The unemployment rate dropped by more than a percentage point in Bulloch County during the past year, just as it did in Georgia overall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
More than 50 people, including business owners, civic leaders and city officials, met last Thursday evening to explore ideas for revitalizing South Main Street.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
H.A. Sack Co., Inc. just celebrated going more than one million hours without a lost time injury.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Virna's Café is bringing new flavors to downtown Brooklet, where it is becoming a gathering place and music venue.
Hands down, the Andy Griffith Show is my favorite TV show.
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