After more than 16 years in downtown Statesboro, the Plunderosa closed its doors for good Saturday. Owners Linda Aycock and Martha Bacon said it has been a great business, but age and a desire to retire were the determining factors in their decision to close.
As part of Briggs & Stratton's company-wide sustainability initiative, the corporation invited the Mainstreet Farmers Market Friday to its manufacturing plant located in Gateway Industrial Park.
This past March, the public was made aware that the federal government is considering closing dozens of courtrooms, many of which are located in small, rural communities, as part of an effort to cut costs. The federal courthouse in Statesboro was on the list of 60 potential closures, ranking on the lower end at 56, as well as the courthouse in Dublin which was ranked 9th.
Georgia Living Management, Inc. has announced plans for the construction of a new Alzheimer's wing at its Willow Pond assisted living facility on Country Club Road.
Persistent drought conditions and record setting commodity prices have resulted in the "perfect storm" for those selling farm irrigation systems. The unprecedented demand for pivots, as they are referred to in the industry, is a clear sign that farming in south Georgia is changing.
Looking for a storefront to showcase their inventory, brothers Richard and Stacy Underwood recently opened a second location of Underwood Restaurant and Store Equipment on Zetterower Avenue in Statesboro.
Former Atlanta Braves pitcher, Macay McBride, will be relocating the Macay McBride Sports Academy to The Clubhouse in Statesboro this April. The academy is a full service baseball and softball school offering lessons, cage rentals, workouts and team practices.
Ricky Nessmith, president of Farmers & Merchants Bank, announced the recent promotion of Lisa Hodges from senior credit analyst and banking officer to agricultural lending officer for the bank.
Ground is broken and construction is well under way for a new Steak 'n Shake restaurant in Statesboro Crossing at the corner of Brannen Street and Veterans Memorial Parkway.
The date has officially been set for the closing of a true icon in Statesboro's business community. Snooky's Restaurant is slated to serve its last meal on Feb. 18, just one day after the property on which it sits is scheduled to be sold.
At the age of 24, Jon Lockin owns and operates a small fleet of buses, having revolutionized transportation home from Statesboro's bars. He has also been pictured in Forbes Magazine.
The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners in partnership with the Development Authority of Bulloch County recently successfully competed for and received $5 million in state and federal grants.
Four years ago, Scott Marchbanks had no idea that his first annual prom dress preview fashion show would turn out to be a "must see" annual event for high school girls throughout southeast Georgia.
Walker Pharmacy & Gifts, Inc. announced that Charles R. ("Bo") Fennell, Jr., a seasoned financial executive, has joined the company's leadership team as chief financial officer.
The latest national retailer preparing to open its doors in Statesboro is Tractor Supply. Located in the Kmart Shopping Center on Northside Drive, Tractor Supply is scheduled to open the morning of Jan. 14.
Work recently began on The Clubhouse grounds to add not only an eco-friendly, electronically controlled go cart track, but also fields for soccer training and competition.
A former sales executive with the Statesboro Herald and advertising manager in Savannah, Reagan Daly has returned to Morris Multimedia as general manager for Statesboro Magazine.
Directors and shareholders recently promoted Kevin A. Harrison, president of Citizens Bank of Bulloch County, to the bank's Washington County Board of Directors during their 49th Annual Meeting. Last hosted in Statesboro in 2012, the event took place in Sandersville in March.
Since the former Rozier Ford Lincoln became J.C. Lewis Ford's Statesboro dealership, customers are finding a much larger selection of cars, trucks and SUVs, but many of the same sales and service people they already know.
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