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Young people seek part-time work, more flexibility, survey shows

Young people seek part-time work, more flexibility, survey shows

The last few weeks have reminded me, yet again, that I really need more hours in every day.
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Posted: May 26, 8:09 p.m.
Should your company hire a rock star? Yankee fans wouldn't

Should your company hire a rock star? Yankee fans wouldn't

Research reported by Harvard Business Review reports an interesting phenomenon. When “rock star” employees — Fortune 100 CEOs, chief software developers and top “hot shots” in advertising, consulting and law — get hired away, in many cases the luster of their all-star performances lessen.
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Posted: May 26, 7:10 p.m.
How strict should parents really be?

How strict should parents really be?

A new poll by YouGov found when it comes to the American family, strictness is seen as a virtue, not a vice.
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Posted: May 26, 7:10 p.m.
Tech company opens Hinesville office

Tech company opens Hinesville office

Speros, a full-service technology company based in Savannah, held a grand opening Wednesday for its new satellite office in Hinesville.  

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Posted: May 26, 2:01 p.m. | Updated: May 26, 7:00 p.m.
Development authority deals with infastructure

Development authority deals with infastructure

The Liberty County Development Authority on Wednesday approved entering into a partnership with the city of Hinesville and the Liberty County Board of Commissioners to pay off an extension on MidCoast Regional Airport.

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Posted: May 26, 9:33 a.m.
Hollywood's 'women problem' is on peak display, and there's a rather simple solution

Hollywood's 'women problem' is on peak display, and there's a rather simple solution

With the release of the mega-expensive, and mega-anticipated, superhero tent-pole film “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” many critics have expressed fatigue at the manner in which Hollywood blockbusters portray their women heroes.
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Posted: May 25, 6:09 p.m.
One overlooked factor in the American religious landscape — fertility rates

One overlooked factor in the American religious landscape — fertility rates

Arguably the most pervasive takeaway of The Pew Research Center's recent report on the religious landscape of America is that Christianity in America is on the decline, and religion itself may be falling out of fashion.
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Posted: May 23, 8:49 p.m.
There's a new trend among America's elderly class, and it's kind of depressing

There's a new trend among America's elderly class, and it's kind of depressing

Americans seem to be falling in love with the single life.
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Posted: May 23, 9:39 a.m.
Why housing costs are out of reach for millions of Americans

Why housing costs are out of reach for millions of Americans

When it comes to the modern American economy, location is everything. As recent studies have shown, your zip code makes a huge difference when it comes to upward mobility and career opportunities.
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Posted: May 23, 5:59 a.m.
Tipping is more than just a kind gesture, it's window into cultural attitudes about money

Tipping is more than just a kind gesture, it's window into cultural attitudes about money

You can tell a lot about a person based on how he or she tips, at least according to author and researcher Kabir Sehghal.
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Posted: May 22, 1:14 p.m.
Is the 40-hour workweek falling out of fashion?

Is the 40-hour workweek falling out of fashion?

In 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act as part of then president Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. As a result, the 40-hour workweek (based on the eight-hour workday) became fully integrated, and legislated, as part of American corporate culture.
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Posted: May 22, 8:59 a.m.
Grand opening for real estate office

Grand opening for real estate office

Liberty Real Estate Services held a grand opening April 30 for its new office in Ludowici.  

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Posted: May 20, 12:46 p.m. | Updated: May 21, 7:00 p.m.


American employees miss out on average $1,300 annually, report says

American workers are leaving an average $1,336 each year on the table by not contributing enough money into their company's 401(k) savings plan to get the "free money" that comes from the employer's matching contribution, according to a report by Financial Engines.
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Posted: May 20, 9:29 p.m.


How quickly interviewers decide if they'll hire you or not

While it's important to prepare thoroughly for an interview, it may be even more important to make an enduring impression.
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Posted: May 20, 7:29 p.m.
What Americans get wrong about miscarriages

What Americans get wrong about miscarriages

Despite the fact that 15 to 20 percent of clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage, Americans remain largely in the dark as to why and how often they happen, according to a new study by The American College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists.
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Posted: May 19, 7:09 p.m.
Ice cream distribution center still open

Ice cream distribution center still open

Blue Bell Creameries’ transfer station in Bryan County will remain open despite significant cost-cutting measures by the company, a Blue Bell spokesman said Tuesday.

