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Businesses tout services at expo

On Tuesday, business owners and consumers mingled during the fourth annual 2010 Liberty County Business Expo hosted by the Chamber of Commerce at Bethesda Church.

November 17, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Business News


Gulfstream gives more details of expansion

ATLANTA (AP) - Gulfstream Aerospace, a maker of business-jet aircraft, announced Monday that it is expanding operations in Georgia by adding more than 1,000 jobs and investing at least $500 million.

November 17, 2010 | Associated Press | Business News


Corps gives nod toward river deepening

ATLANTA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday that the environmental costs of dredging the Port of Savannah to accommodate larger ships can be offset, a long-awaited finding that advances a plan to expand the country's fourth-largest container port.

November 17, 2010 | Associated Press | Business News


Expo promotes local business, trends

The plight of small businesses in a tough economy is the focus of the Liberty 2010 Business Expo. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's theme for the expo is "shop, save, support." Translated, this means shopping local helps support local businesses, particularly small ones, and boosts the local economy.

November 15, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business News


Regulators close two Georgia banks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators on Friday shut down two banks in Georgia and one in Arizona, bringing to 146 the number of U.S. banks that have succumbed this year under the burden of bad loans and a tepid economy.

November 15, 2010 | Associated Press | Business News


Savannah jet maker to add 1,000 jobs

SAVANNAH - Gulfstream Aerospace is expanding its operations in Georgia, adding more than 1,000 jobs and investing at least $500 million.

Company officials made the announcement on Monday in Savannah with Gov. Sonny Perdue.

November 15, 2010 | Associated Press | Business News


Pirkle opens Ludowici office

The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week celebrated the opening of attorney John Pirkle's new office in Ludowici with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

November 12, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business News


Papa Murphy opens pizza shop here

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed its newest member, Papa Murphy's Pizza, with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony. Owner Bob Hoersting and his staff opened their store at 755 W. Oglethorpe High in the Walmart Super Center Plaza.

November 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Workshop on starting a business

The University of Georgia will host a "Starting a Business" workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Small Business Resource Center, 111 E. Liberty St., Savannah.

November 10, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


LCDA hires accounting help

Coastal CPAs LLC will soon work with the Liberty County Development Authority to make sure the entity's finances are squared away and error-free before paperwork goes to the auditor's office, board members decided during last week's called meeting.

November 10, 2010 | By Seraine Page Columnist | Business News


Businesses have loan options

Potential small business owners and entrepreneurs received information on available financial resources Thursday when representatives from the Coastal Area District Development Authority spoke at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's People through Progress Luncheon.

November 05, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Business News


Judge OKs Sea Island sale

BRUNSWICK - A bankruptcy judge Thursday approved Sea Island Co.'s plan to sell its luxury resorts, golf courses and private clubs for $212.4 million to settle crushing debts that forced the Georgia company to seek protection from lenders.

November 05, 2010 | Associated Press | Business News


Do-it-yourself garage opens

The do it yourself idea is not new; it's just new to Hinesville.

November 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Tastefully Simple consultant promoted

Sharon Dunham, a Hinesville resident and independent consultant with Tastefully Simple, Inc., is now a team leader with the national direct seller of easy-to-prepare foods.

November 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Hinesville jobless rate dips to 8.3%

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported last week that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Hinesville decreased to 8.3 percent in September, down three-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.6 percent in August. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the metro area decreased to 2,695, down 139 from 2,834. The jobless rate in metro Hinesville in September 2009 was 7.8 percent.

November 05, 2010 | Staff report | Business News


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Visitors bureau uses week to promote tourism

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau celebrated National Travel and Tourism Week May 7-14 with several events.

May 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Businessman pay to have Long road paved

Long County received nearly $40,000 earlier this month from a businessman to help pay for road improvements where he wanted to put a convenience ...

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


Ameris hires two for Hinesville branch

SAVANNAH - Ameris Bank recently welcomed Yvette Bennett and Jozi Marlowe as bank tellers at Ameris Bank's Hinesville branch.

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


Ribbon cutting for restaurant

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting on May 5 for Tammy's Restaurant and Lounge, 818 E.G ...

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


Convention bureau employee lauded

Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau coordinator of first impressions Mary Prince has earned the Stellar Service Award, presented by the Georgia Visitor Information Center ...

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


Ludowici banker retiring from Heritage

The Heritage Bank has announced the retirement of Lilah Bell effective May 4.

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


Contractors launch recruiting drive

DULUTH - The Georgia Highway Contractors Association has launched a campaign to generate awareness about road construction careers.

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


Knotts named Coastal Courier advertising sales manager

Coastal Courier General Manager Kathryn Fox announced Tuesday that Morgan Knotts has been appointed advertising sales manager.

May 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Business News


Chamber, CVB show off new offices at open house

"Our home is yours."

May 08, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Goodwill Week includes in-store scavenger hunts

Goodwill is celebrating Goodwill Week with a variety of events will from Monday to May 13.

May 05, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Youth leaders get a lesson in economic development

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2016-2017 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class had an economic development session on April 12, hosted by the Liberty County ...

May 05, 2017 | Staff Report | Business News


Tour’s focus is to boost home sales

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau is hosting a tour of Liberty County for local real estate professional on May 12.

May 05, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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