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Right paperwork protects family

To protect your family, you need more than the best intentions - you need the right "paperwork." And you're going to need it during two distinct phases of your life - your working years and your retirement.

October 13, 2007 | By Matt Cardella Columnist | Business


Auto parts company helps fight against juvenile diabetes

Advance Auto Parts stores of Hinesville are participating in the Walk to Cure Diabetes, its national headquarters' annual fundraising campaign for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

October 11, 2007 | By Alena Parker Intern | Business


UAW continues GM strike

DETROIT - The 1970 United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors Corp. went on for 69 days and helped push the nation into a recession. This time, industry watchers predict the current strike will be a short one.

October 11, 2007 | Associated Press | Business


Employ Older Workers Week runs through Saturday

National Employ Older Workers Week, Sept. 23-29, has been organized for seniors who are in need of extra income to consider getting the training they need to get a job.

October 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Sales tax holiday on conservation

Saving money while prepping for winter is even easier during Georgia's tax-free shopping holiday taking place now through Sunday.

October 08, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


PSC blocks power cutoffs in heat

Atlanta - The Georgia Public Service Commission issued an order earlier this month putting in stop-gap measures to prohibit the disconnection of Georgia Power consumers during extreme hot weather.

October 04, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Phone company lays off 40

Coastal Communications is eliminating the jobs of 40 local employees because of duplication of positions at its parent company, CenturyTel Inc of Monroe, La.

October 04, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Cooling bill help available to eligible households

The Coastal GA Area Community Action Authority will assist eligible households with cooling bills. Georgia's Cooling Assistance program will start Oct. 1, 2007, for all income eligible households in the Liberty County area. Payments will be made directly to the home energy supplier.

October 02, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Owner says development ruined property

While Gary and Armenda Barnes relax on the front porch of their coastal home, they reminisce about the marsh-front view they used to have before a 10-foot fence was built around their property, boxing them off from the new Yellow Bluff development.

October 02, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Business


Real estate transfers for Sept. 14

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Sept. 3-7. 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 29, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Coffee shop carving niche downtown

There is a quaint place in Hinesville where friends can meet for lunch, smoothies or a hot cup of java.

September 29, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Business


Seminar on employment law

How do honchos in Georgia companies stay on the right side of discrimination and compensation laws? By realizing that following federal regulations is just the first step in being a law-abiding corporate citizen.

September 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Hinesville getting new department store

The Liberty Square Plaza in Hinesville is getting a facelift to accommodate a new department store, which may just add a boost of fresh consumerism.

September 27, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Business


Real estate transfers Sept. 12

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Aug. 20-24. 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 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Liberty resident heads development loan office

The Coastal Area District Development Authority, a regional non-profit economic development lender, announces recent employee promotions.

September 27, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Economist: Georgia's job engine humming

A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.

August 31, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Development authority wins marketing award

The Liberty County Development Authority recently received an award of excellence for one of its marketing projects at the Southern Economic Development Council annual conference, held Aug. 3-5 in Memphis, Tennessee.

August 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Wayne County mine application pulled

JESUP - DuPont Titanium Technologies has withdrawn its application for a surface mining permit in Wayne County with the Environmental Protection Division.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Coastal Home Care gets new COO

Tom Hassett joined Coastal Home Care's leadership team as the chief operating officer.

August 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Barbecue restuarant opens in Ludowici

Ludowici B-B-Q held its grand opening last week, bringing another eatery into Long County.

August 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Jobless rate up in July

ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for July was 9.3 percent, up 0.5 percent from 8.8 percent in June, the state Department of Labor reported this week.

August 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Area workforce ranked in top 20

The Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area recently was featured in the top 2 percent of MSAs nationwide for its workforce attributes in Area Development magazine's 100 Leading Locations for 2014.

August 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


LCPC updates Fleming subarea land-use map

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a revised subarea land-use map for the Fleming community.

August 22, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Business


Development authority backs SNF expansion

During its Monday morning meeting, the Liberty County Development Authority approved the site plan for SNF Chemtall's warehouse expansion, Floquip. The approved plan included some variances, such as removing three parking spaces from the visitors' entrance in the cul-de-sac. It also included an exception to the minimum-standard required between the truck/visitors driveway and employee driveway.

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


Chamber replaces administrative assistant

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently added Melissa Bloom to its staff as administrative assistant. She replaces Krista Maines, who recently moved to the finance-assistant position.

August 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


State revenue up 5.5% in July

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Long Co. Commission welcomes ambulance service

Dr. James Graham owns and directs Excelsior Ambulance Service, Long County's new service provider. He addressed the county commission Aug. 5.

August 13, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Business


MidCoast Regional to get new fuel supplier

MidCoast Regional Airport's Local Joint-Management Board on Thursday approved a new fuel-supply service contract with World Fuel Service.

August 13, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Business


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