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Willingway employee earns certification

August 11, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Business

BUILD gives students a head start on college career

This week, 80 Georgia Southern University freshmen will begin their college career with BUILD, a volunteer leadership and service opportunity that gives them a head start on their college experience. It is the third year Southern Pathways has conducted BUILD, an acronym that stands for Building Undergraduate Involvement in Leadership Development.

August 11, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business

GSU names Ronald Core its interim VP for finance

Georgia Southern University has named Ronald J. Core, Ed.D. as interim vice president of business and finance. He replaces Joe Franklin who recently retired following a distinguished career at the institution.

Dr. Core, who has 33 years of experience in higher education administration, previously served as vice president of business and finance at Georgia Southern University from 1997-2004. Prior to returning to Georgia Southern University, Dr. Core served as vice chancellor of business affairs for University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNC Wilmington) with an enrollment of more than 12,000 students. While at UNC Wilmington, Dr. Core was responsible ...

August 04, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business

Franklin shines in tough times

Even as the auto industry struggles mightily in the face of a shrinking American economy, local automotive dealer Robbie Franklin continues to walk with a spring in his step and a gleam in his eyes.

August 04, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Breaking barriers in the Boro

Last week's installation of Lynda Williamson as the first female president of the Rotary Club of Statesboro proved to be a celebrated milestone of just how far women have come as respected professionals in Statesboro's business community.

July 29, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Whimisical idea for a business

What do you get when you mix an interior designer, an artist, paint, wood and some creative juice? Yard Whimzees. The new Statesboro business was started by Liz Marsh and Donna Purvis.

July 23, 2008 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Business

Lifeblood of Boro summer - air conditioning

Working in temperatures that regularly exceed 140 degrees, local air conditioning repair technicians face extreme working conditions as the summer heat settles in.

July 14, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business

In a tough economy, local job fair helps

More than 600 job seekers gathered at Georgia Southern's Nessmith-Lane Building last week for the 2008 Southeast Georgia Regional Job Fair and Career Expo.

July 10, 2008 | By ARAINA REAVES | Business

Steven Snell joins Sea Island Bank office in Metter

Metter native Steven Snell has joined the staff of Sea Island Bank as a consumer and small business lender according to an announcement by Billy Patterson Jr, senior vice president and city executive of the bank's Metter office.

June 30, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business

New Holiday Inn opens in Statesboro

With today's opening of the new, full-service Holiday Inn at the intersection of the Veteran's Parkway and Brannen Street, Statesboro has entered a new era in hotel lodging.

June 30, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Roy Akins: Works hard, gets 'lucky'

When Roy Akins opened Southeastern Marketing Advertising & Public Relations in 1984, some local residents thought Akins had made a mistake.

June 23, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Bulloch Telephone reports solid growth in 2007

A capacity crowd of more than 400 attended Bulloch Telephone Cooperative's annual meeting last month at the Russell Union Theater on the campus of Georgia Southern University. There were 307 members who received a $10 credit on next month's telephone bill by attending the meeting.

June 23, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business

Statesboro real estate gets boost from GSU growth in 1990s

Like millions of Americans, residents of Bulloch County rode the real estate wave in the 1990s. But unlike many communities, Statesboro claimed a growing college, which helped to accelerate the economic boom in the area.

June 16, 2008 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Business

Real Estate evolves in the Boro

(Note: The following is the first of two articles looking back at how the real estate industry changed through the years in Statesboro and Bulloch County. The next article will appear in next week's Business Monday section.)

June 09, 2008 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Business

Demand at Boro airport grows

With the recent completion of a new corporate hangar for jets, the Statesboro/Bulloch County Airport (SBCA) has become a strong alternative to the Savannah Airport for companies and recreational flyers looking for a place to park their planes.

June 02, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business

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Averitt Center adds Harvey, Adams with eye on future

The Averitt Center for the Arts added recently two employees to the team in an effort to fulfill the mission of the organization.

October 12, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business

Gay Dailey joins Bulloch First as VP of operations

Bulloch First, a division of the Citizens Bank of Swainsboro, announces that Gay Dailey has joined the team of bankers in Statesboro.

October 05, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business

Optim Orthopedics adds fellowship-trained surgeon

Optim Orthopedics, a leading orthopedic provider in southeast Georgia, adds orthopedist Gregory

September 28, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business

Bulloch Farm Bureau earns honors

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 ...

September 21, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business

State picks A Kid's World director

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 ...

September 21, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business


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