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Optimistic about the future

Since falling under a Consent Order issued by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in February 2012, Statesboro-based Farmers & Merchants Bank has made significant strides in addressing regulator concerns and returning to profitability.

August 26, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


A masterpiece of beer

With the interest in "craft" beers reaching an almost frenzied pace across the country, Van Gogh's has become Statesboro's first restaurant with a microbrewery.

August 19, 2013 | Jan Moore | Business


Ga. lawyers earn national awards

The Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia received several national Awards of Achievement during the American Bar Association's annual meeting earlier this month in San Francisco.

August 19, 2013 | Special to the Herald | Business


Developing a true passion

Bradley Odom started jogging in 2010, hoping to get into shape and feel better. Within weeks Odom had lost a significant amount of weight and developed a true passion for running.

August 12, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Verizon building on Snooky's site

The former location of Snooky's Restaurant is undergoing demolition and major renovation making way for a new Verizon franchise store slated to open October 1. This will be Wireless One Management, LLC's ninth Verizon franchise store, and its first in Statesboro.

August 05, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Eagle Creek now on tap

With more than 300 friends and family in attendance, Eagle Creek Brewing Company played host to a "Friends and Family Tour Tasting" event celebrating its first round of product distribution into the market place.

July 29, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Marking a milestone at Sears

Gary Cooler began his career with Sears while in high school in 1971, delivering merchandise for its catalogue store in Beaufort, S.C. Cooler is celebrating his 42nd year with the company, and the 20th anniversary of the Statesboro Sears Hometown Store which he opened in 1993.

July 22, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Franklin Chevrolet celebrates its new showroom

Franklin Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC held the official grand opening celebration of its new showroom on Northside Drive last Thursday. The state-of-the-art dealership features a more open floor plan creating more space in the showroom, a large customer lounge including free Wi-Fi, media stations and a children's play area.

July 22, 2013 | Special to the Herald | Business


Rainfall hurting Splash

With rainy days in abundance this summer, Splash in the Boro is experiencing a significant drop in attendance and, consequently, revenue.

July 15, 2013 | Jan Moore | Business


Three earn promotions at HeritageBank of the South

HeritageBank of the South announces the recent promotions of Nan Akins, Matthew Huling and Wes Simmons, according to John A. Roach, Statesboro market president.

July 09, 2013 | Special to the Herald | Business


Parker has big expansion plans for Boro

Savannah entrepreneur Greg Parker said he is excited to bring what he describes as a progressive vision of convenience stores to the Statesboro market. Slated to open in mid-July, Parker purchased and is renovating the former Neighbor's convenience store next to Applebee's on Highway 80 East.

July 01, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Sharri Edenfield set to lead Ga. Young Lawyers

V. Sharon "Sharri" Edenfield of Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, P.C., in Statesboro was installed as president-elect of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia on June 21 during the organization's annual meeting.

July 01, 2013 | Special to the Herald | Business


Great Dane's first 'baby'

Great Dane recently completed production of Celadon Group's first refrigerated trailer, part of a 200-reefer order being built in Great Dane's newest manufacturing facility, located in Statesboro's Gateway Industrial Park.

June 24, 2013 | Jan Moore | Business


'Revive, refresh, reclaim'

With a shared love of reviving furniture, Debbie Westbrooks and Jamie Lott have opened Nostalgia on North Main Street in Statesboro.

June 17, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Coming back downtown

With renovations nearing completion on Magnolia Village and construction of the Village at Midtown in its final stages, Bryan Davis of Hendley Properties confirmed that all of the units in each complex are leased.

June 10, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


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Articles by Section - Business


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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