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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


Corporate registration deadling looming

Atlanta - Secretary of State Karen Handel reminds business entity managers the deadline to respond to Administrative Dissolution notices issued by her office's Corporations Division is today.

December 22, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Decorating for the season

December 22, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Real estate transfers for Dec. 5

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Nov. 26-30. 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.

December 22, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Adminisration calls for mortgage deal

WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration has developed a plan to freeze interest rates for five years for thousands of strapped homeowners whose mortgages were scheduled to rise in the coming months.

December 21, 2007 | By Martin Crutsinger Associated Press Economics Writer | Business


Real estate transfers for Nov. 30

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Nov. 12-16. 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.

December 20, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Lemon Law keeps car purchases from going sour

"Consumers who purchase, register or lease a new motor vehicle in the state of Georgia are eligible for protection against recurring defects under Georgia's Lemon Law," Joseph Doyle, administrator of the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs, said.

December 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Insurance investigator here Dec. 12

An investigator from Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John Oxendine's office will be coming to Hinesville on Dec. 12.

December 20, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Peebles offers holiday shopping initiatives

With the holiday shopping season here, Peebles is set to offer their customers a shopping experience that's both stress-free and easy on the pocketbook.

December 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Economy strong through summer

WASHINGTON -- The economy barreled ahead in the summer, growing at a 4.9 percent pace. The performance was the strongest in four years but isn't expected to last through the current quarter amid the housing slump and credit crunch. New-home sales edged up in October but sales activity still hovered near an 11-year low.

December 14, 2007 | By Jeannine Aversa Associated Press Economics Writer | Business


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Hollywood's 'women problem' is on peak display, and there's a rather simple solution

With the release of the mega-expensive, and mega-anticipated, superhero tent-pole film “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” many critics have expressed fatigue at the manner in which Hollywood blockbusters portray their women heroes.

May 25, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


One overlooked factor in the American religious landscape — fertility rates

Arguably the most pervasive takeaway of The Pew Research Center's recent report on the religious landscape of America is that Christianity in America is on the decline, and religion itself may be falling out of fashion.

May 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


There's a new trend among America's elderly class, and it's kind of depressing

Americans seem to be falling in love with the single life.

May 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Why housing costs are out of reach for millions of Americans

When it comes to the modern American economy, location is everything. As recent studies have shown, your zip code makes a huge difference when it comes to upward mobility and career opportunities.

May 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Tipping is more than just a kind gesture, it's window into cultural attitudes about money

You can tell a lot about a person based on how he or she tips, at least according to author and researcher Kabir Sehghal.

May 22, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Is the 40-hour workweek falling out of fashion?

In 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act as part of then president Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. As a result, the 40-hour workweek (based on the eight-hour workday) became fully integrated, and legislated, as part of American corporate culture.

May 22, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Grand opening for real estate office

Liberty Real Estate Services held a grand opening April 30 for its new office in Ludowici.

May 21, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


American employees miss out on average $1,300 annually, report says

American workers are leaving an average $1,336 each year on the table by not contributing enough money into their company's 401(k) savings plan to get the "free money" that comes from the employer's matching contribution, according to a report by Financial Engines.

May 20, 2015 | Mandy Morgan Deseret News | Business


How quickly interviewers decide if they'll hire you or not

While it's important to prepare thoroughly for an interview, it may be even more important to make an enduring impression.

May 20, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


What Americans get wrong about miscarriages

Despite the fact that 15 to 20 percent of clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage, Americans remain largely in the dark as to why and how often they happen, according to a new study by The American College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists.

May 19, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Ice cream distribution center still open

Blue Bell Creameries' transfer station in Bryan County will remain open despite significant cost-cutting measures by the company, a Blue Bell spokesman said Tuesday.

May 19, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Business


Phone store opens new location

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting May 7 for The Wireless Company's Verizon retail store at 764 W. Oglethorpe Highway, Suite B in Hinesville.

May 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Yoga at work might help you control stress

If you’re like the majority of American workers, you’ve most likely felt stressed at work within the past week.

May 18, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


What does a Dutch cereal farm have to teach us about overpopulation?

Concerns about overpopulation have been a mainstay in poverty eradication discussions for decades. But according to the Brookings Institution, the problem isn't only overhyped, it's also missing the bigger issue.

May 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


How The Great Recession affected your emotional health

The Great Recession has shaped up to be one of the defining factors of the millennial generation.

May 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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