The world's premier canine aquatics competition is returning to Anderson's General Store Friday for a second year of amazing leaps. The contest is being staged again by Ohio-based DockDogs, a company that conducts these events across the country.
Since opening in 2008, the Statesboro Flea Market has managed to hold its own despite setbacks and roving competition. Owner Jerry Jennings said he is committed to his flea market, but concerned that a number of vendors are setting up around town in empty lots.
Since becoming the president of the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce in January 2011, Phyllis Thompson has honed the mission of the Chamber to meet the needs of local businesses in a struggling economy.
In 1963, Joe Johnston founded the Johnston Insurance and Real Estate Company in downtown Statesboro.
Licensed contractors around the state are concerned that work continues to be done by unlicensed builders with little to nothing that is being done about it.
Local car dealer Cleve White has opened Superior Automotive in the former location of Cleve White Nissan on U.S. Highway 301 South.
Georgia House Bill 386, which was passed in 2012, is causing quite a stir among Georgia automobile dealers as well as within the Bulloch County Tax Commissioner's office.
Bulloch Fertilizer Company will celebrate an impressive milestone this week - its 50th year in business. Founded in 1963 by Bill Mikell, John Cobb and Raybon Anderson, Bulloch Fertilizer was created in conjunction with a sister company East Georgia Liquid Feed Service.
Mark Anderson of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home recently announced that Statesboro native Bland Mathews had become a partner and owner in the business.
The economic impact of tourism in Bulloch County continues to rise as evidenced in the most recent statistics released by the Georgia Department of Economic Development - Tourism Division (GDED).
One of Statesboro's more unusual looking apartment complexes is about to undergo a complete transformation. Located at 15 East Grady Street, adjacent to the McTell Trail, the brown, two-building, 12-unit complex is going to be fully renovated by Hendley Properties.
The Hampton Inn Statesboro is close to completion, and plans are for the hotel to open in March or April. The 90-room hotel is located at 350 Brampton Avenue in the Market District on Fair Road.
Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company recently moved into its new Statesboro headquarters on the corner of South Main and Grady Streets after spending several years in a much smaller location on Zetterower Avenue.
This past year saw continued positive economic development for the city of Statesboro's historic downtown area. An interview with Downtown Statesboro Development Authority executive director Allen Muldrew yielded both highlights from 2012, in addition to the ever present challenges faced in redevelopment efforts.
There has been a major shift in philosophy at Statesboro City Hall in the past two years, and those connected with the real estate development community are glad to see it.
Local Allstate agency owner Richard Rappa, with Franklin Insurance Group, received the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to helping others and community service.
Statesboro-owned Digital Office Equipment recently opened an office in the Augusta market.
Cotton Patch Bakery delivers sweet things based on traditional recipes but with considerable creative flair - such as 15-layer cakes in seven different flavors of icing, from chocolate and caramel to Orange Dream Sickle - well beyond its home base in Portal.
If you have turned on a TV or opened a newspaper in the past few months, you probably are aware Georgia chose not to expand Medicaid as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Lately, Hendley Properties seems to have a one-company residential redevelopment program going for downtown Statesboro.
There are few smells more wonderful than freshly tilled peanuts waiting in the fields to be harvested. If you have driven around Bulloch County over the past week, you have enjoyed that smell.
Perhaps it is to be expected in an industry noted for its legacy businesses, but whether their companies consist of a single publication or dozens of media enterprises, families are dominant forces in newspapers.
Ocean Galley Seafood & Steak Express, nearing completion on Lanier Drive across from Paulson Stadium, will give the Ocean Galley chain four locations, including a second in Statesboro, its hometown.
Food World just completed a $1 million renovation of its grocery store on Fair Road in Statesboro. The announcement was made Monday by HAC, Inc., Food World's parent company.
Construction is nearly complete on a one megawatt solar farm on Highway 80 near Portal.
Darin Van Tassell is a professor, coach, businessman and president of the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau. Now, you can add foodie entrepreneur as Van Tassell embarks on his latest venture, making and bottling Dia's Clubhouse Greek Dressing and Marinade.
The Development Authority of Bulloch County is receiving some professional guidance from Boyette Strategic Advisors for how it should be funded and fixed with land, buildings and incentives to bring more jobs to Statesboro and Bulloch County.
Bulloch Telephone Cooperative was established in 1954 and is the only locally owned Telecommunications Company in Bulloch County.
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