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Do kids a favor, teach them about interest

One of the most valuable financial lessons you can share with your kids before they leave the nest is to explain what interest rates are and how they work. The important financial transactions they'll conduct as adults likely will be affected in some way by interest rates, whether as a lender or a borrower.

April 20, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


County outperforms region in income, job growth

From 2001-2010, Liberty County saw the largest percentage of average annual per capita income growth and was second only to Chatham County in job creation in the 10-county coastal region, according to Georgia Trend's April 2011 issue.

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


State revenue up 10 percent in March

Georgia saw healthy boosts in revenue for the month of March and for the fiscal quarter, Gov. Nathan Deal reported last week.

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


Mortgage has big impact on financial goals

If you're purchasing a new home or refinancing your existing one, you've got some mortgage-related decisions to consider. And since your mortgage may well be the biggest financial transaction you ever make - and one that can affect your long-term financial goals, such as retirement - you'll want to weigh your options carefully.

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


Coastal Home Care opens branch here

Coastal Home Care recently celebrated the grand opening of its fourth practice with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new location at 531 S. Main St. in Hinesville.

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


Sears honors management of local store

Sears Hometown Stores named its Hinesville location a 2011 premier dealer. The annual award recognizes Sears Hometown Stores across the country that consistently offer the greatest customer service, outstanding store performance and standards, as well as exceptional demonstrations of local community involvement. In January, the Hinesville store was one of 190 locations throughout the country to receive the national recognition at the annual Hometown Celebration in Orlando, Fla.

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


Drivers cut back as gas prices rise

Soaring gas prices are starting to take a toll on American drivers.

April 14, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Avoid hidden tax triggers in retirement

Tax season is upon us – but before you break out that box of old receipts in search of every last deduction, think about whether you're taking advantage of all the tax benefits associated with saving for retirement.

April 14, 2011 | By Jill Perlin Columnist | Business News


Dublin church to pray for lower gas prices

DUBLIN - Members of a central Georgia church plan to gather at gas pumps to pray for lower prices.

April 12, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Jobless rate dips to 8.8 percent in Feb.

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said last week that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area declined to 8.8 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.0 percent in January.

April 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Bank to recycle electronics for free

The Coastal Bank, a locally owned and operated community bank headquartered in Savannah, will accept electronic items for recycling, free of charge, at all area branches and at the bank's operations center in Pooler from April 18-22 in honor of Earth Week. The electronics-recycling program is offered in partnership with Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire Inc.

April 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


McDonalds to be hiring more in area

McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire additional talent for crew and restaurant-management positions at their Hinesville-area restaurants April 19.

April 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Tax preparation office franchise recognized

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Liberty Tax Service, which has a Hinesville branch, recently was recognized for its franchise opportunities when the company was ranked on three business lists: Entrepreneur magazine's "Franchise 500" list; Black Enterprise's"40 Best Franchises for African Americans" list; and Poder's "Top 25 Franchise Opportunities for Hispanics" list.

April 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Stress busters for 'sandwich generation'

You may be too busy to realize it, but April is Stress Awareness Month.

April 08, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


State budget deals includes harbor money

ATLANTA - State lawmakers said Thursday they have struck a partial budget deal that would buy new police cars, hire more tax collectors and commit state funding for dredging the Port of Savannah.

April 08, 2011 | By Ray Henry Associated Press writer | Business News


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Coastal EMC meeting attracts more than 800

More than 800 attended Coastal Electric Cooperative's 77th annual Meeting of the Members June 8 at Midway Middle School, where Riceboro native and WTOC ...

June 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Tech Foundation tour of historic churches visits Liberty

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau worked with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Tourism Division, to help organize a Historic Rural Churches Tour ...

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber honors YALL graduates

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently recognized members of the 2016-17 graduating class of Young Adult Liberty Leaders.

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Business leaders meet lawmakers

April Burriss, vice president of VIP Office Furniture and Supply, recently went to Washington, D.C., with Juanita Strickland, a VIP consultant.

June 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Cleaning business marks opening

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on June 6th, for K&M Xtreme Clean at the Chamber/CVB offices in downtown ...

June 16, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Electric co-op gives update on year’s successes, future challenges at 77th annual meeting

More than 800 were in attendance for Coastal Electric Cooperative's 77th annual Meeting of the Members, held June 8 at Midway Middle School, where ...

June 14, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Real estate business owners cut ribbon

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 19 for A Plus Realty Group and the Real Estate Resource Center ...

June 06, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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