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Hinesville Rotarians get the scoop on contracting with Fort Stewart

Debbie Swindell, assistant director with the Office of Small Business Programs, told Hinesville Rotarians how small businesses can go about contracting their services with Fort Stewart. Swindell was Tuesday's guest speaker for the Hinesville Rotary Club.

May 12, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


Hinesville jobless down to 8.6 percent

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced this week that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area decreased to 8.6 percent in March, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.8 percent in February. The jobless rate in the metro Hinesville area in March a year ago was 8.5 percent.

April 29, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Realty group opens new office building

Elaine Boggs Realty Group, which is located next to CVS at 116 Gen. Screven Way, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening April 14 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

April 29, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Consider tax-smart investing

April 18 was the deadline for filing your individual tax return. But that wasn't the only event that occurred this tax season. Although you might not have been aware of it, Tax Freedom Day was April 12.

April 29, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Company warns of scams after storms

The hail that battered roofs in Southeast Georgia recently did more than just damage shingles and gutters. It left homeowners vulnerable to scam artists who prey upon people who want their roofs repaired quickly and cheaply.

April 27, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber creates transportation affiliate

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announced this week the creation of a new transportation-focused affiliate, the Georgia Transportation Alliance.

April 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


'Environmentally counscious' investing

Millions of people around the world today will celebrate the 41st anniversary of Earth Day. As a global citizen, you may wish to commemorate this event by thinking of ways you can help the environment, such as boosting your recycling efforts and cutting back on your energy consumption. But you also can contribute to a "greener" world through your investment activities.

April 22, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Businesses fear new immigration law

ATLANTA - Some Georgia business owners and farmers say they could have a harder time finding workers because of a bill passed by lawmakers to crack down on illegal immigration - among the toughest in the nation.

April 22, 2011 | By Kate Brumback Associated Press writer | Business News


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


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Protect trees during the cold

This weekend, even the most thick-blooded Georgians is bundle up in winter coats, hats and gloves. A cold front is moving across the state, and ...

December 11, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Deadline looms for recovery help

Farmers, ranchers and non-industrial forestland owners that suffered damage due to Hurricane Irma will have until Dec. 15 to apply for a special statewide incentives ...

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


Workshop aims at DOT contracting

The Georgia Department of Transportation and its Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Supportive Services program is holding a free workshop noon-3 p.m. Wednesday at the Hinesville ...

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


Enmarket buys Clyde’s

Savannah-based Enmarket Stations has boosted its convenience store reach with a 35-store deal bringing the company total to 90 stores in Georgia and the Carolinas.

December 07, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Picking the perfect tree

Since last weekend, I have noticed peculiar things happening in Coastal Georgia. Seemingly overnight, trees and shrubs are now adorned with shining ornaments, lights and ...

December 04, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Forestry to be topic of Savannah discussion

A tour to learn Georgians' hopes and concerns about forestry will present a "Tree Talk" in Savannah at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the ...

December 04, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


New riverkeeper hired for Ogeechee

Ogeechee Riverkeeper has hired Dr. Simona Perry as its new riverkeeper/executive director.

November 30, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Hinesville economy continues to recover from Hurricane Irma

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that metro Hinesville continues to recover from the impact of Hurricane Irma.

November 29, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Business News


How to care for holiday plants

As we enter into the holiday season, many people are looking for the perfect gifts. For those who wish to communicate their well wishes with ...

November 28, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Midway plant growing

Arconic, a forged metal producer in the Liberty County Development Authority's Tradeport East business park, needs work space and parking space as it continues ...

November 27, 2017 | By Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Business News


For the love of Liberty County

As a spouse of a retired U.S. Army veteran, I have traveled the world, and in my travels, I have achieved many successes. However ...

November 25, 2017 | By Sabrina Newby Special to the Courier | Business News


Shopping small can be a big deal

Having and supporting small business is an essential part of any local economy, however, during the holiday season it is easy for the local spots ...

November 24, 2017 | By Leah Poole Special to the Courier | Business News


Drop those pruners

During the long, hot dog days of late summer I always notice that I get fewer calls from home gardeners. That was especially true this ...

November 24, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Hinesville's dining options increasing

The packed parking lot and lines of cars extending out to MacArthur Drive can only mean one thing - Cook Out is officially open.

November 22, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Business News


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