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PSC blocks power cutoffs in heat

Atlanta - The Georgia Public Service Commission issued an order earlier this month putting in stop-gap measures to prohibit the disconnection of Georgia Power consumers during extreme hot weather.

October 04, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Phone company lays off 40

Coastal Communications is eliminating the jobs of 40 local employees because of duplication of positions at its parent company, CenturyTel Inc of Monroe, La.

October 04, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Cooling bill help available to eligible households

The Coastal GA Area Community Action Authority will assist eligible households with cooling bills. Georgia's Cooling Assistance program will start Oct. 1, 2007, for all income eligible households in the Liberty County area. Payments will be made directly to the home energy supplier.

October 02, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Owner says development ruined property

While Gary and Armenda Barnes relax on the front porch of their coastal home, they reminisce about the marsh-front view they used to have before a 10-foot fence was built around their property, boxing them off from the new Yellow Bluff development.

October 02, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Business


Real estate transfers for Sept. 14

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Sept. 3-7. 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.

September 29, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Coffee shop carving niche downtown

There is a quaint place in Hinesville where friends can meet for lunch, smoothies or a hot cup of java.

September 29, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Business


Seminar on employment law

How do honchos in Georgia companies stay on the right side of discrimination and compensation laws? By realizing that following federal regulations is just the first step in being a law-abiding corporate citizen.

September 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Hinesville getting new department store

The Liberty Square Plaza in Hinesville is getting a facelift to accommodate a new department store, which may just add a boost of fresh consumerism.

September 27, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Business


Real estate transfers Sept. 12

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Aug. 20-24. 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.

September 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Liberty resident heads development loan office

The Coastal Area District Development Authority, a regional non-profit economic development lender, announces recent employee promotions.

September 27, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


USDA has sign-up for disaster programs

Three new ad hoc disaster programs will soon be available to assist farmers and ranchers who suffered losses caused by natural disasters in recent years, announced Sara Smith, Wayne-Camden-Glynn-Long-Liberty-McIntosh County Executive Director for the USDA Farm Service Agency.

September 15, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Business looks for ways to fill deployment gap

Due in part to the military deployment, RG's Burgers and Real Fries is suffering a blowback in sales, a problem that is indicative of many local businesses.

September 15, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Business


Real estate sales fall 36% in the year

Hinesville's real estate sales have fallen 36 percent in the last year, and local Realtors expect the numbers to continue to dwindle as thousands of soldiers remain in Iraq.

September 15, 2007 | By John Deike Staff | Business


Real estate transfers for Aug. 31

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Aug. 13-17. 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.

September 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Hinesville mayor discusses city's future

During Thursday's People Through Progress Luncheon hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, outgoing Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe spoke with guests about making Hinesville "the southern living, community of choice in coastal Georgia for a day or for a lifetime."

September 14, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Business


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State revenue up in August over 2013

Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.

September 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Green spaces topic at PTP luncheon

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Liberty County Complex in Midway.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Developer magazine ranks Georgia first

Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Curves having open houses

Curves International Inc. announced last week that participating Curves, including the Hinesville location, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.

September 12, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Veterans set opening date for brewery

SAVANNAH - Former soldiers Kevin Ryan, Dan Sartin and Jeff Hyatt, have been putting the entrepreneurial skills they learned in the Army to good use, launching their own craft brewery, Service Brewing Company.

September 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Job fair on post on Sept. 16

CivilianJobs.com, a site that helps connect America's military members with civilian careers, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on Fort Stewart. The event is sponsored by the Fort Stewart Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Armstrong reports area economic growth

Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy continued to expand during the second quarter of 2014 and should experience strong growth throughout the year.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Economist: Georgia's job engine humming

A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.

August 31, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Development authority wins marketing award

The Liberty County Development Authority recently received an award of excellence for one of its marketing projects at the Southern Economic Development Council annual conference, held Aug. 3-5 in Memphis, Tennessee.

August 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Wayne County mine application pulled

JESUP - DuPont Titanium Technologies has withdrawn its application for a surface mining permit in Wayne County with the Environmental Protection Division.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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