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SBA application can lead to other benefits

SAVANNAH - Georgia disaster survivors who suffered damage from Hurricane Matthew and were referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration could lose some income-based FEMA grants if they don't submit SBA's loan application.

November 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Area jobless rate inches up in September

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor recently announced that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate in September was 5.7 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 5.6 percent in August. The rate in September 2015 was 5.9 percent.

November 02, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Area economic monitor forecasts slowdown

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor, which analyzes data and identifies trends affecting the regional economy, reports that the Savannah metro economy continued growing during the second quarter of 2016, but some turbulence lies ahead.

November 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


County OKs food-to-fertilizer plant

The Liberty County Commission Thursday approved a conditional use permit for a waste handling facility near Midway which will produce fertilizer from the waste products of food handling operations.

October 25, 2016 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Business News


Designer shows in New York, plans local debut

Hinesville designer LaQuoshia Boyce presented her first fashion collection at New York Small Boutique Fashion Week Season 10 on Sept. 11.

October 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Disaster loans available for small businesses

WASHINGTON - U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet has vowed to help small businesses damaged by Hurricane Matthew.

October 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Long added to FEMA government aid, Liberty private still on hold

Long County was one of nine counties added to the Georgia Declaration for funding which will supplement state agencies and local recovery efforts from damages sustained due to Hurricane Matthew.

October 24, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Business News


Pine beetles threatening trees again

Many landowners in southeastern Georgia have seen their pine trees die this summer. Even if you were fortunate enough that the pines on your own property were spared, you may have noticed dying pines in clusters deep in the forest, or you may have spotted an individual dying tree in a yard or on the street.

October 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Western-themed bar and grill opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting and grand opening for Boots Sports Bar and Grill on Sept. 30 at the restaurant at 720 E. Oglethorpe Hwy in Hinesville.

October 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Business recovery loans offered

Small Business Assistance Corporation has federal funds available to assist small businesses in Coastal Georgia, including Liberty and Long counties.

October 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


County, city list licensed contractors

Because of the prevalence of scam artists who moved into an area after a disaster to offer services and then don't perform any of the work promised, area officials have released a list of contractors who are licensed by local governments. Some of the craftsmen who come into an area may do acceptable work. The best way to assure quality work, however, is to contract with a business that has been in the area, and that plans to stay here.

October 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Storm hits Sunday's Coastal Courier

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October 07, 2016 | Staff Report | Business News


Luncheon will showcase two locally produced movies

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's next Progress Through People Luncheon will focus on two short movies that were shot in Liberty County.

October 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Best of Liberty 2016 honors voters picks

If you are called the best in town, you must be doing something right.

October 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Lowcountry boil for Chamber members Oct. 7

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Membership Appreciation Lowcountry Boil and Oyster Roast for members on Oct. 7, at Bryant Commons in Hinesville

September 29, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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Canoochee EMC power provider since 1938

When Hurricane Irma threatened our community, employees of Canoochee EMC rose to the task. They prepared their line trucks, hunkered down during the hardest of ...

October 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Business News


Spa helping raise awareness of domestic violence

Hinesville Day Spa owner Sheela Eichhorn and managers Charla Baggs and Carol West are raising funds to fight domestic violence and increase awareness of it ...

October 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Business News


Learn how to mix a mean cocktail

SAVANNAH – Learn how to stir & shake classic cocktails developed from tried and true recipes. Savannah's new Prohibition-style Speakeasy cocktail bar, Congress Street Up, started ...

October 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Georgia Trust seeks nominations

ATLANTA, - The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is seeking nominations for its 2018 Preservation Awards, an annual list of preservation projects and individuals in the ...

October 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Statesboro Agency recognized

The Statesboro-Area Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapter in Statesboro, was recently awarded the "Best Project of the Year" by the SHRM Georgia State ...

October 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Raising awareness about domestic violence

A place known for promoting relaxation and serenity is looking to open people's eyes when it comes to the issues of domestic violence.

October 12, 2017 | Patty Leon | Business News


Leadership Liberty gets physical at Youth Challenge

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce kicked off its 2017-18 Leadership Liberty class on Sept. 29-30 at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites in Flemington.

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Yu Spa looking to pamper clients

Lisa Guo opened Yu Spa in 2013 in order to carry on the specialized modalities used by massage therapists and body work professionals she grew ...

October 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Business News


Gynecology center opens in Hinesville

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting on Sept. 15 for H.E.R Wellness Center, LLC at 1763 Hwy. 196 W ...

October 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Rusty Pig, Hinesville closes

The Rusty Pig restaurant in Hinesville officially closed Sept. 22. The Courier reached out to their corporate office, but they had not responded by press ...

October 01, 2017 | Patty Leon | Business News


GSU planning business incubator here

It will be a beginning for Georgia Southern University in January as the merge of Armstrong State University into GSU reaches its final stages.

October 01, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Business News


Metro Hinesville ties jobs record in August; most since 2011

Metro Hinesville tied a record in August for total jobs, reaching 20,600 for the second time in six years, according to State Labor Commissioner ...

September 29, 2017 | Staff Report | Business News


Insurance head: Storm claims exceed $300 million

Atlanta – With more than 50,000 property related insurance claims reported, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens estimates that insured losses in Georgia from Hurricane Irma has ...

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


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