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Study: Rich get a lot richer, outpace middle class

WASHINGTON - The richest 1 percent of Americans have been getting far richer over the last three decades while the middle class and poor have seen their after-tax household income only crawl up in comparison, according to a government study.

October 27, 2011 | By Andrew Taylor Associated Press writer | Business News


Midway hires attorney to settle water dispute

Midway City Council at its October meeting voted down a minor preliminary move toward settling its water and sewer dispute with the Liberty County Development Authority and engaged an attorney to handle dealings with the LCDA.

October 26, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps and Joe Parker Jr. Coastal Courier | Business News


LCDA OKs TPE water repairs, proposed lease

The Liberty County Development Authority board approved an estimated $19,949 in water system repairs at Tradeport East Business Center and a proposed lease in the former Bioagra building during its Monday meeting.

October 26, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Business News


Do men and women invest differently

Several years ago, a book titled "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" was quite popular. As the title suggests, the book argues that men and women are vastly different from each other, particularly in their emotional needs and in the way they communicate.

October 23, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Boggs Realty to join global network

Elaine Boggs Realty Group LLC, a local real estate company, recently was selected for membership in Chicago-based Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.

October 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Midway IGA unveils remodelling

IGA Supermarket in Midway hosted a grand-opening ceremony Oct. 8 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

October 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Georgia utility regulator backs solar power subsidy

ATLANTA - One of the state's top utility regulators said Tuesday that he would support charging Georgia Power customers up to an extra nickel each month to build more solar energy projects and even debate whether Georgia should force the power company to buy more renewable energy - a position that's been politically unpopular in the Southeast.

October 20, 2011 | Ray Henry The Associated Press | Business News


SNF Floquip expands in Liberty County

SNF Holding Company subsidiary Floquip Engineering Company, which manufactures water-soluble polymers and has a Riceboro operation, will expand its business in Liberty County.

October 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Only one person sounds off during city budget hearing

Only one citizen spoke about the city of Hinesville's proposed budget for the 2012 fiscal year during Thursday's public hearing.

October 18, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps | Business News


Savannah Bank enters deal with OCC

The Savannah Bank, the parent company of Bryan Bank and Trust, announced this week it has entered into a written agreement with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to "take steps to improve the Bank's asset quality, credit risk exposure, strategic planning initiatives, capital planning, and liquidity and risk management," according to a press release.

October 17, 2011 | Staff report | Business News


Hospice starts building Jesup center

JESUP - Hospice of South Georgia recently broke ground on a new facility on three acres on Sunset Boulevard in Jesup, according to administrator Dianne Smith-Mugerditchian.

October 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Organize finances to track progress

A few years ago, the National Association of Professional Organizers designated the first week of October as Get Organized Week. And while you may have misplaced your notification of this event, it's nonetheless a good time to see just how organized you are in the important areas of your life - such as your finances.

October 15, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


County gets $400,000 grant for jobs

Liberty County recently received an Employment Incentive Program grant of $417,286 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for infrastructure associated with the construction of the Firth Rixson Forgings LLC facility that initially will create 204 jobs in Tradeport East Business Center.

October 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Pizza Hut seeks community’s help to give back

Pizza Hut's area locations are working to give back to both the Liberty County and global communities, but they can't do it without help, according to restaurant general manager David Mihan.

October 13, 2011 | Staff report | Business News


VIP employees help clean up beach

Three employees of VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently volunteered their time at Keep Liberty Beautiful's Annual St. Catherine's Beach Sweep. Kem McKinnon, Jess Waldrop and Jennifer Buehler readily gave up their Saturday morning to help keep this local beach clean.

October 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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Young leaders learn about economic development

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-2018 Young Adult Liberty Leaders (YALL) class had its economic development session April 11, hosted by the Liberty County ...

April 18, 2018 | b | Business News


GPA grows trade, market share

The Georgia Ports Authority achieved 14 percent growth in March container volumes, moving 355,208 20-foot equivalent unit (TEU) containers.

April 17, 2018 | Staff Report | Business News


Liberty Cardiology Associates cuts ribbon on new practice

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday for Liberty Cardiology Associates at 600 East Oglethorpe Highway in ...

April 17, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Is pollen season over yet?

Along with green grass and beautiful blooms, springtime in Georgia brings clouds of pollen.

April 16, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Free deposit fraud workshop set

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a workshop to teach small business owners how to protect their business against deposit fraud from 3 ...

April 16, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


UGA study: Ports support more than 439,000 jobs

Georgia's ports support 439,220 full- and part-time jobs across the state, including 58,700 jobs in the coastal region, according to a study ...

April 13, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Help your garden meet your needs

Are you thinking about planting your own vegetable garden? Growing your own may bring to mind images of endless amounts of fresh produce, but there ...

April 09, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


UGA study: Georgia Ports support more than 439,000 jobs

Georgia's ports support 439,220 full- and part-time jobs across the state, including 58,700 jobs in the coastal region, according to a study ...

April 04, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


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