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City Council takes first Vote on revising outdated City Codes at Tuesday's meeting

City Council takes first Vote on revising outdated City Codes at Tuesday's meeting

Statesboro City Council met for their bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday. One of items covered was the first reading of the City's updated Unified Code. Read the story for more on this and all the business covered by the Council.
Mayor declares local state of emergency for City of Statesboro

Mayor declares local state of emergency for City of Statesboro

Mayor Jonathan McCollar declared a local state of emergency for the City of Statesboro this morning. This follows Bulloch County's and the State of Georgia's State of Emergency signed yesterday. Mayor McCollar asks area residents to limit road travel and stay home as weather conditions worsen throughout the day.
City waste collection and transit routes to be impacted by storm

City waste collection and transit routes to be impacted by storm

Some City services that operate on roadways will be impacted this week. There will be no residential waste collection on Wednesday, August 30, or Thursday, August 31. Sanitation services will resume on Friday, September 1, with collection of Wednesday's route. Thursday's route will be collected on Saturday, September 2. Statesboro Area Transit buses will not run on Wednesday, August 30.
Multiple citizens qualify for Council in Brooklet and Register Monday | Extended Qualifying ends Tuesday

Multiple citizens qualify for Council in Brooklet and Register Monday | Extended Qualifying ends Tuesday

Qualifying for City Council in Brooklet and Register was extended to this week to fill council seats no one qualified for. Both cities saw multiple citizens qualify for the respective council seats. Read all about it below.
Sack Challenges Chavers, No opposition for Hendley, Barr | Brooklet gets new Mayor | Portal and Register returns officials

Sack Challenges Chavers, No opposition for Hendley, Barr | Brooklet gets new Mayor | Portal and Register returns officials

Qualifying ended on Friday seeing only one contested election in Statesboro, a new Mayor in Brooklet, all incumbents in Portal and Register returning, and two seats that no one qualified for. Read all about it below.
State Senate to tackle growth of artificial intelligence

State Senate to tackle growth of artificial intelligence

Two Senate committees announced plans Monday to hold a joint hearing on AI this fall.
Brooklet, Register, Portal and Statesboro city election qualifiers - Day Four

Brooklet, Register, Portal and Statesboro city election qualifiers - Day Four

This is an update of citizens who have qualified to run at the end of the fourth day of qualifying. Candidates who wish to qualify for a municipal office must file their notice of candidacy with the Election Superintendent in each respective city at their City Hall this week. Qualifying will run through Friday, August 25th at 4:30 p.m.
Brooklet, Register, Portal and Statesboro city election qualifiers - Day Three

Brooklet, Register, Portal and Statesboro city election qualifiers - Day Three

This is an update of citizens who have qualified to run at the end of the third day of qualifying. Candidates who wish to qualify for a municipal office must file their notice of candidacy with the Election Superintendent in each respective city at their City Hall this week. Qualifying will run through Friday, August 25th at 4:30 p.m.
Brooklet, Register, Portal and Statesboro city election qualifiers - Day Two

Brooklet, Register, Portal and Statesboro city election qualifiers - Day Two

This is an update of citizens who have qualified to run at the end of the second day of qualifying. Candidates who wish to qualify for a municipal office must file their notice of candidacy with the Election Superintendent in each respective city at their City Hall this week. Qualifying will run through Friday, August 25th at 4:30 p.m.
Bulloch Commission Approves Tax Increase with no changes

Bulloch Commission Approves Tax Increase with no changes

Bulloch County Commissioners unanimously approved the property tax increase with no changes in a special session on Tuesday, August 22 at 8:30 AM in the Commission meeting room at the North Main Annex.