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andremurra

Statesboro's Abusive Powers That Be

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This is probably one of the first times that anyone has read anything negative I have to say about my hometown, Statesboro. However, with all cities, Statesboro also has some major issues. As with any city over 200 years old, there are certain prejudices between different groups of people living in that city. You may have heard some buzz about the political happenings in Statesboro, more so since October 2005, and particularly since August 2007. In a nutshell

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Thats a question for those familiar with Georgia state law. I don't know Georgia law, however I do know that county creation is a different process than city creation. Assuming its possible, you'd probably have to get the whole city to vote in favor of it.

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Yeah, unfortunately, we cant just move the billion dollars worth of Georgia Southern infrustructure somewhere else. Im a local and a student, and Im just really getting sick of this hateful relationship the city has towards the college and its students. Its very one-sided, and yet there is hate towards the community because of the way locals treat students.

http://www.statesboroherald.com/news/article/6322/

You can also check out this video:

http://www.wsav.com/midatlantic/sav/news.a...10-26-0028.html

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Here are some more articles from recent news on this voting Issue:

WSAV - Savannah News

http://www.wsav.com/midatlantic/sav/home.a...11-01-0032.html

Heres an interesting part of the artcle:

"Clear Case of Voter Intimidation in Statesboro, Georgia

Student voters face police questioning at polls, challenges to residency, provisional ballots and a misinformation campaign to discourage voting

Statesboro, GA

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