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Small World Festival in planning stages

Fans of multicultural entertainment and discovery who missed Tuesday's Small World Festival planning meeting still have time to get in on the ground floor. The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority will host another meeting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in City Hall and residents who want to represent cultures and nations from around the world are encouraged to attend and help grow the event even more.

January 15, 2010 | Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Business


Georgia Power may start 'peak hour' billing

Georgia Power customers will be able to track their power use online after "smart" meters are installed in the next few years.

January 08, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Job seekers have local resources in career center

A new year means renewed hope of finding work for unemployed residents in Liberty County, and the state's labor department is offering resources to prepare job seekers for the hunt from start to finish.

January 08, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Business


Washington-based company wins security contract

Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Air Field will be stepping up security with the installation's new Intellicheck Mobilisa computerized identification scanning system.

January 08, 2010 | Staff report | Business


British-based opening Tradeport plant

The Liberty County Development Authority announced today the expansion of Firth Rixson, Ltd., a United Kingdom-based provider of highly engineered forged metal products, to Tradeport East Business Center near Midway.

January 04, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business


New manufacturer to move here

The Liberty County Development Authority has said the company putting in a new plant in Tradeport East will formally announce its plans Monday afternoon.

January 04, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Local spa picks up where another fails

When Sheela Eichhorn heard people had lost money on gift cards when Vanilla Day Spa closed down in Savannah this week, she felt she had to help.

December 28, 2009 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business


'Tis the season for returns

Forget about washing the sinkful of dirty dishes or gathering up those piles of wrapping paper, there's some after-Christmas shopping and gift-returning to be done.

December 28, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Business


Job rolls up a tad

The latest unemployment numbers released by the Georgia Department of Labor may hold a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel for Hinesville and Coastal Georgia.

December 28, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Business


Restaurant earns sign with persistence

It took four years of negotiating, but Juan's Mexicali owner Michael Moody finally got the city of Hinesville to approve a new sign for his restaurant. The sign was posted where a Wendy's sign once stood.

December 24, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Business


Lumpkin moves up in accounting firm

Certified public accountant Penny Hendry Lumpkin has been admitted as a member of the firm Barrs, Coiner & Lumpkin, LLC (formerly Carmichael, Clay & Barrs, LLC) in Brunswick.

December 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Discount grocery coming to Hinesville

Early next spring, thrifty shoppers will have more options to look forward to when the Save-A-Lot grocery store chain opens a location in Hinesville.

December 23, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Business


Small businesses rule city scene

Though debate continues over whether the economic recession will end in 2010, the mom-and-pop shops that opened in 2009 might just stick around another year, and Hinesville is inviting more businesses to bring their goods and services to town.

December 23, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Business


Holtzman Christmas drives give to charities

December 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Comcast rolls out faster Internet

SAVANNAH - Comcast, a provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services, recently announced it is launching next-generation DOCSIS 3.0 and moving from broadband to wideband in Savannah and surrounding areas, including several southeastern Georgia communities.

December 18, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Barbecue restaurant opens

The Rusty Pig held a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 7 at its new Hinesville location, 762 Veterans Parkway.

April 28, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Why some handsome men have trouble finding work

If you’re a handsome guy, you’ve probably got it made, right? After all, research shows attractive people are more likely to be healthy, intelligent and better candidates for marriage. Other studies show that beautiful people are recognized as more likeable and trustworthy than people who are not.

April 27, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


Business expo canceled

The 2015 Business Expo scheduled for May 6 in Hinesville has been canceled.

April 27, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Pipeline company reveals details

Kinder Morgan's Palmetto Pipeline Project has generated a great deal of controversy in a relatively short time.

April 27, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business


Join the crowds by listing your home in spring

Homebuyers who are waiting for summer to start shopping may end up walking through the dregs of what most buyers didn't like. The time to start looking is now, experts say.

April 27, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


This store charges women less than men to fight wage inequality

The products in Elana Schlenker's pop-up shop are hand-crafted by many talented and diverse women, but that's not their only draw. According to Schlenker, women who buy these products will receive a special discount.

April 27, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Podcasters can relax thanks to patent ruling

Podcasters likely breathed a sigh of relief this month after regulators ruled against an alleged patent troll that threatened the popular medium.

April 27, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Social media causes fallout in workplace, leads to potential dismissal

Instagram selfies, Twitter hashtag-campaigns and funny Vines are normal parts of life on the Internet. So, don't be surprised if you find your boss monitoring your social media activity — and taking you to task for something deemed inappropriate.

April 25, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


The other gender gap less people are talking about

There's another gender gap in America that a lot less people are talking about. Researchers call it "the charity gap."

April 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


What it takes to be middle class in each state

"Will Hillary Clinton fight hard enough for the middle class?" economist and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich asked earlier this month in the Christian Science Monitor. Reich served under former President Bill Clinton.

April 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Google jumps into car business, came close to buying Tesla

Google, which runs the world’s most popular search engine and email service, is also in the car business.

April 23, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


What really makes something 'cool'

In 2001, journalist and researcher Douglas Rushkoff decided to dive deep into the heart of how marketers target teens. The result was a Frontline PBS special titled “The Merchants of Cool.”

April 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Google jumps into car business, came close to buying Tesla

Google, which runs the world’s most popular search engine and email service, is also in the car business.

April 23, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


How much money should you be saving from each paycheck? More than you think

Saving money might be harder than you think.

April 22, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


How millennials can put an end to their job hunt

Brian Dab and Amanda Rivera are only two years apart in their respective college graduations.

April 22, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


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