Statesboro downtown businesses are staying strong by gradually opening back up in a safe manner. Customers can expect a few changes in each individual shop in accordance with the CDC guidelines. Below are examples of what a few of our businesses are doing to open safe.
Cool Beanz Espresso Bar
Cool Beanz Espresso Bar is known for its famous cold brew iced coffee, however, it also offers a delicious variety of coffee, teas, and espressos. Cool Beanz is taking the necessary precautions to make their customers feel safe when visiting their shop. “In February, we started putting tape on the floor for social distancing and pulling chairs out gradually,” owner, David Hoyle, said. “After the governor’s orders came out at the end of March, I took all my chairs out.” Hoyle will start to slowly add chairs back in. The shop also has signs set-up specifying the number of people per table. The coffee shop is open Monday through Saturday at their normal hours of operation. Make sure to follow Cool Beanz on Facebook, Instagram, and visit their website for all your Cool Beanz coffee and merchandise needs!
Galactic Comics & Games
Galactic Comics is Statesboro’s local source for comics, board games, collectible cards, and miniature war-gaming. Families and friends visit and shop on-line for card games and role-playing games from Galactic Comics. Keith Brown, the owner, says the must-have items to get are Ikoria from Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons and Dragons. To prevent the spread of the virus, customers can expect to enter a social distancing environment and have hand sanitizer offered. The store is open Tuesday through Saturday, in addition to offering curbside pickup and deliveries. Follow Galactic Comics & Games on Facebook and Instagram for the latest comics and games of the summer!
Need to indulge that sweet tooth? Honey Too has you covered with their wide selection of delectable cheesecakes! The most popular flavors to look for are the salted caramel, the turtle, blueberry, and strawberry cheesecakes. Honey Too is open and available to customers Monday through Friday at their normal hours of operation from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The business is taking the appropriate safety measures for their customers. They are wiping down the counters, door handles, iPads, phones, and pens. Employees wear gloves when handling food and masks. Follow Honey Too on Facebook, Instagram, and visit their website to check out their mouth-watering desserts!
Jaxe+Grace Boutique offers stylish women’s clothing, gifts, and accessories for women of all ages, shapes, and sizes. The boutique also has a small selection of baby and children’s clothes. The must-have items in the store right now are the expressive graphic tees, hats, and hand sanitizers. The boutique has taken the precautions necessary to make their customers feel safe when shopping in person. Jaxe+Grace Boutique associates are spraying down the counters, the doors, door handles, and dressing rooms frequently. They also have placed hand sanitizers all over their shop. Make sure to follow Jaxe+Grace on Facebook, Instagram, and visit their website for the latest women’s fashion!
L.A. Waters Furniture Company
L.A. Waters has a wide selection of sofas, mattresses, office furniture, and home appliances for the entire family to enjoy. Customers can feel comfortable and safe paying a visit to the furniture store. The business is practicing social distancing, cleaning counters and door handles after each customer and encouraging monthly payments by phone instead of in-person. The furniture store is open Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Follow L.A. Waters Furniture Company on Facebook, Instagram and, visit their website for the latest deals and furniture sets for the entire family!
Miracles Children’s Boutique
Miracles Children’s Boutique offers apparel, socks, and tights made with the finest and softest fabrics. They believe in the legacy of hand embroidery and traditional style. The children’s boutique also provides a wide selection of baby shower gifts, toys, beach accessories, and school essentials. The most popular items from Miracles are the newborn knitted outfits, knitted bonnets, knitted blankets, dresses, crochet high socks with a bow, and crochet tights. Miracles Children’s Boutique is open Monday through Friday, 12 -5 p.m. (subject to change) attending only by appointment, Facebook, and on-line. The boutique offers FREE shipping in Statesboro. Follow Miracles on Facebook, Instagram, and visit their website for beautiful, handcrafted children’s clothing!
Posh offers women of all ages a diverse range of clothing from trendy to vintage apparel as well as shoes, accessories, and soaps. Posh Boutique is open for business Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (subject to change). To help prevent the spread of the virus among shoppers, the owners will be maintaining a clean and decontaminated shop. Customers can expect hand sanitizer and masks to be provided. Fitting rooms are open and will be disinfected after each use. Make sure to follow Posh Boutique on Facebook and Instagram for their latest chic arrivals!
Reflective Collective is a consignment boutique that bridges the gap between fast fashion brands and luxury designers. They believe that style comes from within and you can look great at any price point! The boutique has a wide variety of clothes, shoes, accessories, and bags. The consignment boutique has taken the appropriate measures to prevent the spread of the virus. “I disinfect more around the shop and provide hand sanitizer as well as masks to my customers,” owner, Jared Burnsed said. “I’m also trying not to hug my customers.” The store is open Tuesday through Saturday and has changed their hours of operation to 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Follow Reflective Collective on Facebook, Instagram and visit their website for all “High and Low” fashion!
R.J. Pope Traditional Menswear
Need a place with a mixed assortment of men’s clothing? R.J. Pope Traditional Menswear offers a variety of branded gentlemen’s clothing, hats, and shoes. The most popular items of the season are the AFTCO shorts in the basic colors: tan, black, red, navy, and sand. R.J. Pope is practicing social distancing and limiting people inside the store. Shoppers also have the option to make an appointment or shop online. The business is open Monday through Saturday at their normal hours of operation. Follow R.J. Pope on Facebook, Instagram, and visit their website for the latest men’s apparel!
Southern Pottery & Art Studio
Want a fun and expressive avenue for friends or family? Southern Pottery provides inexpensive and creative activities for anyone to enjoy. Customers can expect to paint their own pottery, canvas painting, clay hand building, and glass fusing. The shop owner, Jill Carter is taking the appropriate measures to prevent the spread of the virus among her customers. Carter cleans extensively throughout her shop, provides hand sanitizer, wears a mask to make her customers feel more comfortable, and leaves the door open to prevent customers from touching the door. Southern Pottery is open Tuesday through Saturday. Follow Southern Pottery & Art Studio on Facebook and Instagram for new activities and items to paint!