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CH2M Hill receives ethics honor

DENVER - CH2M HILL, a global full-service consulting, design, construction and operations firm, has been named to the Ethisphere Institute's list of the 2011 World's Most Ethical Companies.

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


Project managers learn about Liberty

Statewide economic development project managers from the Georgia Department of Economic Development and Georgia Power recently toured the coastal region and visited Liberty County to learn more about the community's business location advantages.

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


LRMC unveils logo, marks 50 years

Liberty Regional Medical Center on Wednesday unveiled its new logos during a chamber of commerce Business After Hours event.

March 26, 2011 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | Business News


Agent certified to help fight foreclosures

Angela Powell of EXIT Team Realty of Hinesville has earned the certified distressed property expert designation, having completed extensive training in foreclosure avoidance and short sales.

March 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Port traffic sets record for February

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - The Port of Savannah posted a record February for the number of cargo containers it moved last month, which also was one of the strongest months ever for automobile imports coming into Brunswick, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday.

March 22, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


State jobless rate falls to 10.2 percent

ATLANTA - Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly last month, the state Department of Labor said.

March 21, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Foresters brace for wildfire season

SAVANNAH - Foresters say what looks like a busy wildfire season is off to an early start in southern Georgia, where drought conditions have left woods and timberland as dry as tinder.

March 21, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


City halts licenses for Internet gaming businesses

The Hinesville City Council placed a six-month moratorium Thursday on issuing business licenses to businesses, like some Internet cafes, that engage in Internet gaming or sweepstakes. These activities involve electronic machines and devices, Internet services and telephone cards, city officials said.

March 21, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


Power company backs reactor review

ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday it supports President Barack Obama's call for a safety review of all the country's nuclear power plants in light of the ongoing crisis in Japan.

March 18, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Don't procrastinate as tax deadline looms

Nobody likes being nagged, but I'm going to risk reader displeasure by reminding everyone that there are hefty financial consequences if you owe income taxes and do not file a return on time - or at least request a filing extension.

March 18, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


Consider premium bonds when looking for income

As an investor, you want your money to grow so that you can achieve your important goals, such as a comfortable retirement or college for your children. But you also may invest to increase your cash flow. In fact, without a strong cash flow, you may be forced to dip into your growth-oriented investments to pay for short-term needs - and if you do this repeatedly, you could damage your prospects for attaining your long-term goals. That's why you'll want to look at different ways of boosting your cash flow - one of which may be premium bonds.

March 18, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Guest column | Business News


It's time to plant tomatoes, gardens

At last, it is time to get the warm-season crops for the home vegetable garden going again. We did our soil testing and liming in December, started tomatoes from seeds indoors in late January or February and planted asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, collards, kale, spring onions, garden peas, Irish potatoes, spinach and turnips.

March 16, 2011 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business News


House cuts unemployment tax hike

ATLANTA - The Georgia House has voted to soften a planned increase in the amount businesses pay into the unemployment insurance trust fund.

March 16, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Local jobless rate up to 9%

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area increased to 9 percent in January, up two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.8 percent in December. The jobless rate in the metro Hinesville area in January 2010 was 8.9 percent.

March 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


AAU basketball team joins chamber

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new member, the Liberty County Blazers, with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony. Head coach Cedric Robertson is a native of Liberty County and a graduate of Liberty County High School. Liberty County Blazers is one of the county's new AAU basketball teams. The team was created in May 2009 and promotes physical fitness and sportsmanship while helping youths understand the fundamentals of basketball. The team is open to children who live in Liberty County.

March 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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Georgia Power warns custimers about scam

ATLANTA - Georgia Power has issued a renewed warning for customers of criminal scam artists attempting to defraud both business and residential customers over the phone.

April 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Food service, permitting topics at meeting

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and CVB will host a Lunch and Learn workshop on food service, cottage food laws and event permitting from ...

April 24, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Pembroke gets new shopping center

Pembroke welcomed a new business to the historic downtown last week as Shops on Main opened it's doors to customers on April 11.

April 21, 2017 | By LeeAnna Tatum Correspondent | Business News


How the HDA brought Oglethorpe Square home

Liberty County residents used to have to leave town to go to Dick's Sporting Goods or TJ Maxx.

April 19, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Business News


Soldier, wife open pet store

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting April 7 for Aqua Brill Pet Store, 318A Welborn Street in Hinesville.

April 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Downtown gets a groundbreaking

Dryden Enterprises, Inc. broke ground Thursday at its new location along South Main Street between the Heritage Bank drive-thru and Brinkley Floor Covering.

April 16, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Business News


Ulta Beauty sets store opening here

Ulta Beauty will open its Hinesville store on the Oglethorpe Square on April 21.

April 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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