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Jobless claims here jump in January

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Wednesday that 315 laid-off workers in Hinesville filed initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits in January, an increase of 59, or 23 percent, from 256 in December. Most of the increase in claims came in the construction industry. But, there was a decrease of 27, or 7.9 percent, from 342 claims filed in January 2010.

February 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Certain steps lead to comfortable retirement

We all want to enjoy a comfortable retirement. But to do so, we need to make different moves, and consider different issues, at different times of our lives.

February 18, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Cagle to talk education, job creation at local luncheon

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle will visit Liberty County on Feb. 25 for a legislative luncheon, hosted by the chamber of commerce, to talk about the upcoming Liberty College and Career Academy and other issues.

February 17, 2011 | Seraine Page | Business News


Protect your family with estate planning

We've just celebrated yet another Valentine's Day. Candy and flowers are fun, but what if you want something that will last longer than a sugar rush and beautiful blooms? Is there something that will protect the people you love when you can't? Something that helps to ensure they have the lives you want them to have even if your life takes an unexpected turn? How about a gift that shows not only love but also forethought and originality?

February 16, 2011 | By Richard Barid and Michael Smith Financial columnists | Business News


Schools to host job fair Feb. 26

The Liberty County School System will have its third annual career fair from 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 26 at the board of education building at 200 Bradwell St. Resumes and applications will be accepted for classified and certified positions throughout the district for the 2011-12 academic year. Free parking is available for participants.

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


Deal: Disappointed in federal funds for port

ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal says he's disappointed that President Barack Obama's proposed budget didn't contain more federal money to deepen the shipping channel to Savannah's port.

February 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Tourism revival team to visit here this week

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Economic Development's Tourism Product Development team will gather in Hinesville Monday-Thursday as part of an initiative to assist Georgia communities in utilizing their resources to attract tourists to their area.

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


Realtors installs 2011 officers

The Hinesville Area Board of Realtors installed its new officers at the organization's Dec. 4 Christmas party at the Richmond Hill City Center.

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


Garage helps women understand cars

On Jan. 15, PM Do It Yourself Garage hosted its first monthly, free ladies vehicle maintenance class. Although the event is mainly for ladies, several young men attended.

February 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Jobless requests may show upward trend

WASHINGTON - The number of people applying for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in nearly three years, continuing a downward trend that suggests hiring could pick up this year.

February 11, 2011 | By Jeannine Aversa Associated Press writer | Business News


Savannah Habor forum makes waves in Atlanta

ATLANTA - Following the Dec. 2 Atlanta/Savannah Harbor Business Forum's success, the Atlanta City Channel 26 has begun airing a video documenting the event. This video airs daily.

February 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Financial presents bring smiles on Valentine's

Each Valentine's Day, Americans spend millions of dollars on candy and flowers. These are fine gifts, but after the chocolates are eaten and the roses have wilted, Valentine's Day will be just a pleasant memory. But if you want to give a present that can benefit your valentine for years to come, why not give a financial gift?

February 11, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Get ready for America Saves Week

So many expenses, so few dollars saved. That's the dilemma faced by millions of Americans – everyone from struggling college students to young families saving for a down payment to baby boomers approaching retirement.

February 09, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


Comcast finishes digital switch

February 09, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


City’s downtown partners plan events, promotions

Hinesville Downtown Partners met Wednesday morning to expand on ways to bring more residents downtown to shop and enjoy family friendly activities.

February 05, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


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Savannah Tech work program earns $15,000

SAVANNAH - AT&T recently announced that Savannah Technical College Foundation won $15,000 for third place in of the inaugural $20k for 2020 workforce development ...

August 23, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Countywide job fair for Bryan County jobs

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, the Development Authority of Bryan County and the North Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host a ...

August 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Gardeners need Serenity Prayer this muggy summer

It has been a frustrating year for gardeners. The spring gardens sputtered out early and deflated the enthusiasm for planning a fall garden.

August 20, 2016 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business News


Study contends Medicaid expansion helps state finances

For each dollar that Georgia would have to spend on Medicaid expansion, it would gain $8.68 to $9.42 in federal spending, a new ...

August 18, 2016 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | Business News


New surgeon at Atlantic Foot & Ankle

Atlantic Foot & Ankle Specialists is proud to announce the arrival of their newest physician, foot and ankle surgeon Thomas John Legacki III, DPM, to their ...

August 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


State Bank earnings up

ATLANTA - State Bank Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STBZ) on Thursday announced unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30. Net income for the second quarter ...

August 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Area unemployment rate jumps 1 percent during June

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for June was 6 percent, up 1 percentage point from May ...

August 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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