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Skydiving comes to Boro

With the recent opening of The Jumping Place, Statesboro can now boast what is referred to in skydiving circles as a "drop zone," or a center for skydiving activity.

September 17, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Boro welcomes 40 East

Statesboro's latest entrant into the restaurant scene has made big splash with a very successful first five days in which more than 800 guests were served.

September 10, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Looking for savvy shoppers

When her husband's job required a move to Statesboro from Lawrenceville in North Georgia, Maria Proctor knew she wanted to continue working.

September 03, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Viracon restarts production

When employees returned to work at Viracon last week, they were met with obvious upgrades to the manufacturing plant, including new carpet, new paint and skylights installed throughout the manufacturing plant.

August 27, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Monarch complex underway

Clearing for the construction of the Monarch Douglas apartment complex has begun on Highway 301 South.

August 20, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


'A very unusual company'

Founded in 1989 by Lewis Stewart, Jr. and Edmund Brannen, Stewart Brannen Millwork has become one of the United States' premier manufacturers of custom windows and doors.

August 13, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


FMB welcomes new leader

With its experienced and well respected CEO Ricky Nessmith preparing for retirement, Statesboro-based Farmers and Merchants bank has turned to another seasoned banker to take the helm for the next several years.

August 06, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


More than a Country Store

When James Revell purchased The Country Store and The Country Store Flooring Center in 2007, he knew his first order of business was to increase the sales of the small flooring company that is connected to the main convenience store.

July 30, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Amplifying Pladd Dot Music

Pladd Dot Music owner Chris Mitchell is expanding his full service music operation to include the manufacturing of guitars and amplifiers.

July 23, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Study: East Georgia St. impact is $63 million

A newly released report states that the combined economic impact of the University System of Georgia's 35 institutions on their host communities reached $13.2 billion in Fiscal Year 2011, which is 5 percent higher than the $12.6 billion reported for FY 2010.

July 16, 2012 | | Business


GSU names director of corporate education

Georgia Southern University named recently a veteran entrepreneur to be a liaison to the business community locally and globally.

June 04, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Business


City health plan saves time, $$$

Statesboro-based TransformHealthRX recently was named one of the 50 fastest growing women-owned/led companies in North America by The Women Presidents' Organization, in partnership with American Express OPEN. And the local company is changing the way city and county governments provide health care services for their employees.

May 28, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Mill Creek Park goes tech

Last week, Frontier Communications launched a new community Wi-Fi Hot Zone covering Mill Creek Regional Park in Statesboro.

May 21, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Facelift for Brannen center

When Tracy Waters and Tracy Ham constructed their shopping center at the corner of Lovett Road and Brannen Street in 1995, there weren't many neighbors so-to-speak.

May 14, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


More than just a bakery

Since opening in 2004, the Sugar Magnolia Bakery and Cafe has become a cornerstone in a part of downtown that has experienced a lot of change.

May 07, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


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Electric co-ops increase solar capacity

An agreement to buy the full output of a 20-megawatt solar project planned for construction in southeast Georgia will increase Green Power EMC's ability to deliver electricity from renewable sources by more than 60 percent.

July 28, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Sack Co.: 1 million hours and counting

H.A. Sack Co., Inc. just celebrated going more than one million hours without a lost time injury.

July 28, 2014 | | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New 'Mugs and Movies' is very impressive

Over the past couple of months, Carmike Cinema 12 in Statesboro has undergone extensive exterior and interior renovations. If you have been over that way, you have noticed the repainted exterior of the building. Inside, you will also see fresh paint, wallpaper and bathroom renovations.

July 22, 2014 | | Business


Millen private prison brings jobs, cash

MILLEN - When Corrections Corporation of America built a private prison just outside Millen, officials hailed it as a boon to Jenkins County's economy, then suffering from unemployment hovering near 20 percent.

July 14, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Holtze sells Quality Inn; will stay in Statesboro

Everyone seems to be focused on cleaning up and redeveloping the "Blue Mile," also known as South Main Street from the County Courthouse to the main entrance of Georgia Southern.

July 14, 2014 | | Business


Statesboro architect to restore Tybee theater

Statesboro Architect Kevin Palmer of Palmer Architects has been retained by the Friends of Tybee Theater to complete the design and restoration of the Tybee Post Theater on Tybee Island.

July 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


Ken's IGA expands in Brooklet

In business for 36 years and a landmark at its current location for 20, Ken's IGA in Brooklet recently completed its largest store expansion so far, growing from a corner grocery to more of a supermarket, with wider aisles and a new abundance of dairy products and frozen foods.

July 07, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Virna’s Café brings international flair

Virna's Café is bringing new flavors to downtown Brooklet, where it is becoming a gathering place and music venue.

July 07, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Brooklet is Bulloch's growing small town

Hands down, the Andy Griffith Show is my favorite TV show.

July 07, 2014 | | Business


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