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Peebles offers holiday shopping initiatives

With the holiday shopping season here, Peebles is set to offer their customers a shopping experience that's both stress-free and easy on the pocketbook.

December 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Economy strong through summer

WASHINGTON -- The economy barreled ahead in the summer, growing at a 4.9 percent pace. The performance was the strongest in four years but isn't expected to last through the current quarter amid the housing slump and credit crunch. New-home sales edged up in October but sales activity still hovered near an 11-year low.

December 14, 2007 | By Jeannine Aversa Associated Press Economics Writer | Business


State offers ethanol distribution subsidy

ATLANTA - Retail gasoline stations planning to install infrastructure to dispense E85 fuel can now apply for financial assistance through the state of Georgia.

December 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


GSU workshop on customer srevice

A workshop at Georgia Southern University will show business owners and employees how to meet and exceed the needs of their customers.

December 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Housing construction jump indicates apartment surge

WASHINGTON (AP) - Construction of new homes and apartments rebounded in October by the largest amount in eight months but the unexpected increase was not viewed as a signal of a housing turnaround.

December 11, 2007 | By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer | Business


Peebles opens department store here

Hundreds of people stood in line Thursday morning anticipating the grand opening of Hinesville's newest department store, Peebles.

December 11, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Business


Old depot moves to new home

December 11, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Business


Real estate transfers for Nov. 16

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Oct. 22-26. 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 11, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Hinesville area added 100 new jobs in October

The Hinesville area added 100 new jobs in October, according to the Georgia Department of Labor monthly report released Friday.

December 11, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Business


Lieutenant governor sees business success

ATLANTA - Lt. Governor Casey Cagle praised the recent release of Site Selection Magazine's 2007 Top 20 Business Climate Rankings. The state of Georgia's business climate was ranked as second in the nation.

December 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Some power customers could see bills lowered

Residents of the unincorporated area of Liberty County could join others across the state in seeing lower electric bills next year, according to a ruling by the Fulton Super-ior Court.

December 11, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Business


SBA Patriot Express initiative expands in Georgia

ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration Georgia District Office reports that 21 SBA guaranteed loans, totaling $1.3 million, have been issued to small businesses to date in Georgia under the Patriot Express Loan Initiative that promotes veteran-owned enterprises

December 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Merchants explore revitalizing downtown

With a plan and a vision on how to revitalize the historic downtown business district, the new Hinesville Downtown Development Authority director, Vicki Davis, met with local merchants at Over Coffee on Tuesday morning.

December 11, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Business


Peterson rejoins Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors

Helene 'Hilly' Peterson has rejoined Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors, as a full-time sales associate working out of the General Stewart office.

December 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Deeds Nov. 23

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Nov. 5-9. 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 11, 2007 | Staff report | Business


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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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