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.
Business After Hours coordinated by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce is a monthly event not to be missed by many local business people and community leaders.
Three's the charm, or so we hope.
Founded in 1967 by Hal C. Waters, Statesboro Transfer & Storage Company has become one of the largest providers of storage space in the southeast for deployed military personnel.
I think that most people would agree that now would be a tough time to fund raise for a cause or for an organization. The media tells us that everyone is tightening their belts, saving more, and becoming downright miserly.
Zippy Duvall, president of the Georgia Farm Bureau, will be the featured speaker during the annual Agribusiness Luncheon sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon is set for noon on Thursday, March 19 at R.J.'s Steakery Restaurant.
A free, public forum on how southeast Georgia can prosper despite a struggling national economy will be held on Thursday, beginning at 6 p.m. in the College of Information Technology Auditorium on the Georgia Southern University campus.
First Southern National Bank has launched its newly re-designed Web site, www.first-southern.com. The state-of-the-art site is easier to navigate, user friendly, and includes product and service information, as well as news and details of the bank's green policy. In addition, the newly integrated content management system (CMS) allows First Southern to apprise customers of up-to-the-minute updates, new products and services, news flashes, security alerts, and events at the bank and in the community.