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October jobless rate up in area

ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate increased to 9.2 percent in October, the Georgia Department of Labor recently reported.

December 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Business


Shoppers turn out for Black Friday

Now that Americans' collective Thanksgiving Day indulgence has been reduced to delicious leftovers, consumers have come out of their turkey-induced stupor and are ready to hunt for holiday sales.

December 02, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Business


Hair salon marks opening with ribbon

Cut Loose Hair Salon held a ribbon cutting, grand re-opening and open house in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 22 at 809 Willowbrook Place No. 109 in Hinesville.

December 01, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Business


Tax season volunteers sought

AARP is looking for volunteers to help with its Tax-Aide program.

November 30, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Business


Target workers focus on community

A nationwide retailer that cites philanthropic involvement as a cornerstone of its business is on track to double its impact this year within Coastal Georgia.

November 28, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Business


Realtors: Housing market improving

The sluggish housing market has picked up in Liberty and Long Counties, following an economic downturn and the return of many Fort Stewart soldiers from deployment overseas, local realtors say. The transient military community has always fueled the local housing market, they said. Whether a soldier plans to buy a home and retire here, or simply wants to rent a home until the next set of orders arrives, there are options available to suit most budgets.

November 28, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Business


Employers: Skilled workforce needed

Offering employers a skilled workforce is an important aspect of economic development, according to local leaders. A community's supply of skilled workers can help attract manufacturers and other businesses, thus creating jobs for local residents and making the give-and-take a win-win for everyone.

November 28, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Business


RH hopes military zone will draw business

Richmond Hill City Council members approved a measure Tuesday aimed at bringing more business into certain parts of the city.

November 26, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business


Massage studio moves

Studio K Massage and Bodywork had a ribbon cutting Tuesday at its new location, 1060 Highway 196 W. in Hinesville.

November 17, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Business


Bank Collecting gifts, money for charity

The Coastal Bank in Hinesville is raising money and accepting unwrapped toys for the Marine's Toys for Tots Foundation fundraiser and toy drive.

November 17, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Business


Developement officials train at academy

The board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development recently announced graduates from the 2013 Region 12 multi-day training program.

November 17, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Business


Job fair in Glennville

The Southeast Regional Job Fair will be from

November 16, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Business


State revenue up 5.9 percent in October

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Georgia's net tax collections for October totaled $1.46 billion, an increase of approximately $81.75 million, or 5.9 percent, compared to October 2012.

November 15, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Business


United Way partners with STC on jobs program

SAVANNAH - United Way of the Coastal Empire recently announced it selected Savannah Technical College as a strategic-initiative partner for economic independence with a grant for $290,000.

November 14, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Business


Countertop maker breaks ground in Bryan

As construction equipment kicked up dust in the background, Caesarstone USA broke ground on its first North American manufacturing facility in a ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the Belfast Commerce Centre in Richmond Hill.

November 13, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business


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Enmark backing Light the Night Walk

SAVANNAH - Enmark Stations Inc. once again has made a commitment to sell paper icons in all 59 of its retail stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk.

April 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Ludowici funeral home starts work on chapel

Howard Funeral Home last week held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new chapel that will stand at the corner of Oak and Third streets.

April 10, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Strawberry farms blooming again

MACON - Tens of thousands of school children visit Georgia's strawberry farms each year, learning about the berries, how they're grown and what they look like in the field.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Job fair canceled

A job fair that had been scheduled for the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville Wednesday has been canceled.

April 08, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Company earns ethics desingation

CH2M HILL has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 2014.

April 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Phone company has safe-digging hotline

April is National Safe Digging Month, and CenturyLink reminds Hinesville residents to always call 811 before beginning any digging project.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Port reports 6 percent container growth

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority has moved more than 2 million 20-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) so far this fiscal year, July-February, for an increase of 6.2 percent, or an additional 119,318 TEUs.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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


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