With most parts of Georgia's new immigration law slated to go into effect on July 1, Georgia farmers are already experiencing migrant labor shortages with expectations for the situation to worsen exponentially over the next several months. Even a ruling Monday that temporarily halts some of the law's provisions is not expected to make much of a difference.
With the opening of its new City Campus in downtown Statesboro last week, Georgia Southern officials hope to create synergy between the university and Statesboro's business community.
The first Annual Notice of Assessment was mailed by the Bulloch County Board of Assessors last week detailing the estimated 2011 tax for each parcel of property in the county.
It's the best time in years to sell your car. According to the Associated Press, people are holding on to cars and trucks for about a year longer than they did before the recession, which has created a tight supply of used vehicles.
With annual sales of power lawn and garden equipment expected to eclipse $10 billion in the United States this year, the beleaguered industry is beginning to rebound from the recent recession.
This weekend, the Home Builders Association of Statesboro will host its annual tour of homes. With homes and properties located in six different subdivisions throughout Bulloch County, this year's tour should give buyers a solid idea of what their money can buy.
Apartment leasing season is in full bloom as local landlords seek 100 percent occupancy for their properties. With more than 20 major apartment complexes providing in excess of 12,000 beds for student housing, it takes a veteran to remain calm in the fervor of renting to students for next fall.
Purchasing equipment on a whim goes against everything one is taught in business school. David Cork knew that, but he did it anyway, because he wanted to replicate something he had tasted that he knew others would love as well.
The McDonald's Corporation will hold its first national hiring day April 19 to fill 50,000 openings at its restaurants nationwide. Brian Carter, director of operations for the three McDonald's locations in Statesboro and one in Sylvania, said he expects to hire 30 new employees on that day.
Citizens Bank of Bulloch County announces the promotion of Kevin A. Harrison to the office of president. Harrison will fill the position vacated by David P. Beaubien as he joins the Citizens Bank local advisory board and takes the position of executive director of the Eagle Fund, with the Georgia Southern University Found-ation.
At a time when large scale commercial nurseries are closing and struggling to survive across the country, two local nurseries are weathering the recession and looking forward to a busy spring.
Nationally renowned social media expert Peter Shankman is slated to speak to Georgia Southern students and local business owners on Saturday at the GSU Performing Arts Center. A noted author and entrepreneur, Shankman's message is titled "The Near-Future World of OneScreen."
With the help of a state grant and a low interest loan from the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority, Bulloch County has completed a major expansion of its recycling processing facility and initiated curbside single-stream recycling in the city of Statesboro.
With hundreds of job applicants filing through its doors, the management staff of the new Cracker Barrel restaurant in Statesboro Crossing is working long hours to have the restaurant staffed and ready for its scheduled March 7 opening.
While the mall area has become the preferred location for national chain and franchise restaurants, South Main Street is Statesboro's "independent's row."
Nuts & Bolls Clothing. Find it at www.nutsandbollsclothing.com. You may need to do a double-take, no bolts about it. A tribute to farm life, the name describes a logo of a peanut, an ampersand and a cotton boll appearing on T-shirts, caps and other items.
CLAXTON - Job Training Unlimited Inc., a Claxton-based company that provides job readiness services funded under the federal Workforce Investment Act in 17 Georgia counties, moved its offices this summer into a county-owned building previously used by Ogeechee Technical College.
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