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Plan set for Vogtle cost overruns

ATLANTA - The Georgia Public Service Commission's staff and Georgia Power have filed a proposed settlement for dealing with potential construction cost overruns at the Plant Vogtle nuclear plant construction project in Waynesboro.

July 19, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Vaden Nissan breaks ground at future site

More than 20 people gathered for a ceremonial groundbreaking at the future site of Vaden Nissan of Hinesville on Friday.

July 18, 2011 | Danielle Hipps dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Business News


Arnold Stafford & Randolph law firm opens Ludowici office

The attorneys of Arnold Stafford & Randolph held a grand-opening ceremony Tuesday as the Hinesville firm

July 16, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Business News


Portfolios should resemble baseball teams

If you're a baseball fan, you no doubt were aware that the MLB All-Star Game was played July 12. While you probably appreciate the grace and skill of the players, you may not realize just how much a baseball team can teach you about other aspects of life, such as investing.

July 15, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Stop N Store opens another branch here

Stop N Stor's third location in Hinesville, at 746 E.G. Miles Parkway, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening June 31 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

July 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Local unemployment rate up, rates worse elsewhere

Liberty County's May unemployment rate, though higher than last year's and last month's, still beat out the national rate, according to the Georgia Department of Labor. Liberty County's May jobless rate was 9.1 percent, up 0.3 percent from April's rate of 8.8. The rate was 8.7 percent in May 2010.

July 15, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


Leadership group graduates more

Leadership Southeast Georgia, a regional leadership-development program for the 10-county southeast Georgia region, recently graduated the class of 2011 at a ceremony at the Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah.

July 13, 2011 | Staff Report | Business News


Bus mechanic places in state contest

Liberty County School System mechanic Ron Farnsworth placed fourth in the Georgia State Technicians Competition on June 13. The competition was at the annual state technicians' workshop at North Georgia Technical College in Clarksville. Statewide, more than 50 technicians competed in both a written test and a hands-on component.

July 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Police seize counterfeit goods

Shoppers and vendors alike at Keller's Flea Market off Hwy. 17 in Savannah were in for a surprise Saturday when dozens of law enforcement officers raided the market for counterfeit merchandise.

July 13, 2011 | Staff report | Business News


Deal reappoints DeLoach to Jekyll Island Authority

Gov. Nathan Deal recently reappointed Homer "Buddy" DeLoach to the Jekyll Island Authority for a four-year term. DeLoach has been a member of the authority for one term, and this is his first reappointment.

July 12, 2011 | Meredith Brown mbrown@coastalcourier.com | Business News


Travelers spend $21 billion in Georgia

Domestic and international visitors spent $21 billion in Georgia in 2010, up 8.3 percent from 2009, according to the U.S. Travel Association.

July 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Weapons maker expanding in S.C.

The small arms manufacturer based at the Interstate Centre in Black Creek has announced it will be expanding – but not in Bryan County.

July 11, 2011 | Staff report | Business News


Money matters: City OKs airport budget, $271K in HUD funding

The Hinesville City Council on Thursday approved its $30,031 portion of the MidCoast Regional Airport budget for fiscal year 2012.

July 11, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


Annuities 101

Nervous investors have faced many challenges over the last few years searching for safe havens. That's one reason many turn to annuities to ensure a steady stream of retirement income. But with so many types of annuities offered – and complex rules, fees and restrictions – it's not uncommon for investors to buy products not ideally suited to their needs.

July 06, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Columnist | Business News


Know your investments and how to respond

When you invest, you take some risks. While you can't totally avoid these risks, you can take steps to help reduce their impact and increase your comfort level. And the more comfortable you are with your investments, the easier it will be to follow a long-term strategy that can help you meet your goals.

July 03, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


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SBA celebrates National Veterans Small Business Week

The U.S. Small Business Administration is celebrating veteran, service member, National Guard and Reserve members, and military spouse entrepreneurs this week during National Veterans ...

October 31, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Free legal help for storm victims

WARNER ROBINS - Survivors of a presidentially declared major disaster like Hurricane Irma can receive free legal help if they are unable to pay.

October 30, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Development panel sets budget hearings

The Liberty County Development Authority, which last met in August, decided Monday to hold a spate of meetings next month, three hearings required by state ...

October 30, 2017 | By Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Business News


Plan now to control winter lawn invaders

Recently I've been getting a lot of calls about weeds in homeowners' lawns. Turf can be a tricky business and a lot of the ...

October 30, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


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