This past weekend, we were the recipients of a "million dollar rain". That's right. According to local University of Georgia county agent Wes Harris, it was a well timed and much needed deluge that may lay the foundation for a good growing season for local farmers.
Known for its sweet Vidalia onion production, Gerrald Farms on Highway 24 East in Statesboro has quietly become one of the largest producers of carrots in North America.
First Southern National Bank has hired Mark Hynko as senior vice president of the bank.
David P. Beaubien, president of Citizens Bank of Bulloch County, recently announced the creation of a local board of directors. The appointed members represent a variety of area professions and related affiliations. Beaubien will also serve on the Bulloch County Board of Citizens Bank to direct the experienced group of advisors.
Statesboro's construction industry has received a much needed "shot in the arm" from a major student housing project being built on Lanier Drive just outside of the Veterans Memorial Parkway.
I pass this location almost every day and think to myself, if I just had the "guts," I would open Jan Moore's Chicken Shack. But I don't, and I didn't, and someone with far more entrepreneurial fortitude than I has beaten me to the punch.
East Georgia Regional Medical Center recently announced the addition of five new physicians to its staff.
Inspired by the presidential election of 2008 in which healthcare services for the uninsured became a hotly debated topic, two Georgia Southern students decided to form an organization to address that issue on a local level.
When East Georgia Regional Medical Center upgraded to a state-of-the-art General Electric 1.5 TESLA high definition Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner in 2008, it allowed the 150-bed hospital to offer superior medical diagnostic capabilities which are often only found in elite teaching hospitals.
Six Georgia Southern University honors students will begin a unique spring break next week when they depart Statesboro for a trip to Northern Ireland. They students will tour, volunteer and spend St. Patrick's Day working alongside some of the country's most notable artists.
Local businessman Ken Whitaker recently sold his company Whitaker Motors to one of the largest metal recyclers in the southeast. This past January, East Point, Georgia based Newell Recycling bought the company with the intent of turning the Highway 301 South location into a collection station to feed its giant "shredder" located at the Savannah Port.
First Southern National Bank announces the promotion of Audrey Russell to Loan Administration Officer. She will continue working in the Credit Department analyzing credit and performing loan reviews. In addition, she will manage the bank's special assets and perform other duties as needed in loan administration.
A name that is synonymous with Georgia Southern football and its winning tradition is about to change. Southern Boosters, Inc., the fund raising arm of Georgia Southern University athletics, is now the Georgia Southern Athletic Foundation, Inc.
Statesboro's Wise Nurseries recently donated more than 8,600 perennials, shrubs and trees worth $92,000 to Georgia Southern University. The gift represents the largest single gift of plants to "green" the campus.
Georgia Southern University announced that its Spring Semester enrollment reached 16,664 - an increase of 804 students, or more than five percent, from a year ago.
Bulloch First, a division of the Citizens Bank of Swainsboro, announces that Gay Dailey has joined the team of bankers in Statesboro.
Optim Orthopedics, a leading orthopedic provider in southeast Georgia, adds orthopedist Gregory
Led by longtime president Lannie Lee, the Bulloch County Farm Bureau was recognized recently for its outstanding member programs, during the Georgia Farm Bureau 7th ...
Michelle Smith Lank, director of A Kid's World Learning Center in Statesboro, was selected recently as a member of the inaugural Quality Rated Advisory ...
Georgia employers can now take advantage of new tax credits when they support employees' successful completion of a General Educational Development (GED) test. The Technical ...
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