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In tough times, Boro realtors offer more incentives

Creative realtors and developers in Statesboro are following a nationwide trend in designing some wacky and ingenious real estate incentive packages to help lure potential homebuyers and tenants to their properties.

August 18, 2008 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Business


New flea market a family affair in Statesboro

Three months ago, local real estate developers Jerry and Craig Jennings gave many local residents what they were clamoring for – a flea market. Located in a warehouse on Highway 301 North between Zetterower Avenue and Packinghouse Road, the Statesboro Flea Market attracts more than 100 vendors and scores of shoppers each weekend.

August 11, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Local business briefs

Willingway employee earns certification

August 11, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Business


BUILD gives students a head start on college career

This week, 80 Georgia Southern University freshmen will begin their college career with BUILD, a volunteer leadership and service opportunity that gives them a head start on their college experience. It is the third year Southern Pathways has conducted BUILD, an acronym that stands for Building Undergraduate Involvement in Leadership Development.

August 11, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


GSU names Ronald Core its interim VP for finance

Georgia Southern University has named Ronald J. Core, Ed.D. as interim vice president of business and finance. He replaces Joe Franklin who recently retired following a distinguished career at the institution.

Dr. Core, who has 33 years of experience in higher education administration, previously served as vice president of business and finance at Georgia Southern University from 1997-2004. Prior to returning to Georgia Southern University, Dr. Core served as vice chancellor of business affairs for University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNC Wilmington) with an enrollment of more than 12,000 students. While at UNC Wilmington, Dr. Core was responsible ...

August 04, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


Franklin shines in tough times

Even as the auto industry struggles mightily in the face of a shrinking American economy, local automotive dealer Robbie Franklin continues to walk with a spring in his step and a gleam in his eyes.

August 04, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Breaking barriers in the Boro

Last week's installation of Lynda Williamson as the first female president of the Rotary Club of Statesboro proved to be a celebrated milestone of just how far women have come as respected professionals in Statesboro's business community.

July 29, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Whimisical idea for a business

What do you get when you mix an interior designer, an artist, paint, wood and some creative juice? Yard Whimzees. The new Statesboro business was started by Liz Marsh and Donna Purvis.

July 23, 2008 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Business


Lifeblood of Boro summer - air conditioning

Working in temperatures that regularly exceed 140 degrees, local air conditioning repair technicians face extreme working conditions as the summer heat settles in.

July 14, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


In a tough economy, local job fair helps

More than 600 job seekers gathered at Georgia Southern's Nessmith-Lane Building last week for the 2008 Southeast Georgia Regional Job Fair and Career Expo.

July 10, 2008 | By ARAINA REAVES | Business


Steven Snell joins Sea Island Bank office in Metter

Metter native Steven Snell has joined the staff of Sea Island Bank as a consumer and small business lender according to an announcement by Billy Patterson Jr, senior vice president and city executive of the bank's Metter office.

June 30, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


New Holiday Inn opens in Statesboro

With today's opening of the new, full-service Holiday Inn at the intersection of the Veteran's Parkway and Brannen Street, Statesboro has entered a new era in hotel lodging.

June 30, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Roy Akins: Works hard, gets 'lucky'

When Roy Akins opened Southeastern Marketing Advertising & Public Relations in 1984, some local residents thought Akins had made a mistake.

June 23, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Bulloch Telephone reports solid growth in 2007

A capacity crowd of more than 400 attended Bulloch Telephone Cooperative's annual meeting last month at the Russell Union Theater on the campus of Georgia Southern University. There were 307 members who received a $10 credit on next month's telephone bill by attending the meeting.

June 23, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


Statesboro real estate gets boost from GSU growth in 1990s

Like millions of Americans, residents of Bulloch County rode the real estate wave in the 1990s. But unlike many communities, Statesboro claimed a growing college, which helped to accelerate the economic boom in the area.

June 16, 2008 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Business


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AgSouth joins program to help beginning farmers

Starting in October, AgSouth Farm Credit in Statesboro will join a new training program aimed at helping beginning and young farmers.

February 16, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business


Operation Valentine's Day

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.

February 09, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Hen House, Hatchers have long history in Boro

"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.

February 09, 2015 | | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Subway's 'Day of Giving' has raised $350,000

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.

February 02, 2015 | | Business


Truly international Brodie

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.

February 02, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Business


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