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Forum focuses on regional support for post

RICHMOND HILL - Friends of Liberty and Fort Stewart recently sponsored a forum on its intention to grow into a more regional organization whose role is to sustain and enhance the private-public investments made at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Air Field.

August 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Jobless rate rises statewide in July

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported recently that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.3 percent in July, up two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 10.1 percent in June.

August 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Realtor earns GRI designation

Local realtor Jolonda T. Greene recently received the graduate realtors institute designation by the Georgia and National Associations of Realtors.

August 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


B.C. Bautista & Associates opens

B.C. Bautista & Associates, owned by Brenda Bautista, recently opened and celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted

August 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


South Georgia Bank unveils logo

Bran Thompson, president of South Georgia Bank headquartered in Glennville, announced the bank has

August 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Spine & Sports ranks on Inc. 500 list

NEW YORK - Inc. magazine recently ranked Spine & Sport of Savannah No. 357 on its 28th annual Inc. 500, a ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

August 14, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Ground broken on Long County development

On Aug. 4, builders, developers, realtors and others who were involved with the creation of The Garrison Place attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the housing development.

August 12, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Georgia Power employees give to help kids learn

Citizens of Georgia Power delivered a truck full of book bags stuffed with school supplies to the Liberty County Board of Education this week.

August 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Chamber leader earns statewide certification

The Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives has announced that Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kenny Smiley has met the criteria to be named a Georgia certified chamber Eeecutive.

August 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Public using clunker law

Liberty County residents joined hundreds of thousands of other car buyers recently, flocking to vehicle lots to take advantage of the government-sponsored Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) or "cash for clunkers."

August 03, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Business


Chamber hires director of member services

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is expanding its membership and staff. The chamber recently hired Genese L. Baker, a Liberty County native, as director of membership and programs.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Local teachers turn hobby into business

Local teachers Jason and Dakhine Lee have always enjoyed reading, and now they have channeled their passion for books and comics into Jungle Jake's, a new business in downtown Hinesville.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


VIP hires local as designer

VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently hired Markie Floyd in the furniture sales division.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Ports report increasing activity

SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority's Chairman of the Board Steve Green announced Thursday the GPA handled more than 2.4 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent unit containers), added additional services and maintained its position as America's fourth-highest volume container port in fiscal year 2009.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Long business celebrates cowboys

The County Line Barn in Long County hosted the fifth Annual Day of the American Cowboy Saturday.

July 31, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


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Johnson returns as office manager

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently announced the rehiring of Erin Johnson, after a brief absence, to assume the position of office manager.

March 16, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Despite low returns, traditional savings accounts still popular

Here’s a little math experiment. You have $1,000 you don’t need for the next year and you sock it away in an investment earning a modest .95 percent return. A year passes and you pocket $9.50 in earnings.

March 15, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


If you make $50,000 a year, you can afford a home in these 10 cities

Where in the United States can you buy a home without breaking the bank? A new report from HSH.com, a mortgage resource company, may help you make your decision.

March 13, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Tech industry needs to break down gender barriers to fill future jobs

The tech industry needs to change its culture that has not been inviting for women, some observers say, if it wants to fill a projected growth in jobs.

March 12, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Don't let frustration drag you down, at home or work

I'd like to start this week's column with a one-question quiz.

March 11, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Molly Maxine Merle Norman ribbon cutting

Molly Maxine Merle Norman held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Feb. 25 at its new store at 122 S. Main St. in downtown Hinesville.

March 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Questions focus on pipeline jobs, uses

Jobs created by a proposed pipeline through the area and the intention of the fuel it carries were questioned at a public meeting at the Country Inn & Suites in Hinesville Thursday.

March 09, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Five writing tips that will make you stand out

The ability to effectively communicate is critical to success in any business endeavor. Writing is one skill that, when done well, can set you apart from others. Writing is also very subjective and open to criticism based on individual writing styles and preferences.

March 09, 2015 | Jeremy Kartchner Deseret News | Business


Marijuana legalization in Colorado brought about uncertainties after one year

More than a year has passed since Colorado’s “Green Wednesday,” when hundreds of people braved the New Year's Day cold to queue outside the state’s 24 marijuana retail stores.

March 07, 2015 | Deborah Sutton Deseret Media Companies | Business


What parents need to know about marijuana legalization

The permission slip for an overnight high school DECA competition in Colorado banned students from bringing illegal drugs or alcohol.

March 07, 2015 | Deborah Sutton Deseret News | Business


Does government aid to the poor do more harm than good?

Overall, 49 percent of Americans believe that government programs designed to help the poor do more good than harm, according to new study released by the Pew Research Center.

March 06, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Dredging contract approved for port

Deepening the Savannah harbor can begin following Thursday's award of a $134.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. of Oak Brook, Illinois, by the Army Corps of Engineers. The contract covers deepening of the outer harbor, from near Fort Pulaski for 18.5 miles into the Atlantic Ocean.

March 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Ole Times Country Buffett set to open mid-March

Those with hankerings for some slow-smoked barbecue ribs and briskets can get their bibs, forks and knives ready.

March 06, 2015 | Patty Leon | Business


Property transfers for Feb. 18-26

Deeds filed with the Liberty County Clerk of Courts from Feb. 18-26, show the following property transfers:

March 05, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


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