More than 3,000 visitors are expected to descend upon Statesboro this weekend for the Special Olympics Georgia State Fall Games. One of five statewide competitions held by the organization each year, these games may be the largest in terms of participation.
The Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC) announces a cost share program available for landowners in the Nevils Creek Watershed located near the Bulloch/Screven county line.
Facing as much as a 10-percent reduction in state funding for this academic school year, all of Georgia's technical colleges are implementing a four day work week for its employees as part of an overall cost reduction plan. Ogeechee Technical College enacted its new work schedule last week.
I hope you all enjoyed reading about the resurfacing of Buffalo's Cafe on Lanier Drive last week. The second restaurant on track to come back to Statesboro after an extended absence is Mellow Mushroom.
The Park Avenue Bank announces that Sam Williams, market president for Appling and Jeff Davis counties, was appointed as market president for the Statesboro market as well.
Originally founded in 1982 to help secure equipment and a stadium for Georgia Southern's renewed football program, Southern Boosters, Inc. has evolved into a formidable fundraising arm for Georgia Southern's athletics department.
If all goes as planned, Statesboro will see the opening of its newest hotel, the SpringHill Suites, on Sept. 19. Located on the southwest corner of the Veterans Memorial Parkway and Highway 67 South, the SpringHill Suites will be the largest hotel in Statesboro with 113 rooms.
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.
Eight Bulloch County residents graduated recently from the Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development's Region 12 Multi-Day Training Program.
Humble Abodes, offering "antiques, furniture, home décor and more" opened Black Friday at 39 W. Main Street.
When Arthur Gordon traveled to Metter years ago as editor of the faith-based magazine "Guideposts" to interview Dr. Michael and Audrey Guido for a feature story, he was taken by how simply they lived.
Ken Morris and his family have recently branched out from their long-established business, Heavy Equipment Services, to give Brooklet its own auto parts store for the first time in more than a decade.
For the month of December, in celebration of the Christmas season, I am devoting my columns to honor businesses in our community that are known as much for their heart for giving as they are for their business success.
Sea Island Bank, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently that Steven Sanders was promoted to branch manager and Johnny Martin as promoted to assistant branch manager of the main office.
In two days, we will all gather with family and friends to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. It is a special day for many reasons, but most importantly for allowing us a time to reflect on the bountiful blessings we have all enjoyed over the past year.
In its seventh season, the Mainstreet Farmers Market has set new records in sales for farmers and other vendors, despite still having no roof over shoppers' heads on rainy days.
Sports Destination Management has named The Clubhouse in Statesboro one of the most outstanding venues in the United States.
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