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Claxton's NeSmith named Dealer of the Year

Martin NeSmith of NeSmith Chevrolet-Buick-Pontiac-GMC in Claxton was named a General Motors Dealer Of The Year today in New York City and presented with the prestigious Jack Smith Leadership Award. NeSmith is one of only 115 GM dealers out of 6,700 in the U.S. who were recognized for their exceptional sales performance and superior customer service.

May 06, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


Small business thrives in Bulloch

This Wednesday, the small business committee of the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce will honor four businesses at its annual "Small Business of the Year" luncheon selecting one to receive this year's coveted award. The four nominees are Coldwell Banker/Tanner Realty, Olive Branch Design & Landscape, the franchisee of the Statesboro Sonic Drive-In Restaurant, and the Statesboro School of Dance. Below is a description of each nominee in conjunction with a brief interview.

May 06, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Big award for ERA's Pat Hirsch

Statesboro realtor Pat Hirsch has had a busy year. But what's new?

April 28, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Business


Meinhardt wine earns state honor

Ken Meinhardt of Statesboro was recently named a finalist in the 2008 Flavor of Georgia contest. Meinhardt's wine entry of Meinhardt Vineyard Southern Eagle wine earned him a trip to Atlanta, where he was judged with 37 other contestants.

April 28, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


Boro credit unions find a niche

Founded in 1974, Statesboro-based CORE Credit Union began with one employee, Martha Moses, who operated the credit union out of a room at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School. At its inception, the credit union only offered savings accounts to its members: local teachers. Today, CORE, an acronym for Central Ogeechee River Educators, has more than 6,000 members and 19 employees serving more than 40 employee groups in Bulloch, Effingham, Bryan, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Screven and Candler counties. Its services have expanded to include such things as checking, consumer loans, business loans, mortgages, CDs, and IRAs.Many people believe credit unions ...

April 21, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Coleman earns GSU President’s Medal

Ten Georgia Southern University alumni were honored for their career achievements and support of the University at the annual Alumni Awards Banquet Saturday, April 5 in the Nessmith-Lane Center for Continuing Education Ballroom.

April 21, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


Business group sets Economic Empowerment Summit

The African American Business Owners Coalition is hosting an Economic Empowerment Summit on Saturday, April 26 from 8a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Nessmith Lane Continuing Education building at Georgia Southern. Local business owners from surrounding counties will be in attendance to offer their assistance for the event as well as provide networking opportunities for fellow business owners.

April 21, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


Rising farming costs offset good prices

With commodity prices of crops such as corn and soybeans reaching near record levels, local farmers should be delighted with their prospects as they enter spring planting season, but are they?

April 14, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


GSU's Peace honored as 'Shining Star'

The Georgia House of Representatives has recognized Dr. Karl E. Peace, founding director of the Center for Biostatistics, and professor of Biostatistics in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University, as a "Shining Star" in the University System of Georgia.

April 14, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


Gulfstream gives tech gift to GSU

Georgia Southern University's Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology in the Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology (COST) has received a donation of testing equipment from Gulfstream, the world's premier manufacturer of business jets.

April 07, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


Farmers market sees Boro rebirth

Statesboro is seeing a rebirth of the farmers market with Georgia Southern University's Botanical Gardens serving as the driving force behind the movement.

April 07, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Cycling event means $$ for Bulloch

The economy of Bulloch County should receive a "shot in the arm" when thousands of fans descend on Statesboro to witness the start of stage two of the prestigious Tour de Georgia cycling race.

March 31, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Bulloch African-American business group sets banquet

The Statesboro/Bulloch County African-American Business Owners Coalition (AABOC) will hold its third annual business awards banquet at the Fielding Russell Union Ballroom on the campus of Georgia Southern University, Saturday at 7 p.m. Themed "Binding Businesses to Build A Better Community", the event will serve as a capstone for the organization's activities for the year.

March 24, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


Statesboro Crossing on schedule

With four major retailers committed to the development, the construction of Statesboro Crossing is well underway. Located on a 50-acre site at the southwest corner of Brannen Street Extension and Veteran's Memorial Parkway, Statesboro Crossing will have T.J.Maxx, Hobby Lobby, Books-A-Million, and Petco as its anchor tenants.

March 24, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Full service going way of the dodo

Jasper William Stringer is part of a dying breed.

March 18, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Business


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16 women named to inaugural class of the Lynda B. Williamson Women's Leadership Academy

Prior to her death in November 2014, Lynda Brannen Williamson envisioned a foundation charged with the mission of providing servant leadership training and mentoring to ...

August 31, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business


FMB welcomes new vice president back to Statesboro

Farmers & Merchants Bank announces the appointment of Robert M. Benson III as vice president, business banker and manager of the Brannen Street branch in Statesboro.

August 24, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business


Six Statesboro attorneys named to State Bar posts

Six attorneys based in Statesboro were appointed recently to serve as members of various standing, special, program and board committees of the 47,000-member State ...

August 17, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business


Social Security at 80

WASHINGTON - As Social Security approaches its 80th birthday Friday, the federal government's largest benefit program stands at a pivotal point in its history.

August 10, 2015 | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated Press | Business


JPH College of Public Health ranked 12th in nation

The Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University was recently ranked one of the top public health graduate programs in the nation ...

August 10, 2015 | | Business


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