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Aerospace jobs land in Liberty Co.

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Firth Rixson Forgings LLC, a subsidiary of U.K.-based Firth Rixson Limited, will expand its forged metal operation in Midway as a result of increased business. The company anticipates creating 75-100 new jobs, bringing its total employees to 304 when in full production.

August 24, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Trade envoy gets pitch on port deepening

SAVANNAH - Georgia's port chief told a senior U.S. trade official Monday he supports the Obama administration's push to expand free trade, but he insisted the Port of Savannah needs a $600 million deepening of its shipping channel to fully reap the benefits.

August 23, 2011 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business News


Airport considering new manager

Concerned about the state of upper airport management, the Midcoast Regional Airport Joint Management Board commissioned a cost-analysis study on Wednesday to determine how to move forward with its leadership.

August 23, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Business News


State jobless rate increases

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.1 percent in July, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 9.9 percent in June and the same as a year earlier.

August 22, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Remarriage should refocus financial goals

A second marriage will bring many changes to your life, not the least of which may be changes in your financial strategy and goals.

August 20, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Pre-school center joins chamber

Alice & Mary Wonderland Preschool Learning Center in Midway hosted a ribbon-cutting and grand-opening ceremony Aug. 9 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

August 19, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Fort Stewart vendor fair to help match local businesses with military

In an effort to help local businesses learn how to do business with the military, the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a vendor fair from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 30 at Club Stewart on Fort Stewart.

August 18, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


Back-to-school budgeting tips

The days when you could send your kids off to the first day of school with a lunchbox and a hug are long gone. Today's back-to-school preparations likely include filling out piles of pre-enrollment paperwork, lining up carpools and, of course, the dreaded shopping excursions for clothes and school supplies.

August 18, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


Don't let downgrade deter you

Just when you thought you could take a break from financial drama, following the resolution of the debt ceiling issue, here comes Act 2: the downgrade of the U.S. long-term credit rating. As a citizen, you may be feeling frustrated. As an investor, you might be getting worried. But is this concern really justified?

August 13, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Reactor OK not expected until 2012

ATLANTA - The Southern Co. is unlikely to receive permission until early 2012 to build what could become the country's first new nuclear plant in a generation, according to a new timeline from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

August 13, 2011 | By Ray Henry Associated Press writer | Business News


United Way’s investment process ongoing

The United Way of the Coastal Empire is undergoing its yearly community investment process to determine which nonprofit human-service agencies best serve the community's needs and should receive donor contributions for the 2012 year.

August 13, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


A+ Tutoring Services joins chamber

A+ Tutoring Services hosted a ribbon-cutting and grand-opening ceremony in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 2 at Bethesda Church on Patriots Trail. Tiffany and Brian Griggs welcomed chamber staff, board members and ambassadors as well as friends and family.

August 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Goodwill hires R.H. woman

Jan Bass of Richmond Hill has been named director of marketing for Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire.

August 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Georgia Conservancy hires coastal leader

The Georgia Conservancy announced recently the selection of Clay Mobley as its coastal director.

August 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Building's destination remains a mystery

The location of a building that once housed Our Little Candy Store in Richmond Hill has become something of a mystery to those in Liberty County.

August 08, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Business News


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Tourism touts its own accomplishments

The Liberty County Convention and Visitor's Bureau was the focus of the latest Progress Through People Luncheon.

October 23, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Utility helps fund classroom projects

Last week, an entourage of Coastal Electric Cooperative employees, camera crews and school administrators burst into 12 area classrooms with a big surprise.

October 23, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Workshop Tuesday on limiting disaster damage

ATLANTA - The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security and FEMA have set eight workshops to explain a hazard mitigation program that funds projects to reduce ...

October 23, 2017 | Special to the News | Business News


Aqua Brill wants people to enjoy their pets

A menagerie of animals can be found at the store giving customers their choice of snakes, birds, reptiles, guinea pigs, aquatic fish and more.

October 23, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Canoochee EMC power provider since 1938

When Hurricane Irma threatened our community, employees of Canoochee EMC rose to the task. They prepared their line trucks, hunkered down during the hardest of ...

October 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Business News


Spa helping raise awareness of domestic violence

Hinesville Day Spa owner Sheela Eichhorn and managers Charla Baggs and Carol West are raising funds to fight domestic violence and increase awareness of it ...

October 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Business News


Learn how to mix a mean cocktail

SAVANNAH – Learn how to stir & shake classic cocktails developed from tried and true recipes. Savannah's new Prohibition-style Speakeasy cocktail bar, Congress Street Up, started ...

October 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Georgia Trust seeks nominations

ATLANTA, - The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is seeking nominations for its 2018 Preservation Awards, an annual list of preservation projects and individuals in the ...

October 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Statesboro Agency recognized

The Statesboro-Area Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapter in Statesboro, was recently awarded the "Best Project of the Year" by the SHRM Georgia State ...

October 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Raising awareness about domestic violence

A place known for promoting relaxation and serenity is looking to open people's eyes when it comes to the issues of domestic violence.

October 12, 2017 | Patty Leon | Business News


Leadership Liberty gets physical at Youth Challenge

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce kicked off its 2017-18 Leadership Liberty class on Sept. 29-30 at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites in Flemington.

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Yu Spa looking to pamper clients

Lisa Guo opened Yu Spa in 2013 in order to carry on the specialized modalities used by massage therapists and body work professionals she grew ...

October 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Business News


Gynecology center opens in Hinesville

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting on Sept. 15 for H.E.R Wellness Center, LLC at 1763 Hwy. 196 W ...

October 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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