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Deal puts brakes on gas tax

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that he will stop an increase in the motor-fuel tax scheduled to go into effect July 1.

June 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Why is it quicker to be an attorney than cosmetologist

Back in the day, people could work in various professions without the state getting involved. Now, as Morris M. Kleiner, a professor of public affairs at the University of Minnesota, points out, things are a little different.

June 04, 2014 | By Michael DeGroote Deseret News Service | Business


CEO pay at record high, others stagnate

Median pay packages for chief executives reached a new high last year of over $10 million, according to a study by the Associated Press and Equilar. This is the fourth year that compensation has climbed for top execs, as they continue to profit from the rising stock market.

June 03, 2014 | By Lane Anderson Deseret News Service | Business


Plans for lot at Main, Veterans unclear

For weeks, local residents have posed questions to the Coastal Courier about the 7.82-acre tract of land being cleared at the corner of South Main Street and Veterans Parkway. Along with the questions, there have been unsubstantiated rumors about what's being developed at the site.

May 30, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Business helps disabled veteran

Times have been hard for Brian Pelish and his family since he was medically discharged by the Army in 2006.

May 30, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Pet care service marks opening

Happy Tails Personalized Pet Care Services held its ribbon cutting May 20 at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.

May 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Liberty native promoted at Heritage

The Heritage Bank recently announced that Cameron C. Smith has been promoted to bank officer.

May 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Fashion shop opens doors

Fit to Style, a new clothing store in Hinesville, held a ribbon cutting May 16 at 481 E.G. Miles Parkway, suite D, with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. The business held its official grand opening May 10.

May 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Jobless rate dips to 7.6% in April

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Hinesville's unemployment rate decreased to 7.6 percent in April, down 0.3 percent from 7.9 percent in March. The rate was 8.5 percent in April a year ago.

May 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Courier running late this morning

Home delivery of Wednesday's Coastal is running late. Publisher Mark Griffin said the gathering of election results delayed the paper's press time, thus making it hard for carriers to get the papers out at the correct time.

May 21, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Google working on self-driving car

Having trouble adjusting to the new ban on driving and dialing? Google's self-driving car may offer the solution - in 2020.

May 20, 2014 | By Alyssa Banks KSL | Business


Hair salon cuts ribbon

Vanity Hair Salon held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its grand opening May 9 at 743 E.G. Miles Parkway.

May 17, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Company wants more seniors on internet

Internet service provider CenturyLink Inc. is celebrating Older Americans Month by offering its Internet-basics program to improve broadband adoption and use by qualifying older, low-income consumers in the Hinesville area.

May 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


'Helmets to Hardhats' to train vets in area

ATLANTA - Georgia Workforce Development, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, recently announced new veteran-training programs in Coastal Georgia, launched by Coastal Workforce Services.

May 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Romney supports higher minimum wage

Mitt Romney has joined the ranks of prominent Republicans who support raising the federal minimum wage.

May 13, 2014 | By JJ Feinauer Deseret News Service | Business


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How to deal with religious discrimination as an employer

Employers can find it difficult to talk about religious accommodations in a job interview without crossing the line into discrimination.

March 17, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Men left out of the work-life balance conversation

Often the discussion around work-life balances focuses on the subject of women and child care, but what about the work needs of men?

March 17, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


If saving money isn't independence enough, try off-the-grid living

While Roscoe Bartlett served as GOP congressman from Maryland for 20 years he constantly reminded people to be prepared for what seemed to be the least likely situations.

March 17, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


Johnson returns as office manager

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently announced the rehiring of Erin Johnson, after a brief absence, to assume the position of office manager.

March 16, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Despite low returns, traditional savings accounts still popular

Here’s a little math experiment. You have $1,000 you don’t need for the next year and you sock it away in an investment earning a modest .95 percent return. A year passes and you pocket $9.50 in earnings.

March 15, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


If you make $50,000 a year, you can afford a home in these 10 cities

Where in the United States can you buy a home without breaking the bank? A new report from HSH.com, a mortgage resource company, may help you make your decision.

March 13, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Tech industry needs to break down gender barriers to fill future jobs

The tech industry needs to change its culture that has not been inviting for women, some observers say, if it wants to fill a projected growth in jobs.

March 12, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Don't let frustration drag you down, at home or work

I'd like to start this week's column with a one-question quiz.

March 11, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Molly Maxine Merle Norman ribbon cutting

Molly Maxine Merle Norman held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Feb. 25 at its new store at 122 S. Main St. in downtown Hinesville.

March 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Questions focus on pipeline jobs, uses

Jobs created by a proposed pipeline through the area and the intention of the fuel it carries were questioned at a public meeting at the Country Inn & Suites in Hinesville Thursday.

March 09, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Five writing tips that will make you stand out

The ability to effectively communicate is critical to success in any business endeavor. Writing is one skill that, when done well, can set you apart from others. Writing is also very subjective and open to criticism based on individual writing styles and preferences.

March 09, 2015 | Jeremy Kartchner Deseret News | Business


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