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Stores, shoppers gear up for Black Friday

Black Friday is going to be crazier than usual this year.

November 24, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Business


Discussion on employing handicapped

The Coastal Georgia Transition Council will host "Supports in the Workplace," a panel discussion on the supports available to individuals with disabilities in the workforce, from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 7 at the Hoskins Center at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah. Vocational Rehabilitation, Goodwill, Kicklighter Resource Center, and the Coastal Center for Developmental Services Inc. will be represented in the panel.

November 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Column: Avoid holiday spending hangover

At this time of year, many people overindulge, whether it's overeating or drinking too much at holiday parties or spending too much on gifts and decorations. You'll regret the former the next morning; but with overspending you may not feel the hangover effect until the bills are due in January.

November 24, 2010 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business


Open house kicks off shopping season

Hinesville's downtown merchants swung into the Christmas shopping mode Friday with a Holiday Open House. Downtown businesses greeted customers with bright decorations, garlands of lights and holiday goodies. A second open house will be held Dec. 7, in conjunction with Christmas in the Park.

November 22, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business


Jewelry store celebrates new name

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated with its newest renamed member, Thomas Hill Jewelers, during a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony. The store is at 110 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive, suite 1-A (across the street from the Hinesville Police Department). Chamber board members, ambassadors and other community members attended the celebration.

November 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Dollar Tree collecting gifts for Army kids

ATLANTA - Georgia and Dollar Tree, Inc. have joined forces this holiday season to gather holiday gifts for military children in Georgia. The toys will be donated by customers of the more than 4,000 Dollar Tree and Deal$ stores nationwide.

November 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


There's money in fixing European cars?

Ben Chambers' chunk of the American dream is off Old Gress Island Road near Midway.

November 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Businesses tout services at expo

On Tuesday, business owners and consumers mingled during the fourth annual 2010 Liberty County Business Expo hosted by the Chamber of Commerce at Bethesda Church.

November 17, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Business


Gulfstream gives more details of expansion

ATLANTA (AP) - Gulfstream Aerospace, a maker of business-jet aircraft, announced Monday that it is expanding operations in Georgia by adding more than 1,000 jobs and investing at least $500 million.

November 17, 2010 | Associated Press | Business


Corps gives nod toward river deepening

ATLANTA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday that the environmental costs of dredging the Port of Savannah to accommodate larger ships can be offset, a long-awaited finding that advances a plan to expand the country's fourth-largest container port.

November 17, 2010 | Associated Press | Business


Expo promotes local business, trends

The plight of small businesses in a tough economy is the focus of the Liberty 2010 Business Expo. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's theme for the expo is "shop, save, support." Translated, this means shopping local helps support local businesses, particularly small ones, and boosts the local economy.

November 15, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business


Regulators close two Georgia banks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators on Friday shut down two banks in Georgia and one in Arizona, bringing to 146 the number of U.S. banks that have succumbed this year under the burden of bad loans and a tepid economy.

November 15, 2010 | Associated Press | Business


Savannah jet maker to add 1,000 jobs

SAVANNAH - Gulfstream Aerospace is expanding its operations in Georgia, adding more than 1,000 jobs and investing at least $500 million.

Company officials made the announcement on Monday in Savannah with Gov. Sonny Perdue.

November 15, 2010 | Associated Press | Business


Pirkle opens Ludowici office

The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week celebrated the opening of attorney John Pirkle's new office in Ludowici with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

November 12, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Papa Murphy opens pizza shop here

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed its newest member, Papa Murphy's Pizza, with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony. Owner Bob Hoersting and his staff opened their store at 755 W. Oglethorpe High in the Walmart Super Center Plaza.

November 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


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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


Property transfers for Jan. 25

Property transfers recorded in the Liberty County Clerk of Courts Office Oct. 20-28, from book 1881, include:

January 25, 2016 | Staff report | Business


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