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Seminar planned for first-time homebuyers

Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors and The Coastal Bank will have a free, first-time home buying seminar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the bank, 101 S. Main St. The public is invited.

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Sales tax holiday for conservation this week

ATLANTA - Energy-saving and water-efficient products will be sold without sales taxes in Georgia for a four-day period beginning Thursday.

Georgians will not pay state or local sales taxes on the purchase of energy star-qualified or WaterSense-labeled products that cost $1,500 or less per item.

September 30, 2009 | Associated Press | Business


Leadership program deadline nears

For those who want to participate in the Leadership Liberty program, the sign-up deadline is quickly approaching.

September 28, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger | Business


Growth partnership head addresses Long BoE

At its September meeting, the Long County Board of Education heard a presentation by Jeff Ricketson, the project director for the Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership.

September 28, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Starting a business in hard economy

Jim Blake's shopping center is a family affair that combines retail know-how with an entrepreneurial flair to bring new options to shoppers between Walthourville and the edge of Hinesville.

September 25, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Business


LCDA employee on state board

At its annual conference in Savannah, the Georgia Economic Developers Association named Anna Chafin, director of marketing and research for the Liberty County Development Authority, to its board of directors.

September 25, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Post office gets five-start rating

The Hinesville/Fort Stewart Post Office recently earned a five-star rating as part of the U.S. Postal Service's new five-star customer service program. Ratings are based on surveys by The Gallup Organization.

September 25, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Stimulus money available to forestland owners

Federal stimulus funds are now available to help Liberty and Long County landowners establish longleaf pine forests on storm-damaged woodland areas in need of reforestation.

September 25, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Pooler plant could help Liberty economy

Community leaders are expressing optimism and excitement following Monday's announcement by Gov. Sonny Perdue that Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas Inc. will locate a manufacturing plant in Pooler.

September 23, 2009 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business


Rotarians get guitar lessons

Howard Paul, president of Benedetto Guitars in Savannah, visited Hinesville last week to give Rotarians a quick rundown of the history and current of state of guitar manufacturing and popularity - especially regarding hand-crafted guitars, Paul's forte.

September 23, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Business


Blockbuster's future here uncertain

Blockbuster Video recently announced plans to close up to 960 stores in the upcoming year, but it's not yet certain which stores, including the Hinesville location, will survive the chopping block.

September 21, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Business


Landowners learn about easements

The Coastal Regional Commission, invited landowners, elected officials and conservation specialists from 10 surrounding counties to a forum Tuesday morning to discuss the benefits of conservation easements for local land and farm owners.

September 18, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Business


Substation being built in Tradeport East

Georgia Transmission is building a 100 megawatt electric substation in Tradeport East Business Center that will serve existing and future customers in the park and eastern Liberty County.

September 18, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Law firm opens local office

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Christie Register and Register Law Firm with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 10.

September 18, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


JS Beauty opens for business

JS Beauty recently opened in a new plaza on Airport Road. The beauty supply store's products and services include jewelry, makeup, skin care, hair accessories, wigs, extensions and hair-care products.

September 11, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Grand opening for real estate office

Liberty Real Estate Services held a grand opening April 30 for its new office in Ludowici.

May 21, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


American employees miss out on average $1,300 annually, report says

American workers are leaving an average $1,336 each year on the table by not contributing enough money into their company's 401(k) savings plan to get the "free money" that comes from the employer's matching contribution, according to a report by Financial Engines.

May 20, 2015 | Mandy Morgan Deseret News | Business


How quickly interviewers decide if they'll hire you or not

While it's important to prepare thoroughly for an interview, it may be even more important to make an enduring impression.

May 20, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


What Americans get wrong about miscarriages

Despite the fact that 15 to 20 percent of clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage, Americans remain largely in the dark as to why and how often they happen, according to a new study by The American College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists.

May 19, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Ice cream distribution center still open

Blue Bell Creameries' transfer station in Bryan County will remain open despite significant cost-cutting measures by the company, a Blue Bell spokesman said Tuesday.

May 19, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Business


Phone store opens new location

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting May 7 for The Wireless Company's Verizon retail store at 764 W. Oglethorpe Highway, Suite B in Hinesville.

May 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Yoga at work might help you control stress

If you’re like the majority of American workers, you’ve most likely felt stressed at work within the past week.

May 18, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


What does a Dutch cereal farm have to teach us about overpopulation?

Concerns about overpopulation have been a mainstay in poverty eradication discussions for decades. But according to the Brookings Institution, the problem isn't only overhyped, it's also missing the bigger issue.

May 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


How The Great Recession affected your emotional health

The Great Recession has shaped up to be one of the defining factors of the millennial generation.

May 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


McDonald's unhealthy image and why it can't shake it

With a wink to its core customer, the 18-25-year-old, non-discerning white male, McDonald’s released an ad in January mocking heath nuts.

May 18, 2015 | Deborah Sutton Deseret News | Business


Hair salon moves locations

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting April 17 for Essence Hair Salon to celebrate the opening of its new salon at 452 W. Gen. Screven Way, Suite D in Hinesville.

May 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Stephen Colbert just made a lot of teachers in South Carolina very happy

Former late-night cable news satirist — and heir to David Letterman's throne at CBS' "Late Night" — Stephen Colbert has made headlines for his announcement Thursday that he has organized the funds to cover every public school grant request currently listed on DonorsChoose.org in his home state of South Carolina.

May 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Sixth-grade girl writes stirring poem that encourages children to never give up on their dreams

One of the most talked about moments from the Women in the World Summit 2015, an annual event that aims to explore "the struggles and triumphs of women and girls around the globe" that was held in New York City from April 22 to April 24, was a stirring poem from a sixth-grader.

May 16, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Lease or buy: That's the (car) question

A generation or so ago, options for buying a car were limited.

May 16, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


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


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