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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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Heating bill assistance available

The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. will assist eligible households with heating bills.

October 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Metro unemployment rate falls in September

ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for September was 8.2 percent, down 0.9 percent from 9.1 percent in August, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.

October 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Statewide project managers visit Liberty

A delegation of statewide economic and community development project managers last week received a warm welcome to Liberty County.

October 27, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Low Country Eye opening new RH office

Low Country Eye Care will reopen Monday in its newly constructed, free-standing building at 1000 Gandy Dancer in the Station Exchange, moving from its current location in Ford Plaza.

October 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Business promotes itself at Oktoberfest

Into the Sun Tanning Salon employee Megan Kesner, right, and owner Cayla Faulk set up a Halloween-themed both to promote their business and sell merchandise during the Oct. 11 Oktoberfest Vendor and Craft Fair at Bryant Commons in Hinesville.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Walthourville business featured

A Walthourville business will be the focus of an episode of a digital-content series.

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Credit union marks special day

Interstate Credit Union's Midway branch celebrated International Credit Union Day on Oct. 16.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Bank helps fight hunger with drive

Ameris Bank's fifth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative is in full swing. Non-perishable food items are being collected through October.

October 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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