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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...

Mayor McCollar to open event venue in Statesboro

Emma Smith

April 10, 2019

Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar will be opening a small-event venue called Peachtree on Main at 39-A West Main Street.The venue will be used for wedding receptions, birthday parties and other such events, McCollar said.McCol...

Tormenta FC stadium breaks ground and announces new Publix for Statesboro

Elizabeth Gross

March 28, 2019

Darin Van Tassell, owner of Tormenta FC announced Wednesday that a Publix will be coming to Statesboro as well as other new businesses at the Tormenta FC stadium groundbreaking ceremony.The Publix will be 52,000 square feet and...

Statesboro Mayor McCollar addresses students at town hall meeting

Emma Smith

February 27, 2019

Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar held a meeting Tuesday night to allow students and community members to ask questions and voice their concerns regarding the growth of Statesboro.The meeting was sponsored by Student Governme...

Statesboro Mayor McCollar to hold town hall meeting on Georgia Southern Campus

McClain Baxley

February 21, 2019

Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar will be holding a meeting to address students on the Georgia Southern University Statesboro campus Feb. 26 in the Russell Union Ballroom at 7 p.m.The goal for the meeting is for GS students to v...

Mayor McCollar teaching diversity class on Liberty campus

Elizabeth Gross

January 29, 2019

Mayor Jonathan McCollar is now teaching a diversity class at the Georgia Southern University Liberty campus as a member of the new diversity task force.The Georgia Southern diversity task force is the result of a resolution propos...

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January 28, 2019

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