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Posted: May 19, 4:56 p.m.
Phone store opens new location

Phone store opens new location

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting May 7 for The Wireless Company’s Verizon retail store at 764 W. Oglethorpe Highway, Suite B in Hinesville.

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Posted: May 18, 11:17 a.m. | Updated: May 19, 4:00 p.m.
Yoga at work might help you control stress

Yoga at work might help you control stress

If you’re like the majority of American workers, you’ve most likely felt stressed at work within the past week.
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Posted: May 18, 9:19 p.m.
What does a Dutch cereal farm have to teach us about overpopulation?

What does a Dutch cereal farm have to teach us about overpopulation?

Concerns about overpopulation have been a mainstay in poverty eradication discussions for decades. But according to the Brookings Institution, the problem isn't only overhyped, it's also missing the bigger issue.
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Posted: May 18, 8:39 p.m.
How The Great Recession affected your emotional health

How The Great Recession affected your emotional health

The Great Recession has shaped up to be one of the defining factors of the millennial generation.
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Posted: May 18, 8:09 p.m.
McDonald's unhealthy image and why it can't shake it

McDonald's unhealthy image and why it can't shake it

With a wink to its core customer, the 18-25-year-old, non-discerning white male, McDonald’s released an ad in January mocking heath nuts.
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Posted: May 18, 7:09 p.m.
Hair salon moves locations

Hair salon moves locations

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting April 17 for Essence Hair Salon to celebrate the opening of its new salon at 452 W. Gen. Screven Way, Suite D in Hinesville.

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Posted: May 18, 11:15 a.m. | Updated: May 18, 5:00 p.m.
Stephen Colbert just made a lot of teachers in South Carolina very happy

Stephen Colbert just made a lot of teachers in South Carolina very happy

Former late-night cable news satirist — and heir to David Letterman's throne at CBS' "Late Night" — Stephen Colbert has made headlines for his announcement Thursday that he has organized the funds to cover every public school grant request currently listed on DonorsChoose.org in his home state of South Carolina.
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Posted: May 18, 12:19 p.m.
Sixth-grade girl writes stirring poem that encourages children to never give up on their dreams

Sixth-grade girl writes stirring poem that encourages children to never give up on their dreams

One of the most talked about moments from the Women in the World Summit 2015, an annual event that aims to explore "the struggles and triumphs of women and girls around the globe" that was held in New York City from April 22 to April 24, was a stirring poem from a sixth-grader.
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Posted: May 16, 2:29 p.m.
Lease or buy: That's the (car) question

Lease or buy: That's the (car) question

A generation or so ago, options for buying a car were limited.
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Posted: May 16, 6:39 a.m.
5 job interview tips you haven't heard before

5 job interview tips you haven't heard before

It’s graduation season, and that means hundreds of thousands of graduates nationwide are now turning their attention to landing their dream jobs.
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Posted: May 16, 5:59 a.m.
What's the happiest country in the world? It depends on how you define happiness

What's the happiest country in the world? It depends on how you define happiness

What's the happiest country in the world? The answer isn't as simple as the question.
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Posted: May 15, 12:19 p.m.
State now allows debit-card payroll

State now allows debit-card payroll

Georgia employers now have another option for paying their employees: prepaid payroll debit cards, according to a recent bulletin from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Competitiveness.

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Posted: May 14, 1:40 p.m. | Updated: May 15, 6:30 a.m.
Store donates tools to Career Academy

Store donates tools to Career Academy

Hinesville’s Tractor Supply Co. recently donated $1,000 in tools and equipment to support the construction pathway at Liberty College and Career Academy. Store manager Matt Greig became aware of the program at LCCA from two media specialists who work in the district and then contacted LCCA. The tools will be used in the construction pathway on skills that help make students employable in the construction and carpentry trades.

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Posted: May 13, 1:22 p.m. | Updated: May 14, 2:00 p.m.
Will a guaranteed basic income replace welfare?

