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Downtown area growing

Despite the slow progress of revitalizing Hinesville's downtown district, a local developer has heeded the community's call, and is currently erecting a building on MLK.

September 08, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Business


Georgia's among worse foreclosure rate in nation

LOS ANGELES - Foreclosure filings rose 9 percent from June to July and surged 93 percent over the same period last year, with Nevada, Georgia and Michigan accounting for the highest foreclosure rates nationwide, a research firm said Tuesday.

September 06, 2007 | Associated Press | Business


Just what you don't need

P.J. Wasson liked to hit the flea markets and consignment shops. But she always thought, if the right place became available, she would open her own store, but with a twist.

September 06, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Retail space nearly ready

Hinesville City Councilmen Charles Frasier recently finished the vertical construction on his retail and office space development on South Main Street near the unfinished Frank Cochran Drive extension. Frasier is currently working on bringing a clothing store to the new development, and said he is eager to satisfy the many requests of nearby residents who have expressed the desire for an eatery on the south side of town.

September 06, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Development rule compliance questioned

Recent construction oversights are building concern among environmentalists who have questioned the efficiency of the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, and the state's Environmental Protection Division.

September 06, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Business


Real estate transfers for Aug. 17

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from July 23-Aug. 3. 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.

September 01, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


State expands TANF work aid

Georgia's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program that provides assistance to poor families, recently instituted the Work Support Program to help working families once they leave TANF with ongoing employment intervention support services.

September 01, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Seminars on real estate careers

Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors will sponsor free career seminars to familiarize current and potential real estate licensees with information on the residential real estate profession. The seminars are planned for 10 a.m. Aug. 25 and 7 p.m. Aug. 28 at Holtzman's office.

September 01, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Commissioner not sold on land deal

Development plans are on the minds of many people in Liberty County, and there is no shortage of controversy when it comes to such projects.

August 30, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Business


Icing the drink business

An inventive sole-proprietor named Darla Clarkson has used some creative methods to develop a called The Smooth Operator.

August 25, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Business


Stocks continue down Friday

NEW YORK ‑ Wall Street skidded further Friday as investors again succumbed to anxiety over tight credit conditions even after the Federal Reserve said it would do all it can to "facilitate the orderly functioning of financial markets." The Dow Jones industrials came off of their lows after the Fed added a second dose of liquidity to the markets.

The market, which has been gyrating for weeks over fears that credit is drying up, began to pare its losses after the Fed's latest injection of cash into the banking system Friday. The day's declines, however, showed the depths of ...

August 25, 2007 | By Tim Paradis AP Business Writer | Business


Real estate transfers for Aug. 10

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from July 9-20. 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.

August 25, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Jobless stats suggest strong national economy

WASHINGTON - The number of newly laid off people signing up for jobless benefits rose last week, suggesting that employment conditions, while softening a tad, still remain good.

August 25, 2007 | By Jeannine Aversa Associated Press Economics Writer | Business


YMCA director speaks at Rotary

Lee Boggess, director of the Liberty County YMCA, addresses the Rotary Club Tuesday about literacy worldwide. According to the 2000 census, 96 percent of people speak English well in Liberty County compared to the state's 98 percent average. Boggess also informed the group 20 percent of the world's population is illiterate.

August 18, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Vote for the best in Liberty County

The Reader Favorites Ballot is available online this year.

August 16, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


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Holtzmans selling realty office

Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors owners George Holtzman and his wife, Babs Holtzman, are releasing the day-to-day operational decisions and management. Leigh Smiley will transition from associate broker to managing broker/owner of the realty firm. George Holtzman still will serve as the qualifying broker and will continue to list and sell commercial and special residential properties.

July 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Materials testing lab picks Interstate Centre

West Penn Testing Group, a material-testing services provider, will locate to Ellabell, creating 70 jobs and investing $3 million into a facility over the next five years, according to Gov. Nathan Deal announced.

July 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Veterans launching craft brewery

Being former soldiers, Kevin Ryan, Dan Sartin and Jeff Hyatt have a common bond that's typical of all uniformed personnel, whether they're military, law enforcement or firefighters. They also share a love for good beer.

July 21, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


State revenue up 11% in June

Georgia's net tax collections for June totaled $1.76 billion for an increase of $182.25 million, or 11.5 percent, compared to the month-ended June 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week.

July 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Job fair for veterans on Stewart

FORSYTH - The Georgia Department of Corrections, in conjunction with the Georgia National Guard, will host several law-enforcement and public-safety agencies for a military personnel career fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the 1BCT, building 705, on Fort Stewart.

July 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


LCDA approves bond resolution

The Liberty County Development Authority held a called meeting Tuesday to approve a resolution to restructure bond debt.

July 19, 2014 | Jeremy McAbee | Business


Planning commission recommends OK for store

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a rezoning petition filed on behalf of a developer with plans to build a grocery store and gas station at 1422 W. Oglethorpe Highway.

July 18, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Business


Ludowici hoping to attract a McDonald's

Leaders from Ludowici met earlier this month with a representative from McDonald's USA about bringing a restaurant to the city.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Hinesville entrepreneur honored

Allstate exclusive agency owner William Lynn Bennett of Hinesville has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2014.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Williams named to tax-study committee

ATLANTA - District 168 state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, has been appointed by Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, as a member of the Joint Study Committee on Property Tax Digest Impact on Education Funding.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Davis named membership director

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently moved Lisa Davis to the position of membership director.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Tractory Supply opening Hinesville store

Construction is under way on a new Tractor Supply Company store in Hinesville, the company's 54th Georgia location. The retailer is setting up shop in the former builder supply store and lumberyard at 766 W. Oglethorpe Highway, across from Walmart.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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