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Procrastination can be a costly habit

I'm the last person to cast aspersions on anyone who procrastinates, given my own occasional lapses in that area. I'll leave it to the self-help gurus to supply behavior-modification techniques. What I will say, however, is that procrastination can be a very costly habit.

March 30, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business


You-pick strawberry season in April

MACON - Consumers can get a firsthand look at agricultural production beginning in early April, when the strawberries at more than 30 "you-pick" farms across the state will be ready for harvest.

March 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business


Hinesville Steak House opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member, Hinesville Steak House, with a grand-opening ceremony and open house. Owner Tony Leischen and his staff opened the new location at 135 W. Hendry Street (behind Goody's). Hinesville Steak House is open from 4 p.m.-midnight Monday-Friday and from noon-midnight Saturday and Sunday. On April 1, the restaurant will open for lunch at 11 a.m.

March 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business


Area insurance agent honored by company

JESUP - Allstate Insurance Company recognized Allstate exclusive agency owner Lynn Bennett with the President's Conference award for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitable business growth.

March 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business


CH2M Hill receives ethics honor

DENVER - CH2M HILL, a global full-service consulting, design, construction and operations firm, has been named to the Ethisphere Institute's list of the 2011 World's Most Ethical Companies.

March 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business


Project managers learn about Liberty

Statewide economic development project managers from the Georgia Department of Economic Development and Georgia Power recently toured the coastal region and visited Liberty County to learn more about the community's business location advantages.

March 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business


LRMC unveils logo, marks 50 years

Liberty Regional Medical Center on Wednesday unveiled its new logos during a chamber of commerce Business After Hours event.

March 26, 2011 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | Business


Agent certified to help fight foreclosures

Angela Powell of EXIT Team Realty of Hinesville has earned the certified distressed property expert designation, having completed extensive training in foreclosure avoidance and short sales.

March 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business


Port traffic sets record for February

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - The Port of Savannah posted a record February for the number of cargo containers it moved last month, which also was one of the strongest months ever for automobile imports coming into Brunswick, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday.

March 22, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


State jobless rate falls to 10.2 percent

ATLANTA - Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly last month, the state Department of Labor said.

March 21, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Foresters brace for wildfire season

SAVANNAH - Foresters say what looks like a busy wildfire season is off to an early start in southern Georgia, where drought conditions have left woods and timberland as dry as tinder.

March 21, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


City halts licenses for Internet gaming businesses

The Hinesville City Council placed a six-month moratorium Thursday on issuing business licenses to businesses, like some Internet cafes, that engage in Internet gaming or sweepstakes. These activities involve electronic machines and devices, Internet services and telephone cards, city officials said.

March 21, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business


Power company backs reactor review

ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday it supports President Barack Obama's call for a safety review of all the country's nuclear power plants in light of the ongoing crisis in Japan.

March 18, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Don't procrastinate as tax deadline looms

Nobody likes being nagged, but I'm going to risk reader displeasure by reminding everyone that there are hefty financial consequences if you owe income taxes and do not file a return on time - or at least request a filing extension.

March 18, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business


Consider premium bonds when looking for income

As an investor, you want your money to grow so that you can achieve your important goals, such as a comfortable retirement or college for your children. But you also may invest to increase your cash flow. In fact, without a strong cash flow, you may be forced to dip into your growth-oriented investments to pay for short-term needs - and if you do this repeatedly, you could damage your prospects for attaining your long-term goals. That's why you'll want to look at different ways of boosting your cash flow - one of which may be premium bonds.

March 18, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Guest column | Business


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July 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


HVAC business moves within Hinesville

Aire Serv marked the opening of its new location June 29 with a held a ribbon cutting that was organized by the Liberty County Chamber ...

July 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Liberty Minority Chamber forms

Liberty County now has two chambers of commerce - the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty County Minority Chamber.

July 10, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Business


Ports Authority wins EPA clean air award

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority has received a 2016 Clean Air Excellence Award from the Environmental Protection Agency for its electric rubber-tired gantry crane program ...

July 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Kroger stores raising money for USO

ATLANTA - Kroger is joining forces with the United Service Organization through July 9 to support American troops and their families by allowing customers to round ...

July 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


State says tourism numbers continue to grow

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Economic Development's Tourism division recently announced that Georgia welcomed an estimated 102.4 million visitors in 2015, an increase ...

July 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Bank's parent completes $26M capital raise

Liberty Shares Inc., the parent company of The Heritage Bank, announced the successful completion of a previously announced $26 million capital raise.

July 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


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