State Closes Oak Park Elections Violation Case 4 Years After Complaint

The Georgia Secretary of State’s Office has closed an investigation launched in the City of Oak Park in relation to a complaint regarding the 2016 municipal elections - some 47 months after the now-confirmed violation took place. 

Congressman Allen’s Staff to Hold Office Hours in Swainsboro in December

These office hours are about one-on-one visits between staff and Georgia-12 constituents.

Unwanted Cell Tower Highlights Concerns Over Oak Park City Boundaries

A dispute over a constructed cell tower led the tower company to do 'exhaustive research' on the City of Oak Park's legal boundaries. Their attorney says the 1998 annexation - which includes I-16 and the north side of the highway - was not properly done and is therefore void.

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.

Former City Clerk Arrested by GBI in the City of Soperton

A woman previously employed by the City of Soperton has been arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. 

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

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

Twin City Lands $750,000 for Water System Improvements

Twin City is set to receive a financial windfall for drainage and street improvements thanks to a grant awarded by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

Bulloch Co. Slated to Renew Mutual Aid Contract with City of Swainsboro

Bulloch County Commissioners are expected to vote to renew a mutual aid agreement for fire services with the City of Swainsboro at their meeting...

City of Claxton’s Funding of Chamber of Commerce Raises Constitutional Concerns

Two line items in the City of Claxton’s budget proposal have drawn concern over how money is paid to the Claxton-Evans Chamber of Commerce...

Rep. Rick Allen Announces Community Office Hours in Emanuel for June

U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) announced recently that his staff will be holding Community Office Hours across the 12th district during the month...