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Brooklet City Council Rehires Hugh Hunter to City Attorney Position

Brooklet City Council Rehires Hugh Hunter to City Attorney Position

City Attorney Hugh Hunter will hold his renewed position until June of 2024, in which time Councilman Brad Anderson says Brooklet will need to take an "aggressive' approach in the search for a new City Attorney.
Contract Awarded for West Main Streetscape Design by City Council

Contract Awarded for West Main Streetscape Design by City Council

Statesboro City took action to move forward with the West Main Streetscape improvement project, Click on the picture to read about all business covered at the meeting.
Commissioners accept a check from ACCG and appoint a new EMA Director at meeting

Commissioners accept a check from ACCG and appoint a new EMA Director at meeting

The Commissioners opened their meeting on Tuesday morning accepting a check from ACCG. They also appointed a new EMA Director. Click on the picture to read about all business covered at the meeting.
Commissioners appoint Corey Kemp as new Bulloch EMA Director

Commissioners appoint Corey Kemp as new Bulloch EMA Director

Corey Kemp, a former Bulloch County EMS - EMT, was appointed as Bulloch's new EMA Director by Bulloch County Commissioners at their March 19th meeting.
Speaker Jon Burns unveils Capitol portrait of late Speaker David Ralston

Speaker Jon Burns unveils Capitol portrait of late Speaker David Ralston

Speaker David Ralston was the 73rd Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives. He passed away in 2022 following an extended illness. At the time of his passing, Speaker Ralston was the longest currently-serving state house speaker in the country. He represented Georgia’s seventh House district which includes Fannin and Gilmer counties and a portion of Dawson County.
Bulloch Commissioners conclude two days of budget presentations

Bulloch Commissioners conclude two days of budget presentations

After two days of budget presentations from Bulloch County department leaders, the real work begins for County staff and Bulloch County Commissioners to determine what needs they can fund without raising taxes. Click on the picture to read overviews of presentations.
Senators Hickman and Dixon address "School Supplies for Teachers Act"

Senators Hickman and Dixon address "School Supplies for Teachers Act"

The bill not only mandates the State Board of Education to establish a program for the Department of Education to allocate funds for eligible teachers to purchase school supplies online but also requires all schools to utilize a free-of-charge universal screener for literacy.
Bulloch County Commissioners meet for Day One of FY25 Budget Retreat

Bulloch County Commissioners meet for Day One of FY25 Budget Retreat

Bulloch County Commissioners heard presentations from 12 County departments on Monday as they begin planning for the FY2025 budget. They will continue on Tuesday morning with 13 more presentations. Click on the image to read about day one.
Bulloch Commissioners cover zoning, intergovernmental agreements and receive public input at their meeting

Bulloch Commissioners cover zoning, intergovernmental agreements and receive public input at their meeting

Bulloch County Commissioners met for their bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday. Their agenda covered zoning, intergovernmental agreements and listening to public concerns. Click on the picture to read more.
City Council honors SPD's Levi Teel for lifesaving actions at Tuesday's meeting

City Council honors SPD's Levi Teel for lifesaving actions at Tuesday's meeting

Statesboro City Council recognized SPD Officer Levi Teel for his life saving actions on February 3rd at their bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday morning. Click on the picture to read about all City business covered at the meeting.