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Exhibitors sought for water, energy fair

The Tybee Island Community Resource Committee is accepting exhibitors' applications for the Tybee Island Water and Energy Fair, which is scheduled for 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 11 at Tybee Gym.

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


Chili's hosts United Way fundraiser

Chili's in Hinesville will host a fundraiser for the United Way from 5-9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14. For every customer who presents a copy of this flier, Chili's will donate 10 percent of every sale to the United Way.

November 07, 2011 | Staff Report | Business News


Improve finances in open enrollment

Late fall marks the beginning of the holiday season, which probably means that you'll have a lot going on in the next couple of months. However, as busy as you are, you'll want to take the time to review your employee benefits package, because November also is a popular month for employers to offer open enrollment. And the decisions you make now could have a big impact on your financial outlook for years to come.

November 06, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Walthourville Market adds U-Haul rental

Rainol Martinez, owner of Walthourville Market, recently added U-Haul truck and trailer rentals to the grocery store business.

November 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Area businessman honored by magazine

The Parker Companies, a fuel retailer at convience stores across Southeast Georgia and South Carolina, recently announced that company president and CEO Greg Parker has been honored as the Southeast C-Store Innovator of the Year.

November 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Assistance available for heating bills

The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. will assist eligible households with heating bills. Georgia's heating-assistance program began Tuesday for homebound and elderly households 65 years or older. The public can apply beginning Dec. 1. Payments will be made directly to the home energy supplier.

November 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Pay-as-you-go plan helps credit-challenged customers

As temperatures cool and economic struggles continue, consumers across Georgia are looking for savings and value during home heating season. This trend is evident in the continued growth of Gas South's pay-as-you-go program, which has a three-year track record of providing affordable residential natural gas service to credit-challenged consumers in Georgia.

November 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Budget now for holiday spending

It's tough sticking to your budget any time of year, but the holiday season presents special challenges with so many unexpected expenses and temptations. If you sometimes fall prey to holiday overspending, you might want to look for year-round small spending cuts in other areas of your life that, when added together, can result in big savings.

November 02, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


Savannah area jobless drops in September

ATLANTA - Unemployment numbers for metro Savannah declined last month while same numbers for the coastal region remained unchanged.

November 02, 2011 | Staff report | Business News


Bank of America backs off debt card fee

NEW YORK - Bank of America Corp. is scrapping its plan to charge a $5 monthly fee for debit card purchases after outraged customers threatened an exodus.

November 02, 2011 | By Candice Choi Associated Press writer | Business News


New eateries planned for stretch of 84

If the signs ring true, Highway 84 soon will welcome two new restaurants in buildings once occupied by Western Sizzlin and the Colleseum.

November 02, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Business News


Avoid these scary investment moves

If you have kids - or even if you don't - you're probably aware that Halloween is fast approaching. Of course, you may find the ghouls, witches and creepy impersonations of celebrities to be more amusing than alarming. But as you go through life, you will find some things that generally are frightening, such as investment moves that are misdirected or go awry.

October 30, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Rental business opens shop here

HomeSmart hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 14 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. Manager Tony Avila, along with staff members, welcomed elected city officials, chamber staff, board members, ambassadors, members and people from the community to the event.

October 29, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Jobless rate nears 10 percent here

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in Hinesville increased to 9.8 percent in September, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 9.6 percent in July. The jobless rate in Hinesville in September a year ago was 8.8 percent.

October 28, 2011 | Staff report | Business News


War’s end may be good for area business

Local business leaders appear cautiously optimistic regarding news that the war in Iraq is ending and troops stationed there will be coming home by the end of the year.

October 28, 2011 | Randy C. Murray rmurray@coastalcourier.com | Business News


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Free legal help for storm victims

WARNER ROBINS - Survivors of a presidentially declared major disaster like Hurricane Irma can receive free legal help if they are unable to pay.

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Development panel sets budget hearings

The Liberty County Development Authority, which last met in August, decided Monday to hold a spate of meetings next month, three hearings required by state ...

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Plan now to control winter lawn invaders

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