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Wall Street swinging widely

NEW YORK -- Stock prices are swinging sharply on Wall Street, with investors still selling heavily but also scooping up stocks that have been decimated by more than a week of huge losses. The Dow Jones industrials are showing the market's volatility. They fell nearly 700 points soon after trading began, regained all of that deficit to show an advance - and then turned lower again.

October 25, 2008 | Associated Press | Business


Lot awaiting business

Landowner George Holtzman said he is clearing a lot just west of McLarry's Curve in Flemington in hopes of attracting a business.

October 25, 2008 | Staff report | Business


Economic crisis is worldwide

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The world economy will slow sharply this year and next, with the United States likely sliding into recession reflecting mounting damage from the most dangerous financial jolt in more than a half-century.

October 23, 2008 | By Jeannine Aversa AP Economics writer | Business


Imperial Sugar ready to rebuild

PORT WENTWORTH -- Imperial Sugar is ready to start rebuilding portions of its Georgia plant devastated by a deadly explosion eight months ago.

October 23, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Credit getting tighter even here

The borrower may be servant to the lender, but according to Dr. John Howard Brown, credit is "the lifeblood of a modern economy," and should flow freely.

October 21, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Business


September jobs cut is deepest in five years

WASHINGTON -- Employers slashed payrolls by 159,000 in September, the most in more than five years, a worrisome sign that the economy is hurtling toward a deep recession.

October 18, 2008 | By Jeannine Aversa Associated Press writer | Business


State of ports address talks big business

Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Doug J. Marchand will deliver the annual state of the port address on Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. He will speak about the latest developments in Savannah's maritime transportation industry and what the future holds for the Port of Savannah.

October 18, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Natural gas provider files bankruptcy

ATLANTA - Natural gas marketer Catalyst Energy has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after losing its required line of credit.

October 18, 2008 | Associated Press | Business


Hinesville jobless rate at 6.6% in August

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the unemployment rate in Hinesville rose to a preliminary unadjusted rate of 6.6 percent in August, up 1.5 percentage points over the year from 5.1 percent in August 2007.

October 18, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Area bankers say they are solvent, strong

Community banks are facing an increased risk of insolvency, according to a measure of banks' health known as the Texas ratio. Based on data derived from

October 16, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Business


Stock futures point to at least partial rebound

NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks headed for a partial rebound Tuesday, a day after logging their steepest losses in years when the House voted down a proposed $700 billion rescue plan for the financial sector.

October 15, 2008 | By Tim Paradis Associated Press writer | Business


Real estate transfers for Sept. 28

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Sept. 1-5. 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 14, 2008 | Staff report | Business


Chili's launches 'create-a-pepper' to fight cancer

ATHENS – In support of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Chili's Grill and Bar announced its fifth annual "Create-A-Pepper" campaign during September by inviting people to get creative and raise funds to help St. Jude find cures and help children with cancer and other childhood diseases.

October 14, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Citigroup taking over Wachovia bankins

NEW YORK - In the latest byproduct of the widening global financial crisis, Citigroup Inc. will acquire the banking operations of Wachovia Corp. in a deal facilitated by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

October 14, 2008 | By Sara Pepro Associated Press writer | Business


Recent industrial recruits say business is holding

Tenants in the Tradeport East Business Center have each reported progress since finding a home in Liberty County and say they expect future success.

October 14, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Business


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Coastal EMC opens office in Bryan County

RICHMOND HILL - Chris Fettes didn't suppress his excitement Feb. 1 about Coastal Electric Cooperative's new facility.

February 11, 2016 | By Brent Zell Bryan County News | Business


Credit union opens new branch in Hinesville

Navy Federal Credit Union opened a new branch Monday morning at the corner of South Main Street and Veterans Parkway in Hinesville.

February 09, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Business


Navy Federal opens new location in Hinesville

Navy Federal Credit Union opened a new branch location at the corner of South Main Street and Veterans Parkway in Hinesville Monday morning.

February 08, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Business


Area’s jobless rate holds steady

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for December was 5.6 percent, unchanged from November. The rate ...

February 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Coastal Electric Cooperative has ribbon-cutting for new Richmond Hill facility

RICHMOND HILL - Chris Fettes didn't suppress his excitement Monday about Coastal Electric Cooperative's new facility.

February 01, 2016 | By Brent Zell Bryan County News | Business


New grocery store opens on Hinesville’s eastern edge

"Hey! Guys, you know it's time to shop!" yelled cheerleaders from Lewis Frasier Middle School during the grand opening of the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market ...

January 30, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Business


2 eateries share Taste of Liberty title at Chamber’s Annual Banquet

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet welcomed the new Board of Directors for 2016 and offered up the Taste of Liberty from ...

January 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Business


Kinder Morgan official: Pipeline construction could start late this year

RINCON - Work on a proposed, hotly debated pipeline could start by the end of the year, according to a Kinder Morgan official.

January 29, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue Effingham Herald | Business


Metro Hinesville unemployment rate holds steady

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for December was 5.6 percent, unchanged from 5.6 percent ...

January 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Property transfers for Jan. 28

Property transfers recorded in the Liberty County Clerk of Courts Office Oct. 21-30, from books 1881 and 1882, include:

January 27, 2016 | Staff report | Business


Stedman Graham: Master and define yourself

RICHMOND HILL - For a little bit last week, Stedman Graham was living like his longtime partner.

January 27, 2016 | By Brent Zell Bryan County News | Business


Georgia Tech report: Trees make money for state

Employees working in forestry earned more in wages and salaries in 2014 than people in any other Georgia manufacturing industry, according to a report issued ...

January 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Hinesville banker picked as officer of Leadership SE Georgia

SAVANNAH - Leadership Southeast Georgia recently announced the election of its 2016 Board of Directors. Among the board members is Sherrie Struble, vice president of The ...

January 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Liberty County Development Authority gives positive report

Liberty County Leaders and business owners gathered for the monthly Progress Through People luncheon Thursday, hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

January 26, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Business


Grocery, customers give $47,000 to area food banks

ATLANTA - Area Kroger customers and associates over the holidays contributed more than $47,000 in six weeks to Kroger's 2015 Can Hunger campaign and ...

January 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


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