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City Council honors APO Joey DeLoach and Officer Nicholas Sparks-Hoskins at meeting

City Council honors APO Joey DeLoach and Officer Nicholas Sparks-Hoskins at meeting

APO DeLoach received the Medal of Valor and a Purple Heart, and his fellow officer Nicholas Sparks-Hoskins received a life saving award for actions that saved APO DeLoach's life. Regular business included approval of the annexation and re-zoning of 16.54 acres for a townhome subdivision off Cypress Lake Road. See the entire agenda in the article.
Bulloch elects new Chairman, D.A, Commissioner and BOE members

Bulloch elects new Chairman, D.A, Commissioner and BOE members

Bulloch will get new leadership at all levels of government after Bulloch County voters spoke on Tuesday night. Keep reading for all election results.
FINAL - Bulloch General Primary Election Results

FINAL - Bulloch General Primary Election Results

Sheriff Noel Brown is the only incumbent to win re-election. Jappy Stringer and Nick Newkirk are entering into a run off. Bennett wins Chairman, Davis Wins 2-C, Mock wins BOE 3, Nevil wins BOE 7. Busbee wins Bulloch, leading across the circuit.
Light agenda at Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday

Light agenda at Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday

Bulloch Commissioners met for their regular bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 21st. They covered a light agenda of business and closed the meeting encouraging citizens to get out and vote. Read the story for all business covered.
VOTE: Polls open in Bulloch from 7am to 7pm on Tuesday, May 21; Last chance to vote for Sheriff, DA, Commission Chair and BOE

VOTE: Polls open in Bulloch from 7am to 7pm on Tuesday, May 21; Last chance to vote for Sheriff, DA, Commission Chair and BOE

Tuesday is election day in Bulloch County! Don't forget to exercise your right to vote. Here's all the information you need to make the voting process a simple one. Grice Connect will provide election results as they come in Tuesday evening.
Introducing Candidates for Brooklet City Council Special Election May 21st

Introducing Candidates for Brooklet City Council Special Election May 21st

The City of Brooklet will be holding a special election on Tuesday, May 21 for the unexpired term of Brooklet City Councilmember Post #5. Polls will be open from 7 am until 7 pm at the Brooklet Recreation Department building. Joe Grooms and Sheila Wentz are now the only two running candidates.
Street improvements, Tentative budget discussion at Brooklet Council May 16

Street improvements, Tentative budget discussion at Brooklet Council May 16

Dixie Street, Oak Street, Colony Lane, Scarlett Place and Rhett Court were selected for 2024 Street improvements, and single family home developments on Old Leefield Road are now slated to become duplexes. The tentative FY25 budget was approved and the farmers market is looking to move online. This and more at the Tuesday May 24, 2024 Brooklet City Council meeting.
City Council presented with a $53 million budget proposal for FY2025

City Council presented with a $53 million budget proposal for FY2025

Statesboro City Council got their first look at the FY2025 budget on Tuesday. The $53 million balanced budget will require $1.7 million transfer from the fund balance or a millage increase as written. Most of the budget increase covers increased employee compensation approved last year. Charles Penny, City Manager, outlines options to make up the budget shortfall.
BOE Recap: REACH scholars and future educators honored, budget discussion continued

BOE Recap: REACH scholars and future educators honored, budget discussion continued

The Board of Education honored six highly achieving students, and another roster of students committed to futures as educators, all who will be graduating with the class of 2024. LCES shared their recent successes, and discussions about the budget for FY25 continued. Read more for details about the May 9, 2024 Bulloch County Board of Education meeting.
Public works honored in proclamation by Board of Commissioners

Public works honored in proclamation by Board of Commissioners

The Public Works Department and employees were honored in a proclamation declaring May 19 to 25, 2024, National Public Works Week. The Board of Commissioners also approved a contract with JA Long, Inc., for the remainder of Bethel Church Road to be paved with the completion of the roundabout at Harville and Langston Chapel Road. Read this summary of tonight's meeting for more details and topics covered.