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NeSmith donates toy for every Facebook 'like'

Demere Nesmith, dealer principal of NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC in Claxton, announced recently that the company is launching a 15-day "Facebook FunRaiser - The Great Toy Giveaway" to benefit Toys For Tots, Backus Children's Hospital and Salvation Army. Through Dec. 15, NeSmith will donate a toy for every new person that "likes" their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/nesmithchevroletclaxton.

December 03, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


County designated for emergency loans

Area farmers and others across the state may be eligible for low-interest federal emergency loans after the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 151 counties as primary disaster areas due to drought and excessive heat since July 1.

December 01, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Dealer giving away 3 cars for holidays

NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC of Claxton is hoping to make three people very happy this holiday season.

December 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Troop return boost Black Friday

Local retailers were busy the Friday after Thanksgiving, catering to cost conscious consumers, many of them soldiers recently returned to Fort Stewart from Iraq. Since October, about 5,000 3rd Infantry Division troops have redeployed. This week and next the bulk of the 3rd ID's 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team is expected to return home.

November 29, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business


Treasure hunters coming to town

Ever heard the saying, "One man's trash is another's man's treasure?" Well, Liberty County residents can put this old adage to the test next week at the Treasure Hunters Roadshow.

November 26, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business


Downtown promotions include shopping spree

Shopping local contributes to the prosperity of the community and it just may foot the bill for your holiday gifts, too. As part of a program launched by the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and the Downtown Business Partners, one customer will win a $500 downtown shopping spree. In addition, 12 downtown Hinesville businesses are offering in-store prizes totaling more than $1,100 in value.

November 26, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Foundry air discharge permit OKed

Georgia's Environmental Protection Division has issued a permit allowing Firth Rixson Forgings LLC to discharge 80 tons of particulates, including mercury, from its plant in the Tradeport East Business Center.

November 26, 2010 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Business


Area jobless rate drops to 8.1%

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Wednesday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area decreased to 8.1 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 8.2 percent in September.

November 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


Column: haritable giving is a win-win

Thanksgiving is a good time to be thankful for those charitable, educational and religious groups that provide your community with valuable services. And now may be a good time to consider supporting these groups because, if you contribute before the year is over, you may "do well by doing good" through valuable tax deductions.

November 26, 2010 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business


Stores, shoppers gear up for Black Friday

Black Friday is going to be crazier than usual this year.

November 24, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Business


Discussion on employing handicapped

The Coastal Georgia Transition Council will host "Supports in the Workplace," a panel discussion on the supports available to individuals with disabilities in the workforce, from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 7 at the Hoskins Center at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah. Vocational Rehabilitation, Goodwill, Kicklighter Resource Center, and the Coastal Center for Developmental Services Inc. will be represented in the panel.

November 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Column: Avoid holiday spending hangover

At this time of year, many people overindulge, whether it's overeating or drinking too much at holiday parties or spending too much on gifts and decorations. You'll regret the former the next morning; but with overspending you may not feel the hangover effect until the bills are due in January.

November 24, 2010 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business


Open house kicks off shopping season

Hinesville's downtown merchants swung into the Christmas shopping mode Friday with a Holiday Open House. Downtown businesses greeted customers with bright decorations, garlands of lights and holiday goodies. A second open house will be held Dec. 7, in conjunction with Christmas in the Park.

November 22, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business


Jewelry store celebrates new name

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated with its newest renamed member, Thomas Hill Jewelers, during a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony. The store is at 110 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive, suite 1-A (across the street from the Hinesville Police Department). Chamber board members, ambassadors and other community members attended the celebration.

November 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Dollar Tree collecting gifts for Army kids

ATLANTA - Georgia and Dollar Tree, Inc. have joined forces this holiday season to gather holiday gifts for military children in Georgia. The toys will be donated by customers of the more than 4,000 Dollar Tree and Deal$ stores nationwide.

November 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Salon moves to Allenhurst

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting May 12 to celebrate the relocation of Heaven Sent Salon, which is now at 2161 ...

May 31, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate drops in April

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for April was 5.3 percent, down 0.6 percentage point ...

May 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Realty board supports ESPLOST

The Hinesville Area Board of Realtors presented $1,000 Thursday to the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce to support the ESPLOST campaign.

May 23, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


State Bank to acquire S Bank

ATLANTA – State Bank Financial Corporation, the holding company for State Bank and Trust Company, and S Bankshares Inc. announced Thursday the signing of a definitive ...

May 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Society recognizes employees with Down syndrome, their employers

The seventh annual Night of Champions Thursday at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa – Hotel Grand Ballroom was emceed by celebrity chef Jamie ...

May 17, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Kroger raising money for Children's Miracle Network

SAVANNAHA - Area Kroger stores will soon be filled with "Miracle Balloons" for the grocer's annual fundraiser benefitting The Children's Hospital at Memorial University ...

May 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Georgia Eye Inst. opens in Glennville

The Glennville Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting for Glennville Eye Surgery Center, an affiliate of Georgia Eye Institute. Glennville Eye Surgery Center is ...

May 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Optim Healthcare marks opening of new office here

Optim Healthcare held a ribbon-cutting Thursday at its new Hinesville location, in the Central Station shopping center on Veterans Parkway.

May 12, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Business


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