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Real estate picking up

Although market conditions remained difficult for realtors and sellers of single family homes this past year in Bulloch County, real estate activity increased slightly over the year before.

December 26, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Pros: Stocks higher in 2012

NEW YORK - The good news is that Wall Street experts think stock prices will rise more than 10 percent next year. The bad news is that they expected big gains in 2011 and got nearly zero instead.

December 26, 2011 | By BERNARD CONDON AP Business Writer | Business

Calling all entrepreneurs

Imagine what it would be like if Statesboro had been the home of Google, Facebook or Microsoft – software giants that have had and continue to have multibillion dollar economic impacts on the communities in which they are based.

December 19, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Eatery docks in Brooklet

After six years of preparation, Pam Knight's dream of becoming a restaurant owner came true when she opened Brooklet Landing in September.

December 12, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Business

OTC dental program shines

With the state unemployment rate holding at more than 10 percent, many Georgia residents are struggling to find a job, unless perhaps, they are a recent graduate of one of Georgia's technical colleges.

December 05, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Renovations at the Mall

Although renovations have been put on hold during the busy holiday shopping season, the Statesboro Mall is taking on a new look as its owners embark on a major facelift of Statesboro's renowned shopping landmark.

November 28, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Survey shows pessimism grows among consumers

A recent study by Georgia Southern University shows a marked decrease in consumer confidence leading into the 2011 holiday buying season - a trend some researchers say could be troubling to retailers.

November 21, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Business

Forum assesses state of local economy

In a recent forum hosted by the Home Builders Association of Statesboro, several public officials and business leaders reported on economic conditions here and around the state.

November 21, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Dr. Lisa Rogers joins OTC Board

Dr. Dale Grant, president of the Ogeechee Technical College Board of Directors, announced that Lisa Stiffler Rogers, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., has joined the Board, and was sworn in at the October meeting.

November 14, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Business

'Trot' over to the Market

This coming weekend marks the fourth annual Turkey Trot 5K Run and the last Saturday Farmers Market of this season. The Turkey Trot has grown every year with several hundred runners expected for this year's event.

November 14, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Dealing with rising costs

It's a kick in the gut even for students and families hardened to bad financial news: Average in-state tuition and fees at Georgia's four-year public colleges rose another $631 this fall, or 8.3 percent, compared to a year ago.

October 31, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Remodeled Belk opens

The grand re-opening of the Statesboro Belk store last week was a huge success as hundreds of shoppers and dozens of business leaders came to see the newly remodeled 87,000-square-foot store at the Statesboro Mall.

October 17, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Apartment rentals stay hot

With construction of one new apartment complex well underway, and three slated to follow in the next year, Statesboro appears to be on the brink of another multi-family residential building "boom" as single family home ownership continues to decline across the southeast and the rest of the country.

October 10, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Hampton Inn coming back to Boro

After a lengthy and noticeable absence from the hotel scene in Statesboro, the Hampton Inn is returning. Construction on the new hotel, which will be located in the Market District, is scheduled to begin this coming January.

October 04, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Business

Game day adds up to big $

Georgia Southern football is an economic boon for many Statesboro businesses on home game weekends, but none benefit more than Statesboro hoteliers.

September 26, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Business

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Clubhouse adding racing

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.

April 14, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business

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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