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Experts believe recession will spare Liberty

Military cities, such as Hinesville and Columbus, will be strong points in the state's economy this year, according to a forecast by Georgia State University.

March 20, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Courier Correspondent | Business


Deeds for Feb. 11-15

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Feb. 11-15. 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.

March 19, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Georgia's unemployment rate rises sharply

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Labor reported the state's unemployment rate rose to 5.2 percent in January, up six-tenths of a percent from 4.6 percent in December.

March 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


VIP promotes employee

VIP has promoted Cathy O'Hagan to retail operations executive for the company's retail location.

March 14, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Local financial consultant honored

Based on the past year, Charles Gaskin Jr., a Woodbury Financial Services financial professional, has been named to Woodbury Financial Services' Eagle's Circle.

March 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Target helping refinery blast victims

SAVANNAH -- United Way of the Coastal Empire has received another helping hand to help victims and families of the sugar refinery fire.

March 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Deeds Feb. 4-8

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Feb. 4-8. 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.

March 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


DAV thanks car dealership for help

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46 presented an appreciation plaque to NeSmith Chevrolet on Feb. 18.

March 07, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Business


Workshop for tenants, landlords

The Liberty County Magistrate Court will conduct a Landlord/Tenant Workshop at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Liberty County Courthouse Annex second floor boardroom.

March 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Take Steps to Prevent Identity Theft

Identity theft is big business. In fact, each year, billions -- that's with a "b" -- of dollars are lost to identity theft, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

March 07, 2008 | By Matt Cardella Columnist | Business


Georgia lawmakers want to stretch stimulus rebates

A bipartisan bill being pushed by members of the Georgia House would help the $168 billion economic stimulus package recently approved by Congress last a little longer for Georgians.

March 06, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Business


Chevy dealer welcoming soldiers with gifts

Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet here, announced Wednesday that the dealership is providing welcome home gift bags for 1,700 deployed soldiers returning to Fort Stewart from Iraq in the coming months.

March 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Unemployment claims up in state in January

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that 66,468 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in January, up 41.8 percent from December.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Food Lion LLC launches annual Easter Seals Campaign

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Now through March 11, all Food Lion stores are conducting a Shop & Care campaign to support Easter Seals.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Kroger offers $4 prescriptions

Consumers now have more money-saving options, banking as much as an extra $40, after Kroger debuted its new, $4 generic prescription drug program Feb. 6, widening the door to more than 300 medications.

February 29, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff 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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