During the annual grants meeting of the Georgia Bar Foundation earlier this month, Statesboro attorney Jimmy Franklin was honored for his two years of service as Bar president and $472,274 was awarded in grants to Atlanta Legal Aid and Georgia Legal Services.
The Rotary Club of Statesboro, a member club of Rotary International, a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service and encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, announces the selection of a new president, eight new officers and six directors for the 2015-16 Rotary year.
Brian Dart to help Bank of America customers in Boro
Every day, Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber President Phyllis Thompson understands that one of her most important roles is simply showing up.
Rep. Jan Tankersley introduced a bill that will become law July 1 to streamline how barbers and cosmetologists are regulated in Georgia.
Over the past three decades, Statesboro has seen the transition slowly evolve from a community dominated by locally owned, landmark restaurants to a community being dominated by national franchises.
Brannen Morton joins Herald staff as digital specialist
SAVANNAH - The top executive over Georgia's seaports in Savannah and Brunswick said he expects another record-breaking fiscal year following a busy spring in which East Coast ports benefited from a labor dispute on the West Coast.
Brannen Smith with Sea Island Bank, a divison of Synovus Bank in Statesboro has graduated from the Georgia Banking School. The graduation ceremony took place May 8 at the Georgia Center's UGA Hotel and Conference Center in Athens. Smith also was chosen as the Graduate of Distinction from his graduating class.
Sea Island Bank, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently that Tina Haranda was promoted to assistant vice president and assistant branch manager of the Main Office Branch.
Current and former members of AgSouth Farm Credit received nearly $44 million in two separate distributions this spring. Customers in Bryan, Bulloch, Candler, Emanuel, Evans, and Jenkins counties received more than $1.3 million in cash.
When local investor Bob Bryan purchased the 110-acre tract of land from the Hill family that now houses East Georgia Regional Medical Center and the Market District nearly two decades ago, most folks thought he had lost his mind.
While holding onto its first flouring, if you will, in Portal, the Cotton Patch Bakery has put on new growth with the Cotton Patch Bakery & Deli at 3000 Northside Drive West in Statesboro.
MILLEN - The Korean-based Wells Lighting company's decision to place its North American headquarters and factory in Millen promises to breathe life into a long-vacant industrial building and create 200 jobs, and potentially more, for Jenkins County and the surrounding area.
There are few decisions for new parents more challenging than finding high quality, safe child care.
Earlier this month, the University of Georgia and its Alumni Association released the 40 Under 40 Class of 2016, which includes two Statesboro residents.
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