Benson Industries of Portland, Oregon, who was recently awarded the curtain wall contract for the World Trade Center Tower One, has named Viracon, Inc. of Owatonna, Minnesota as their glass supplier for the project.
This past week marked a milestone in the life of local businessman Robbie Franklin. He was honored by Toyota for 30 years of owning and operating a Toyota dealership, and his Franklin Toyota dealership was presented with the company's prestigious President's Award.
First Southern National Bank recently announced four staff promotions: Cliff Wildes, vice president; Amy Taulbee, assistant vice president; Shane Geurin, banking officer; and Tammy Phillips, assistant operations officer.
What happens when an entrepreneur asks a simple question or two on vacation? In the case of Larry Walker, a booming business is born.
The Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology (COST) at Georgia Southern University has named eight new members to its advisory board.
Statesboro resident and Georgia Southern graduate Phil King was appointed manager of production engineering for aircraft systems, Gulfstream.
The Statesboro Herald will embark upon a new era this week as major renovations to its headquarters get underway. For the next two months, the Herald will undergo a complete facelift of the front of its building followed by an extensive remodeling of the inside.
Statesboro's red-hot residential real estate market has experienced a slow down in the past few months. Nonetheless, local realtors say the downturn in sales has yet to impact local home values or the number of real estate professionals setting up shop in this area.
Sea Island Bank has announced several staff promotions in Statesboro and Savannah, according to Executive Vice President Gary L. Johnson. In making the announcement, Johnson said Chad Wiggins and Ken Rabitsch were named senior vice presidents while Gay Dailey was appointed vice president.
Does Statesboro have too many apartments? Local property managers are beginning to wonder as the leasing "season" hits full stride.
Members of the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority Board hope to make a decision Wednesday on hiring a new director during their next board meeting.
The Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc. was recently the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Bulloch County Hospital Authority for use in supporting Health Science students at Ogeechee Technical College. The grant will allow the Foundation to assist 10 OTC students with scholarships. All 10 of the students receiving the Hospital Authority assistance are residents of Bulloch County.
DLH Nordisk, Inc, one of the largest importers of tropical hardwood lumber in the world, uses a 73,000-square-foot warehouse in Statesboro as its United States distribution hub.
John E. Martin, Sr., M.D., F.A.C.S. has joined the Executive Board of the Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc. In making the announcement, Dawn Cartee, OTC president, expressed her excitement in having someone with Dr. Martin's credentials and experience join the Board.
After years of delay and anticipation, widening of the remaining portion of the Veteran's Memorial Parkway (Statesboro Bypass) is officially underway. The portion of the Bypass stretching from Highway 301 South to Highway 301 North encompasses some of the heaviest traveled roadway in this area functioning as a main thoroughfare and not necessarily as the bypass it was intended to be.
Local Allstate agency owner Richard Rappa, with Franklin Insurance Group, received the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to helping others and community service.
Statesboro-owned Digital Office Equipment recently opened an office in the Augusta market.
Lately, Hendley Properties seems to have a one-company residential redevelopment program going for downtown Statesboro.
There are few smells more wonderful than freshly tilled peanuts waiting in the fields to be harvested. If you have driven around Bulloch County over the past week, you have enjoyed that smell.
Perhaps it is to be expected in an industry noted for its legacy businesses, but whether their companies consist of a single publication or dozens of media enterprises, families are dominant forces in newspapers.
Ocean Galley Seafood & Steak Express, nearing completion on Lanier Drive across from Paulson Stadium, will give the Ocean Galley chain four locations, including a second in Statesboro, its hometown.
Food World just completed a $1 million renovation of its grocery store on Fair Road in Statesboro. The announcement was made Monday by HAC, Inc., Food World's parent company.
Construction is nearly complete on a one megawatt solar farm on Highway 80 near Portal.
Darin Van Tassell is a professor, coach, businessman and president of the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau. Now, you can add foodie entrepreneur as Van Tassell embarks on his latest venture, making and bottling Dia's Clubhouse Greek Dressing and Marinade.
The Development Authority of Bulloch County is receiving some professional guidance from Boyette Strategic Advisors for how it should be funded and fixed with land, buildings and incentives to bring more jobs to Statesboro and Bulloch County.
Bulloch Telephone Cooperative was established in 1954 and is the only locally owned Telecommunications Company in Bulloch County.
The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration was recently named one of Newsweek's 12 Top Business Schools of 2014. The recognition comes on the helm of the College being named as one of the nation's Top 30 Best Online MBA Programs by BestColleges.com
The owners of the Statesboro Mall and three Statesboro shopping centers, Jim Hull and Barry Storey, have announced the formation of two new entities, Hull Property Group and BLS Holdings Group LL, with the goal of allowing each individual the opportunity to pursue specialized interests.
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