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Jobless rate rises statewide in July

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported recently that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.3 percent in July, up two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 10.1 percent in June.

August 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Realtor earns GRI designation

Local realtor Jolonda T. Greene recently received the graduate realtors institute designation by the Georgia and National Associations of Realtors.

August 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


B.C. Bautista & Associates opens

B.C. Bautista & Associates, owned by Brenda Bautista, recently opened and celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted

August 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


South Georgia Bank unveils logo

Bran Thompson, president of South Georgia Bank headquartered in Glennville, announced the bank has

August 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Spine & Sports ranks on Inc. 500 list

NEW YORK - Inc. magazine recently ranked Spine & Sport of Savannah No. 357 on its 28th annual Inc. 500, a ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

August 14, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Ground broken on Long County development

On Aug. 4, builders, developers, realtors and others who were involved with the creation of The Garrison Place attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the housing development.

August 12, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Georgia Power employees give to help kids learn

Citizens of Georgia Power delivered a truck full of book bags stuffed with school supplies to the Liberty County Board of Education this week.

August 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Chamber leader earns statewide certification

The Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives has announced that Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kenny Smiley has met the criteria to be named a Georgia certified chamber Eeecutive.

August 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Public using clunker law

Liberty County residents joined hundreds of thousands of other car buyers recently, flocking to vehicle lots to take advantage of the government-sponsored Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) or "cash for clunkers."

August 03, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Business


Chamber hires director of member services

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is expanding its membership and staff. The chamber recently hired Genese L. Baker, a Liberty County native, as director of membership and programs.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Local teachers turn hobby into business

Local teachers Jason and Dakhine Lee have always enjoyed reading, and now they have channeled their passion for books and comics into Jungle Jake's, a new business in downtown Hinesville.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


VIP hires local as designer

VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently hired Markie Floyd in the furniture sales division.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Ports report increasing activity

SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority's Chairman of the Board Steve Green announced Thursday the GPA handled more than 2.4 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent unit containers), added additional services and maintained its position as America's fourth-highest volume container port in fiscal year 2009.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Long business celebrates cowboys

The County Line Barn in Long County hosted the fifth Annual Day of the American Cowboy Saturday.

July 31, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Tax free shopping starts Thursday

The state's tax-free weekend in preparation for the a new school year starts tomorrow, but some local shoppers and businesses differed on whether the savings outweigh the costs of waiting.

July 29, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Business


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Metro area’s jobless rate drops

Metropolitan Hinesville's unemployment rate for February was 6.8 percent, down 0.2 percentage point from

March 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Twitter uses venture capital to compete with Google's Android

Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.

March 27, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


How the Federal Reserve reconciles low unemployment and stagnant wages

When the Federal Reserve was established in 1913, over 30,000 different currencies were in some type of use throughout the United States. The lack of a uniform currency contributed to systemic weaknesses in the monetary system, including bank runs, unstable interest rates and prices, and an overall lack of confidence in banking institutions. Thanks to its capacity to mitigate each of the aforementioned issues, along with many others, the Federal Reserve has played a key role in stabilizing the United States economy.

March 26, 2015 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Business


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