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Deal completes economic-development mission to Israel

Gov. Nathan Deal is wrapping up a five-day mission to Israel that included a delegation of state of Georgia officials and business leaders.

June 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@bryancountynews.net | Business


CNBC ranks Georgia top in the US for business

Financial-news TV network CNBC recently named Georgia as the No. 1 place for business in the nation.

June 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@bryancountynews.net | Business


Hinesville’s jobless rate up in May

ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate increased to 8.4 percent in May, up 0.8 percent from 7.6 percent in April, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.

June 27, 2014 | Special to the News editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Holmes honored at expo

Tom Holmes of Midway received the Frontline Leadership Award for a small business at the Georgia Manufacturing Expo on June 13 in Duluth.

June 27, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


LCDA to pursue permitting for business park

The Liberty County Development Authority's special-projects committee met Wednesday to further discuss budget priorities before the final fiscal-year 2015 budget is adopted Monday.

June 27, 2014 | Jeremy McAbee | Business


Bryan County industry called 'deal of year'

Caesarstone, the Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Development Authority of Bryan County recently received the annual Eagle Star "Deal of the Year" Award by conexx: America Israel Business Connector, a nonprofit that helps bring mutual economic advances to Israeli and Southeastern economies.

June 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Finance website ranks Hinesville 'on rise'

Hinesville ranks second among 37 Georgia cities with populations greater than 20,000, according to a June 13 report for NerdWallet.com by analyst Maggie Clark.

June 20, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Tips to save money at hotels

People don't have to sleep in their cars or in tents to save money on vacation. There are several easy ways to save money on accommodations.

June 19, 2014 | By Michael DeGroote Deseret News Service | Business


Courier wins statewide news awards

The Coastal Courier recently earned several 2014 Georgia Press Association awards, which were formally announced last week at the association's annual Better Newspaper Contest awards ceremony and banquet on Jekyll Island. The prizes recognize the best newspapers in Georgia for their achievements in reporting, writing, photography, website content creation, newspaper-page and special-section design and videography.

June 16, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Dump the Pump day is Thursday

Liberty Transit is participating in the ninth annual national "Dump the Pump" day June 19. Anyone interested in trying public transit for the day will receive free rides. For route schedules and more information, go to www.libertytransit.org or call 877-4172.

June 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


LCDA proposes smaller budget

The Liberty County Development Authority Finance Committee Friday discussed a proposed 2015 budget that is nearly $1 million less than the current year's spending plan.

June 09, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Business


Deal puts brakes on gas tax

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that he will stop an increase in the motor-fuel tax scheduled to go into effect July 1.

June 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Why is it quicker to be an attorney than cosmetologist

Back in the day, people could work in various professions without the state getting involved. Now, as Morris M. Kleiner, a professor of public affairs at the University of Minnesota, points out, things are a little different.

June 04, 2014 | By Michael DeGroote Deseret News Service | Business


CEO pay at record high, others stagnate

Median pay packages for chief executives reached a new high last year of over $10 million, according to a study by the Associated Press and Equilar. This is the fourth year that compensation has climbed for top execs, as they continue to profit from the rising stock market.

June 03, 2014 | By Lane Anderson Deseret News Service | Business


Plans for lot at Main, Veterans unclear

For weeks, local residents have posed questions to the Coastal Courier about the 7.82-acre tract of land being cleared at the corner of South Main Street and Veterans Parkway. Along with the questions, there have been unsubstantiated rumors about what's being developed at the site.

May 30, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


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Low Country Eye opening new RH office

Low Country Eye Care will reopen Monday in its newly constructed, free-standing building at 1000 Gandy Dancer in the Station Exchange, moving from its current location in Ford Plaza.

October 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Business promotes itself at Oktoberfest

Into the Sun Tanning Salon employee Megan Kesner, right, and owner Cayla Faulk set up a Halloween-themed both to promote their business and sell merchandise during the Oct. 11 Oktoberfest Vendor and Craft Fair at Bryant Commons in Hinesville.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate falls in September

ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for September was 8.2 percent, down 0.9 percent from 9.1 percent in August, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Walthourville business featured

A Walthourville business will be the focus of an episode of a digital-content series.

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Credit union marks special day

Interstate Credit Union's Midway branch celebrated International Credit Union Day on Oct. 16.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Bank helps fight hunger with drive

Ameris Bank's fifth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative is in full swing. Non-perishable food items are being collected through October.

October 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Local DQ among hacked stores

Hinesville's Dairy Queen is on a list of restaurants that have been hit by a security breach during August, the company announced Thursday.

October 10, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Floquip expanding Midway operation

SNF Floquip has announced it will double its Midway Industrial Park plant, investing about $7 million in the expansion.

October 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Attorneys open Hinesville office

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce attended a ribbon cutting for Balbo and Gregg, Attorneys at Law, P.C., Sept. 26 at the practice's new Hinesville location, 410-A Gen. Screven Way.

October 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Port container growth continues

SAVANNAH - With nearly 13 percent growth in container traffic over the first two months of the fiscal year, the Georgia Ports Authority has made a strong start to FY2015.

October 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Kroger customers raise $112K

ATLANTA - Customers in Kroger's Atlanta Division, which includes Liberty County, raised more than $112,000 from Sept. 7-27 during the Great American Milk Drive supporting Feeding America.

October 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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