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‘After hours’ networking

Business After Hours coordinated by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce is a monthly event not to be missed by many local business people and community leaders.

February 23, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Three’s the charm on old BK site – hopefully

Three's the charm, or so we hope.

February 23, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Storage site for the military

Founded in 1967 by Hal C. Waters, Statesboro Transfer & Storage Company has become one of the largest providers of storage space in the southeast for deployed military personnel.

February 17, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Hodges Management takes fundraising seriously

I think that most people would agree that now would be a tough time to fund raise for a cause or for an organization. The media tells us that everyone is tightening their belts, saving more, and becoming downright miserly.

February 16, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Farm Bureau president to speak in Boro

Zippy Duvall, president of the Georgia Farm Bureau, will be the featured speaker during the annual Agribusiness Luncheon sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon is set for noon on Thursday, March 19 at R.J.'s Steakery Restaurant.

February 16, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Economic forum focuses on issues in southeast Georgia

A free, public forum on how southeast Georgia can prosper despite a struggling national economy will be held on Thursday, beginning at 6 p.m. in the College of Information Technology Auditorium on the Georgia Southern University campus.

February 16, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Business

New Web site for First Southern

First Southern National Bank has launched its newly re-designed Web site, The state-of-the-art site is easier to navigate, user friendly, and includes product and service information, as well as news and details of the bank's green policy. In addition, the newly integrated content management system (CMS) allows First Southern to apprise customers of up-to-the-minute updates, new products and services, news flashes, security alerts, and events at the bank and in the community.

February 09, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Business

‘Peace, love and the prom’

With Kool and the Gang's "Celebrate Good Times" rocking in the background and tie dyed t-shirts on every employee, local merchant Scott Marchbanks has turned his bridal and formal wear store Frills & Fancies into prom dress central with a "feel good" theme guaranteed to put a smile on the face of shoppers.

February 09, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Staffing service sees hope as 2009 begins

National and state unemployment numbers have been all over the news in the last few days. In December, Bulloch County's unemployment rate rose to 7.4 percent, up from 6.6 percent the previous month.

February 09, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Shanda Rushing earns certification

Shanda Rushing of Southern Financial Resources was awarded a professional degree in the field of long-term care, Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC). The program is independent of the insurance industry and focuses on providing insurance professionals the tools they need to meet their client's long-term care needs.

January 26, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Business

Development Authority battling economy to lure new companies

The Statesboro Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 87th year of operation this past Thursday. Since 1990, Peggy Chapman has served as that organization's president, but what many may not realize is that Chapman also wears another very important "hat."

January 26, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Four-day work week working well at OTC

Last October, I reported that Ogeechee Technical College (OTC)was adopting a four day work/school week in an effort to cut costs in the face of significant budget cuts. A few months have passed, and school officials are pleasantly surprised by some of the positive results the new schedule has produced.

January 26, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Fed expected to keep rates at record lows

WASHINGTON - With the country stuck in a painful recession, the Federal Reserve is widely expected to keep its key interest rate at an all-time low this week and examine other unconventional ways to lift the economy.

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues are battling a three-headed economic monster: crises in the housing, credit and financial markets that - taken together - haven't been seen since the 1930s.

January 25, 2009 | By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer | Business

OTC exceeds United Way employee goal

Ogeechee Technical College recently concluded another successful State Charitable Contributions campaign in 2008. Many of the contributions from Ogeechee Tech employees were designated for United Way of Southeast Georgia, which is based in Statesboro, while a number of employees directed their contributions to their home counties, including Evans and Screven. The 2008 goal of $10,000 was exceeded with a total of $10,033.75 being raised through direct contributions and payroll deduction for employees. The total also includes contributions from Ogeechee Tech's Student Leadership Council.

January 19, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Business

Joiner-Anderson expanding

In a time when business expansion has become increasingly rare, one local business is taking advantage of an opportunity to enter a neighboring market with the help of a seasoned staff.

January 19, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Business

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Articles by Section - Business

Optim Orthopedics adds fellowship-trained surgeon

Optim Orthopedics, a leading orthopedic provider in southeast Georgia, adds orthopedist Gregory

September 28, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business

Bulloch Farm Bureau earns honors

Led by longtime president Lannie Lee, the Bulloch County Farm Bureau was recognized recently for its outstanding member programs, during the Georgia Farm Bureau 7th ...

September 21, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business

State picks A Kid's World director

Michelle Smith Lank, director of A Kid's World Learning Center in Statesboro, was selected recently as a member of the inaugural Quality Rated Advisory ...

September 21, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business

Tax credits benefit businesses who educate workers

Georgia employers can now take advantage of new tax credits when they support employees' successful completion of a General Educational Development (GED) test. The Technical ...

September 07, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business


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