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Auto parts company helps fight against juvenile diabetes

Advance Auto Parts stores of Hinesville are participating in the Walk to Cure Diabetes, its national headquarters' annual fundraising campaign for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

October 11, 2007 | By Alena Parker Intern | Business


UAW continues GM strike

DETROIT - The 1970 United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors Corp. went on for 69 days and helped push the nation into a recession. This time, industry watchers predict the current strike will be a short one.

October 11, 2007 | Associated Press | Business


Employ Older Workers Week runs through Saturday

National Employ Older Workers Week, Sept. 23-29, has been organized for seniors who are in need of extra income to consider getting the training they need to get a job.

October 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Sales tax holiday on conservation

Saving money while prepping for winter is even easier during Georgia's tax-free shopping holiday taking place now through Sunday.

October 08, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


PSC blocks power cutoffs in heat

Atlanta - The Georgia Public Service Commission issued an order earlier this month putting in stop-gap measures to prohibit the disconnection of Georgia Power consumers during extreme hot weather.

October 04, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Phone company lays off 40

Coastal Communications is eliminating the jobs of 40 local employees because of duplication of positions at its parent company, CenturyTel Inc of Monroe, La.

October 04, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Cooling bill help available to eligible households

The Coastal GA Area Community Action Authority will assist eligible households with cooling bills. Georgia's Cooling Assistance program will start Oct. 1, 2007, for all income eligible households in the Liberty County area. Payments will be made directly to the home energy supplier.

October 02, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


Owner says development ruined property

While Gary and Armenda Barnes relax on the front porch of their coastal home, they reminisce about the marsh-front view they used to have before a 10-foot fence was built around their property, boxing them off from the new Yellow Bluff development.

October 02, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Business


Real estate transfers for Sept. 14

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Sept. 3-7. 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.

September 29, 2007 | Staff report | Business


Coffee shop carving niche downtown

There is a quaint place in Hinesville where friends can meet for lunch, smoothies or a hot cup of java.

September 29, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Business


Seminar on employment law

How do honchos in Georgia companies stay on the right side of discrimination and compensation laws? By realizing that following federal regulations is just the first step in being a law-abiding corporate citizen.

September 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Hinesville getting new department store

The Liberty Square Plaza in Hinesville is getting a facelift to accommodate a new department store, which may just add a boost of fresh consumerism.

September 27, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Business


Real estate transfers Sept. 12

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Aug. 20-24. 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.

September 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Business


Liberty resident heads development loan office

The Coastal Area District Development Authority, a regional non-profit economic development lender, announces recent employee promotions.

September 27, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


USDA has sign-up for disaster programs

Three new ad hoc disaster programs will soon be available to assist farmers and ranchers who suffered losses caused by natural disasters in recent years, announced Sara Smith, Wayne-Camden-Glynn-Long-Liberty-McIntosh County Executive Director for the USDA Farm Service Agency.

September 15, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Business


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McDonald's promotion for free coffee

SAVANNAH - McCafé invites coffee drinkers in the Savannah area to wake up and taste the free coffee.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Region's economy expected to grow

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy expanded rapidly during the fourth quarter of 2013 and should continue to experience significant growth throughout 2014.

April 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Applebee's christens rennovations

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, 1492 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville, held a ribbon cutting March 18 in recognition of the completion of its renovation. The event was held in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on March 18.

March 31, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Hinesville jobless rate down to 8 percent

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Hinesville's unemployment rate decreased to 8 percent in February, down 0.3 percent from 8.3 percent in January. The rate was 8.9 percent in February a year ago.

March 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


New hobby store opening in Pooler

Michaels, North America's largest arts-and-crafts specialty retailer, announced that a new store will open April 6 at 252 Pooler Parkway.

March 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


United Way picks MedBank to manage benefits

SAVANNAH - MedBank has been selected by United Way of the Coastal Empire to assume management of Access Benefits Online.

March 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Liberty banker gets hired in Darien

Joseph R. Ford, a longtime resident of Liberty County, has joined Southeastern Bank as senior loan officer and assistant vice president of the bank's Darien office.

March 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Legislature OKs more funding for harbor

SAVANNAH - The $35 million in additional port-deepening funds proposed by Gov. Nathan Deal was approved by the state Legislature on Tuesday and awaits Deal's signature.

March 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Hobart closing Richmond Hill plant

The commercial food appliance manufacturer Hobart will close its Richmond Hill plant before the end of 2014, ending a 30-year relationship during which the company was the city's only industry.

March 20, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business


Main Street project going to council

Hinesville Downtown Partners Tuesday discussed starting a Main Street start-up program here. The partners will ask city leaders for support Thursday at a council.

March 19, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Jobless rate rises here in January

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Hinesville's unemployment rate increased to 8.2 percent in January, up 0.1 percent from 8.1 percent in December.

March 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


State revenue up over a year ago

Gov. Nathan Deal announced recently that Georgia's net tax collections for the month of February totaled almost $838 million for an increase of $42 million, or 5.3 percent, compared to the month-ended February 2013.

March 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Chamber offers Photoshop workshop

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold a Photoshop workshop from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at the chamber/CVB offices, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.

March 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Public works contractor has new boss

Hinesville public works contractor OMI has a new director slated to take the reins from current Director Gregg Higgins. Guan Ellis joined OMI on Feb. 10 and is expected to take over in May.

March 14, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Insurance company honors local agency

Holtzman Insurance Agency recently earned the Allstate Insurance Company's "Distinguished Agency Award."

March 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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