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Spotlight turns to hiring

The unemployment rate dropped by more than a percentage point in Bulloch County during the past year, just as it did in Georgia overall.

March 24, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


From deep roots, new offshoots

With his purchase of J.B. Anderson Peanut & Grain Co. on the last day of 2012, Kevin Deal diversified his business portfolio from farming to include wholesale and retail agribusiness too. Investments he continues to make are aimed at revitalizing and expanding the long established company in Nevils.

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


Transition in podiatric care

With the retirement of podiatrist Dr. Robert W. Cushner, Atlantic Foot & Ankle Specialists has purchased his Family Podiatry Center and will now have two locations in Statesboro, but with different schedules.

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


Lemondrop goes organic

Dawn Lemon sets a small flour mill, which resembles a food processor but is taller, atop a counter and pours in a cupful of organic, hard red winter wheat. With an electromechanical whir, the machine in a couple of minutes yields a cup and a half of flour.

February 24, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


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


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Electric co-ops increase solar capacity

An agreement to buy the full output of a 20-megawatt solar project planned for construction in southeast Georgia will increase Green Power EMC's ability to deliver electricity from renewable sources by more than 60 percent.

July 28, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Sack Co.: 1 million hours and counting

H.A. Sack Co., Inc. just celebrated going more than one million hours without a lost time injury.

July 28, 2014 | | 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


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