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Jobless rate dips to 8.8 percent in Feb.

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said last week that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area declined to 8.8 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.0 percent in January.

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


Bank to recycle electronics for free

The Coastal Bank, a locally owned and operated community bank headquartered in Savannah, will accept electronic items for recycling, free of charge, at all area branches and at the bank's operations center in Pooler from April 18-22 in honor of Earth Week. The electronics-recycling program is offered in partnership with Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire Inc.

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


McDonalds to be hiring more in area

McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire additional talent for crew and restaurant-management positions at their Hinesville-area restaurants April 19.

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


Tax preparation office franchise recognized

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Liberty Tax Service, which has a Hinesville branch, recently was recognized for its franchise opportunities when the company was ranked on three business lists: Entrepreneur magazine's "Franchise 500" list; Black Enterprise's"40 Best Franchises for African Americans" list; and Poder's "Top 25 Franchise Opportunities for Hispanics" list.

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


Stress busters for 'sandwich generation'

You may be too busy to realize it, but April is Stress Awareness Month.

April 08, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


State budget deals includes harbor money

ATLANTA - State lawmakers said Thursday they have struck a partial budget deal that would buy new police cars, hire more tax collectors and commit state funding for dredging the Port of Savannah.

April 08, 2011 | By Ray Henry Associated Press writer | Business News


Liberty OKs Greenway project participation

Last week, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners threw its support behind the Coastal Georgia Greenway project, a 155-mile stretch that would include various trails that start in South Carolina, wind through coastal Georgia and end in Florida.

April 08, 2011 | Seraine Page | Business News


Commercial castnet deadline coming

BRUNSWICK - Officials at the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources have announced plans for the 2011 commercial food shrimp castnet lottery.

April 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Tech company opens near Stewart, Hunter

Radiance Technologies Inc. of Huntsville, Ala., has opened an office in Savannah.

April 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


German counsul visits Liberty County

Dr. Lutz Gorgens, consul general of the Federal Republic of Germany, recently visited Liberty County and toured the German-based Hugo Boss distribution center in the Midway Industrial Park and Tradeport East Business Center. Gorgens, right; speaks with Mike Heagy, left, vice president of distribution for Hugo Boss; and Ron Tolley, center, CEO of the Liberty County Development Authority.

April 01, 2011 | Staff Report | Business News


Are your investments getting enough exercise

Now that spring is here, you may find it easier to get outside to run, bike or take part in other physical pursuits that you enjoy. As you know, the more active you are, the more efficiently your body will work. And the same can hold true for your investments: The more exercise they get, the more potential they have to work on your behalf.

April 01, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Column special to Courier | Business News


State lawmakers hear about reactors here

ATLANTA - State lawmakers will soon hear from a power company executive about the safety of four nuclear reactors in Georgia.

March 31, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Procrastination can be a costly habit

I'm the last person to cast aspersions on anyone who procrastinates, given my own occasional lapses in that area. I'll leave it to the self-help gurus to supply behavior-modification techniques. What I will say, however, is that procrastination can be a very costly habit.

March 30, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


You-pick strawberry season in April

MACON - Consumers can get a firsthand look at agricultural production beginning in early April, when the strawberries at more than 30 "you-pick" farms across the state will be ready for harvest.

March 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Hinesville Steak House opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member, Hinesville Steak House, with a grand-opening ceremony and open house. Owner Tony Leischen and his staff opened the new location at 135 W. Hendry Street (behind Goody's). Hinesville Steak House is open from 4 p.m.-midnight Monday-Friday and from noon-midnight Saturday and Sunday. On April 1, the restaurant will open for lunch at 11 a.m.

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


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Chamber names new information officer

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce has appointed Claudette Schomburg as its public information coordinator.

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


Moses named to state bar Young Lawyers Division leadership post

Hinesville attorney Luke R. Moses of Jones Osteen & Jones has been appointed to serve in a leadership position for the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of ...

August 16, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Ga. Tech program looks to help integrate vets into workforce

Several Savannah business and military leaders – including Col. Jason Wolter, Garrison Commander of Fort Stewart; Mike Tucker, director of Coastal Workforce Board; Brad Patterson, HR ...

August 15, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Business News


Veteran journalist joins Courier staff

Eager to return to his love of reporting, longtime Morris Multimedia/Morris Technology employee Mark Swendra has joined the Coastal Courier and Bryan County News ...

August 14, 2017 | Staff report | Business News


Coastal Courier still local... still strong

We aren't changing.

August 13, 2017 | Staff report | Business News


Salon, boutique has ribbon cutting

Liberty County Minority Chamber hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Mieka's Hair Affair and Dee'stinctive Fashions on July 29 at 3707 East Oglethorpe Highway ...

August 12, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Businesses asked to donate supplies for teachers’ classrooms

Attention area teachers: If you find your classroom is running short on supplies, you'll have a chance to stock up later this month, and ...

August 12, 2017 | By Mark Swendra | Business News


Dick's now hiring for Pooler location

Dick's Sporting Goods has announced it is now hiring for its location opening soon in Pooler.

August 10, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Business News


DOT honors local employee

Tabeter Moore of Hinesville was awarded a Simply Best Performance Award for her work as the equal opportunity compliance officer for District 5 of the ...

July 31, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Georgia Ports report record increases in goods moved

SAVANNAH- At its July board meeting, the Georgia Ports Authority reported record fiscal year results and approved the purchase of six new ship-to-shore cranes.

July 28, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Courier welcomes new staff members

The Coastal Courier and Courier Multimedia, welcome Kat Somers and Missy Wright to the advertising staff.

July 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Business News


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