In a very short period of time, the law enforcement academy at Ogeechee Technical College has made a significant positive impact within the local law enforcement community, turning out sought after graduates that are trained and ready to go.
Investors flocked again to gold on Monday, sending it to the latest of a series of records, as fears about recession in the world's major economies infected financial markets.
First Southern National Bank in Statesboro was closed Friday by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as receiver.
Work is continuing at a steady pace at the site of Great Dane's new refrigerated trailer manufacturing plant in the Gateway Industrial Park complex on Highway 301 South.
Statesboro resident Vince Mercaldo, general manager of the Olive Garden in Statesboro, was recently presented with Darden Restaurants' top honor - the Joe R. Lee Diamond Club Award, named after the company's retired chairman and CEO.
Celebrating its 40th anniversary in business this summer, the Sir Shop in the Statesboro Mall continues to offer cutting edge and traditional style clothing for men as our culture trends towards a much more casual form of dress.
The sustained success of the Ocean Galley restaurant in Statesboro is not a fluke. With a sincere devotion to his employees and clientele, owner Wayne Sircy operates a thriving restaurant that has maintained its stronghold even as the number of franchise and chain restaurants in the area continues to grow.
Dr. Joseph Hathaway, Jr. of the Gastroenterology Institute in Statesboro said his move to Bulloch County a year ago was instigated by the need to return to practicing medicine the way he always envisioned it.
With an eye towards the bargain hunter, L.A. Waters Furniture Company has recently opened a new furniture store concept in Statesboro - Weekend Dealz.
With most parts of Georgia's new immigration law slated to go into effect on July 1, Georgia farmers are already experiencing migrant labor shortages with expectations for the situation to worsen exponentially over the next several months. Even a ruling Monday that temporarily halts some of the law's provisions is not expected to make much of a difference.
With record setting heat continuing to pound the area, utility bills are on the rise, and local businesses owners and executives are keenly aware of the costs of cooling their operations.
The first Annual Notice of Assessment was mailed by the Bulloch County Board of Assessors last week detailing the estimated 2011 tax for each parcel of property in the county.
It's the best time in years to sell your car. According to the Associated Press, people are holding on to cars and trucks for about a year longer than they did before the recession, which has created a tight supply of used vehicles.
With annual sales of power lawn and garden equipment expected to eclipse $10 billion in the United States this year, the beleaguered industry is beginning to rebound from the recent recession.
When one of his retail tenants couldn't make a go of the bike shop he opened, Billy Blanton became a bicycle shop owner. Located almost 20 years ago in a small retail shopping center next to the former Weiss Theater on Georgia Avenue, Blanton took over The Bike Shop in 1992 with no experience, but a hunch that Statesboro could support a bike sales and repair shop.
When I decided to run for mayor this past August, I knew my relationship with the Statesboro Herald would change and it did. For almost 10 years, I had written an "Inside Bulloch Business" column each week as well as a business news story.
One of the great joys that I have experienced over the last 10 years in writing this column is to watch businesses grow, thrive, and adapt to the demands of our local economy.
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