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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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City distributing annual financial report

The city of Hinesville recently published the 2016 Popular Annual Financial Report, a publication that is mailed to every household in the city.

July 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Portrait studio opens in Flemington

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting June 30 for Perfect Portraits, 1705 E. Oglethorpe Highway, Flemington.

July 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Take-out food delivery service covers county

The staff of Hinesville Takeout Express had a ribbon cutting at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce office, 2018 E. Court St., Hinesville on June ...

July 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Former WACH surgeon now with Optim

SAVANNAH - Orthopedic surgeon David Sedory has joined the network of physicians at Optim Orthopedics, seeing patients at its Savannah, Richmond Hill and Hinesville clinics.

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


Business adds U-Haul

GD Customz has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the area.

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


Armstrong report bullish on area's economy

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor, which analyzes data and identifies trends affecting the regional economy, reports that the Savannah metro ...

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


Utility developing next generation of workers

Five area high school students began work last month as part of Coastal Electric Cooperative's "Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow" program.

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


Realtor has ribbon cutting

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting on June 16 for Marge Wester, a realtor with Keller Williams Realty at the Chamber ...

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


Impact of corporate move on Riceboro mill unclear

Officials are not yet saying whether the acquisition of a controlling interest in the company that owns Interstate Paper will change operations at its Riceboro ...

July 03, 2017 | Staff report | Business News


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