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Georgia Supreme Court Sets Deadline In Columbia County Judicial Split



The Georgia Supreme Court has set July 12 as the deadline for Cobb County Senior Superior Court Judge Adele Grubbs to hear arguments in a challenge to the creation of a Columbia County Judicial Circuit separate from the Augusta Judicial Circuit.

The state high court announced Thursday its decisi...

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    • Because Columbia County chose to make this primarily about race. If this split has been planned for some time – why choose to hide the planning? Yet Col Cty chose to wait until the first African American male DA was elected. This is the action of a petulant child that didn’t get what they wanted at Christmas. Quite a few people in Columbia County voted for DA Williams – and with this split – those voters were told that their vote didn’t matter.

      • And, playing devil’s advocate, you are telling the CC voters that their vote doesn’t matter since the overwhelming majority of them voted for the other candidate. BTW, oftentimes it is not about race, but about policy. Too many people, apparently including you, take disagreement with policy as a racial issue. The only way that is true is if the policies in question are racial in intent.

  1. Could it be that anything involving Richmond County government eventually becomes a fiscal, legal, racial, HR, or political train wreck? I live in Richmond County and wish I could move our house 1/2 mile west to put it in Columbia County.

  2. One other thing I believe gets overlooked…Augusta’s population has remained relatively constant for the 27 years I have lived here (roughly 5% increase in 27 years). In that same period Col. Co have grown dramatically. Their current growth rate is 6 times more than Richmond and Burke is stagnant or decreasing. If these trends remain constant, in a few years, Col Co will be driving the train, not Richmond.

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