The Bulloch County Farm Bureau recently presented a check for $500 to Ogeechee Technical College and the Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc. for use in funding an Agribusiness scholarship.
Rising food and energy costs combined with cuts in state funding have local education administrators focusing on operational efficiencies and cost cutting measures.
Lynn Bowen recently was named as executive director for the Bulloch County Chapter of the American Red Cross Disaster Services.
Stephen M. Jordan, M.D., C.M.D. has been awarded the 2008 annual Medical Director Quality Award. This award is given jointly by the Georgia Health Care Association, the Georgia Medical Directors Association and the Georgia Medical Care Foundation. It recognizes the Medical Director who has demonstrated knowledge and activities that promote Quality Improvement in patient care in Georgia skilled nursing centers. "Dr. Jordan was selected for this award from an impressive list of nominations of Medical Directors in Georgia." said Perry Kemp, executive director of the Georgia Medical Directors Association. "His desire to lead all of his nursing ...
What some local residents view as a nuisance is a welcome sight to local business owners. Georgia Southern students have returned in record numbers for Fall semester bringing their pocket books and wallets with them.
As the demands of attracting convention business become more and more competitive between potential sites, the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) is trying to meet these new demands on a greatly reduced budget.
The Georgia Retail Association recently elected Anthony Waters to the position of chairman of the board of directors during their Annual Meeting and Legislative Conference on Saint Simons Island. The Georgia Retail Association, a 47-year-old organization, is dedicated to supporting the retail industry in Georgia, and is comprised of many of the nation's major retailers as well as small retailers throughout Georgia.
From rumors of increased university enrollment this Fall to a temporary reduction in the overall number of beds available to students on campus, local property managers are not sure what is behind the surge in student apartment and housing rentals for this upcoming school year, but for most, it is a welcome sight.
BB&T announced that Matthew Whitt has joined the Statesboro team as a Business Services Officer. Whitt, who has been with the bank since January, completed BB&T's Leadership Development Program, a six-month training program located in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Bryan Burke, president of Blount, Burke, Wimberly & Hendricks Insurors in Statesboro, was elected president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia at the association's annual meeting on June 14.
Kim Brannen of Sea Island Bank in Statesboro was installed as the 2008-2009 president of Leadership GBA at the association's 48th annual leadership conference earlier this month in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Sponsored by the Georgia Bankers Association, Leadership GBA is comprised of banking leaders from thoughout the state.
CORE Credit Union announces Justin McCartney has become a partner with CORE and CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (CFS) to provide financial planning services to its members.
Creative realtors and developers in Statesboro are following a nationwide trend in designing some wacky and ingenious real estate incentive packages to help lure potential homebuyers and tenants to their properties.
Three months ago, local real estate developers Jerry and Craig Jennings gave many local residents what they were clamoring for – a flea market. Located in a warehouse on Highway 301 North between Zetterower Avenue and Packinghouse Road, the Statesboro Flea Market attracts more than 100 vendors and scores of shoppers each weekend.
Willingway employee earns certification
Sports Destination Management has named The Clubhouse in Statesboro one of the most outstanding venues in the United States.
The City of Statesboro recently honored Peggy Chapman for her outstanding contributions to the city and to the Statesboro Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Whitfield Signs, which helps other businesses and organizations gain exposure and brand-recognition, is gaining an enviable level of exposure because of one major client, Georgia Southern University Athletics.
Recently, my pastor Scott Moore spoke to us on the blessings of wealth. In that sermon, he explained that if you have a car, you're inside the top 10 percent of the world's wealthiest people and if you have Internet at home you're inside the top 3 percent.
The Georgia Southern Business Innovation Group (BIG) will participate in "Global Entrepreneurship Week," Nov. 17-22. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), a Kauffman Foundation initiative, is a worldwide celebration of the innovators and job creators that bring ideas to life.
In 2006, Bethany Assisted Living Inc. was the recipient of a major gift from the Gesmon Neville Family. Coupled with a partial purchase, Bethany was able to acquire the single largest undeveloped tract of real property within the city limits of Statesboro, known as the Neville Family Farm.
Wall Orthodontics relocated to its new office this week at 1512 Brampton Ave., beside the new Parker's. It is beautifully designed, and I believe it will enhance their clients' experiences along with increasing efficiency.
When the Fab Lab, devoted to developing ideas for new products and businesses, opens in the building next to Georgia Southern University's existing City Campus in downtown Statesboro, the alley between the two will be transformed into an open-ended "outdoor room" with a glass roof.
For nearly 30 years, my wife, Lori, and I have operated Lori Grice Photography on East Main Street in downtown Statesboro. We have seen the ebb and flow of businesses in the core of downtown. We understand the struggle of operating a small business, especially on Main Street. There are both challenges and rewards in doing so. Each of us who chooses to operate a businesses in the core of downtown has made a special commitment to our community to invest in, and continue to work toward, maintaining a thriving downtown.
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