Recently, the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority ushered in new leadership as Allen Muldrew was named the organization's executive director. A seasoned small business owner and political consultant, Muldrew brings a unique set of skills to his new role.
James M. Anderson and Associates, a Statesboro surveying company announced that Matt Anderson is returning to Statesboro to join the family business.
In what appears to be a sign of difficult financial times, two local car dealerships have closed in Statesboro - Trapnell Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep on Highway 301 South and NeSmith Select on the Veterans Memorial Parkway.
Georgia Southern University released its enrollment figures for the Fall 2008 semester last week showing record growth in enrollment, student retention, and an all-time high average SAT score by incoming freshmen.
In the next few weeks, work is scheduled to begin on another new apartment complex near Georgia Southern University. The Grove in Statesboro is going to be built on a very large parcel in the Market District development behind the Market District Center, home of McAlister's Deli and Blount, Burke, Wimberly, and Hendricks Insurors among others.
Dr. Dawn Cartee, president of Ogeechee Technical College, recently announced the appointment of three new members to Ogeechee Tech's local Board of Directors. Rachel C. Edwards, Ray Lynes McKinney, Jr., and Hoke Reeves, III, were recently installed by Superior Court Judge Gates Peed at a meeting on the College ... ![endif]-->!--[if>!-->![endif]-->!--[if>![endif]-->!--[if>![endif]-->!--[if>
You know that Fall has arrived, and the weather is sure to turn cooler when roadside pumpkin patches spring up. One of the most noted local pumpkin patches belongs to Rick Poppell, owner of Poppell's Produce in Jesup.
In an announcement made by Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue earlier this month, F. Thomas "Tommy" David of Statesboro was named an At Large Representative for the Board of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
The wait for Statesboro shoppers is nearly over as seven stores in the Statesboro Crossing retail shopping development are poised to open in the next two weeks. Located at the corner of Brannen Street and the Veterans Memorial Parkway, Statesboro Crossing is the largest retail development constructed in Statesboro since the Statesboro Mall was built in the early 1970's.
Georgia Southern students are encouraged to "think global, act local" at the university's first Student Sustainability Summit Oct. 23-25.
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.
Starting in October, AgSouth Farm Credit in Statesboro will join a new training program aimed at helping beginning and young farmers.
Valentine's Day is Saturday, and many businesses have offered ways to please your significant other for weeks now. But one group of merchandisers experiences a rush around Feb. 14 unlike other trades - the floral business.
"There are two people in your life, your mother and your sweetie, that must be taken very good care of, and there is no better holiday to do this than Valentine's Day," said John Hatcher, co-owner of the Hen House in the Statesboro Mall.
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