It is almost impossible to drive around the city or county and without noticing commercial construction projects. I encourage you this week to pay particular attention to the residential growth, especially the detached (individual family residence) home market.
Lee, Hill & Johnston Insurors was recognized recently as the second-highest agency in premium volume growth among 369 Auto-Owners insurance agencies in Georgia. The Statesboro-based agency was honored at a recent meeting of regional associates.
The following is a list of business licenses issued by the City of Statesboro in the month of April:
The grocery shuffle continues in Statesboro as both Harvey's became Food World on Monday.
Statesboro attorney Jimmy Franklin was elected unanimously to serve a four-year term on Georgia's Judicial Qualifications Commission. Franklin is a partner in Franklin Law, with offices in both Atlanta and Statesboro.
The new Parker's convenience store rapidly taking shape at the Brampton Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway intersection features a drive-thru that is a first for the company.
Have you ever found yourself with a free evening, with absolutely nothing to do and wondered what might be happening around town that you would enjoy? Of course we all have, only to log onto Facebook the next day and see pictures of all your friends having an incredible time at an event you knew nothing about.
The bakery named Cake and the coffee shop called Cool Beanz Espresso Bar are literally two shops in one, so much so that patrons often don't realize they've bought their cupcake or quiche from one business and their coffee from another.
After investing $6.1 million on an upgrade of its Statesboro plant during a six-month shutdown in 2012, Viracon continues to rebound and has been hiring. Meanwhile, the architectural glass fabricator also is being recognized for its focus on its employees as people with lives outside work.
My dad told me that the best way to prevent ruining any relationship, especially a business relationship, is to never forget who brought you to the dance.
Work recently began on The Clubhouse grounds to add not only an eco-friendly, electronically controlled go cart track, but also fields for soccer training and competition.
A former sales executive with the Statesboro Herald and advertising manager in Savannah, Reagan Daly has returned to Morris Multimedia as general manager for Statesboro Magazine.
Directors and shareholders recently promoted Kevin A. Harrison, president of Citizens Bank of Bulloch County, to the bank's Washington County Board of Directors during their 49th Annual Meeting. Last hosted in Statesboro in 2012, the event took place in Sandersville in March.
Since the former Rozier Ford Lincoln became J.C. Lewis Ford's Statesboro dealership, customers are finding a much larger selection of cars, trucks and SUVs, but many of the same sales and service people they already know.
Starting in October, AgSouth Farm Credit in Statesboro will join a new training program aimed at helping beginning and young farmers.
Valentine's Day is Saturday, and many businesses have offered ways to please your significant other for weeks now. But one group of merchandisers experiences a rush around Feb. 14 unlike other trades - the floral business.
"There are two people in your life, your mother and your sweetie, that must be taken very good care of, and there is no better holiday to do this than Valentine's Day," said John Hatcher, co-owner of the Hen House in the Statesboro Mall.
In April 1988, when Gary Davis opened his first Subway restaurant on South Main Street, no one could imagine the incredible success the chain would have globally.
Brodie International is a Statesboro-based manufacturer with local owners, but with a sales office in Beijing and customers in the petroleum industry around the world.
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