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Business owners need own 'quarterback'

Unless you've been cut off from every source of media, not to mention all human contact, you're aware that the Super Bowl is fast approaching. If you're a football fan, you're probably eager to watch the game featuring this year's best teams. And if you're a business owner, you can learn a lot from how Super Bowl teams are put together.

February 04, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


SBA has program for woman business owners

WASHINGTON - Women-owned small businesses can begin taking steps to participate in a new federal contracting program today, the U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced. The new Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program will be fully implemented during the next several months, with the first contracts expected to be awarded by the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011.

February 04, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Area jobless numbers increase

ATLANTA – The preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah and Coastal Georgia areas increased in December, according to reports from the office of State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Ford Plantation named wedding venue

The Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill has been named Best Wedding Venue by the 2011 Bride's Choice Awards with the online wedding planning resource Wedding Wire.

January 31, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber honors members, businesses

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had its annual awards banquet Jan. 20 at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart. The following business and entrepreneurs were recognized for their efforts in 2010:

January 28, 2011 | Staff report | Business News


Hinesville jobless numbers up in December

ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area increased to 8.5 percent in December, up one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 8.4 percent in November.

January 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Broker heads state regulatory agency

At its January meeting, the six members of the Georgia Real Estate Commission elected George Holtzman of Hinesville as the chairman for 2011.

January 28, 2011 | Staff report | Business News


Equipment plant schedules job fair

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center will help JCB, one of the world's largest manufacturers of construction equipment, recruit workers for its plant in Pooler in Chatham County.

January 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Put your financial puzzle together

Unless you keep track of obscure holidays, you may not be aware that Jan. 29 is National Puzzle Day. And while this day may not draw much attention, it does recognize the enjoyment that millions of people get from doing puzzles.

January 28, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


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


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Tourism touts its own accomplishments

The Liberty County Convention and Visitor's Bureau was the focus of the latest Progress Through People Luncheon.

October 23, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Utility helps fund classroom projects

Last week, an entourage of Coastal Electric Cooperative employees, camera crews and school administrators burst into 12 area classrooms with a big surprise.

October 23, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Aqua Brill wants people to enjoy their pets

A menagerie of animals can be found at the store giving customers their choice of snakes, birds, reptiles, guinea pigs, aquatic fish and more.

October 23, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Canoochee EMC power provider since 1938

When Hurricane Irma threatened our community, employees of Canoochee EMC rose to the task. They prepared their line trucks, hunkered down during the hardest of ...

October 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Business News


Spa helping raise awareness of domestic violence

Hinesville Day Spa owner Sheela Eichhorn and managers Charla Baggs and Carol West are raising funds to fight domestic violence and increase awareness of it ...

October 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Business News


Learn how to mix a mean cocktail

SAVANNAH – Learn how to stir & shake classic cocktails developed from tried and true recipes. Savannah's new Prohibition-style Speakeasy cocktail bar, Congress Street Up, started ...

October 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Georgia Trust seeks nominations

ATLANTA, - The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is seeking nominations for its 2018 Preservation Awards, an annual list of preservation projects and individuals in the ...

October 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Statesboro Agency recognized

The Statesboro-Area Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapter in Statesboro, was recently awarded the "Best Project of the Year" by the SHRM Georgia State ...

October 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Raising awareness about domestic violence

A place known for promoting relaxation and serenity is looking to open people's eyes when it comes to the issues of domestic violence.

October 12, 2017 | Patty Leon | Business News


Leadership Liberty gets physical at Youth Challenge

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce kicked off its 2017-18 Leadership Liberty class on Sept. 29-30 at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites in Flemington.

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Yu Spa looking to pamper clients

Lisa Guo opened Yu Spa in 2013 in order to carry on the specialized modalities used by massage therapists and body work professionals she grew ...

October 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Business News


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