Claxton Council Uses Secret Ballot to Elect Mayor Pro Tem

The Claxton City Council may have violated the Georgia Open Meetings Act during the first meeting of 2020.  The issue stems from a vote for the Mayor Pro Tem on Claxton’s City Council which was conducted by secret ballot.

Sheriff Brown Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign

Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown and his campaign team gathered Tuesday night with friends and supporters in Statesboro as he announced the kick off of his re-election campaign.

Town of Register Mulling the Institution of Property Taxes

The Town of Register is at a fork in the road where city officials must decide whether to institute a property tax or dissolve the town and fold into the county.

Boyum Upset After Mayor Squashes Blight Tax, Calls Move “Ridiculous”

Council voted 5-0 to impose a blight tax of 7x the millage rate, but upon the passage, Mayor McCollar reduced the rate down to 0.01

Statesboro’s City Operated Bus Transit Plan Hits Snag

The transit proposal previously approved by the Statesboro City Council has hit a snag due to funding.

Citing Challenges, Bulloch Co. Prepares to Implement New Voting Machines

The Bulloch County Election Superintendent told Commissioners that the new machines will lead to increased expenses, increased time for return of results on election night, and a possible need for law enforcement when the equipment is at the 16 precincts around the county.

2019 Bulloch Municipal Election Results

Results will be published as they are posted at the Board of Elections    

CASE CLOSED: DA Denied Pursuit of Charges in Brooklet PD Case Despite Findings

More than a year after a series of articles published on AllOnGeorgia revealed concerning acts within the Brooklet Police Department, the investigation and case review by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been released. 

Brooklet Candidates Share Vision for City During Candidate Forum

Brooklet Council and Mayoral Candidates weigh in on a number of issues at Brooklet Kiwanis Candidate Forum

Brooklet Candidates Weigh in On Ideal Police Department

The candidates running for city council and for mayor of Brooklet weigh in on what they see as an ideal police department for the city.