The development and exportation of information technology has enabled our country to maintain its status as the world's richest and most powerful even as we remain dependent on foreign oil and manufacture relatively little compared to decades ago.
With new leadership firmly in place, the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority (DSDA) and Main Street Statesboro have positioned themselves to begin another chapter of redevelopment in Statesboro's city center.
Statesboro resident Brian Welker made the best of a bad situation when he started washing windows 15 years ago.
Change can take a lot of courage, and many times it also involves a great leap of faith. When the partners of local insurance agency Blount, Burke, Wimberly & Hendricks Insurors moved their agency from South Main Street to the Market District a couple of weeks ago, it took a large dose of both according to Kay Wimberly, the firm's executive vice president.
For different reasons, two Bulloch County farm families have come to the same conclusion, growing produce organically is the future for them. Al Clark, owner of Clark & Sons Organics in Portal, recently received state certification to grow organic produce on eight of his 100 acres. Jim and Connie Hayes, owners of Healthy Hollow Farm near Stilson, are awaiting certification this fall of 20 acres within their 600 acre farm. Clark ...
There are two favorite topics in this town - restaurants and grocery stores. Oh, how we collectively yearn for more options in both areas, and not to ourselves, but to anyone that will listen.
Local builders are gearing up for a statewide change in the building code going into effect July 1.
Statesboro lawyer Gerald Edenfield might just have had the perfect Father's Day. Not only was Edenfield sworn in as the president of the State Bar of Georgia this past Father's Day weekend at the organization's annual meeting, but he was also in the audience when his daughters, Sharri Edenfield and Kristie Edenfield, received and accepted awards respectfully for their work in the young lawyers division of the Bar. "It has been ...
I don't know about you, but one of my favorite movie scenes is when the children that found the "golden" tickets are released into Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory. From edible flowers to the chocolate river, young or old, you just wanted to go there
Note: This is the second of a three-day series looking more in depth at Bulloch County's proposed budget and a possible tax increase.
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.
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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