The date has officially been set for the closing of a true icon in Statesboro's business community. Snooky's Restaurant is slated to serve its last meal on Feb. 18, just one day after the property on which it sits is scheduled to be sold.
The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners in partnership with the Development Authority of Bulloch County recently successfully competed for and received $5 million in state and federal grants.
Four years ago, Scott Marchbanks had no idea that his first annual prom dress preview fashion show would turn out to be a "must see" annual event for high school girls throughout southeast Georgia.
The latest national retailer preparing to open its doors in Statesboro is Tractor Supply. Located in the Kmart Shopping Center on Northside Drive, Tractor Supply is scheduled to open the morning of Jan. 14.
Although market conditions remained difficult for realtors and sellers of single family homes this past year in Bulloch County, real estate activity increased slightly over the year before.
Imagine what it would be like if Statesboro had been the home of Google, Facebook or Microsoft – software giants that have had and continue to have multibillion dollar economic impacts on the communities in which they are based.
After six years of preparation, Pam Knight's dream of becoming a restaurant owner came true when she opened Brooklet Landing in September.
With the state unemployment rate holding at more than 10 percent, many Georgia residents are struggling to find a job, unless perhaps, they are a recent graduate of one of Georgia's technical colleges.
Although renovations have been put on hold during the busy holiday shopping season, the Statesboro Mall is taking on a new look as its owners embark on a major facelift of Statesboro's renowned shopping landmark.
In a recent forum hosted by the Home Builders Association of Statesboro, several public officials and business leaders reported on economic conditions here and around the state.
This coming weekend marks the fourth annual Turkey Trot 5K Run and the last Saturday Farmers Market of this season. The Turkey Trot has grown every year with several hundred runners expected for this year's event.
Last week, Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR) chairman and CEO Maggie Wilderotter came to Statesboro as part of a plan to visit each of Frontier's properties and its employees.
It's a kick in the gut even for students and families hardened to bad financial news: Average in-state tuition and fees at Georgia's four-year public colleges rose another $631 this fall, or 8.3 percent, compared to a year ago.
Georgia Southern University is teaming with WeCar, a car-sharing program by Enterprise Rent-A-Car, to offer students, faculty and staff a creative new transportation option. Georgia Southern is the first university or business in the state of Georgia to offer the unique service.
The grand re-opening of the Statesboro Belk store last week was a huge success as hundreds of shoppers and dozens of business leaders came to see the newly remodeled 87,000-square-foot store at the Statesboro Mall.