Statesboro #23 Best Small City to Start a Business

Statesboro was named 2018’s 23rd Best Small City to Start a Business in a recent study from the leading personal finance outlet WalletHub.com.

To determine the most business-friendly small markets in the U.S., WalletHub compared more than 1,200 small-sized cities across 18 key metrics. The data set ranges from average growth in number of small businesses to investor access to labor costs.

Starting a Business in Statesboro (1=Best; 631=Avg.):

  • 175th – Human-Resource Availability
  • 481st – Office-Space Affordability
  • 4th – Labor Costs
  • 277th – Average Growth of Business Revenues
  • 53rd – Investor Access

To view the full study click HERE.

3 Candidates Running to fill Vacant District 5 Seat

Three Candidates,  Don Armel, Derek Duke and Konrad Godfrey, are running to fill the vacant District 5 Councilmen seat.  The special election will be held on May 22nd and it coincides with the County and State primaries but will be held using a separate ballot.  To learn more about each candidates, click their name below to view the story written about each one in the Statesboro Herald.

Candidate #1: Don Armel
Candidate #2: Derek Duke
Candidate #3: Konrad Godfrey