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Procrastination can be a costly habit

I'm the last person to cast aspersions on anyone who procrastinates, given my own occasional lapses in that area. I'll leave it to the self-help gurus to supply behavior-modification techniques. What I will say, however, is that procrastination can be a very costly habit.

March 30, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


You-pick strawberry season in April

MACON - Consumers can get a firsthand look at agricultural production beginning in early April, when the strawberries at more than 30 "you-pick" farms across the state will be ready for harvest.

March 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Hinesville Steak House opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member, Hinesville Steak House, with a grand-opening ceremony and open house. Owner Tony Leischen and his staff opened the new location at 135 W. Hendry Street (behind Goody's). Hinesville Steak House is open from 4 p.m.-midnight Monday-Friday and from noon-midnight Saturday and Sunday. On April 1, the restaurant will open for lunch at 11 a.m.

March 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Area insurance agent honored by company

JESUP - Allstate Insurance Company recognized Allstate exclusive agency owner Lynn Bennett with the President's Conference award for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitable business growth.

March 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


CH2M Hill receives ethics honor

DENVER - CH2M HILL, a global full-service consulting, design, construction and operations firm, has been named to the Ethisphere Institute's list of the 2011 World's Most Ethical Companies.

March 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Project managers learn about Liberty

Statewide economic development project managers from the Georgia Department of Economic Development and Georgia Power recently toured the coastal region and visited Liberty County to learn more about the community's business location advantages.

March 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


LRMC unveils logo, marks 50 years

Liberty Regional Medical Center on Wednesday unveiled its new logos during a chamber of commerce Business After Hours event.

March 26, 2011 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | Business News


Agent certified to help fight foreclosures

Angela Powell of EXIT Team Realty of Hinesville has earned the certified distressed property expert designation, having completed extensive training in foreclosure avoidance and short sales.

March 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Port traffic sets record for February

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - The Port of Savannah posted a record February for the number of cargo containers it moved last month, which also was one of the strongest months ever for automobile imports coming into Brunswick, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday.

March 22, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


State jobless rate falls to 10.2 percent

ATLANTA - Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly last month, the state Department of Labor said.

March 21, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Foresters brace for wildfire season

SAVANNAH - Foresters say what looks like a busy wildfire season is off to an early start in southern Georgia, where drought conditions have left woods and timberland as dry as tinder.

March 21, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


City halts licenses for Internet gaming businesses

The Hinesville City Council placed a six-month moratorium Thursday on issuing business licenses to businesses, like some Internet cafes, that engage in Internet gaming or sweepstakes. These activities involve electronic machines and devices, Internet services and telephone cards, city officials said.

March 21, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


Power company backs reactor review

ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday it supports President Barack Obama's call for a safety review of all the country's nuclear power plants in light of the ongoing crisis in Japan.

March 18, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Don't procrastinate as tax deadline looms

Nobody likes being nagged, but I'm going to risk reader displeasure by reminding everyone that there are hefty financial consequences if you owe income taxes and do not file a return on time - or at least request a filing extension.

March 18, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


Consider premium bonds when looking for income

As an investor, you want your money to grow so that you can achieve your important goals, such as a comfortable retirement or college for your children. But you also may invest to increase your cash flow. In fact, without a strong cash flow, you may be forced to dip into your growth-oriented investments to pay for short-term needs - and if you do this repeatedly, you could damage your prospects for attaining your long-term goals. That's why you'll want to look at different ways of boosting your cash flow - one of which may be premium bonds.

March 18, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Guest column | Business News


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Lowcountry boil for Chamber members Oct. 7

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Membership Appreciation Lowcountry Boil and Oyster Roast for members on Oct. 7, at Bryant Commons ...

September 29, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chick-Fil-A confirmed for shopping center

Chick-Fil-A is finally coming to Hinesville.

September 28, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Home inspection business opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Sept. 14 for Moe's Home Inspection Services at the Chamber ...

September 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Accident response prompts First Responder Appreciation

Thomas Hill Jewelers in Hinesville recently hosted a First Responder Appreciation Day.

September 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


New overtime laws topic at Chamber seminar

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a two-part Labor Law Workshop from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Sept. 29 and ...

September 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Realtors plan art auction as fundraiser

Hinesville Area Board of Reatlors will have an art auction Saturday.

September 15, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber names young leaders

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following high school students have been accepted into the 2016-17 class of Young Adult ...

September 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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