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United Way offering tree tax preparation

SAVANNAH -- Through a partnership between United Way's 2-1-1 program and Savannah-Chatham Asset Development Coalition, free tax preparation will be offered at several IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites throughout the Coastal Empire.

February 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Deeds Jan. 21-Feb. 1

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Jan. 21-Feb. 1. 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.

February 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Coastal Bank CEO on state chamber board

SAVANNAH - Tom Wiley, The Coastal Bank's president and CEO, has been named to the board of directors for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.

February 26, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


First Citizens now allows remote deposits

GLENNVILLE - First Citizens Bank has announced the launch of remote express deposit, a service that allows companies to deposit checks electronically from their places of business.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Rotarians learn more about Hampton Island

Scott Richardson with Hampton Island, an exclusive housing development near Riceboro, addressed the Hinesville Rotary Club at its weekly meeting on Jan. 29. During the 18th and 19th centuries, the island was a rice and cotton plantation. It later served as a Confederate outpost during the Civil War. Memberships to Hampton Island are $150,000, and more than half of the memberships include a homesite. Members are able to enjoy amenities such as the spas, an equestrian center, Davis Love III-designed golf course, an organic farm, boating and fishing. To learn more about Hampton Island, or to schedule a tour ...

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Financial planner earns investment honor

Charles Gaskin, a registered representative with Woodbury Financial Srvcs, Inc. in Midway, has earned one of PLANCO's highest honors - membership in the 2007 Captain's Club.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Deeds Jan. 14-18

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Jan. 14-18. 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.

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


IRS moving quickly to stop tax scam

The Internal Revenue Service has issued a consumer warning for Georgia residents to be aware of a scam that is being operated in the area that involves the filing of a federal income tax return to get a refund of Social Security taxes paid.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Merle Norman opens new location

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Vann's Grill & Bar opens

Vann's Grill & Bar recently cut the ribbon on their new establishment behind Peebles Department Store. At the ceremony were, from left, Chamber Board member Leah Poole, Chamber Ambassador of the Year Pamela Haynes, Chamber Board member Susan McCorkle; Chamber Board Chairman Kimberly Thomas; Chamber Board member Sharron Hays; owners Van Wheeler and Britt Nickels, Chamber Board members Toby Mahan, Maryann Wilson, Danny Creasy and Bobby Ryon, who is also a Hinesville City councilman.

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Jones, Osteen and Jones adds attorney

The law firm of Jones, Osteen & Jones welcomes the addition of local attorney Richard E. Braun Jr.

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Port sets record in 2007

ATLANTA - The Georgia Ports Authority announced Monday at a board meeting here that a record number of containers moved through the Port of Savannah in 2007.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Real estate agent designated buyers' agent

Jeanne Evans with Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors has earned the accredited buyer representation designation from the Real Estate Buyers Agent Council of the National Association of Realtors.

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Sharp increase in unemployment rates in December

ATLANTA - The unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area rose to 4.7 percent in December, up one-half of one percent from 4.2 percent in November, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.

February 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Developer's cookout draws 500 in Long County

LUDOWICI - It didn't take RMR and Associates long to figure out that the way one gets to know a community is by putting together an old fashion cookout.

February 12, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | Business


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5 job interview tips you haven't heard before

It’s graduation season, and that means hundreds of thousands of graduates nationwide are now turning their attention to landing their dream jobs.

May 16, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


What's the happiest country in the world? It depends on how you define happiness

What's the happiest country in the world? The answer isn't as simple as the question.

May 15, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


State now allows debit-card payroll

Georgia employers now have another option for paying their employees: prepaid payroll debit cards, according to a recent bulletin from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Center for Competitiveness.

May 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Store donates tools to Career Academy

Hinesville's Tractor Supply Co. recently donated $1,000 in tools and equipment to support the construction pathway at Liberty College and Career Academy. Store manager Matt Greig became aware of the program at LCCA from two media specialists who work in the district and then contacted LCCA. The tools will be used in the construction pathway on skills that help make students employable in the construction and carpentry trades.

May 14, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Will a guaranteed basic income replace welfare?

The efficiency of the American welfare state is no minor issue of debate. Each year, the president and Congress negotiate the best ways to distribute funds in the federal budget, and each year there are those who call for major reforms to the social safety net, from both the left and the right. Some, typically from the conservatives in Congress, call for reduced spending on welfare initiatives, while others, typically the liberals, call for increases and expansions.

May 14, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Why female bosses make you more engaged at the office

“If you were taking a new job and had your choice of a boss, would you prefer to work for a man or a woman?”

May 13, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


11 websites that make the things you love more affordable

Almost one-third of Americans aren’t saving for retirement, according to a 2014 survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute.

May 13, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Young people are beating their parents in one important way

Of all the myths surrounding the mystical characteristics of the millennial generation, the belief that they don't have jobs is now the most demonstrably false.

May 13, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Technology company opening office here

Speros, a national technology company headquartered in Savannah, will open a satellite office in Hinesville on May 20.

May 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


7 reasons your business isn't growing like you want it

At our digital marketing agency, we help all kinds of local businesses, and especially dentists and doctors, improve their online visibility to grow their brand. To help a business grow, I first have to determine the underlying factors inhibiting their growth. In doing this, we typically see the same few problems again and again. Based on my experience, here are the main reasons why businesses often don’t grow as they should.

May 11, 2015 | Tyson Downs Deseret News | Business


Coastalcourier.com changing calendars

Coastalcourier.com is changing our event listings later this week.

May 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Memories are made of sunlight, bubble gum, time alone with Dad

I don't have a great memory, especially when it comes to my childhood. In fact, my wife and I have a running joke that every time she asks me how old I was when something happened in my youth, I respond that I was "8 or 10."

May 11, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


7 things every employee wants in a boss

Some of us are dreading the next “Boss Appreciation Day.” If you haven’t been feeling the love from your team lately, here is your wakeup call. It’s never too late to become an exceptional leader, but not for the sake of receiving one more “World’s-Best-Boss” mug. Do it because of the impact your leadership can have on the happiness of your employees. Here are seven time-tested principles that will get you back on track.

May 11, 2015 | Steve Palmer KSL | Business


Grocery-store plan approved

Hinesville City Council approved preliminary plans for a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, at least in part.

May 11, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Volvo reportedly passes on Georgia

The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that Volvo has dropped a site in Bryan County for a new plant.

May 09, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


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