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Editorial: It is time to end the era of playground politics



Many years ago, the Augusta Commission tossed out the arcane “gentlemen’s agreement” that stated if the mayor was White, then the mayor pro tem would be Black and vice versa.


The election of Joe Bowles to the position when Deke Copenhaver was mayor put an end to that so-called...

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  1. Will some of these commissioners ever learn to judge people by their character and not their color? My parents taught me this a long time ago. This has been a real problem in Richmond County. When I vote, I always look at a person’s character not what color they are.

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