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AgSouth earns Phelps-Martin Award for community service

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.

February 24, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


A new Visitors Center

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.

February 17, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


A 'Takeout' success story

The list of client restaurants at borotakeout.com looks like a who's who of Statesboro's independent restaurants with deliverable food, plus a few franchise places and one grocery store.

February 03, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


Small eatery, big catering

David Coleman and Greg Frost have made their Old Post Office Café in Brooklet the base for a catering business known to wedding and event planners from Statesboro to St. Simons.

January 20, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


New vision for S. Main

More than 50 people, including business owners, civic leaders and city officials, met last Thursday evening to explore ideas for revitalizing South Main Street.

January 13, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


A different kind of Crider

STILLMORE - After a $45 million expansion and retooling of its plant and a shift to a smaller but more highly skilled labor force, Crider Foods isn't what Crider Poultry used to be.

December 30, 2013 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


A downtown commitment

In the year since Nick Propps founded Statesboro Properties, his name has popped up on commercial and residential projects all over Statesboro. Now the real estate broker and developer is refurbishing three downtown buildings he intends to keep. One will be his agency's first lasting home.

December 16, 2013 | | Business


I-16/301 making progress

Yes, those pipes being laid along U.S. Highway 301 near Interstate 16 are Statesboro water and sewer mains. Nearby, a million-gallon water tower is rising. Expect to see more in 2014, but for the payoff in businesses and industries, think 2015 and beyond.

December 09, 2013 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


Record for Farmers Market

Rain may have turned some people away from Mainstreet Farmers Market this year, but those who shopped on the market's 34 regular-season Saturdays spent more on fresh produce and other items than ever before.

December 02, 2013 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


A 'natural' groundbreaking

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Wednesday's print edition.In an article about the groundbreaking of the Natural Resources Building at Ogeechee Technical College that appeared in the Business Tuesday section, the name of the general contractor was incorrect because of a reporter's error. Pope Construction Company is the general contractor. Also, Ogeechee Tech is in the process of seeking regional accreditation. Because of a reporter's error, the type of accreditation OTC is seeking was stated incorrectly. The Statesboro Herald regrets the errors.

November 25, 2013 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


Nuts & Bolls Clothing: Online and on the farm

Nuts & Bolls Clothing. Find it at www.nutsandbollsclothing.com. You may need to do a double-take, no bolts about it. A tribute to farm life, the name describes a logo of a peanut, an ampersand and a cotton boll appearing on T-shirts, caps and other items.

November 18, 2013 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


New home for Job Training

CLAXTON - Job Training Unlimited Inc., a Claxton-based company that provides job readiness services funded under the federal Workforce Investment Act in 17 Georgia counties, moved its offices this summer into a county-owned building previously used by Ogeechee Technical College.

November 11, 2013 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


Patriot comes to S. Main

Patriot Auto Sales owner Josh Wheeler said his company fills an important place in the local automobile market by providing quality used vehicles for people who cannot afford new ones, especially buyers who would be barred by credit issues elsewhere.

November 04, 2013 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


Pavlov a 10-gig upstart

Pavlov Media built its success in university towns wiring off-campus apartments for Internet access and has begun marketing ultrafast 10 gigabits per second (10 Gbps) broadband in Statesboro. The company plans to invest about $500,000 installing a four-mile ring of fiber optic cable by summer 2014.

October 28, 2013 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


Brooklet's 'Red Boar'

Red Boar Bar-B-Que combines one man's home-cooked love of barbecuing with another's knowledge of the restaurant business.

October 21, 2013 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


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Articles by Section - Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New 'Mugs and Movies' is very impressive

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.

July 22, 2014 | | Business


Millen private prison brings jobs, cash

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.

July 14, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Holtze sells Quality Inn; will stay in Statesboro

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.

July 14, 2014 | | Business


Statesboro architect to restore Tybee theater

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.

July 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


Ken's IGA expands in Brooklet

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.

July 07, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Virna’s Café brings international flair

Virna's Café is bringing new flavors to downtown Brooklet, where it is becoming a gathering place and music venue.

July 07, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Brooklet is Bulloch's growing small town

Hands down, the Andy Griffith Show is my favorite TV show.

July 07, 2014 | | Business


A successful season for Statesboro's Averitt Center

Football and the arts apparently have a lot in common.

June 30, 2014 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - After 95 years, H.W. Smith Jewelers closing

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.

June 30, 2014 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Dr. Keel: How to attract more biz to Statesboro

Recently, I toured the site of the proposed Medient Studios off of I-16 in Effingham - A "field of dreams" idea of constructing the world's largest movie studio 30 minutes from Statesboro.

June 23, 2014 | | Business


The Clubhouse is ready to rev in Statesboro

When the Coca-Cola 125 Raceway opens Friday, drivers of all ages - provided they're at least 7 years old and tall enough to reach both the steering wheel and brakes - will be able to experience the thrill of stock car racing in miniature.

June 23, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


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