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Caesarstone plant opens in South Bryan

The first event Chris Carr attended as the head of the Georgia Department of Economic Development was the November 2013 groundbreaking for Caesarstone's manufacturing plant in South Bryan.

June 05, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher For the Coastal Courier | Business


Americans are growing more accepting of taboo behaviors — except for one

Americans are now more accepting of socially liberal attitudes than ever before, but there's one area where public opinion remains mostly unchanged: marital infidelity.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


The best states in America for balancing work and family

In a recent survey of millennial-aged workers, 88 percent responded that "work-life integration" (which is slightly different from work-life balance) was one of the most valued attributes of a job.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


The income gap for smokers

Just over 17 percent of all American adults smoke tobacco products, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Downtown business incubator proposed

The old brick building on the corner of West M.L King Jr. Drive and South Main Street may see new life again.

June 04, 2015 | Tiffany King | Business


Downtown business incubator proposed

The old brick building on the corner of West M.L King Jr. Drive and South Main Street may see new life again.

June 04, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Business


Unexpected award provides reminder about importance of recognition

I'm not a person who likes to be the center of attention.

June 03, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret Media Companies | Business


The robot takeover is not all that bad

Robots may be well on their way to taking over the economy (depending on who you talk to, that could be considered a good thing) but according to Henry Evans, the rapidly advancing technology that’s paved the way for a robotics takeover is getting a bad rap.

June 02, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Area jobless rate drops again

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for April was 6.2 percent, down

June 02, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Nonprofit connects older workers, job openings

FOREST PARK - For older residents of Liberty County needing help to re-enter the workforce this summer, a local nonprofit has openings in a program that offers paid training and other services as a stepping stone to employment.

June 02, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Liberty County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Horizon Behavioral Health on May

June 02, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


There's a new app that wants to help you learn a foreign language while you waste your time

The rise of online messaging apps, such as Facebook Messenger, Google Chat and WhatsApp, has created a new type of downtime. Between messages, users wait patiently for responses, and according to MIT's Carrie Cai, that is time ill spent. Those moments between messages are prime intellectual real estate, according to Cai, and should be treated as such.

June 01, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Index funds: A low-cost way to solid investing performance

Mutual funds can be called lots of negative things — expensive, underperforming, inconsistent.

June 01, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Building work-life balance requires a team effort

I often ponder what I need to do at work and at home to build a more balanced life.

June 01, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


This important part of a community can help eradicate poverty

As it turns out, how people get around has a huge impact on their financial well-being.

May 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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'Jurassic World' and the maternal instinct

At the outset of the early 1990s, long before 3-D made an aggressive comeback and computer-generated imagery was still a rare novelty, Steven Spielberg released a film about dinosaurs that quickly became nothing short of a cultural phenomenon.

June 14, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Gas stations changing name

SAVANNAH - Enmark recently announced a branding change to "enmarket."

June 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


America's most famous college dropout thinks you should go to college

Bill Gates, who is still the richest man in the world according to Forbes, is a big fan of college.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Eating locally is actually pretty easy, and that's good news for reducing food waste

Upwards of 80 percent of Americans could restrict their eating habits to food grown within 50 miles of where they live, according to a new study published by the Sierra Nevada Research Institute at the University of California, which means that if consumers want it, there's more than enough potential to buy food exclusively from local markets.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Did Rick Perry's prayers end the Texas drought?

Glenn Beck recently went on record saying he thinks former Texas Gov. Rick Perry deserves a little credit for ending the Texas drought.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


RH to get three 'major' motels

Three "major hotels" are in the works to be built in Richmond Hill, their developer announced Friday.

June 12, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Business


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