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Truck driving classes start Oct. 24

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will offer seven-week, daytime instruction in commercial truck driving with classes beginning Oct. 24 at the Effingham and Liberty campuses.

September 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Postal service weighing Savannah processing center

ATLANTA - The U.S. Postal Service could close about a dozen mail processing facilities in Georgia as part of a nationwide cost-cutting effort as it struggles with finances.

September 16, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Jobless rate up to 10.2 percent in August

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.2 percent in August, its highest level in six months. The August rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.1 percent in July. The state's jobless rate was also 10.2 percent in August a year ago.

September 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Papa Murphy's celebrates top ranking

VANCOUVER, Wash. - Papa Murphy's Pizza has landed on top of not one but two more best-in-class surveys. And to celebrate, Savannah-area stores will run customer-appreciation specials and more.

September 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Coast is getting more manufacturers, jobs

SAVANNAH - The call has gone out around the Coastal Empire for more than a year now.

September 15, 2011 | By Adam Van Brimmer Associated Press | Business News


MCRA board talks rental cars, flight school

From tile floors to fuel sales to flight schools, the MidCoast Regional Airport's Joint Management Board tackled a host of issues during its meeting last week.

September 15, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Business News


Guidelines for autumn lawn care

The 9/11 observances are past and football is back – two sure signs of fall. Another is the big-box advertising for fall lawn fertilizers – after the fall deadline for autumn fertilizer for most of us has passed.

September 14, 2011 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business News


Area counties in drought disaster declaration

Nearly all counties in Georgia, including Liberty and Long, have been declared an agricultural disaster area due to ongoing drought and excessive heat.

September 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Grandparents must balance gifts, goals

Grandparents Day falls on Sept. 11 this year. While not as widely observed as Mother's Day or Father's Day, Grandparents Day nonetheless serves a valuable purpose in reminding us of the importance of grandparents in the lives of their grandchildren.

September 10, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Dentist opens renovated office

Darin Townsend Family Dental Center hosted a ribbon-cutting and grand-opening ceremony Aug. 31 at its newly renovated office.

September 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Apply now for for home weatherization help

The face of poverty no longer is what one might imagine. It includes two-income working families, single parents, men and women who have lost their jobs, those who cannot work because of illness or disabilities and people who only can find minimum-wage work because they lack education and job skills.

September 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Georgia Works get bipartisan boost

ATLANTA - With bipartisan buy-in and no big price tag, a Georgia program pairing job seekers with potential employers for on-the-job training is gaining momentum as President Barack Obama crafts a plan to tackle the nation's bedeviling unemployment problem.

September 09, 2011 | By Errin Haines Associated Press writer | Business News


AARP Tax-Aide seeks Hinesville area volunteers

AARP Tax-Aide, the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax-preparation and assistance service, is seeking volunteers in the Hinesville area to help taxpayers who need assistance preparing and filing their 2012 tax returns.

September 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Lawmaker talks business at eatery

A slew of local business people and city and county officials gathered at What's the Scoop Café in Richmond Hill Tuesday morning to participate in a small business ideas session with U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga. 1st.

September 07, 2011 | By Crissie Elrick Correspondent | Business News


Change is coming to Hinesville

"This is you, honey. This is gorgeous," downtown business owner Rita Watson said as she zipped a customer into a floor-length sapphire ball gown on Wednesday.

September 06, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Business News


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Visitors bureau uses week to promote tourism

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau celebrated National Travel and Tourism Week May 7-14 with several events.

May 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Businessman pay to have Long road paved

Long County received nearly $40,000 earlier this month from a businessman to help pay for road improvements where he wanted to put a convenience ...

May 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Ameris hires two for Hinesville branch

SAVANNAH - Ameris Bank recently welcomed Yvette Bennett and Jozi Marlowe as bank tellers at Ameris Bank's Hinesville branch.

May 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Ribbon cutting for restaurant

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting on May 5 for Tammy's Restaurant and Lounge, 818 E.G ...

May 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Convention bureau employee lauded

Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau coordinator of first impressions Mary Prince has earned the Stellar Service Award, presented by the Georgia Visitor Information Center ...

May 12, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Ludowici banker retiring from Heritage

The Heritage Bank has announced the retirement of Lilah Bell effective May 4.

May 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Contractors launch recruiting drive

DULUTH - The Georgia Highway Contractors Association has launched a campaign to generate awareness about road construction careers.

May 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Knotts named Coastal Courier advertising sales manager

Coastal Courier General Manager Kathryn Fox announced Tuesday that Morgan Knotts has been appointed advertising sales manager.

May 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Business News


Chamber, CVB show off new offices at open house

"Our home is yours."

May 08, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Business News


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