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USDA has sign-up for disaster programs

Three new ad hoc disaster programs will soon be available to assist farmers and ranchers who suffered losses caused by natural disasters in recent years, announced Sara Smith, Wayne-Camden-Glynn-Long-Liberty-McIntosh County Executive Director for the USDA Farm Service Agency.

September 15, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Business looks for ways to fill deployment gap

Due in part to the military deployment, RG's Burgers and Real Fries is suffering a blowback in sales, a problem that is indicative of many local businesses.

September 15, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Business


Real estate sales fall 36% in the year

Hinesville's real estate sales have fallen 36 percent in the last year, and local Realtors expect the numbers to continue to dwindle as thousands of soldiers remain in Iraq.

September 15, 2007 | By John Deike Staff | Business


Real estate transfers for Aug. 31

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Aug. 13-17. 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 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Hinesville mayor discusses city's future

During Thursday's People Through Progress Luncheon hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, outgoing Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe spoke with guests about making Hinesville "the southern living, community of choice in coastal Georgia for a day or for a lifetime."

September 14, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Business


Midway annexes 379 acres of new development

Midway has approved an agreement that will annex the entire 379-acre Glebe-Martin mixed-use project into the city, and finance water and water treatment service for the new development as well as for municipality.

September 11, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Business


Real estate transfers for Aug. 24

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Aug. 6-10. 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 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


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


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New RH industry recruiting in Savannah

Caesarstone Technology is having a job fair for management positions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center at 5520 White Bluff Road.

October 16, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | 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


Local DQ among hacked stores

Hinesville's Dairy Queen is on a list of restaurants that have been hit by a security breach during August, the company announced Thursday.

October 10, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Floquip expanding Midway operation

SNF Floquip has announced it will double its Midway Industrial Park plant, investing about $7 million in the expansion.

October 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Attorneys open Hinesville office

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce attended a ribbon cutting for Balbo and Gregg, Attorneys at Law, P.C., Sept. 26 at the practice's new Hinesville location, 410-A Gen. Screven Way.

October 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Port container growth continues

SAVANNAH - With nearly 13 percent growth in container traffic over the first two months of the fiscal year, the Georgia Ports Authority has made a strong start to FY2015.

October 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Kroger customers raise $112K

ATLANTA - Customers in Kroger's Atlanta Division, which includes Liberty County, raised more than $112,000 from Sept. 7-27 during the Great American Milk Drive supporting Feeding America.

October 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Development authority member trains

Melissa Carter Ray recently completed development authority training, provided by the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government, for local leaders who have been appointed or reappointed to an authority.

September 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


SavTech to host military career fair

Savannah Technical College will host a Military Career Fair and Hiring Event from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in building 705 (100 W. 15th St.) on Fort Stewart.

September 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Courier to upgrade, move features

The Coastal Courier, Liberty County's long-standing source for local news and event information, will reduce its printing schedule beginning the first week of October. As we transition to a two-edition-per-week frequency, all of Friday's features, including the community calendar, entertainment news, local sports, business news and Living Well will be rolled into either the Wednesday or Sunday editions. Advertising circulars and local advertising offers also will be combined with the Wednesday and Sunday editions. The Sunday edition will also include two full pages of color comics, a feature many readers have requested.

September 29, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Tanning salon re-opens in Midway

Into the Sun Tanning Salon hosted a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting Sept. 18 to celebrate its new location at 21 Isle of Wight Road in Midway.

September 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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