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Savannah jet maker to add 1,000 jobs

SAVANNAH - Gulfstream Aerospace is expanding its operations in Georgia, adding more than 1,000 jobs and investing at least $500 million.

Company officials made the announcement on Monday in Savannah with Gov. Sonny Perdue.

November 15, 2010 | Associated Press | Business


Pirkle opens Ludowici office

The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week celebrated the opening of attorney John Pirkle's new office in Ludowici with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

November 12, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Papa Murphy opens pizza shop here

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed its newest member, Papa Murphy's Pizza, with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony. Owner Bob Hoersting and his staff opened their store at 755 W. Oglethorpe High in the Walmart Super Center Plaza.

November 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Workshop on starting a business

The University of Georgia will host a "Starting a Business" workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Small Business Resource Center, 111 E. Liberty St., Savannah.

November 10, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


LCDA hires accounting help

Coastal CPAs LLC will soon work with the Liberty County Development Authority to make sure the entity's finances are squared away and error-free before paperwork goes to the auditor's office, board members decided during last week's called meeting.

November 10, 2010 | By Seraine Page Columnist | Business


Businesses have loan options

Potential small business owners and entrepreneurs received information on available financial resources Thursday when representatives from the Coastal Area District Development Authority spoke at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's People through Progress Luncheon.

November 05, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Business


Judge OKs Sea Island sale

BRUNSWICK - A bankruptcy judge Thursday approved Sea Island Co.'s plan to sell its luxury resorts, golf courses and private clubs for $212.4 million to settle crushing debts that forced the Georgia company to seek protection from lenders.

November 05, 2010 | Associated Press | Business


Do-it-yourself garage opens

The do it yourself idea is not new; it's just new to Hinesville.

November 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Tastefully Simple consultant promoted

Sharon Dunham, a Hinesville resident and independent consultant with Tastefully Simple, Inc., is now a team leader with the national direct seller of easy-to-prepare foods.

November 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Hinesville jobless rate dips to 8.3%

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported last week that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Hinesville decreased to 8.3 percent in September, down three-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.6 percent in August. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the metro area decreased to 2,695, down 139 from 2,834. The jobless rate in metro Hinesville in September 2009 was 7.8 percent.

November 05, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Barbecue place reopens in Midway

J.C.'s Bar-B-Que in Midway will have a grand reopening from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. The restaurant is at 6596 E. Oglethorpe Highway.

October 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


International Greetings praises its move here

The Gift Wrap Company, a United Kingdom-based manufacturer of gift wrap and accessories, relocated from Massachusetts to the Midway Industrial Park in 1996. Nearly 15 years later, The Gift Wrap Company, now called International Greetings USA, is performing well in Liberty County.

October 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Glennville man is farmer of year

MOULTRIE - A pioneer in the Vidalia sweet onion industry, Robert Dasher of G&R Farms in Glennville has been named the 2010 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. The announcement was made recently during the Willie B. Withers luncheon at the 2010 Sunbelt Ag Expo farm show in Moultrie.

October 25, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Developer sets aside 5,000 acres

Plum Creek Timber Company cinched a "plum" deal Wednesday when the corporation formally set aside 5,285 acres into a conservation easement here in Liberty County.

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


Fundraiser gives $6,400 to local charities

The Georgia Theatre Company released results this week from its seventh annual "Film & Food for a Cause" fundraiser, which representatives from the company said garnered more than $90,000 for charities across Georgia.

October 22, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Business


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Liberty Chamber greets two new businesses with one ribbon cutting

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a joint ribbon cutting on July 6 for Ubounce and Nails2Go.

July 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


New U-Haul dealer

U-Haul Co. of Georgia has signed up Panama Motors LLC of Hinesville as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer.

July 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Podiatry group ranked as top place to work

Atlantic Foot and Ankle Specialists was recently named one of the Best Places to Work in Georgia. This program was created by Georgia Trend and ...

July 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


HVAC business moves within Hinesville

Aire Serv marked the opening of its new location June 29 with a held a ribbon cutting that was organized by the Liberty County Chamber ...

July 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Liberty Minority Chamber forms

Liberty County now has two chambers of commerce - the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty County Minority Chamber.

July 10, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Business


Ports Authority wins EPA clean air award

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority has received a 2016 Clean Air Excellence Award from the Environmental Protection Agency for its electric rubber-tired gantry crane program ...

July 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Kroger stores raising money for USO

ATLANTA - Kroger is joining forces with the United Service Organization through July 9 to support American troops and their families by allowing customers to round ...

July 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


State says tourism numbers continue to grow

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Economic Development's Tourism division recently announced that Georgia welcomed an estimated 102.4 million visitors in 2015, an increase ...

July 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Bank's parent completes $26M capital raise

Liberty Shares Inc., the parent company of The Heritage Bank, announced the successful completion of a previously announced $26 million capital raise.

July 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


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