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Dentist opens renovated office

Darin Townsend Family Dental Center hosted a ribbon-cutting and grand-opening ceremony Aug. 31 at its newly renovated office.

September 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Apply now for for home weatherization help

The face of poverty no longer is what one might imagine. It includes two-income working families, single parents, men and women who have lost their jobs, those who cannot work because of illness or disabilities and people who only can find minimum-wage work because they lack education and job skills.

September 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Georgia Works get bipartisan boost

ATLANTA - With bipartisan buy-in and no big price tag, a Georgia program pairing job seekers with potential employers for on-the-job training is gaining momentum as President Barack Obama crafts a plan to tackle the nation's bedeviling unemployment problem.

September 09, 2011 | By Errin Haines Associated Press writer | Business News


AARP Tax-Aide seeks Hinesville area volunteers

AARP Tax-Aide, the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax-preparation and assistance service, is seeking volunteers in the Hinesville area to help taxpayers who need assistance preparing and filing their 2012 tax returns.

September 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Lawmaker talks business at eatery

A slew of local business people and city and county officials gathered at What's the Scoop Café in Richmond Hill Tuesday morning to participate in a small business ideas session with U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga. 1st.

September 07, 2011 | By Crissie Elrick Correspondent | Business News


Change is coming to Hinesville

"This is you, honey. This is gorgeous," downtown business owner Rita Watson said as she zipped a customer into a floor-length sapphire ball gown on Wednesday.

September 06, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Business News


Keep investments working year round

On Sept. 5, we observe Labor Day, which is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

September 04, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


LCDA wins award for year in review

The Southern Economic Development Council recently presented the Liberty County Development Authority with an Award of Merit in the SEDC 2011 Communications Awards competition in the "annual reports - large division" category for the LCDA's 2010 Year in Review.

September 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber announces Christmas events

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently announced the schedule for its 2011 Christmas events.

September 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Local businesses get boost

Around 600 people attended the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's vendor fair Tuesday at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart, according to Leah Poole, chamber executive director. Poole said the wall-to-wall crowd included entrepreneurial-minded military spouses, soldiers with unit purchasing cards and local merchants.

September 02, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


Federal cap spurs debit fees at banks

Debit card users at major banks may feel a pinch this fall as banks enact a variety of fees to recoup lost revenue for debit transactions.

September 02, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Business News


Kudzu-eating bug spreading

ATHENS - Researchers say a kudzu-eating bug first spotted in Georgia a couple of years ago has now spread to Alabama, South Carolina and North Carolina.

August 30, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


New housing going up in Richmond Hill

Homes of Integrity Construction celebrated Wednesday the official groundbreaking of Heathrow at Sterling Links, the newest development in the Richmond Hill golf community.

August 29, 2011 | By Crissie Elrick Correspondent | Business News


Brush up on investment education

You don't need to have young children to be aware that we've reached that back-to-school time of year. Whether you're shopping for school supplies or not, you may want to take a cue from this season to think about getting a little more education yourself - specifically, investment education.

August 26, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Jobless rate here dips in July

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in Hinesville decreased to 9.7 percent in July, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 9.8 percent in June. The preliminary June rate was 9.9 percent, but was revised down one-tenth of a percentage point. The jobless rate in metro Hinesville in July a year ago was 9.3 percent.

August 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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Protect trees during the cold

This weekend, even the most thick-blooded Georgians is bundle up in winter coats, hats and gloves. A cold front is moving across the state, and ...

December 11, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Deadline looms for recovery help

Farmers, ranchers and non-industrial forestland owners that suffered damage due to Hurricane Irma will have until Dec. 15 to apply for a special statewide incentives ...

December 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Workshop aims at DOT contracting

The Georgia Department of Transportation and its Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Supportive Services program is holding a free workshop noon-3 p.m. Wednesday at the Hinesville ...

December 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Enmarket buys Clyde’s

Savannah-based Enmarket Stations has boosted its convenience store reach with a 35-store deal bringing the company total to 90 stores in Georgia and the Carolinas.

December 07, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Picking the perfect tree

Since last weekend, I have noticed peculiar things happening in Coastal Georgia. Seemingly overnight, trees and shrubs are now adorned with shining ornaments, lights and ...

December 04, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Forestry to be topic of Savannah discussion

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.

November 30, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Hinesville economy continues to recover from Hurricane Irma

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that metro Hinesville continues to recover from the impact of Hurricane Irma.

November 29, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Business News


How to care for holiday plants

As we enter into the holiday season, many people are looking for the perfect gifts. For those who wish to communicate their well wishes with ...

November 28, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


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


Hinesville's dining options increasing

The packed parking lot and lines of cars extending out to MacArthur Drive can only mean one thing - Cook Out is officially open.

November 22, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Business News


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