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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

Liberty OKs Greenway project participation

Last week, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners threw its support behind the Coastal Georgia Greenway project, a 155-mile stretch that would include various trails that start in South Carolina, wind through coastal Georgia and end in Florida.

April 08, 2011 | Seraine Page | Business News

Commercial castnet deadline coming

BRUNSWICK - Officials at the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources have announced plans for the 2011 commercial food shrimp castnet lottery.

April 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Tech company opens near Stewart, Hunter

Radiance Technologies Inc. of Huntsville, Ala., has opened an office in Savannah.

April 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

German counsul visits Liberty County

Dr. Lutz Gorgens, consul general of the Federal Republic of Germany, recently visited Liberty County and toured the German-based Hugo Boss distribution center in the Midway Industrial Park and Tradeport East Business Center. Gorgens, right; speaks with Mike Heagy, left, vice president of distribution for Hugo Boss; and Ron Tolley, center, CEO of the Liberty County Development Authority.

April 01, 2011 | Staff Report | Business News

Are your investments getting enough exercise

Now that spring is here, you may find it easier to get outside to run, bike or take part in other physical pursuits that you enjoy. As you know, the more active you are, the more efficiently your body will work. And the same can hold true for your investments: The more exercise they get, the more potential they have to work on your behalf.

April 01, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Column special to Courier | Business News

State lawmakers hear about reactors here

ATLANTA - State lawmakers will soon hear from a power company executive about the safety of four nuclear reactors in Georgia.

March 31, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News

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

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Veteran-owned home care service opens in Hinesville

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening and ribbon cutting March 9 for Serenity Home Care Services at their office located at ...

March 16, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Area dentist office donates to hospital

Howard Family Dental Foundation, the charitable foundation of a dental office group based in Coastal Georgia and South Carolina, recently donated $30,000 to St ...

March 15, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Boutique celebrates grand re-opening

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting March 6 for Charming Chics Boutique at their new location at 229 ...

March 13, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Hair boutique opens in Hinesville

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 1 for VW & Co. Hair Boutique at their location, 204 West Oglethorpe Highway ...

March 13, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Is it too late to spray, prune, fertilize ...

As the weather warms up, gardeners spring into action - just as our phones and email at the Extension Office begin to buzz with activity.

March 12, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News

Mayor to give State of City at luncheon in April

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon April 26 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center on ...

March 12, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Hospital Authority to have called meeting

The Liberty Regional Medical Center Hospital Authority Board is having a called Executive Board Meeting for the Hospital Board of Authority on Monday, March 12th ...

March 09, 2018 | Staff Report | Business News

Multi-generational workforce workshop set for March 27

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and CVB will sponsor an employer-centric workshop about today's multi-generational workforce from 3:30-5:30 p.m. March ...

March 08, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Coastal Cooling earns Platinum award

Last week Coastal Cooling LLC, a local heating and air conditioning company, was given a Platinum Dealer Award from Southern Pipe and Supply/Rheem for ...

March 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

NAACP meeting boosts entrepreneurship

Liberty County NAACP members, government leaders, professional advisors and expert presenters came together during the NAACP Community Meeting on Feb. 24. The event was held ...

March 05, 2018 | By Krystal Hart Correspondent | Business News

Minority chamber presents SWAG award

Terri Denison was the guest speaker at the Liberty County Minority Chamber's February mixer recently, where she was presented the Smart Women Achieving Greatness ...

March 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Trees and grass just don't make good neighbors

Lately I have been getting many calls from homeowners asking about lawn care. The two most common questions I have been asked are "Why do ...

February 26, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News

Small Business Week is March 19-23

Liberty County and Hinesville will celebrate Georgia Small Business Week March 19-23 by featuring local businesses in various events and promotions sponsored by the Liberty ...

February 26, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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