Although renovations have been put on hold during the busy holiday shopping season, the Statesboro Mall is taking on a new look as its owners embark on a major facelift of Statesboro's renowned shopping landmark.
A recent study by Georgia Southern University shows a marked decrease in consumer confidence leading into the 2011 holiday buying season - a trend some researchers say could be troubling to retailers.
In a recent forum hosted by the Home Builders Association of Statesboro, several public officials and business leaders reported on economic conditions here and around the state.
Dr. Dale Grant, president of the Ogeechee Technical College Board of Directors, announced that Lisa Stiffler Rogers, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., has joined the Board, and was sworn in at the October meeting.
This coming weekend marks the fourth annual Turkey Trot 5K Run and the last Saturday Farmers Market of this season. The Turkey Trot has grown every year with several hundred runners expected for this year's event.
It's a kick in the gut even for students and families hardened to bad financial news: Average in-state tuition and fees at Georgia's four-year public colleges rose another $631 this fall, or 8.3 percent, compared to a year ago.
The grand re-opening of the Statesboro Belk store last week was a huge success as hundreds of shoppers and dozens of business leaders came to see the newly remodeled 87,000-square-foot store at the Statesboro Mall.
With construction of one new apartment complex well underway, and three slated to follow in the next year, Statesboro appears to be on the brink of another multi-family residential building "boom" as single family home ownership continues to decline across the southeast and the rest of the country.
After a lengthy and noticeable absence from the hotel scene in Statesboro, the Hampton Inn is returning. Construction on the new hotel, which will be located in the Market District, is scheduled to begin this coming January.
Georgia Southern football is an economic boon for many Statesboro businesses on home game weekends, but none benefit more than Statesboro hoteliers.
This past June, the Bulloch County Tax Assessor's office mailed over 30,000 Annual Notice of Assessments to property owners in Bulloch County.
The Governor's Office of Workforce Development will hold a Town Hall meeting on Soft Skills in Education Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Ogeechee Technical College.
This past Friday, the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority (DSDA) hosted the fourth annual Taste of Downtown celebration. As a part of the DSDA's F1rst Friday Downtown calendar, this particular event has become an annual favorite as demonstrated by the largest crowd ever to attend.
In a very short period of time, the law enforcement academy at Ogeechee Technical College has made a significant positive impact within the local law enforcement community, turning out sought after graduates that are trained and ready to go.
Investors flocked again to gold on Monday, sending it to the latest of a series of records, as fears about recession in the world's major economies infected financial markets.
With the retirement of podiatrist Dr. Robert W. Cushner, Atlantic Foot & Ankle Specialists has purchased his Family Podiatry Center and will now have two locations in Statesboro, but with different schedules.
Dawn Lemon sets a small flour mill, which resembles a food processor but is taller, atop a counter and pours in a cupful of organic, hard red winter wheat. With an electromechanical whir, the machine in a couple of minutes yields a cup and a half of flour.
AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Bill Spigener announced that AgSouth Farm Credit was awarded the prestigious Phelps-Martin Award for Community Service by the Farm Credit Council at the Council's Annual Meeting in Orlando.
If all unfolds as envisioned, by the end of 2014, the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau will move into 222 S. Main St., a highly visible, spacious new visitors center with plenty of parking.
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