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Opinion: As Augusta Turns

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Everyone in the city was waiting on the explosion that was the homeless issue. It unfolded just the way it was planned — dig, set and spike. Washington Road being brought up was the equivalent to Tiger placing his ball on the tee at hole number one and smacking it clear across that little dip by th...

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7 COMMENTS

  1. It’s simple. If you believe that life begins at conception, then abortion is homicide. Women, and men, have options available to prevent conception.
    Vaccines can be a matter of life and death, but does refusing a jab constitute homocide? Some believe that it does, and they are most often the same people that are pro women’s rights, and deny the right of the unborn to live.

  2. One major difference in the homeless issue on Washington Road vs most downtown places, is that they are walking/stumbling/wandering in and out of traffic on a major highway, on a daily basis. No one wants to run these people over but when they step off curbs and walk in the middle of a lane of traffic at one of Augusta’s busiest intersections, it’s going to happen. The drug activity around I-20 in those cheap hotels is beginning to rival any other spot in town.

  3. Michael Meyers I want to let you know that an article that Sylvia wrote stated me saying verbatim…. I have seen homeless all over Augusta. ALL OVER AUGUSTA. I got pictures of under the bridge at Sacred Heart and pictures elsewhere throughout Augusta but could not show every single picture in my presentation. There certainly wasn’t enough time to show the all the pictures I have taken. I showed one off of Broad Street, Boy Scout Read and another location in Augusta. I also have pictures under the North Leg bridge as well with homeless. It’s everywhere.

  4. Maybe if the “task force” would “GET OFF THIER BUTTS” instead of grandstanding, changes could be made. What exactly have they done since their existance?? I’m waiting!! You are just using this to bash Mrs. McKnight, and as an opportunity to throw the race card out there. You are no better that the rest of them. I wish the powers that be would relieve you of your column. The last thing this paper needs is a “baiter”. IMHO.

    • Your opinion is as humble as you are wrong. You are the race baiter or racist. So because I make a comment it automatically turns to race – is that because I’m black? Maybe I address the issue because Washington Rd is a long way from where I live in Midtown? Please understand who you are talking to before you go on your “Trump”ed Rampage…. I do appreciate you reading every week – and if I stop writing maybe you can fill- in?

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