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Hinesville jobless rate drops

ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for November was 7.5 percent, down 0.5 percent from October, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday. The rate fell as new jobs were added and new layoffs, as measured by initial unemployment insurance claims, dropped. Metro Hinesville added 200 new jobs in November, pushing the total to 20,100, up 1.0 percent, from 19,900 in October. Most of the job growth came in the goods-producing sector, which includes manufacturing and construction, and the service-related industries. Also, there were 174 new claims for unemployment insurance filed in November, a decrease ...

December 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Sears store changes management

Sears Hometown Store held a ribbon cutting Monday at their Hinesville store at 103B W. Gen. Screven Way.

December 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Scented oil store opens

Vennita's Scented Body Oils held a ribbon cutting Nov. 25 at 207 EG Miles Parkway in Hinesville.

December 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Tractor Supply raises money for 4-H

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with the National 4-H Council, recently announced the fundraising results of its fall 2014 Paper Clover Campaign.

December 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Phone company names new executive

CenturyLink Inc. has implemented a new four-region structure within the United States and has named Kevin McCarter president of its east region

December 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Chamber seeking nominees for honors

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations from the community for Business Leader of the Year, Business of the Year and Civic Leader of the Year.

December 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Bar and grill opens inside motel

JJ's Bar and Grill held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 14 at 726 W. Oglethorpe Highway inside the EconoLodge hotel.

December 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Property transfers Dec. 3-9

Property transfers recorded in the Liberty County Clerk of Courts Office Dec. 3-9 included:

December 16, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Financial service opens office here

Lendmark Financial Services LLC held a ribbon cutting Nov. 21 at the company's new Hinesville location, 119 W. Hendry St.

December 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Property transfers Dec. 1-2

The following warranty and quit-claim deeds were filed with the Liberty County clerk of courts office on Dec. 1 adn 2:

December 09, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


City earns financial-reporting award

The city of Hinesville's comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2013 qualified for a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The certificate is awarded by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada as the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting.

December 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


State revenue up 4.3 percent in November

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday that Georgia's net tax collections for November totaled nearly $1.46 billion, an increase of approximately $60.5 million compared to November 2013. Year-to-date, net tax-revenue collections totaled

December 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Hundreds attend new RH plant's job fair

The lure of jobs making quartz kitchen countertops and tile brought hundreds of people to the Richmond Hill City Center on Tuesday, where the Georgia Department of Labor held a job fair for Caesarstone Technologies, the Israeli-based company building its first U.S. manufacturing plant at the Belfast Commerce Centre.

December 04, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business


Property transfers Nov. 17-20

Recent property transactions recorded in the Liberty County Clerk of Courts office include:

December 01, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Jobless rate falls to 8% here in October

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for October was 8 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.2 percent in September. The rate in October of last year was 8.9 percent.

December 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Work-life integration proves popular with readers

When I started focusing my weekly writing on work-life balance a few years ago, I was asked to choose a catchy name for the column.

April 02, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Political polarization is a driving force in income inequality

Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality.

March 31, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Barbaro hired by Chamber

Amber Barbaro has joined the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce as its membership coordinator.

March 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Metro area’s jobless rate drops

Metropolitan Hinesville's unemployment rate for February was 6.8 percent, down 0.2 percentage point from

March 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Twitter uses venture capital to compete with Google's Android

Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.

March 27, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


How the Federal Reserve reconciles low unemployment and stagnant wages

When the Federal Reserve was established in 1913, over 30,000 different currencies were in some type of use throughout the United States. The lack of a uniform currency contributed to systemic weaknesses in the monetary system, including bank runs, unstable interest rates and prices, and an overall lack of confidence in banking institutions. Thanks to its capacity to mitigate each of the aforementioned issues, along with many others, the Federal Reserve has played a key role in stabilizing the United States economy.

March 26, 2015 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Business


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