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Farmers Market on the road

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.

April 23, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Fighting to keep courthouse

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.

April 16, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Willow Pond expanding

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.

April 10, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business

In preparation for drought

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.

April 02, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Everything for the kitchen

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.

March 26, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Expanding with McBride

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.

March 19, 2012 | Jan Moore | Business

Lisa Hodges takes over agriculture lending

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.

February 13, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Business

Steak 'n Shake on the way

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.

February 06, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Closing a true Boro icon

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.

January 30, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Riding on the 'Blue Goose'

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.

January 23, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Business

A lot of money for roads

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.

January 16, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Prom dresses on parade

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.

January 09, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Walker Pharmacy names new financial officer

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.

January 09, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Business

Tractor Supply nearly done

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.

January 02, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Local makes Georgia Trend’s '40 Under 40'

Georgia Trend Magazine recently named Jennifer Fordham to its 15th annual group of rising stars under the age of 40 making an impact in Georgia.

January 02, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Business

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Reagan Daly is named GM for Statesboro Magazine

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.

April 14, 2014 | From Staff Reports | Business

OTC: Training skilled workers

"Career readiness."

April 07, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business

Citizens Bank president Harrison earns promotion

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.

March 31, 2014 | From Staff Reports | Business

Boro welcomes J.C. Lewis

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.

March 31, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business

Spotlight turns to hiring

The unemployment rate dropped by more than a percentage point in Bulloch County during the past year, just as it did in Georgia overall.

March 24, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


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