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GSU students’ return revs economic engine

With enrollment numbers continuing to climb at Georgia Southern University, local business owners and utility providers are using various means to service the increase in business when students come back to Statesboro.

September 03, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Gary Davis named to Farmers & Merchants Board

Gary Davis has been named as the newest member to serve on the Board of Directors of Farmers and Merchants Bank. The announcement was made by FMB President, Ricky Nessmith.

September 03, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


New hotels on the rise in the Boro

Statesboro's hotel industry is undergoing a major change as construction of two large hotels begins in earnest. A full service Holiday Inn is being built on the Statesboro Bypass at the corner of Brannen Street and the Bypass, and a Spring Hill Suites is going in on the southwest corner of Highway 67 and the Bypass.

August 28, 2007 | Jan Moore | Business


FMB proud part of community

Chartered in 1948 with $25,000 in capital and 250 shares, Bulloch County-based Farmers & Merchants Bank now sits solidly as Statesboro's third largest bank with deposits of more than $188 million.

August 22, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Wade Elliott joins Edward Jones firm in Statesboro

Edward Jones financial advisor Tom Armstrong announced today that a second financial advisor, Wade Elliott, has joined his office in Statesboro.

August 21, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


Willingway's strong reputation

Nestled serenely among a stand of pine trees on Jones Mill Road is a hospital that has quietly grown to be one of the most respected nationwide in the field of alcohol and drug addiction treatment. Since 1971, Willingway Hospital has played host to over 20,000 patients, many of whom have decided to remain in Statesboro to continue both their treatment and their lives.

August 14, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Rozier back as FMB Board chair

Frank C. Rozier III has returned to the chairmanship of the Board of Directors of FMB Equibanc, Inc and Farmers and Merchants Bank. He succeeds R. Earl Dabbs who is retiring from the board after having served as board chairman for the past two years.

August 13, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


A vision for downtown's future

With new leadership firmly in place, the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority (DSDA) and Main Street Statesboro have positioned themselves to begin another chapter of redevelopment in Statesboro's city center.

August 07, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Statesboro native earns tenure at U. of Kentucky

Kelly M. Smith, PharmD, was granted tenure in her role as associate professor, pharmacy practice and science, at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.

August 06, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


Hoke Reeves appointed to OTC Executive Board

Dr. Dawn Cartee, president of Ogeechee Technical College, has announced that the Executive Board of the Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc. has appointed Hoke S. Reeves to the office of secretary of the foundation effective July 1.

July 31, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


Sharri Edenfield honored by Young Lawyers

V. Sharon "Sharri" Edenfield of Statesboro was honored for her outstanding service by the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia during the organization's annual meeting June 14-16 at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

July 31, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


Business Focus: Practitioner offers different approach

By LUKE MARTIN

July 31, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Business


Window cleaning no ‘Great Pane’

Statesboro resident Brian Welker made the best of a bad situation when he started washing windows 15 years ago.

July 24, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Local Business Briefs

Jon Johnson joins Viracon Statesboro

July 23, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


Organic farming plants in Bulloch

For different reasons, two Bulloch County farm families have come to the same conclusion, growing produce organically is the future for them. Al Clark, owner of Clark & Sons Organics in Portal, recently received state certification to grow organic produce on eight of his 100 acres. Jim and Connie Hayes, owners of Healthy Hollow Farm near Stilson, are awaiting certification this fall of 20 acres within their 600 acre farm.

July 17, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


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Electric co-ops increase solar capacity

An agreement to buy the full output of a 20-megawatt solar project planned for construction in southeast Georgia will increase Green Power EMC's ability to deliver electricity from renewable sources by more than 60 percent.

July 28, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Sack Co.: 1 million hours and counting

H.A. Sack Co., Inc. just celebrated going more than one million hours without a lost time injury.

July 28, 2014 | | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New 'Mugs and Movies' is very impressive

Over the past couple of months, Carmike Cinema 12 in Statesboro has undergone extensive exterior and interior renovations. If you have been over that way, you have noticed the repainted exterior of the building. Inside, you will also see fresh paint, wallpaper and bathroom renovations.

July 22, 2014 | | Business


Millen private prison brings jobs, cash

MILLEN - When Corrections Corporation of America built a private prison just outside Millen, officials hailed it as a boon to Jenkins County's economy, then suffering from unemployment hovering near 20 percent.

July 14, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Holtze sells Quality Inn; will stay in Statesboro

Everyone seems to be focused on cleaning up and redeveloping the "Blue Mile," also known as South Main Street from the County Courthouse to the main entrance of Georgia Southern.

July 14, 2014 | | Business


Statesboro architect to restore Tybee theater

Statesboro Architect Kevin Palmer of Palmer Architects has been retained by the Friends of Tybee Theater to complete the design and restoration of the Tybee Post Theater on Tybee Island.

July 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


Ken's IGA expands in Brooklet

In business for 36 years and a landmark at its current location for 20, Ken's IGA in Brooklet recently completed its largest store expansion so far, growing from a corner grocery to more of a supermarket, with wider aisles and a new abundance of dairy products and frozen foods.

July 07, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Virna’s Café brings international flair

Virna's Café is bringing new flavors to downtown Brooklet, where it is becoming a gathering place and music venue.

July 07, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Brooklet is Bulloch's growing small town

Hands down, the Andy Griffith Show is my favorite TV show.

July 07, 2014 | | Business


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