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Rental business opens shop here

HomeSmart hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 14 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. Manager Tony Avila, along with staff members, welcomed elected city officials, chamber staff, board members, ambassadors, members and people from the community to the event.

October 29, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Jobless rate nears 10 percent here

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in Hinesville increased to 9.8 percent in September, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 9.6 percent in July. The jobless rate in Hinesville in September a year ago was 8.8 percent.

October 28, 2011 | Staff report | Business News

War’s end may be good for area business

Local business leaders appear cautiously optimistic regarding news that the war in Iraq is ending and troops stationed there will be coming home by the end of the year.

October 28, 2011 | Randy C. Murray | Business News

Southern Co. sees industrial boost

ATLANTA - One of the nation's largest utilities says energy sales show that economic activity is picking up in the Southeast industrial sector, but it's offset by job losses elsewhere.

October 27, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News

Governor: South Carolina will hear harbor deepening appeal

SAVANNAH - South Carolina environmental regulators will allow Georgia to plead its case for deepening the shared river channel to Savannah's booming seaport before the neighboring state decides whether to finalize its rejection of a permit for the $600 million project, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday.

October 27, 2011 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business News

Study: Rich get a lot richer, outpace middle class

WASHINGTON - The richest 1 percent of Americans have been getting far richer over the last three decades while the middle class and poor have seen their after-tax household income only crawl up in comparison, according to a government study.

October 27, 2011 | By Andrew Taylor Associated Press writer | Business News

Midway hires attorney to settle water dispute

Midway City Council at its October meeting voted down a minor preliminary move toward settling its water and sewer dispute with the Liberty County Development Authority and engaged an attorney to handle dealings with the LCDA.

October 26, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps and Joe Parker Jr. Coastal Courier | Business News

LCDA OKs TPE water repairs, proposed lease

The Liberty County Development Authority board approved an estimated $19,949 in water system repairs at Tradeport East Business Center and a proposed lease in the former Bioagra building during its Monday meeting.

October 26, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Business News

Do men and women invest differently

Several years ago, a book titled "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" was quite popular. As the title suggests, the book argues that men and women are vastly different from each other, particularly in their emotional needs and in the way they communicate.

October 23, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News

Boggs Realty to join global network

Elaine Boggs Realty Group LLC, a local real estate company, recently was selected for membership in Chicago-based Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.

October 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Midway IGA unveils remodelling

IGA Supermarket in Midway hosted a grand-opening ceremony Oct. 8 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

October 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Georgia utility regulator backs solar power subsidy

ATLANTA - One of the state's top utility regulators said Tuesday that he would support charging Georgia Power customers up to an extra nickel each month to build more solar energy projects and even debate whether Georgia should force the power company to buy more renewable energy - a position that's been politically unpopular in the Southeast.

October 20, 2011 | Ray Henry The Associated Press | Business News

SNF Floquip expands in Liberty County

SNF Holding Company subsidiary Floquip Engineering Company, which manufactures water-soluble polymers and has a Riceboro operation, will expand its business in Liberty County.

October 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Only one person sounds off during city budget hearing

Only one citizen spoke about the city of Hinesville's proposed budget for the 2012 fiscal year during Thursday's public hearing.

October 18, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps | Business News

Savannah Bank enters deal with OCC

The Savannah Bank, the parent company of Bryan Bank and Trust, announced this week it has entered into a written agreement with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to "take steps to improve the Bank's asset quality, credit risk exposure, strategic planning initiatives, capital planning, and liquidity and risk management," according to a press release.

October 17, 2011 | Staff report | Business News

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Veteran-owned home care service opens in Hinesville

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening and ribbon cutting March 9 for Serenity Home Care Services at their office located at ...

March 16, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Area dentist office donates to hospital

Howard Family Dental Foundation, the charitable foundation of a dental office group based in Coastal Georgia and South Carolina, recently donated $30,000 to St ...

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

Boutique celebrates grand re-opening

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting March 6 for Charming Chics Boutique at their new location at 229 ...

March 13, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Hair boutique opens in Hinesville

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 1 for VW & Co. Hair Boutique at their location, 204 West Oglethorpe Highway ...

March 13, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Is it too late to spray, prune, fertilize ...

As the weather warms up, gardeners spring into action - just as our phones and email at the Extension Office begin to buzz with activity.

March 12, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News

Mayor to give State of City at luncheon in April

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon April 26 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center on ...

March 12, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Hospital Authority to have called meeting

The Liberty Regional Medical Center Hospital Authority Board is having a called Executive Board Meeting for the Hospital Board of Authority on Monday, March 12th ...

March 09, 2018 | Staff Report | Business News

Multi-generational workforce workshop set for March 27

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and CVB will sponsor an employer-centric workshop about today's multi-generational workforce from 3:30-5:30 p.m. March ...

March 08, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Coastal Cooling earns Platinum award

Last week Coastal Cooling LLC, a local heating and air conditioning company, was given a Platinum Dealer Award from Southern Pipe and Supply/Rheem for ...

March 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

NAACP meeting boosts entrepreneurship

Liberty County NAACP members, government leaders, professional advisors and expert presenters came together during the NAACP Community Meeting on Feb. 24. The event was held ...

March 05, 2018 | By Krystal Hart Correspondent | Business News

Minority chamber presents SWAG award

Terri Denison was the guest speaker at the Liberty County Minority Chamber's February mixer recently, where she was presented the Smart Women Achieving Greatness ...

March 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Trees and grass just don't make good neighbors

Lately I have been getting many calls from homeowners asking about lawn care. The two most common questions I have been asked are "Why do ...

February 26, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News

Small Business Week is March 19-23

Liberty County and Hinesville will celebrate Georgia Small Business Week March 19-23 by featuring local businesses in various events and promotions sponsored by the Liberty ...

February 26, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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