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Business after hours at Courier Thursday

The Coastal Courier will host a Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27.

January 26, 2011 | Staff report | Business News


260-room Jekyll Island hotel closing

JEKYLL ISLAND- A 260-room hotel on Jekyll Island is about to close its doors.

January 25, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Port Authority wants SC deepening too

SAVANNAH - Georgia port officials pledged Monday to support a deeper shipping channel for rival seaport Charleston, S.C., while they also seek federal permission and funding to dredge the waterway to the Port of Savannah.

January 25, 2011 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business News


Firth Rixson ready to open foundry here

Firth Rixson on Wednesday formally announced the grand opening of its new facility in Midway during a two-day customer appreciation event at the site in Tradeport East Business Park. The company also officially announced the signing of a contract with Rolls-Royce, owned by BMW, to produce parts for the foreign cars at the new facility.

January 21, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Business News


State jobless rate over 10% in December

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.2 percent in December, up two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 10 percent in November. The preliminary November rate of 10.1 percent reported last month has been revised downward by one-tenth of a percentage point. The rate was 10.3 percent in December 2009. This is the 39th consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is currently 9.4 percent.

January 21, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Prepare for early, possible unwanted, retirement

Given the economic climate we're in, you may one day be faced with a downsizing or otherwise forced to retire earlier than you had planned. But even if that happens, you can still maintain control of your financial future - if you make the right moves.

January 21, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Belt-tightening tips for your budget

Between holiday shopping bills now coming due, increased winter heating bills and the coming income tax season, many people are feeling the pinch. Your best bet for getting back on track is probably to trim expenses.

January 19, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


It's not too early to get ready for garden

It has been an interesting winter so far.

January 19, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business News


IRS has $7 million in refunds for Georgians

The Internal Revenue Service is looking for more than 4,700 Georgia taxpayers who are due refund checks worth more than a total of $7 million.

January 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber app gives members easy access

Liberty County Chamber of Commerce members now can use their smart phones to download an application that gives them access to a member directory, along with information for businesses that are most relevant to consumers.

January 17, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Business News


DoD details civilian pay freeze

Defense Department civilian employees affected by the federal pay freeze for 2011 and 2012 will still have the opportunity to receive performance awards, promotions and normal longevity increases, the American Forces Press Service reported recently.

January 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Fitness center opens in Ludowici

Residents of Long County and neighboring areas no longer have to fight traffic to get a good work out. A new fitness center recently opened in Ludowici.

January 17, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business News


LCDA staffer on GEDA board

ATLANTA - At its annual conference in Savannah, the Georgia Economic Developers Association named its 2011 board of directors and the chairmen and women of its volunteer working committees. The new terms of office began Jan. 1.

January 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Choosing a financial advisor isn't easy

As you navigate the financial world, you'll most likely deal with a wide array of investment choices, constantly changing tax laws, estate-planning issues and other areas. And then, to make things even more complex, you'll have to consider your own risk tolerance, time horizon and individual goals. If you're like most people, you don't have the time and expertise to create, monitor and adjust your investment strategy by yourself, so you'll need to get some help. But how can you choose a financial professional who is right for you?

January 14, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Get the most out of gift cards

If someone gave you a $50 bill, you probably wouldn't just stick it in a drawer and forget it.

January 12, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


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Visitors bureau uses week to promote tourism

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau celebrated National Travel and Tourism Week May 7-14 with several events.

May 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Businessman pay to have Long road paved

Long County received nearly $40,000 earlier this month from a businessman to help pay for road improvements where he wanted to put a convenience ...

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


Ameris hires two for Hinesville branch

SAVANNAH - Ameris Bank recently welcomed Yvette Bennett and Jozi Marlowe as bank tellers at Ameris Bank's Hinesville branch.

May 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Ribbon cutting for restaurant

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting on May 5 for Tammy's Restaurant and Lounge, 818 E.G ...

May 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Convention bureau employee lauded

Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau coordinator of first impressions Mary Prince has earned the Stellar Service Award, presented by the Georgia Visitor Information Center ...

May 12, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Ludowici banker retiring from Heritage

The Heritage Bank has announced the retirement of Lilah Bell effective May 4.

May 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Contractors launch recruiting drive

DULUTH - The Georgia Highway Contractors Association has launched a campaign to generate awareness about road construction careers.

May 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Knotts named Coastal Courier advertising sales manager

Coastal Courier General Manager Kathryn Fox announced Tuesday that Morgan Knotts has been appointed advertising sales manager.

May 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Business News


Chamber, CVB show off new offices at open house

"Our home is yours."

May 08, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Goodwill Week includes in-store scavenger hunts

Goodwill is celebrating Goodwill Week with a variety of events will from Monday to May 13.

May 05, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Youth leaders get a lesson in economic development

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2016-2017 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class had an economic development session on April 12, hosted by the Liberty County ...

May 05, 2017 | Staff Report | Business News


Tour’s focus is to boost home sales

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau is hosting a tour of Liberty County for local real estate professional on May 12.

May 05, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


ESG marks new contract with city

ESG Operations, Hinesville's public works contractor, had an open house and the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce organized a ribbon cutting for the business ...

May 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


CPA firm opens office downtown

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting March 21 for Arline & Wiggins, CPAs, LLC at the firm's new office at 110 ...

May 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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