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Fed: Economy lost momentum as shoppers tighten belts

WASHINGTON (AP) - The economy lost momentum heading into the new year as shoppers tightened their belts and manufacturers were stung by weak demand for cars and housing-related goods.

January 31, 2008 | By Jeannine Aversa AP Economics Writer | Business


Wal-Mart honors former employee

Hinesville Wal-Mart store Manager Wally Davidson and other employees gathered in the back of the store to pay tribute to a former employee with a $600 check.

January 31, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Business


Tax change may cause delays

Tax relief is in sight more than to 20 million Americans who faced a tax hike because they would have qualified for the Alternative Minimum Tax when filing their 2007 tax return.

January 31, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Locals graduate development academy

The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces the local graduates from the 2007 Region 12 Multi-Day Training Program.

January 26, 2008 | Staff report | Business


Real estate transactions for Jan. 11

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Dec.17-21. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.

January 26, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Metro Hinesville unemployment down in November

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor has reported the unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area declined to 4.2 percent in November, down seven-tenths of one percent from 4.9 percent in October.

January 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Two workshops on starting businesses

Two workshops entitled "Thinking of Starting a Business" will be offered in January.

January 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Water-saving tips for businesses

ATLANTA - Georgia's Drought Response Unified Command encourages residential and non-residential users, such as businesses, to conserve as much water as possible on a daily basis.

January 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Anniversary at coffee shop

Over Coffee is marking its first anniversary and customer appreciation Friday.

January 19, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Real estate professional earns national recognition

Elaine C. Boggs with Elaine Boggs Realty Group, LLC has been awarded the Accredited Buyer Representation designation by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council, Inc. of the National Association of Realtors).

January 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Financial resolutions for 2008

If you make a New Year's resolution, and you don't follow through on it, what are the consequences?

January 19, 2008 | By Matt Cardella Columnist | Business


Fleming Shortcut closing temporarily

Because of the expansion of Highway 196 east, the Fleming Shortcut convenience store in the Fleming community will close temporarily, but will also be expanding.

January 15, 2008 | Staff report | Business


Restaurant feeds family in need

The Rosenhof German Restaurant hosted a Christmas Eve dinner for the family whose children where affected by the abandonment of their mother.

January 15, 2008 | Staff report | Business


Stores report good holiday sales

For those wanting to get a head start on Christmas 2008, the days after Christmas have proven to be the time to get the best deals.

January 15, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Business


New home sales at 12-year low

WASHINGTON - The housing market plunged deeper into despair last month, with sales of new homes plummeting to their lowest level in more than 12 years.

January 13, 2008 | By Jeannine Aversa AP Economics Writer | Business


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Photography shop marks opening

Joanna Ng Photography was welcomed as a new member of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 20 at the chamber offices in Hinesville.

March 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Homes for Heroes ranks area realtor high

Homes for Heroes recently named Lisa Scales with Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners its No. 2 realtors affiliate nationwide in 2013, based on number of heroes served.

March 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Gun manufacturer cutting workforce

North Bryan-based engineering and weapons manufacturer Daniel Defense announced Tuesday a 14 percent net reduction in workforce due to current market conditions.

March 05, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business


Job fair, business expo here in April

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair and business expo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 9 at the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville.

March 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Meat, seafood shop opens in Midway

Coastal Meat and Seafood held a grand opening and ribbon cutting, in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, Feb. 21 at 9784 Seagrass Plaza, suite C, on E. Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.

March 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Coastal Bank hires new mortgage originator

SAVANNAH - Gerald Lee recently was hired as a mortgage loan originator by The Coastal Bank at the bank's Hinesville office, 101 W. Henry St.

March 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Courier going to metered paywall

In an attempt to show potential new online readers what the Coastal Courier has to offer in the way of up-to-the-minute updates on intensely local news, sports, features and events, the multimedia company will launch its new metered paywall Saturday, March 1.

February 28, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Business


Report: Film company was denied access to track

After days of rumors, conjecture and finger-pointing, the office investigating last week's fatal train accident in Wayne County has issued a preliminary report.

February 26, 2014 | By Bill DeYoung Correspondent | Business


Airport operator hoping to promote it

MidCoast Regional Airport's new fixed-base operator told local Joint Management Board members Wednesday that efforts to reduce costs, train airport staff in fuel quality control and promote the airport are going well.

February 25, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Business


OMI drops suit against Richmond Hill

The public works company Operations Management International has dropped its $2 million lawsuit against Richmond Hill, a mere two months after it was filed.

February 25, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business


Small scam can cost consumers plenty

When you check your credit-card statements every month for thefts, your eyes likely scan down the column of figures for large amounts that indicate scammers have used your card for major purchases.

February 23, 2014 | By David Uffington Columnist | Business


State revenue up in January

Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for the month of January totaled almost $1.81 billion for an increase of $76.25 million, or 4.4 percent, compared to the month-ended January 2013.

February 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Chamber, CVB launch new website

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau launched its new website Feb. 6.

February 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Urban agriculture topic at breakfast

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host an Eggs and Issues Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at the CenturyLink 50x50 building on Patriot's Trail in Hinesville.

February 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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