Sarah Hines is on a mission. In a matter of eight hours, she plans to call on 600 businesses. This sounds mind boggling, but for people who know Sarah, you understand it's going to be executed…and executed well.
Sea Island Bank announces the addition of Kathleen "Kit" Miller to its banking team. Miller joins Sea Island Bank as senior human resources manager covering the Savannah, Statesboro and Metter markets.
Dr. Dawn Cartee, interim president at Southeastern Technical College in Vidalia, has been named to the 2007 Leadership Georgia Class.
Bulloch County manager, Tom Couch, readily admits he was "skeptical" about Splash in the 'Boro at first, fearful it would be a drain on the county and its taxpayers.
Statesboro businessman Jody Stubbs has been elected to the Board of Directors of Sea Island Bank, according to an announcement by Bruce Yawn, chairman of the board. Stubbs is president of Stubbs Oil Company, a wholesale oil distributor based in Bulloch County.
Admit it. You sit around with your friends and co-workers and complain about the number of restaurants in Statesboro. "I wish we had more restaurants here," you say. "I wish we had more to choose from."
Dear Kate & Dale: I worked as an engineer in the auto industry for more than 10 years before being laid off. I never enjoyed engineering work. To that end, I enrolled in an MBA program, specializing in finance. I have two problems: I'm completely typecast as an automotive engineer, and the finance jobs all require experience. – Chuck
On any given day, you can walk into the Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio and Salon on Savannah Avenue and find it full with customers. Owners, Linda Figg and her daughter, Alisha Davis, have spent the last several years building one of the top producing Merle Norman cosmetic studios in the country.
Dear Kate & Dale: I am about to start a new job, after nine years with my present employer. I am trying not to burn any bridges at my current job, but I need to think ahead to making it through a probationary period. I'm excited and scared. Advice, please! – Anita
After much deliberation, Prudential Kennedy Realty owner, Everett Kennedy, moved his office this past summer from its South Main Street location, across from Sonic, to its new Market District location behind East Georgia Regional Hospital.
Bulloch County property transactions: July 2006
Sea Island opens third Savannah branch
Over the past couple of months, Carmike Cinema 12 in Statesboro has undergone extensive exterior and interior renovations. If you have been over that way, you have noticed the repainted exterior of the building. Inside, you will also see fresh paint, wallpaper and bathroom renovations.
MILLEN - When Corrections Corporation of America built a private prison just outside Millen, officials hailed it as a boon to Jenkins County's economy, then suffering from unemployment hovering near 20 percent.
Everyone seems to be focused on cleaning up and redeveloping the "Blue Mile," also known as South Main Street from the County Courthouse to the main entrance of Georgia Southern.
Statesboro Architect Kevin Palmer of Palmer Architects has been retained by the Friends of Tybee Theater to complete the design and restoration of the Tybee Post Theater on Tybee Island.
In business for 36 years and a landmark at its current location for 20, Ken's IGA in Brooklet recently completed its largest store expansion so far, growing from a corner grocery to more of a supermarket, with wider aisles and a new abundance of dairy products and frozen foods.
Virna's Café is bringing new flavors to downtown Brooklet, where it is becoming a gathering place and music venue.
Hands down, the Andy Griffith Show is my favorite TV show.
Football and the arts apparently have a lot in common.
The year was 1919, President Woodrow Wilson would sign the Versailles Treaty officially ending World War I. Prohibition was in full swing and the city of Statesboro had just completed paving the Main Streets through downtown.
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