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Saturday is 'Work Ready Day' in Liberty

Liberty County workers may take the Georgia Work Ready assessment test from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Savannah Technical College's Liberty Campus. The Work Ready initiative, which officials say ensures workers have valuable skills, easy access to training and world-class job opportunities, is sponsored by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, the Liberty County Board of Commissioners, the city of Hinesville, Savannah Technical College, the Liberty County Board of Education, the Liberty County Development Authority, the Department of Labor and several private organizations.

July 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Program offers real estate discounts to 'heroes'

Homes for Heroes, a company affiliated with realtors, lenders and other real estate service providers, facilitates rebates and discounts for military personnel, police officers, firefighters, teachers, first responders and others who serve communities and the nation. The program is now available in Hinesville.

July 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Workforce development in spotlight

Riceboro City Council member Chris Stacy shared the early results of his city's efforts to put young people to work during Thursday's mid-month county commission meeting. Through the Summer Youth Training program, teens living in Riceboro are placed in summer jobs to learn about the workplace and explore future career options.

July 19, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Business


Linx2Linx offers communication services

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed a new member, Linx2Linx Service Teams, Inc.

July 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Larry's Giant Subs get second store here

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed a new member, Larry's Giant Subs, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

July 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


New clothing, accessory store opens

Hinesville has a new clothing and accessories store. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently admitted new member Justin Frasier, who owns Exclusive-Men, Women & Accessories. The chamber recently had a ribbon cutting and grand opening at the store at 908 S. Main St., suite 103.

July 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


June jobless number not encouraging

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.0 percent in June, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10.1 percent in May. This is the 33rd consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is now 9.5 percent.

July 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Insurance agent supports fight against cancer

The American Cancer Society in Richmond Hill received a $1,000 donation July 7 from volunteer Lynn Bennett.

July 14, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


State Chamber website on election

The Georgia Chamber's Election Central webpage is live. Visitors to the site will find links to candidate information, voter resources, and key election dates.

July 14, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Sales tax holiday taking a year off

ATLANTA - Back-to-school shoppers in Georgia won't get the benefit of a sales tax holiday this year.

July 14, 2010 | Associated Press | Business


County nears Work Ready Status

Liberty County is closer than ever to achieving Georgia Work Ready certification, thanks to ongoing efforts by the Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Savannah Technical College and local participants.

July 09, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall | Business


Port authority sees 25% container growth

SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced recently that the GPA experienced 25.3 percent container growth in May and has recorded six consecutive months of double-digit growth.

July 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Liberty, Long in forestry initiative

James E. Tillman, Sr., State Conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia today announced that 19 more south Georgia counties are in the high priority category for funding for the Southeast Forestry Initiative (SFI). The goal of the SFI is to develop, enhance or restore pine savannah habitat by the management and restoration of longleaf pine on private lands. The application period for this Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program initiative ends July 9, 2010.

July 07, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


Long County Chamber has annual meeting

The Long County Chamber of Commerce had its 2010-11 installation banquet Tuesday at the Ludowici Church of God. The organization installed new officers and recognized the county's business of the year.

July 05, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Midway native passes bar exam

Alicia LaVon Mullice, a 2010 graduate of Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, completed the requirements for her degree in December 2009. She passed the February 2010 Georgia Bar examination and recently was sworn in to practice law in the state of Georgia by Liberty County Superior Court Chief Judge David Cavender. About 25 family members and friends attended the June 7 ceremony in the superior courtroom.

July 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Area eye surgeon raises money for Humane Society

Dr. Elizabeth "Doll" Miller of Georgia Eye Institute helps more than human patients.

June 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate declines to 5.1 percent in May

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for May was 5.1 percent, down 0.2 percentage point ...

June 24, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.comr | Business


Leadership SE Georgia graduates 28

Leadership Southeast Georgia recently graduated the Class of 2016.

June 23, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


HFD touts cost savings of fire insurance rating

The Hinesville Fire Department has an Insurance Service Office rating of 3, which is saving homeowners money, Deputy Fire Chief Kristian Johanson said.

June 23, 2016 | Tiffany King | Business


Day-care center cuts ribbon

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting June 9 for Dream Builders Learning Center.

June 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Senior group hires transportation director

SAVANNAH - Senior Citizens Inc. a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people age successfully, has named Daryle McCormick as its new director of transportation.

June 14, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Liberty County CVB cuts ribbon on gazebo

The gateway into Midway off of Interstate 95 just got a little bit nicer.

June 10, 2016 | Tiffany King | Business


Women’s group earns $1,500 grant for its work

The Community of Inspired Women recently received $1,500 under the Grainger Matching Gift Program.

June 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


New optometrist working in Hinesville

SouthCoast Health has added Dr. Caroline Kaufman Freeman, an optometrist who is a graduate of the University of Georgia, to its team of physicians.

June 07, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


State Bank buys S Bank, all branches are to stay open for now

ATLANTA - State Bank Financial Corp., the holding company for State Bank and Trust Co., and S Bankshares Inc. announced last month the signing of a ...

June 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Convenience-store chain vows to provide health foods

Enmarket (formerly Enmark Stations) has partnered with Partnership for a Healthier America to provide healthier choices to customers in the effort to help end childhood ...

June 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


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