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Shredder open to public in Ludowici

A mobile shredder will be at Altamaha Credit Union in Ludowici from 4-6 p.m. Thursday. It is open to anyone who wants to bring documents that need to be shredded, free of charge and unlimited amount of shred.

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Windows XP users abandoned

If you’ve been on the Internet for a number of years and have refused to buy the latest and greatest things that have come out, you might currently have an unsupported operating system.

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Updated: apr. 20, 2014 8:00 a.m.


Ports set monthly record high

SAVANNAH — The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo — a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.

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Updated: apr. 19, 2014 3:30 p.m.
Photog, cupcake store mark openings

Photog, cupcake store mark openings

KMP Studio and KT’s Kupkakes and Kandii held a joint ribbon cutting and grand opening in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on March 28 at 445 E.G. Miles Parkway in Hinesville.

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Updated: apr. 19, 2014 3:00 p.m.
Baby clothes resale shop opens in Midway

Baby clothes resale shop opens in Midway

Bottoms Up held a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of its new business space April 8 at 217 C Butler St. in Midway. The event was done with support from the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

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Updated: apr. 19, 2014 2:00 p.m.
Custom vehicle shop opens in Flemington

Custom vehicle shop opens in Flemington

Keoni Lino recently opened Lino’s Street Customs LLC at 1661-C E. Oglethorpe Highway, across from the La Quinta Inn in Flemington. To celebrate, a grand opening was held April 10.

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Updated: apr. 19, 2014 1:30 p.m.


CenturyLink offers assistance program

CenturyLink is spreading the word about low-income assistance programs that help qualifying consumers obtain reduced-price voice and high-speed Internet services.

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Updated: apr. 19, 2014 10:00 a.m.


Tax-free days extended for two years

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.

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Updated: apr. 18, 2014 1:00 p.m.


Money needed for turn lane at I-95 interchange

Despite buzz last year that Midway residents would be able to satisfy their Big Mac cravings without having to leave city limits, McDonald’s never did set up shop at the Highway 84/Interstate 95 interchange. Rumor had it that the halted restaurant plan boiled down to an expensive right-turn lane required by the Georgia Department of Transportation.

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Updated: apr. 17, 2014 8:00 a.m.
Attorneys move offices for new eatery

Attorneys move offices for new eatery

Hinesville attorneys Jay and Joel Osteen have moved their office — literally. Their old office building on the corner of Oglethorpe Highway and Fraser Street and a smaller building next door were moved early Sunday morning to a rural, unincorporated area of Long County.

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Courier wins top ad awards

Courier wins top ad awards

The Coastal Courier and Bryan County News took home top awards from this year’s Georgia Press Association 2014 Advertising Conference and Awards Banquet, held April 3-4 at Lake Blackshear Resort in Cordele.

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Updated: apr. 14, 2014 1:00 p.m.
Native hired by international firm

Native hired by international firm

ATLANTA — Colliers International Atlanta has named Hinesville native Rod Mullice Sr. vice president and national director of its newly formed Transit Oriented Development group.

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Updated: apr. 13, 2014 3:30 p.m.


State tax revenues up 12 percent in March

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Georgia’s net tax collections for the month of March totaled $1.32 billion for an increase of nearly $144.5 million, or 12.3 percent, compared to the month-ended March 2013.

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Updated: apr. 13, 2014 9:00 a.m.


Sweet smell of a Fort Stewart burn

You may have noticed the smoke in the air from time to time as tree farmers conduct prescribed burns.

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Updated: apr. 13, 2014 9:00 a.m.
Chamber welcomes business service provider

Chamber welcomes business service provider

Team Clift 5LINX held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, March 25 at the Chamber of Commerce in Hinesville.

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Updated: apr. 12, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Career expo lets soldiers see options

Career expo lets soldiers see options

Hundreds of soldiers, veterans and military spouses came to Club Stewart on Tuesday for a career expo hosted by the Noncommissioned Officers Association.

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Updated: apr. 12, 2014 9:00 a.m.


Enmark backing Light the Night Walk

SAVANNAH — Enmark Stations Inc. once again has made a commitment to sell paper icons in all 59 of its retail stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk.

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Updated: apr. 10, 2014 8:00 p.m.
Ludowici funeral home starts work on chapel

Ludowici funeral home starts work on chapel

Howard Funeral Home last week held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new chapel that will stand at the corner of Oak and Third streets.  

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Updated: apr. 10, 2014 4:00 p.m.
Strawberry farms blooming again

Strawberry farms blooming again

MACON — Tens of thousands of school children visit Georgia’s strawberry farms each year, learning about the berries, how they’re grown and what they look like in the field.

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Updated: apr. 08, 2014 11:00 p.m.


Job fair canceled

A job fair that had been scheduled for the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville Wednesday has been canceled.

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Company earns ethics desingation

CH2M HILL has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2014.

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Updated: apr. 06, 2014 8:00 a.m.


Phone company has safe-digging hotline

April is National Safe Digging Month, and CenturyLink reminds Hinesville residents to always call 811 before beginning any digging project.

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Updated: apr. 05, 2014 7:30 p.m.


Port reports 6 percent container growth

SAVANNAH — The Georgia Ports Authority has moved more than 2 million 20-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) so far this fiscal year, July-February, for an increase of 6.2 percent, or an additional 119,318 TEUs.

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Updated: apr. 05, 2014 12:30 p.m.


McDonald's promotion for free coffee

SAVANNAH — McCafé invites coffee drinkers in the Savannah area to wake up and taste the free coffee.

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Updated: apr. 05, 2014 9:28 a.m.


Region's economy expected to grow

SAVANNAH — Armstrong Atlantic State University’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy expanded rapidly during the fourth quarter of 2013 and should continue to experience significant growth throughout 2014.

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Updated: apr. 03, 2014 9:30 p.m.

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