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Editorial: The ‘Malaise Era’ in Augusta is over



For the past almost three years, the news coming out of the Mayor’s Office and city government in general has been almost a total embarrassment with a globe-trotting spendthrift mayor, a deadlocked commission and department heads who chronically failed to do something as simple as cut the grass on ...

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  1. Mayor Johnson and his many contacts in Atlanta has and will show Augustans just how he will follow up on his campaingn promises. Mayor Johnson is much smarter than the majority of the Commissioners give him credit for and he will get many good things done for Augusta despite the majority of whom he has to work with.

  2. Editorial board yes Augusta Richmond County have had a successful transition. Let me be crystal clear I worked against the re-election of the former mayor, and worked against the election of the mayor. When the elections was over I work to make Augusta Richmond County successful. I only glorify God, and believe God should have all power. Only the mayor and Emergency Management director have the authority to operate in a state of emergency

  3. Speaking of the “county-wide cleanup,” I never heard or read anything about the results. Did it happen? Were they rained out? Was it successful or did no one show up? I did a search on here to no avail.

  4. If the Commissioners will just sit down and shut up, I think we have ourselves a winner. I think there are going to have to be some personnel changes, and the Commissioners are going to have to support them. Mayor Johnson is going to have to propose the slate of candidates for County Administrator soon. Looking forward to that. We’ve got a good man in the Palace. PLEASE let him do the job he was elected to do. Get out of his way.

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