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Opinion: Good News and Bad News

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This will be mostly an Augusta good news column. Well, I suppose I'll let the readers decide. I have some good news and then, I must spill the beans about a few other things that are questionable at the very least.

I was overjoyed to hear the news about another large company moving to Augusta a...

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  1. Personally, I have no problem with two local legislators who went to meet with Republicans in Atlanta directly without anyone’s knowledge to discuss keeping districts 3, 6 and 8. Just trying to keep the minority from being overrun.

  2. The local Ad Hoc committee totally abdicated their responsibility to redraw the districts by following a set of guild lines that included but were not limited to consider “the boundaries of neighborhoods and precincts, Compactness and Communities of interest” Also the commissioner most effected did not have a seat on the committee. I am not completed satisfied with the redistricting that was passed as Summerville loses more area, the precinct that includes the Stovall and Kings Way area was moved to another district as well as the Forest Hills precinct around Ravenel Rd was also moved to another district. The plan however did respect the integrity of precincts and was far better that the one acquiesced to by the Redistricting Committee.

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