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.
From rumors of increased university enrollment this Fall to a temporary reduction in the overall number of beds available to students on campus, local property managers are not sure what is behind the surge in student apartment and housing rentals for this upcoming school year, but for most, it is a welcome sight.
BB&T announced that Matthew Whitt has joined the Statesboro team as a Business Services Officer. Whitt, who has been with the bank since January, completed BB&T's Leadership Development Program, a six-month training program located in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Bryan Burke, president of Blount, Burke, Wimberly & Hendricks Insurors in Statesboro, was elected president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia at the association's annual meeting on June 14.
Kim Brannen of Sea Island Bank in Statesboro was installed as the 2008-2009 president of Leadership GBA at the association's 48th annual leadership conference earlier this month in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Sponsored by the Georgia Bankers Association, Leadership GBA is comprised of banking leaders from thoughout the state.
CORE Credit Union announces Justin McCartney has become a partner with CORE and CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (CFS) to provide financial planning services to its members.
Creative realtors and developers in Statesboro are following a nationwide trend in designing some wacky and ingenious real estate incentive packages to help lure potential homebuyers and tenants to their properties.
Three months ago, local real estate developers Jerry and Craig Jennings gave many local residents what they were clamoring for – a flea market. Located in a warehouse on Highway 301 North between Zetterower Avenue and Packinghouse Road, the Statesboro Flea Market attracts more than 100 vendors and scores of shoppers each weekend.
Willingway employee earns certification
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.
Bulloch First will break ground on construction of Statesboro's newest bank on Friday at 10 a.m.
Lori Durden, president of Ogeechee Technical College, recently announced that Jan Moore was named the college's vice president for Economic Development.
AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Pat Calhoun announced that three incumbent directors were re-elected to AgSouth's board of directors for four-year terms at last month ...
Farmers & Merchants Bank chairman Gerald Edenfield announced the addition of two Bulloch county business leaders, Jeff Pope and Brett Morgan, to the FMB board of ...
John Roach has joined Synovus/Sea Island Bank as senior vice president/commercial lender. Roach was previously Statesboro market president for Renasant Bank/Heritage Bank ...
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