Local Gov’t Around GA

As Statesboro Budget Balloons, City Preps for Tax Increases – Now, Later, or Both

The following information is based on the FY 2023 proposed budget for the City of Statesboro. The complete 276-page budget.

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Effingham Co. Cites ORR ‘Miscommunication’ After Attorney General Intervention

The attorney for the Effingham County Board of Commissioners says it was a ‘miscommunication’ that caused the delay in filling.

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Screven County Attorney Resigns, Recommends Attorney Repping Neighboring County on His Way Out  

The attorney for the Screven County Board of Commissioners resigned effective immediately on Tuesday ahead of the regularly scheduled commission.

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Records Show Concerning Response to Reckless Driver in Guyton

Public records show a concerning response to a reported reckless driver in the City of Guyton.  It began with a.

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EIP funds prep Waynesboro for upcoming dairy development

The City of Waynesboro is using a state grant to prepare for the addition of an incoming manufacturing facility. The.

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City of Guyton Claims Defamation, Demands Written Apology from Reporter Over Public Records Reporting

The City of Guyton, by and through its city attorney, is claiming defamatory remarks were made when a comparison of.

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Inexact, Inefficient, Ill-timed: The First Responder COVID-19 Grant in Effingham County

The administration and disbursement of a grant funded by the state of Georgia has taxpayers forking out more than necessary.

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COLUMN: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie…in Effingham County

The following article is an opinion piece and reflects the views of only the author and not those of TheGeorgiaVirtue..

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Citizens File Petition to Remove City Commission Chair from Office

Citizens in one Georgia city filed a petition in Superior Court to remove the city commission chair from office. It.

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Cities Continue to Rake in the Cash with School Zone Speed Cameras

Cities continue to rake in the cash with school zone speed cameras, a public-private partnership that draws the ire of.

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