VIDEO: Claxton Councilwoman Tries to Halt Arrest of Family Friend After Police Pursuit

A police pursuit that ended in the backyard of a Claxton City Councilwoman garnered the attention of the high ranking city officials late Saturday evening after the councilwoman chastised the officer for making an arrest for an offense the woman said was ‘not that serious.’

Questionable Tenure of Interim Guyton Police Chief Rolls Over to New Administration

The winds of uncertainty continue to blow in the City of Guyton as the revolving door of personnel turns without ceasing. While the position of city manager may be in a close second, no department in the city government has seen more turnover than the Guyton Police Department. In the last four and a half years, the PD has been lead by five different Chiefs and/or Public Safety Directors. But the current interim police chief may present the most issues of them all.

Questionable Tenure of Interim Guyton Police Chief Rolls Over to New Administration

The winds of uncertainty continue to blow in the City of Guyton as the revolving door of personnel turns without ceasing. While the position of city manager may be in a close second, no department in the city government has seen more turnover than the Guyton Police Department. In the last four and a half years, the PD has been lead by five different Chiefs and/or Public Safety Directors. But the current interim police chief may present the most issues of them all.

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.

City of Glennville Again Receives Perfect Financial Audit

The City of Glennville received a perfect audit report for the city’s FY 2019 accounting practices, a report prepared by an independent auditor shows.  

Costolnick to run for Floyd County Clerk of Superior Court

Costolnick to run for Floyd County Clerk of Superior Court

DOCS: Atlantic Waste Services Land Use Variance Application

The Screven County Planning & Zoning Office has made the documents filed by Atlantic Waste Services for a land use variance application available to...

Attorney General Opens Inquiry into City of Guyton Over Records Delay

The Georgia Attorney General's Office has opened an inquiry into the City of Guyton after a complaint was filed over a lengthy delay in providing public records.

Roessler Reflects on Tenure as Mayoral Term Wraps Up

City of Glennville Mayor Chris Roessler convened a council meeting for the last time earlier this month, but after four years on council and eight years as the city’s top leader, he has much to tout as his tenure in city government comes to a close.

Chaos, Yelling Cut Port Wentworth Council Meeting Short

It was all chaos and disorder Thursday night during the city council meeting in Port Wentworth as city officials bickered amongst each other over allegations of illegal government meetings and the appointment of city employees.