in September, down three-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.6 percent in August. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the metro area decreased to 2,695, down 139 from 2,834. The jobless rate in metro Hinesville in September 2009 was 7.8 percent.

November 05, 2010 | Staff report | Business News


Barbecue place reopens in Midway

J.C.'s Bar-B-Que in Midway will have a grand reopening from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. The restaurant is at 6596 E. Oglethorpe Highway.

October 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


International Greetings praises its move here

The Gift Wrap Company, a United Kingdom-based manufacturer of gift wrap and accessories, relocated from Massachusetts to the Midway Industrial Park in 1996. Nearly 15 years later, The Gift Wrap Company, now called International Greetings USA, is performing well in Liberty County.

October 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Glennville man is farmer of year

MOULTRIE - A pioneer in the Vidalia sweet onion industry, Robert Dasher of G&R Farms in Glennville has been named the 2010 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. The announcement was made recently during the Willie B. Withers luncheon at the 2010 Sunbelt Ag Expo farm show in Moultrie.

October 25, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Developer sets aside 5,000 acres

Plum Creek Timber Company cinched a "plum" deal Wednesday when the corporation formally set aside 5,285 acres into a conservation easement here in Liberty County.

October 22, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business News


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Shop Til You Drop at local businesses until Dec. 19

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce has launched the 2016 Shop Til You Drop, Passport to Savings promotion occurring now until Dec. 19.

December 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Paul’s Art Studio holds grand opening in downtown Hinesville

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Nov. 29 for Paul's Art Studio, located at 114 S ...

December 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Realtor marks anniversary with ribbon cutting

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting for Lindy Blanchard in celebration of her first anniversary as a realtor and joining the ...

November 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Parkers opens 60th store in Walthourville

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Oct. 24 for Parker's Store 60, at its new location ...

November 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Saturday is for local shopping

You've heard of Black Friday.

November 24, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Business News


Program aims to help families keep land

There are several resources now available to African American landowners that aren't quite sure how to manage their land or deal with heirs' property ...

November 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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