A truly thankful group of residents gathered at the grand re-opening of the Statesboro Summit Apartments on North Main Street this past Wednesday afternoon.
Local hoteliers are casting a watchful eye over the marketplace as construction begins on two new hotels: a Holiday Inn and a Springhill Suites. And renovation nears completion on a third: the Quality Inn and Suites.
Today, we are going to talk about auto parts and peas. On the surface, the two don't appear to be related in any way, but I promise, there is a potential connection here. Let's start with auto parts.
Stacy Underwood just knew he would be a farmer for the rest of his life.
I know by now that many of you have heard of Flat Creek Lodge in neighboring Emanuel County. Owners, Steve and Caroline Harless, have developed a premier hunting and fishing resort and spa on Flathead Creek.
As Statesboro and Bulloch County sleep through the early morning hours, Steve Jones can be found wide awake at his Sugar Magnolia Bakery cooking fresh pastries for his 7 a.m. customers.
When land is being cleared or construction begins on a commercial type building, I will usually get a call or blog from someone curious as to what is happening. I can say that I am very surprised that no one has contacted me about this.
Local business owner Terry McDaniel may operate a relatively small gym as compared to other local fitness facilities, but what he lacks in space, he makes up for by incorporating the latest technology.
If you want a vision of things to come, look into the windows of Hugo's this week, Statesboro's newest entry into the competitive restaurant business. Located in the heart of downtown at the corner of Vine and South Main Streets, the owners of Hugo's are in the throes of final preparations as they ready the restaurant for next week's opening.
This week, the Bulloch County Tax Assessor's office is expected to mail the results of its county wide property revaluation, and most local property owners should expect an increase in the assessed value of their property.
I know it was a shock to many of you when the Krystal restaurant next to Wal-Mart closed. How could that be? Undaunted, the owner of the property, Jeff Hook, opened a new restaurant, Bo Hooks, in the "old" Krystal location. But, it didn't last. Thus, the question begs, how can such a prime piece of property remain empty?
Benson Industries of Portland, Oregon, who was recently awarded the curtain wall contract for the World Trade Center Tower One, has named Viracon, Inc. of Owatonna, Minnesota as their glass supplier for the project.
This past week marked a milestone in the life of local businessman Robbie Franklin. He was honored by Toyota for 30 years of owning and operating a Toyota dealership, and his Franklin Toyota dealership was presented with the company's prestigious President's Award.
I don't think I am the only person that continues to be amazed at the development that surrounds the Metter exit off Interstate-16.
What happens when an entrepreneur asks a simple question or two on vacation? In the case of Larry Walker, a booming business is born.