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City of Statesboro establishes Juneteenth as paid city holiday

Celeste Chapman

June 22, 2020

STATESBORO —  After a city council meeting on June 17, a unanimous vote designated “Juneteenth Independence Day” as a paid holiday for city employees. “Juneteenth Independence Day celebrates one of the greatest moments in Am...

The City of Statesboro prepares for COVID-19 under a state of emergency

Sarah Smith

March 23, 2020

STATESBORO — Mayor Jonathan McCollar declared Statesboro to be under a state of emergency from March 23 to April 7.This state of emergency was declared at an emergency meeting Sunday afternoon at City Hall. This was an executive order, mean...

All three female challengers win in historic Statesboro city council election

Nathan Woodruff

November 6, 2019

STATESBORO — All three challengers, Shari Barr, Paulette Chavers and Venus Mack, won their elections in districts two, three and five for the Statesboro city council on Nov. 5.District two pitted challenger Paulette Chavers ag...

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