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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


Postal Services adds automated kioski here

DULUTH - As part of an ongoing effort to provide quick, easy and convenient access, the United States Postal Service has installed an automated postal center self-service kiosk at the Hinesville Post Office, 744 W. Oglethorpe Hwy.

July 27, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Hinesville jobless rate hits 8.3 percent

The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area rose to 8.3 percent in June, up one percentage point from a revised 7.3 percent in May.

July 24, 2009 | Staff report | Business


Development authority fetes local companies

At the recent unveiling of the Liberty County Development Authority logo, the authority recognized Interstate Paper

July 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Standard named CenturyLunk GM

BEAUFORT-GREENWOOD, S.C. - CenturyTel has named Durand Standard general manager for South Carolina and Georgia.

July 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Local business owners on magazine cover

The owners of Southeast Auto Service were recently featured on the cover and in the feature article for SelfEmployed magazine.

July 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Ports authority re-elect chairman

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority's Board of Directors recently unanimously re-elected Stephen S. Green of Savannah to serve an additional one-year term as chairman for fiscal year 2010 - July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2010 - and approved capital improvement projects designed to increase capacity and efficiency.

July 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Authority unveils new logo, marketing plan

Pad sites in Tradeport East may not be empty for long, as the Liberty County Development Authority ignites a marketing effort to bring more companies - in turn, more jobs and more money - to the area.

July 22, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Business


Comcast donates $3,300 to area Head Start programs

SAVANNAH - The Comcast Foundation donated $2,480 to the Economic Opportunity Authority for Savannah-Chatham Inc.'s Head Start program and $820 to Liberty County Head Start.

July 17, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Allstate recognizes Hinesville office

Allstate Insurance Company has recognized Allstate agency owner Lynn Bennett with the Chairman's Conference Award for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitable business growth.

July 17, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


STC program guarantees an interview

Job-seekers are out in droves and one local employer is looking to give the unemployed a competitive edge.

July 17, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Business


Small businesses weathering the storm

While some businesses in Liberty County seem to be here today and gone tomorrow, there still are a few establishments clawing their way through the tumultuous economy.

July 17, 2009 | Alena Parker Staff writer | Business


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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


Everyone is still struggling to know what to make of 'trigger warnings'

After discussing his "mild racism" during his opening monologue for Saturday Night on May 16, stand-up comedian Louis C.K. ruffled some feathers by joking about knowing a "neighborhood child molester" in his youth.

June 15, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Are family-oriented work policies bad for business?

The rise of mandatory paid leave for both men and women who have children has been meteoric, according to The New Republic's Lauren Sandler.

June 15, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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