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When choosing mutual funds look past short-term returns

What's the most prominent thing you notice about mutual fund advertisements? In most cases, it's the fund's return. Quite often, these returns are truly eye-popping. But if you look closer at the ads, you'll see that many of the highest returns are for short periods of time, such as one year or three years. And a mutual fund's short-term return is not, by itself, reason enough to buy that fund - so don't rush to your checkbook.

December 11, 2007 | By Matt Cardella Columnist | Business


Workplace wellness emphasized

Dr. Phyllis Isley, director of the Bureau of Business Research and Economic Development at Georgia Southern University, spoke about the importance of workplace-wellness programs recently during the Rotary Club's weekly meeting.

December 11, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Deeds Nov. 21

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Oct. 29-Nov. 2. 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


Chamber hosts business exposition

Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Business Expo entitled "Liberty For All" in Hinesville on Tuesday afternoon at the San's Hotel and Suites.

November 29, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Real estate transfers for Nov. 14

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Oct. 8-12. 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.

November 29, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Yellow Bluff featured in publications

Yellow Bluff is featured in the current issue of International Homes Magazine, Luxury Homes issue, in a feature segment titled "Sweet Georgia."

November 27, 2007 | Staff report | Business


New businesses opening in Hinesville

Feasy Travels has opening Saturday

November 24, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Small business loans hit record in state

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Small Business Administration posted higher numbers and dollars for its loan programs in Georgia during FY 2007 as the agency expanded access to capital to more than 3,000 small business startups and existing companies throughout the state.

November 24, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Walthourville getting new shopping center

The economic prosperity being experienced in Hinesville and the east end of Liberty County is finally spreading west.

November 24, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Business


Effingham lands 600-job plant

Monday, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced that Portuguese manufacturer EFACEC Group plans to build its first U.S. plant in Effingham County, creating 600 jobs and $100 million in investment.

November 21, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Case could cut Georgia Power bills

Hinesville, other Georgia cities and the municipal association can expect a court ruling by Nov. 15 in a case that could cost city customers $50 million in power bills.

November 17, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Business


Home sought for concrete plant

November 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


VIP has own trick-or-treat

November 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Customer concerned with repair company

Christina Colvin of Allenhurst wants to warn people about J.C. Refrigeration in Savannah.

November 17, 2007 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Business


Downtown authority gets new director

Vicki Davis recently began her duties with the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority.

November 17, 2007 | Staff report | Business


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Enmark backing Light the Night Walk

SAVANNAH - Enmark Stations Inc. once again has made a commitment to sell paper icons in all 59 of its retail stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk.

April 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Ludowici funeral home starts work on chapel

Howard Funeral Home last week held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new chapel that will stand at the corner of Oak and Third streets.

April 10, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Strawberry farms blooming again

MACON - Tens of thousands of school children visit Georgia's strawberry farms each year, learning about the berries, how they're grown and what they look like in the field.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Job fair canceled

A job fair that had been scheduled for the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville Wednesday has been canceled.

April 08, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Company earns ethics desingation

CH2M HILL has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 2014.

April 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Phone company has safe-digging hotline

April is National Safe Digging Month, and CenturyLink reminds Hinesville residents to always call 811 before beginning any digging project.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Port reports 6 percent container growth

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority has moved more than 2 million 20-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) so far this fiscal year, July-February, for an increase of 6.2 percent, or an additional 119,318 TEUs.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


McDonald's promotion for free coffee

SAVANNAH - McCafé invites coffee drinkers in the Savannah area to wake up and taste the free coffee.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Region's economy expected to grow

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy expanded rapidly during the fourth quarter of 2013 and should continue to experience significant growth throughout 2014.

April 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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