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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


Hot investments can cool

We're in the "dog days" of summer - traditionally the hottest, steamiest time of year. But in a few weeks, the temperatures will begin to cool down.

August 06, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Georgia Power: Pollution rules may close plants

ATLANTA (AP) - The largest electric utility in Georgia said Thursday it must purchase power from outside suppliers in the coming years because pending anti-pollution rules may force the company to close or upgrade some of its existing plants.

August 06, 2011 | By Ray Henry Associated Press writer | Business News


Coastal Bank in mortgage assistance programs

SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank, a locally owned and operated community bank headquartered in Savannah, has been approved for two new mortgage loan and down payment assistance programs specifically designed to help low- to moderate-income mortgage customers.

August 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Swell in home sales good for area market

From burning candles that smell like baked goods to burying statues of St. Joseph in the yard, there are many tricks of the trade for homeowners looking to sell.

August 03, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Business News


Re-examine your retirement plans

As a nation, we appear to be getting nervous about retirement. We aren't sure if we'll have enough money, and we don't know if we'll be able to retire when we originally had planned. That's why you may want to review your financial strategy both before and during retirement.

July 29, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Looming debt crisis scaring investors

A fast-approaching deadline is bound to heighten anxiety. That's what happening on Wall Street as investors grow increasingly uneasy about the political stalemate over raising the nation's debt ceiling.

July 28, 2011 | By Dave Carpenter AP business writer | Business News


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Social media explained at workshop

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and CVB will host a social media workshop from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, in the ...

January 20, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber to celebrate local leaders, showcase local cuisine

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host the 2018 Chamber Annual Banquet and Taste of Liberty on Jan. 25. It is a one-night event ...

January 17, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Goodwill kicks off free community programs for 2018

Goodwill Southeast Georgia will offer two "New Year, Better Me" workshops in January to help job hunters kick start their search and connect them with ...

January 17, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Xplosive Fitness opens gym here

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting Dec. 15 for XPlosive Fitness at the center, 1146 E.G. Miles Parkway, Suite 204 ...

January 16, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News


It's time to prepare for spring

January marks your last chance to plant wildflower seed. Many of the seeds require cold weather to germinate, and if planted after January, they will ...

January 15, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Chamber sets banquet, Taste of Liberty for Jan. 25

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Taste of Liberty will be Thursday, Jan. 25.

January 15, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News


New fitness community opens in Hinesville

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Dec. 15 for XPlosive Fitness at the center's location, 1146 E.G. Miles Parkway ...

January 09, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Midway woman named to utility board

Holly Fields of Midway has been selected by the Coastal Electric Cooperative board of directors to fill the unexpired term of former Liberty County board ...

January 03, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Business leaders need to consider all perspectives

A leader is someone who guides others daily, challenges others when needed, inspires others and displays the characteristics of a leader. The personal qualifications of ...

December 30, 2017 | By Amy Freeman, MHRM Columnist | Business News


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