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County nears Work Ready Status

Liberty County is closer than ever to achieving Georgia Work Ready certification, thanks to ongoing efforts by the Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Savannah Technical College and local participants.

July 09, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall | Business News

Port authority sees 25% container growth

SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced recently that the GPA experienced 25.3 percent container growth in May and has recorded six consecutive months of double-digit growth.

July 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Liberty, Long in forestry initiative

James E. Tillman, Sr., State Conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia today announced that 19 more south Georgia counties are in the high priority category for funding for the Southeast Forestry Initiative (SFI). The goal of the SFI is to develop, enhance or restore pine savannah habitat by the management and restoration of longleaf pine on private lands. The application period for this Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program initiative ends July 9, 2010.

July 07, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Long County Chamber has annual meeting

The Long County Chamber of Commerce had its 2010-11 installation banquet Tuesday at the Ludowici Church of God. The organization installed new officers and recognized the county's business of the year.

July 05, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business News

Midway native passes bar exam

Alicia LaVon Mullice, a 2010 graduate of Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, completed the requirements for her degree in December 2009. She passed the February 2010 Georgia Bar examination and recently was sworn in to practice law in the state of Georgia by Liberty County Superior Court Chief Judge David Cavender. About 25 family members and friends attended the June 7 ceremony in the superior courtroom.

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

Hinesville attorney honored by Ga. Bar's Young Lawyers Division

Hinesville attorney Carl Varnedoe received two statewide awards June 18 on Amelia Island, Fla., during the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia's annual meeting.

July 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Coastal Bank not participating in Reg-E, eliminates overdraft fee

SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank, a community bank headquartered in Savannah, recently announced it has eliminated overdraft fees for non-recurring electronic transactions on all consumer accounts.

July 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Leadership class tours Fort Stewart

The 2009-10 Leadership Liberty class recently had its last session on Fort Stewart where participants learned about the installation, ate lunch with 3rd ID soldiers and toured the museum, Warriors Walk and the motor pool. The class was greeted by Brig. Gen. Jeffrey E. Phillips, DutyCommanding General-Rear and Senior Commander of 3rd Infantry Division.

July 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Jones Medical opens new store

Jones Medical Equipment recently opened its new location at 481 E.G. Miles Parkway, suite B. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon ceremony June 1. The new medical equipment store is next door to Hinesville Pharmacy and across from Liberty Regional Medical Center.

July 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Fututre of bank with RH branch uncertain

Officials with Savannah Bank and Bryan Bank and Trust say they don't yet know if the former First National Bank in Richmond Hill will be closing in the coming months – but it is a possibility.

June 30, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Special to the Courier | Business News

Blue Heron receives grant for work on Courier building

Blue Heron Main Street Properties was awarded a grant of $2,500 on Tuesday for façade renovations to the Coastal Courier building as part of the Hinesville Downtown Façade Grant Rehabilitation Program.

June 30, 2010 | By Amy Johstono | Business News

Time running out for USDA rural home loans

Time is running out for Georgia families who want to take advantage of more than $21 million in recovery act and regular funding to become homeowners in rural Georgia.

June 28, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Local stores stay the course

The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and Liberty County Chamber of Commerce continue to revitalize the Hinesville's downtown shopping district through the Shop Local Initiative, and the effort is paying off.

June 28, 2010 | By Amy Johstono | Business News

Would-be business owners get boost

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will have a workshop, "Starting a Business," at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 15.

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

Hinesville jobless rate hit 8.2 percent in May

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Hinesville rose to 8.2 percent in May, up three-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 7.9 percent in April. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the metro area increased to 2,679, up 83 from 2,596 in April.

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

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Pine beetles threatening trees again

Many landowners in southeastern Georgia have seen their pine trees die this summer. Even if you were fortunate enough that the pines on your own ...

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

Western-themed bar and grill opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting and grand opening for Boots Sports Bar and Grill on Sept. 30 at the restaurant ...

October 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Business recovery loans offered

Small Business Assistance Corporation has federal funds available to assist small businesses in Coastal Georgia, including Liberty and Long counties.

October 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News

County, city list licensed contractors

Because of the prevalence of scam artists who moved into an area after a disaster to offer services and then don't perform any of ...

October 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Storm hits Sunday's Coastal Courier

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October 07, 2016 | Staff Report | Business News

Luncheon will showcase two locally produced movies

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's next Progress Through People Luncheon will focus on two short movies that were shot in Liberty County.

October 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Best of Liberty 2016 honors voters picks

If you are called the best in town, you must be doing something right.

October 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Business News


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