Bradley Odom started jogging in 2010, hoping to get into shape and feel better. Within weeks Odom had lost a significant amount of weight and developed a true passion for running.
The former location of Snooky's Restaurant is undergoing demolition and major renovation making way for a new Verizon franchise store slated to open October 1. This will be Wireless One Management, LLC's ninth Verizon franchise store, and its first in Statesboro.
With more than 300 friends and family in attendance, Eagle Creek Brewing Company played host to a "Friends and Family Tour Tasting" event celebrating its first round of product distribution into the market place.
Gary Cooler began his career with Sears while in high school in 1971, delivering merchandise for its catalogue store in Beaufort, S.C. Cooler is celebrating his 42nd year with the company, and the 20th anniversary of the Statesboro Sears Hometown Store which he opened in 1993.
Franklin Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC held the official grand opening celebration of its new showroom on Northside Drive last Thursday. The state-of-the-art dealership features a more open floor plan creating more space in the showroom, a large customer lounge including free Wi-Fi, media stations and a children's play area.
With rainy days in abundance this summer, Splash in the Boro is experiencing a significant drop in attendance and, consequently, revenue.
HeritageBank of the South announces the recent promotions of Nan Akins, Matthew Huling and Wes Simmons, according to John A. Roach, Statesboro market president.
Savannah entrepreneur Greg Parker said he is excited to bring what he describes as a progressive vision of convenience stores to the Statesboro market. Slated to open in mid-July, Parker purchased and is renovating the former Neighbor's convenience store next to Applebee's on Highway 80 East.
V. Sharon "Sharri" Edenfield of Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, P.C., in Statesboro was installed as president-elect of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia on June 21 during the organization's annual meeting.
Great Dane recently completed production of Celadon Group's first refrigerated trailer, part of a 200-reefer order being built in Great Dane's newest manufacturing facility, located in Statesboro's Gateway Industrial Park.
With a shared love of reviving furniture, Debbie Westbrooks and Jamie Lott have opened Nostalgia on North Main Street in Statesboro.
With renovations nearing completion on Magnolia Village and construction of the Village at Midtown in its final stages, Bryan Davis of Hendley Properties confirmed that all of the units in each complex are leased.
Starting with just a $300 embroidery machine, Patty Dickey has built a booming monogramming and embroidery business which has expanded its Statesboro location twice in the last four years.
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.
Sports Destination Management has named The Clubhouse in Statesboro one of the most outstanding venues in the United States.
The City of Statesboro recently honored Peggy Chapman for her outstanding contributions to the city and to the Statesboro Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Whitfield Signs, which helps other businesses and organizations gain exposure and brand-recognition, is gaining an enviable level of exposure because of one major client, Georgia Southern University Athletics.
Recently, my pastor Scott Moore spoke to us on the blessings of wealth. In that sermon, he explained that if you have a car, you're inside the top 10 percent of the world's wealthiest people and if you have Internet at home you're inside the top 3 percent.
The Georgia Southern Business Innovation Group (BIG) will participate in "Global Entrepreneurship Week," Nov. 17-22. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), a Kauffman Foundation initiative, is a worldwide celebration of the innovators and job creators that bring ideas to life.
In 2006, Bethany Assisted Living Inc. was the recipient of a major gift from the Gesmon Neville Family. Coupled with a partial purchase, Bethany was able to acquire the single largest undeveloped tract of real property within the city limits of Statesboro, known as the Neville Family Farm.
Wall Orthodontics relocated to its new office this week at 1512 Brampton Ave., beside the new Parker's. It is beautifully designed, and I believe it will enhance their clients' experiences along with increasing efficiency.
When the Fab Lab, devoted to developing ideas for new products and businesses, opens in the building next to Georgia Southern University's existing City Campus in downtown Statesboro, the alley between the two will be transformed into an open-ended "outdoor room" with a glass roof.
For nearly 30 years, my wife, Lori, and I have operated Lori Grice Photography on East Main Street in downtown Statesboro. We have seen the ebb and flow of businesses in the core of downtown. We understand the struggle of operating a small business, especially on Main Street. There are both challenges and rewards in doing so. Each of us who chooses to operate a businesses in the core of downtown has made a special commitment to our community to invest in, and continue to work toward, maintaining a thriving downtown.
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