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Council race is on in Statesboro District 2

August 21, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Two days into the five days of candidate qualifying, the only confirmed contest for a Statesboro City Council seat was the previously announced race in District 2.

New city manager has hiring to do

August 14, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Now in his second month as Statesboro's city manager, Charles W. Penny has some hiring to do. The city is currently short two department heads Penny would hire, and a third is leaving.

Statesboro looks to Frederick’s ‘Creek’

July 22, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro officials and volunteers planning the Creek on the Blue Mile project look to the Carroll Creek project in Frederick, Maryland, for inspiration, while acknowledging that project is on a much larger scale.

City and county extend fire pact by one year

July 18, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro and Bulloch County have extended their agreement for the Statesboro Fire Department to continue protecting the five-mile fire district outside the city limits for one more year. But negotiations for a much longer-term contract are reportedly moving forward.

Reception, first council meeting Tuesday for new city manager

July 15, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Citizens can meet and greet new City Manager Charles Penny between 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday at Joe Brannen Hall, 58-A East Main St., before his first Statesboro City Council meeting, 5:30 p.m. next door at City Hall.

New Statesboro city manager starts work

July 2, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Charles W. Penny arrived on the job Monday as Statesboro's new city manager.

City changes course on SDS, accepts ‘status quo’ plan offered by county

June 20, 2019

Statesboro Herald

After first retaining a consultant and more recently a specialized law firm for Service Delivery Strategy negotiations with the county government, Statesboro City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to have the mayor sign the offered “status quo” 10-year agreement.

City lawyers up for negotiations with county

June 10, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro City Council this week retained four attorneys and their Atlanta-area law firm as the city’s special counsel for negotiations with the Bulloch County government toward a required 10-year service delivery strategy agreement.

Boyles to be city manager for a month

May 30, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Jason Boyles, one of two Statesboro interim assistant city managers since December and the city's director of public works and engineering, has a new one-month assignment, as city manager.

City Council meets twice Tuesday

May 21, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Among other things, Statesboro City Council is slated to adopt the city’s fiscal year 2020 budget and schedule of fees, to consider annexing a 33-acre tract and to appoint a one-month interim city manager at Tuesday’s 5:30 p.m. regular meeting.

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