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Jobless rate continues to fall in area

The jobless rates for both metro Savannah and the coastal Georgia area have dropped for the month of April, according to State State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler

June 01, 2011 | Staff report | Business News


Hinesville’s April jobless rate dips to 8.5 percent

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area decreased to 8.5 percent in April, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 8.6 percent in March. The jobless rate in the Hinesville area in April a year ago was 8.1 percent.

May 31, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chambers hosts Liberty Ball

Presented by Liberty Regional Medical Center and the Hinesville Area Arts Council, the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted the Liberty Ball on May 14. The event, which celebrated the 234th birthday of the county, was well received by the community with close to 100 in attendance.

May 27, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Agent joins global real estate network

Brigitte Cabeza-Shanken of Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors recently earned a certified international property specialist designation and joins a worldwide network of global real-estate practitioners with expertise in working with international clients as well as serving the growing multicultural population in the United States.

May 27, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Tattoo parlor opens in Hinesville

Hard Knox Tattoo Co., 750 E.G. Miles Parkway, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening Tuesday in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

May 27, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


LCDA OKs refinancing $25M debt

The Liberty County Development Authority approved the decision Monday to start decreasing its $25,177,965.38 debt to SunTrust Bank starting in July or August.

May 25, 2011 | Seraine Page | Business News


State jobless rate drops under 10%

ATLANTA - Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 9.9 percent in April, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10 percent in March, Georgia's labor commissioner said.

May 24, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


LCDA looks to refinance SunTrust Bank debts

The board of the Liberty County Development Authority met Friday to discuss terms for refinancing three short-term bank notes it has with SunTrust Bank that total $25,177,965.38.

May 23, 2011 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | Business News


Immigration reform worries onion region

LYONS - Signs point to an exodus in Vidalia onion country. Fliers on a Mexican storefront advertise free transportation for workers willing to pick jalapenos and banana peppers in Florida and blueberries in the Carolinas. Buying an outbound bus ticket now requires reservations.

May 20, 2011 | By Kate Brumback and Ray Henry Associated Press writers | Business News


New businesses actually three things

Anthony and Allison McDaniel, owners of All is On Enterprises and A Timeless Memory Photography at 913 E.G. Miles Parkway, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on May 6. The McDaniels welcomed chamber staff, board members and ambassadors, friends and family to the event, which was held at the newly renovated offices.

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


Chamber ambassadors staying busy

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently kicked off its 2011 ambassador program.

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


Save for retirement and education together

The school year is coming to a close, which means that if you have young children, you now are one year closer to college days - and college bills. At the same time, you are moving nearer to your own retirement. Can you save for college while you put away money for retirement? Yes - but it will take planning, patience and discipline.

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


Deal backs extending port road

SAVANNAH - Gov. Nathan Deal is lending is his support to building a new $140 million highway that would give trucks expanded access to the Port of Savannah.

May 17, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Dentist opens office on Gen. Screven

Howard Family Dental, located at 319 Gen. Screven Way, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening Tuesday in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

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


International Greetings USA names new CEO

Paul Fineman, group CEO for International Greetings PLC, recently announced the promotion of Richard Eckman to the CEO position for the USA subsidiary.

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


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A tour to learn Georgians' hopes and concerns about forestry will present a "Tree Talk" in Savannah at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the ...

December 04, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


New riverkeeper hired for Ogeechee

Ogeechee Riverkeeper has hired Dr. Simona Perry as its new riverkeeper/executive director.

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Hinesville economy continues to recover from Hurricane Irma

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Midway plant growing

Arconic, a forged metal producer in the Liberty County Development Authority's Tradeport East business park, needs work space and parking space as it continues ...

November 27, 2017 | By Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Business News


For the love of Liberty County

As a spouse of a retired U.S. Army veteran, I have traveled the world, and in my travels, I have achieved many successes. However ...

November 25, 2017 | By Sabrina Newby Special to the Courier | Business News


Shopping small can be a big deal

Having and supporting small business is an essential part of any local economy, however, during the holiday season it is easy for the local spots ...

November 24, 2017 | By Leah Poole Special to the Courier | Business News


Drop those pruners

During the long, hot dog days of late summer I always notice that I get fewer calls from home gardeners. That was especially true this ...

November 24, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


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