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Sales tax holiday taking a year off

ATLANTA - Back-to-school shoppers in Georgia won't get the benefit of a sales tax holiday this year.

July 14, 2010 | Associated Press | Business


County nears Work Ready Status

Liberty County is closer than ever to achieving Georgia Work Ready certification, thanks to ongoing efforts by the Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Savannah Technical College and local participants.

July 09, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall | Business


Port authority sees 25% container growth

SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced recently that the GPA experienced 25.3 percent container growth in May and has recorded six consecutive months of double-digit growth.

July 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Liberty, Long in forestry initiative

James E. Tillman, Sr., State Conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia today announced that 19 more south Georgia counties are in the high priority category for funding for the Southeast Forestry Initiative (SFI). The goal of the SFI is to develop, enhance or restore pine savannah habitat by the management and restoration of longleaf pine on private lands. The application period for this Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program initiative ends July 9, 2010.

July 07, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Long County Chamber has annual meeting

The Long County Chamber of Commerce had its 2010-11 installation banquet Tuesday at the Ludowici Church of God. The organization installed new officers and recognized the county's business of the year.

July 05, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Midway native passes bar exam

Alicia LaVon Mullice, a 2010 graduate of Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, completed the requirements for her degree in December 2009. She passed the February 2010 Georgia Bar examination and recently was sworn in to practice law in the state of Georgia by Liberty County Superior Court Chief Judge David Cavender. About 25 family members and friends attended the June 7 ceremony in the superior courtroom.

July 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Hinesville attorney honored by Ga. Bar's Young Lawyers Division

Hinesville attorney Carl Varnedoe received two statewide awards June 18 on Amelia Island, Fla., during the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia's annual meeting.

July 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Coastal Bank not participating in Reg-E, eliminates overdraft fee

SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank, a community bank headquartered in Savannah, recently announced it has eliminated overdraft fees for non-recurring electronic transactions on all consumer accounts.

July 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Leadership class tours Fort Stewart

The 2009-10 Leadership Liberty class recently had its last session on Fort Stewart where participants learned about the installation, ate lunch with 3rd ID soldiers and toured the museum, Warriors Walk and the motor pool. The class was greeted by Brig. Gen. Jeffrey E. Phillips, DutyCommanding General-Rear and Senior Commander of 3rd Infantry Division.

July 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Jones Medical opens new store

Jones Medical Equipment recently opened its new location at 481 E.G. Miles Parkway, suite B. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon ceremony June 1. The new medical equipment store is next door to Hinesville Pharmacy and across from Liberty Regional Medical Center.

July 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Fututre of bank with RH branch uncertain

Officials with Savannah Bank and Bryan Bank and Trust say they don't yet know if the former First National Bank in Richmond Hill will be closing in the coming months – but it is a possibility.

June 30, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Special to the Courier | Business


Blue Heron receives grant for work on Courier building

Blue Heron Main Street Properties was awarded a grant of $2,500 on Tuesday for façade renovations to the Coastal Courier building as part of the Hinesville Downtown Façade Grant Rehabilitation Program.

June 30, 2010 | By Amy Johstono | Business


Time running out for USDA rural home loans

Time is running out for Georgia families who want to take advantage of more than $21 million in recovery act and regular funding to become homeowners in rural Georgia.

June 28, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Local stores stay the course

The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and Liberty County Chamber of Commerce continue to revitalize the Hinesville's downtown shopping district through the Shop Local Initiative, and the effort is paying off.

June 28, 2010 | By Amy Johstono | Business


Would-be business owners get boost

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will have a workshop, "Starting a Business," at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 15.

June 25, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


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'Jurassic World' and the maternal instinct

At the outset of the early 1990s, long before 3-D made an aggressive comeback and computer-generated imagery was still a rare novelty, Steven Spielberg released a film about dinosaurs that quickly became nothing short of a cultural phenomenon.

June 14, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Gas stations changing name

SAVANNAH - Enmark recently announced a branding change to "enmarket."

June 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


America's most famous college dropout thinks you should go to college

Bill Gates, who is still the richest man in the world according to Forbes, is a big fan of college.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Eating locally is actually pretty easy, and that's good news for reducing food waste

Upwards of 80 percent of Americans could restrict their eating habits to food grown within 50 miles of where they live, according to a new study published by the Sierra Nevada Research Institute at the University of California, which means that if consumers want it, there's more than enough potential to buy food exclusively from local markets.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Did Rick Perry's prayers end the Texas drought?

Glenn Beck recently went on record saying he thinks former Texas Gov. Rick Perry deserves a little credit for ending the Texas drought.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


RH to get three 'major' motels

Three "major hotels" are in the works to be built in Richmond Hill, their developer announced Friday.

June 12, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Business


State of the County address discusses Liberty's growth

Local business leaders and officials met again for another Progress Through People Luncheon earlier today. The luncheon featured the State of the County Address. Liberty County Commissioners Chairman Donald Lovette spoke on what makes a community poised for growth. He then shared stories from locals to show that Liberty is on course for growth. The end of Lovette's speech was littered with the refrain, "We can't stop" to express Liberty's need for continual progress.

June 11, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Business


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