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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


Free seminar on real estate careers

Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors is sponsoring free career seminars designed to familiarize current and potential real estate licensees with basic information about the residential real estate profession. The seminars are at 7 p.m. Aug. 30 and

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


LCDA OKs timber assessment

With an eye toward future revenue and development, the Liberty County Development Authority board on Monday approved an evaluation of timber on its Tradeport East and West properties.

August 25, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Business News


Reverse mortgages aren't for everyone

You can scarcely turn on the TV without seeing ads for reverse mortgages. They're touted as a great tool for cash-strapped seniors to tap their home equity to pay off bills while remaining in their homes with no monthly mortgage payments.

August 24, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


Lawmakers ratify gas tax freeze

ATLANTA - The Senate has unanimously voted to keep in place a freeze on Georgia's gas tax.

August 24, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Aerospace jobs land in Liberty Co.

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Firth Rixson Forgings LLC, a subsidiary of U.K.-based Firth Rixson Limited, will expand its forged metal operation in Midway as a result of increased business. The company anticipates creating 75-100 new jobs, bringing its total employees to 304 when in full production.

August 24, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Trade envoy gets pitch on port deepening

SAVANNAH - Georgia's port chief told a senior U.S. trade official Monday he supports the Obama administration's push to expand free trade, but he insisted the Port of Savannah needs a $600 million deepening of its shipping channel to fully reap the benefits.

August 23, 2011 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business News


Airport considering new manager

Concerned about the state of upper airport management, the Midcoast Regional Airport Joint Management Board commissioned a cost-analysis study on Wednesday to determine how to move forward with its leadership.

August 23, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Business News


State jobless rate increases

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.1 percent in July, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 9.9 percent in June and the same as a year earlier.

August 22, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Remarriage should refocus financial goals

A second marriage will bring many changes to your life, not the least of which may be changes in your financial strategy and goals.

August 20, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Pre-school center joins chamber

Alice & Mary Wonderland Preschool Learning Center in Midway hosted a ribbon-cutting and grand-opening ceremony Aug. 9 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

August 19, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Fort Stewart vendor fair to help match local businesses with military

In an effort to help local businesses learn how to do business with the military, the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a vendor fair from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 30 at Club Stewart on Fort Stewart.

August 18, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


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Liberty to celebrate Small Business Week

Liberty County and Hinesville will celebrate Georgia Small Business Week from March 19-23 by featuring small local businesses in various events and promotions sponsored by ...

February 20, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


State tax revenues jump 16 percent in year

Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for January totaled nearly $2.57 billion, for an increase of $368.2 million ...

February 20, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Don't be over eager pruning crape myrtles

It is a sure sign that pruning season has begun when I start noticing crape myrtles with their heads lopped off.

February 19, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Deal: January tax revenues up 16.7 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for January totaled nearly $2.57 billion, for an increase of $368.2 million ...

February 14, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Sago palms, how to spot, treat scales

Recently, I was contacted by a homeowner who was distraught over a white substance that appeared to be killing her cherished sago palms.

February 13, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Elan expanding in Midway

Elan Technology, a manufacturer in Midway, has announced the approval of a rotary calciner project that includes construction of a 15,000 square foot building ...

February 12, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Hinesville animal rescue celebrates permanent building

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Jan. 31 for animal rescue Carpathia Paws at their now permanent location ...

February 07, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


New salon opens in Oglethorpe Square

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday for Great Clips at their Oglethorpe Square Shopping Center location at 863 West ...

February 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Speed networking event set for tonight

The Community of Inspired Women will hold a speed networking event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today at the Liberty County PAC at ...

February 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Be kind to bees, build a space for pollinators

Though we rarely stop to think about it, we are dependent upon the many services provided by insects and the healthy ecosystems that house them ...

February 05, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


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