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Convicted former Augusta commissioner remains free as he continues appeal plans



Former Augusta commissioner Sammie Sias was convicted last July, but his sentencing remains on hold as he continues plans for an appeal.

Sias' case is unlikely to progress in U.S. District Court prior to March 9. That's the new deadline set by U.S. Magistrate Brian K. Epps for Sias' attorney, Je...

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    • This has been a pet peeve of mine for years. It’s my belief that NOBODY other than him had the road sign up. I doubt you’ll find any reference to any kind of vote to have done this. He probably just called the sign department himself

  1. It is really sad that politicians get by with almost anything that is against the law. Average Citizen’s that pay these crooks salary and perks would have been in jail months ago. Folks, this is why our Country is on the verge of total Government Control, and virtual collapse. Politicians have dumbed down the electorate to secure their vote, and then having control of every facet of their lives. Sound’s like Russia, China, Iran, Cuba and other countries run by despots. It is scary.

    • As long as The State is handing out free everything to voters, The State will remain in control, Comrade. You will soon be living in a third-world economy, with rationed electricity, gasoline, food, and medical care, and State-directed production of housing and consumer goods. We will still have a first class military to keep the proletariat under control and protect the Party Members.

      • IMHO, the military folks that are now in control do not seem very ‘hawkish’, case in point, the China balloon situation. The current administration has allowed our Country to be laughed at by what used to be our allies. We are the laughing stock of the free world. Can anyone say Biden, Harris fiasco?

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