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Mayor, 2 Councilmembers Sworn in for New Terms in Statesboro

Three returning elected officials in the City of Statesboro were sworn in Tuesday for their new terms in office.

Bulloch County Probate Judge Lorna Deloach issued oaths of office to Mayor Jonathan McCollar, Councilman Phil Boyum, and Councilman John Riggs at the beginning of Tuesday’s regular city council meeting at City Hall.

McCollar is beginning his second term in office, having defeated Ernest Lawton in November 2021.


Boyum, who ran unopposed in district 1 in November, is beginning his third term. He was first elected in 2012. Riggs defeated Kristine Yager-Rushton in district 4, and was first elected in 2009.

Jessica Szilagyi
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Jessica Szilagyi is Publisher of The Georgia Virtue. She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as issues in law enforcement. She has a background in Political Science with a focus in local government and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. Jessica is a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta, a commentator on the 'Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong Podcast,' and she has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers." Sign up for her weekly newsletter: http://eepurl.com/gzYAZT

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