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Ports 2011 cargo volume sets record

SAVANNAH - Savannah's booming seaport posted double-digit growth in the past fiscal year, pushing its cargo volume to a new record of 2.9 million containers, Georgia's ports chief announced Monday.

July 28, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Longtime bank employee wears many hats

Alice Byrd has worked at The Coastal Bank for 40 years, and she said she has no plans to retire anytime soon.

July 25, 2011 | By Meredith Brown Courier intern | Business News


Savannah Tech board lauds Chemtall

SNF Chemtall in Riceboro was one of three South Georgia manufacturers recently honored at Savannah Technical College's board of directors' June meeting for having been chosen to participate in the annual Manufacturer of the Year competition.

July 24, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Holtzman agents earn broker licenses

George Holtzman, broker/owner at Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors recently announced that Bert Webb, Viola Belletty, Jimmy Shanken and Brigitte Cabeza-Shanken have earned their real estate associate broker licenses.

July 24, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


New shop has makeup bar, boutique

Diva Essentials Makeup Bar and Boutique hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 7 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

July 24, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


What debt ceiling debate means to you

If you're like most Americans, the term "debt ceiling" probably didn't mean much to you until recently. Now, of course, the debt ceiling debate is front-page news, day after day.

July 23, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


500 seasonal jobs opening in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK - A company that processes online orders for consumers plans to hire more than 500 seasonal workers for its Glynn County call center.

July 21, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Plan set for Vogtle cost overruns

ATLANTA - The Georgia Public Service Commission's staff and Georgia Power have filed a proposed settlement for dealing with potential construction cost overruns at the Plant Vogtle nuclear plant construction project in Waynesboro.

July 19, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Vaden Nissan breaks ground at future site

More than 20 people gathered for a ceremonial groundbreaking at the future site of Vaden Nissan of Hinesville on Friday.

July 18, 2011 | Danielle Hipps dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Business News


Arnold Stafford & Randolph law firm opens Ludowici office

The attorneys of Arnold Stafford & Randolph held a grand-opening ceremony Tuesday as the Hinesville firm

July 16, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Business News


Portfolios should resemble baseball teams

If you're a baseball fan, you no doubt were aware that the MLB All-Star Game was played July 12. While you probably appreciate the grace and skill of the players, you may not realize just how much a baseball team can teach you about other aspects of life, such as investing.

July 15, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Stop N Store opens another branch here

Stop N Stor's third location in Hinesville, at 746 E.G. Miles Parkway, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening June 31 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

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


Local unemployment rate up, rates worse elsewhere

Liberty County's May unemployment rate, though higher than last year's and last month's, still beat out the national rate, according to the Georgia Department of Labor. Liberty County's May jobless rate was 9.1 percent, up 0.3 percent from April's rate of 8.8. The rate was 8.7 percent in May 2010.

July 15, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


Leadership group graduates more

Leadership Southeast Georgia, a regional leadership-development program for the 10-county southeast Georgia region, recently graduated the class of 2011 at a ceremony at the Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah.

July 13, 2011 | Staff Report | Business News


Bus mechanic places in state contest

Liberty County School System mechanic Ron Farnsworth placed fourth in the Georgia State Technicians Competition on June 13. The competition was at the annual state technicians' workshop at North Georgia Technical College in Clarksville. Statewide, more than 50 technicians competed in both a written test and a hands-on component.

July 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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Liberty to celebrate Small Business Week

Liberty County and Hinesville will celebrate Georgia Small Business Week from March 19-23 by featuring small local businesses in various events and promotions sponsored by ...

February 20, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


State tax revenues jump 16 percent in year

Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for January totaled nearly $2.57 billion, for an increase of $368.2 million ...

February 20, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Don't be over eager pruning crape myrtles

It is a sure sign that pruning season has begun when I start noticing crape myrtles with their heads lopped off.

February 19, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Deal: January tax revenues up 16.7 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for January totaled nearly $2.57 billion, for an increase of $368.2 million ...

February 14, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Sago palms, how to spot, treat scales

Recently, I was contacted by a homeowner who was distraught over a white substance that appeared to be killing her cherished sago palms.

February 13, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Elan expanding in Midway

Elan Technology, a manufacturer in Midway, has announced the approval of a rotary calciner project that includes construction of a 15,000 square foot building ...

February 12, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Hinesville animal rescue celebrates permanent building

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Jan. 31 for animal rescue Carpathia Paws at their now permanent location ...

February 07, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


New salon opens in Oglethorpe Square

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday for Great Clips at their Oglethorpe Square Shopping Center location at 863 West ...

February 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Speed networking event set for tonight

The Community of Inspired Women will hold a speed networking event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today at the Liberty County PAC at ...

February 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Be kind to bees, build a space for pollinators

Though we rarely stop to think about it, we are dependent upon the many services provided by insects and the healthy ecosystems that house them ...

February 05, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Chamber lists annual honors, eatery winners, new board members

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held their annual Banquet and Taste of Liberty event last Thursday.

February 01, 2018 | Staff Report | Business News


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