Candidate Spotlight: Charlie Howell – Brooklet Mayoral Race

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Oak Park Still Suffering from Fmr. Clerk’s IRS Delinquency Blunder

It’s been more than a year since the city clerk at the center of the City of Oak Park’s financial woes resigned from her post, but the issues continue to linger and the City now owes more to the IRS than it did in 2018.

Bulloch Commissioners to Consider Amended Contract for Opioid Lawsuit

The Bulloch County Commissioners will consider a small tweak to a legal services agreement in which the county is participating in a multi-state lawsuit against the pharmaceutical companies. 

City of Metter Lands Grants, Loans for Police, Fire Equipment

The City of Metter is among the larger recipients in this round of awards. 

LETTER: AWS Was Given “Assurances” on Proposed Landfill

A letter to a lengthy list of Screven County officials from the legal team representing Atlantic Waste Services alleges that the decision to move forward with the landfill at the proposed site was due to “assurances’ made by county officials, employees, and documents in existence at the time the application was made. Now that the moratorium is delaying the application, lawyers for AWS say the county has positioned them for litigation.

Brooklet City Council Apologizes to 2 Citizens for Police Dept Actions

The Brooklet City Council publicly apologized to two citizens Thursday night, bringing an end to a dispute over a handful of actions by the previous police department administration that have lingered for more than a year and landed the City in federal court. 

Brooklet Property Taxes to Tick Up Slightly, Public Hearings Set

Property taxes in the City of Brooklet are set to increase slightly for the 2019 tax year. City officials cite the increase in property values as the reason.

Statesboro to Move Forward with City Operated Bus Transit Concept

The City of Statesboro is moving on to the next step in the process of conceptualizing a city operated bus transit system. 

Effingham Commissioners to Vote on Fire Services Agreement with Guyton

The Effingham County Board of Commissioners will vote Tuesday on whether or not the county will formally enter into an agreement with the City...