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Two hair care shops sanctioned

Note: Hinesville people/business listed under voluntary cease and desist orders and unpaid fines.

January 05, 2008 | Staff report | Business


Courier seeks to honor volunteers

Do you know a Liberty County volunteer who deserves recognition for his or her efforts?

January 03, 2008 | Staff report | Business


Housing slump raises fear of recession

WASHINGTON -- Housing construction fell in November and single-family activity dropped to the lowest level in more than 16 years as a severe housing slump showed no signs of a turnaround.

January 02, 2008 | By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer | Business


Gaskin recognized for customer service

Charles M. Gaskin Jr., a registered representative with Woodbury Financial Services in Midway has earned one of PLANCO's highest honors - membership in The Monarch Society for The Hartford Mutual Funds.

December 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Ludowici gets take-out pizza

Ronnie's Pizza opened Dec. 7 n the Ludowici Plaza and, according to owner John Arnold Sr., the pizza will be worth picking up.

December 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Georgians donate $1.1 million using income tax

ATLANTA - Georgia taxpayers contributed more than $1.1 million using the donations to special funds provision on their 2006 personal income tax return during fiscal year 2007.

December 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


IRS announces mileage rate for 2008

The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2008 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

December 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Disaster preparedness guide for small businesses

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Small Business Administration and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company have teamed up to launch a disaster planning guide for small business owners. SBA Deputy Administrator Jovita Carranza and Nationwide's Associate Vice President for Safety Bill Windsor made the announcement recently during an event at the National Press Club.

December 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Pioneer Services treats military families

For more than 10 years, Pioneer Services has given back to military families by handing out commissary gift certificates to those in need. Pioneer Services continues the tradition this year by giving nearly $20,000 in certificates. Dubbed the "Seasoned Greetings" program, the certificates will again help military families with food purchases during the holidays.

December 27, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Business builds seasonal, rural tradition

While searching for the perfect Christmas tree, people can still spot one of the first trees Paschal Brewer planted 35 years ago on the Brewer's Christmas Tree Farm in Midway.

December 25, 2007 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Business


Price changes in Medicare Part D

ATLANTA - Pricing for Medicare Part D Drug Plan Options is going up along with most other things in 2008, so it's time to have a conversation with your parents, grandparents, relatives or neighbors about their prescription drug plan.

December 25, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Program helps poor pay utility bills

United Way of the Coastal Empire's 2-1-1 is now taking applications for Atlanta Gas Light Company's Home and Heart Warming Program.

December 25, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Workshop on employment issues

Business owners and managers are encouraged to sign up for a Savannah seminar that will address some of the most crucial litigation issues that employers face.

December 22, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Local firm gets product approved

BioAgra of Hinesville has announced its proprietary all-natural feed supplement, AGRASTIM® has been listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute as approved for use in organic production.

December 22, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Portable sign for Tradeport

The Liberty County Development Authority has employed consultants, scrutinized numerous drawings and gone to considerable trouble to design an attractive entrance for its Tradeport East Business Center. What you see here is not on any of those drawings.

December 22, 2007 | Staff report | Business


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Twitter uses venture capital to compete with Google's Android

Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.

March 27, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


How the Federal Reserve reconciles low unemployment and stagnant wages

When the Federal Reserve was established in 1913, over 30,000 different currencies were in some type of use throughout the United States. The lack of a uniform currency contributed to systemic weaknesses in the monetary system, including bank runs, unstable interest rates and prices, and an overall lack of confidence in banking institutions. Thanks to its capacity to mitigate each of the aforementioned issues, along with many others, the Federal Reserve has played a key role in stabilizing the United States economy.

March 26, 2015 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Business


Head of area movie studio 'happy' with progress

The head of the massive movie studio complex to be built in Effingham County told members of the Effingham Industrial Development Authority that progress continues to be made on the project.

March 25, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue Correspondent | Business


Courier newsroom gets new leadership

Jason Wermers has been the named new managing editor for the Coastal Courier and CoastalCourier.com.

March 25, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


The middle class has had a rough couple of years

According to a new study released by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the percentage of homes that can claim a “middle-class” income has shrunk significantly since the year 2000.

March 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


'Soft skills' are important at work, and in life

It's interesting living with a high school junior.

March 23, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Property transfers for March 6-18

Deeds filed with the Liberty County Clerk of Courts from March 6-18, show the following property transfers:

March 23, 2015 | By Staff Report | Business


Why you should begin planning for retirement in your 30s

The merits of saving for retirement were instilled in Neeraj Joshi by his parents early.

March 22, 2015 | Chuck Green Deseret News | Business


In business and elsewhere, somebody's always watching you

Growing up in the 1980s, I remember liking Rockwell’s "Somebody’s Watching" Me. As far as I know, he was a one-hit wonder, but I find I still like that song. I even have it on my iTunes. At the time it was different and kind of funny.

March 20, 2015 | Jeremy Kartchner Deseret News | Business


Port gets its largest-ever ship

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority welcomed the largest ship ever to call on the Port of Savannah on Wednesday when the ZIM Tianjin docked at Garden City Terminal.

March 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Billions of dollars spent in March Madness

March Madness is upon us again, and most people talking about it are focused on their brackets.

March 19, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Take advantage of today's 'golden age' of investing on the cheap

An old conundrum holds that you can’t get a job without experience, but you can’t get experience without a job.

March 18, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Is it time to consider 'work-life integration' instead of balance?

As I was preparing to leave work one day last week, I ran into a colleague who did a double-take when he saw me.

March 18, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


How to deal with religious discrimination as an employer

Employers can find it difficult to talk about religious accommodations in a job interview without crossing the line into discrimination.

March 17, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Men left out of the work-life balance conversation

Often the discussion around work-life balances focuses on the subject of women and child care, but what about the work needs of men?

March 17, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


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