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Manufacturers seek apprentices

Manufacturers seek apprentices

For 2014 Bradwell Institute graduate Sharlisa Swift, some days at work look “like something you only see in movies.”

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Posted: Oct 1, 10:05 a.m. | Updated: Oct 1, 1:00 p.m.
Development authority member trains

Development authority member trains

Melissa Carter Ray recently completed development authority training, provided by the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government, for local leaders who have been appointed or reappointed to an authority.

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Posted: Sep 30, 9:57 a.m. | Updated: Sep 30, 7:00 p.m.
SavTech to host military career fair

SavTech to host military career fair

Savannah Technical College will host a Military Career Fair and Hiring Event from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in building 705 (100 W. 15th St.) on Fort Stewart.

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Posted: Sep 29, 10:23 a.m. | Updated: Sep 29, 1:30 p.m.
Courier to upgrade, move features

Courier to upgrade, move features

The Coastal Courier, Liberty County’s long-standing source for local news and event information, will reduce its printing schedule beginning the first week of October. As we transition to a two-edition-per-week frequency, all of Friday’s features, including the community calendar, entertainment news, local sports, business news and Living Well will be rolled into either the Wednesday or Sunday editions. Advertising circulars and local advertising offers also will be combined with the Wednesday and Sunday editions. The Sunday edition will also include two full pages of color comics, a feature many readers have requested.

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Posted: Sep 29, 10:17 a.m. | Updated: Sep 29, 1:00 p.m.
Tanning salon re-opens in Midway

Tanning salon re-opens in Midway

Into the Sun Tanning Salon hosted a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting Sept. 18 to celebrate its new location at 21 Isle of Wight Road in Midway.

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Posted: Sep 26, 10:40 a.m. | Updated: Sep 28, 10:38 a.m.
Jobless rate down slightly in area

Jobless rate down slightly in area

ATLANTA — Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate for August was 9.1 percent, down 0.1 percent from 9.2 percent in July, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.

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Posted: Sep 26, 10:50 a.m. | Updated: Sep 27, 7:30 a.m.
Tractor Supply opens Saturday

Tractor Supply opens Saturday

Hinesville’s Tractor Supply Company store will hold its grand opening Saturday with specially priced merchandise deals that will be honored through Sunday. The store officially opened for business Sept. 20.

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Posted: Sep 26, 10:21 a.m. | Updated: Sep 26, 11:30 a.m.
Alcoa's purchase of Firth praised

Alcoa's purchase of Firth praised

A pending business transaction will weld Firth Rixson, a Liberty County aerospace manufacturer headquartered in Sheffield, United Kingdom, and Alcoa, a Pittsburgh-headquartered aluminum industry pioneer.

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Posted: Sep 26, 10:38 a.m. | Updated: Sep 26, 11:00 a.m.
Candy Nook hosts Long County Chamber

Candy Nook hosts Long County Chamber

The Long County Chamber of Commerce recently held its quarterly Business After Hours event at the Candy Nook, one of Ludowici’s newest businesses.

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Posted: Sep 24, 9:48 a.m. | Updated: Sep 25, 7:00 a.m.
Alcoa to buy Firth Rixson

Alcoa to buy Firth Rixson

Alcoa is acquiring Firth Rixson, which employs more than 200 at its 240,000-square-foot operation in Tradeport East Business Center.

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Posted: Sep 24, 9:30 a.m. | Updated: Sep 24, 1:00 p.m.
How much of your pay do you take home?

How much of your pay do you take home?

Ten percent of middle-aged Americans have their wages slashed by debtors, NPR reported last week, and over $50 billion in consumer credit card debt will likely be added to America’s existing debt in 2014, according to a recent study by CardHub.

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Posted: Sep 23, 9:16 a.m. | Updated: Sep 23, 1:30 p.m.
Courier to roll out new print schedule

Courier to roll out new print schedule

The Coastal Courier, Liberty County’s long-standing source for local news and event information, will reduce its printing schedule beginning the first week of October. As we transition to a two-edition-per-week frequency, readers can expect the Friday publication’s content and features to be rolled into larger Wednesday and Sunday editions.

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Posted: Sep 22, 9:38 a.m.
Governor declares state 'camera ready'

Governor declares state 'camera ready'

Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced Monday that all 159 Georgia counties have been designated Camera Ready.

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Posted: Sep 19, 1:19 p.m. | Updated: Sep 20, 3:00 p.m.
Millennials making too many credit mistakes

Millennials making too many credit mistakes

Some new research shows millennials are making a lot of mistakes when it comes to credit.

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Posted: Sep 18, 12:15 p.m.
State revenue up in August over 2013

State revenue up in August over 2013

Georgia’s net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal’s office recently announced.

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Posted: Sep 12, 10:27 a.m. | Updated: Sep 14, 1:30 p.m.
Green spaces topic at PTP luncheon

Green spaces topic at PTP luncheon

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Liberty County Complex in Midway.

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Posted: Sep 12, 10:36 a.m. | Updated: Sep 13, 4:30 p.m.
Developer magazine ranks Georgia first

Developer magazine ranks Georgia first

Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.

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Posted: Sep 12, 10:17 a.m. | Updated: Sep 13, 2:30 p.m.
Curves having open houses

Curves having open houses

Curves International Inc. announced last week that participating Curves, including the Hinesville location, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.

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Posted: Sep 12, 10:21 a.m.

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