Yes, those pipes being laid along U.S. Highway 301 near Interstate 16 are Statesboro water and sewer mains. Nearby, a million-gallon water tower is rising. Expect to see more in 2014, but for the payoff in businesses and industries, think 2015 and beyond.
Rain may have turned some people away from Mainstreet Farmers Market this year, but those who shopped on the market's 34 regular-season Saturdays spent more on fresh produce and other items than ever before.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Wednesday's print edition.In an article about the groundbreaking of the Natural Resources Building at Ogeechee Technical College that appeared in the Business Tuesday section, the name of the general contractor was incorrect because of a reporter's error. Pope Construction Company is the general contractor. Also, Ogeechee Tech is in the process of seeking regional accreditation. Because of a reporter's error, the type of accreditation OTC is seeking was stated incorrectly. The Statesboro Herald regrets the errors.
Nuts & Bolls Clothing. Find it at www.nutsandbollsclothing.com. You may need to do a double-take, no bolts about it. A tribute to farm life, the name describes a logo of a peanut, an ampersand and a cotton boll appearing on T-shirts, caps and other items.
CLAXTON - Job Training Unlimited Inc., a Claxton-based company that provides job readiness services funded under the federal Workforce Investment Act in 17 Georgia counties, moved its offices this summer into a county-owned building previously used by Ogeechee Technical College.
Patriot Auto Sales owner Josh Wheeler said his company fills an important place in the local automobile market by providing quality used vehicles for people who cannot afford new ones, especially buyers who would be barred by credit issues elsewhere.
Pavlov Media built its success in university towns wiring off-campus apartments for Internet access and has begun marketing ultrafast 10 gigabits per second (10 Gbps) broadband in Statesboro. The company plans to invest about $500,000 installing a four-mile ring of fiber optic cable by summer 2014.
Red Boar Bar-B-Que combines one man's home-cooked love of barbecuing with another's knowledge of the restaurant business.
A workshop designed to inform employers on their rights and responsibilities regarding hiring people with disabilities will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, in Statesboro.
"We like to say that it's 'love and devotion,' but it really is 'Leona and David,'" says Leona Gerrald.
Your Pie brought its down-the-line pizza concept to Statesboro more than two years ago. Now the franchise has a new owner who finds himself a match for the young and growing, Georgia-born brand.
If all goes as planned, in about a year downtown Statesboro should be home to a "fab lab" where cutting-edge technology such as 3-D printing will help birth not just new businesses, but new ideas.
Farmers & Merchants Bank recently announced the promotion of three employees.
Lee, Hill & Johnston Insurors was recognized by Auto-Owners Insurance as one of its top 10 growth agencies in Georgia. The Statesboro-based insurance group was honored at a meeting of regional associates in Duluth.
For a second consecutive year, their vineyards have yielded so many muscadines that the Meinhardts will not need to buy grapes from other growers to fulfill the expected demand for hearty red Southern Eagle, peachy Pesca and the rest of the 20 wines they bottle.
Bulloch County Farm Bureau Director David Cromley and his wife Jamie were named recently as chairs of the 2015 Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmer Committee.
Statesboro's newest pizza place doesn't really cook anything in the sense of heating it. Instead, Papa Murphy's Pizza crew members make fresh pizza dough, form it into crusts, top them with other fresh ingredients, and hand customers the pizzas with instructions on how to bake them at home.
A quick poll of local retailers show what seems to be one of the best Christmas selling seasons, even rivaling the pre-recession period.
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