The Statesboro city council reversed itself at Tuesday night's meeting when they voted unanimously to rescind funding for a study to look at consolidation of city and county governments.
The Statesboro city council and the Bulloch Board of Commissioners took different paths Tuesday as each group decided whether to participate in and fund a study of consolidation of city and county government.
In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Statesboro city council voted to continue with the employee furlough program through the first fiscal of quarter of 2010, which ends Sept. 30.
The Statesboro City Council will meet this morning to decide whether or not to continue the city employee's furlough plan through the end of September.
As part of his 2009 Veterans' Tour, Congressman John Barrow paid a visit to the Honey Bowen Building to field questions from local constituents.
It's a case of hurry up and wait for Anthony Mann. The Statesboro citizen filed a claim June 16 against the city, arguing that the city's charter does not give the council authority to hire and fire employees.
Former Statesboro City Clerk Judy McCorkle was hired to act as the temporary city administrator for the City of Sandersville at a called Sandersville council meeting Thursday.
Setting the stage to decide in court who has the true authority to hire and fire department heads within the City of Statesboro, Superior Court Judge William Woodrum has signed a "declaratory judgment and injunctive relief" action, which argues the city council does not have the authority to reinstate former city clerk Judy McCorkle.
Due to tight fiscal conditions throughout the city, the Statesboro City Council will be faced with a slew of proposals to raise a number of different fees in various departments, when they meet Tuesday evening.
The Statesboro City Council has called a special meeting for 10 this morning to seek a temporary permit for mobile dwelling units that will reside at 13 Grady Johnson Road, specifically Johnson's Mobile Court.
Residents in the Inglewood subdivision will soon be looking at some new street names as the Bulloch County 911 Administration office seeks to avoid continuing confusion.
Two Statesboro city councilmen are concerned the city decided to reinstate former City Clerk and Director of Finance and Administration Judy McCorkle despite council members previously stating their intent to let her termination stand.
In an unexpected move, the Statesboro City Council voted Tuesday to reinstate former city clerk and director of finance and administration Judy McCorkle.
The Bulloch County Blood Center and the American Red Cross are pulling out all the stops as they prepare to kick-off Donor Appreciation Month this Monday.
Legal representation for the City of Statesboro and former City Clerk Judy McCorkle met Tuesday to mediate a potential claim of wrongful termination.