Cities In The News


Mayoral, council seats up in 2021

January 27, 2021

Blackshear Times

Qualifying fees have been announced for municipal elections in Blackshear, Offerman and Patterson later this year.

Inmate housing dispute continues

January 22, 2021

Blackshear Times

The City of Blackshear may file suit against Pierce County Sheriff Ramsey Bennett for breach of contract regarding an ongoing dispute over fees charged to the city for inmate housing at the county jail.

Komanecky to represent District Five

December 16, 2020

Blackshear Times

Sharon Komanecky is the newest member of the Blackshear City Council after qualifying unopposed for the District Five seat following a recall election December 1 that unseated Shawn Godwin.

Council nixes attendance-based pay policy

July 29, 2020

Blackshear Times

A policy change tying Blackshear council members’ pay to attendance was voted down 3-2 at the council’s monthly meeting, July 14.