Mayor Jonathan McCollar, during Tuesday morning’s Statesboro City Council meeting, proposed renaming Lester Road, the street Statesboro High School is on, Coach Lee Hill Boulevard.
Statesboro city officials are merging an anti-discrimination ordinance drafted by City Attorney Cain Smith with the “equity package” prepared by the “One Boro” commission to create a Statesboro Inclusion and Equity Act.
The City of Statesboro and Georgia Southern’s Business Innovation Group announce the awarding of $28,000 in COVID-19 relief funds to 14 local businesses in Statesboro and Bulloch County.
New this summer, alcoholic beverages are permitted in open cups of a certain size, outdoors but not in motor vehicles, in a defined area of downtown Statesboro, within certain hours.
The drive-thru at Statesboro City Hall has reopened, but City Hall itself remains closed to the public.
One Boro is ready to present a proposal for an “equity package,” of steps aimed at ensuring equal treatment and preventing discrimination and related violence, to City Council later this month.
Main Street Statesboro was designated last week as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America program.
Statesboro City Manager Charles Penny confirmed Saturday that one of the city’s employees has tested positive for COVID-19. In an effort to stop the spread of the virus, City Hall will be closed to the public until further notice, Penny announced.
Improvements proposed for two parks in Statesboro – Luetta Moore Park and the Grady Street Park – would cost $3.98 million, according to cost estimates the city government obtained from consultants.
In light of national attention directed towards police interactions with suspects, the City of Statesboro is sharing its Statesboro Police “use of force” policy.