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Unpaid water bill leads city to make changes
Apartment landlord had racked up $6,000 in charges
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Statesboro city officials are reworking a local ordinance after it came to light that they have not necessarily abided by it. In July, City Manager Frank Parker was notified by representatives of the city’s Water/Wastewater Department that a business, South Georgia Realty LLC, had accrued more than $6,000 in unpaid utility bills over the course of several months. The same information was made public when a concerned citizen, Bill Thomas — upon receiving an anonymous tip — spoke about the debt at a City Council meeting.
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