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Local named GSU PR student of year

Hinesville native Katrina M. Sage, 24, recently was named Georgia Southern University's 2009-10 public relations student of the year and designer of the year.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

BBQ place opens in west Hinesville

Clarke's Homestyle BBQ Jamaican and American Cuisine opened its new location Aug. 3 at 1008 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville. The restaurant, along with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, had a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new eatery, which is next door to Harris Ace Hardware, offers a full menu, drinks and meeting spaces.

August 20, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

VIP welcomes back employee

After an eight-month recovery, Barbara Meador of VIP Office Furniture and Supply returned to work full-time this week. Meador fell down a flight of stairs Dec. 17, and had been recuperating.

August 20, 2010 | Staff Report | Business News

Governor says jobs, investment increases

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced this week that both jobs and corporate investment increased in Georgia during the state's fiscal year 2010 as a result of the marketing activities of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Companies invested $3.75 billion in communities around the state, a 46.7 percent increase from 2009, and created 19,462 jobs, an increase of 14.7 percent.

August 20, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Builders making trip to bridge culture gap

KC Brothers Construction owners James Rim and Wu Ni want to help build a bridge between Coastal Georgia and China. The Asian American builders are the only private citizens among the city of Hinesville's eight official delegates traveling to the Jiangxi province of south central China next month.

August 18, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business News

Statesboro plant to create 400 jobs

STATESBORO - Great Dane Trailers will bring 400 jobs to Statesboro.

A new manufacturing facility set to be built will bring the jobs over the next four years. Gov. Sonny Perdue says it's a $33.5 million investment.

August 17, 2010 | Associated Press | Business News

Courier building wins Win-dex Award

August 16, 2010 | Staff report | Business News

Heritage Bank hires new CFO

James M. Floyd Jr., president and CEO of Liberty Shares, Inc. and The Heritage Bank, announced recently that Philip F. Resch has accepted the positions of chief financial officer for both companies. He took over the posts in July.

August 13, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Free workshop on business finances

SAVANNAH - Given today's tough economy, more people are considering the benefits and rewards of small business ownership. While creating a solid business plan is a great start, would-be business owners often lack financial backing and the knowledge to identify and secure financing from other sources. To that end, Savannah Technical College is hosting a free "Open for Business" technical workshop at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18.

August 13, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Sea Island Co. files for bankruptcy

SAVANNAH - Sea Island Company has filed for federal bankruptcy protection with a plan to sell its luxury resorts that have been secluded getaways on the Georgia coast for wealthy travelers and American presidents since 1928.

The family-owned company filed a Chapter 11 plan in federal court Tuesday, saying it's unable to repay more than $600 million owed to to lenders including Synovus Bank, Bank of America and Bank of Scotland after the economic meltdown took a toll on Sea Island's resort and real-estate businesses.

August 12, 2010 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business News

Goody's foot traffic steady since opening

Since the return of Goody's to Hinesville and its July 22 grand opening, the family clothing and accessories store continues to experience steady traffic. "It's been very heavy," assistant manager Lee Deen said. "We've had a little bit everywhere."

August 09, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Columnist | Business News

Flight instructor shares love of flying

Denis Boissonneault from the Coastal Empire Flight Training school shared his love of aviation with Hinesville's Rotary Club Tuesday during the club's weekly meeting at the Western Sizzlin'.

August 06, 2010 | By Amy Johstono Courier intern | Business News

Ports handle record number of containers

SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced Monday that the GPA handled more than 2.63 million twenty-foot equivalent unit containers, added new services and maintained its position as the fourth-highest-volume container port in fiscal year 2010.

August 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Savannah Tech hosts marketing seminar

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College's marketing and hospitality programs will host a free seminar on working in the international market from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Aug. 24. The seminar will be in the Eckburg Auditorium at the Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road.

August 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Bryan County News gets new editor

The Bryan County News is pleased to formally announce the appointment of Lori Wynn as its new editor.

August 02, 2010 | Staff report | Business News

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Boutique celebrates grand re-opening

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March 13, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Hair boutique opens in Hinesville

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As the weather warms up, gardeners spring into action - just as our phones and email at the Extension Office begin to buzz with activity.

March 12, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News

Mayor to give State of City at luncheon in April

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March 12, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

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March 09, 2018 | Staff Report | Business News

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The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and CVB will sponsor an employer-centric workshop about today's multi-generational workforce from 3:30-5:30 p.m. March ...

March 08, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Coastal Cooling earns Platinum award

Last week Coastal Cooling LLC, a local heating and air conditioning company, was given a Platinum Dealer Award from Southern Pipe and Supply/Rheem for ...

March 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

NAACP meeting boosts entrepreneurship

Liberty County NAACP members, government leaders, professional advisors and expert presenters came together during the NAACP Community Meeting on Feb. 24. The event was held ...

March 05, 2018 | By Krystal Hart Correspondent | Business News

Minority chamber presents SWAG award

Terri Denison was the guest speaker at the Liberty County Minority Chamber's February mixer recently, where she was presented the Smart Women Achieving Greatness ...

March 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Trees and grass just don't make good neighbors

Lately I have been getting many calls from homeowners asking about lawn care. The two most common questions I have been asked are "Why do ...

February 26, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News

Small Business Week is March 19-23

Liberty County and Hinesville will celebrate Georgia Small Business Week March 19-23 by featuring local businesses in various events and promotions sponsored by the Liberty ...

February 26, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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