Statesboro Mayor Joe Brannen decided he would make another run for the office. As time was running out last week, Brannen and two others, Bill Thomas and Jonathan McCollar, paid their fees. The 74 year old Brannen is seeking his second term as. Jan Moore qualified opening day.
Incumbent Phil Boyum will face Kelly Dabbs. Boyum is seeking a full term as District 1 councilman after winning a special election last year to fill the term vacated by Tommy Blitch who resigned due to health reasons. Dabbs is making his run for public office.
District 4 councilman John Riggs will go back into office after no one came forward to challenge him in November.
The Statesboro City election is scheduled for November 5th.
Voters in Brooklet will have two city council races to decide November 5.
Post 4 incumbent Edwin R. (Rusty) Smith is being challenged by Sharon (Sherry) Rich and Gregory N. Schlierf..
Two qualified to run for Post 5: Steve Allen Vezo and Thomas F. Mcelwee.
Post 3 incumbent Richard (Jim) Stanoff is running unopposed.