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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


The Plunderosa's final stand

After more than 16 years in downtown Statesboro, the Plunderosa closed its doors for good Saturday. Owners Linda Aycock and Martha Bacon said it has been a great business, but age and a desire to retire were the determining factors in their decision to close.

April 30, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


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


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Articles by Section - 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 ahackle@statesboroherald.com | 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 ahackle@statesboroherald.com | 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 ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


From deep roots, new offshoots

With his purchase of J.B. Anderson Peanut & Grain Co. on the last day of 2012, Kevin Deal diversified his business portfolio from farming to include wholesale and retail agribusiness too. Investments he continues to make are aimed at revitalizing and expanding the long established company in Nevils.

March 17, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Business


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