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Real estate agents further careers

Local Re/Max Accent realtor Terry Sherell Fortson recently earned a graduate realtor institute designation from the Georgia and National Associations of Realtors.

November 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Downtown businesses set holiday open house

Downtown Hinesville will kick off the shopping season this Friday and Saturday when shops showcase their holiday merchandise during an open house. Stores will stay open until 7 p.m. Friday and will operate under normal business hours Saturday.

November 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Arnold not seeking LCDA reappointment

Liberty County Development Authority member Jeff Arnold recently announced he will not ask to be reappointed to the panel. His four-year term ends in two months.

November 04, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Business


Lack of training, chances hinder jobless

Dwanna Boyd admits that she hasn't always made the best choices.

November 02, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Business


Tree farm, wreath maker score at fair

When she's not stringing together quotes and facts for newspaper stories, Jesup Press-Sentinel reporter Raye Nakles spends her free time weaving boughs of holly and fresh evergreen for her award-winning Christmas wreaths. For the past 16 years, she has spent her free weekends at Brewer's Christmas Tree Farm in Midway, making wreaths and selling her homemade jams and jellies.

October 30, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Local real estate professionals attend convention

George W. Holtzman, broker/owner of Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors in Hinesville, and sales manager Brian Maike attended the ninth annual Coldwell Banker Global Management Summit on Oct. 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency Century City in Los Angeles.

October 30, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Area pharmacies get Medicare accreditation

RICHMOND HILL - Richmond Hill Pharmacy, Medical Center Pharmacy and Whitman Pharmacy have received Medicare accreditation status by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care for their home/durable medical equipment services and medical supply provider services.

October 30, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Long Chamber has new president

The Long County Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new president at its Sept. 20 meeting.

October 26, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Ida Mae and Joe's closes

MIDWAY - It's not clear what forced a popular eatery in Liberty County to close its doors, but one thing is for certain: Ida Mae and Joe's Restaurant will be missed.

October 23, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Business


Area holding own in jobs; not improving

Hinesville and all of Coastal Georgia's unemployment numbers continue to be stronger than those statewide and across the country, but still did not show any improvements in September.

October 23, 2009 | Staff report | Business


Phone company markets self as CenturyLink

CenturyTel and EMBARQ are officially launching the new CenturyLink brand this week throughout the company's 33-state service area.

October 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Business trying koi farming

Down a winding dirt road near the Liberty/Long County line, on 10 acres of wooded land, sits a large pond containing fish rarely seen in the Southeast.

October 21, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Business


Census jobs available in Ludowici, Allenhurst

The U.S. Census Bureau is looking for people from Long County and Allenhurst to fill jobs when the 2010 national count is conducted.

October 19, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


State jobless rate hangs at 10.1 percent

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported this week that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged at 10.1 percent from August to September. Previously, the August rate had been reported at 10.2 percent, but was revised downward slightly.

October 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Quality Inn staffer gets APEX award

Barbara Walthour of the Quality Inn at Fort Stewart in Hinesville has received a front desk service excellence award from Choice Hotels International, which recognizes properties and individuals that have demonstrated a commitment to excellence.

October 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Articles by Section - Business


Law partners open new office

Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and Liberty County Chamber of Commerce officials gather with Katie Smith, a partner in Phillips, Kitchings and Smith during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the law offices on Friday, June 26. The law firm's new location is at 111 W. Court St. in downtown Hinesville.

July 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Chamber sets marketing boot camp

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Liberty County Convention & Visitors Bureau, will host a digital-marketing and social-media boot camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 27, at the La Quinta Inn & Suites, 1740 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington.

July 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Development authority OKs budgets

The Liberty County Development Authority balanced and approved all of its budgets last week. The budget is for fiscal-year 2016, which runs from July 1 through June 30.

July 02, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Business


Canoochee employee honored by national

Joe Sikes recently was selected as one of the 2015 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Brand Champions at the national CONNECT '15 conference held in Minneapolis.

June 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


What one of the richest men in America is doing to teach kids about money

Warren Buffett is one of the most succesful investors in history. He's currently worth over $70 billion, constantly ranking among the richest men in the world.

June 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Fed holding off on rate increases but says it could still happen this year

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced last week the economy is still not strong enough to warrant a hike for interest rates, though she is optimistic the anticipated hike could arrive as soon as September.

June 23, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Business


Americans households have the highest credit card debt since recession

American consumers are accumulating credit card debt at the same rate as before the recession, despite paying down a huge chunk of that borrowing during the first quarter of this year, according to CardHub’s 2015 Credit Card Debt Study released this week.

June 22, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Business


This is probably why you liked 'Jurassic World' so much

Last weekend, the newest installment in the Jurassic Park franchise, "Jurassic World," set the record for the highest opening weekend in history, beating out the previous champ, Marvel’s "The Avengers."

June 22, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Facebook billionaire donates $5 million to help undocumented immigrants pay for college

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg announced Wednesday that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, had donated $5 million to a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants.

June 21, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


New music store opens in Hinesville

Hinesville has a new musical instrument sales, repair and instructional store. Backline Productions Services LLC opened its doors in March but held its official grand opening May 16.

June 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Business


What students should really look for in a college education

As tuition increases, more and more economists and public figures are calling for a more pragmatic approach to what it should mean to get a college degree. The president of the Association of American Universities, Hunter Rawlings, disagrees.

June 17, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


7 ways a small business can save on its taxes

One of the advantages to owning a small business is that you have additional tax deductions that are set up with business owners in mind. It’s hard to know which tax deductions are applicable to your individual situation, which is why you should work with an experienced tax accountant to maximize your write-offs.

June 17, 2015 | Troy Martin Deseret News | Business


Discount store to start hiring

Wal-Mart will hire up to 95 people to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this fall in Hinesville.

June 17, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Is this the greatest high school graduation ever? Maybe

Ever heard of Kahuku High School in Hawaii? If not, now you'll probably never forget it.

June 16, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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