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New SBA E-applications to help business

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Small Business Administration is making it easier for small businesses to obtain surety bonds by offering a new, fast and easy online electronic application process on the agency's popular Web site.

October 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Business helping Gabriel's House

October 25, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Housing development gets international recognition

A local firm, the Yellow Bluff Co., LLC, came away with top honors at the prestigious CNBC International Property Awards hosted in London recently: Best Development - five stars (the top award), Best Marina Development, four stars, and Best Property Marketing, four stars.

October 23, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


New seafood restaurant coming

Vann's, a new seafood and steak restaurant, is expected to open at 135 W. Hendry Street in Hinesville in the near future. The owner is Van Wheeler.

October 20, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Lumber prices low, weak dollar attracts investments

Lumber markets in coastal South Carolina and coastal Georgia will continue to suffer until the residential construction industry begins to recover toward the end of 2008, a forest products industry expert said Oct. 1.

October 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Ribbon cutting for medical coding school

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for JTPL's Medical Coding and Billing Center in Hinesville. The business is owned by Deborah Sales.

October 20, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Insurance assistance offered

Residents with insurance problems or questions can receive assistance directly from Commissioner of Insurance John Oxendine's office by contacting his insurance investigator.

October 19, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Thanks for Tradeport help

October 18, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Area job market called one of best in U.S.

The Hinesville/Fort Stewart community has zoomed from 20th to fourth place in the Milken Institute's ranking of best performing small cities.

October 18, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Business


Tax extension deadline nearing

The Oct. 15 extension deadline for filing a 2006 tax return is just around the corner.

October 16, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Insurance agent's license revoked

Insurance Commissioner John W. Oxendine has announced he has revoked the licenses of three agents for violating the Military Sales regulations the Commissioner recently enacted to protect soldiers from unscrupulous solicitation.

October 16, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Chili's assists St. Jude's

To aid the St. Jude's Children's Hospital Charity, Chili's restaurants across the country donated all the money generated from food sales this past Monday. Several patrons packed the Hinesville Chili's to show their support, and thousands of dollars was donated from the night of bustling business.

October 16, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Real estate transfers for Sept. 30

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Sept. 10-14. 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.

October 16, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Huddle House owners give back to workers

Randy and Debbie Wilson aren't your average restaurant owners. But then again, their Huddle House restaurants in Jesup and Ludowici aren't your average eateries.

October 13, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


SBA seeks nominations for 2008 honors

The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking nominations for the 2008 Georgia Small Business Person of the Year and its Small Business Champion awards.

October 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Social media causes fallout in workplace, leads to potential dismissal

Instagram selfies, Twitter hashtag-campaigns and funny Vines are normal parts of life on the Internet. So, don't be surprised if you find your boss monitoring your social media activity — and taking you to task for something deemed inappropriate.

April 25, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


The other gender gap less people are talking about

There's another gender gap in America that a lot less people are talking about. Researchers call it "the charity gap."

April 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


What it takes to be middle class in each state

"Will Hillary Clinton fight hard enough for the middle class?" economist and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich asked earlier this month in the Christian Science Monitor. Reich served under former President Bill Clinton.

April 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Google jumps into car business, came close to buying Tesla

Google, which runs the world’s most popular search engine and email service, is also in the car business.

April 23, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


What really makes something 'cool'

In 2001, journalist and researcher Douglas Rushkoff decided to dive deep into the heart of how marketers target teens. The result was a Frontline PBS special titled “The Merchants of Cool.”

April 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Google jumps into car business, came close to buying Tesla

Google, which runs the world’s most popular search engine and email service, is also in the car business.

April 23, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


How much money should you be saving from each paycheck? More than you think

Saving money might be harder than you think.

April 22, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


How millennials can put an end to their job hunt

Brian Dab and Amanda Rivera are only two years apart in their respective college graduations.

April 22, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Work-life balance lesson learned from son's comment

It was another hectic Saturday morning.

April 22, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Etsy: Will going corporate change its DIY ethos?

Etsy, an online craft marketplace that brings together buyers and sellers of handmade clothes, art, crafts and other one-of-a-kind products, has some loyal entrepreneurs on edge as the website tries to find its place on Wall Street following a public stock offering.

April 22, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Google changes mobile search criteria

"Mobilegeddon," as many are calling it, happened Tuesday, courtesy of Google, the predominant web search engine.

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Winning the middle class financial battle

Abbey Finch was raised in an upper middle class home, attended expensive private schools and, as she put it, “Basically wanted for nothing and got every opportunity handed to us.”

April 21, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


How part-time work could affect your next parent-teacher conference

Roughly 17 percent of workers have “unstable” work schedules that can drastically change from week to week, according to a report by the Economic Policy Institute released this month, a trend that is hurting families and contributing to the cycle of poverty.

April 20, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Downtown merchants want more shoppers

The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority is looking at ways to attract more shoppers downtown.

April 20, 2015 | By Tiffany King Staff writer | Business


Happiness research inspired one business owner to implement a minimum salary

Seattle business owner Dan Price has a unique understanding of the minimum wage. Instead of basing it on market forces or existing budgets, he ties his own company's base salary to happiness research, which is why all 120 of his employees will soon earn at least $70,000 per year.

April 19, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Business


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