Savannah-based Vaden Automotive Group is partnering with humane societies in southeast Georgia for the next several weeks, launching its "Doggone Great Deals" campaign, which is focused on raising money and collecting "wish list" items for humane societies in five locations.
Since falling under a Consent Order issued by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in February 2012, Statesboro-based Farmers & Merchants Bank has made significant strides in addressing regulator concerns and returning to profitability.
With the interest in "craft" beers reaching an almost frenzied pace across the country, Van Gogh's has become Statesboro's first restaurant with a microbrewery.
Bradley Odom started jogging in 2010, hoping to get into shape and feel better. Within weeks Odom had lost a significant amount of weight and developed a true passion for running.
The former location of Snooky's Restaurant is undergoing demolition and major renovation making way for a new Verizon franchise store slated to open October 1. This will be Wireless One Management, LLC's ninth Verizon franchise store, and its first in Statesboro.
With more than 300 friends and family in attendance, Eagle Creek Brewing Company played host to a "Friends and Family Tour Tasting" event celebrating its first round of product distribution into the market place.
Gary Cooler began his career with Sears while in high school in 1971, delivering merchandise for its catalogue store in Beaufort, S.C. Cooler is celebrating his 42nd year with the company, and the 20th anniversary of the Statesboro Sears Hometown Store which he opened in 1993.
With rainy days in abundance this summer, Splash in the Boro is experiencing a significant drop in attendance and, consequently, revenue.
Savannah entrepreneur Greg Parker said he is excited to bring what he describes as a progressive vision of convenience stores to the Statesboro market. Slated to open in mid-July, Parker purchased and is renovating the former Neighbor's convenience store next to Applebee's on Highway 80 East.
Great Dane recently completed production of Celadon Group's first refrigerated trailer, part of a 200-reefer order being built in Great Dane's newest manufacturing facility, located in Statesboro's Gateway Industrial Park.
For the last several weeks, I have watched the former location of Kaycee's Pet Parlor on Savannah Avenue transform into a retail store called "Straight from the South."
With a shared love of reviving furniture, Debbie Westbrooks and Jamie Lott have opened Nostalgia on North Main Street in Statesboro.
With renovations nearing completion on Magnolia Village and construction of the Village at Midtown in its final stages, Bryan Davis of Hendley Properties confirmed that all of the units in each complex are leased.
Starting with just a $300 embroidery machine, Patty Dickey has built a booming monogramming and embroidery business which has expanded its Statesboro location twice in the last four years.
The world's premier canine aquatics competition is returning to Anderson's General Store Friday for a second year of amazing leaps. The contest is being staged again by Ohio-based DockDogs, a company that conducts these events across the country.
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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