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Area jobless rate inches up in September

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor recently announced that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate in September was 5.7 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 5.6 percent in August. The rate in September 2015 was 5.9 percent.

November 02, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Area economic monitor forecasts slowdown

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor, which analyzes data and identifies trends affecting the regional economy, reports that the Savannah metro economy continued growing during the second quarter of 2016, but some turbulence lies ahead.

November 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


County OKs food-to-fertilizer plant

The Liberty County Commission Thursday approved a conditional use permit for a waste handling facility near Midway which will produce fertilizer from the waste products of food handling operations.

October 25, 2016 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Business News


Designer shows in New York, plans local debut

Hinesville designer LaQuoshia Boyce presented her first fashion collection at New York Small Boutique Fashion Week Season 10 on Sept. 11.

October 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Disaster loans available for small businesses

WASHINGTON - U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet has vowed to help small businesses damaged by Hurricane Matthew.

October 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Long added to FEMA government aid, Liberty private still on hold

Long County was one of nine counties added to the Georgia Declaration for funding which will supplement state agencies and local recovery efforts from damages sustained due to Hurricane Matthew.

October 24, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Business News


Pine beetles threatening trees again

Many landowners in southeastern Georgia have seen their pine trees die this summer. Even if you were fortunate enough that the pines on your own property were spared, you may have noticed dying pines in clusters deep in the forest, or you may have spotted an individual dying tree in a yard or on the street.

October 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Western-themed bar and grill opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting and grand opening for Boots Sports Bar and Grill on Sept. 30 at the restaurant at 720 E. Oglethorpe Hwy in Hinesville.

October 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Business recovery loans offered

Small Business Assistance Corporation has federal funds available to assist small businesses in Coastal Georgia, including Liberty and Long counties.

October 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


County, city list licensed contractors

Because of the prevalence of scam artists who moved into an area after a disaster to offer services and then don't perform any of the work promised, area officials have released a list of contractors who are licensed by local governments. Some of the craftsmen who come into an area may do acceptable work. The best way to assure quality work, however, is to contract with a business that has been in the area, and that plans to stay here.

October 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Storm hits Sunday's Coastal Courier

Dear loyal readers,

October 07, 2016 | Staff Report | Business News


Luncheon will showcase two locally produced movies

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's next Progress Through People Luncheon will focus on two short movies that were shot in Liberty County.

October 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Best of Liberty 2016 honors voters picks

If you are called the best in town, you must be doing something right.

October 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Lowcountry boil for Chamber members Oct. 7

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Membership Appreciation Lowcountry Boil and Oyster Roast for members on Oct. 7, at Bryant Commons in Hinesville

September 29, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


State internet access panel to meet in Glennville

ATLANTA - The Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for All Georgians Study Committee will have its third meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Glennville Garden Club.

September 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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Visitors bureau uses week to promote tourism

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau celebrated National Travel and Tourism Week May 7-14 with several events.

May 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Businessman pay to have Long road paved

Long County received nearly $40,000 earlier this month from a businessman to help pay for road improvements where he wanted to put a convenience ...

May 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Ameris hires two for Hinesville branch

SAVANNAH - Ameris Bank recently welcomed Yvette Bennett and Jozi Marlowe as bank tellers at Ameris Bank's Hinesville branch.

May 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Ribbon cutting for restaurant

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting on May 5 for Tammy's Restaurant and Lounge, 818 E.G ...

May 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Convention bureau employee lauded

Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau coordinator of first impressions Mary Prince has earned the Stellar Service Award, presented by the Georgia Visitor Information Center ...

May 12, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Ludowici banker retiring from Heritage

The Heritage Bank has announced the retirement of Lilah Bell effective May 4.

May 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Contractors launch recruiting drive

DULUTH - The Georgia Highway Contractors Association has launched a campaign to generate awareness about road construction careers.

May 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Knotts named Coastal Courier advertising sales manager

Coastal Courier General Manager Kathryn Fox announced Tuesday that Morgan Knotts has been appointed advertising sales manager.

May 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Business News


Chamber, CVB show off new offices at open house

"Our home is yours."

May 08, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Goodwill Week includes in-store scavenger hunts

Goodwill is celebrating Goodwill Week with a variety of events will from Monday to May 13.

May 05, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Youth leaders get a lesson in economic development

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2016-2017 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class had an economic development session on April 12, hosted by the Liberty County ...

May 05, 2017 | Staff Report | Business News


Tour’s focus is to boost home sales

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau is hosting a tour of Liberty County for local real estate professional on May 12.

May 05, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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