Will a guaranteed basic income replace welfare?

The efficiency of the American welfare state is no minor issue of debate. Each year, the president and Congress negotiate the best ways to distribute funds in the federal budget, and each year there are those who call for major reforms to the social safety net, from both the left and the right. Some, typically from the conservatives in Congress, call for reduced spending on welfare initiatives, while others, typically the liberals, call for increases and expansions.
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Posted: May 14, 12:39 p.m.
Why female bosses make you more engaged at the office

Why female bosses make you more engaged at the office

“If you were taking a new job and had your choice of a boss, would you prefer to work for a man or a woman?”
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Posted: May 13, 11:49 a.m.
11 websites that make the things you love more affordable

11 websites that make the things you love more affordable

Almost one-third of Americans aren’t saving for retirement, according to a 2014 survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
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Posted: May 13, 11:09 a.m.
Young people are beating their parents in one important way

Young people are beating their parents in one important way

Of all the myths surrounding the mystical characteristics of the millennial generation, the belief that they don't have jobs is now the most demonstrably false.
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Posted: May 13, 11:09 a.m.
Technology company opening office here

Technology company opening office here

Speros, a national technology company headquartered in Savannah, will open a satellite office in Hinesville on May 20.

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Posted: May 11, 9:59 a.m. | Updated: May 12, 8:00 p.m.
7 reasons your business isn't growing like you want it

7 reasons your business isn't growing like you want it

At our digital marketing agency, we help all kinds of local businesses, and especially dentists and doctors, improve their online visibility to grow their brand. To help a business grow, I first have to determine the underlying factors inhibiting their growth. In doing this, we typically see the same few problems again and again. Based on my experience, here are the main reasons why businesses often don’t grow as they should.
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Posted: May 11, 11:39 a.m.
Coastalcourier.com changing calendars

Coastalcourier.com changing calendars

Coastalcourier.com is changing our event listings later this week.

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Posted: May 11, 2:46 p.m.
Memories are made of sunlight, bubble gum, time alone with Dad

Memories are made of sunlight, bubble gum, time alone with Dad

I don't have a great memory, especially when it comes to my childhood. In fact, my wife and I have a running joke that every time she asks me how old I was when something happened in my youth, I respond that I was "8 or 10."
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Posted: May 11, 11:09 a.m.
7 things every employee wants in a boss

7 things every employee wants in a boss

Some of us are dreading the next “Boss Appreciation Day.” If you haven’t been feeling the love from your team lately, here is your wakeup call. It’s never too late to become an exceptional leader, but not for the sake of receiving one more “World’s-Best-Boss” mug. Do it because of the impact your leadership can have on the happiness of your employees. Here are seven time-tested principles that will get you back on track.
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Posted: May 11, 10:29 a.m.
Grocery-store plan approved

Grocery-store plan approved

Hinesville City Council approved preliminary plans for a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, at least in part.

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Posted: May 11, 9:16 a.m.
Volvo reportedly passes on Georgia

Volvo reportedly passes on Georgia

The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that Volvo has dropped a site in Bryan County for a new plant.

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Posted: May 9, 1:34 p.m.
How your children are draining your retirement funds

How your children are draining your retirement funds

For the modern baby boomer, having your millennial children move in with you can bring a sense of youth and vitality. But adjusting to this new liefstyle isn't all fun and games. In fact, new research says taking care of your children after they've graduated from college may be sucking your retirement reservoir dry.
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Posted: May 8, 11:40 a.m.
Does Jesus want a higher minimum wage?

Does Jesus want a higher minimum wage?

The debate over Jesus' political leanings continues.
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Posted: May 7, 11:59 a.m.
The place where most young people want to work

The place where most young people want to work

It isn’t easy to understand millennials.
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Posted: May 7, 10:59 a.m.


Travel and Tourism Week being marked

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau will celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week through Sunday.

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Posted: May 6, 4:59 p.m. | Updated: May 7, 6:30 a.m.
6 reasons you might consider changing your financial adviser

6 reasons you might consider changing your financial adviser

A classic song warns breaking up is hard to do.
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Posted: May 5, 1:49 p.m.

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