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Bulloch Co. commissioners vote to keep Confederate statue

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) -

Bulloch County commissioners voted unanimously to leave the statue of a Confederate soldier on the courthouse lawn Tuesday. 

Last month, opponents called it offensive to African-Americans and asked that it be relocated. Supporters argued it was donated back in 1909 and would be damaged if moved.

One commissioner noted his support for a citizens committee to study a possible compromise.

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