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.
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.
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.
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.
Red Boar Bar-B-Que combines one man's home-cooked love of barbecuing with another's knowledge of the restaurant business.
A workshop designed to inform employers on their rights and responsibilities regarding hiring people with disabilities will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, in Statesboro.
"We like to say that it's 'love and devotion,' but it really is 'Leona and David,'" says Leona Gerrald.
Your Pie brought its down-the-line pizza concept to Statesboro more than two years ago. Now the franchise has a new owner who finds himself a match for the young and growing, Georgia-born brand.
If all goes as planned, in about a year downtown Statesboro should be home to a "fab lab" where cutting-edge technology such as 3-D printing will help birth not just new businesses, but new ideas.
Farmers & Merchants Bank recently announced the promotion of three employees.
Lee, Hill & Johnston Insurors was recognized by Auto-Owners Insurance as one of its top 10 growth agencies in Georgia. The Statesboro-based insurance group was honored at a meeting of regional associates in Duluth.
For a second consecutive year, their vineyards have yielded so many muscadines that the Meinhardts will not need to buy grapes from other growers to fulfill the expected demand for hearty red Southern Eagle, peachy Pesca and the rest of the 20 wines they bottle.
Darin Van Tassell is a professor, coach, businessman and president of the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau. Now, you can add foodie entrepreneur as Van Tassell embarks on his latest venture, making and bottling Dia's Clubhouse Greek Dressing and Marinade.
Bulloch Telephone Cooperative was established in 1954 and is the only locally owned Telecommunications Company in Bulloch County.
The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration was recently named one of Newsweek's 12 Top Business Schools of 2014. The recognition comes on the helm of the College being named as one of the nation's Top 30 Best Online MBA Programs by BestColleges.com
The owners of the Statesboro Mall and three Statesboro shopping centers, Jim Hull and Barry Storey, have announced the formation of two new entities, Hull Property Group and BLS Holdings Group LL, with the goal of allowing each individual the opportunity to pursue specialized interests.
Southern Boys BBQ, open just six weeks, is catering tailgating traditions that have been going on longer than it has been in business.
Vaden Automotive Group was named recently the "2014 F&I Dealer of the Year" by "F&I and Showroom Magazine" for achievements in Finance and Insurance profitability and commitment to regulatory compliance.
It's been 40 years, and NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC is still trucking.
When my daughter Edie Grace was 5, her favorite Disney movie was "Ice Princess." She must have watched that movie a thousand times before she actually had the opportunity to hit the ice.
Seldom do all of Party Harbor's more than 50 inflatable attractions - including pirate- and princess-themed bounce houses, waterslides and the latest combo unit based on a Disney movie - appear in one location. But they'll all be set up Saturday and Sunday at Party Harbor's Inflatable Festival.
This week, Walmart Distribution Center #6061 will celebrate its 20th anniversary in Bulloch County.
A new cooperative project between East Georgia Regional Medical Center and Emory University links the Statesboro hospital's ICU by audio, video and continuous computer charting of patients' vital signs to Emory's 24/7 critical care medical staff.
Stereotypically in the South, if you hear someone refer to a man as "Bubba," you immediately have visions of "Larry the Cable Guy" and banjo music. Thanks to a new generation of southern Bubbas, that perception is changing.
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