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.
Willow Pond Senior Living Community named Jenny Lynn Anderson recently its new executive director.
A Wild Wing Cafe will be built in Statesboro over the next few months by a local entrepreneur with deep experience in both the brand and the Statesboro fast food scene.
Jimmy Franklin, a partner in the Statesboro law firm of Franklin, Taulbee, Rushing, Snipes and Marsh, was elected recently president of the Georgia Bar Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the Supreme Court of Georgia.
For its first 30 years, RJ's Seafood & Steaks served only lunch and dinner. Then, when Snooky's, the iconic restaurant around the corner, closed at age 41 in February 2012, RJ's adopted its orphaned breakfast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Vidalia Onion Committee is currently seeking nominations for their grower Board of Directors. The committee elects four new members each year as part of an annual process. There are currently four member spots and four alternate board spots available.
In the 1930s, while selling insurance in Waycross, Loy A. Waters Sr. called on the owner of a local furniture store. He thought it was an interesting business model and decided to move back home to Twin City and open L.A. Waters furniture in 1934.
Measuring about 500 square feet, Gifted is one of the smallest stores you're likely to read about here, but it has a highly visible location - inside East Georgia Regional Medical Center.
No more worrying if you remembered everything the doctor said.
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.
Today, 12 years ago, my life's priorities changed dramatically when my wife's doctor uttered three words, "you have cancer."
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