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Insurance investigator here Dec. 12

An investigator from Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John Oxendine's office will be coming to Hinesville on Dec. 12.

December 20, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Lemon Law keeps car purchases from going sour

"Consumers who purchase, register or lease a new motor vehicle in the state of Georgia are eligible for protection against recurring defects under Georgia's Lemon Law," Joseph Doyle, administrator of the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs, said.

December 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Peebles offers holiday shopping initiatives

With the holiday shopping season here, Peebles is set to offer their customers a shopping experience that's both stress-free and easy on the pocketbook.

December 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Economy strong through summer

WASHINGTON -- The economy barreled ahead in the summer, growing at a 4.9 percent pace. The performance was the strongest in four years but isn't expected to last through the current quarter amid the housing slump and credit crunch. New-home sales edged up in October but sales activity still hovered near an 11-year low.

December 14, 2007 | By Jeannine Aversa Associated Press Economics Writer | Business


State offers ethanol distribution subsidy

ATLANTA - Retail gasoline stations planning to install infrastructure to dispense E85 fuel can now apply for financial assistance through the state of Georgia.

December 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


GSU workshop on customer srevice

A workshop at Georgia Southern University will show business owners and employees how to meet and exceed the needs of their customers.

December 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Housing construction jump indicates apartment surge

WASHINGTON (AP) - Construction of new homes and apartments rebounded in October by the largest amount in eight months but the unexpected increase was not viewed as a signal of a housing turnaround.

December 11, 2007 | By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer | Business


Peebles opens department store here

Hundreds of people stood in line Thursday morning anticipating the grand opening of Hinesville's newest department store, Peebles.

December 11, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Business


Old depot moves to new home

December 11, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Business


Real estate transfers for Nov. 16

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Oct. 22-26. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.

December 11, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Hinesville area added 100 new jobs in October

The Hinesville area added 100 new jobs in October, according to the Georgia Department of Labor monthly report released Friday.

December 11, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Business


Lieutenant governor sees business success

ATLANTA - Lt. Governor Casey Cagle praised the recent release of Site Selection Magazine's 2007 Top 20 Business Climate Rankings. The state of Georgia's business climate was ranked as second in the nation.

December 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Some power customers could see bills lowered

Residents of the unincorporated area of Liberty County could join others across the state in seeing lower electric bills next year, according to a ruling by the Fulton Super-ior Court.

December 11, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Business


SBA Patriot Express initiative expands in Georgia

ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration Georgia District Office reports that 21 SBA guaranteed loans, totaling $1.3 million, have been issued to small businesses to date in Georgia under the Patriot Express Loan Initiative that promotes veteran-owned enterprises

December 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Merchants explore revitalizing downtown

With a plan and a vision on how to revitalize the historic downtown business district, the new Hinesville Downtown Development Authority director, Vicki Davis, met with local merchants at Over Coffee on Tuesday morning.

December 11, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Business


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Photography shop marks opening

Joanna Ng Photography was welcomed as a new member of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 20 at the chamber offices in Hinesville.

March 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Homes for Heroes ranks area realtor high

Homes for Heroes recently named Lisa Scales with Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners its No. 2 realtors affiliate nationwide in 2013, based on number of heroes served.

March 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Gun manufacturer cutting workforce

North Bryan-based engineering and weapons manufacturer Daniel Defense announced Tuesday a 14 percent net reduction in workforce due to current market conditions.

March 05, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business


Job fair, business expo here in April

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair and business expo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 9 at the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville.

March 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Meat, seafood shop opens in Midway

Coastal Meat and Seafood held a grand opening and ribbon cutting, in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, Feb. 21 at 9784 Seagrass Plaza, suite C, on E. Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.

March 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Coastal Bank hires new mortgage originator

SAVANNAH - Gerald Lee recently was hired as a mortgage loan originator by The Coastal Bank at the bank's Hinesville office, 101 W. Henry St.

March 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Courier going to metered paywall

In an attempt to show potential new online readers what the Coastal Courier has to offer in the way of up-to-the-minute updates on intensely local news, sports, features and events, the multimedia company will launch its new metered paywall Saturday, March 1.

February 28, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Business


Report: Film company was denied access to track

After days of rumors, conjecture and finger-pointing, the office investigating last week's fatal train accident in Wayne County has issued a preliminary report.

February 26, 2014 | By Bill DeYoung Correspondent | Business


Airport operator hoping to promote it

MidCoast Regional Airport's new fixed-base operator told local Joint Management Board members Wednesday that efforts to reduce costs, train airport staff in fuel quality control and promote the airport are going well.

February 25, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Business


OMI drops suit against Richmond Hill

The public works company Operations Management International has dropped its $2 million lawsuit against Richmond Hill, a mere two months after it was filed.

February 25, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business


Small scam can cost consumers plenty

When you check your credit-card statements every month for thefts, your eyes likely scan down the column of figures for large amounts that indicate scammers have used your card for major purchases.

February 23, 2014 | By David Uffington Columnist | Business


State revenue up in January

Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for the month of January totaled almost $1.81 billion for an increase of $76.25 million, or 4.4 percent, compared to the month-ended January 2013.

February 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Chamber, CVB launch new website

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau launched its new website Feb. 6.

February 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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