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State named most competitive by magazine

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Georgia was named the No.1 most competitive state in the nation by Site Selection magazine.

May 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


LCDA to help pay for Midway turn lane

The Liberty County Development Authority agreed Monday morning to use money from its revolving loan fund to help meet a Georgia Department of Transportation requirement that otherwise might inhibit development at I-95 exit 76 in Midway.

May 07, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Students explore manufacturing apprenticeships

The Liberty County Manufacturing Collaboration is partnering with Savannah Technical College and the Liberty College and Career Academy to sponsor a two-year, paid apprenticeship program that begins in August.

May 07, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Farmers markets more than jobs for vendors

Thursday afternoon saw the beginning of the fifth year for Hinesville's Farmers Market in Bradwell Park. From May to November, Liberty County residents can find fresh local fruits and vegetables at reasonable prices.

May 05, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Fred's raises more than $700K for Miracle Network

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Donations from customers at Fred's Super Dollar stores brought in $737,655 for its annual campaign benefitting the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

May 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Jobless rate here unchanged in March

ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate was unchanged at 8 percent from February to March, but it was down from 8.6 percent in March a year ago, according to a Georgia Department of Labor report last week.

May 03, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Law Day, school planning discussed

Several upcoming events were discussed at the recent Long County Chamber of Commerce April business meeting.

May 01, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Manufacturing group offering paid apprenticeships

Four Liberty County industrial employers are seeking candidates for paid apprenticeships that will begin in August.

April 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Air Evac Lifeteam names director

Donald Mixon, program director for the Air Evac Lifeteam based in Jesup, recently was named senior program director for the company. Mixon will continue to serve as the Jesup program director and also will supervise program directors in Cordele, Statesboro and Douglas.

April 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


CVB names new program manager

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently appointed Amanda Scott as its program manager.

April 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Rib Shack preparing for BBQ giveaway

According to the National Pork Board, U.S. pork demand domestically grew by 5.6 percent in 2013. Committed to contributing to more growth in 2014 by serving pork at its restaurants, Shane's Rib Shack is preparing to host its annual rib giveaway.

April 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Shredder open to public in Ludowici

A mobile shredder will be at Altamaha Credit Union in Ludowici from 4-6 p.m. Thursday. It is open to anyone who wants to bring documents that need to be shredded, free of charge and unlimited amount of shred.

April 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Windows XP users abandoned

If you've been on the Internet for a number of years and have refused to buy the latest and greatest things that have come out, you might currently have an unsupported operating system.

April 20, 2014 | By David Uffington King Features | Business


Ports set monthly record high

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo - a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.

April 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Photog, cupcake store mark openings

KMP Studio and KT's Kupkakes and Kandii held a joint ribbon cutting and grand opening in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on March 28 at 445 E.G. Miles Parkway in Hinesville.

April 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Articles by Section - Business


FCC says the Internet is a utility, and this is why it matters

Both proponents and critics are weighing in on the Federal Communication Commission's decision to uphold a policy of net neutrality.

March 04, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Readers offer tips for building trust with remote workers

For all of its advantages — maybe even a better love life, as I mentioned last week — there are some challenges that come with working from home.

March 03, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


The few, the proudly employed, the coding boot camp graduates

Matt Jensen had a plan to land a job as a coding developer in the computer industry. He would first earn a bachelor's degree in information systems, which would immerse him in business management, coding language and computer security.

February 25, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


Patricia Arquette's equal pay speech draws criticism from both sides of the aisle

During her Academy Awards acceptance speech, actress Patricia Arquette delivered a message about equal pay for women.

February 25, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Is better love life another benefit of flexible work options?

I'm always writing about the virtues of flexible schedules and work-life balance.

February 25, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Time for a job change? Here's how to tell

Participating in your employer’s Going Out of Business sale is a solid indicator that a job change is inevitable. However, if your employer’s books are solidly in the black, how do you know the right time, if ever, to change jobs?

February 25, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business


Americans think communication is the most important skill to get ahead — are we right?

The ability to communicate, whether written or spoken, was recently noted by the Pew Research Center as the skill American adults think is most necessary to be successful.

February 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Wal-Mart pay raise not as generous as some think

Wal-Mart's recent decision to raise its minimum wage to $9 an hour may not be as altruistic as some would believe.

February 24, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Art is worth less now than ever, and it's not all Spotify's fault

Thanks to the Internet, the world has come to expect instant gratification in its quest for information. But the expectation of cheap, fast delivery has come at a price: It has become harder for artists, writers and musicians to make a living selling their work.

February 22, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


Lego races past Ferrari for title of world’s most powerful brand

Lego has long been a favorite toy, but the company’s recent growth has spurred it to new heights.

February 20, 2015 | Natalie Crofts KSL | Business


Authenticity: The key to successfully reaching millenial customers

As millennials begin to overtake the baby boomers and Gen X in size it will become increasingly important for businesses to target them as customers.

February 19, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


New RH plant already adding workers

Caesarstone, a manufacturer of engineered quartz surfaces, will expand in Richmond Hill and create 130 additional jobs, according to a news release from Gov. Nathan Deal's office. The plan for expansion, which quietly has been in the works under code name "Project Honey," comes before the opening of Caesarstone's new plant at Belfast Commerce Centre.

February 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Allstate honors local agency

Holtzman Insurance Agency recently received Allstate's distinguished agency award for outstanding performance in 2014. The Holtzmans received an expense-paid trip to Hawaii in June 2015.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


New ad agency offers digital options

Business owners and managers in the Hinesville area now have a new digital agency to help increase their customer base.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Oil price drop not affecting domestic airfares, so shop smart for best deals

Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.

February 13, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret Media Companies | Business


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