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Housing slump raises fear of recession

WASHINGTON -- Housing construction fell in November and single-family activity dropped to the lowest level in more than 16 years as a severe housing slump showed no signs of a turnaround.

January 02, 2008 | By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer | Business


Gaskin recognized for customer service

Charles M. Gaskin Jr., a registered representative with Woodbury Financial Services in Midway has earned one of PLANCO's highest honors - membership in The Monarch Society for The Hartford Mutual Funds.

December 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Ludowici gets take-out pizza

Ronnie's Pizza opened Dec. 7 n the Ludowici Plaza and, according to owner John Arnold Sr., the pizza will be worth picking up.

December 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Georgians donate $1.1 million using income tax

ATLANTA - Georgia taxpayers contributed more than $1.1 million using the donations to special funds provision on their 2006 personal income tax return during fiscal year 2007.

December 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


IRS announces mileage rate for 2008

The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2008 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

December 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


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


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Ribbon cutting for Delectable Fruits

Delectable Fruits held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening March 18 at its new store at 1427A W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.

April 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


A deadline’s a deadline is a deadline

In business, one of the most important things to remember and master is the ability to meet a deadline. Deadlines get tossed about in every profession and rarely are taken that serious, but are not something to take lightly. Fortunately for me, I learned the value of meeting a deadline at a young age.

April 02, 2015 | Jeremy Kartchner Deseret News | Business


Work-life integration proves popular with readers

When I started focusing my weekly writing on work-life balance a few years ago, I was asked to choose a catchy name for the column.

April 02, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Political polarization is a driving force in income inequality

Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality.

March 31, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Barbaro hired by Chamber

Amber Barbaro has joined the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce as its membership coordinator.

March 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Metro area’s jobless rate drops

Metropolitan Hinesville's unemployment rate for February was 6.8 percent, down 0.2 percentage point from

March 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Twitter uses venture capital to compete with Google's Android

Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.

March 27, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


How the Federal Reserve reconciles low unemployment and stagnant wages

When the Federal Reserve was established in 1913, over 30,000 different currencies were in some type of use throughout the United States. The lack of a uniform currency contributed to systemic weaknesses in the monetary system, including bank runs, unstable interest rates and prices, and an overall lack of confidence in banking institutions. Thanks to its capacity to mitigate each of the aforementioned issues, along with many others, the Federal Reserve has played a key role in stabilizing the United States economy.

March 26, 2015 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Business


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