With its experienced and well respected CEO Ricky Nessmith preparing for retirement, Statesboro-based Farmers and Merchants bank has turned to another seasoned banker to take the helm for the next several years.
When James Revell purchased The Country Store and The Country Store Flooring Center in 2007, he knew his first order of business was to increase the sales of the small flooring company that is connected to the main convenience store.
Pladd Dot Music owner Chris Mitchell is expanding his full service music operation to include the manufacturing of guitars and amplifiers.
A newly released report states that the combined economic impact of the University System of Georgia's 35 institutions on their host communities reached $13.2 billion in Fiscal Year 2011, which is 5 percent higher than the $12.6 billion reported for FY 2010.
Georgia Southern University named recently a veteran entrepreneur to be a liaison to the business community locally and globally.
Statesboro-based TransformHealthRX recently was named one of the 50 fastest growing women-owned/led companies in North America by The Women Presidents' Organization, in partnership with American Express OPEN. And the local company is changing the way city and county governments provide health care services for their employees.
Last week, Frontier Communications launched a new community Wi-Fi Hot Zone covering Mill Creek Regional Park in Statesboro.
When Tracy Waters and Tracy Ham constructed their shopping center at the corner of Lovett Road and Brannen Street in 1995, there weren't many neighbors so-to-speak.
Since opening in 2004, the Sugar Magnolia Bakery and Cafe has become a cornerstone in a part of downtown that has experienced a lot of change.
After more than 16 years in downtown Statesboro, the Plunderosa closed its doors for good Saturday. Owners Linda Aycock and Martha Bacon said it has been a great business, but age and a desire to retire were the determining factors in their decision to close.
As part of Briggs & Stratton's company-wide sustainability initiative, the corporation invited the Mainstreet Farmers Market Friday to its manufacturing plant located in Gateway Industrial Park.
This past March, the public was made aware that the federal government is considering closing dozens of courtrooms, many of which are located in small, rural communities, as part of an effort to cut costs. The federal courthouse in Statesboro was on the list of 60 potential closures, ranking on the lower end at 56, as well as the courthouse in Dublin which was ranked 9th.
Georgia Living Management, Inc. has announced plans for the construction of a new Alzheimer's wing at its Willow Pond assisted living facility on Country Club Road.
Persistent drought conditions and record setting commodity prices have resulted in the "perfect storm" for those selling farm irrigation systems. The unprecedented demand for pivots, as they are referred to in the industry, is a clear sign that farming in south Georgia is changing.
Looking for a storefront to showcase their inventory, brothers Richard and Stacy Underwood recently opened a second location of Underwood Restaurant and Store Equipment on Zetterower Avenue in Statesboro.
With the retirement of podiatrist Dr. Robert W. Cushner, Atlantic Foot & Ankle Specialists has purchased his Family Podiatry Center and will now have two locations in Statesboro, but with different schedules.
Dawn Lemon sets a small flour mill, which resembles a food processor but is taller, atop a counter and pours in a cupful of organic, hard red winter wheat. With an electromechanical whir, the machine in a couple of minutes yields a cup and a half of flour.
AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Bill Spigener announced that AgSouth Farm Credit was awarded the prestigious Phelps-Martin Award for Community Service by the Farm Credit Council at the Council's Annual Meeting in Orlando.
If all unfolds as envisioned, by the end of 2014, the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau will move into 222 S. Main St., a highly visible, spacious new visitors center with plenty of parking.
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