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 past Saturday, ...
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? The answer is, it ...
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.
It looks as if two Statesboro buildings, which have housed restaurants that are now closed, are about to undergo renovation.
The Statesboro Herald will embark upon a new era this week as major renovations to its headquarters get underway. For the next two months, the Herald will undergo a complete facelift of the front of its building followed by an extensive remodeling of the inside.
Statesboro's red-hot residential real estate market has experienced a slow down in the past few months. Nonetheless, local realtors say the downturn in sales has yet to impact local home values or the number of real estate professionals setting up shop in this area.
Every week, I have the pleasure of writing this column and talking about a passion of mine, local businesses and business development. While I try to have fun with it, I am forever conscious of the power of the words that are printed and distributed in the Statesboro Herald.
Starbucks is coming to the Statesboro Mall – not inside, but adjacent to the mall's main entrance. This will be the second Starbuck's location in Statesboro. The other is in the Russell Student Union on Georgia Southern University's campus.
Does Statesboro have too many apartments? Local property managers are beginning to wonder as the leasing "season" hits full stride.
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.
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.
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