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Hinesville Rotarians get the scoop on contracting with Fort Stewart

Debbie Swindell, assistant director with the Office of Small Business Programs, told Hinesville Rotarians how small businesses can go about contracting their services with Fort Stewart. Swindell was Tuesday's guest speaker for the Hinesville Rotary Club.

May 12, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


Hinesville jobless down to 8.6 percent

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced this week that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area decreased to 8.6 percent in March, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.8 percent in February. The jobless rate in the metro Hinesville area in March a year ago was 8.5 percent.

April 29, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Realty group opens new office building

Elaine Boggs Realty Group, which is located next to CVS at 116 Gen. Screven Way, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening April 14 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

April 29, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Consider tax-smart investing

April 18 was the deadline for filing your individual tax return. But that wasn't the only event that occurred this tax season. Although you might not have been aware of it, Tax Freedom Day was April 12.

April 29, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Company warns of scams after storms

The hail that battered roofs in Southeast Georgia recently did more than just damage shingles and gutters. It left homeowners vulnerable to scam artists who prey upon people who want their roofs repaired quickly and cheaply.

April 27, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber creates transportation affiliate

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announced this week the creation of a new transportation-focused affiliate, the Georgia Transportation Alliance.

April 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


'Environmentally counscious' investing

Millions of people around the world today will celebrate the 41st anniversary of Earth Day. As a global citizen, you may wish to commemorate this event by thinking of ways you can help the environment, such as boosting your recycling efforts and cutting back on your energy consumption. But you also can contribute to a "greener" world through your investment activities.

April 22, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Businesses fear new immigration law

ATLANTA - Some Georgia business owners and farmers say they could have a harder time finding workers because of a bill passed by lawmakers to crack down on illegal immigration - among the toughest in the nation.

April 22, 2011 | By Kate Brumback Associated Press writer | Business News


Do kids a favor, teach them about interest

One of the most valuable financial lessons you can share with your kids before they leave the nest is to explain what interest rates are and how they work. The important financial transactions they'll conduct as adults likely will be affected in some way by interest rates, whether as a lender or a borrower.

April 20, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


County outperforms region in income, job growth

From 2001-2010, Liberty County saw the largest percentage of average annual per capita income growth and was second only to Chatham County in job creation in the 10-county coastal region, according to Georgia Trend's April 2011 issue.

April 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


State revenue up 10 percent in March

Georgia saw healthy boosts in revenue for the month of March and for the fiscal quarter, Gov. Nathan Deal reported last week.

April 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Mortgage has big impact on financial goals

If you're purchasing a new home or refinancing your existing one, you've got some mortgage-related decisions to consider. And since your mortgage may well be the biggest financial transaction you ever make - and one that can affect your long-term financial goals, such as retirement - you'll want to weigh your options carefully.

April 15, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Coastal Home Care opens branch here

Coastal Home Care recently celebrated the grand opening of its fourth practice with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new location at 531 S. Main St. in Hinesville.

April 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Sears honors management of local store

Sears Hometown Stores named its Hinesville location a 2011 premier dealer. The annual award recognizes Sears Hometown Stores across the country that consistently offer the greatest customer service, outstanding store performance and standards, as well as exceptional demonstrations of local community involvement. In January, the Hinesville store was one of 190 locations throughout the country to receive the national recognition at the annual Hometown Celebration in Orlando, Fla.

April 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Drivers cut back as gas prices rise

Soaring gas prices are starting to take a toll on American drivers.

April 14, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


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Former mayor on regional infrastructure panel

Former Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe just ended a term as chairman of the Coastal Regional Commission and has been named to head the CRC's ...

August 18, 2017 | By Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Business News


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


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