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Herald advertising department earns 12 GPA awards
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            The Statesboro Herald’s advertising department won 12 awards at the 2007 Georgia Press Association’s Advertising Conference held recently in North Georgia.

            “I’m proud that our advertising sales and design staff was recognized for their hard work and dedication to serving our customers,” said Jan Melton, the multimedia advrtising director of the Statesboro Herald.  

            The advertising staff won seven first place awards in  daily division for the following categories:   

Best Use of Full Color –  Mill Creek Ponies

Best Advertising Campaign – ERA Landmark Realty Company

Best Home Furnishing and Appliance Ad – LA Waters Furniture

Best Service/Institutional Ad – Loxcreen Company, Inc.

Best Miscellaneous Ad – Tillman & Deal Farm Supply

Best Health Care Ad – East Georgia Regional Medical Center

Best Newspaper Promotion Out of Print – Statesboro Herald Umbrella

            The staff also won five second place awards in the daily division for the following categories:

Best Food Ad – Nikko Express

Best Health Care Ad – Family Podiatry Center, PC

Best Home Furnishing and Appliance Ad – Lawson’s Home Furnishings

Best Miscellaneous Ad – Howard Lumber Company

Best Color Real Estate Ad – Prudential Kennedy Realty

            Ad designers for the above winners included: Lamar Allen, Sam Jameson, Stephanie Gibson and Megan Hopkins.

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