Statesboro's tallest building and local landmark, the Summit Apartments, is undergoing a $4.2 million renovation encompassing both the inside and outside. Purchased this past April by the Ambling Companies based in Valdosta, Ga., the six story building on North Main Street is losing its minimalist, institutional facade in favor of a warmer, more appealing outer shell in conjunction with a complete interior overhaul.
When Robert Wiggins bought four acres of land fronting Highway 80 in 1978, he wasn't exactly sure what he was going to do with it.
Over the next 15 years, the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health will have a major impact on southeast Georgia's regional economy, according the Bureau of Business Research and Economic Development (BBRED) at Georgia Southern University. By 2020, the college-one of eight at Georgia Southern-will support 146 new jobs, resulting in an estimated $7.3 million in additional goods and services produced. It will create an additional $10.7 million in personal income.
In 2002, manufacturing operations at the Daniel Measurement and Control industrial plant in Statesboro had ground to a virtual halt. Daniel Measurement and Control owner, Emerson (NYSE: EMR), had moved production of many of Daniel's product lines to Mexico resulting in a greatly underutilized facility.
Shown at the recent Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for BOHOOKS Restaurant are (l-r) Eben Nelson, nephew of owners, holding bow; Bulloch County Commission Chair Garrett Nevil, Chamber Chairman of the Board Jeff Raines, owner Jeff Hook (with scissors), his father, Bo Hook (with scissors), Mayor Bill Hatcher and Gavin Nelson, nephew of owners, holding bow. The restaurant is located at 732 Northside Drive East next to Wal-Mart.
The serious holiday shoppers were back in the nation's stores and malls over the weekend, buying in earnest but also making sure they came away with great bargains.
Dear Kate & Dale: Recently a member of our support staff quit. She had told other employees that she was looking for a new job, which I heard about secondhand. I was told by one of the partners of our firm that I should have told him about her. My question is: If I hear that a person is seeking new employment, what obligation do I have to pass on such information?– Mitchell
The Southeast Georgia Chapter of the Georgia Society of CPAs, in a statewide partnership with Junior Achievement and with the help of employees of First Southern National Bank, brought financial literacy to eighth graders at Southeast Bulloch Middle School through the Junior Achievement "Economics for Success" program. Pictured is Jill Boykin, CPA, of East Georgia Regional Medical Center, teaching the program to Mrs. Doris Locklear's class.
The dream held by many local equine enthusiasts of Bulloch County building an agricultural arena is about to come true. Bulloch County manager, Tom Couch, said a team has been put together to develop plans for the new facility which will be located on Langston Chapel Road across from Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary schools.
From the small town of Louisville, Georgia, a community banking power has emerged. Founded in 1902 in the historic town that once served as Georgia's capital, the Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company has 20 branch facilities scattered from Augusta to Savannah including an office in Statesboro.
The Grant Committee of the Hospital Authority of Bulloch County recently made awards totaling $24,600.
Denise Roberts was named 2006-2007 Ogeechee Technical College's Support Staff of the Year.
Gary F. Sullivan, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S., was a featured speaker at the Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecologists on Nov. 7 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.
William "Clate" Ralston Jr. has been named to the Board of Directors of Sea Island Bank, according to an announcement by Bruce Yawn, chairman of the board.
Originally founded as a grocery store on Savannah Avenue by Hubert and Mazie Newton in the early 1950's, Newton's Sport Shot has been a main supplier of hunting and fishing gear to several generations of Bulloch County residents.
Rain may have turned some people away from Mainstreet Farmers Market this year, but those who shopped on the market's 34 regular-season Saturdays spent more on fresh produce and other items than ever before.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Wednesday's print edition.In an article about the groundbreaking of the Natural Resources Building at Ogeechee Technical College that appeared in the Business Tuesday section, the name of the general contractor was incorrect because of a reporter's error. Pope Construction Company is the general contractor. Also, Ogeechee Tech is in the process of seeking regional accreditation. Because of a reporter's error, ...
Nuts & Bolls Clothing. Find it at www.nutsandbollsclothing.com. You may need to do a double-take, no bolts about it. A tribute to farm life, the name describes a logo of a peanut, an ampersand and a cotton boll appearing on T-shirts, caps and other items.
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