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Disaster preparedness guide for small businesses

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Small Business Administration and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company have teamed up to launch a disaster planning guide for small business owners. SBA Deputy Administrator Jovita Carranza and Nationwide's Associate Vice President for Safety Bill Windsor made the announcement recently during an event at the National Press Club.

December 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Pioneer Services treats military families

For more than 10 years, Pioneer Services has given back to military families by handing out commissary gift certificates to those in need. Pioneer Services continues the tradition this year by giving nearly $20,000 in certificates. Dubbed the "Seasoned Greetings" program, the certificates will again help military families with food purchases during the holidays.

December 27, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Business builds seasonal, rural tradition

While searching for the perfect Christmas tree, people can still spot one of the first trees Paschal Brewer planted 35 years ago on the Brewer's Christmas Tree Farm in Midway.

December 25, 2007 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Business


Price changes in Medicare Part D

ATLANTA - Pricing for Medicare Part D Drug Plan Options is going up along with most other things in 2008, so it's time to have a conversation with your parents, grandparents, relatives or neighbors about their prescription drug plan.

December 25, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Program helps poor pay utility bills

United Way of the Coastal Empire's 2-1-1 is now taking applications for Atlanta Gas Light Company's Home and Heart Warming Program.

December 25, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Workshop on employment issues

Business owners and managers are encouraged to sign up for a Savannah seminar that will address some of the most crucial litigation issues that employers face.

December 22, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Local firm gets product approved

BioAgra of Hinesville has announced its proprietary all-natural feed supplement, AGRASTIM® has been listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute as approved for use in organic production.

December 22, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Portable sign for Tradeport

The Liberty County Development Authority has employed consultants, scrutinized numerous drawings and gone to considerable trouble to design an attractive entrance for its Tradeport East Business Center. What you see here is not on any of those drawings.

December 22, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Corporate registration deadling looming

Atlanta - Secretary of State Karen Handel reminds business entity managers the deadline to respond to Administrative Dissolution notices issued by her office's Corporations Division is today.

December 22, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Decorating for the season

December 22, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Real estate transfers for Dec. 5

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Nov. 26-30. 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 22, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Adminisration calls for mortgage deal

WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration has developed a plan to freeze interest rates for five years for thousands of strapped homeowners whose mortgages were scheduled to rise in the coming months.

December 21, 2007 | By Martin Crutsinger Associated Press Economics Writer | Business


Real estate transfers for Nov. 30

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Nov. 12-16. 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 20, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Lemon Law keeps car purchases from going sour

"Consumers who purchase, register or lease a new motor vehicle in the state of Georgia are eligible for protection against recurring defects under Georgia's Lemon Law," Joseph Doyle, administrator of the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs, said.

December 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Insurance investigator here Dec. 12

An investigator from Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John Oxendine's office will be coming to Hinesville on Dec. 12.

December 20, 2007 | Staff report | Business


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Articles by Section - Business


Is it time to consider 'work-life integration' instead of balance?

As I was preparing to leave work one day last week, I ran into a colleague who did a double-take when he saw me.

March 18, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


How to deal with religious discrimination as an employer

Employers can find it difficult to talk about religious accommodations in a job interview without crossing the line into discrimination.

March 17, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Men left out of the work-life balance conversation

Often the discussion around work-life balances focuses on the subject of women and child care, but what about the work needs of men?

March 17, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


If saving money isn't independence enough, try off-the-grid living

While Roscoe Bartlett served as GOP congressman from Maryland for 20 years he constantly reminded people to be prepared for what seemed to be the least likely situations.

March 17, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


Johnson returns as office manager

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently announced the rehiring of Erin Johnson, after a brief absence, to assume the position of office manager.

March 16, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Despite low returns, traditional savings accounts still popular

Here’s a little math experiment. You have $1,000 you don’t need for the next year and you sock it away in an investment earning a modest .95 percent return. A year passes and you pocket $9.50 in earnings.

March 15, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


If you make $50,000 a year, you can afford a home in these 10 cities

Where in the United States can you buy a home without breaking the bank? A new report from HSH.com, a mortgage resource company, may help you make your decision.

March 13, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Tech industry needs to break down gender barriers to fill future jobs

The tech industry needs to change its culture that has not been inviting for women, some observers say, if it wants to fill a projected growth in jobs.

March 12, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Don't let frustration drag you down, at home or work

I'd like to start this week's column with a one-question quiz.

March 11, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


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