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Hinesville jobless rate at 8.7% in May

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler recently said that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area increased to 8.7 percent in May, up two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.5 percent in April.

July 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Allstate honors local agent

As a business leader and involved citizen in the Hinesville area, Allstate exclusive agency owner Lynn Bennett of the Bennett Agency has been designated an Allstate Premier Service Agent for 2011. Bennett's office in Jesup also was honored.

July 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Firm announces Winn renovation contract

ATLANTA - The Southeast Division of McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently announced its selection as construction manager by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District for the Winn Army Community Hospital renovation project on Fort Stewart.

July 03, 2011 | Provided by Business Wire | Business News


Committee recommends transit ‘wish list’ items

The Regional Transportation Roundtable Executive Committee gathered Wednesday to develop a constrained list of infrastructure projects that could be placed on next summer's Transportation Investment Act referendum.

July 02, 2011 | Danielle Hipps dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Business News


State contracts out I-95 maintenance

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation is launching a three-year private road maintenance contract for Interstate 95 along the coast.

July 01, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Jobs for spouses aim of initiative

WASHINGTON - In an effort to address military spouses' employment challenges, the Defense Department today launched a program to expand career opportunities for military spouses worldwide, and to recognize the skills and talents they bring to the employment table.

June 30, 2011 | By Elaine Sanchez American Forces Press Service | Business News


LCDA adopts 2012 budget, panel agrees to plan for ’13

In a 4-1 vote Tuesday, the Liberty County Development Authority adopted its $5,883,839 budget for fiscal year 2012. This coming year's budget was trimmed $3,471,313 from this past year's $9,355,152 general fund operations budget. LCDA's fiscal year is from July 1-June 30.

June 30, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


Coastal joblessness up in May

ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area increased to 8.9 percent in May, up one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 8.8 percent in April. The jobless rate in the Coastal Georgia area in May a year ago was also 8.8 percent.

June 29, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


WaterWays to preview development

WaterWays Township, a 2,300-acre gated, planned community in south Bryan County, recently announced "Catch the Current," a series of previews to introduce its coastal lifestyle to the area.

June 29, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Savannah international loses airline

SAVANNAH - Vision Airlines is dropping its service to Savannah three months after the charter carrier added the coastal Georgia city to its schedule.

June 28, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Port authority re-elects chairman

SAVANNAH - Alec Poitevint has been elected to serve a second year as board chairman of the Georgia Ports Authority.

June 28, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


MidCoast Regional Airport finalizes budget proposal

Members of the Joint Management Board, which oversees operations on the civilian side of MidCoast Regional Airport, finalized a fiscal year 2012 budget proposal of $527,795 on Friday.

June 28, 2011 | Danielle Hipps dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Business News


Residents get cash for coins

Those looking to sell and those curious about the value of their antique items had an opportunity to consult with buyers when the Ohio Valley Gold & Silver Refinery visited Hinesville this week.

June 27, 2011 | Danielle Hipps dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Business News


Labor specialist heads state group

PJ Schneider recently was sworn in as president of the Georgia chapter of the International Association of Workforce Professionals at the chapter's recent annual conference in Augusta. The Georgia chapter has more than 600 members in nine subchapters.

June 24, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Spine & Sport names advisory board

Spine & Sport recently appointed new advisory board members Joseph Steffen, Douglas Giorgio III, George Holtzman, Jenny Gentry, Jeffrey Tucker, Richard Berkowitz, Michael Brooks and Larry Zaslavsky. They will lend their knowledge and expertise to Spine & Sport for the purpose of improving business performance and expansion into new service lines.

June 24, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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Tourism touts its own accomplishments

The Liberty County Convention and Visitor's Bureau was the focus of the latest Progress Through People Luncheon.

October 23, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Utility helps fund classroom projects

Last week, an entourage of Coastal Electric Cooperative employees, camera crews and school administrators burst into 12 area classrooms with a big surprise.

October 23, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Workshop Tuesday on limiting disaster damage

ATLANTA - The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security and FEMA have set eight workshops to explain a hazard mitigation program that funds projects to reduce ...

October 23, 2017 | Special to the News | Business News


Aqua Brill wants people to enjoy their pets

A menagerie of animals can be found at the store giving customers their choice of snakes, birds, reptiles, guinea pigs, aquatic fish and more.

October 23, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Canoochee EMC power provider since 1938

When Hurricane Irma threatened our community, employees of Canoochee EMC rose to the task. They prepared their line trucks, hunkered down during the hardest of ...

October 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Business News


Spa helping raise awareness of domestic violence

Hinesville Day Spa owner Sheela Eichhorn and managers Charla Baggs and Carol West are raising funds to fight domestic violence and increase awareness of it ...

October 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Business News


Learn how to mix a mean cocktail

SAVANNAH – Learn how to stir & shake classic cocktails developed from tried and true recipes. Savannah's new Prohibition-style Speakeasy cocktail bar, Congress Street Up, started ...

October 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Georgia Trust seeks nominations

ATLANTA, - The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is seeking nominations for its 2018 Preservation Awards, an annual list of preservation projects and individuals in the ...

October 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Statesboro Agency recognized

The Statesboro-Area Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapter in Statesboro, was recently awarded the "Best Project of the Year" by the SHRM Georgia State ...

October 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Raising awareness about domestic violence

A place known for promoting relaxation and serenity is looking to open people's eyes when it comes to the issues of domestic violence.

October 12, 2017 | Patty Leon | Business News


Leadership Liberty gets physical at Youth Challenge

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce kicked off its 2017-18 Leadership Liberty class on Sept. 29-30 at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites in Flemington.

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Yu Spa looking to pamper clients

Lisa Guo opened Yu Spa in 2013 in order to carry on the specialized modalities used by massage therapists and body work professionals she grew ...

October 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Business News


Gynecology center opens in Hinesville

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting on Sept. 15 for H.E.R Wellness Center, LLC at 1763 Hwy. 196 W ...

October 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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