This past March, the public was made aware that the federal government is considering closing dozens of courtrooms, many of which are located in small, rural communities, as part of an effort to cut costs. The federal courthouse in Statesboro was on the list of 60 potential closures, ranking on the lower end at 56, as well as the courthouse in Dublin which was ranked 9th.
Georgia Living Management, Inc. has announced plans for the construction of a new Alzheimer's wing at its Willow Pond assisted living facility on Country Club Road.
Persistent drought conditions and record setting commodity prices have resulted in the "perfect storm" for those selling farm irrigation systems. The unprecedented demand for pivots, as they are referred to in the industry, is a clear sign that farming in south Georgia is changing.
Looking for a storefront to showcase their inventory, brothers Richard and Stacy Underwood recently opened a second location of Underwood Restaurant and Store Equipment on Zetterower Avenue in Statesboro.
Former Atlanta Braves pitcher, Macay McBride, will be relocating the Macay McBride Sports Academy to The Clubhouse in Statesboro this April. The academy is a full service baseball and softball school offering lessons, cage rentals, workouts and team practices.
Ricky Nessmith, president of Farmers & Merchants Bank, announced the recent promotion of Lisa Hodges from senior credit analyst and banking officer to agricultural lending officer for the bank.
Ground is broken and construction is well under way for a new Steak 'n Shake restaurant in Statesboro Crossing at the corner of Brannen Street and Veterans Memorial Parkway.
The date has officially been set for the closing of a true icon in Statesboro's business community. Snooky's Restaurant is slated to serve its last meal on Feb. 18, just one day after the property on which it sits is scheduled to be sold.
At the age of 24, Jon Lockin owns and operates a small fleet of buses, having revolutionized transportation home from Statesboro's bars. He has also been pictured in Forbes Magazine.
The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners in partnership with the Development Authority of Bulloch County recently successfully competed for and received $5 million in state and federal grants.
Four years ago, Scott Marchbanks had no idea that his first annual prom dress preview fashion show would turn out to be a "must see" annual event for high school girls throughout southeast Georgia.
Walker Pharmacy & Gifts, Inc. announced that Charles R. ("Bo") Fennell, Jr., a seasoned financial executive, has joined the company's leadership team as chief financial officer.
The latest national retailer preparing to open its doors in Statesboro is Tractor Supply. Located in the Kmart Shopping Center on Northside Drive, Tractor Supply is scheduled to open the morning of Jan. 14.
Georgia Trend Magazine recently named Jennifer Fordham to its 15th annual group of rising stars under the age of 40 making an impact in Georgia.
Although market conditions remained difficult for realtors and sellers of single family homes this past year in Bulloch County, real estate activity increased slightly over the year before.
Over the past couple of months, Carmike Cinema 12 in Statesboro has undergone extensive exterior and interior renovations. If you have been over that way, you have noticed the repainted exterior of the building. Inside, you will also see fresh paint, wallpaper and bathroom renovations.
MILLEN - When Corrections Corporation of America built a private prison just outside Millen, officials hailed it as a boon to Jenkins County's economy, then suffering from unemployment hovering near 20 percent.
Everyone seems to be focused on cleaning up and redeveloping the "Blue Mile," also known as South Main Street from the County Courthouse to the main entrance of Georgia Southern.
Statesboro Architect Kevin Palmer of Palmer Architects has been retained by the Friends of Tybee Theater to complete the design and restoration of the Tybee Post Theater on Tybee Island.
In business for 36 years and a landmark at its current location for 20, Ken's IGA in Brooklet recently completed its largest store expansion so far, growing from a corner grocery to more of a supermarket, with wider aisles and a new abundance of dairy products and frozen foods.
Virna's Café is bringing new flavors to downtown Brooklet, where it is becoming a gathering place and music venue.
Hands down, the Andy Griffith Show is my favorite TV show.
Football and the arts apparently have a lot in common.
The year was 1919, President Woodrow Wilson would sign the Versailles Treaty officially ending World War I. Prohibition was in full swing and the city of Statesboro had just completed paving the Main Streets through downtown.
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