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Entrepreneur has ‘sunny’ plan

Local businessman and self-proclaimed inventor Isaac Boatwright is hoping that years of hard work will pay off in a patent for his invention - the Power Visor. Boatwright recently submitted paperwork on the Power Visor to the United States Patents Office and is expecting a patent pending number in the next two months.

November 06, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Certificate course offered for human resource employees

An upcoming certificate course offered by Georgia Southern University will review core employment knowledge needed by human resource personnel, office and division managers, and business owners.

November 05, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


Behind the business of the Fair

For the past 29 years, Amusements of America has brought part of its traveling amusement park to Statesboro for the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. One of a handful of very large mobile carnival companies in America, Amusements of America is one of the oldest of its kind in operation.

October 29, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Bulloch Business briefs

Ryan Burns joins First Southern

October 29, 2007 | | Business


Tattoos more acceptable, profitable

Once upon a time, tattoos were taboo. A man with a tattoo was considered rakish and women simply did not have one.

October 22, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Business


Local Business Briefs

Abbott-Ooms joins Ben Farmer Realty

October 15, 2007 | From staff reports | Business


Mill Creek 'ponies' up for future

Carol Lind and Robert Bryan have turned their passion for horses into an 18,000- square-foot, state-of-the art facility for boarding horses and teaching horseback riding. The culmination of a 13 year journey, Mill Creek Ponies is home to a phenomenal facility in the very competitive world of Hunt seat horseback riding.

October 15, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


OTC wants ‘secret’ to get out

Often overshadowed by its university neighbor, Ogeechee Technical College's star is clearly on the rise as enrollment is expected to eclipse 2,000 students this fall under the guidance of its president, Dr. Dawn Cartee.

October 08, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Convention and Visitors Bureau gives tourism awards

The Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) staff and Board of Directors hosted their Annual Meeting recently at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Center and awarded two Bulloch County citizens annual tourism awards.

October 08, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


Managing editor of AJC speaking at Georgia Southern

Bert Roughton Jr., managing editor of the print version of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, will visit Georgia Southern University Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m., to present this year's Norman Fries Distinguished Lecture. His presentation, which is free and open to the public, will take place at the Performing Arts Center, corner of Chandler and Plant Roads.

October 01, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


Boro accountant leads state ‘society’

Certified public accountant Paula Mooney has earned the ultimate respect of her fellow professionals while carving an unusual niche in her profession. A sole practitioner working primarily as a consultant, Mooney was recently installed as the president of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA).

October 01, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Hodges family builds strong restaurant business

Quietly, garnering little to no attention, the Inman Hodges family has built a mini-empire of 19 quick-serve restaurants from their unassuming offices on North Main Street in Statesboro. The Hodges have turned a single franchise agreement made with the Kentucky Fried Chicken Company (KFC) more than 40 years ago into an enviable empire of fast-food restaurants stretching from Hampton, S.C., to Brunswick in South Georgia.

September 26, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Local Business Briefs

Tracy Mallary earns Realtor designation

September 24, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


GSU professor earns rare University System honor

An associate professor in the Department of Chemistry at Georgia Southern University has been honored by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

September 17, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


‘Subprime’ having little impact in Bulloch

Local mortgage lenders feel bombarded by national news stories reporting foreclosure and bankruptcy in the mortgage industry.

September 17, 2007 | By JAN MOORE | Business


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Bulloch couple to lead Young Farmers

Bulloch County Farm Bureau Director David Cromley and his wife Jamie were named recently as chairs of the 2015 Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmer Committee.

January 19, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business


A different pizza place in Statesboro

Statesboro's newest pizza place doesn't really cook anything in the sense of heating it. Instead, Papa Murphy's Pizza crew members make fresh pizza dough, form it into crusts, top them with other fresh ingredients, and hand customers the pizzas with instructions on how to bake them at home.

December 29, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Here are my 2015 'crystal ball' predictions

A quick poll of local retailers show what seems to be one of the best Christmas selling seasons, even rivaling the pre-recession period.

December 29, 2014 | | Business


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