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.
As the demands of attracting convention business become more and more competitive between potential sites, the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) is trying to meet these new demands on a greatly reduced budget.
The Georgia Retail Association recently elected Anthony Waters to the position of chairman of the board of directors during their Annual Meeting and Legislative Conference on Saint Simons Island. The Georgia Retail Association, a 47-year-old organization, is dedicated to supporting the retail industry in Georgia, and is comprised of many of the nation's major retailers as well as small retailers throughout Georgia.