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Georgia Businesses Receiving Bogus Solicitations

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Revenue has received complaints from several companies regarding solicitations they have received from a firm called Georgia Corporate Headquarters. The firm offers to provide corporate minutes on behalf of Georgia corporations for a fee.

June 11, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Too Much Concentration?

Erk Russell, the iconic coach with legendary stops at The University of Georgia and Georgia Southern, once said, "The best way to win the game is not to lose a game. The best way not to lose a game is to be fundamentally sound." I could not agree more. It is the same in the investment world.

June 11, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


VIP donates color copier to Mt. Zion Youth Ministry

June 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Coldwell Banker CEO speaks about national, local housing markets

Jim Gillespie, president and chief executive officer of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, recently visited Hinesville and spoke to more than 65 Coldwell Banker Holtzman Realtors, sales associates, managers, staff and other area dignitaries about the national housing market.

June 07, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Coastal Georgiaís unemployment rate declines in April, up over the year

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area declined to 4.4 percent in April, down one-tenth of 1 percent from a revised 4.5 percent in March. However, the rate was up from 3.4 percent in April 2007.

June 07, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Georgia's initial unemployment insurance claims rise in April

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that 51,604 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in April, up 21.3 percent from March. The increase in claims came across-the-board in manufacturing, construction, trade and services.

June 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Hinesville unemployment rate dips in April, up for the year

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area declined to 4.9 percent in April, down one-tenth of 1 percent from a revised 5.0 percent in March. However, the rate was up from 4.6 percent in April 2007.

June 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


Not all housing news is bad

USDA Rural Development celebrates Home Ownership Month each year in June. However, Sanches Deloach is celebrating a little early this year.

June 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Business


NeSmith Chevrolet's customer appreciation is Saturday

Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet in Hinesville, has announced that the dealership will having a customer appreciation Saturday as a thank you to the community for the dealership being named GM Dealer of the Year.

May 30, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Need a job? This may help

Liberty County has recently made a state-recognized step to cut unemployment by applying for a Georgia Work Ready Community certification.

May 29, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Business


Long authority OKs one business, nixes another

LUDOWICI -- At a special meeting on May 9, the Long County Development Authority pulled the plug on a proposed new business, which appeared to be going into the industrial park on Highway 84.

May 28, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | Business


Savannah Tech adds online job search

SAVANNAH -- The Career Services Department of Savannah Technical College has launched a new program, eRecruiting.

May 23, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


Georgia Power employees bike for cure

May 23, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


City promotes home purchases

Hinesville's Next Step program drew a lot of interest May 3 during its homebuyer education workshop, making it the largest to date.

May 23, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


MidCoast Regional Airport gets logo, motto

Officials recently announced the selection of a logo for the MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield, as well as a tagline that touts the joint-use facility as Georgia's Executive Choice.

May 23, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Development authority wins marketing award

The Liberty County Development Authority recently received an award of excellence for one of its marketing projects at the Southern Economic Development Council annual conference, held Aug. 3-5 in Memphis, Tennessee.

August 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Wayne County mine application pulled

JESUP - DuPont Titanium Technologies has withdrawn its application for a surface mining permit in Wayne County with the Environmental Protection Division.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Coastal Home Care gets new COO

Tom Hassett joined Coastal Home Care's leadership team as the chief operating officer.

August 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Barbecue restuarant opens in Ludowici

Ludowici B-B-Q held its grand opening last week, bringing another eatery into Long County.

August 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Jobless rate up in July

ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for July was 9.3 percent, up 0.5 percent from 8.8 percent in June, the state Department of Labor reported this week.

August 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Area workforce ranked in top 20

The Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area recently was featured in the top 2 percent of MSAs nationwide for its workforce attributes in Area Development magazine's 100 Leading Locations for 2014.

August 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


LCPC updates Fleming subarea land-use map

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a revised subarea land-use map for the Fleming community.

August 22, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Business


Development authority backs SNF expansion

During its Monday morning meeting, the Liberty County Development Authority approved the site plan for SNF Chemtall's warehouse expansion, Floquip. The approved plan included some variances, such as removing three parking spaces from the visitors' entrance in the cul-de-sac. It also included an exception to the minimum-standard required between the truck/visitors driveway and employee driveway.

August 21, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Chamber replaces administrative assistant

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently added Melissa Bloom to its staff as administrative assistant. She replaces Krista Maines, who recently moved to the finance-assistant position.

August 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


State revenue up 5.5% in July

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Long Co. Commission welcomes ambulance service

Dr. James Graham owns and directs Excelsior Ambulance Service, Long County's new service provider. He addressed the county commission Aug. 5.

August 13, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Business


MidCoast Regional to get new fuel supplier

MidCoast Regional Airport's Local Joint-Management Board on Thursday approved a new fuel-supply service contract with World Fuel Service.

August 13, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Business


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