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Leaping canines returning

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.

May 20, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Building a bigger 'Flea'

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.

May 13, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Champion for business

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.

May 06, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Still going strong at 50

In 1963, Joe Johnston founded the Johnston Insurance and Real Estate Company in downtown Statesboro.

April 29, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Importance of licensing

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.

April 23, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Cleve back in auto biz

Local car dealer Cleve White has opened Superior Automotive in the former location of Cleve White Nissan on U.S. Highway 301 South.

February 26, 2013 | Jan Moore | Business


Beware of car tax changes

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.

February 18, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Bulloch Fertilizer turns 50

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.

February 11, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


New partner for Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home

Mark Anderson of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home recently announced that Statesboro native Bland Mathews had become a partner and owner in the business.

February 04, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Tourism on rise in Bulloch

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).

January 28, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


'Villages' coming to Boro

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.

January 21, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Coming back to the Boro

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.

January 14, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Growing Queensborough

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.

January 07, 2013 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Boro's strong downtown

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.

December 31, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


Working well together

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.

December 18, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Business


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Articles by Section - Business


Statesboro Allstate agent helps CASA receive grant

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.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


Statesboro's Digital Office Equipment expands to Augusta

Statesboro-owned Digital Office Equipment recently opened an office in the Augusta market.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


Portal bakery reaches out

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.

October 20, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Medicaid expansion would help Ga. economy

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.

October 20, 2014 | | Business


Statesboro's downtown as community

Lately, Hendley Properties seems to have a one-company residential redevelopment program going for downtown Statesboro.

October 13, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Bill Tyson back home in Extension office

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.

October 13, 2014 | | Business


Publishers Association names Charles Hill Morris president

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.

October 13, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


Statesboro's new Ocean Galley

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.

October 06, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Food World to unveil Fair Rd. store changes

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.

October 06, 2014 | | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New solar farm nearly ready near Portal

Construction is nearly complete on a one megawatt solar farm on Highway 80 near Portal.

September 30, 2014 | | Business


Dia's Clubhouse Greek Dressing debuts

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.

September 30, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


Analysis for Statesboro Authority

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.

September 29, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Bulloch Telephone expanding fiber to businesses

Bulloch Telephone Cooperative was established in 1954 and is the only locally owned Telecommunications Company in Bulloch County.

September 29, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


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