In what appears to be a sign of difficult financial times, two local car dealerships have closed in Statesboro - Trapnell Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep on Highway 301 South and NeSmith Select on the Veterans Memorial Parkway.
Georgia Southern University released its enrollment figures for the Fall 2008 semester last week showing record growth in enrollment, student retention, and an all-time high average SAT score by incoming freshmen.
In the next few weeks, work is scheduled to begin on another new apartment complex near Georgia Southern University. The Grove in Statesboro is going to be built on a very large parcel in the Market District development behind the Market District Center, home of McAlister's Deli and Blount, Burke, Wimberly, and Hendricks Insurors among others.
Dr. Dawn Cartee, president of Ogeechee Technical College, recently announced the appointment of three new members to Ogeechee Tech's local Board of Directors. Rachel C. Edwards, Ray Lynes McKinney, Jr., and Hoke Reeves, III, were recently installed by Superior Court Judge Gates Peed at a meeting on the College ... ![endif]-->!--[if>!-->![endif]-->!--[if>![endif]-->!--[if>![endif]-->!--[if>
You know that Fall has arrived, and the weather is sure to turn cooler when roadside pumpkin patches spring up. One of the most noted local pumpkin patches belongs to Rick Poppell, owner of Poppell's Produce in Jesup.
In an announcement made by Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue earlier this month, F. Thomas "Tommy" David of Statesboro was named an At Large Representative for the Board of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
The wait for Statesboro shoppers is nearly over as seven stores in the Statesboro Crossing retail shopping development are poised to open in the next two weeks. Located at the corner of Brannen Street and the Veterans Memorial Parkway, Statesboro Crossing is the largest retail development constructed in Statesboro since the Statesboro Mall was built in the early 1970's.
Georgia Southern students are encouraged to "think global, act local" at the university's first Student Sustainability Summit Oct. 23-25.
More than 3,000 visitors are expected to descend upon Statesboro this weekend for the Special Olympics Georgia State Fall Games. One of five statewide competitions held by the organization each year, these games may be the largest in terms of participation.
The Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC) announces a cost share program available for landowners in the Nevils Creek Watershed located near the Bulloch/Screven county line.
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.
When local investor Bob Bryan purchased the 110-acre tract of land from the Hill family that now houses East Georgia Regional Medical Center and the Market District nearly two decades ago, most folks thought he had lost his mind.
While holding onto its first flouring, if you will, in Portal, the Cotton Patch Bakery has put on new growth with the Cotton Patch Bakery & Deli at 3000 Northside Drive West in Statesboro.
MILLEN - The Korean-based Wells Lighting company's decision to place its North American headquarters and factory in Millen promises to breathe life into a long-vacant industrial building and create 200 jobs, and potentially more, for Jenkins County and the surrounding area.
There are few decisions for new parents more challenging than finding high quality, safe child care.
Previously a family home, the building being extensively renovated on Savannah Avenue near the Zetterower Avenue intersection will be the first office of the Statesboro Bank, a division of the Glennville Bank.
On March 27, 1990, Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley opened their first Zaxby's restaurant just 83 steps from where Statesboro's newest Zaxby's now sits.
Hunter Creek Cattle Company of Brooklet took home the prize for best meat product at the University of Georgia's 2015 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest.
The Clyde's Market in Portal will soon do a vanishing act, but should reappear over the next four months as an all-new store with a full-size deli and state-of-the-art gas pumps.
When Dr. Dawn Cartee took over Ogeechee Technical College nearly eight years ago as the institution's fourth president, she created a pretty impressive "to-do" list. At the top of the list was one large goal - accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
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