Cities In The News


Statham police chief resigns

December 5, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Statham police chief, Allan Johnston, resigned his position Sunday, Dec. 1.

Three council races to be contested in Winder; three to run for mayor in Statham

August 26, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

There will be three contested city council races in Winder this fall, while Mayor David Maynard appears to be heading for a third term.

Statham budget approved six weeks into fiscal year

August 21, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The city’s utility budget, which is water and sewer, changed the most. The council added slightly more than $100,000 in revenue and expenses. The water and sewer budget is $1.665 million.

Statham council tables pair of items at meeting

July 18, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Statham City Council tabled nearly as many items as it approved at its meeting July 16.

Statham election to bring changes

July 18, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Statham City Council faces big changes starting in January.

Bridges to retire as Statham mayor

July 9, 2019

MainStreet Newspaper

A fixture in Statham, Mayor Robert Bridges, will end his tenure at the end of December. Bridges, who has been mayor for 20 years, has made it official — he will not seek another term.

Statham will be late adopting FY20 budget

June 20, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

According to the proposed budget, the city would spend $1.5 million for operations, about $8,000 less than current levels, and another $1.5 million in its utility fund, $19,000 more than FY2019.