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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


Suvey: Mom should make six-figure salary

The title of "mother" certainly isn't one for the faint of heart.

May 13, 2014 | By Jessica Ivins KSL | Business


Leadership class helping seniors

The Leadership Liberty class of 2013-14 is organizing a fundraiser for Senior Citizens Inc. through the Ruby Tuesday GiveBack program.

May 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Real estate agency honored

Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors recently was honored for its 30th anniversary as an affiliate of the Coldwell Banker network.

May 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Surprising little ways to cut your budget

We never know what's around the corner, so it is a really good idea to put some thought into cutting back your budget and socking some of those savings into an account for the "just in case."

May 11, 2014 | By Becky Lyn FamilyShare | Business


Georgia Tech, GaMEP hire new manager

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership, an outreach program of the Georgia Institute of Technology, recently announced Ben Cheeks has been hired as coastal-region manager.

May 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Chamber names new finance assistant

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently added Liberty County native Erin Johnson to its staff as finance assistant, which moved her from her current position as a temporary membership director.

May 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Articles by Section - Business


FCC says the Internet is a utility, and this is why it matters

Both proponents and critics are weighing in on the Federal Communication Commission's decision to uphold a policy of net neutrality.

March 04, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Readers offer tips for building trust with remote workers

For all of its advantages — maybe even a better love life, as I mentioned last week — there are some challenges that come with working from home.

March 03, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


The few, the proudly employed, the coding boot camp graduates

Matt Jensen had a plan to land a job as a coding developer in the computer industry. He would first earn a bachelor's degree in information systems, which would immerse him in business management, coding language and computer security.

February 25, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


Patricia Arquette's equal pay speech draws criticism from both sides of the aisle

During her Academy Awards acceptance speech, actress Patricia Arquette delivered a message about equal pay for women.

February 25, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Is better love life another benefit of flexible work options?

I'm always writing about the virtues of flexible schedules and work-life balance.

February 25, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Time for a job change? Here's how to tell

Participating in your employer’s Going Out of Business sale is a solid indicator that a job change is inevitable. However, if your employer’s books are solidly in the black, how do you know the right time, if ever, to change jobs?

February 25, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business


Americans think communication is the most important skill to get ahead — are we right?

The ability to communicate, whether written or spoken, was recently noted by the Pew Research Center as the skill American adults think is most necessary to be successful.

February 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Wal-Mart pay raise not as generous as some think

Wal-Mart's recent decision to raise its minimum wage to $9 an hour may not be as altruistic as some would believe.

February 24, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Art is worth less now than ever, and it's not all Spotify's fault

Thanks to the Internet, the world has come to expect instant gratification in its quest for information. But the expectation of cheap, fast delivery has come at a price: It has become harder for artists, writers and musicians to make a living selling their work.

February 22, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


Lego races past Ferrari for title of world’s most powerful brand

Lego has long been a favorite toy, but the company’s recent growth has spurred it to new heights.

February 20, 2015 | Natalie Crofts KSL | Business


Authenticity: The key to successfully reaching millenial customers

As millennials begin to overtake the baby boomers and Gen X in size it will become increasingly important for businesses to target them as customers.

February 19, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


New RH plant already adding workers

Caesarstone, a manufacturer of engineered quartz surfaces, will expand in Richmond Hill and create 130 additional jobs, according to a news release from Gov. Nathan Deal's office. The plan for expansion, which quietly has been in the works under code name "Project Honey," comes before the opening of Caesarstone's new plant at Belfast Commerce Centre.

February 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Allstate honors local agency

Holtzman Insurance Agency recently received Allstate's distinguished agency award for outstanding performance in 2014. The Holtzmans received an expense-paid trip to Hawaii in June 2015.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


New ad agency offers digital options

Business owners and managers in the Hinesville area now have a new digital agency to help increase their customer base.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Oil price drop not affecting domestic airfares, so shop smart for best deals

Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.

February 13, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret Media Companies | Business


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