Cities In The News


City plans second $1 million year for street resurfacing

January 24, 2020

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro city officials plan to spend more than $1 million on street resurfacing projects this year, the second year this will have occurred with the tax known as T-SPLOST providing the largest portion of the funds.

Parks, transit, roads, money topics for city work session

January 21, 2020

Statesboro Herald

Tuesday, Statesboro’s mayor and City Council will again meet for a public work session at 4 p.m. before a regular 5:30 p.m. meeting.

Boro council member named to training board

January 15, 2020

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro City Council Member Phil Boyum was appointed to the Georgia Municipal Training Board to represent GMA District 12.

Transfer station catches up after trash piled to capacity

January 10, 2020

Statesboro Herald

By Thursday, the solid waste transfer station the city of Statesboro operates for all of Bulloch County had nearly caught up after a pileup of garbage that prompted a one-day closure of the county’s convenience centers Sunday.

City, DSDA seek $2 million grant for expansion of GS City Campus

January 9, 2020

Statesboro Herald

City Council on Tuesday authorized the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority to apply for a $2 million grant for an expansion of Georgia Southern University’s downtown City Campus involving a DSDA-owned building.

New majority to arrive at City Hall

January 2, 2020

Statesboro Herald

Three new members of Statesboro City Council — the first women elected by districts to the council in its history — will be sworn in at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the City Hall council chambers at the start of their first official meeting.

City upgrades employee retirement plan

December 27, 2019

Statesboro Herald

The city of Statesboro’s 300-plus employees have a more generous retirement plan beginning Jan. 1 and will be able to retire with full benefits after 30 years of service, regardless of age.

Georgia city delays plan to penalize blighted properties

December 23, 2019

Access North Georgia

The Statesboro City Council is tabling the plan, after the city's mayor proposed a much lower levy, The Statesboro Herald reported.

Council kicks ‘blight tax’ can to 2020

December 19, 2019

Statesboro Herald

With a compromise proposal from Mayor Jonathan McCollar in hand, the 2019 Statesboro City Council tabled reconsideration of the “blight tax” ordinance to let the 2020 council take it up.

Statesboro FD honors 2019’s best

December 18, 2019

Statesboro Herald

The Statesboro Fire Department held its annual awards banquet this past Saturday to celebrate another year of service to the City of Statesboro and Bulloch County.

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