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State panel to back lower income tax

ATLANTA (AP) - The head of a panel weighing an overhaul of Georgia's tax code said Wednesday the group will likely recommend lowering the state's personal and corporate income tax rates and instead taxing more goods and services.

January 06, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Business News


Bank, FDIC in consent agreement

After discussions with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, The Heritage Bank agreed last week to take actions to shore up its business.

January 05, 2011 | By Hallie D. Martin Special to the Courier | Business News


Area feeling gas-price pinch

Gas prices at most area service stations have surpassed $3 a gallon once again.

January 03, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Business News


Local bank to host free shred day on Jan. 8

The Heritage Bank will offer a free, secure way to destroy confidential records and information with a community shred day from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8.

December 30, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Liberty Co. leaders graduate from economic development program

The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Liberty County graduates from the 2010 Multi-Day Training Program in Region 12.

December 27, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Cricket Wireless opens in Hinesville

A new cell phone provider recently set up shop in Hinesville. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member Cricket Wireless with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony at 438 B. Gen. Screven Way. Representatives from the city of Hinesville, community leaders, chamber members and friends attended the opening.

December 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber welcomes accessory store

$20 and Below Accessories, a downtown Hinesville discount jewelry retail store, celebrated its grand opening recently with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. Shop owner Vivian Smith, chamber members, friends and community leaders cut a ribbon at the shop, which is at 106 W. MLK Jr. Drive, across from the new Justice Center.

December 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Consider financial gifts to family

At this time of year, you may be thinking about finding the "perfect" gifts for various family members. You can find any number of thoughtful presents, but if you'd like to give something that can have an impact long after the holiday season is over, consider making a financial gift.

December 24, 2010 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber gets in spirit at Christmas tree farm

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce kicked off the holiday season at Brewer's Christmas Tree-Blueberry Farm in Midway. Brewer's has a Christmas tree selection that spans more than 500 acres. Owner Paschal Brewer was named grower of the year in 2003 and 2005. The farm also had the grand champion Christmas tree in 2009 at the Georgia National Fair.

December 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Pet shop opens at new location

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new member Stewarts Pet Shop with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony at the shop's new location at 229 W. Gen. Screven Way, suite. A.

December 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Jobless claims up to 8.4 percent here

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Wednesday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area increased to 8.4 percent in November, up four-tenths of a percentage point from 8.0 percent in October. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the area increased to 2,779, up 181 from 2,598. The jobless rate in the metro Hinesville area in November 2009 was 7.5 percent.

December 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


LCDA recognized for marketing program

The Southern Economic Development Council, the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America with 750 members from organizations in 17 states in the South, has chosen the Liberty County Development Authority as a recipient of the 2010 Communications Award in two categories.

December 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


State extends shrimp harvest 10 days

BRUNSWICK - Georgia officials are extending the state's food shrimp harvest season by 10 days, to Jan. 10.

December 22, 2010 | Associated Press | Business News


Car dealer donates $36K worth of toys

CLAXTON - NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC distributed $36,718 in toys to three local organizations as a result of a 15-day "Facebook FunRaiser" that took place Dec. 1-15.

December 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Best things: Showing employee appreciation

It's no secret that the economy is rough right now and budgets are tight. Monetary holiday bonuses for employees and volunteers might not be in the cards for many business owners, managers and volunteer coordinators. However, there are many other ways to make hard workers feel appreciated.

December 22, 2010 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Staff writer | Business News


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Home inspection business opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Sept. 14 for Moe's Home Inspection Services at the Chamber ...

September 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Accident response prompts First Responder Appreciation

Thomas Hill Jewelers in Hinesville recently hosted a First Responder Appreciation Day.

September 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


New overtime laws topic at Chamber seminar

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a two-part Labor Law Workshop from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Sept. 29 and ...

September 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Realtors plan art auction as fundraiser

Hinesville Area Board of Reatlors will have an art auction Saturday.

September 15, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber names young leaders

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following high school students have been accepted into the 2016-17 class of Young Adult ...

September 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


DJJ launches month-long candidate search

Looking for full-time employment? The Department of Juvenile Justice is offering employment opportunities at DJJ's secure facilities around the state. The agency has launched ...

September 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


SETA to hold skills day competition

The Savannah Electrical Training Alliance (SETA) will host a Skills Day Competition Oct. 22, the first of its kind in the region.

September 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber to hold YouTube workshop

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and CVB will host a YouTube Workshop from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept ...

September 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Progress Through People lunch set for Sept. 15 in Flemington

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Sept. 15 at Connection Church on Patriots Trail in ...

September 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Low Country Eye Care cuts ribbon on Hinesville office

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Aug. 24 for the new office of Low Country Eye Care ...

September 07, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Midway Dental celebrates

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held an anniversary celebration and ribbon cutting Tuesday for the office of Midway Family Dental at 1718 North Coastal ...

September 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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September 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Business News


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