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Fed: Economy lost momentum as shoppers tighten belts

WASHINGTON (AP) - The economy lost momentum heading into the new year as shoppers tightened their belts and manufacturers were stung by weak demand for cars and housing-related goods.

January 31, 2008 | By Jeannine Aversa AP Economics Writer | Business


Wal-Mart honors former employee

Hinesville Wal-Mart store Manager Wally Davidson and other employees gathered in the back of the store to pay tribute to a former employee with a $600 check.

January 31, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Business


Tax change may cause delays

Tax relief is in sight more than to 20 million Americans who faced a tax hike because they would have qualified for the Alternative Minimum Tax when filing their 2007 tax return.

January 31, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Locals graduate development academy

The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces the local graduates from the 2007 Region 12 Multi-Day Training Program.

January 26, 2008 | Staff report | Business


Real estate transactions for Jan. 11

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Dec.17-21. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.

January 26, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Metro Hinesville unemployment down in November

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor has reported the unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area declined to 4.2 percent in November, down seven-tenths of one percent from 4.9 percent in October.

January 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Two workshops on starting businesses

Two workshops entitled "Thinking of Starting a Business" will be offered in January.

January 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Water-saving tips for businesses

ATLANTA - Georgia's Drought Response Unified Command encourages residential and non-residential users, such as businesses, to conserve as much water as possible on a daily basis.

January 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Anniversary at coffee shop

Over Coffee is marking its first anniversary and customer appreciation Friday.

January 19, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Real estate professional earns national recognition

Elaine C. Boggs with Elaine Boggs Realty Group, LLC has been awarded the Accredited Buyer Representation designation by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council, Inc. of the National Association of Realtors).

January 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Financial resolutions for 2008

If you make a New Year's resolution, and you don't follow through on it, what are the consequences?

January 19, 2008 | By Matt Cardella Columnist | Business


Fleming Shortcut closing temporarily

Because of the expansion of Highway 196 east, the Fleming Shortcut convenience store in the Fleming community will close temporarily, but will also be expanding.

January 15, 2008 | Staff report | Business


Restaurant feeds family in need

The Rosenhof German Restaurant hosted a Christmas Eve dinner for the family whose children where affected by the abandonment of their mother.

January 15, 2008 | Staff report | Business


Stores report good holiday sales

For those wanting to get a head start on Christmas 2008, the days after Christmas have proven to be the time to get the best deals.

January 15, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Business


New home sales at 12-year low

WASHINGTON - The housing market plunged deeper into despair last month, with sales of new homes plummeting to their lowest level in more than 12 years.

January 13, 2008 | By Jeannine Aversa AP Economics Writer | Business


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Courier wins top ad awards

The Coastal Courier and Bryan County News took home top awards from this year's Georgia Press Association 2014 Advertising Conference and Awards Banquet, held April 3-4 at Lake Blackshear Resort in Cordele.

April 14, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Business


Native hired by international firm

ATLANTA - Colliers International Atlanta has named Hinesville native Rod Mullice Sr. vice president and national director of its newly formed Transit Oriented Development group.

April 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


State tax revenues up 12 percent in March

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Georgia's net tax collections for the month of March totaled $1.32 billion for an increase of nearly $144.5 million, or 12.3 percent, compared to the month-ended March 2013.

April 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Sweet smell of a Fort Stewart burn

You may have noticed the smoke in the air from time to time as tree farmers conduct prescribed burns.

April 13, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Chamber welcomes business service provider

Team Clift 5LINX held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, March 25 at the Chamber of Commerce in Hinesville.

April 12, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


State of Hinesville luncheon April 17

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, April 17, at Connection Church on Patriots Trail in Flemington.

April 12, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Career expo lets soldiers see options

Hundreds of soldiers, veterans and military spouses came to Club Stewart on Tuesday for a career expo hosted by the Noncommissioned Officers Association.

April 12, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Enmark backing Light the Night Walk

SAVANNAH - Enmark Stations Inc. once again has made a commitment to sell paper icons in all 59 of its retail stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk.

April 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Ludowici funeral home starts work on chapel

Howard Funeral Home last week held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new chapel that will stand at the corner of Oak and Third streets.

April 10, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Strawberry farms blooming again

MACON - Tens of thousands of school children visit Georgia's strawberry farms each year, learning about the berries, how they're grown and what they look like in the field.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Job fair canceled

A job fair that had been scheduled for the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville Wednesday has been canceled.

April 08, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Company earns ethics desingation

CH2M HILL has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 2014.

April 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Phone company has safe-digging hotline

April is National Safe Digging Month, and CenturyLink reminds Hinesville residents to always call 811 before beginning any digging project.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Port reports 6 percent container growth

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority has moved more than 2 million 20-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) so far this fiscal year, July-February, for an increase of 6.2 percent, or an additional 119,318 TEUs.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


McDonald's promotion for free coffee

SAVANNAH - McCafé invites coffee drinkers in the Savannah area to wake up and taste the free coffee.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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