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.
Atlanta-based Raving Brands has entered into an agreement to sell its Tex-Mex chain, Moe's Southwest Grill LLC, to Focus Brands, operator of Carvel and Cinnabon shops. Raving Brands said a definitive agreement was signed this past weekend with Focus Brands.
The clash of the jewelry titans has come to Statesboro. With the opening this past Friday of Kay Jewelers in the Statesboro Mall, two of the three largest jewelry chains in the country now have stores here. The other titan is Friedman's Jewelers which also has a corner "slot" inside of the Mall.
Much has been made about our country's obsession with celebrity. Call me jaded, but unlike many of my fellow citizens, I really could care less about famous people for the most part. However, I have to be honest and admit that a year ago, the resume of someone I contacted for an interview caught my eye and frankly fascinated me.
DLH Nordisk, Inc, one of the largest importers of tropical hardwood lumber in the world, uses a 73,000-square-foot warehouse in Statesboro as its United States distribution hub.
After years of delay and anticipation, widening of the remaining portion of the Veteran's Memorial Parkway (Statesboro Bypass) is officially underway. The portion of the Bypass stretching from Highway 301 South to Highway 301 North encompasses some of the heaviest traveled roadway in this area functioning as a main thoroughfare and not necessarily as the bypass it was intended to be.
I kid you not, downtown Statesboro is beginning to remind me of the infamous words belted by sixties icon, Petula Clark.
Be prepared for something this area hasn't seen much of in the last several years – field upon field, planted in corn.
I believe there is a great divide in this country. I am not talking about liberal and conservative or any of those other hotbed groups of differing opinions and views. I am referring to those who learned to do everything before the technology boom, and those who grew up immersed in it.
With an eye towards the future, Sea Island Bank in Statesboro has made an immediate impact in the Savannah market while continuing to build on its Statesboro and Metter market shares.