South Georgia Sheriff’s Races Show Incumbent Loyalty, Regime Change in Vacancies

South Georgia had a number of contested Sheriff’s races decided Tuesday but there were very few upsets outside of the races where a Sheriff’s Office is soon to be vacant.

New Guyton City Manager to Receive Top End Salary, Take-Home Vehicle in Benefits Package

The soon-to-be new city manager in the City of Guyton will have the increased benefits of a take-home vehicle and a city gas card in addition to his base salary.

Statesboro Council Members Upset That Local Banks Didn’t Partner for City-Backed Loan Program

Two Statesboro city council members expressed their disdain Tuesday for the lack of participation by local banking institutions in a city COVID-19-related loan program. The...

City Comments on Passing of Fmr. Statesboro Mayor Joe Brannen

The City of Statesboro announces with a heavy heart the passing of Former Mayor and City Councilmember Joe Brannen. Brannen passed away Tuesday,  June 2,...

Douglas Co. Commissioner Breaches Free Speech Infringement Settlement Agreement

A Douglas County commissioner who previously agreed to settle a legal matter regarding free speech infringements of a constituent outside of a courtroom is now refusing to abide by the terms set forth by his own legal counsel. 

McCollar on Racial Inequalities, Injustices: “Our City is Not Exempt”

"It seems the only time that we can get the attention of the world is if some business is burned, but nobody says anything about the blood of these people running in the streets," McCollar said during Tuesday's council meeting.

AG Records Show Brunswick DA Appointed Her Own Special Prosecutor to Remedy Conflict

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Justice could have another ‘case handling’ blunder involving the District Attorney in the Brunswick Judicial Circuit if the investigating agencies choose to expand their scope of inquiry.

Statesboro Police Chief: Attitude of Minneapolis Officers was “Callous and Indifferent”

Statesboro Police Chief Mike Broadhead took to social media on Thursday to condemn the actions of the now-terminated Minneapolis Police Department officers shown in a viral video restraining George Floyd for more than nine minutes as he pleaded for help and stated that he could not breathe.

Sheriff Candidate with Probationary Certification Boasted About Pals on POST Council

Though negative publicity and unanswered questions have plagued the Fordham for Sheriff campaign over the last 10 days, Mike Fordham was jovial and relaxed in a recent video podcast where he discussed his politics but refused to answer questions pertaining to the allegations of aggravated sexual assault and domestic violence. Instead, he boasted about how his friend and former co-worker was on the Council that reinstated his certification.

Brunswick DA Takes Aim at Online Publication, Threatens Legal Action

The South Georgia district attorney embroiled in a public affairs nightmare fueled by a viral video, an angry constituency, and a tenure of political favor is now taking aim at the media.